When do you know when it’s time to replace your CNC Machine.

By Ryan Scarlett / April 13, 2023 /

Reading Time: 2 minutes Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines are widely used in manufacturing industries to automate tasks such as cutting, drilling, and shaping various materials. These machines have become essential in modern manufacturing as they provide accuracy and precision that is not possible with manual machining. However, like any other machine, CNC machines have a lifespan and eventually…

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Midwest Tool Expo & Auction 2023

By Ryan Scarlett / January 18, 2023 /

Reading Time: < 1 minutes January 27 -28, 2023 Michiana Event Center (The MEC)  |  455 E. Farver St., Shipshewana, IN 46565 Dates & Hours Friday, January 27 – Saturday, January 28, 2023 Friday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Auction begins at 3:00 PM) Saturday: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Auction begins at 9:00 AM) Location Michiana Event Center (MEC) | 455…

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5 Strategies To Improve Your CNC Machining Efficiency

By Ryan Scarlett / December 22, 2022 /

Reading Time: 5 minutes 5 Strategies To Improve Your CNC Machining Efficiency To keep up with the ever-changing dynamics of today’s manufacturing and production industry, manufacturers must find ways to enhance their comprehensive business operations and meet the ever-increasing demand for high-quality CNC components. The efficiency of your CNC machine is limited only by your skill and diligence in…

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10 reasons your shop needs a CNC Router

By Ryan Scarlett / December 20, 2022 /

Reading Time: 4 minutes 10 Reasons your shop needs a CNC Router The word “CNC” stands for Computer Numerical Control, but today everyone calls it CNC. So, how do you define a CNC machine? All automated motion control machines have three primary components – a command function, a drive/motion system, and feedback system. CNC machining is the process of…

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By Ryan Scarlett / October 11, 2022 /

Reading Time: < 1 minutes CNC Nested-Based Cutting Solutions Show Wednesday, November 9th, 9 am to 5 pm Having a hard time finding good help? Automate TOPICS: Latest Software Fixturing Automation  Tooling Having a hard time finding good help? Automate! Come learn about CR Onsrud CNC Pusher Sweeper with Ken Stissel. Scarlett’s own Jeff Robinson will provide an overview of…

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Cefla Finishing Machines

CEFLA LIVE June 2021

By Karlo Zadro / May 20, 2021 /

Reading Time: 3 minutes As the largest North American live demonstration event dedicated to the finishing professional, CeflaLive Charlotte is an *in-person* event taking place June 9, 10, 11 and helps fabricators understand just how accessible automation technology is, with techniques relevant to our region. Vacuum technology in particular focuses on profile finishing – something not practiced in many other areas…

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Wood Waste

High-Volume Dust Collection System Designed for Energy Efficiency

By Karlo Zadro / April 9, 2021 /

Reading Time: 5 minutes For Alvic’s first large high-volume panel production operation in the United States, the company worked with Nederman Corp. to comply with U.S. regulatory requirements and learned how facilities and infrastructure differed from Alvic’s main factories in Spain. Nederman U.S. and Spanish representatives visited Alvic’s main factory in Alcaudete, Spain. Alvic USA is part of Grupo…

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Section 179

Section 179 Deductions FAQ

By Ryan Scarlett / November 13, 2020 /

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Did you know Section 179 Deductions: Applies to both new and USED equipment Bonus Depreciation = 100%. Bonus Depreciation is generally taken after the Section 179 Spending Cap is reached. Bonus Depreciation is available for both new and used equipment. Finance for 5 years and deduct the whole amount in the first year Read more about Section 179…

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Midwest Tool Expo & Auction

Midwest Tool Expo 2021

By Ryan Scarlett / October 2, 2020 /

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Midwest Tool Expo and Auction is coming to Shipshewana, and it is going to be full of tool sales, informative seminars, and exciting auctions.  Specializing in Woodworking, Carpentry, and Construction.  We will be taking consignments Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  See contact info below with any questions. $5.00 Admission Fee…

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CeflaLive Charlotte 2020

CeflaLive Charlotte 2020

By Ryan Scarlett / September 28, 2020 /

Reading Time: 2 minutes CeflaLive Charlotte is North America’s largest live demonstration event dedicated to finishing professionals. OCTOBER 14-15, 2020 Whether your substrate is wood, plastic, metal, glass, fiber cement, glue or something more specialized, our goal is always to provide you added value and the opportunity to grow your business. Attending CeflaLive Charlotte will allow you to discover new innovations, solutions,…

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