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PMPA recently brought training for machinists to Southern California to help increase the proficiency and understanding of our member companies’ talented workforce.
Sandvik Coromant Cypress, California Productivity Center hosted the event and provided shop floor demonstrations to over 37 people from 11 companies.

Shop skills are best learned in the shop.
Shop skills are best learned in the shop.

The effects of changing speed, feed and insert gave attendees a new way to understand what their process is telling them by the chips produced.
The effects of changing speed, feed and insert gave attendees a new way to understand what their process is telling them by the chips produced.

Corey Steel Bob Drab compared machining characteristics of carbon and alloy steels with stainless steels
Corey Steel expert Bob Drab compared machining characteristics of carbon and alloy steels with stainless steels

Machining Application Engineer Grant Hughson  discusses Sandvik Coromant Swiss tooling  options with attendees
Machining Application Engineer Grant Hughson discusses Sandvik Coromant Swiss tooling options with attendees

Program Committee Chair Robin Rutschilling leads a job planning discussion to help understand the decisions needed to determine best way to make a part.
Program Committee Chair Robin Rutschilling leads a job planning discussion to help understand the decisions needed to determine best way to make a part.

All attendees received CEU credit for their participation, in addition to the new tools and understanding that they will take back to their shop.

1 thought on “Growing The Skilled Workforce-Regional Mini- Technical Conference

  1. Grigoriy Stolyar says:

    This is very good if people have opportunity to learning and develop his knowledge .

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