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  • How to Avoid a Manufacturing M&A Migraine

    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the manufacturing space are set for an interesting year in 2019. As a sector that is often more cautious when it comes to M&A, there are certain signs that th...


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    https://www.manufacturing.net/article/2019/05/how-avoid-manufacturing-m-migraine3959
  • U.S. manufacturing growth slumps to 9-year low in May as China trade tensions heat up

    The numbers: Faced with less demand from customers and a flareup in U.S.-China trade tensions, American businesses grew in May at the slowest pace since before President Trump was elected, a pair of n...


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    https://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-firms-grow-at-slowest-pace-since-before-trump-election-amid-china-trade-tensions-ihs-markit-survey-finds-2019-05-233953
  • Turkey's manufacturing capacity usage improves in May

    The capacity utilization rate of Turkey's manufacturing industry improved on a monthly basis in May, according to data from the country's Central Bank released on Thursday. The figure reached ...


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    https://www.aa.com.tr/en/economy/turkeys-manufacturing-capacity-usage-improves-in-may/14852413954
  • Skills gap risks delaying digital adoption in UK manufacturing industry

    UK manufacturers are making seismic shifts in attitudes and investment intentions towards digital adoption, but risk falling further behind global competition due to the skills gap and Brexit distract...


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    https://www.pesmedia.com/skills-gap-risks-delaying-digital-adoption-in-uk-manufacturing-industry/3955
  • MDSAP: unifying monitoring of medical device manufacturing

    The MDSAP aims to create a harmonised, global approach to auditing and monitoring of medical device manufacturing. This approach could be of huge benefit to medical device companies as it allows them ...


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    https://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/mdsap-unifying-monitoring-of-medical-device-manufacturing/3960
  • The Green New Deal Has Value-and Needs Manufacturing to Work

    What is the Green New Deal? Republicans call it an economic sledgehammer to America’s middle class. Democrats say it is the only plan to address climate change on the scale of the crisis. Both D...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/economy/green-new-deal-has-value-and-needs-manufacturing-work3947
  • 3D printing being used to train young surgeons

    A group of Canadian plastic surgeons have used 3D printing to create a realistic hand model to help young surgeons learn valuable surgical skills. Surgery is a highly technical profession which requir...


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    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/3d-printing-being-used-to-train-young-surgeons-300854779.html3948
  • 3D printing and robots power largest furniture maker in the world

    Ashley Furniture is the largest furniture manufacturer in the world. Traditionally, the company has been subject to the whims of labor markets. But a forward-thinking approach to automation that relie...


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    https://www.zdnet.com/article/3d-printing-and-robots-power-largest-furniture-maker-in-the-world/3949
  • Manufacturing managers: here's how to deal with uncertainty in uncertain times

    The past three years have been hugely uncertain, and that shows no signs of stopping. Business psychologist and former England cricketer Jeremy Snape, a director at Sporting Edge, has advice for leade...


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    https://www.imeche.org/news/news-article/manufacturing-managers-here's-how-to-deal-with-uncertainty-in-uncertain-times3940

EVENTS

Conferences

International Conference on Material Engineering and Manufacturing

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MATERIAL ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING

May 25-27, 2019
The main aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Materials Engineering and Manufacturing. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners,...

Future Manufacturing Technologies Expo

FUTURE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES EXPO

May 28-28, 2019
The fourth industrial revolution is here and it offers manufacturers a unique opportunity to embrace technology across all areas of their business. By rethinking every aspect of the organization from a digital perspective it will create more value, improve efficiency and build an environment to offe...

International Conference Industry 4.0 in Practice

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INDUSTRY 4.0 IN PRACTICE

May 29-29, 2019
Already for fifth year the leading organisations such as TalTech, Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Estonian Electronics Industries Association, Enterprise Estonia and numerous flagship technology companies join forces to promote the opportunities emerging from I...

Design to Manufacturing: Perfecting the Process

DESIGN TO MANUFACTURING: PERFECTING THE PROCESS

May 29-29, 2019
Join us for our Design to Manufacturing events to learn tips and tricks to improve your process, reduce costs, and save time. You'll leave this event with action items you can quickly implement. Design and validate for agility and strength, increase efficiency by applying intelligent machining s...

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...

RAPID + TCT

RAPID + TCT

May 20-23, 2019
Learn how to use 3D technologies to reduce time to market, produce stronger and lighter parts, improve efficiency, reduce waste, and create complex geometries. Consult with industry experts before you make equipment decisions.

National Manufacturing Debate 2019

NATIONAL MANUFACTURING DEBATE 2019

May 22-22, 2019
The National Manufacturing Debate is an annual event hosted by Cranfield University. The event brings together manufacturing professionals from a range of sectors to discuss and debate current challenges in the industry, and encourage networking and collaboration across the sector to enable continue...

International Digital Manufacturing Summit

INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL MANUFACTURING SUMMIT

May 20-22, 2019
The summit is aimed at bringing manufacturing leaders new insights, current and future trend of manufacturing industry.  According to the survey of PWC, 91% of industrial companies are investing in creating digital factories in the heart of Europe. Digitalizing the production process is changin...

 

Webinars

JUN 06, 2019 | 11:00 AM EST-12:00 AM EST
Sponsored
UP YOUR SECURITY GAME FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND IIOT
The convergence of Information Technology and Operational technology required for digital transformation has exposed security vulnerabilities that need to be addressed to secure critical and production infrastructure. The security of legacy ‘brownfield’ devices requires a strong identity c...
MAY 28, 2019 | 10:00
NEW DRUG PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT USING CONTINUOUS MANUFACTURING
What is Drug Product Continuous Manufacturing? Is Continuous Manufacturing really worth the effort? without data, you are just another person with an opinion. What are the challenges implementing CM? Development and tech transfer considerations for CM.
MAY 28, 2019 | 1 pm
DESKTOP METAL STUDIO+ SYSTEM
Join CATI for an overview of Desktop Metal Studio+. We'll cover the Studio+ System as well as the Studio Fleet. We'll take a tour of our installed Desktop Metal Printer, Furnace, and Debinder and go over current and future materials being developed.
MAY 28, 2019 | 2:00 PM
HOW AI, AR, AND THE CONSUMERIZATION OF SOFTWARE WILL REVOLUTIONIZE MANUFACTURING
The emergence of Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, and wearable tech opens the door to connecting historically disconnected frontline workers into the digital fabric of the business. The trend towards the consumerization of software makes it furthermore possible to make these tec...
MAY 29, 2019 | 10:00 am
IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AFFORDABLE AND SCALABLE MANUFACTURING STRATEGY FOR GENE THERAPY PRODUCTS
As a start up with multiple clinical programs within an accelerated track we started designing our processes and aimed to build facilities to ensure therapeutic drug products reach patients as quickly as possible. This tends to be the main goal for scientists and patients. Because there ar...
MAY 30, 2019 | 2:00 p.m.
REDUCING COMPLEXITY IN THE AGE OF MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 4.0
As a manufacturing organization grows and changes it becomes increasingly difficult to implement business process standards, support quality and consistency, and provide visibility to business leaders who have become removed from the day-to-day operations. Further, a collection of legacy, ...

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....