Your Manufacturing Business Will Benefit from Edge Preparation Services

Posted on March 2nd, 2020
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Are you on the fence regarding if your business could benefit from edge preparation services? We’re here to unequivocally say there’s a very good chance edge prep could be a great benefit to your business and your employees. With decades of edge prep experience, we see time after time how edge prep, also known as honing, is an excellent way to improve and extend the lifespan of a tool. One of the most important of the edge prep processes is honing, the creation of a controlled radius and surface finish improvement. Manufacturers employ honing to many cutting tools using an abrasive surface of silicon carbide, ceramic, nylon filament or diamond. In the distant past these efforts were achieved manually, but today thanks to advanced processes of motorization and mechanization, edge prep is easily achievable by working with MET. MET Edge…

New Year Equals New Job in Manufacturing

Posted on February 11th, 2020
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It’s a new year and there’s no better time for an update in the form of a new job in manufacturing. Because of an ongoing skills gap, manufacturers are on the lookout for employees who are versed in the newest manufacturing skills. If you haven’t thought of a career in manufacturing before, know there are many positive changes worth considering. To start, manufacturing is no longer considered a “dirty” industry with only low-wage jobs. Today’s manufacturing is on the cutting edge, applying high-skill applications and paying higher wages. Manufacturing now includes growing applications of automation, the use of robots and cobots (robots working with humans), artificial intelligence (AI), analytics and IoT, the Internet of Things. New pairings of technology and innovation continue to move the industry forward as manufacturing draws on applications of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). As…