American Machinist

Annual open house.(Business Trends)

"FASTER, BETTER, AND CHEAPER" WAS THE THEME OF FPT's annual open house in Santa Maria Di Sala, Italy. In addition to displaying its Synthesis moving-column milling machine and Yasda multipallet machining center, there was a booth dedicated to companies whose components are used in FPT machines, such as Tebis for CAM and Heidenhain and Siemens for numerical controls and electronic/electric components.

IRVINE, CALIF.... CGTECH IS BUILDING VIRTUAL MACHINE models for the 5-axis machining centers of Mitsui Seiki USA Inc., Franklin Lakes, N.J. This involves software models and post processors. Both companies have also agreed to develop software for Mitsui Seiki's 3 and 4-axis machines. …

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