Environmental 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…Read More
Abrasive waterjet cutting machines of the past had lower water pressure and were relegated to cutting only soft materials. With the advent of the new narrower and more powerful high pressure jet streams, abrasive water jet cutting machines such as OMAX have earned a reputation as the preferred method of cutting heat sensitive materials. With…Read More
What is Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)? Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) is a non-traditional machining process. The material is removed from a workpiece, without any mechanical force on the workpiece using an electrical current that passes between an electrode and a workpiece, which is separated by a dielectric liquid. Combined with computer numeric controls (CNC) and…Read More
The Leading FANUC Robot Integrators Productivity is proud to be a FANUC Authorized Robot Systems Integrator (ASI), and a partner of FANUC since 1977. This partnership allows our team to develop custom and pre-engineered automation solutions that fully utilize the capabilities of FANUC robots and resources. You can count on our vast knowledge and experience…Read More
As more and more machine shops are competing for jobs throughout the world in the aerospace, medical, automotive and industrial markets, they need to find better ways of being competitive at the spindle. We all know that the market drives how much we can charge for our components and it’s up to us to increase…Read More
Helping Machining Customers Make What Matters. Productivity has been a partner with Makino since 1983. Established in 1937, Makino machine tools is a world leader in advanced CNC horizontal and vertical machining centers. Makino is committed to providing high-performance, leading-edge machining technologies and innovative engineered process solutions that enable machine shop manufacturers to focus on…Read More
For over three decades, Haas Factory Outlet Productivity has distributed, serviced and supported the Haas Automation line of CNC machinery, a global leader in machine tool building. As a leading supplier of Haas’ American-made CNC machine tools, the team at Productivity Inc. holds a shared commitment to metalworking industry advancements — the commitment to quality…Read More
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Productivity’s 20th biennial Oktoberfest Tool Show, held September 24-26, gave metalworking 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 machine tool show is regarded as the largest distributor-operated trade show event in the Midwest,…Read More