Productivity’s 21st Oktoberfest Tool Show – A Breath of Fresh “Tradeshow” Air
Productivity’s 21st Oktoberfest Tool Show – A Breath of Fresh “Tradeshow” Air Posted on October 7, 2021
thumbnail of blog featured imagePlymouth, MN. October 2021 — Productivity’s 21st biennial Oktoberfest Tool Show, held September 21-23, gave manufacturing shop owners, CEOs, engineers, machinists and employees in the Midwest area a first-hand look at the finest in CNC machinery, tooling and accessories, and related technologies and services. Productivity’s biennial Oktoberfest Tool show is considered the largest distributor operated…

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Always a Smooth Finish with Okamoto Grinding Machines Posted on August 3, 2021
thumbnail of blog featured imageEstablished in 1926, the Okamoto Corporation has made a name as a market leader in the production of surface automatic and CNC grinding machines. Known in the industry as a Total Abrasive Process Machine manufacturer, Okamoto provides the most advanced grinding technology in the industry with uncompromising dedication to quality and repeatability. Their diverse line-up…

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The Show Must Go On – Productivity’s 21st Oktoberfest Tool Show Posted on July 21, 2021
thumbnail of blog featured imagePlymouth, MN. July 2021 — Productivity is happy to announce that it will be holding its 21st Oktoberfest Tool Show Tuesday through Thursday, September 21-23, 2021. Like all of the Oktoberfest Tool Shows, Productivity prides itself on showcasing the latest in machining and offering live demonstrations of current manufacturing technologies. At this show, you can…

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CNC Machine Tool Preventive Maintenance Program: Why It’s Worth It and How to Get Started Posted on June 2, 2021
thumbnail of blog featured imageManaging equipment failures and downtime are an all too common and accepted reality in the world of manufacturing. With metalworking equipment performing constant repetitive tasks, it is to be expected — but to what extent? Unfortunately, manufacturing and process industries lose an estimated $20 to $60 billion each year due to unscheduled downtime and poor…

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Cleanliness IS iFP Parts Cleaning and Washing Systems Posted on April 7, 2021
thumbnail of blog featured imageProductivity Inc. offers iFP parts cleaning and washing systems that clean oil- and water-based residue from machined parts. iFP parts cleaning and washing systems continuously recycle the modified alcohol cleaning agent, thus eliminating the need to mix, monitor or dispose of contaminated cleaning solutions. Not only are there dozens of pre-programmed washing cycles, the iFP parts…

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Citizen Cincom: A Worldwide Leader in CNC Swiss-Type Automatic Lathes Posted on January 25, 2021
thumbnail of blog featured imageSince 1961, Marubeni Citizen-Cincom (MCC) has been recognized as the worldwide market share holder in the area of CNC swiss-type automatic lathes and turning centers, with an established reputation for ease-of-use, fast setup, precision, rigidity, and efficiency. Since its inception, Citizen has successfully made Citizen Cincom swiss screw lathe machines the most widely accepted CNC…

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Clean & Green Industrial Parts Cleaning Series Part 2 Posted on September 21, 2020
thumbnail of blog featured imageKeeping Your Parts Production Process Green Without Sacrificing Clean In Part 1 of the Clean & Green Industrial Parts Cleaning Series, we discussed Environmental Considerations for Green Parts Cleaning Solvents. In this article, we will focus on keeping your parts production process green AND clean. In an industry in which production time, volume, and quality…

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Matsuura: Offering Traditional Craftsmanship With State-Of-The-Art Engineering Principles Posted on August 28, 2020
thumbnail of blog featured imageProductivity partnered with Matsuura Machinery in 1976 because Matsuura is committed to offering cutting-edge 3-axis and 5-axis machining centers that have high reliability, high accuracy and high performance. Matsuura manufactures a broad range of high-speed 3-axis and 5-axis machining centers covering all industry sectors. As innovators in the production of high-speed machining and unmanned high…

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Clean & Green Industrial Parts Cleaning Series Part 1 Posted on July 27, 2020
thumbnail of blog featured imageEnvironmental Considerations for Green Parts Cleaning Solvents If you are using legacy parts cleaning solvents, pending changes in state and federal law governing the use of hazardous parts cleaning solvents such as TCE, Perc, nPB, HFC’s, and others, WILL require you to rethink how your company can effectively meet your green parts cleaning requirements. A…

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