Modern Machine Shop

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Modern Machine Shop
Cover of Modern Machine Shop
Modern Machine Shop first "modern-digest size" issue (September 2008)
Type Business magazine
Format Monthly paper and online magazine
Owner(s) Gardner Publications, Inc.
Publisher Travis J Egan
Editor Mark D. Albert
Founded 1928
Language English
Headquarters Cincinnati, Ohio
Circulation 102,160
ISSN 0026-8003

Modern Machine Shop (ISSN 0026-8003) is a monthly American trade magazine that reports on product technology and process technology being used in North America's metalworking industry. Modern Machine Shop's audience consists primarily of owners, managers, and engineers at OEMs, contract manufacturers, and job shops that machine for industries including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, medical/surgical, defense, and construction equipment.[1]

First published in 1928, Modern Machine Shop is the flagship publication of Gardner Publications, Inc.

Modern Machine Shop's qualified, no-charge subscription base is BPA-audited. As of June 2008, monthly circulation was 102,160.[2]

The publisher is Travis J Egan and the Editor-in-Chief is Mark D. Albert. Editorial offices are located in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Modern Machine Shop is published 12 times per year.

Modern Machine Shop's also maintains a website for researching metalworking processes, reviewing metalworking products and locating metalworking suppliers. It includes listings of technology suppliers and their products and services, technology articles, company-sponsored educational presentations, videos of metalworking techniques and quarterly print and online features. Topics in 2009 included aerospace machining, micro machining, lean manufacturing and rapid prototyping & manufacturing.

Editorial calendar[edit]

Month Special Coverage Better Production Modern Equipment Review
Jan Medical Machining
Cutting Tools
Machining Centers Aerospace Machining
February EDM
Turning Robotics & Automation
March Measurement & Quality
Special Coverage: Aerospace Machining
Workholding Grinding
Apr Production Machining Cutting Tools Turning
May Workholding
Special Coverage: Micro Machining
Measurement Lasers & Waterjet Machining
June Die/Mold Machining Software Medical Machining
July Multitasking Machines Cutting Tools Machining Centers
August Hole Making
Special Coverage: Lean Manufacturing
Turning Robots & Automation
September Machining for Oil-Field & Energy Quality Systems Software Measurement
October Milling & Machining Centers
EMO Show Issue
Workholding Laser & Waterjet Machining
November Manufacturer Software
Special Coverage: Rapid Prototyping & Rapid Manufacturing
Cutting Tools Grinding
December Turning
Grinding Technology
Machining Centers Workholding


Other Gardner Publications, Inc. magazines[edit]

  • Automotive Design & Production
  • MoldMaking Technology
  • Production Machining
  • Products Finishing
  • Plastics Technology
  • High-Performance Composites
  • Composites Technology


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