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  • The Future Of Robots And Smart Manufacturing On Display In Anaheim

    Head to Anaheim to see what’s breaking new in robotics and smart manufacturing. On February 11-13, the combined shows, Automation Technology Expo West and Pacific Design & Manufacturing, wil...


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    https://www.designnews.com/automation-motion-control/future-robots-and-smart-manufacturing-on-display-anaheim/230555943622974520
  • Digitizing Frontline Communications: Faurecia's IIoT Hurdle

    Technological advances are transforming every aspect of our lives, from virtual personal assistants to autonomous vehicle features. These advancements are moving even more quickly in manufacturing env...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/article/21121507/analog-holdouts-in-a-digital-world4521
  • The state of UK Defence - BAE Systems and MBDA

    It is perhaps unsurprising that in the world of British manufacturing the defence sector continues to be one of its most closely guarded frontiers – where few have ever ventured and the hackneye...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/the-state-of-uk-defence-bae-systems-and-mbda/4517
  • Adding personalisation to the manufacturing industry’s toolbox

    The manufacturing industry is in the midst of a tectonic shift. It doesn’t matter whether a company’s product is automotive, electronic, construction or healthcare related – disrupti...


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    https://www.supplychaindigital.com/supply-chain-management/adding-personalisation-manufacturing-industrys-toolbox4518
  • Siemens Partners with Arm on Automotive Electronics Design

    The automotive industry has been at the forefront of new automation technology adoption for decades. Beyond its broad adoption of industrial robots in the 1980s to its more recent integration of colla...


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    https://www.automationworld.com/design/news/21111948/siemens-partners-with-arm-on-automotive-electronics-design4515
  • ABB enables 3D Printing via RobotStudio for faster digital manufacturing

    ABB is introducing 3D printing capabilities to its RobotStudio simulation and offline programming software, which will enable users to program ABB robots for additive manufacturing in just 30 minutes....


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    https://www.robotics.org/content-detail.cfm/Industrial-Robotics-News/ABB-enables-3D-Printing-via-RobotStudio-for-faster-digital-manufacturing/content_id/86004516
  • How do you solve a problem like lead battery recycling?

    An increased global emphasis on low carbon initiatives is set to significantly increase the demand for batteries, leading to concerns surrounding the responsible management of lead throughout the life...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/how-do-you-solve-a-problem-like-lead-battery-recycling/4512
  • Honda and Isuzu to test fuel cell-powered heavy-duty trucks

    Honda and Isuzu have collaborated to conduct a joint research project where they will use hydrogen fuel cells to power heavy-duty trucks. The Japanese automotive manufacturers, which are aiming to exp...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/honda-isuzu-test-fuel-cell-powered-heavy-duty-trucks/4509
  • New-found method could simplify aerospace-grade composite manufacturing

    A new method using carbon nanotubes to create aerospace-grade composites without an autoclave has been developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The new process, which cou...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/new-found-method-simplify-aerospace-grade-composite-manufacturing/4510

EVENTS

Conferences

3D & Systems Summit

3D & SYSTEMS SUMMIT

January 27-29, 2020
The 3D & Systems Summit will address the most relevant and advanced topics related to the 3D packaging roadmap, Heterogeneous Integration and System-In-Package manufacturing. The summit will focus on high reliability and high performance of disruptive applications like Mobile and IoT.  Invi...

Military Additive Manufacturing Summit

MILITARY ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SUMMIT

February 05-06, 2020
DSI’s 4th Annual Military Additive Manufacturing Summit is designed as an educational Town Hall forum, where thought leaders & key policy-makers across military services, defense agencies, & civilian organizations can come together for actionable discussions & debate. This year&rsq...

The Business of 3D Printing: Medicine, Dentistry and Metals

THE BUSINESS OF 3D PRINTING: MEDICINE, DENTISTRY AND METALS

February 11-12, 2020
This must-attend Summit and Exhibition will be back in February 2020 for its third year, with a new conference track covering metals, as well its established coverage of medical/dental 3DP. As usual, the conference offers over 30 expert speakers, with this year's focus being on end-user experien...

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020

SOUTHERN MANUFACTURING & ELECTRONICS 2020

February 11-13, 2020
Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the UK and a major pan-European showcase for new technology in machinery, production equipment, electronic production and assembly, tooling and components as well as subcontract services across an impres...

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...

Manufacturing at the Speed of Light with Augmented Reality

MANUFACTURING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT WITH AUGMENTED REALITY

January 22-22, 2020
Industry 4.0 is moving fast, and smart companies are seeking the best tools and technologies that are both proven and practical to drive immediate results within their organizations. Return on investment for Industry 4.0 projects can vary widely, often times causing business leaders to be wary of st...

International Conference on Manufacturing Technologies

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

January 17-20, 2020
Manufacturing engineering & technology is a varied and challenging field that is becoming increasingly important with the advent of new production methods. Meanwhile, our modern society has entered the era of knowledge and economy. The creation, production and dissemination of knowledge have an ...

Smarter Manufacturing through Better Data: Applications and Benefits of SEMI Interface A / EDA Standards Workshop

SMARTER MANUFACTURING THROUGH BETTER DATA: APPLICATIONS AND BENEFITS OF SEMI INTERFACE A / EDA STANDARDS WORKSHOP

January 10-10, 2020
SEMI global expositions are the premier events for business, networking, collaboration, and education for the semiconductor and microelectronics industries. SEMI recognized achievements in the industry with a number of awards.

 

Webinars

JAN 28, 2020 | 11:00 AM
IMPROVING INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION
In a simple sense, inventory optimization is what you get when you strike a balance between having enough inventory to satisfy your customer service standards while stocking as little inventory as possible. Customer service standards involve meeting demand-but not past the point that you h...
JAN 30, 2020 | 11:00 AM
THE POWER OF DIGITAL TWINS IN INDUSTRIAL IOT
Simulation has been used in many years in the process industry, but now the industry is taking this to a higher level. From being used for smaller parts of the plant and operator training, now more and more of the plant can be simulated as a digital twin following the plant life cycle for ...
JAN 31, 2020 | 1:00 p.m.
METAMORPHIC MANUFACTURING WEBINAR
Ohio State University and Colorado School of Mines faculty will discuss Metamorphic Manufacturing - an emerging concept of automated incremental thermomechanical deformation to shape a specific part and provide reproducibility, traceability, high productivity and manufacturing agility all ...
FEB 04, 2020 | 10:00 AM
PRODUCTION DISPATCH AND REPORTING
See how accurate production reporting with Production Dispatch Reporting helps the whole organization with real time information to respond in real time to customer change requests. Once implemented, production can be streamlined and WIP reduced.
FEB 05, 2020 | 13:00
3D PRINTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION - PAVING THE WAY FOR FUTURE INNOVATION
Are we ready to prepare the next-gen 3D printing workforce? 3D printing is changing the way the world designs and manufactures, and higher education has a major role to play in preparing that workforce. Join us for a live webinar on February 5th as we take a look at the impact that 3D tech...
FEB 05, 2020
INTELLIGENT DESIGN CONTROL FOR MEDICAL DEVICES
Complexity in medical device product development and manufacturing continues to increase, while commercial pressures are reducing margins. Further, regulatory landscape changes can throttle innovation, impacting speed to market. An intelligent approach to design control enables OEM’s...

DIGITIZING AIRBUS’ GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN THROUGH APIS
Sponsored
An Airbus A380 is made up of 7 million different pieces with each piece coming from different parts of the world including Germany, Spain, UK, and France. Assembling the final plane requires support from various IT and operations teams. Leveraging legacy supply chain technology to support ...
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

Volatility is deeply disliked by business leaders. Many manufacturers and distributors face the volatility caused by unpredictable tariffs on Chinese imports and warn of a potential calamity should th...

More square footage is not the only solution to maximizing space utilization; nor are second level mezzanines. Even C-Suite executives, inclined to expand the plant floor and warehouse footprint, quic...

Since 1932, Stahmanns Pecans has consistently supplied quality bulk pecans for re-bagging, as well as pecans for commercial and industrial markets. Located on a lush 3,200-acre oasis in a southern New...

The migration from Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions to Visual Configuration Software is happening quickly. Recently G2 named ATLATL Visual the sole l...

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...