Authors Posts by Russ Willcutt

Russ Willcutt

Russ graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with degrees in English, Journalism, and Art History. He has worked in academic, corporate, commercial, and trade publishing. His most recent affiliations have been with Modern Machine Shop, Production Machining, and Gear Solutions magazines.
roll-o-matic rollomatic cnc

Rollomatic, Inc.

The years seem to fly by as you consider the company’s founding in 1964 in Switzerland to the global OEM it is now less...
Big Kaiser tooling automation

Big Kaiser

Heinz Kaiser founded his company in Switzerland in 1948 to provide tooling products throughout Europe. It launched U.S. operations in 1990, just three years...
Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor Custom Industrial Products CIP VCR

Custom Industrial Products, Inc.

It all began with a sketch on a cocktail napkin. Henry Powers and Darlene Taylor, who owned a small construction equipment company in Melbourne,...
Sky Hook mobile lifting device

Sky Hook Lifting Devices

It’s been more than half a century since Edwin “Chris” Christensen recognized the need for a safe lifting device for the machining industry and...
infor erp technology


With a focus on manufacturing, Infor was launched in 2002 with the acquisition of a single industry-specific ERP technology. This served as the core...


ZOLLER was founded just outside of Stuttgart, Germany in 1945. Alfred Zoller realized that recovering from the devastation of World War II would require...


When Stor-Loc was established in Kankakee, Illinois, in 1982, its products had already been proven to be world-class industrial tool and parts cabinets. Based...
Radwell equipment, electronic repair Andrew Horner

Talking Shop with: Andrew Horner — Marketing Manager, Radwell International, Inc

Could you give us an overview of the company’s history, and who was involved? I’d be glad to. Jerry Radwell and Jim Speck founded...
Reshoring Initiative Harry Moser

Talking Shop with Harry C. Moser — Founder and President / Reshoring Initiative

This year marks the Initiative’s 10th anniversary. Tell us how you got started, and what you’ve accomplished during that time. I established the Reshoring Initiative...
3D printed parts 3DEO


For a company that provides maximum agility to its customers in need of high-volume 3D printed parts, 3DEO stands as the perfect example of...

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