Vollmer of America Corp. hires Andrew Allwood

Published
April 04, 2018 - 02:45pm

Vollmer of America Corp.A rotary tooling development manager started March 19 and operates out of the office in Pittsburgh.

Andrew Allwood has a vast experience of the North American markets having worked for United Grinding in the Walter & Ewag division for the past 28 years. Before that Andrew worked on CNC machines as an application engineer which means he's also familiar with tooling design as well.

Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • grinding

    grinding

    Machining operation in which material is removed from the workpiece by a powered abrasive wheel, stone, belt, paste, sheet, compound, slurry, etc. Takes various forms: surface grinding (creates flat and/or squared surfaces); cylindrical grinding (for external cylindrical and tapered shapes, fillets, undercuts, etc.); centerless grinding; chamfering; thread and form grinding; tool and cutter grinding; offhand grinding; lapping and polishing (grinding with extremely fine grits to create ultrasmooth surfaces); honing; and disc grinding.

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