Category Archives for "Manufacturing News"

2020 BotsSTL – Engage for Action

2020 Botsstl competition march 28thInnovation, imagination, and ingenuity are driving young people across the country to compete in National Robotics League events, and BotsSTL is a growing part of that excitement. The fourth annual BotsSTL competition is set for March 28th and student-built robots will square off in the gladiator-style arena. Will brains or brawn win […]

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Top CAM Software Worldwide

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Mastercam is the most widely used CAM for the 25th year in a row August 2, 2019 (Tolland, Conn.) – According to CIMdata’s latest report, Mastercam is the number one CAM software used worldwide. CIMdata also ranked Mastercam’s global support network as the largest in the field of CAM. Mastercam topped the list in both […]

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Section 179 Tax Savings for 2019

Section 179 and Bonus depreciation for Mastercam and Verisurf purchases

News Alert: Section 179 Increased to One Million for 2019 Jan 4, 2019 – Section 179 is one million dollars for 2019, as stated in H.R.1, aka, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.The deduction limit for Section 179 is $1,000,000 for 2019 and beyond, while the limit on equipment purchases remains at $2.5 million. Further, […]

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World Skills 2019 - Kazan

Scott May Represents USA at WorldSkills Kazan As the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 competition draws near, competitors all across the world work to perfect their technical skills. The global event, held this year in Kazan, Russia from August 22 to August 27, will test the young adults on the very skills that keep their countries running […]

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Mastercam Retains Top Ranking Worldwide

Mastercam is the most widely used CAM for the 24th year in a row Tolland, Conn. – According to CIMdata’s latest report, Mastercam is the number one CAM software used worldwide. CIMdata also ranked Mastercam’s global support network as the largest in the field of CAM. Mastercam topped the list in both the educational and […]

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Section 179 Tax Savings for 2018

Section 179 and Bonus depreciation for Mastercam and Verisurf purchases

News Alert: Section 179 Increased to One Million for 2018 With the passage and signing into law of H.R.1, aka, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the deduction limit for Section 179 increases to $1,000,000 for 2018 and beyond. The limit on equipment purchases likewise has increased to $2.5 million. Further, the bonus depreciation is […]

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Manufacturing Day 2017 – St. Charles

Manufacturing Will Prevail! It was a great day participating in the Manufacturing Day event, part of the GROW Manufacturing organization, hosted at the St. Charles Community College. Approximately 500 local students in middle school and high school attended to see what manufacturing is all about. The goal was to give them a glimpse about manufacturing […]

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QTE Manufacturing Solutions celebrates its 30th year in business

Defying Gravity . . . and Taking CAM Solutions to New Heights   QTE Manufacturing Solutions, an engineering design firm and Mastercam® CAD/CAM software reseller, teamed up with one of its manufacturing customers and a major aerospace OEM to complete an interesting assignment for NASA.  The objective was to design a specialized test setup that […]

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From Traditional Machining to Dynamic Motion

Dynamic Motion builds on strategies and techniques that came before it. These techniques are still widely used and still have a valuable place in a machine shop’s arsenal. Traditional machining has its place, and radial chip thinning – something we’ll be discussing in future blogs – still has wide applications.   But how do these […]

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Seyer Industries Copes with Aerospace Manufacturing Complexity [QTE Mastercam Success Story]

Our customer, Seyer Industries, is focused on continuous improvement and drives this through the culture of their company. They utilize the latest software technology to maintain the competitive edge which has helped them grow since being founded in 1957. Check out this full article published in Aerospace Manufacturing and Design about how they are harnessing Mastercam […]

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Showcasing Manufacturing Technology to High School Students, Manufacturing Day 2015 Recap

A few weeks ago QTE Manufacturing Solutions participated in Manufacturing Day 2015. We had multiple employees at various technical colleges in the Saint Louis area to showcase what manufacturing is really like and the technology involved. Jason Quinn was at the Ranken Wentzville location and presented to area high school students about the importance of […]

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Millennium Machine & Tool Installs CITIZEN M32-4M8 Sliding Headstock CNC Lathe

Millennium Machine & Tool (MMT), Inc., Newton, Kansas, has recently installed a CITIZEN Cincom M32-4M8 sliding headstock CNC lathe. The company, which is a fullservice machine shop, started in 1998 in an 1800-sq.-ft. building. Today, the company operates with 43 employees working two shifts in a 38,000-sq.-ft. facility in Newton (just north of Wichita). Plans are underway for another expansion to the facility. The CITIZEN, purchased from McClain Tool […]

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Manufacturing Jobs are finding their way back to America!

While the common fear among manufacturing firms is that the cost of production will force jobs overseas, this article posted by marketwatch.com shows us a brief snapshot of how some of the largest manufacturing firms in America are keeping jobs in the US. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-flips-the-script-on-jobs-reshoring-finally-outpaced-offshoring-in-2014-2015-05-01

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