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Anne Winslow

Anne Winslow is a Marketing Manager at Machinery Marketing International (MMI). Experienced in digital marketing communications in the manufacturing and machining industries, she brings a wealth of insight to the MMI CNC machining blog.
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SAFETY FIRST

Did you know there were 434,000 workplace injuries reported by US manufacturers in 2013? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 70,000 injuries occurred in the Fabricated Metal Products Industry.

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2015 Manufacturing Events Calendar

by Anne Winslow on Jan 8, 2015 12:09:00 PM

Welcome to 2015!

 

This year there many Manufacturing Industry events, trade shows, and conferences to choose from in all over the world.  Here is a roundup of a few excellent opportunities for learning, connections,...

Whether you are new to online machinery auctions or just new to MMI-Auction.com, it’s nice to know how the process works. We’ve created an illustrated outline of the below. Still have questions? Contact us at ...

CNC Jig Boring Machines

by Anne Winslow on Dec 15, 2014 1:20:00 PM

 CNC Jig Boring Machines are used for precision machining in industries including aerospace, tool and die making, and performance automotive. These machines are rigid enough for heavy cuts, and they can produce detailed...

T aiwanese manufacturer You Ji isn’t quite a household name the United States, but their reputation for quality and value is growing among users of their heavy-duty precision machinery.  The company manufactures...

Orders are on the rise at many machine shops serving oilfield and gas producers, but there's no telling how long the good times will last in the unpredictable energy industry. Shop owners must balance the benefits of...

UPDATE: We recently put together a updated infographic on the pros and cons of Vertical and Horizontal Machining Centers.

Your machine shop is ready to expand. Wonderful!  Should you add another vertical machining ...

Congratulations! You did your homework and found the right used CNC machine for your expanding business, you secured financing, placed the winning bid at auction, and sent in payment. Now it’s time to bring your machine...

3D Printing at the Machine Shop

by Anne Winslow on Oct 29, 2014 4:53:00 PM

While it's possible to manufacture metal parts using 3D printing, the technology lags behind its polymer counterparts.  With that in mind, do you agree with this statement from Local Motors, posted at IMTS 2014? Will 3D...