Fixture Classes at Knox Machinery

Fixture Classes at Knox Machinery for Mills and Lathes Using the Latest Fixture Technology with Live Demonstrations

How Do You Make More Money With the Mills and Lathes You Currently Have?

“If you’re not cutting chips, you’re not making money” Over and over again this is preached throughout the machining industry and it’s very simple, but true. A big part of making your machine profitable is figuring out the best way to hold the part, and changing from part to part quickly – but where do you start? Join us on March 18th and 19th at our Franklin Tech Center as we bring in experts from around the country to show how you can make your assets more efficient and profitable.

Lathe Focus

Wednesday, March 18, 10:00 AM
·     Collet and chuck options
·     Effective tool holder options
·     Work holding maintenance
·     Coolant plumbing on tool holders

Mill Focus

Thursday, March 19, 10:00 AM
·     Use the whole work zone
·     New options for 5-axis
·     The latest quick change products
·     How to be fast and accurate

Dates: Wednesday, March 18th and Thursday, March 19th
Doors open at 9:00 AM with live cutting demonstrations
Schedule: Class is 10:00 am – 11:30. Lunch is served at 11:30 am.

Needless to say, there will be the traditional Knox Machinery catered St. Patrick’s Day luncheon, complete with great food, drinks, and epic networking.

RSVP by phone: 937-743-2641, or email

Call for directions or visit

Knox Machinery Inc | 375 Industrial Dr, Franklin, OH 45005 9377432641

SME, Dayton Chapter 18 Tour Registration Form

Tour at Gosiger Machinery, Automation Division located at 108 McDonough St, Dayton, OH 45402

Wednesday, 25-March 2020, from 6 PM to 8 PM (Apprx).

Registration Required – No competitors, Please.
Registration Deadline: COB, Friday, 20-Mar ’20.

Email Bill Brownsberger at prior to deadline.
The following information is Required:

1.) Your Name
2.) Place of Employment or Retired (Yes/No)
3.) Cell # and email address
4.) US citizen, Yes/No

Questions, Call or Text 937-369-1222(c). See for map.

Bill Brownsberger
SME, Ch 18, Dayton
937-369-1222 (C)

Tech Fest 2020 a Big Success…

TechFest is Dayton’s ultimate family STEM event!
Kiddos had the opportunity to experience all
things STEM!

SME Chapter 18 did not exhibit at the event this year but, the chapter did donate $2,200. to support the STEM event at Sinclair CC.  Jim Woessner is the sponsorship chairman and is tasked with raising about $30K per year to stage the event.

In addition to TechFest, Chapter 18 also donated $2,000 to University of Dayton’s new SME Chapter.

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