This tooling innovation is a game-changer for Swiss Machines As any machinist knows, tooling set up, offsets, and changes are time-consuming and challenging on Swiss Machines.  Iscar has come up with a new tooling innovation that significantly reduces the time to set up and change your tooling on your Swiss […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from Greene Tool Systems Tom Greene stopped by legendary Bowman & Landes Turkey Farm in New Carlisle Ohio as a guest speaker for all of the Thanksgiving Turkeys.  They all agreed that Tom makes the best cutting tools in the world!  Happy Thanksgiving everyone!    

Bolt Carrier Machining Case Study The Gun Industry continues to experience record levels of demand.  Some of the largest gun manufacturers have added jobs at a pace much higher than the national average.  The FBI noted that in 2021, background checks are outpacing 2020’s record levels of 39.69 million.  If […]

This new CNC Swiss Machine is a game-changer At Greene Tool, we love to highlight new innovations that we think will positively change the game when it comes to manufacturing.  Mazak has a new CNC swiss-style machine tool that we think is really innovative.  For companies looking to reduce setup […]

A key to great cutting tool design?  A bit of insanity. You have to be a little insane to produce some of the world’s most innovative special cutting tools. At Greene Tool Systems we do not “horse” around when it comes to thinking outside of the box.

Your parts bid was 2x higher than the competition.  Now what? Our parts manufacturing customers often tell us horror stories about how they keep getting undercut by their competitors – sometimes as much as 2 to 3x. They can’t figure out why and just figure that their competition isn’t making […]

This  Positive Rake Cutting Insert Changes Everything. Every once in a while, we like to highlight new products in the machining industry that we feel change the trajectory of how we produce parts. This week we highlight a new positive rake cutting insert from Iscar that boasts four sides instead […]

The Advantages of 3D Printed Toolholders 3D printing continues to make disruptive waves in the machining industry as engineers are finding new ways to utilize this technology to make parts much more efficient for manufacturing. 3D Printed Toolholders are becoming more and more prevalent and affordable and they make a […]

How Money is Saved Using Special Cutting Tools A lot of machine shops just automatically assume they need to employ standard tooling in their machining applications.  You could almost assume they get a little complacent about the practice and just figure standard tooling is always cheaper.  The reality is, in […]

Four tips to reduce machine set up time Time is money.  Simple upfront planning and pre-job adjustments can drastically reduce machine setup times in your production environments. In this week’s short video blog, Tom Greene discusses four easy solutions that can be employed by your machinists that could potentially save […]

Perform Cutting Tool Scrap Audits and Generate Cash Do you know what you’re scrapping? Have you ever stopped to look to see what tools are in the scrap bin? If not, we highly recommend you perform a cutting tool scrap audit. We think you’ll be surprised at the amount of […]

The Toolmaker Never Rests

The Toolmaker Never Rests This week Tom takes a trip out to the remote corner of the United States. However, just like any mad scientist, he can’t get tooling designs out of his mind. Enjoy this one-minute video as Tom struggles to relax, but rest assured he never stops thinking […]

Greene Tool Systems helps revolutionize food production for at-risk population This week we shift gears from our traditional tooling topics to discuss how Greene Tool Systems partnered with the Dayton Foodbank to revolutionize the way fresh produce is grown and distributed to Dayton’s at-risk populations.  We share this in the […]

How to control chips when tapping holes Controlling chip flow is one of the keys to a successful drilling application. Where and how the chip is ejected has an impact on the quality and finish of your cut. This week, Tom discusses various tapping applications and how to control chips […]

New vibration free cut off tool is a game changer This week we highlight a new vibration-free cut off tool that is a game changer for parting and cut off machining applications. With up to 2000 psi coolant through the insert blade, this cut off tool can cut up to […]