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  • 5 Things Every Manufacturer Needs to Know About 3D Printing

    The ongoing evolution of 3D printing is among the most fascinating and potentially impactful manufacturing trends today. From its humble beginnings as a plastic prototyping process, 3D printing has s...


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    https://www.aem.org/news/february-2018/5-things-every-manufacturer-needs-to-know-about-3d-printing/2348
  • Manufacturer achieves 640% sales increase through university collaboration

    The latest research collaboration between a University of Huddersfield professor and a world-leading engineering firm has been hailed by a government body. Professor Rakesh Mishra, an expert in fluid...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/manufacturer-achieves-640-sales-increase-through-university-collaboration/2353
  • Faster, Cheaper, Nano-Based Manufacturing

    Engineers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Oregon State University are developing a new method of processing nanomaterials that could lead to faster and cheaper manufacturing of flexible thin f...


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    https://www.manufacturing.net/news/2018/02/faster-cheaper-nano-based-manufacturing2354
  • What are UK manufacturers views on automation?

    By 2020, more than 1.7 million new industrial robots will be installed around the world, according to data published by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). The increase could reportedly pa...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/uk-manufacturers-views-automation/2344
  • Manufacturing output growth remains solid in three months

    According to the CBI Industrial Trends Survey of 397 manufacturers, output grew at a healthy pace in the three months to February. Growth was broad-based with output growing in 16 out of 17 sub-secto...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/manufacturing-output-growth-remains-solid-in-three-months/2340
  • Louisville-area manufacturer acquired by Indiana company

    A Floyds Knobs manufacturer has been acquired by another Indiana company. Metal Powder Products LLC bought NetShape Technologies Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Metal Powder Products is owned by Mill ...


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    https://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/news/2018/02/20/louisville-area-manufacturer-acquired-by-indiana.html2343
  • Brexit's impact on manufacturing dominates annual EEF conference

    The topic’s pervading importance was clear from the start of the EEF National Manufacturing Conference in Westminster today, with a giant projected cartoon showing delegates running for the door...


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    https://www.imeche.org/news/news-article/brexit's-impact-on-manufacturing-dominates-annual-eef-conference2347
  • UK’s Digital Manufacturing Week to grow 50% in 2018

    Digital Manufacturing Week 2018  was officially launched at the House of Lords today, with over 200 leading manufacturers, industry supporters and politicians gathering to see how the event was b...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/uk-manufacturing/2336
  • Who are your manufacturing heroes? The Manufacturer Top 100 2018

    The Manufacturer is once again scouring the length and breadth of the nation to find 100 of the greatest people working in manufacturing. One hundred unique and uplifting stories of struggle, grit, d...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/manufacturing-heroes-manufacturer-top-100-2018-nominations-now-open/2337

EVENTS

Conferences

IPC APEX EXPO

IPC APEX EXPO

February 27-01, 2018
IPC APEX EXPO 2018 is a five-day event like no other in the printed circuit board and electronics manufacturing industry. Professionals from around the world come together to participate in the Technical Conference, Exhibition, and Professional Development, Standards Development and Certification pr...

Manufacturing Matters! 2018 : Taking Charge of Change

MANUFACTURING MATTERS! 2018 : TAKING CHARGE OF CHANGE

March 01-01, 2018
The theme of this year’s conference is Taking Charge of Change.  There are 18 breakout sessions to choose from with three sessions in each of the following six conference tracks. 2017 Manufacturing Matters! sold out! (reaching maximum capacity audience of 450 people). 100% of Exhibitors r...

Additive Manufacturing Forum

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FORUM

March 05-06, 2018
Save the date already today! You can look forward to exciting keynotes and application reports from leading technology providers and companies that have successfully introduced 3D printing. The accompanying innovation exhibition will showcase the cutting-edge solutions of today. The goals of the con...

8th Annual Aerospace Raw Materials & Manufacturers Supply Chain Conference

8TH ANNUAL AEROSPACE RAW MATERIALS & MANUFACTURERS SUPPLY CHAIN CONFERENCE

March 12-12, 2018
This Conference is designed to serve a full range of materials and parts manufacturers in the dynamic global commercial and military aircraft markets. The agenda includes topics of interest for equipment OEMs, sub-tier manufacturers, supply chain executives, market analysts, investment bankers, and ...

TCT + PERSONALISE ASIA 2017

TCT + PERSONALISE ASIA 2017

March 08-10, 2017
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TCT Asia is entering its third year and has quickly become one of Asia's premier 3D technology events for the design, development and manufacturing communities. First held in 2015, TCT Asia quickly outgrew the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing and will for 201...

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace and Space

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR AEROSPACE AND SPACE

February 20-22, 2018
For the first time we take the meeting to Munich – one of the most dynamic, high-tech cities in all of Europe and a city that has established itself at the cutting edge of additive manufacturing technology.To showcase this, the forum will include a pre-conference focus day and facilities visit...

5th Lightweight Vehicle Manufacturing Summit

5TH LIGHTWEIGHT VEHICLE MANUFACTURING SUMMIT

February 21-22, 2018
The Global Automotive Lightweight Manufacturing Summit is an OEM-led initiative driven by the latest advancements in manufacturing techniques, joining methods and forming processes for lightweight vehicles. The 2018 Summit is expected to generate even more innovative dissimilar material joining solu...

EEF National Manufacturing Conference and Dinner

EEF NATIONAL MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE AND DINNER

February 20-20, 2018
The most significant date of the year in the manufacturing community’s diary, this one-day event is packed with chances to reflect on industry challenges and opportunities, celebrate growth and tool-up for the year ahead. The leader of the opposition will address delegates and take questions a...

 

Webinars

FEB 27, 2018
ADD A NEW DIMENSION TO YOUR RAPID PROTOTYPING AND PRODUCTION
DGSHape by Roland is at the forefront of desktop production with compact CNC milling machines that deliver precise results on a wide variety of applications, from subtractive rapid prototyping to rapid manufacturing. Roland milling machines enable engineers and designers to produce highly ...
MAR 01, 2018
TURN UNPREDICTABILITY INTO OPPORTUNITY WITH MIXED MODEL FLOW
Irregular and seasonal demand is a challenge for many manufacturing operations today. So what does it take to optimize flow through the production system in high-variety environments? This webinar will explain, step-by-step, how to apply advanced lean techniques to design mixed model value...
MAR 06, 2018 | 2:00 p.m.
PRAGMATIC PATHS TO ACCELERATE MANUFACTURING PERFORMANCE WITH INDUSTRIE 4.0
Smart manufacturing technologies are evolving faster than ever - including innovation platforms, digital-twins, augmented reality, sensors, cloud-edge, big-data analytics, 3D printing, new robots, etc. Adoption of these essential Industrie 4.0 enablers is becoming more commonplace - and mu...
MAR 06, 2018 | 1:00 pm
PROCESS MANUFACTURING WEBINAR SERIES
Don’t miss today’s top vendors in a process manufacturing webinar series consisting of convenient online demonstrations of how their systems meet the needs of process manufacturers. The series takes place March 6 - 8, 2018 and requires no registration fee. It includes one prese...
MAR 08, 2018 | 14:00
DIGITAL MANUFACTURING PLATFORMS FOR CONNECTED SMART FACTORIES
Digital manufacturing platforms are a key part of the Horizon 2020 Focus Area on Digitising and transforming European industry and services. They play an increasing role in incorporating new technologies, applications, and services so that manufacturing companies (especially mid-caps and S...
MAR 13, 2018 | 2:00pm
MANUFACTURING GROWTH THE EFFECTIVE WAY
This webinar focuses on how to effectively manufacture growth by applying the Selling to Zebras (STZ) tool. Companies who use this tool increase their average deal size and pipeline close rate all while reducing their average sales cycle length. 80/20 yours sales efforts using the Selling ...

HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES: ARCHITECTURES, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
Demanding CO2 and fuel economy regulations are continuing to pressure the automotive industry into considering innovative powertrain architectures and vehicle-level solutions. This free 60 minute webinar, presented by experts from FEV, focused on various aspects of hybrid electric vehicles...
MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES FOR HYBRID LIGHTWEIGHT
Our webinar helped you maximise your business potential by sharing insights into the possibilities offered by hybrid compounds of metal and plastic, as well as examining the future of hybrid metallic lightweight construction.
HEXAGON METROLOGY: BRIDGING 3D METROLOGY & PROCESS CONTROL FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS
In this webinar, you heard more on how our customers: Deploy our advanced measurement systems both in measuring rooms and the production shop floors in ways which complement each other and increase efficiency Evaluate and implement in-line / near the line or off-line dimensional control st...
ROFIN WEBINAR: STATE-OF-THE-ART LASERS FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS
This webinar covered how to select the most suitable laser technology for specific automotive applications, taking into account the very latest developments and application techniques.
ZEISS WEBINAR: SYSTEMATIC QUALITY ASSURANCE IN CAR BODY CONSTRUCTION
ZEISS's new solutions focused approach closes the gap between precise and flexible analysis through automated high-performance sample and batch measurements to 100% control with in-line inspection systems in the production line. With a complete product portfolio including: horizontal m...
NIKON WEBINAR: LASER RADAR: NEXT-GENERATION CMM FOR SHOP FLOOR CAR BODY INSPECTION
In this webinar, we look at how the non-contact Laser Radar is providing OEMs with an effective alternative to the traditional horizontal arm CMMs and/or fixed inline camera systems for automated inspection of sheet metal components, body-in-white (BIW) and finished cars. We’ll outli...

RESOURCES

The U.S. solid-state lighting (SSL) industry sits on the cusp of major technology advances that will revolutionize the industry and greatly accelerate energy efficiency here and around the world. In 2...

Traditional modes of manufacturing have given way to ‘virtual factories’ and 3D manufacturing. The industry has come a long way and will continue to evolve. This paper throws light on what’s next in t...

Global competition, price deflation and rising commodity costs are eroding product-based profit margins for manufacturers. Developing and delivering superior aftermarket services is, therefore, a comp...

With all the buzz around IoT, it is easy for industrial manufacturers and their service business heads to get carried away with the hype and rush headlong in to IoT initiatives. While IoT opens up a w...

The Manufacturing industry is realizing benefit ts of mobile applications in driving productivity and optimization, reducing costs, improving efficiency and enabling better field service, however, com...

Manufacturers spend significant amounts of money on research and development (R&D) to create new products. Unfortunately, globalization and technology have made imitation of products easier. Seeing co...

Why your shop floor today begs IT as the economy improves, manufacturing is witnessing unprecedented turmoil. Manufacturing is moving to low cost geographies....

A recent study indicates that manufacturers have a long way to go in using warrenty best practices , data and analytics to bring down their after sales cost....

The volume, velocity and complexity of data is growing exponentially. equipment, devices process and even consumer actions are generating data....