Precision Machining Technology, 1st Edition was written to align with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard and to support achievement of NIMS credentials. This new text carries NIMS’ exclusive endorsement and recommendation for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Level I Programs.

It’s the ideal way to introduce students to the machine tool industry and provide a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills to foster successful careers. With an emphasis on safety, Precision Machining Technology offers a fresh view of the role of modern machining in today's economic environment.




As the nation’s only ANSI-accredited developer of precision manufacturing skill standards and competency assessments, the National Institute for Metalworking Skill certifies individual skills against standards and accredits programs that meet its quality requirements. NIMS stakeholders represent more than 6,000 American companies. Learn more about NIMS


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