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  • Carbon Dramatically Reduces Resin Cost, Increases Manufacturing Possibilities

    In a surprise announcement, Carbon reduced the price of three of their most popular 3D print resins. The resins, EPX 82 (epoxy), EPU 41 (elastomeric polyurethane), and RPU 70 (rigid polyurethane), ar...


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    https://www.engineering.com/3DPrinting/3DPrintingArticles/ArticleID/18018/Carbon-Dramatically-Reduces-Resin-Cost-Increases-Manufacturing-Possibilities.aspx2959
  • Warning to Robots: Humans Perform 72% of Manufacturing Tasks

    Manufacturers may overprioritize automation due to an inability to quantify investments in the human workforce that would result in greater efficiencies. Despite the widespread fear and more than enou...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/warning-robots-humans-perform-72-manufacturing-tasks2961
  • Addressing the manufacturing gender gap

    The gender gap in manufacturing is stark, and we all know it. But, there are solutions to improving this overt problem. TM heard some of these and the possible answers at the LCR4.0 Solution Theatre a...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/addressing-the-manufacturing-gender-gap/2953
  • Celebrating 500 champions in UK manufacturing

    Last night, we celebrated the fifth annual launch of the Top 100 report, this recognises an elite group of individuals identified as champions of UK manufacturing. Now, we have 500 of these dynamic in...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/celebrating-500-champions-in-uk-manufacturing/2954
  • The New Era of Additive Manufacturing

    Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is transforming manufacturing. The process, which involves adding layer-upon-layer of material, is used to fabricate a wide range of objects, in...


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    http://www.manufacturing.net/article/2018/11/new-era-additive-manufacturing2955
  • The Manufacturer MX Awards 2018 winners announced

    On the evening of November 15, the elite of the UK manufacturing community gathered for a glittering gala dinner to celebrate The Manufacturer MX Awards 2018. The much revered and largest annual award...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/manufacturer-mx-awards-2018-winners-announced/2964
  • Concrete printing in 3-D will put an end to boring buildings

    Construction is one of the largest industries in the world economy - worth A$10 trillion globally (equivalent to 13% of GDP). But construction has suffered for decades from remarkably poor productivi...


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    https://phys.org/news/2018-11-concrete-d.html2948
  • Best of British Manufacturing Showcase at Smart Factory Expo

    What does best of British manufacturing mean to you? Does it mean an advanced, aerodynamic, perfectly-designed, sleek car? Or does it represent something else? TM is reporting from The Best of Britis...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/best-of-british-manufacturing-showcase-at-smart-factory-expo/2949
  • Birmingham Airport expansion plan to boost West Midlands manufacturing

    The economic development agency West Midlands Growth Company says Birmingham Airport Draft Master Plan will boost manufacturing in the region. A major West Midlands economic development agency has wel...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/birmingham-airport-expansion-plan-boost-west-midlands-manufacturing/2941

EVENTS

Conferences

8th International Symposium on Composites Manufacturing for High Performance Applications

8TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE APPLICATIONS

November 21-22, 2018
The goal of ISCM is to promote discussion on recent developments in the manufacturing of high-performance composites and related areas. Discussions at ISCM involve analysis of emerging issues, the state of the art in composites manufacturing and discussion on those developments that will shape the n...

Additive Manufacturing from Concept to Production

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FROM CONCEPT TO PRODUCTION

November 22-22, 2018
Additive Manufacturing is delivering real business benefits as it secures its place in mainstream manufacturing. But what do you need to know if you have not yet evaluated the technology? What software tools are available? Which processes need to change and what has changed since your last review? T...

Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference 2018

METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE 2018

November 21-23, 2018
ASMET, the Austrian Society for Metallurgy and Materials and voestalpine, invite decision-makers, engineers, developers, industry experts, scientists and students to the third Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference with an exclusive focus on the processing of metals.

Innovation Insights Health & Safety Workshops: Manufacturing High Risk Strategy

INNOVATION INSIGHTS HEALTH & SAFETY WORKSHOPS: MANUFACTURING HIGH RISK STRATEGY

November 23-23, 2018
Manufacturers are seeing an increase in inspection orders on equipment safeguarding and lockout-tagout. CME and WorkSafeBC are hosting workshops throughout BC to educate manufacturers on the actions they can take to be prepared for these inspections. Learn about WorkSafeBC's manufacturing high-r...

TCT + PERSONALISE ASIA 2017

TCT + PERSONALISE ASIA 2017

March 08-10, 2017
Sponsored
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...

International exhibition and conference on the next generation of manufacturing technologies

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE ON THE NEXT GENERATION OF MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

November 13-16, 2018
Manufacturing technology provides the tools that enable the production of all manufactured goods. These master tools of industry magnify the effort of individual workers and give an industrial nation the power to turn raw materials into the affordable, quality goods essential to today’s societ...

ATX Montreal 2018

ATX MONTREAL 2018

November 14-15, 2018
This show is for advanced manufacturing professionals looking to upgrade their operations, source new technologies and solutions, and get an insider’s look at the latest industry news and products.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: IMPLEMENTING SMART MANUFACTURING

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: IMPLEMENTING SMART MANUFACTURING

November 15-15, 2018
Join us in Detroit and learn how Smart Manufacturing is changing the way products are designed and manufactured. Digital Technology and Transformation in manufacturing is creating operational value, increasing productivity and is a competitive advantage that will impact your bottom line.

 

Webinars

OCT 29, 2018 | 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
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NOVEL MATERIAL COULD MAKE PLASTIC MANUFACTURING MORE ENERGY-EFFICIENT
An innovative filtering material may soon reduce the environmental cost of manufacturing plastic. Created by a team including scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),
NOV 19, 2018 | 9am
EVOLVE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES BY IMPLEMENTING DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
The desire for innovative technology that can eventually cause disruptive improvement remains high in the biotech pharmaceutical industry. The road between pursuing and developing that technology to genuine implementing is not a smooth ride. In this webinar, the presenter identifies the ke...
NOV 22, 2018 | 10:00 AM
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE POLYMERS
Additive Manufacturing (AM), otherwise known as three-dimensional (3D) printing, is a growing technology area comprised of a spectrum of processes that allow production of three-dimensional solid objects of virtually any shape from information obtained from a digital object.
NOV 29, 2018 | 1:00 PM
IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY AND PROFITABILITY IN MANUFACTURING WITH ADVANCED ANALYTICS
BOARD helps manufacturing companies to aggregate operational data from diverse regions, business lines, cost centers, and plants to link them to financial and business goals - providing a holistic view of company performance from high-level strategic KPIs, down to SKUs.
DEC 04, 2018 | 12:30
MANUFACTURING OUTLOOK WEBINAR
With the 29 March date for the UK leaving the EU fast approaching, the pace of negotiation has been stepping up. This quarter, we will also be joined by BDO specialists who will take a look at the latest developments and discuss what manufacturers can be doing to prepare themselves for the...
DEC 05, 2018 | 11am
5 REASONS WHY REMOTE ACCESS MAKES COMPANIES IN MANUFACTURING MORE SUCCESSFUL
Join this webinar to learn why remote access to graphically demanding software on Linux, UNIX and Windows reduces cost, accelerates product development and protects intellectual property.

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR INTEGRATED ELECTRO-MECHANICAL DEVICES
3D-printed electronics deliver benefits that mirror those of 3D-printed mechanical parts. Integrate the two processes into one hybrid solution to amplify the advantages in time savings, cost reduction and design flexibility to achieve unmatched efficiencies and create revolutionary product...
3D PRINTING BUILDS MANUFACTURING INNOVATIONS
This webinar will discuss how 3D printing technology is enabling innovations in the manufacturing industry. Deciding whether to integrate 3D printing and how to leverage it with existing design, development, and manufacturing processes requires an understanding of the types of printers, ma...
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...

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. Seein...

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....