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Earlier this year, Modern Machine Shop developed a new, innovative idea for its display at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago. The publisher decided to showcase Top Shops award winners within a “hall of fame” area of its booth. Modern Machine Shop sent out requests to J&R Machine and other winners asking the […]

A recent Citrix report predicts that 2016 is set to become a watershed year for machine shops, noting that, “The industry is showing signs of reinvention in areas including automation, 3D printing and data analysis, and the next five years look to be pivotal in realizing this change.” With U.S. manufacturing positioned for growth, it’s […]

Come visit J&R Machine at the Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show next week on October 6-8. The expo takes place at Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center Halls B&C in West Allis, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show encourages guests to “Invest In Innovation.” The event will compare top manufacturers, showcase industry developments, and […]

J&R Machine will be exhibiting at the Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show from October 6-8. The expo takes place at Wisconsin State Fair Park Exposition Center Halls B&C in West Allis, Wisconsin.   The Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology Show encourages guests to “Invest In Innovation.” The event will compare top manufacturers, showcase industry developments, and […]

J&R looked to the WMEP for assistance in making productivity improvements on the shop floor. The implementation of lean manufacturing principles enabled J&R to consolidate equipment, clearing room for newer technology. These changes allowed for a reduction in direct labor costs from 18 percent to 10 percent, according to Parker Tumanic, vice president of engineering.  […]