China New Agency (CNA) is promoting a trade show featuring precision machines and machine tools in Taipei, China, citing the event organizers report of a "rising demand for machine tools and equipment due to the improving global economy". The Taipei CNC Machine Tool and Manufacturing Technology Show, known as MT duo, was to take place [...] is reporting that the majority of job openings at a recent job fair were for CNC machinists. Bosch-Rexroth's Fountain Inn (South Carolina) facility primarily manufactures external gear pumps (hydraulic pumps) for earthmoving equipment. Compensation for CNC machinists was running $18 to $19/hour, plus eligibility for benefits, including comprehensive medical, dental and vision care, 401-K, [...]

Canyon Hydro has announced it completed a major expansion to its manufacturing facility, including a 7-axis CNC milling machine capable of maintaining extremely tight tolerances on Canyon’s hydroelectric turbines. Canyon Hydro is now the only turbine manufacturer in North America with the capability to deliver this level of accuracy on Pelton turbines. Their new CNC [...]