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.
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.
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.
|Month||Special Coverage||Better Production||Modern Equipment Review|
|Machining Centers||Aerospace Machining|
|Turning||Robotics & Automation|
|March||Measurement & Quality|
Special Coverage: Aerospace Machining
|Apr||Production Machining||Cutting Tools||Turning|
Special Coverage: Micro Machining
|Measurement||Lasers & Waterjet Machining|
|June||Die/Mold Machining||Software||Medical Machining|
|July||Multitasking Machines||Cutting Tools||Machining Centers|
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|
Special Coverage: Rapid Prototyping & Rapid Manufacturing
- Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
- Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA)
- Tooling U
Other Gardner Publications, Inc. magazines
- Automotive Design & Production
- MoldMaking Technology
- Production Machining
- Products Finishing
- Plastics Technology
- High-Performance Composites
- Composites Technology