Transforming your CNC Machine Shop

Wed, Oct 7th 2020, 10:30 to Wed, Oct 7th 2020, 11:30 (GMT +08:00)

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The webinar will focus on how to combat competitive obsolescence and stay relevant in this new norm, as well as mitigate risk with the present on-going workforce disruptions. This webinar is open for CNC machine shop owners, factory managers, and senior machinists.



1)      Power of 5-axis machining

Explore the benefits of incorporating 5-axis machining in your machine shop as a first step towards transformation.  Stay competitive by upgrading your machining capabilities with improved accuracy and productivity.

Presented by Lee Wai Yip, General Manager, Hurco (S.E. Asia) Pte Ltd.


2)      Job Shop Automation….Made Simple

Relook at the relevance of automation as job shops restart their business with COVID19 control measures.  Explore how you can kick-start your automation journey and upskill your existing workforce.   

Presented by Paul J. Gray, Ph.D Vice President R&D and Product Development, Hurco Companies, Inc. 


 Dr. Paul J. Gray

Ph.D Vice President R&D and Product Development, Hurco Companies, Inc.
Dr. Gray is the Vice President for Research and Development and Product Development for Hurco Companies, Inc., in Indianapolis, USA. Currently, his focus is on automation, product integration and interfaces, and the development of strategic international partnerships for the advancement of Hurco products. With 24 years of experience in CNC manufacturing and related technologies including 5-axis machining, mechanistic modelling, simulation and CAD/CAM, 5-axis machine kinematics control, user and programming interfaces, he holds eight patents. He graduated from University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.
 Mr Lee Wai Yip
General Manager, Hurco (SE Asia) Pte Ltd Mr. Lee is the General Manager of Hurco (SE Asia) Pte. Ltd. based in Singapore. He is responsible for the overall sales and channel development of Hurco Machine Tools and Control technology in South East Asia, Korea, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.
Mr. Lee, a Chartered Accountant, started his career with Hurco in 2007 as its Asia Pacific Financial Controller leading the establishment of Hurco China and Hurco India entities. He assumed the role of General Manager in 2011 and has since focused on developing Hurco Sales Channel in SEA, Taiwan and Australia. As an experienced Senior Manager with strong commercial knowledge and business acumen, he advocates modernizing machine shops and upskilling machinists through the adoption of 5-axis machining and other advanced technologies.?





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Wed, Oct 7th 2020, 10:30 
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 Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: HURC) is an industrial technology company that designs and produces interactive computer controls, software and computerized machine tools for the worldwide metal cutting and metal forming industry. The end market for the Company's products consists primarily of independent job shops and short-run manufacturing operations within large corporations in industries such as aerospace, defence, medical equipment, energy, transportation and computer equipment. The Company is based in Indianapolis, Indiana, with manufacturing operations in Taiwan and China, and sells its products through direct and indirect sales forces throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The company has sales, application engineering support and service subsidiaries in Canada, China, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, and the United States of America.

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