Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/rss.xml en New Alcoa, Boeing Supply Deal Worth +$1 Billion http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-alcoa-boeing-supply-deal-worth-1-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa and The Boeing Company have established a new long-term supply concerning aluminum sheet and plate products, described as the largest ever between the aluminum giant and the OEM.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-alcoa-boeing-supply-deal-worth-1-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/new-alcoa-boeing-supply-deal-worth-1-billion#comments Forming News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:24:00 +0000 8431 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Two Boeing 737 assembly lines at Renton, Wash. Alcoa will have a role in every production platform in Boeing&rsquo;s commercial, military, and defense programs as a consequence of the new supply agreement</p> ZF Buying TRW to Form Auto Parts Giant http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/zf-buying-trw-form-auto-parts-giant <div class="node-body article-body">ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy TRW Automotive Holdings in a deal reportedly worth about $11.7 billion that will establish a new giant in global auto parts manufacturing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/zf-buying-trw-form-auto-parts-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/zf-buying-trw-form-auto-parts-giant#comments Forming News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:46:00 +0000 8421 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>ZF operates 12 plants in North America, including an automatic transmission operation in South Carolina it expanded in 2013.</p> Kobe Steel, Partners Green-Light CHQ Project in Mexico http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-partners-green-light-chq-project-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. confirms it will establish a joint-venture firm to manufacture cold-headed wire products for the Mexican automotive market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-partners-green-light-chq-project-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steel-partners-green-light-chq-project-mexico#comments Forming News Fri, 05 Sep 2014 03:54:00 +0000 8411 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The cold heading process (as demonstrated in this file photo) cuts steel wire to length and forms it into rods or coiled material. Those products are supplied to automotive parts producers, among other buyers.&nbsp; Kobelco CH Wire Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. is scheduled to launch in 2015.</p> Kobe Expands Forging Capacity 50% in Kentucky http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-expands-forging-capacity-50-kentucky <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products LLC, Bowling Green, Ky., doubled its production capacity with the addition of a new melting/casting line and two 6,300-ton forging presses.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-expands-forging-capacity-50-kentucky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-expands-forging-capacity-50-kentucky#comments Forming News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:59:00 +0000 8391 at http://forgingmagazine.com Test Your Manufacturing IQ http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/test-your-manufacturing-iq <div class="field-byline"> Jill Jusko, Senior Editor, IndustryWeek </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">So how much do you really know about manufacturing? To test your knowledge, IndustryWeek has put together a 10-question quiz for you to take.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/test-your-manufacturing-iq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/test-your-manufacturing-iq#comments Forming Handling Heating Materials/MRO Picture This QC Simulation/IT Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:12:00 +0000 8371 at http://forgingmagazine.com DOD Orders Large-Scale 3DP Technology http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Aerojet Rocketdyne, a manufacturer of aerospace and defense propulsion and energetics technology, landed a three-year contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, OH, to install a series of large-scale additive manufacturing systems based on selective laser melting (SLM.) These systems are intended to be used to develop liquid rocket engine components, for national security and space launch services.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-technology#comments Forming News Sat, 23 Aug 2014 14:09:00 +0000 8361 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Aerojet Rocketdyne recently confirmed it manufactured and tested a liquid oxygen/kerosene engine entirely by 3D printing, reducing the production time and manufacturing costs considerably.</p> Flat Cross-Wedge Rolling for Preforming Reduced-Flash Forgings http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings <div class="field-byline"> Prof. Dr.-Ing. B.-A. Behrens, Dr.-Ing. M. Stonis, Dipl.-Ing. T. Blohm </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A CWR machine with flat wedge tools will be developed for economical production of small and medium-sized batches of forgings in high-value materials</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings#comments Forming Heating Materials/MRO Gold Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:15:00 +0000 8281 at http://forgingmagazine.com July / August 2014 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2014-08-22 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Reduced-Flash Preforming. Developers pursue a flat cross-wedge rolling process for small and medium-sized batches in high-value materials -- and much more!</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <div class="content magazine-issue-description clear-block"> <p><strong>Forging </strong>magazine is dedicated to all independent and captive forge shops across the United States. Forging covers the world of open- and closed-die and ring-rolling forge shops by actively reporting on equipment and supplies, new process developments, case histories, and industry news.</p> <p><em><strong>In this issue,</strong></em> Reduced-Flash Preforming.&nbsp; Developers pursue a flat cross-wedge rolling process for small and medium-sized batches in high-value materials -- and much more!</p> <p>To subscribe to <strong>Forging</strong> magazine, <a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/subscriptions">click here.</a></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/forming/flat-cross-wedge-rolling-preforming-reduced-flash-forgings">Flat Cross-Wedge Rolling for Preforming Reduced-Flash Forgings </a> <a href="/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences">Practical Process Simulation of Multiple Operation Sequences</a> <a href="/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva">Automated Hydraulic Press Starts for Areva</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2014-08-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 8381 at http://forgingmagazine.com Practical Process Simulation of Multiple Operation Sequences http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences <div class="field-byline"> Jim Miller and John Walters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple operation software modeling tools will automate simulation of sequential forging processes, even modeling entire manufacturing process chains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/practical-process-simulation-multiple-operation-sequences#comments Simulation/IT Gold Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:35:00 +0000 8291 at http://forgingmagazine.com Automated Hydraulic Press Starts for Areva http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva <div class="node-body article-body">Creusot Forge, a producer of large-dimension forgings and castings for nuclear engineering projects, inaugurated a new hydraulic press at its plant in eastern France.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/automated-hydraulic-press-starts-areva#comments Forming Gold Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:28:00 +0000 8321 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>A 200-mt ingot manipulator at work for the new, 9,000-mt press at Creusot Forge.</p> FIA Set to Launch Online HR Benchmarking http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/fia-set-launch-online-hr-benchmarking <div class="node-body article-body">The Forging Industry Association is preparing to establish an on-line, interactive platform for benchmarking human resource data among its forging-producer members.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/fia-set-launch-online-hr-benchmarking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/uncategorized/fia-set-launch-online-hr-benchmarking#comments Uncategorized News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:58:00 +0000 8341 at http://forgingmagazine.com Kobe Steel's Forged Crankshaft Design Gains Approval http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steels-forged-crankshaft-design-gains-approval <div class="node-body article-body">Kobe Steel Ltd. gained a special approval from ClassNK concerning a factor for calculating design fatigue strength of built-up crankshafts for maritime diesel engines. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steels-forged-crankshaft-design-gains-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/kobe-steels-forged-crankshaft-design-gains-approval#comments Forming News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:28:00 +0000 8331 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Kobe Steel is helping ship designers to improve the performance and reliability of maritime diesel engines and drive systems. Its design allows rudder parts to be made thinner and lighter (green highlight) and the increased fatigue strength of the crankshaft (blue highlight) reduces the weight of the part and contributes to greater reliability.</p> Nuclear Buildup at Creusot Forge http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/nuclear-buildup-creusot-forge <div class="node-body gallery-body">Energy-engineering group Areva is the holding company for Creusot Forge, where a new, , 9,000-mt press went into operation earlier this year, in particular to produce forgings for nuclear pressure vessels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/nuclear-buildup-creusot-forge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/nuclear-buildup-creusot-forge#comments Picture This Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:10:00 +0000 8311 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>An ingot destined for forging into a pressure-vessel component.</p> The Final Crisis http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/final-crisis <div class="node-body article-body">Preserving and promoting civil harmony is the foundation of the government … Now, it’s worth wondering whether it still can do that, or whether it is willing to do that.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/final-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/opinion/final-crisis#comments Opinion Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:00:00 +0000 8301 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>&quot;Each day brings forth fresh red-alert anxiety about some unmanageable, intolerable, unthinkable calamity.&quot;</p> David Dauch of American Axle Carries On the Family Tradition http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/david-dauch-american-axle-carries-family-tradition <div class="field-byline"> Ginger Christ-Martin, Associate Editor, IndustryWeek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Richard Dauch was known for his innovative manufacturing strategy and transformational management roles. His son, David, continues that legacy.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/david-dauch-american-axle-carries-family-tradition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/david-dauch-american-axle-carries-family-tradition#comments Forming Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:04:00 +0000 8271 at http://forgingmagazine.com Subscribe to Newsletters http://forgingmagazine.com/newsletters/signup <div class="node-body page-body">Sign up for our newsletters. View sample issues.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/newsletters/signup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:56:25 +0000 8261 at http://forgingmagazine.com Gerdau’s Vacuum Degasser Now Complete http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gerdau-s-vacuum-degasser-now-complete <div class="node-body article-body">SBQ steelmaker Gerdau recently started up the new twin-tank vacuum degasser at its Monroe, MI, steelmaking operation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gerdau-s-vacuum-degasser-now-complete" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/materialsmro/gerdau-s-vacuum-degasser-now-complete#comments Materials/MRO News Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:50:00 +0000 8211 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Danieli SpA designed the twin-tank vacuum degasser as well as the new four-strand billet caster that started up at Monroe, MI, late in 2012. With alternating ladles producing specialty alloy grades under vacuum, Gerdau will be able to supply sufficient volumes to keep the new four-strand billet caster and the expanded rolling mill operating at the higher capacity rate .</p> Daimler Trucks Recognizes Two Accuride Wheel Plants http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/daimler-trucks-recognizes-two-accuride-wheel-plants <div class="node-body article-body">Two Accuride Corporation commercial-vehicle wheel plants are the recipients of Daimler Trucks North America’s “Masters of Quality” Supplier Awards for 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/daimler-trucks-recognizes-two-accuride-wheel-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/daimler-trucks-recognizes-two-accuride-wheel-plants#comments Forming News Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:38:00 +0000 8201 at http://forgingmagazine.com Modern Day Blacksmithing http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modern-day-blacksmithing <div class="field-byline"> Ellen Baran </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Once a very village-centric profession, blacksmithing today is primarily reserved for artisans.&nbsp; Whether creating wrought iron decorative gates, latches, bolts and other metalworked pieces, the modern day blacksmith uses the same tools, techniques and processes used many, many years ago.</p> <p>Farriery, which is the area of blacksmithing</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modern-day-blacksmithing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/modern-day-blacksmithing#comments Forming Handling Heating Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 8191 at http://forgingmagazine.com Automatic Carbide Circular Cold Saw http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/automatic-carbide-circular-cold-saw <div class="node-body article-body">Behringer introduced the HCS-180 high-performance automatic carbide circular cold saw for cutting ferrous material at 90 degrees.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/automatic-carbide-circular-cold-saw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/automatic-carbide-circular-cold-saw#comments Handling New Products Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:35:00 +0000 8181 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>With a blade diameter ranging from 16.5 to 20.5 in., the HCS-180 cuts round stock up to 7 in. in diameter.</p> Forging William Wallace's Claymore http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forging-william-wallaces-claymore <div class="node-body video-body">Master swordsmith Tony Swatton forges William Wallace's claymore.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forging-william-wallaces-claymore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/forging-william-wallaces-claymore#comments Forming Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 8171 at http://forgingmagazine.com Firth Rixson Starting $200-Million Jet Engine Contract http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/firth-rixson-starting-200-million-jet-engine-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Firth Rixson Ltd. has a new long-term supply contract estimated over $200 million with Snecma for closed-die forgings and seamless rings as part of the LEAP engine program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/firth-rixson-starting-200-million-jet-engine-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/firth-rixson-starting-200-million-jet-engine-contract#comments Forming News Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:29:00 +0000 8161 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The LEAP high-bypass turbofan jet engines for commercial aircraft were developed by CFM International, a joint-venture of Snecma and GE Aviation, and the engines are produced by both partners, and then supplied to various aircraft OEMs.</p> Billion-Dollar Supply Agreement for Alcoa, Pratt & Whitney http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/billion-dollar-supply-agreement-alcoa-pratt-whitney <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa has secured a 10-year, $1.1-billion supply agreement with Pratt & Whitney concerning critical components for the PurePower geared turbofan jet engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/billion-dollar-supply-agreement-alcoa-pratt-whitney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/billion-dollar-supply-agreement-alcoa-pratt-whitney#comments Forming Materials/MRO News Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:22:00 +0000 8151 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Pratt &amp; Whitney&rsquo;s PurePower engine is a geared turbofan design incorporating novel materials and fewer component parts, and thus lower weight and reduced maintenance costs that result is significant reductions in fuel burn, environmental emissions, engine noise, and operating costs.</p> Lockhead Martin - Unmanned Deliveries: From Cargo to Reconnaissance http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/lockhead-martin-unmanned-deliveries-cargo-reconnaissance <div class="node-body video-body">Much has been said about drones, and the future of unmanned aircraft. Here's a great video from Lockhead Martin about their unmanned technology and development.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/lockhead-martin-unmanned-deliveries-cargo-reconnaissance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/entertainment/lockhead-martin-unmanned-deliveries-cargo-reconnaissance#comments Entertainment Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 8141 at http://forgingmagazine.com Redesigned Tumble Belt Blast Machine http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/redesigned-tumble-belt-blast-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Blast & Wash Systems released a newly redesigned tumble belt blast machine, the 6-cu.ft. Model 600.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/redesigned-tumble-belt-blast-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/redesigned-tumble-belt-blast-machine#comments Handling New Products Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:27:00 +0000 8131 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>In addition to blasting, the No.600 addresses peening requirements with optional variable-speed blast wheel control, electromagnetic abrasive control valve and classifier, and optional PLC and touchscreen for pre-programmed, recorded, part-specific recipes.</p> Magnets for Lifting, Carrying http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/magnets-lifting-carrying <div class="node-body article-body">Eriez Bi-Polar Lifting Magnets allow users to safely lift and move steel without direct attachment by slings, hooks or cables. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/magnets-lifting-carrying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/magnets-lifting-carrying#comments Handling New Products Fri, 04 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 8121 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Eriez offers lifting magnets in permanent and electro designs with various models, sizes and strengths to handle many different lifting jobs.</p> For $2.85 Billion, Alcoa Adds New Aerospace Expertise http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/285-billion-alcoa-adds-new-aerospace-expertise <div class="node-body article-body">Alcoa Inc. will pay $2.85 billion to buy Firth Rixson Ltd., a chain of 12 closed-die forging and seamless ring-rolling operations in Europe, the U.S., and China. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/285-billion-alcoa-adds-new-aerospace-expertise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/285-billion-alcoa-adds-new-aerospace-expertise#comments Forming Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:58:00 +0000 8111 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Isothermal forging will be a new capability for Alcoa, and one that is much in demand for jet engine manufacturing.</p> May / June 2014 Issue Forging Magazine http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2014-06-26 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>In this issue, Planning the Possibilities with ERP - Perryman became a forger because of opportunity, but it is succeeding because of planning - and much more!</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><strong>Forging </strong>magazine is dedicated to all independent and captive forge shops across the United States. Forging covers the world of open- and closed-die and ring-rolling forge shops by actively reporting on equipment and supplies, new process developments, case histories, and industry news.</p> <p><em><strong>In this issue,</strong></em> Planning the Possibilities with ERP - Perryman became a forger because of opportunity, but it is succeeding because of planning -&nbsp; and much more!</p> <p>To subscribe to <strong>Forging</strong> magazine, <a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/subscriptions">click here.</a></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/forming/new-orders-shipments-show-forging-has-much-room-growth">New Orders, Shipments Show Forging Has Much Room for Growth</a> <a href="/qc/forgers-plant-safety-strategy">For Forgers, Plant Safety is a Strategy </a> <a href="/simulationit/enterprising-manufacturer-grows-forging">Enterprising Manufacturer Grows Into Forging </a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging/2014-06-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 8101 at http://forgingmagazine.com Big and Powerful, Hydraulic Press is Flexible Too http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-and-powerful-hydraulic-press-flexible-too <div class="node-body gallery-body">Schuler's 140-MN press is its largest-ever hydraulic forging machine, and the center of a new production line for Sukhodol Press Forging LLC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-and-powerful-hydraulic-press-flexible-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/big-and-powerful-hydraulic-press-flexible-too#comments Forming Picture This Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:21:00 +0000 7991 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Schuler AG&rsquo;s largest-ever hydraulic forging machine is the center of a new production line for Sukhodol Press Forging LLC.</p> Streamlining Material Requirement Planning for Raytheon http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/streamlining-material-requirement-planning-raytheon <div class="node-body article-body">Raytheon relies on a multi-tier network of suppliers, including forgers, and it must ensure that each one provides the required goods at the right time to keep its orders on track, while minimizing cost and handling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/streamlining-material-requirement-planning-raytheon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/streamlining-material-requirement-planning-raytheon#comments Simulation/IT Gold Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:33:00 +0000 8001 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Exostar&rsquo;s on-demand Supply Chain Platform (SCP) gives real-time visibility into operations across Raytheon&rsquo;s extended supply chain, identifying disconnects and allowing management by exception. It also provides analytics and reporting for faster decision-making and long-term process improvement.</p>