Industry News for 08/2020

Pop Up Roadshow — 20  cities in 14 states
From September to November, optical measurement supplier Bruker Alicona is hosting a U.S. roadshow. In more than 20 cities, exclusive demos of their optical metrology equipment will be organized under consideration of COVID regulations.  
Mazak Corp.
According to Manager Scott Vyhlidal, Tri-V Tool and Manufacturing Co. in Omaha, Nebraska, never turns down work or shies away from a challenging part and will give any reasonable venture a try even as those jobs become increasingly more complex.
Omax Corp.
KENT, Washington – Omax Corp. is excited to announce the next installment of its virtual trade show series.
UCM AG
Rheineck/Monschau. In times of contact restrictions, travel constraints and trade fair cancellations, the virtual customer day held by the Swiss company UCM AG offers customers and interested parties a safe way of keeping up to date with the latest developments in the field of precision and ultrafine cleaning.
MC Machinery Covid-19 Impact Graphic
Eight out of 10 manufacturing employees continued to work full-time on-site, according to an online survey conducted by MC Machinery Systems to measure the pandemic's impact on the industry. Results from the survey, which included 351 participants, are highlighted in the information graphic "The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Manufacturing Industry" (seen below).
Dr. Donald Cohen of Michigan Metrology is presenting online classes in surface texture, roughness, wear, finish and friction. The courses are designed for scientists, engineers and technicians working in medical devices, automotive, aerospace, materials, polymers, etc., with material designed to benefit both relative novices and advanced metrology users.
Michigan Metrology, experts in solving problems related to surface texture, wear, finish and friction, are now offering courses in surface texture analysis, friction and wear in online formats.
Mazak Tech Center in Edmonton, Canada
Mazak Corp. Canada plans to open a new Technical Center in Western Canada to provide local access to direct sales, service, application and training support, the company announced in a news release dated July 15. The new facility, which will be located in Edmonton, Alberta, is set to open in September.
Universal Robots USA Inc.
If you didn't visit it live, then through Aug. 28, you still can attend The Cobot Expo, a North American digital trade show by Universal Robots USA Inc.
Mazak Corp.
FLORENCE, Kentucky – Mazak Corp. announced the launch of a three-pronged holistic digital customer experience, which features an interactive tour of the Kentucky campus, an immersive virtual technology center and All Axes Live, a series of robust online events where attendees will gain exclusive access to never-before-seen Mazak manufacturing technology.
Vision Engineering Inc., a manufacturer of optical and digital inspection and non-contact measurement systems based in New Milford, Connecticut, in June launched a microscope trade-in program for North America. Set up for a trade-in on any microscope, the program in return offers participants a 25% discount on Mantis eyepiece-less microscopes until Aug. 31.