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Reduced manufacturing process time thanks to new hybrid solution available on the Mikron MILL S/X (U) for Milling and Grinding

Media release

Biel, Switzerland, July 2022

Customers can now achieve faster processing times thanks to the hybrid Milling/Grinding capabilities available on the Milling machine series Mikron MILL S/X (U). The machines in these series are now able to combine milling and jig grinding on the same machine without any impact on its footprint or its performance.

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Celebrating 50 years of excellence in cutting tool manufacture

US cutting tool manufacturer Tool Alliance celebrates 50 years of highly successful business in March 2022. During this time, the company has grown steadily and in the process has built an enviable reputation for the quality and durability of its solid carbide and indexable carbide cutting tools.

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The “smallest” world sensation of 2022: the new micro milling cutter from Mikron Tool!

Press release, September 2022

According to the Global Innovation Index 2021, Switzerland is the country with the highest level of innovation worldwide. Technology-oriented companies such as the Swiss precision tool manufacturer Mikron Tool from Ticino make valuable contributions towards this. In fact, this company surprises once more with a new development that is well worth seeing. A “small” world sensation!

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Success built on trust


Just as patients put their trust in the tools used to treat their bodies, the creators of those tools put their trust in their suppliers. When it comes to the production of highly precise, high-value drills, taps, reamers, wires, and a variety pins and screws for global orthopedic companies, global medical device developer and manufacturer Elos Medtech puts itstrust in Tornos Swiss-type lathes.

Jodie Gilmore, president of Elos Medtech’s orthopedics division, and Chris Weeden, manufacturing engineer at the company’s Memphis (United States) site.


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Bunorm Maschinenbau Relies on Retrofit

For more than 20 years, Bunorm Maschinenbau AG has relied on CNC controls from NUM AG for its Forest-Liné series of machines. Bunorm provides its customers with the opportunity to purchase small and large single parts, as well as small series or complete assemblies and plants, from one source. Another important competence is its own metalworking shop. With qualified metal workers and welding robots, complete in-house solutions are offered. Awarded numerous certifications, Bunorm is still one of the few machine builders in Switzerland with its own metalworking shop, where welded constructions weighing up to 20 tons are manufactured.

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Global launch of Mikron Tool’s CrazyService Products

Press release, September 2022

Customer projects have a long tradition at Mikron Tool. In recent years, the number of inquiries from the machining industry from a wide variety of areas has increased sharply, always looking for the most suitable drills and milling cutters or more efficient machining strategies. Initially, Mikron Tool provided advice and carried out tests to support sales. Now Mikron Tool has decided to offer this type of customer support as a service and is launching the new CrazyService Products worldwide. What means the company now puts its machining expertise at the disposal of its customers. An important step for the company and its partners.

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