Autodesk Inc. and the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) are partnering to develop the first-ever industry recognized Computer Aided Manufacturing/Machining (CAM) standards and credentials. These standards and credentials will enhance education and training programs to meet 21st century demands for skilled CAM programmers, designers and engineers, which will account for almost 100,000 new jobs by 2024.


KOMET of America, Inc., and CountyLine Tool, America’s first KOMET SERVICE® Partner, are pleased to announce that CountyLine Tool is now officially recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise. This certification is awarded by the Women’s Business National Enterprise Council, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to certifying woman-owned businesses and providing resources, opportunities, and engagement to the businesses they certify.


Mayfran International announces the appointment of Frank Sraj to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mayfran International has a vision to expand their market share in the machine tool industry as well as to regain their position as a leading supplier to the solid waste and material handling industries for conveying systems. In his new role, Sraj will report directly to the company’s president.


MC Machinery Systems announces the opening of a subsidiary in El Marqués, Querétaro, Mexico. MC Machinery Systems de Mexico will serve the country’s growing demand for the class-leading EDM, fabrication, milling, and turning machines built by Mitsubishi and the family of brands MC Machinery represents. An onsite warehouse will stock OEM-quality consumables and service parts to ensure quick and easy purchase and fulfillment throughout the country. 


Mitsubishi EDM/Laser has signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve at their corporate office located in Wood Dale Ill. Mitsubishi EDM/Laser joins a cadre of Fortune 500 companies, state and federal agencies and thousands of America’s employers in demonstrating support for our armed forces.