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Teaching Smart Manufacturing in Universities TEACHING SMART MANUFACTURING IN UNIVERSITIES

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Jan 28, 2020

Yuri Hovanski of Brigham Young University's College of Engineering shares how their program is structuring their curriculum in order to best teach topics like smart manufacturing and industrial IoT.  PTC Academic’s university offerings provide PTC technologies and solutions to thousan...

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Top Lean Manufacturing Tools D2C Manufacturers Need to Thrive TOP LEAN MANUFACTURING TOOLS D2C MANUFACTURERS NEED TO THRIVE

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Jan 28, 2020

46% of SMB’s in the U.S. don’t track their inventory or use manual methods, such as using inefficient Excel spreadsheets. That means by simply adopting an MRP system into your business will put you ahead of nearly half of all U.S. SMB’s. With this much potential to overtake your co...

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Manufacturing 2020: Time to Reinvent After a Golden Decade MANUFACTURING 2020: TIME TO REINVENT AFTER A GOLDEN DECADE

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Jan 28, 2020

Generally, 2009 to 2019 were 10 golden years for manufacturers worldwide. After the swift recovery from the economic and financial crisis in 2008/09, many manufacturers have been enjoying double-digit order intake growth, increasing revenues and profits for over a decade.

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Why Do We Care About Design for Additive Manufacturing? WHY DO WE CARE ABOUT DESIGN FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING?

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Jan 27, 2020

In this video from LiveWorx 2019, John E. Barnes shows that design for additive manufacturing is good for business. His team analyzed the costs of a hypothetical part that would be produced via powder bed fusion. They found that 86% of the cost of the part was driven by design, while only 14% of the...

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3 Forms of Waste OEMs Can Reduce with Augmented Reality 3 FORMS OF WASTE OEMS CAN REDUCE WITH AUGMENTED REALITY

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Jan 27, 2020

Manufacturing performance has a direct correlation with business growth and operational costs. Disruptions in timing, productivity, or quality can result in waste that negatively impacts profitability and brand reputation. Cutting back on waste is a major priority, and augmented reality is helping O...

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Manufacturers planning for 2020 and beyond MANUFACTURERS PLANNING FOR 2020 AND BEYOND

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Jan 27, 2020

A new year and a new decade have arrived, and of course we’re all wondering what to expect. Making a forecast for a specific industry or an entire economy is always a little dicey, but many of the latest forecasts predict that the U.S. economy will continue to grow in 2020 and 2021, inflationa...

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Prepare Your Business to Implement Artificial Intelligence PREPARE YOUR BUSINESS TO IMPLEMENT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jan 24, 2020

Getting ahead of the competition is much easier with the help of artificial intelligence. 60% of business leaders desperately need a method for AI use; however, only half of their organizations actually have a plan set. It’s 2020- new year, new enterprise needs. The most important thing to do ...

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Finding the Right Technology Strategy for Your Unique Business Priorities FINDING THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY FOR YOUR UNIQUE BUSINESS PRIORITIES

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Jan 24, 2020

Small-to-midsize businesses in manufacturing and distribution industries are focused on growing revenue, reducing costs, and improving customer experience. However, nearly 40% of companies don’t believe their current business infrastructure and applications (e.g., enterprise resource planning)...

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Small Business Loans for Manufacturers SMALL BUSINESS LOANS FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Jan 24, 2020

A revitalized manufacturing sector is a key factor in rebuilding the middle class and creating community wealth. Innovations in precision manufacturing and sustainable industries require accessible capital for continued growth and success. With a small business loan for manufacturers, you can harnes...

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Generator Manufacturing: A Journey from Poland to Finland GENERATOR MANUFACTURING: A JOURNEY FROM POLAND TO FINLAND

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Jan 23, 2020

EthosEnergy in Lubliniec, Poland recently manufactured two 320 MVA generators for the Loviisa Nuclear Power Plant in Finland. Follow their journey from shop to plant site as we document the adventure by road, rail and sea. We provide full service and maintenance for generators, as well as design and...

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The Future of Sales and Service for Manufacturing THE FUTURE OF SALES AND SERVICE FOR MANUFACTURING

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Jan 23, 2020

The age of the connected customer is here – and their expectations are firmly rooted around experiences. In fact, 80% of UK consumers say experience is as important as products and services. To keep your customers loyal – and to stand out against the competition – manufacturers mus...

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How Worximity Improves Thermoforming Efficiency in Food Packaging Process HOW WORXIMITY IMPROVES THERMOFORMING EFFICIENCY IN FOOD PACKAGING PROCESS

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Jan 23, 2020

Food manufacturing remains a highly competitive business and it’s only going to be more so. Consumers expect a broader proliferation of food products that meet demanding market segment needs, from plant-based meat analogs to food products and packages designed with senior citizens in mind. Foo...

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Top 10 Use cases of Artificial intelligence in Manufacturing TOP 10 USE CASES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 22, 2020

Smart Factory digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and predictive analytics enabling manufacturers to increase productivity. Also, smart technologies also empowers employees to perform smart operation! In this blog, we captured a few best use cases of artificial in...

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Is Climate Change Having an Impact on Manufacturing? IS CLIMATE CHANGE HAVING AN IMPACT ON MANUFACTURING?

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Jan 22, 2020

Climate change is a topic that's on everyone's mind. You can't turn on the news or take a trip to the grocery store without hearing someone talking about sustainability and the impact that climate change is having on the world around us. Everyone is thinking about what they can do to shr...

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Dual Head Ultra Series X Cutter by Billco Manufacturing DUAL HEAD ULTRA SERIES X CUTTER BY BILLCO MANUFACTURING

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Jan 21, 2020

Billco’s Dual Head Ultra Series X cutting system provides the capability to convey and cut two plates of stock glass, up to 72” x 96” simultaneously. This high production system is specifically designed for large volume insulating glass producers who use coated glass.

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Bently Factory 2020 - Bentayga Automotive production BENTLY FACTORY 2020 - BENTAYGA AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION

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Jan 21, 2020

Hey Guys, Checkout 2020 Bently Bentayga Automotive production filmed from a racing drone for the first time. New two-minute film contrasts Bentayga Speed’s 3.8-second 0-60 mph time with the 16 days it takes to handcraft each and every car. Celebrates Bentley as the Centre of Excellence for Woo...

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Top 4 Heavy Equipment Industry Trends in 2020 TOP 4 HEAVY EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY TRENDS IN 2020

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Jan 21, 2020

Heavy-duty equipment manufacturing is ever evolving, with new technologies and trends continually entering the market. With these new technologies comes the ability for OEMs to increase their productivity as well as provide more offerings for customers. Gary Brooks, CMO at Syncron-a manufacturing te...

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Expert Advice on Making the Digital Transformation EXPERT ADVICE ON MAKING THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Jan 21, 2020

Automation World has been privileged to have an inside track on the work being done at the Georgia Institute of Technology around the digital transformation of industry. Last year we had the opportunity to take part in a roundtable discussion with Georgia Tech engineering, science, and research expe...

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Transforming the automotive arena TRANSFORMING THE AUTOMOTIVE ARENA

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Jan 20, 2020

Around the world, automobile manufacturers are racing to become leaders in autonomous vehicle technology. It is acknowledged that it will be far from easy to move from the advanced driver assistance system implementations we have today to highly sophisticated systems capable of negotiating busy junc...

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3D Printing - The Work Before the Print 3D PRINTING - THE WORK BEFORE THE PRINT

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Jan 17, 2020

3D printing is a technology that has the ability to capture everyone’s imagination, however we need to remember that it is, in a sense, a secondary process and a lot of work comes before you start printing. We all see those fantastic time-lapse 3D printing videos floating around the internet, ...

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Additive Manufacturing Trends to Know in the Electronics Industry in 2020 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TRENDS TO KNOW IN THE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY IN 2020

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Jan 17, 2020

Additive manufacturing has its roots in the 1980s and has gradually matured into a formidable set of technologies. What was once viewed as a technology for building plastic widgets in college dorm rooms is now being used in a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, mobile/IoT, and medic...

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Customized Wood Coatings For Manufacturers CUSTOMIZED WOOD COATINGS FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Jan 16, 2020

General Finishes will custom formulate wood coatings for your specific manufacturing objectives for performance and dry, stack, and pack times. If you are are a manufacturer that is looking for custom wood finishing solutions. Since 1928 General Finishes has satisfied the manufacturing, professional...

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Bakery Manufacturing Plant & Logistics Center BAKERY MANUFACTURING PLANT & LOGISTICS CENTER

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Jan 16, 2020

Arch-Viz presentation of a Bakery Manufacturing Plant. With the utilization of digital compositing techniques the proposed structure is seamlessly blended into the landscape of the project’s actual location. A look into the future with the help of computer generated 3d visualization technology...

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USMCA expected to benefit metal manufacturers USMCA EXPECTED TO BENEFIT METAL MANUFACTURERS

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Jan 16, 2020

The Senate will pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement sometime in the very near future. When the trade agreement goes into effect, manufacturers of metal goods, particularly those that supply parts to the automotive industry, will see some major changes from the previous North American Free Trade Ag...

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Better manufacturing process with SAP Business One BETTER MANUFACTURING PROCESS WITH SAP BUSINESS ONE

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Jan 16, 2020

Many small and medium-sized manufacturing companies operate multiple standalone systems: An accounting solution for finance, Add-on third party solutions for inventory purchasing and planning, A separate solution for inventory management, Manual processes and spreadsheets for production planning and...

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Top 5 technologies that manufacturers use to propel profits TOP 5 TECHNOLOGIES THAT MANUFACTURERS USE TO PROPEL PROFITS

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Jan 15, 2020

With the potential impact of new technologies such as 3-D printing, manufacturing companies are looking for a unique competitive edge. So, how can manufacturers accurately anticipate how these technologies will affect their businesses and leverage them to create profitable opportunities? The new par...

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Manufacturing 2020: 5G, AI, IoT And Cloud-Based Systems Will Take Over MANUFACTURING 2020: 5G, AI, IOT AND CLOUD-BASED SYSTEMS WILL TAKE OVER

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Jan 15, 2020

Technology vendors expect that 2020 will be a big year for manufacturing plants to onboard digital systems. But will it happen? While digital systems – IoT, machine learning, 5G, cloud-based systems – have proven themselves as worthwhile investments, they may not get deployed widely. For...

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The CESMII Platform - Smart Manufacturing Vision THE CESMII PLATFORM - SMART MANUFACTURING VISION

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Jan 14, 2020

The CESMII Platform will dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of extracting meaningful, contextualized data from real world industrial assets. By building data profiles of industrial devices and crowdsourcing extensive libraries of these profiles, we solve problems, simplify the complex and d...

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Get a Grip on the Future of Tire Manufacturing GET A GRIP ON THE FUTURE OF TIRE MANUFACTURING

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Jan 14, 2020

Get a Grip on the Future of Tire Manufacturing - Dassault Systemes. The future success of tire manufacturers is reliant upon how they respond to the revolution of the transport industry globally. The ever-increasing number of vehicle types –and in turn variety of tires that they require &ndash...

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A Modern ERP for Manufacturing: The Must Have Technology for 2020 A MODERN ERP FOR MANUFACTURING: THE MUST HAVE TECHNOLOGY FOR 2020

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Jan 14, 2020

A modern enterprise resource planning solution is essential for any manufacturer moving into the new decade. As doing business of any sort gets more complex, you must have reliable technology to manage your business functions in one centralized system. Manufacturers were some of the earliest adopter...

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Manufacturing Engineering: Two roads to toolpath evolution MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING: TWO ROADS TO TOOLPATH EVOLUTION

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Jan 13, 2020

In this article, Two Roads to Toolpath Evolution, from the January 2020 issue of Manufacturing Engineering, you will learn how dynamic machining known at Siemens as adaptive milling, produces a radically different cutting path compared to traditional machining.  The traditional toolpath follows...

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Share to Gain: Unlocking Data Value in Manufacturing SHARE TO GAIN: UNLOCKING DATA VALUE IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 13, 2020

Emerging technologies, such as advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, are transforming the world of production and creating new opportunities for industry, society and the environment. Data is critical, as is companies ability to manage it effectively. While manufacturers are making strides...

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Kimya - Additive Manufacturing by Armor KIMYA - ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING BY ARMOR

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Jan 13, 2020

In 2015, the Armor Group created OWA, the first organized recycling and beneficiation method guaranteed from end to end applied to laser printer cartridges. It is an industrial first, a real choice, led by a team resolved to carry through its convictions and its core values: make a success of the ci...

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Small Manufacturers Finally Receive Respect: Affordable Access to Competitive Pricing SMALL MANUFACTURERS FINALLY RECEIVE RESPECT: AFFORDABLE ACCESS TO COMPETITIVE PRICING

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Jan 13, 2020

Unsurprisingly, there has been a shift in manufacturing business process in practically every American industrial setting. The lean thinking paradigm now includes purchasing and supply chain functions. Price optimization technology for large manufacturing operations costs from $120K - $1.5M per year...

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When OT and IT Infrastructure Connect in Manufacturing WHEN OT AND IT INFRASTRUCTURE CONNECT IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 13, 2020

Connecting shop floor operational technology with IT infrastructure is one of the challenges for today’s businesses engaged in the process of digitalization. From machine building to plant visualisation, automation, networking, robotics and data processing, Mitsubishi Electric demonstrated how...

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Fusion 360 Additive Manufacturing Updates FUSION 360 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING UPDATES

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Jan 10, 2020

Did you know that Fusion 360 includes a fully functional additive manufacturing toolset within the manufacturing extension? If not, you're not alone! We're looking to change that with this video by introducing you to this manufacturing toolset while highlighting some recent updates.

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3D Printing Trends for 2020 and a Quick Look Back at 2019 3D PRINTING TRENDS FOR 2020 AND A QUICK LOOK BACK AT 2019

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Jan 10, 2020

Additive manufacturing advanced and matured in 2019. We saw more complex applications in the medical space, larger scales in aerospace, and stronger forays into automotive. More OEMs adopted additive or expanded adoption, and in some cases became deeply invested in its success. Material options cont...

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Why Manufacturers Should Prioritize Sustainability Reporting WHY MANUFACTURERS SHOULD PRIORITIZE SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING

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Jan 09, 2020

Starting to measure and improve your business sustainability might feel like a daunting task—what will everyone think about our progress and sustainability initiatives, or lack thereof? What if our report is only a few pages long? Sustainability reporting has moved from a nice-to-have to a res...

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Fit for Industry 4.0? FIT FOR INDUSTRY 4.0?

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Jan 09, 2020

Additive manufacturing holds great potential for production scenarios in the sense of Industry 4.0. This applies not only to economic parameters, but also to constructive factors, since the layer structure in the x-, y-and z- directions enables the production of geometries that are impossible to pro...

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How To Begin Successful Industrial Marketing HOW TO BEGIN SUCCESSFUL INDUSTRIAL MARKETING

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Jan 09, 2020

Inbound marketing drives customers to your business products and services through a coordinated strategy of design, content, social media, and SEO tactics. Most manufacturing and industrial companies may think that inbound marketing is something that would be more suited toward consumer goods and B2...

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Worldwide Protective Products Manufacturing Floor WORLDWIDE PROTECTIVE PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING FLOOR

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Jan 08, 2020

Imagine a manufacturing facility in which the machines can monitor their own safe use-recording how often machine guards are being moved or whether guards are worn and need to be replaced. Welcome to a smart factory, part of Industry 4.0 and the internet of things.

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State of the Nation: AI and manufacturing STATE OF THE NATION: AI AND MANUFACTURING

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Jan 08, 2020

Manufacturing contributes around 11% to the global economy, and despite contrarian perceptions, the UK manufacturing scene remains robust and growing, with the UK still the 8th largest industrial nation in the world. Despite a minor slow-down at the turn of the year, primarily triggered by the polit...

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Squeezed for Margin: Small Manufacturers Stop Leaving Money on the Table SQUEEZED FOR MARGIN: SMALL MANUFACTURERS STOP LEAVING MONEY ON THE TABLE

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Jan 08, 2020

Price optimization technology for large manufacturing operations costs from $120K - $1.5M per year. For multi-location, global, and publicly traded companies this is an expense easily cost-justified. A small 1% in margin preservation is worth thousands of times the expense of price optimization tech...

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Improve Adhesion in Window & Door Manufacturing Processes IMPROVE ADHESION IN WINDOW & DOOR MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

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Jan 07, 2020

In-line atmospheric plasma, flame and corona surface treaters are used to improve adhesion of adhesives, paints, coatings, and inks on a wide variety of plastics, composites, wood, glass, and metals.

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How Big Data Will Transform Manufacturing in 2020 HOW BIG DATA WILL TRANSFORM MANUFACTURING IN 2020

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Jan 07, 2020

As manufacturing progresses deeper into the digital era, there are more opportunities than ever to turn routine production runs into data that makes a difference. This is largely because of the maturation of big data–a catchall term for a suite of storage, organization, and analysis techniques...

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Industrial IoT Solutions for Manufacturing, Logistics & Utilities INDUSTRIAL IOT SOLUTIONS FOR MANUFACTURING, LOGISTICS & UTILITIES

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Jan 07, 2020

Hear from Daviteq how data collected from sensors, meters, and controllers for customers in manufacturing, logistics and utilities is transmitted to their Globiots platform which collects, stores, analyses and visualises data on the dashboard.

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Forecasting Practice in Manufacturing Business FORECASTING PRACTICE IN MANUFACTURING BUSINESS

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Jan 07, 2020

Each organization continually pursues certainty in a significantly changing business world. We can see today new products in the market, others becoming obsolete, new technologies that revolutionize the ways of doing, customer preferences, fashion, laws and regulations, and so on. They push each org...

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The role of Machine Vision in manufacturing THE ROLE OF MACHINE VISION IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 07, 2020

Machine vision already makes an important contribution to the manufacturing sector, primarily by providing automated inspection capabilities as part of QC procedures. However, the world of automation is becoming increasingly complex. Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, cloud computing, artificial ...

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Enhance Manufacturing Operations with a Formal Product Lifecycle Management Solution ENHANCE MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS WITH A FORMAL PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

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Jan 07, 2020

Implementing a PLM solution is top of mind for many manufacturing professionals in the race to keep up with an increasingly digital competitive landscape. But doing so involves tackling a range of challenges to ensure that personnel, business processes and IT infrastructure are equipped to be succes...

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Overcoming costly equipment maintenance challenges in the mining industry OVERCOMING COSTLY EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE CHALLENGES IN THE MINING INDUSTRY

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Jan 06, 2020

Mining is a highly complex industry. Its operations are intensive, risk-prone and unpredictable. The mining industry needs to overcome several challenges to remain competitive.  This blog talks about the typical obstacles the mining industry faces and how a mobile plant maintenance solution can...

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Role Of IoT In Manufacturing ROLE OF IOT IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 06, 2020

The industrial IoT is taking part in a pivotal role in the transformation of the manufacturing industry. Manufacturers are enforcing IIoT throughout their operations, finally attaining operational intelligence. Here are 4 methods in which IIoT options are influencing the manufacturing sector. In ord...

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How 3D printing is helping Rodin Cars build the FZED HOW 3D PRINTING IS HELPING RODIN CARS BUILD THE FZED

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Jan 05, 2020

The Rodin mission is to build the best car we can; from an engineering, quality and aesthetic point of view. Tight space constraints and durability of components are common problems faced by the motorsport manufacturing industry. However, with the implementation of state-of-the-art 3D printing techn...

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7 Things You Should Know About IoT in Manufacturing 7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IOT IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 03, 2020

The Internet of Things and the Industrial Internet of Things are transforming manufacturing today, addressing the increasing demand for product customization, and changing customer expectations, especially surrounding the challenges associated with global supply chains and concerns regarding cyberse...

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Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing Industry ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jan 03, 2020

Artificial Intelligence is extensively used, while impending the manufacturing region rapidly, facilitating industrial automation. AI-driven machines are leading an common direction into the future by using yielding a heap of benefits. They offer new opportunities, beautify production efficiency, an...

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How the Smart Factory Is Impacting Auto and Food Producers HOW THE SMART FACTORY IS IMPACTING AUTO AND FOOD PRODUCERS

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Jan 02, 2020

In most developing countries, manufacturing and industrial sectors form the backbone of the economy. The availability of relatively cheap raw materials and labor have long been major factors driving production across those regions. More recently, another development promises to impact the future of ...

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Top 5 ERP Technology Predictions for the Manufacturing Sector in 2020 TOP 5 ERP TECHNOLOGY PREDICTIONS FOR THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN 2020

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Jan 02, 2020

2019 was quite a year. China became the first nation in the world to safely and successfully land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon and who could forget the trade war between US and China. 2019 was also the year that scientists came closer to curing diabetes by turning human stem cells into i...

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The Evolution of Robotics and Automation THE EVOLUTION OF ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION

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Jan 01, 2020

It is safe to say we would not be able to enjoy many of our modern conveniences without automation. Thanks to advancements in robotic technology, many industrial processes have been made faster, safer and more efficient. Although the use of automated equipment is ubiquitous now, it is important to r...

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15 Facts About Manufacturing In The U.S. 15 FACTS ABOUT MANUFACTURING IN THE U.S.

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Dec 30, 2019

The landscape of American manufacturing has experienced its fair share of ups and downs over the past several hundred years, from the development of the first interchangeable parts in 1801 to the first moving assembly line in 1913, and from the discovery of lean manufacturing principles in the 1930s...

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Ceramic 3D printing: A step beyond in dental products CERAMIC 3D PRINTING: A STEP BEYOND IN DENTAL PRODUCTS

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Dec 30, 2019

Due to their excellent biocompatibility, ceramic materials are recommended as the material of choice, from dental restorations and implants to bone grafting material. Unlike metals, there is no debate around ion release or corrosion and they have long-term stability both in soft and hard tissue.

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15 Facts About Manufacturing In The U.S. 15 FACTS ABOUT MANUFACTURING IN THE U.S.

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Dec 30, 2019

The landscape of American manufacturing has experienced its fair share of ups and downs over the past several hundred years, from the development of the first interchangeable parts in 1801 to the first moving assembly line in 1913, and from the discovery of lean manufacturing principles in the 1930s...

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3D Printing Is Going to Reshape Retail in These 4 Ways 3D PRINTING IS GOING TO RESHAPE RETAIL IN THESE 4 WAYS

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Dec 27, 2019

Forget costly prototypes, traditional textile manufacturing, product recalls, and the like. 3D printing is about to turn the entire retail industry on its head. A precise form of additive manufacturing, 3D printing can create a product from almost any material at mass scale, generating large quantit...

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3D Printing in Brazil: 3D CRIAR on the Promises and Challenges Ahead 3D PRINTING IN BRAZIL: 3D CRIAR ON THE PROMISES AND CHALLENGES AHEAD

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Dec 27, 2019

In a recent conversation with Daniel Huamani, Chief Technology Officer at 3D CRIAR, R&D Tax Savers got an interesting view of how additive manufacturing is fostering innovation in Brazil. Having worked at Autodesk for over four years, Huamani has built upon his international project management e...

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Tech Breakdown: Types of 3D Printing TECH BREAKDOWN: TYPES OF 3D PRINTING

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Dec 26, 2019

We breakdown the two most common types of 3D printers: FFF or Fused Filament Fabrication 3D printers, and SLA or Stereolithography Apparatus 3D printers. Find out which kind of printer works for specific applications, and the different types of materials they use to create 3D prints.

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What is industrial-grade 3D printing? WHAT IS INDUSTRIAL-GRADE 3D PRINTING?

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Dec 26, 2019

Back in May, I penned a bit of a rant in the article titled Word of the Day. The crux of that story was that players in AM have liberally adopted the term industrial to describe their printers. It is now so commonplace that industrial has become a meaningless adjective used for printers of all level...

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Sourcing Agents Increase Overseas Manufacturing Risks most of the Time SOURCING AGENTS INCREASE OVERSEAS MANUFACTURING RISKS MOST OF THE TIME

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Dec 26, 2019

When a company comes to one of our international manufacturing lawyers for legal help, we invariably ask them about their potential or actual overseas product supplier. We do this because of how critical it is that they choose the right manufacturer for what they will be doing.

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This Office Building Is 3D PRINTED THIS OFFICE BUILDING IS 3D PRINTED

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Dec 24, 2019

Future Blink offers a sneak peek at the innovations that will be changing our everyday lives. Built by Apis Cor, this building is 9.5 meters tall and has an area of 640 square meters.

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Top Trending Booths In Manufacturing Industry Events TOP TRENDING BOOTHS IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY EVENTS

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Dec 24, 2019

Event profs ideally strategize to align their goals as per the niche market they are targeting. This way, their event planning gets more result-oriented. Booths are also an important ingredient of event strategy. In this article, we will be focusing on booths of manufacturing and machinery industry....

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Trends in Manufacturing Technology 2020 TRENDS IN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 2020

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Dec 24, 2019

The subsequent decade will be wrought with technological change across the manufacturing industry. How painful or pleasurable that is relies upon on what you determine to make investments time and power on today. No producer needs to seem to be in 2020 in hindsight full of feeling sorry about what o...

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FTR CNC Unifies Design and Manufacturing for Superior Products FTR CNC UNIFIES DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING FOR SUPERIOR PRODUCTS

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Dec 23, 2019

Unifying design and manufacturing results in quick development times, cost-effective production, and superior end results. Thats why FTR chooses Fusion 360 for their design and manufacturing needs.

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Is 3D Printed Tooling a Solution for Die Casting? IS 3D PRINTED TOOLING A SOLUTION FOR DIE CASTING?

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Dec 23, 2019

Die casting is a particularly harsh operation. The process involves forcing molten metal into a mold cavity at high pressure, and is commonly used to make automotive parts such as engine blocks, wheels and engine cradles. The tooling that produces these parts must be durable, and buyers are not like...

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What happened in the 3D printing world in 2019? WHAT HAPPENED IN THE 3D PRINTING WORLD IN 2019?

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Dec 23, 2019

Every year, additive manufacturing offers new opportunities, and new amazing projects are unveiled. Thanks to all the companies and researchers believing in the capacities of this game-changing technology, 3D printing once again helps to overcome new challenges in various industries.

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Production Additive Manufacturing Means Quality Assurance Is Far More Important PRODUCTION ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING MEANS QUALITY ASSURANCE IS FAR MORE IMPORTANT

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Dec 20, 2019

The essence of manufacturing is to serially produce items that are always within specified tolerances for various engineering and geometric dimensions. Parts are no good if they aren’t within spec, and even more importantly, profits will be higher if higher yields are achieved.

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THE Rules When Manufacturing Overseas THE RULES WHEN MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS

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Dec 20, 2019

With all the turmoil created by the tariffs and the various other increasing risks of manufacturing in China our international manufacturing lawyers are being contacted by many companies seeking legal help after all has been lost. These are mostly companies that moved their manufacturing to bad Chin...

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From Sales Order to Manufacturing Order FROM SALES ORDER TO MANUFACTURING ORDER

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Dec 19, 2019

Learn everything you need to grow your business with Odoo, the best management software to run a company. Odoo is the #1 open source integrated business apps suite. Main apps include Website Builder, eCommerce, CRM, Accounting, Project Management, Warehouse Management, Manufacturing, Human Resources...

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Desktop Metal Introduces Fiber 3D Printer DESKTOP METAL INTRODUCES FIBER 3D PRINTER

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Dec 19, 2019

Desktop Metal, the company committed to making 3D printing accessible to engineers and manufacturers, announces the launch of Fiber, the world’s first desktop 3D printer to fabricate high resolution parts with industrial grade continuous fiber composite materials used in automated fiber placem...

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Craft Production: How to Make it in this Culturally Rich Business CRAFT PRODUCTION: HOW TO MAKE IT IN THIS CULTURALLY RICH BUSINESS

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Dec 19, 2019

When we think of manufacturing, we envision sterilized factories and heartless machines, forever pumping out cheap, unreliable, and tacky products at the lowest possible cost. Maybe this is a fair stereotype for the manufacturing industry in general, but we often forget about the artisans and humble...

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Create Your Manufacturing Career at AME CREATE YOUR MANUFACTURING CAREER AT AME

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Dec 18, 2019

Advanced Machine & Engineering is a family manufacturing company. Not because it’s a manufacturing company owned by a family, but because every individual that shows up to make this place great, is part of the family culture that makes us advanced. We understand that true craftsman are not...

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Industry 4.0 in 2019: From now to next INDUSTRY 4.0 IN 2019: FROM NOW TO NEXT

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Dec 18, 2019

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I first blogged about Nokia’s Go Allwhere vision and the incredible possibilities of industrial digital transformation. Yet here we are, 12 months later, and everywhere you turn companies have begun converting those possibilities into sma...

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Researchers optimize additive manufacturing on a molecular level RESEARCHERS OPTIMIZE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING ON A MOLECULAR LEVEL

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Dec 18, 2019

As the complexity and applications of additive manufacturing increase, Penn State researchers are digging down to the smallest scales to optimize the technology on a molecular level. There are still a lot of unknowns about how 3D printing actually works, said Adri van Duin, principal investigator of...

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Annealing: How to improve your 3D prints ANNEALING: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR 3D PRINTS

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Dec 17, 2019

Annealing is a process of increasing temperature to improve firmness, tensile strength and a heat resistance of a given object. It’s a well-known procedure when creating metal or injected plastic parts. With 3D prints it’s just less known – it’s applicable nonetheless.

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Using VR In 3D Printing USING VR IN 3D PRINTING

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Dec 17, 2019

At Formnext we were able to test a prototype VR system provided by Aurora Labs to curious visitors. The system involves placing a VR headset on and operating a pair of hand controls. In the demonstration, the VR participant is shown a full-scale virtual replica of Aurora Lab’s flagship 3D prin...

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How to Attract Employees to Your Manufacturing Business HOW TO ATTRACT EMPLOYEES TO YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS

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Dec 17, 2019

Rumors have been flying for years that the United States manufacturing industry is dead. And the evidence is everywhere. American-born companies like Maytag and General Motors have moved operations overseas. Factories of all sizes have decreased in number since 1998. Politicians bring it up regularl...

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Transform the manufacturing value chain with APIs TRANSFORM THE MANUFACTURING VALUE CHAIN WITH APIS

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Dec 17, 2019

How Airbus, Univar, and ABB have digitally transformed with an API strategy Manufacturers have significantly improved value chain performance over the past 20 years, boosting industry productivity by 47%. However, traditional methodologies are now delivering diminishing returns. To tackle digital tr...

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MRP Basics & Your First Manufacturing Order MRP BASICS & YOUR FIRST MANUFACTURING ORDER

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Dec 16, 2019

Learn everything you need to grow your business with Odoo, the best management software to run a company. Odoo is the #1 open source integrated business apps suite. Main apps include Website Builder, eCommerce, CRM, Accounting, Project Management, Warehouse Management, Manufacturing, Human Resources...

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Zen and the Art of Manufacturing Analytics ZEN AND THE ART OF MANUFACTURING ANALYTICS

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Dec 16, 2019

It may sound far-fetched to blend a Buddhist mindset with an IIoT technology but stick with us. The connection will make sense shortly. By definition, a person reaches a Zen mindset when feelings of stress and clutter are replaced by calm and organization. A natural flow replaces forced efforts. If ...

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5 Things Manufacturers Can Improve On This Holiday Season 5 THINGS MANUFACTURERS CAN IMPROVE ON THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

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Dec 16, 2019

Between gearing up for the year-end at work and getting ready for celebrations at home, the holidays can be an especially stressful time for manufacturers. That's why many manufacturers find themselves wishing for the same things this time of year –presents that could make the season, and ...

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Scaling AI in Manufacturing Operations: A Practitioners Perspective SCALING AI IN MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS: A PRACTITIONERS PERSPECTIVE

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Dec 13, 2019

AI enables organization to optimize product availability by decreasing out of stocks and spoilage. AI can also help with getting a better understanding of sales patterns. L’Oreal uses AI algorithms to predict demand based on a wide variety of data gathered from social media, weather, and finan...

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Facts about the true state of the art of 3d construction printing FACTS ABOUT THE TRUE STATE OF THE ART OF 3D CONSTRUCTION PRINTING

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Dec 13, 2019

Winsun has a 3D construction printer installed in their factory in Suzhou, China, that produces elements by 3D printing. The elements are then transported to and assembled at the building site to form the building structure. Hence, Winsun is actually 3D printing precast elements and do not 3D print ...

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An in-depth look at the Toyota Rav4 manufacturing process AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE TOYOTA RAV4 MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Dec 11, 2019

If you're researching the Toyota Rav4 or already own one, this video provides terrific insight as to how the Rav4 is built and how Toyota quality is ensured in the U.S. Alabama and West Virginia and Canadian plants.

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World WORLD'S FIRST 3D-PRINTED NEIGHBORHOOD UNVEILED IN MEXICO

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Dec 11, 2019

We've followed New Story's efforts to create affordable 3D-printed homes for a while, including its first prototype model and ambitious plan to build a community in Latin America. That plan has now been put into action and the non-profit has revealed what it calls the world's first 3D-pr...

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Brooklyn Company Detects Manufacturing Anomalies with Tools Powered by Deep Learning BROOKLYN COMPANY DETECTS MANUFACTURING ANOMALIES WITH TOOLS POWERED BY DEEP LEARNING

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Dec 11, 2019

Nanotronics is pushing the limits of precision manufacturing with AI powered by NVIDIA Quadro RTX technology. The Brooklyn-based company combines super-resolution images with deep learning in its nSpec line of advanced optical inspection tools. Delivering a wide range of scanning methods and imaging...

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Inform project: technologies for radical manufacturing improvements INFORM PROJECT: TECHNOLOGIES FOR RADICAL MANUFACTURING IMPROVEMENTS

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Dec 10, 2019

The Inform project aims to develop a range of advanced techniques which could halve the cost and time of manufacturing large complex nuclear components. These technologies include near-net forgings, optimised machining, local-vacuum electron beam welding, advanced fixturing and digital monitoring.

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3D printing and reverse engineering: how to improve your production 3D PRINTING AND REVERSE ENGINEERING: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PRODUCTION

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Dec 10, 2019

Reverse engineering can help you to totally rethink your manufacturing process and help you improve it. However, developing new solutions is not always easy and can be time-consuming. This is exactly where 3D technologies come to the rescue. What exactly is reverse engineering and how can combining ...

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The Future of Photonics, Electronics, and Additive Manufacturing THE FUTURE OF PHOTONICS, ELECTRONICS, AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Dec 10, 2019

Photonics and electronics has already been converging in the research community for decades. Thanks to fundamental engineers like Richard Soref and large semiconductor manufacturers, silicon photonics manufacturing capacity is nearly ready to scale in order to accommodate new design methodologies. T...

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3D Printing Aerospace Parts with Blockchain 3D PRINTING AEROSPACE PARTS WITH BLOCKCHAIN

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Dec 09, 2019

Aerospace part manufacturing, including 3D part manufacturing, is highly regulated and in the USA requires certification from the FAA as well as impervious cybersecurity measures for design drawings. Just before this Thanksgiving holiday, Moog Inc. the US$3.0B designer, manufacturer, and integrator ...

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Three Digital Manufacturing Trends for 2020 THREE DIGITAL MANUFACTURING TRENDS FOR 2020

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Dec 09, 2019

Within the next five years, 85% of industrial companies are expected to have implemented Industry 4.0 technologies in all key business divisions. The trend is producing practical digital applications that are only now becoming visible. Due to a myriad of challenges, the manufacturing industry has be...

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More On 6K Additive MORE ON 6K ADDITIVE'S AMAZING METAL POWDER PROCESS

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Dec 06, 2019

Metal powders are essential for modern additive manufacturing, as most systems use a powder bed / laser approach for selectively sintering metal powders. This means that the powder should be uniform in size to ensure a consistent sintering process. 6K Additive is able to produce ultra-high quality m...

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Barcodes Made the First Real Mark on Manufacturing BARCODES MADE THE FIRST REAL MARK ON MANUFACTURING

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Dec 05, 2019

It seems like nearly every product on Earth these days has a zebra barcode with a Universal Product Code on it. Typically, the barcode is found on the packaging or tag of mass-produced goods. However, many finished products have multiple barcoded components within them, including vehicles, appliance...

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3D Printing in the Education Sector 3D PRINTING IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR

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Dec 05, 2019

A statement from an author and principal staff software engineer at LinkedIn. A simple quote, sure, but advanced technology is all about making complex processes easier, faster, increasingly accessible and more widely available. In the education sector specifically, we are seeing a plethora of new t...

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Climate Change will Drive Manufacturing Innovation CLIMATE CHANGE WILL DRIVE MANUFACTURING INNOVATION

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Dec 05, 2019

The world is getting warmer. Severe weather events are becoming more frequent and intense. Climate change pressure is building for governments, businesses and individuals to do something. Manufacturing isn’t exempt from this pressure. Regardless of what laws politicians enact, customers want t...

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Sustainability, Scaling, and Uncertainty: 3D Printing Trends for 2020 SUSTAINABILITY, SCALING, AND UNCERTAINTY: 3D PRINTING TRENDS FOR 2020

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Dec 04, 2019

In 2020, we will celebrate Materialise’s 30th anniversary. In the past three decades, we’ve seen 3D printing grow from a nascent technology that was struggling to create even basic shapes to a revolutionary technology, capable of transforming entire industries and challenging our traditi...

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7 Key Insights on Oklahoma Manufacturing 7 KEY INSIGHTS ON OKLAHOMA MANUFACTURING

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Dec 04, 2019

Knowing your market is an indispensable part of discovering and nurturing new sales prospects in manufacturing. For those looking to do business with Oklahoma manufacturers, IndustrySelect’s database of 400,000 U.S. manufacturers is a top resource for both developing and researching sales lead...

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The Rise of Collaborative Robots in Manufacturing THE RISE OF COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS IN MANUFACTURING

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Dec 03, 2019

The dawn of Industry 4.0 is not about robots eliminating human jobs. Instead, at companies such as Ford, collaborative robots are being engineered to join the human workforce as part of the shift into the factory of tomorrow. A few ideas guide automation in manufacturing, particularly for engineers ...

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RPS: The Most Bizarre 3D Printing Process Yet Seen RPS: THE MOST BIZARRE 3D PRINTING PROCESS YET SEEN

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Dec 03, 2019

When you stroll around a large trade show like Formnext, you often see unusual equipment that is not directly related to 3D printing, such as touch-probe QA scanners, injection moulding gear or high-end mechanical components. That’s the impression I had when I first saw the device at the A1 bo...

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21 Up-and-Coming U.S. Manufacturing Companies You Should Know About 21 UP-AND-COMING U.S. MANUFACTURING COMPANIES YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

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Dec 03, 2019

For those looking to do business with manufacturers, it helps to get a handle on this dynamic and ever-changing sector by knowing its key players and latest trends. As we head into 2020, multiple reports point to a continued slowdown in manufacturing. Yet, a number of new plant announcements were al...

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Ortofon applies 3D printing for phono cartridge manufacturing ORTOFON APPLIES 3D PRINTING FOR PHONO CARTRIDGE MANUFACTURING

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Dec 02, 2019

The Danish company Ortofon is one of the world's leading manufacturers of phono cartridges, and as the first in the world, they succesfully started using 3D printing at the Danish Technological Institute to produce their cartridges. Today, Ortofon is synonymous with new manufacturing technologie...

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4 Questions to Ask Your Manufacturing Technology Provider 4 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY PROVIDER

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Dec 02, 2019

Keeping your business moving forward without the right tools is next to impossible, and the same is true for your network infrastructure. Are you investing in the right solutions? Finding a new IT services partner for your business can be particularly stressful for manufacturers, simply because so m...

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Can the Smart Factory Revive U.S. Manufacturing Productivity? CAN THE SMART FACTORY REVIVE U.S. MANUFACTURING PRODUCTIVITY?

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Dec 02, 2019

In the spring of this year, Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation surveyed more than 600 executives of U.S.-based manufacturing companies about the impact of smart factories on their organizations. Their conclusion: Smart factories promise to be a game changer for A...

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VR Training for Manufacturing VR TRAINING FOR MANUFACTURING

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Nov 15, 2019

Dexmo allows trainees to experience the physical sensations of the real work environment. The entire assembly process is streamlined. Check how Dexmo provides trainees with the closest thing to real-life training and eventually enhance workplace productivity. Dexmo is the world's first wireless ...

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Deloitte report looks to 2020 trends in manufacturing DELOITTE REPORT LOOKS TO 2020 TRENDS IN MANUFACTURING

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Nov 15, 2019

A tight labor market and the uncertainty created by tariffs have dampened momentum in manufacturing, a trend that could continue in 2020, according to a new report from Deloitte. But the professional services firm identified some trends that could help manufacturers continue to grow in a slower econ...

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How digital twins are guiding the future of maintenance and manufacturing HOW DIGITAL TWINS ARE GUIDING THE FUTURE OF MAINTENANCE AND MANUFACTURING

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Nov 15, 2019

As our world becomes more digitalised and connected, we can actually make a virtual copy of it. And such replicas are now being used to improve real world scenarios, from making aircraft production more accurate to preventing oil spills. A digital twin is a virtual replica of a real life entity, suc...

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Real estate for small-scale manufacturing - what do they need and where do they fit in? REAL ESTATE FOR SMALL-SCALE MANUFACTURING - WHAT DO THEY NEED AND WHERE DO THEY FIT IN?

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Nov 14, 2019

Artisans, small producers, and scaling manufacturing need different kinds of real estate space. Many of these businesses fit into the fabric of our neighborhoods and can be great partners on Main Street and in a neighborhood center. This video provides an overview of the different types of tenants a...

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The Largest SLA 3D Printer In China THE LARGEST SLA 3D PRINTER IN CHINA

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Nov 14, 2019

The company, based in Shenzhen, began its 3D printing operations way back in 2008, then located in Shantou. Volume production of industrial 3D printers commenced in 2012. Since then the company has expanded greatly, now operating production centers in both Shanghai and Shenzhen.

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Lessons in Leadership from Manufacturing First 2019 LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP FROM MANUFACTURING FIRST 2019

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Nov 14, 2019

What does it take to be an effective leader capable of inspiring and nurturing growth – in both company revenue and its own employees? Members of the Weidert Group team recently attended the 9th annual Manufacturing First Expo & Conference, an event focused on the interests and needs of ma...

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That&rsqu...

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Center for Manufacturing Support at Jacksonville State University CENTER FOR MANUFACTURING SUPPORT AT JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY

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Nov 13, 2019

The vision of the Center for Manufacturing Support is to provide leadership for applied engineering education, research, and practice, to promote collaborative manufacturing engineering activities within and beyond the boundaries of Jacksonville State University, and to pursue excellence in manufact...

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VW, HP Test 3D Printing on Miniature Cars VW, HP TEST 3D PRINTING ON MINIATURE CARS

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Nov 13, 2019

Hewlett-Packard Co. has 3D-printed more than 10,000 tiny scale models of Volkswagen AG’s upcoming ID.3 electric car to demonstrate the technology for potential use in high-volume production vehicles. The print run was completed in less than a month using HP’s Metal Jet system, which the ...

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5 CNC Apps Simplify Machine Shop Routines 5 CNC APPS SIMPLIFY MACHINE SHOP ROUTINES

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Nov 13, 2019

Walnuts are cool, Shawn Wentzel says with a shrug when asked why he decided to plant 7,000 walnut trees on his property in Lodi, California. Now two years old, the orchard is a growing side business. Surrounded by rolling plains and vineyards, it begins at the back door of his primary source of inco...

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Using Digital Networks to Drive Business Transformation in Automotive and Manufacturing USING DIGITAL NETWORKS TO DRIVE BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION IN AUTOMOTIVE AND MANUFACTURING

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Nov 12, 2019

Today’s economies are changing dramatically, driven by developing and emerging markets, innovative products and business models, and the accelerated rise of advanced technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. Globally, the automotive and manufacturing segments have see...

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Guided manufacturing and assembly with AR and smart glasses GUIDED MANUFACTURING AND ASSEMBLY WITH AR AND SMART GLASSES

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Nov 12, 2019

More than 400 customers globally make Ubimax the market leader for wearable computing solutions. With efficiency increases of up to 50%, our solutions result in clear economic benefits with a quick return on investment. Our solutions can be deployed in all industries along the whole value chain cove...

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BASF 3D Printing Solutions exhibits new brand for industrial additive manufacturing solutions at Formnext 2019 BASF 3D PRINTING SOLUTIONS EXHIBITS NEW BRAND FOR INDUSTRIAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS AT FORMNEXT 2019

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Nov 12, 2019

BASF 3D Printing Solution will be exhibiting an expanded product range and a new brand presence at Formnext 2019. With the introduction of its new Forward AM corporate brand, BASF continues to pursue its goal of driving industrial scalability at the next phase of additive-based manufacturing.

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How To Expand Your Manufacturing Business Into New Markets HOW TO EXPAND YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS INTO NEW MARKETS

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Nov 12, 2019

American manufacturing is on the upswing. Hiring activity is  at historic highs; reshoring is bringing production back to the U.S., and buyers are spending more on new suppliers than they have in recent years. Business owners continue to be cautious with investments and costs, with good reason....

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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Chinese Manufacturers and 3D printing CHINESE MANUFACTURERS AND 3D PRINTING

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Nov 11, 2019

Materialise, a pioneer and global leader in 3D printing, has conducted a survey among Chinese manufacturing companies to gauge their interest and attitude towards 3D printing. The survey shows that China, the world’s second-largest economy, is focused on prototyping in its adoption of 3D print...

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Additive Manufacturing Capabilities In Creo ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES IN CREO

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Nov 11, 2019

Creo is a 3D CAD solution that helps you build better products faster by accelerating product innovation, reusing the best of your design and replacing assumptions with facts. Go from the earliest phases of product design to a smart, connected product with Creo. And with cloud-based augmented realit...

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Missouri Selected For Advanced Manufacturer MISSOURI SELECTED FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURER'S NEW FACILITY

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Nov 11, 2019

Central Service & Supply, Inc., an advanced manufacturer headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, recently opened its second U.S. facility in Macon, Missouri. Company executives say access to talent and logistical advantages are the main reasons they selected Missouri.

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Formula One Racing Teams And 3D Printing Activities: Driven To Be The Best FORMULA ONE RACING TEAMS AND 3D PRINTING ACTIVITIES: DRIVEN TO BE THE BEST

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Nov 11, 2019

Formula One racing is one of the world’s leading sports competitions. We just returned from the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas where the Mercedes team was named the winner. What makes this sport unique is the fact that the world’s leading car manufacturers and other high-performance co...

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Manufacturing Digitalization That Works MANUFACTURING DIGITALIZATION THAT WORKS

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Nov 11, 2019

Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things, connected enterprise, and smart manufacturing, among others, are all descriptive of applying digital technologies to manufacturing. Often, digitalization is presented as so powerfully good that it just needs to be done, but most are generally skeptical, a...

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People Management Tools Benefitting the Manufacturing Industry PEOPLE MANAGEMENT TOOLS BENEFITTING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Nov 08, 2019

The manufacturing industry is an especially unique field with its own set of complex needs and challenges, such as union regulations, compliance audits, and extensive government regulations. Due to the many unique challenges, it’s for organizations to adopt comprehensive HCM software. Streamli...

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Promoting Whiskey With 3D Printing? PROMOTING WHISKEY WITH 3D PRINTING?

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Nov 08, 2019

I’m looking at a very unusual promotional campaign that leverages 3D printing technology. Diageo, the global distributor of many liquors, owns a brand of bourbon know as Bulleit. I haven’t tried this brand myself, but it is relatively well-known.

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HP 3D Printing and SmileDirectClub Deliver Straighter Smiles to Millions HP 3D PRINTING AND SMILEDIRECTCLUB DELIVER STRAIGHTER SMILES TO MILLIONS

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Nov 07, 2019

In order to scale production to grow with their increasing customer demand for customized teeth-straightening solutions, SmileDirectClub partnered with HP 3D Printing to adopt HP Multi Jet Fusion technology, resulting in higher quality parts at lower costs. According to Co-Founder Alex Fenkell, Smil...

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What Skills Does Manufacturing Need Most in 2020? WHAT SKILLS DOES MANUFACTURING NEED MOST IN 2020?

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Nov 07, 2019

Manufacturing is in the midst of a growing skills gap. In the next decade, analysts expect 2.2 million jobs in advanced manufacturing to go unfilled for lack of adequately trained labor. Here, we’ve drawn on our experience with leading manufacturers as well as the best recent research to give ...

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Safely Speed Up Manufacturing with a Digital Twin in Life Sciences SAFELY SPEED UP MANUFACTURING WITH A DIGITAL TWIN IN LIFE SCIENCES

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Nov 07, 2019

In the quest to develop & manufacturer life-changing pharmaceuticals for customers across the globe, new solutions are needed to reduce the cost & risk to production.  Emerson's Digital Twin technology is a proven solution to meet those needs.

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Is 3D Printing the Next Step in Cosmetics? IS 3D PRINTING THE NEXT STEP IN COSMETICS?

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Nov 07, 2019

The cosmetic industry might not be the first that springs to mind when thinking of those heavily influenced by technology. However, cosmetics have been and are continuously revolutionised and effected by technology. The use of machinery has led to the rapid mass production of cosmetic products, as w...

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Energy Parts Machining ENERGY PARTS MACHINING

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Nov 07, 2019

Multi-tasking machines, ceramic inserts, additive manufacturing and automation help produce a large mix of energy industry parts. The ever-volatile oil and natural gas industry-roiled most recently by September’s drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities that temporarily reduced the kingdo...

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Custom Industrial and Manufacturing Automation Solutions CUSTOM INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS

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Nov 06, 2019

Automation solutions vary widely in what they look like and how they operate in practice. At Force Design, our systems can be customized to include workstations and cells outfitted with collaborative robots, industrial robots, vision systems, conveyors, and other complex machinery.

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UPS and Anduril Drive Drone Sales and 3D Printing Opportunities UPS AND ANDURIL DRIVE DRONE SALES AND 3D PRINTING OPPORTUNITIES

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Nov 06, 2019

United Parcel Services, the multi-billion-dollar Corporation and largest package delivery service for over 200 countries, and tech company Anduril Inc. are creating comprehensive drone strategies. The business initiatives described below will change how we approach delivery and security methods, whi...

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Are manufacturing employees ready for the impact of Industry 4.0? ARE MANUFACTURING EMPLOYEES READY FOR THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRY 4.0?

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Nov 06, 2019

Digital transformation has made its way into the manufacturing industry, but are employees truly prepared for the changes in their daily work life? Industry 4.0 takes over where Industry 3.0 left off. Whereas the third wave brought computerization to the manufacturing floor, we’ve now moved on...

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Leading transformation in manufacturing LEADING TRANSFORMATION IN MANUFACTURING

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Nov 05, 2019

The manufacturing industry has always been shaped by technology. Today, the convergence of digital technologies with physical machinery is the primary driver of technology-led change in the sector, but there are signs that European manufacturers are slow on the uptake. To examine the opportunities a...

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CompAir Airend Manufacturing in Simmern COMPAIR AIREND MANUFACTURING IN SIMMERN

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Nov 05, 2019

This video shows how Gardner Denver manufactures air ends for rotary screw compressors at its Simmern plant in Germany. CompAir is an engineering and manufacturing company specialising in compressed air and gas systems. It is a division of NYSE-listed Gardner Denver.

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What Can 3D Printing Really Do? WHAT CAN 3D PRINTING REALLY DO?

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Nov 05, 2019

Is 3D printing a real option for production? How is it being used to make end-use parts today? How will additive manufacturing change the way products are made in the future? Focusing purely on the technology and how it works doesn’t provide a complete picture of where AM is and what it can do...

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4 Ways RPA Is Changing Modern Manufacturing 4 WAYS RPA IS CHANGING MODERN MANUFACTURING

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Nov 05, 2019

Changes to the world of modern manufacturing are elevating industry leaders and leaving incumbents behind. Today's smart factory is outfitted with technologies such as 3D printing and Internet of Things - compatible machinery. The systems within these revolutionary operations let companies proce...

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How Solina adopted training software for their food manufacturing workforce HOW SOLINA ADOPTED TRAINING SOFTWARE FOR THEIR FOOD MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE

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Nov 04, 2019

How food manufacturer Solina Group implemented EQMS to overhaul their workforce training and development. Since 40 years many teams have merged to create the new Solina Group throughout Europe, Asia and Middle East to form one of the major players in the global food market, servicing the Industry ma...

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Bringing Intelligence to Industrial Manufacturing Through AWS IoT and Machine Learning BRINGING INTELLIGENCE TO INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING THROUGH AWS IOT AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Nov 04, 2019

Beginning with the industrial revolution in the 18th century, manufacturing has long been the backbone of the nation’s economy and wealth. But as U.S. industries have modernized and moved into the realm of connected devices that leverage data to make machines more intelligent, industrial manuf...

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Generative Design and 3D Printing GENERATIVE DESIGN AND 3D PRINTING

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Nov 03, 2019

In the world of 3D printed anatomical modeling, the focus is to replicate human bodies digital twin and stay as accurate as possible to what nature’s design is, pathology or healthy. But what if the human body is just one of the countless design possibilities that would work equally well with ...

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Manufacturing Intelligence for the Next Industrial Revolution MANUFACTURING INTELLIGENCE FOR THE NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Nov 01, 2019

By processing real-time data from machine sensors using artificial intelligence and machine learning, it’s possible to predict critical events and take preventive action to avoid problems. TIBCO helps manufacturers around the world predict issues with greater accuracy, reduce downtime, increas...

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Why manufacturers are migrating their enterprise applications to cloud WHY MANUFACTURERS ARE MIGRATING THEIR ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS TO CLOUD

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Nov 01, 2019

Dave Hills, Solution Director at cloud specialist Rackspace, shares his expert view on what a typical journey into the cloud looks like and advises on what to focus on first. Transform Your Manufacturing Business by Harnessing the Power of the Cloud.

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3D printing continuous fiber on the desktop 3D PRINTING CONTINUOUS FIBER ON THE DESKTOP

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Nov 01, 2019

Desktop Metal, a company that specializes in metal 3D printing for product development and mass production, has announced it will expand its technology to include the composites community. Desktop Metal was founded in 2015 with a mission to make 3D printing accessible for all engineers, designers an...

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Importance of Asset Tracking in Manufacturing Industry IMPORTANCE OF ASSET TRACKING IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Nov 01, 2019

In the manufacturing industry, the equipment required for manufacturing a product or item is very expensive. Which makes them assets to the company. Also, there is fierce competition in the market. Therefore, asset tracking and asset management are very important for a company. Asset tracking and as...

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Supply Chain Collaboration through Advanced Manufacturing Technologies SUPPLY CHAIN COLLABORATION THROUGH ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

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Oct 31, 2019

This report is the result of a collaboration between members of the World Economic Forum Council on Advanced Manufacturing and Production. It summarizes the main findings of work conducted on the application of advanced manufacturing and digital technologies on future production and supply-chain mod...

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Why Manufacturers Need an Outcome Culture Pt. II WHY MANUFACTURERS NEED AN OUTCOME CULTURE PT. II

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Oct 31, 2019

An outcome culture emphasizes clarity on what to achieve at each stage of business activity. The focus is on the outcome rather than the process. Of course, manufacturers still need processes. But management and staff focus on whether they achieve a series of outcomes. They don’t make adherenc...

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3 Manufacturing Quality Control Best Practices 3 MANUFACTURING QUALITY CONTROL BEST PRACTICES

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Oct 31, 2019

How many products does your manufacturing organization produce every day? 100? 1,000? If a machine is causing a defect, its output won’t be up to the necessary standards. Left unchecked, this has a massive impact on your scrap rate and, ultimately, your revenue. Luckily, a quality control prog...

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Catten Industries - Sheetmetal Solutions from Concept to Completion CATTEN INDUSTRIES - SHEETMETAL SOLUTIONS FROM CONCEPT TO COMPLETION

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Oct 30, 2019

Catten Industries Pty Ltd is a precision sheet metal manufacturer based in Bayswater, Victoria. We provide sheet metal solutions from concept to completion. Catten Industries Pty Ltd is an Australian owned company, specialising in the field of precision sheet metal fabrication.

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Top 5 trends in non-compliance in Pharma Manufacturing TOP 5 TRENDS IN NON-COMPLIANCE IN PHARMA MANUFACTURING

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Oct 30, 2019

Pharmaceutical companies operate in one of the most dynamic environments. Changes in regulations by leading bodies such as US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency have increased the significance of regulatory compliance management for drug manufacturers. We analysed a total...

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The 5 Steps to 3D Printing: from 3D Model to Full Production Manufacturing THE 5 STEPS TO 3D PRINTING: FROM 3D MODEL TO FULL PRODUCTION MANUFACTURING

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Oct 30, 2019

3D printing is a complex process but we simplify it into 5 simple steps. Using these 5 steps you’ll understand the big picture of how 3D printing workflow works. Vision Miner uses this model to work with industrial companies worldwide and we are here to teach it to you to use. Whether you are ...

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How 3D Printing Helps Advance Soft Robotics HOW 3D PRINTING HELPS ADVANCE SOFT ROBOTICS

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Oct 30, 2019

The advancements in 3D printing seem to happen weekly. Not only can this technology print traditional solid and rigid parts and objects, but it can now also fabricate soft and flexible mesh structures for various uses. 3D printing, as innovative as it is, is actually promoting other innovations as i...

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Carbon CARBON'S MANUFACTURING STRATEGY CONTINUES

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Oct 30, 2019

Agile is the largest 3D Printing Service Bureau in Canada with 28 in-house production printers ranging from Stereolithography, to Laser Sintering, Figure 4 No Contact DLP, NextDent 5100 Dental Printers, MultiJet Printing, ColorJet Printing, Direct Metal Printing, Metal X, Markforged Carbon Fiber Fil...

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The Evolution of the Modern Factory THE EVOLUTION OF THE MODERN FACTORY

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Oct 30, 2019

Digital technologies are changing the factory floor. Additive manufacturing, augmented reality, industrial robots, machine learning, and the ever-growing Internet of Things are providing a manufacturing landscape of connected devices, digital data, and predictive analytics that will create a more ef...

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Advanced Manufacturing at BAE Systems ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AT BAE SYSTEMS

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Oct 29, 2019

BAE Systems is building the factory of the future. Our advanced manufacturing careers offer professional growth in a diverse work environment. Join a team that turns innovative designs into real solutions to meet our customers needs.

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How are Partnerships Transforming the 3D printing industry? HOW ARE PARTNERSHIPS TRANSFORMING THE 3D PRINTING INDUSTRY?

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Oct 29, 2019

Throughout this year, we have witnessed a number of new partnerships centered around applications, technology, materials, education, and traditional manufacturers investing in 3D printing. Here we take a look at some noteworthy examples of the latest partnerships in this industry.

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Use Robots To Improve Your Manufacturing Fitness USE ROBOTS TO IMPROVE YOUR MANUFACTURING FITNESS

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Oct 29, 2019

Manufacturing fitness, of course, is of primary concern for all companies that make and deliver physical products. The competitive pressure to produce faster, cheaper, and better is relentless. Faster and cheaper is hard enough, but producing better – which is all about quality assurance &ndas...

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The Intersection of Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing Operations THE INTERSECTION OF INDUSTRY 4.0 AND MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS

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Oct 29, 2019

In a mature automotive industry, continuous process improvement is not dead; there are cost efficiencies that have not yet been exploited. The Internet of Things (IIoT), Big Data, and Industry 4.0 initiatives enable most of the world’s most successful automotive manufacturers and parts produce...

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AI in the Food and Beverage Industry AI IN THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

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Oct 26, 2019

After all, AI has long since found its way into everyday industrial life and is also a driving force behind the digital revolution in the food and beverage industry. Its raw material is large amounts of data, which can be accessed with the help of AI solutions such as Deep Machine Learning.

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A Definitive Guide to Lights-Out Manufacturing A DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO LIGHTS-OUT MANUFACTURING

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Oct 25, 2019

Many shops are leaning toward automated lights out manufacturing for evenings and weekends when employees are at home or when shift work ends. There are caveats. There has to be enough work for the machines and equipment to justify the investment. Not all parts being made are suitable for unsupervis...

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Lockheed Martin Goes All In On 3DEXPERIENCE LOCKHEED MARTIN GOES ALL IN ON 3DEXPERIENCE

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Oct 25, 2019

The aerospace giant has selected Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform for a huge new project. The project apparently involves the development of new helicopters and aircraft, but also involves integration.

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10 Signs A Food & Beverage WMS Needs Help 10 SIGNS A FOOD & BEVERAGE WMS NEEDS HELP

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Oct 24, 2019

Food and beverage supply chains are the fuel that drives the growth of every food & beverage manufacturer today. An integrated, scalable, secure Warehouse Management System can assist in transforming supply chain efficiency into internal process performance gains while ensuring accuracy, complia...

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ITAP 2019 | Reinventing the manufacturing industry ITAP 2019 | REINVENTING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Oct 24, 2019

There is a complete new wave of production systems in the manufacturing industry. Fabio Vacirca, Senior Managing Director and Products Operating Unit lead, Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle East takes a look as the current trends and how IndustryX0 is reinventing the industry.

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Engineering Breakthrough Speeds Up Manufacturing Process ENGINEERING BREAKTHROUGH SPEEDS UP MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Oct 24, 2019

For bonding composites, plastics or painted metal, urethane structural adhesives offer benefits such as low exotherm, low odor and high elongation. Despite these advantages, OEMs have often used methyl methacrylate adhesives instead, because MMAs offer a fast rate of cure, which facilitates a part&r...

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This Manufacturer Makes Millions Machining Parts, But His Favorite Project? THIS MANUFACTURER MAKES MILLIONS MACHINING PARTS, BUT HIS FAVORITE PROJECT?

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Oct 24, 2019

The EZ-DUZ-IT can opener was developed in 1962 and has been in production ever since. Describing the manufacturing life of John J. Steuby is like opening a can of beans – if the can is opened with a manual hand-held can opener. Steuby is 92 years old and has been in the manufacturing business ...

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Peoply Phenom Resin 3D Printer - Initial Impressions - Huge Resin 3D Printer PEOPLY PHENOM RESIN 3D PRINTER - INITIAL IMPRESSIONS - HUGE RESIN 3D PRINTER

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Oct 23, 2019

Peopoly's latest resin-based 3D printer is an amazing new addition to the Peopoly lineup. In contrast to their previous printers, the Phenom uses MSLA technology - a combination of LCD and LED - that enables more uniform UV light and a higher quality print, all more quickly and efficiently than ...

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3D printing and machining: how to combine them for your benefits? 3D PRINTING AND MACHINING: HOW TO COMBINE THEM FOR YOUR BENEFITS?

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Oct 23, 2019

Additive Manufacturing is constantly bringing new innovations to the manufacturing world. From new materials to cutting-edge technologies, it allows for a faster design process and gives absolutely new production solutions. Combining 3D printing with traditional machining also brings new benefits. W...

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How manufacturers became world leaders in IoT adoption HOW MANUFACTURERS BECAME WORLD LEADERS IN IOT ADOPTION

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Oct 23, 2019

Manufacturing continues to be an ideal proving ground for the Internet of Things, given the industry’s long history with operational efficiency programs like Six Sigma and the wealth of sensor-connected assets at companies disposal that they can use to enable IoT. This convergence is driving a...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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KETIV Earns Advanced Manufacturing Certification to Empower Innovators KETIV EARNS ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CERTIFICATION TO EMPOWER INNOVATORS

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Oct 22, 2019

We are excited to announce KETIV's Advanced Manufacturing Certification, giving us the ability to provide the most advanced solutions to Autodesk users throughout the United States. Certified in Moldflow, Advanced CAM, FeatureCAM, and PowerMill, our team is ready to empower today's innovator...

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Automotive manufacturing technologies AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

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Oct 22, 2019

The automotive industry is an economic sector that involves designing, construction, supply, and trading of motor vehicles. It provides a mode of transportation in many countries like the use of commercial vehicles and collects huge revenue. The best and high automotive producer countries in the wor...

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Smart devices and 3d printing are revolutionizing dentistry SMART DEVICES AND 3D PRINTING ARE REVOLUTIONIZING DENTISTRY

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Oct 22, 2019

Smart devices and 3D printing are likely to play an important role in improving dental practice, and they’re likely to become increasingly important in the future. Not only do these technologies play a role when it comes to dental care that’s used in offices, but they’re also begin...

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Future of Production FUTURE OF PRODUCTION

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Oct 21, 2019

The rise and emergence of technology has truly seen the birth of a completely new and exciting digital age, which has transformed the globe as a result. Innovation and advancements has seen technology grow not only across industries and a variety of businesses but also our personal lives, as we all ...

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Refreshing the Ambition of Manufacturing with New Promise of Intelligent Technologies REFRESHING THE AMBITION OF MANUFACTURING WITH NEW PROMISE OF INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES

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Oct 21, 2019

ZTE showcases its latest 5G achievements at World Intelligent Manufacturing Conference 2019 in Nanjing. Click the video to learn about ZTE's 5G+Industrial Park, 5G+Machine Vision, 5G+AI Video, 5G+4K Video Conference, 5G+AR Expert Guide, 5G+Smart Factory, 5G+Cloud XR Training, 5G+XRExplore.

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Making 3D Printing Opportunities For Girls With MakerGirl MAKING 3D PRINTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIRLS WITH MAKERGIRL

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Oct 21, 2019

We speak with MakerGirl’s Executive Director, Mary Hadley, about the importance of early access to 3D printing. MakerGirl, which recently formed an important partnership with 3D printing mainstay EOS, celebrated its fifth anniversary early this month. Over the last half-decade, the organizatio...

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The Benefits of Remote Support for Manufacturers THE BENEFITS OF REMOTE SUPPORT FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Oct 21, 2019

Plant managers and technicians have their hands full – not only are they responsible for ensuring day-to-day operations are status quo, they are also tasked with helping to increase production and revenue. So when problems come up, as they inevitably do, there’s nothing like knowing you&...

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A Guide to Reducing Manufacturing and Logistics Costs A GUIDE TO REDUCING MANUFACTURING AND LOGISTICS COSTS

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Oct 18, 2019

The pressure to reduce manufacturing/logistics costs is relentless. Your customers expect ever faster product introductions, continuous process improvement and customization for local markets. Meanwhile, the cost of labor, raw materials and energy are increasing. Customers require you to hold the li...

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Is resin 3D printing worth it? IS RESIN 3D PRINTING WORTH IT?

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Oct 18, 2019

The Elegoo Mars is a nice resin 3D printer - but is resin 3D printing nice? Are you thinking about 3D printing in resin? Would you like to know more about the technology behind 3D printing in resin? Or you just can’t figure out which one of our five resins to choose?

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What Is An Educational 3D Printer? WHAT IS AN EDUCATIONAL 3D PRINTER?

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Oct 18, 2019

How do you recognize an educational 3D printer? Continuing with our impromptu series on 3D printer types, first with Production, then Industrial, then Consumer, we now land on the category of educational 3D printers.

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Cyber-Criminals Seek to Exploit Automotive Manufacturing CYBER-CRIMINALS SEEK TO EXPLOIT AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING

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Oct 18, 2019

A new report from global intelligence firm IntSights, Under the Hood: Cybercriminals Exploit Automotive Industry's Software Features, has highlighted the cyber-threats facing manufacturers in the automotive industry, shining a light on how and why hackers are looking to infiltrate automobile inf...

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Key take aways on Sustainable Manufacturing KEY TAKE AWAYS ON SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

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Oct 17, 2019

Key take aways on Sustainable Manufacturing - Dassault Systemes. Review of lessons learned throughout the day from the presentations and workshops – and how companies can manufacture sustainably today.

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How 3D Printing Will Soon Replace Legacy Manufacturing and Reduce the Impact of Tariffs? HOW 3D PRINTING WILL SOON REPLACE LEGACY MANUFACTURING AND REDUCE THE IMPACT OF TARIFFS?

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Oct 17, 2019

Constant political upheavals are a common global occurrence. But in recent times, these political upheavals have severely impacted businesses, both in profits and in future confidence. The USA is continuously increasing its tariffs on goods imported from China and the latter is returning the favor w...

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Why Manufacturers Need an Outcome Culture WHY MANUFACTURERS NEED AN OUTCOME CULTURE

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Oct 17, 2019

It was Peter Drucker who told us, Culture eats strategy for breakfast. The phrase implies that we can develop a great strategy, but if the company’s culture doesn’t support that strategy, the strategy will fail. Culture will prevail. So, manufacturers need the right culture. They at leas...

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Injection molding vs 3D printing: Which one should you choose? INJECTION MOLDING VS 3D PRINTING: WHICH ONE SHOULD YOU CHOOSE?

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Oct 16, 2019

While starting your project, you are starting to think about the manufacturing technique you will use. How to choose the most adapted manufacturing technique? Today, we are going to see the differences between injection molding and 3D printing, in order for you to decide which one of these technique...

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Should 3D Print Services Use Recycled Material? SHOULD 3D PRINT SERVICES USE RECYCLED MATERIAL?

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Oct 16, 2019

We received an interesting announcement from a 3D print service that seems to specialize in recycled 3D printing materials. The service, UK-based Lancashire3D, says: It has become the first UK based studio to deliver on the circular production promise in which resources are reused again and again to...

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Manufacturing Day 2019 at Graco MANUFACTURING DAY 2019 AT GRACO

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Oct 15, 2019

More than 250 students, teachers, counselors and local community leaders visited Graco for its fourth-annual Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4, 2019. The day is designed to show what modern manufacturing is all about.

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Manufacturing Gets to Grips with Robotic Gloves MANUFACTURING GETS TO GRIPS WITH ROBOTIC GLOVES

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Oct 15, 2019

The use of intelligent robotic gloves on production lines is within touching distance. Smart gloves with strengthening systems to help reduce the strain on manual work in factories are in development. Even gloves for robots to emulate human touch are within grasp. Can human touch really be translate...

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3D printing helps VA doctors treat heart conditions 3D PRINTING HELPS VA DOCTORS TREAT HEART CONDITIONS

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Oct 15, 2019

Veterans with heart conditions will soon be able to hold a 3D model of their own heart while talking with their doctor about possible treatments, thanks to 3D printing. VA Puget Sound Health Care System doctors, researchers and engineers are working with their counterparts at the University of Washi...

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How IoT is Transforming CRM for Manufacturing HOW IOT IS TRANSFORMING CRM FOR MANUFACTURING

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Oct 15, 2019

Technology is revolutionizing the way manufacturers run businesses day-to-day in the digital era. CRM systems can leverage the Internet of Things IoT; a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines that have the ability to transfer data over a network with no human inter...

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Industry 4.0: Innovation in the Heart of U.S. Manufacturing INDUSTRY 4.0: INNOVATION IN THE HEART OF U.S. MANUFACTURING

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Oct 14, 2019

Industry 4.0 is a feature series highlighting companies in the midwest region helping innovate and drive forward U.S. manufacturing. The series was a part of IDEA Week 2019 - a week-long event hosting business, technology, and entertainment events in the South Bend-Elkhart, IN region. The innovation...

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Why So Many 3D Printing Partnerships? WHY SO MANY 3D PRINTING PARTNERSHIPS?

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Oct 14, 2019

There are an increasing number of partnerships in the 3D printing industry, and there’s an interesting reason why. The Matsuura 3D printer is quite interesting as it can produce essentially finished metal parts within the same job run. It can do so by first 3D printing roughly a few millimeter...

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How to Protect Your Molds and Tooling When Manufacturing Overseas HOW TO PROTECT YOUR MOLDS AND TOOLING WHEN MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS

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Oct 14, 2019

This is the first part of what will eventually be a four part series on protecting your molds and/or your tooling from your overseas manufacturer. With so many companies moving their manufacturing from China, this has become a very important topic, for two reasons. First, we are seeing many companie...

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The Power of Data in Manufacturing THE POWER OF DATA IN MANUFACTURING

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Oct 12, 2019

The Industrial Internet of Things arms manufacturing companies with unprecedented amounts of data. Sensors and connected products deliver data during design, testing, manufacturing and use in the field. This volume of data holds valuable potential. With real-time access to data, early decisions and ...

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How GrabCAD Print Medical 3D Printing Software Supports the Stratasys Digital Anatomy Printer HOW GRABCAD PRINT MEDICAL 3D PRINTING SOFTWARE SUPPORTS THE STRATASYS DIGITAL ANATOMY PRINTER

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Oct 11, 2019

Medical 3D printing just got easier with the new J750 Digital Anatomy 3D Printer from Stratasys! This printer has been designed to replicate the feel, responsiveness, and biomechanics of human anatomy in medical 3D models! We’re giving surgeons a more realistic training environment in no-risk ...

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Another Dirty Secret Of Metal 3D Printing: Oxygen Contamination ANOTHER DIRTY SECRET OF METAL 3D PRINTING: OXYGEN CONTAMINATION

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Oct 11, 2019

I’ve just learned of another gotcha in the complex field of metal 3D printing from the folks at BOC. BOC, part of the Linde Group, is one of the world’s largest industrial gas suppliers. Nitrogen and argon are frequently used in metal 3D printers, so they are obviously involved in the te...

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The ROI of 3d printing for Advanced manufacturing Applications THE ROI OF 3D PRINTING FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS

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Oct 10, 2019

Product designers, engineers, and manufacturing professionals are no longer limited by 3D printers that are too big, unsuitable, and cost-prohibitive for an office environment. Today, affordable, office-friendly desktop 3D printing machines are enabling design and manufacturing professionals to crea...

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3D Printing a Human Heart Valve 3D PRINTING A HUMAN HEART VALVE

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Oct 10, 2019

It is now possible to pull up the design of a guitar on a computer screen and print out its parts on a 3D printer equipped with special metal or plastic inks. The same technological ingenuity is also now being applied with bioinks-printable gels containing supportive biomaterials and/or cells-to pri...

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PVEL highlights industry trends and challenges in module manufacturing and technology PVEL HIGHLIGHTS INDUSTRY TRENDS AND CHALLENGES IN MODULE MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY

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Oct 10, 2019

The third PV ModuleTech conference takes place in Penang, Malaysia on 22-23 October 2019. One of the key companies participating in the PV ModuleTech event this year is PV Evolution Labs. PVEL provides extended reliability and performance tests to evaluate PV modules for the downstream market and pr...

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Transforming Product Design and Energizing Innovation with Digital PLM TRANSFORMING PRODUCT DESIGN AND ENERGIZING INNOVATION WITH DIGITAL PLM

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Oct 10, 2019

Digital product lifecycle management captures data from the entire product lifecycle, from customers as well as partners, including suppliers of parts, consumables and services, to provide a far more complete view of how a product is used and creates value.

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The Rapid Migration from CPQ to Visual Configuration Software THE RAPID MIGRATION FROM CPQ TO VISUAL CONFIGURATION SOFTWARE

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Oct 09, 2019

The migration from Configure Price Quote (CPQ) solutions to Visual Configuration Software is happening quickly. Recently G2 named ATLATL Visual the sole leader for Visual Configuration Software in the first-ever report on this rapidly growing and importa...

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Manufacturing Day at Zenith Aircraft Company MANUFACTURING DAY AT ZENITH AIRCRAFT COMPANY

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Oct 09, 2019

Zenith Aircraft opened its doors to 200 middle school students on October 4, 2019, for the national Manufacturing Day. The Mexico, Missouri light kit aircraft manufacturer opened its doors Friday to around 200 eighth-grade students and guests from the Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce for the fourth a...

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Aerospace engineering: Example end-to-end manufacturing process of a bladed disk AEROSPACE ENGINEERING: EXAMPLE END-TO-END MANUFACTURING PROCESS OF A BLADED DISK

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Oct 09, 2019

In this video, Paul Maxted, Director of Industrial Metrology Applications, demonstrates how Renishaw technology can be applied throughout the manufacturing process of a complex aerospace part. Renishaw solutions help aerospace manufacturers do repeatable, traceable and efficient work to the finest t...

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Manufacturing Digital Transformation through Plant Performance Benchmarking MANUFACTURING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION THROUGH PLANT PERFORMANCE BENCHMARKING

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Oct 09, 2019

To understand where you need to go to optimize your manufacturing, you need to first know where you are. Plant performance benchmarking can play an important role in your Digital Transformation plans. New benchmarking concepts are being developed that, ultimately, will benefit all users of operation...

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The Powerful Delta 3D Printers Of Innovatica THE POWERFUL DELTA 3D PRINTERS OF INNOVATICA

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Oct 09, 2019

We had a close look at a pair of powerful delta-style 3D printers from Innovative. Innovatica is yet another 3D printing company from Poland, a country well-known for producing endless streams of new 3D print ventures. The privately-funded company produces one of the most unusual delta-style 3D prin...

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Benefits of 3D Printing Manufacturing - Athena 3D Manufacturing BENEFITS OF 3D PRINTING MANUFACTURING - ATHENA 3D MANUFACTURING

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Oct 07, 2019

What are the benefits of 3D printing manufacturing? Can this replace injection mold manufacturing? Athena 3D Manufacturing enables the design community to fully embrace the digital manufacturing revolution, which is quickly changing how designers and engineers imagine, design, and produce their prod...

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7 Marketing Mistakes That Manufacturers Make Over And Over Again 7 MARKETING MISTAKES THAT MANUFACTURERS MAKE OVER AND OVER AGAIN

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Oct 07, 2019

After all of the time and resources you’ve invested into your digital marketing engine, you wouldn’t just walk away from the progress you’ve made, would you? Common mistakes can derail months and even years of hard work. In many cases, the biggest risk is doing nothing at all - no ...

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Realizing 3D Printing’s Opportunities In The Face Of Trade Wars REALIZING 3D PRINTING’S OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FACE OF TRADE WARS

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Oct 07, 2019

Global trade and increasing tariffs are major topics of discussion these days - and 3D printing is increasingly a part of that conversation. Trade wars, tariffs, changing regional relationships: there’s a lot going on on the global policy stage.

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PCBA Manufacturing for Extreme Environments PCBA MANUFACTURING FOR EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

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Oct 05, 2019

Just putting electronics outside presents challenges of wide temperature ranges, moisture, and possibly even rodents. High mountains, deserts, and arctic environments makes these challenges worse. Then at the extreme end are the abyssal plane at the bottom of the ocean, oil wells deep under the eart...

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Manufacturing in America Infographic MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA INFOGRAPHIC

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Oct 04, 2019

Manufacturing plays a major role in our economy, with 11.6 million employees producing goods that we consume domestically or export abroad. In recognition of the seventh annual Manufacturing Day on October 4, 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau joins a group of public and private organizations in celebrati...

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Intel Mask Operation: An Inside Look at a Critical Manufacturing Step INTEL MASK OPERATION: AN INSIDE LOOK AT A CRITICAL MANUFACTURING STEP

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Oct 04, 2019

Around the corner from Intel’s Santa Clara, California, headquarters is an unassuming building that houses a critically important step in the process of manufacturing chips: the Intel Mask Operation. A mask is a six-by-six-inch piece of quartz, a quarter-inch thick, that’s a template or ...

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SOLIDWORKS 2020: A Bridge to 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS 2020: A BRIDGE TO 3DEXPERIENCE

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Oct 04, 2019

On Wednesday, parent company Dassault Systèmes announced the new annual release of its popular CAD platform. Unlike last year’s release, which added several new features and tools, SOLIDWORKS 2020 feels less like a new version and more like a bridge to Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE clou...

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MFG Day: Creators wanted to manufacture a better future MFG DAY: CREATORS WANTED TO MANUFACTURE A BETTER FUTURE

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Oct 04, 2019

Manufacturing-and the technology that makes it more intelligent-is shaping our future in exciting ways that benefit manufacturers, their employees and customers, and the world at large. Supporting responsible and sustainable manufacturing aligns with Microsoft’s mission to empower every person...

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Metals Manufacturing & Technology: Scenes from FABTECH METALS MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGY: SCENES FROM FABTECH

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Oct 03, 2019

At FABTECH in Atlanta, Travelers IndustryEDGE managers Erika Melander and Brittani Austin talked with metals manufacturers about automation, the challenge of finding skilled labor, and more at the largest metal forming and finishing trade show in North America.

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9 Trends That Are Transforming Manufacturing 9 TRENDS THAT ARE TRANSFORMING MANUFACTURING

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Oct 03, 2019

World trade in manufactured goods has almost tripled between 2000 and 2017 - from $4.8 trillion to $12.2 trillion, according to the World Trade Organization. And just looking at the U.S., in 2018, manufacturing accounted for 11.4% of its gross domestic product. This increase in manufacturing contrib...

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Talking 3D Printing of Plastics at the Additive Manufacturing Conference TALKING 3D PRINTING OF PLASTICS AT THE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE

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Oct 03, 2019

For instance, Bonnie Meyer, application engineer at Evolve Additive Solutions, discussed the company’s Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process, which combines an existing 2D printing technology with its own proprietary STEP platform.

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How do Americans Feel About Manufacturing? HOW DO AMERICANS FEEL ABOUT MANUFACTURING?

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Oct 03, 2019

How do Americans feel about the manufacturing sector? A new survey from product sourcing, supplier selection, and marketing solutions company Thomas polled participants from across the US to take a temperature on how Americans feel about manufacturing both from an economic standpoint and as a viable...

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Incredible Custom Wood Craftsmanship by Lane Award Manufacturing INCREDIBLE CUSTOM WOOD CRAFTSMANSHIP BY LANE AWARD MANUFACTURING

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Oct 01, 2019

A truly gallant classic, Genuine Handcrafted Hardwood awards from Lane Award combine the timeless prestige of hardwood plaques with the signature distinction of quality that only Lane Award can deliver. Our Genuine Handcrafted Hardwoods boast a breadth of unique frames and styles including beveled f...

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Altair and Andiamo Partner to Improve Children’s Mobility with Simulation & 3D Printing ALTAIR AND ANDIAMO PARTNER TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S MOBILITY WITH SIMULATION & 3D PRINTING

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Oct 01, 2019

No parent wants to see their child in pain – ever. As the proud father of four incredible daughters, I understand the primal need to protect your children and the heartache that accompanies watching your children when they are hurting and there is nothing you can to help. Often, pain is imposs...

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The Significance Of UL GREENGUARD 2904 Certification In 3D Printing THE SIGNIFICANCE OF UL GREENGUARD 2904 CERTIFICATION IN 3D PRINTING

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Oct 01, 2019

Today Rize announces the first UL GREENGUARD 2904 Certified 3D printer and materials; what does this mean for the 3D printing industry? I spoke with Rize President and CEO Andy Kalambi for his take on the milestone and what it means for the company and for 3D printing; our conversation begins in par...

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Semi automatic rotor turning machine assembly line_Motor Rotor Manufacturing Process SEMI AUTOMATIC ROTOR TURNING MACHINE ASSEMBLY LINE_MOTOR ROTOR MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Sep 30, 2019

You will find out how to produce rotor in Chinesse factory, Motor Rotor made in China. Semi automatic rotor turning machine assembly line_Motor Rotor Manufacturing Process.

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3D Printed Chinese Drone Components and the U.S. Government 3D PRINTED CHINESE DRONE COMPONENTS AND THE U.S. GOVERNMENT

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Sep 30, 2019

With the recent drone attack on Saudi oil infrastructure, drones are front page news. The new Gerald Butler movie thriller Angel Has Fallen opens up with a jaw-dropping drone attack on the U.S. President, played by Morgan Freeman.

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The Future is… Industry 4.0 THE FUTURE IS… INDUSTRY 4.0

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Sep 30, 2019

Industry 4.0 is the hot new buzzword in manufacturing, but it isn’t always clear what it means and the magnitude of the transformations it can bring. Despite its obvious connection to computational systems, Industry 4.0 is more than simply the digitization of manufacturing. A little less than ...

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Additive Manufacturing at Solar Turbines ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT SOLAR TURBINES

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Sep 27, 2019

Solar Turbines Incorporated, headquartered in San Diego, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. Solar manufactures the world’s most widely used family of mid-sized industrial gas turbines, ranging from 1 to 23 megawatts. More than 15,000 Solar units are operating in more ...

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Could 3D printing keep the UK at the forefront of innovation during economic uncertainty? COULD 3D PRINTING KEEP THE UK AT THE FOREFRONT OF INNOVATION DURING ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY?

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Sep 27, 2019

The UK is renowned as a global innovator. As the world's first industrialised nation;  innovation, creativity, and – to an extent – risk, have all played a part in some of the UK's greatest achievements. But have we reached a tipping point where UK creativity is in danger of bein...

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Tackling the skills barrier to Industry 4.0 TACKLING THE SKILLS BARRIER TO INDUSTRY 4.0

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Sep 27, 2019

Manufacturing is vital to the UK economy. Responsible for 45% of the country’s exports, totalling £275bn, the UK is the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world. This bellwether industry is increasingly turning to new digital innovations as it looks to boost productivity, with Ind...

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Addressing The People & Productivity Conundrum In UK Food Manufacturing ADDRESSING THE PEOPLE & PRODUCTIVITY CONUNDRUM IN UK FOOD MANUFACTURING

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Sep 26, 2019

Within the UK, the food and drink manufacturing sector is the largest, bigger than the automotive and aerospace sectors combined. It is no surprise therefore that over 400,000 people are employed within this important manufacturing sector. However, this in turn highlights the reliance that the secto...

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How SLS 3D Printing is used to research hybrid materials HOW SLS 3D PRINTING IS USED TO RESEARCH HYBRID MATERIALS

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Sep 26, 2019

The Hybrid Materials Laboratory from the SUPSI University in Switzerland develops new composite materials for a variety of applications, ranging from filtration systems to surfaces of aerospace vehicles. For their research the team also makes use of a Sintratec Kit.

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Material Jetting - It MATERIAL JETTING - IT'S LIKE PRINTING, JUST IN 3D!

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Sep 26, 2019

Of the seven basic additive manufacturing processes available, material jetting is the AM technology that is closest to what we use for printing text and images on paper. This is because the printheads that are used for material jetting are very similar to those used for inkjet printing, except inst...

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Production-Ready 3D Printing With 3D Systems Newest Figure 4 Materials PRODUCTION-READY 3D PRINTING WITH 3D SYSTEMS NEWEST FIGURE 4 MATERIALS

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Sep 26, 2019

The latest materials for 3D Systems Figure 4 system highlight one very important thing for 3D printing: it’s ready for production. Of course that’s not a blanket statement and most 3D printing usage will remain in more developmental applications for quite some time yet.

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Additive Manufacturing: there’s always something brewing! ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING BREWING!

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Sep 25, 2019

GE Additive collaborated with Kaspar Schulz, a traditional manufacturer for brewing equipment, to find a way how an additive manufactured application can improve the way water is introduced  into the grain during the sparging process.

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The Busy Hidden Uses Of 3D Printing THE BUSY HIDDEN USES OF 3D PRINTING

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Sep 25, 2019

There are many people and businesses now using 3D print technology worldwide, and we’ve come to know some of the major 3D printing use cases. But there’s another one that I’ve just realized: food production. We are all familiar with the typically cited key uses of 3D printing.

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How to Master Bottleneck Management in Your Production Process HOW TO MASTER BOTTLENECK MANAGEMENT IN YOUR PRODUCTION PROCESS

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Sep 25, 2019

Everything might seem splendid in your product-making business, and as you plod along with your operations, you may even take certain issues you encounter at face value. Perfection isn’t achievable, so why waste resources on trying to chase an impossible goal? If that is a question you’v...

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Manufacturing Day Perspective:

Attracting a Management Force, Not Just A Work Force

By Frances Brunelle MANUFACTURING DAY PERSPECTIVE: ATTRACTING A MANAGEMENT FORCE, NOT JUST A WORK FORCE BY FRANCES BRUNELLE

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Sep 25, 2019

MFG Day was established in 2012 to address both the skills gap and misconceptions about modern manufacturing. There is universal agreement this is a valuable and important effort. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 5...

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How We Use 3D Printing in Our Manufacturing Process HOW WE USE 3D PRINTING IN OUR MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Sep 23, 2019

Adam guides you through how we design a part, make a 3D model, and then have the 3D printer create the physical part. The main purpose of the 3D printer here at FlexArm is to create prototypes and custom end effectors.  FlexArm Inc. has been manufacturing and selling FlexArm tapping machines an...

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What Does It Take To Work At A 3D Printing Startup? WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO WORK AT A 3D PRINTING STARTUP?

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Sep 23, 2019

Startups across the 3D printing ecosystem are popping up all over the world at a rapid pace and they are hiring a range of employees, from engineers, sales reps and marketers to executive management. While the 3D printing industry is incredibly attractive for job seekers due to its growth, innovatio...

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How Manufacturers Can Empower Channel Partners and Improve Customer Experiences With Artificial Intelligence HOW MANUFACTURERS CAN EMPOWER CHANNEL PARTNERS AND IMPROVE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Sep 23, 2019

Many manufacturers sell exclusively through third parties such as dealers and distributors. As a result, channel revenue is key to organizational growth. Channel revenue is dependent upon a partners ability to acquire new customers and extend your brand’s promise by delivering quality products...

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Securing Your Manufacturing Data in the Cloud SECURING YOUR MANUFACTURING DATA IN THE CLOUD

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Sep 20, 2019

It’s no surprise that you have concerns about the privacy and security of your sensitive Intellectual Property in the cloud. After all, IP theft costs U.S. companies as much as $600 billion each year. In 42% of manufacturing companies, IP protection falls to someone other than the CISO or the ...

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Manufacturing Records Books: A Guide to Automation with SAP MANUFACTURING RECORDS BOOKS: A GUIDE TO AUTOMATION WITH SAP

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Sep 20, 2019

Despite the move to digital, most companies within the oil and gas industry are expected to keep a paper-trail of hundreds, if not thousands, of documents for compliance or contractual purposes. From product designs, materials specifications and/or inspection reports to company policies, standard op...

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SWD reduces inventory and streamlines manufacturing with SAP Business One SWD REDUCES INVENTORY AND STREAMLINES MANUFACTURING WITH SAP BUSINESS ONE

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Sep 20, 2019

Discover how SWD Urethane has streamlined production management, forecasting and inventory management with SAP Business One. Since implementation, the industrial manufacturer has better visibility into production, improved inventory turnover and a more accurate financial picture thanks to standard c...

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Protolabs Adopts Carbon’s 3D Printing for On-Demand Production PROTOLABS ADOPTS CARBON’S 3D PRINTING FOR ON-DEMAND PRODUCTION

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Sep 20, 2019

Minnesota-based Protolabs announced this week the addition of Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis technology to its portfolio of manufacturing and prototyping technologies. Using DLS, the company will be able to tackle new types of orders and customers. To learn more, we spoke to Greg Thompson, P...

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Are You Challenging Machine Builders to Think Differently? ARE YOU CHALLENGING MACHINE BUILDERS TO THINK DIFFERENTLY?

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Sep 20, 2019

As a plant manager, your list of responsibilities is never ending. Meet production demands and productivity targets. Manage raw material and energy costs while making profitability goals. Quickly adjust to accommodate marketing’s latest product innovation. With rapidly increasing product SKUs ...

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Industrial Internet of Things with Manufacturing Intelligence INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS WITH MANUFACTURING INTELLIGENCE

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Sep 19, 2019

Eliminate downtime and boost production with the only end-to-end solution for remotely monitoring your industrial equipment assets. Wave7 gives you powerful, zero-infrastructure condition monitoring at a low-cost entry point. Start monitoring one location or thousands worldwide more effectively, and...

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Could Anisoprint Catch Markforged In The Continuous Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Market? COULD ANISOPRINT CATCH MARKFORGED IN THE CONTINUOUS CARBON FIBER 3D PRINTING MARKET?

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Sep 19, 2019

Anisoprint announced a move that could begin an interesting competition. The Russian company is one of the very few that offer a 3D printer, the Composer, that can 3D print in continuous carbon fiber. This is quite different from the much more commoncarbon fiber filament, which is in fact a normal m...

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Does Your Manufacturing Company Have A Unique Selling Proposition? DOES YOUR MANUFACTURING COMPANY HAVE A UNIQUE SELLING PROPOSITION?

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Sep 19, 2019

There are tens of thousands of job shops across the country. As we know - we list many of them on our supplier discovery platform. Chances are, some of those suppliers are producing the very same products you are. So how can you stand out from the crowd when customers are deciding between you and yo...

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Additive Manufacturing for Hypersonic Applications ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR HYPERSONIC APPLICATIONS

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Sep 18, 2019

At Northrop Grumman, additive manufacturing expands the potential for hypersonic applications, while reducing development time and improving affordability. To work with us on projects like this one, head to www.northropgrumman.com/Careers.

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5 myths about additive manufacturing 5 MYTHS ABOUT ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Sep 18, 2019

As an online 3D printing service, we answer every day to the questions of our customers and we notice that some new customers have some misconceptions about additive manufacturing. If you are new to 3D printing, you might still have some false ideas about this additive manufacturing technique. In th...

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Additive manufacturing goes mainstream in the industrial sector ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING GOES MAINSTREAM IN THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

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Sep 17, 2019

In recent years, the design firm Gresham Smith has seen the introduction of additive manufacturing into its industrial-sector work. We have several clients that are using additive manufacturing to make production tools, says David Verner, RA, Executive Vice President in the firm’s Industrial m...

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Additive Manufacturing: Materials - 3D Printing ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: MATERIALS - 3D PRINTING'S GREATEST CHALLENGE

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Sep 17, 2019

There are thousands of materials on the market with different manufacturing applications in conventional processes like molding or machining. But what about for additive manufacturing? Material cost and selection is one of the major targets in the development and adoption of 3D printing in industria...

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Transformative Analytics Scenarios in Manufacturing TRANSFORMATIVE ANALYTICS SCENARIOS IN MANUFACTURING

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Sep 17, 2019

Like many industries today, manufacturing is experiencing transformation at a staggering pace. With the rise of globalization, evolving customer demands, and growing digital commerce, manufacturing is experiencing a fourth industrial revolution: Industry 4.0. The confluence of these technology trend...

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Raise3D Adds Focus On Education Market With E2 Announcement RAISE3D ADDS FOCUS ON EDUCATION MARKET WITH E2 ANNOUNCEMENT

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Sep 17, 2019

aise3D announced a brand new 3D printer, the E2. It is a somewhat smaller version as compared to their Pro 2 series, but has similar features and a few new ones. The new features are designed to address the needs of their new market focus: Education.

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10 Things to Note About Manufacturing Viral Vectors 10 THINGS TO NOTE ABOUT MANUFACTURING VIRAL VECTORS

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Sep 17, 2019

Global interest in cell and gene therapies is on the rise, and continued growth is expected for the coming years. To discuss the challenges and solutions associated with manufacturing viral vectors at the scales and quality required for these therapeutics to be approved by the regulatory authorities...

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Smart Manufacturing - Functional Information Model SMART MANUFACTURING - FUNCTIONAL INFORMATION MODEL

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Sep 16, 2019

Has potential for higher productivity: new method to enrich 3D CAD models with additional information like tolerances and material properties Functional Information Model, FIM.

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Is Traditional Manufacturing Feeling The Heat From Additive Manufacturing? IS TRADITIONAL MANUFACTURING FEELING THE HEAT FROM ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING?

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Sep 16, 2019

The premise is that somehow 3D printing / additive manufacturing techniques are about to overpower the traditional manufacturing processes of injection molding, casting, stamping, etc. This premise is very far from the truth, and Laird explores several reasons why this is the case.

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Manufacturing in the Age of Experience MANUFACTURING IN THE AGE OF EXPERIENCE

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Sep 16, 2019

How can we design better, cheaper, customized and more sustainable products? Like the rest of the world, manufacturing is experiencing an Industry Renaissance-a global transformation in the way we invent, learn, produce and trade. Explore how leaders in the industry are tackling these modern challen...

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Big Data in Manufacturing: Challenges, Solutions and Use Cases BIG DATA IN MANUFACTURING: CHALLENGES, SOLUTIONS AND USE CASES

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Sep 13, 2019

Several organizations are witnessing the benefits of big data in completing projects to see practical results and significant value. Organizations use big data analytics solutions to make critical and informed business decisions right from new revenue generation and market development to enhancing e...

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Business Simulation for the manufacturing industry BUSINESS SIMULATION FOR THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Sep 13, 2019

At MDA Training we believe there is.  Which is why we designed a practical Business Simulation designed specifically for the manufacturing industry that will enable your people to learn by doing. Whether you are looking for a solution for a learning and development project, to support a change ...

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Stratasys Invests Big Time in Xaar, But Why? STRATASYS INVESTS BIG TIME IN XAAR, BUT WHY?

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Sep 13, 2019

Stratasys announced they’ve made a strategic investment in Xaar. Hold on, who is Xaar again? They are an independent company that produces piezoelectric inkjet. Their drop-on-demand technology is used by industry in a variety of ways, and the company says: At Xaar we develop world-leading piez...

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Why You Need to Take Your Manufacturing Branding Seriously WHY YOU NEED TO TAKE YOUR MANUFACTURING BRANDING SERIOUSLY

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Sep 13, 2019

The tide of manufacturers moving to sell directly to consumers has been monumental over the last few years. Gone are the days where manufacturers relied on retailers and resellers to distribute their products. Now anyone can set up a direct to consumer business and sell their products via e-commerce...

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The manufacturing know-how giving motorsport students the edge THE MANUFACTURING KNOW-HOW GIVING MOTORSPORT STUDENTS THE EDGE

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Sep 12, 2019

Students looking to forge a career in motorsport face many challenges in getting recognised, but one university course seeks to address this by combining on-track engineering activities with practical experience in the latest advanced manufacturing technologies.

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Stratasys Shows Fashion Fabric 3D Printing System STRATASYS SHOWS FASHION FABRIC 3D PRINTING SYSTEM

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Sep 12, 2019

Stratasys has launched a new approach for 3D printing fashion by printing directly onto fabric. The announcement was made during New York Fashion Week, where the company unveiled the new process, which leverages Stratasys existing full color 3D printing capabilities.

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Drivers and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing DRIVERS AND CHALLENGES OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MANUFACTURING

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Sep 12, 2019

Key themes communicated include improved perception based on machine learning techniques, learning control policies through model-based reinforcement learning, as well as cognition and reasoning based on learned semantic representations. Applications range from automotive and robotics to building an...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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3D Printing And Its Impact 3D PRINTING AND ITS IMPACT

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Sep 11, 2019

3D Printing, also recognized as Additive Manufacturing, involves the making of a three-dimensional object from a digital file. Check out the overview of the process and more on this infographic.

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Excellence in power supply design, manufacturing and operations EXCELLENCE IN POWER SUPPLY DESIGN, MANUFACTURING AND OPERATIONS

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Sep 11, 2019

Artesyn Embedded Power, an Advanced Energy company, shows the design, production and operations processes involved in getting highly reliable power supplies to OEM customers around the world.

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Traceability In Food & Beverage Manufacturing is The Cornerstone of Quality TRACEABILITY IN FOOD & BEVERAGE MANUFACTURING IS THE CORNERSTONE OF QUALITY

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Sep 11, 2019

Compliance and quality are the foundations all great food & beverage manufacturers rely on to create and strengthen trust with their distribution networks and customers. How strong they are at traceability is the cornerstone every one of them rely on to meet compliance requirements and keep exce...

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The 3D Printing Cloud Can Be A Lot Bigger Than You Think THE 3D PRINTING CLOUD CAN BE A LOT BIGGER THAN YOU THINK

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Sep 11, 2019

Ultimaker some months ago announced Ultimaker Cloud, a feature available through Ultimaker Cura software. It enables the creation of 3D printer workgroups through a cloud relay system. Previously, Ultimaker Cura could discover 3D printers only if they happened to be on the same network. But the chan...

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Smart Road Map to Manufacturing 4.0 SMART ROAD MAP TO MANUFACTURING 4.0

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Sep 10, 2019

Although the terms industry 4.0 and fourth industrial revolution are often used interchangeably, industry 4.0 refers to the concept of factories in which machines are augmented with wireless connectivity and sensors, connected to a system that can visualise the entire production line and make decisi...

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Digital Innovation for Intelligent Manufacturing DIGITAL INNOVATION FOR INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING

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Sep 10, 2019

Manufacturers need new approaches to drive transformative insights from ever-increasing complexity. Trigger innovation opportunities by applying data science rigor to traditional root-cause analysis. Lumada Manufacturing Insights empowers manufacturers with a digital innovation foundation essential ...

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Five Design Tips for Laser Wire 3D Printing FIVE DESIGN TIPS FOR LASER WIRE 3D PRINTING

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Sep 10, 2019

Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing has a number of exceptional benefits inherent to its process – which can only be achieved in the design process. LWAM also is not without its limitations – it’s also important to work within these constraints to build a successful part.

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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Quality Control in Manufacturing Using 3D Digital Twin with the SAS Platform QUALITY CONTROL IN MANUFACTURING USING 3D DIGITAL TWIN WITH THE SAS PLATFORM

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Sep 06, 2019

Manufacturers are achieving next-level improvements in quality, productivity and reliability by applying analytics, including AI and machine learning, to their shop floor and IoT data and are learning best practices from experts at SAS.  This video demonstrates how to apply machine learning alg...

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Now is the time to take your additive manufacturing applications to the next level NOW IS THE TIME TO TAKE YOUR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Sep 06, 2019

Unexpectedly, I witnessed a curious development while supporting RAPID + TCT 2019’s Executive Strategy Summit. This development represents positive advancement for the AM industry and evidence of the progress that has been made. In the summit’s intimate, one-day assembly of mid- and uppe...

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Which 3D Printing Tradeshows Are For You? WHICH 3D PRINTING TRADESHOWS ARE FOR YOU?

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Sep 06, 2019

It’s tradeshow season in the world of 3D printing once again, and perhaps it’s time we provided our opinion on where to see the best 3d print trade shows. Tradeshows are quite an important event to participate in, as an attendee, exhibitor or even a speaker. Fortunately, there are many g...

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HOW 3D PRINTING OF STEEL WORKS? HOW 3D PRINTING OF STEEL WORKS?

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Sep 05, 2019

Watch our short video with @Lina Alexaki and Immanuel Capistrano to learn what they have accomplished during Immanuel's internship at Steelo.

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A Technology Roadmap for Large-Scale Manufacturing A TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP FOR LARGE-SCALE MANUFACTURING

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Sep 05, 2019

Aerospace and other players in the large-scale manufacturing business bear the load of crushing backlogs and internal pressures to eke out more productivity year over year. As a result, these companies are focused on Smart Factory initiatives to build essential data feedback loops into design, engin...

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The Non-Obvious Additive Manufacturing Needs Of Contract Manufacturing THE NON-OBVIOUS ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING NEEDS OF CONTRACT MANUFACTURING

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Sep 05, 2019

A lot goes into the business of contract manufacturing, and a recent visit to Stratasys Direct Manufacturing highlighted some major considerations. As adoption of additive manufacturing continues to pick up, more and more industrial 3D printers are being installed around the world. Whether that&rsqu...

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Five Applications of Metal 3D Printing FIVE APPLICATIONS OF METAL 3D PRINTING

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Sep 04, 2019

Metal 3D printing introduced a diferent, new way to fabricate parts. After hundreds of years of metal fabrication limited to cutting and forming operations, the idea of methodically building up raw material into a desired shape was completely foreign to the manufacturing industry. What sorts of part...

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Production Additive Manufacturing Is Arriving PRODUCTION ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IS ARRIVING

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Sep 04, 2019

The verb tense now has to change. In the past, the staff writers of AdditiveManufacturing.Media have described how additive manufacturing will find a place as an accepted production process. Now, it is accurate to say that AM is finding and assuming this place. We have seen this in our reporting in ...

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Additive Manufacturing Has Found A Home in Moldmaking ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING HAS FOUND A HOME IN MOLDMAKING

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Sep 04, 2019

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, in moldmaking and molding will continue to progress as more players in the industry see results from the early adopters and gain more confidence to add it to their business strategy. Early adopters have already done groundbreaking work, driving additive materi...

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Are you Ready for the Future of Manufacturing? ARE YOU READY FOR THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING?

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Sep 03, 2019

The Life Sciences industry is facing transformational change. The convergence of technology, digitalization, additive manufacturing, machine learning and 3D modeling is upon us. Indeed, the industry is poised to deliver breakthrough innovations at a rate, and cost, never thought possible. The challe...

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VA Assistive Technology Program - 3D Printing VA ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM - 3D PRINTING

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Sep 03, 2019

VA's Assistive Technology 3Dprinting teams help VA medical staff visualize the human body like never before. The AT program will sound familiar to those who know Darwin’s Theory of Adaptation. The adaptation theory–also known as survival theory, or survival of the fittest–is an...

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The Manufacturer’s Guide to Digital Transformation THE MANUFACTURER’S GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Sep 03, 2019

There is a growing skills gap and talent shortage in the workforce. Environmental sustainability has become imperative for manufacturing customers. Fortunately, advances in technology give us the opportunity to impact our people, society, and planet for good. Manufacturers globally are being disrupt...

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Solving Manufacturing Challenges with CAD, CAM and 3D Printing Technologies SOLVING MANUFACTURING CHALLENGES WITH CAD, CAM AND 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES

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Sep 03, 2019

Watch as we walk you through a specific manufacturing challenge using the various tools and technology that MLC CAD Systems support. See how together SOLIDWORKS, Mastercam, and a Markforged 3D printer create and bring to life the design of a spiral staircase.

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10 Things Manufacturers Do Wrong When Redesigning Their Websites 10 THINGS MANUFACTURERS DO WRONG WHEN REDESIGNING THEIR WEBSITES

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Sep 03, 2019

Industrial manufacturers, historically, have been slow to improve their bottom lines by leveraging social media, digital advertising, their websites and other digital marketing tools and techniques. We have found that many manufacturers hesitate because they don’t understand how the technology...

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AMFG publishes survey for 3D printing service providers AMFG PUBLISHES SURVEY FOR 3D PRINTING SERVICE PROVIDERS

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Sep 03, 2019

London-based AMFG, a provider of work flow software for additive manufacturing, has released a report on the current state of the AM service provider market. Service bureaus are one of the fastest-growing segments of the 3D printing industry and play a pivotal role in the industry’s developmen...

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6 Ways Paperless Manufacturing Will Skyrocket Your Business 6 WAYS PAPERLESS MANUFACTURING WILL SKYROCKET YOUR BUSINESS

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Aug 30, 2019

There is no better feeling on this earth than holding a freshly printed, warm batch of documents in your hands. The vaguely familiar scent is one that most of us can recall, even as we sit behind our desks, miles away from the copy machine. But as beautiful a moment as this can be, there can also be...

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Mastering IOT - the big data opportunity for print manufacturers MASTERING IOT - THE BIG DATA OPPORTUNITY FOR PRINT MANUFACTURERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Quocirca looks at the opportunities and challenges that embracing an IoT open platform-based economy offers the print industry. The report assesses the shift to cloud based operating models and reviews the impact of AI. The report contains recommendations to help OEMs and MPS providers to unlock new...

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Three Reasons for Simulation in Additive Manufacturing THREE REASONS FOR SIMULATION IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 29, 2019

Senior Editor Stephanie Hendrixson speaks with Eric Miller, co-founder and principal of Phoenix Analysis, Design & Testing. Miller shares how simulation can be used in AM for design simulation, design verification and build simulation to help 3D print parts right the first time.

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Additive Industries Makes a Huge Sale And Proves Their Point ADDITIVE INDUSTRIES MAKES A HUGE SALE AND PROVES THEIR POINT

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Aug 29, 2019

Additive Industries announced a rather large sale of their MetalFAB1 machine. The Netherlands-based company apparently sold SIX huge MetalFAB1 systems to a single client, one that already owned four units. This means this particular client will own and operate ten MetalFAB1 units and, according to A...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting thro...

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Cloud Software for Manufacturing CLOUD SOFTWARE FOR MANUFACTURING

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Aug 29, 2019

Learn how our operations management solutions for manufacturers could help you increase uptime with mobile software to manage your work. Dude Solutions is the leading provider of cloud-based operations management software.

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Four Signs Additive Manufacturing for Production Is Already Here FOUR SIGNS ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR PRODUCTION IS ALREADY HERE

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Aug 29, 2019

It’s been about five years since the consumer 3D printing bubble burst in 2014. The industry is now officially focused on, well, industry and there have been numerous developments to indicate that additive manufacturing is becoming well-integrated into the larger $13 trillion manufacturing sec...

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What Will No-Deal Brexit Mean For 3D Printing? WHAT WILL NO-DEAL BREXIT MEAN FOR 3D PRINTING?

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Aug 29, 2019

Problems for 3D printing companies from Brexit could be significant. Brexit, if you haven’t been paying attention, is the process by which the UK will leave the European Union. Today the EU is a vast region comprising an enormous interconnected economy, largely facilitated by the relaxation of...

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How Lush Cosmetics Uses TeamGantt for Manufacturing and Distribution HOW LUSH COSMETICS USES TEAMGANTT FOR MANUFACTURING AND DISTRIBUTION

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Aug 28, 2019

Lush Cosmetics uses TeamGantt's visual project management tool to stay on top of manufacturing and distribution from the UK to North America. TeamGantt's interactive features allows Lush Cosmetics to plan for product launch dates and schedule when a product needs to be in distribution center...

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Contract Manufacturing: The Ins and Outs for Making It Work CONTRACT MANUFACTURING: THE INS AND OUTS FOR MAKING IT WORK

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Aug 28, 2019

A straightforward contract manufacturing definition is where a maker or designer goes into an arrangement or, if done properly for legal protection, a formal agreement with another company who can manufacture their products, parts, components, or subassemblies, which the maker or designer will use t...

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How Ecommerce is Impacting Packaging Equipment Design HOW ECOMMERCE IS IMPACTING PACKAGING EQUIPMENT DESIGN

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Aug 28, 2019

How do you automate the packaging process in a made-to-order world? Consumer demand for different sizes, shapes and flavors has completely changed the way CPG brand owners and manufacturers produce and package their goods. And for OEMs, this trend means that your packaging equipment needs to perform...

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Transform with Smarter Manufacturing TRANSFORM WITH SMARTER MANUFACTURING

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Aug 27, 2019

Big data, AI/ML, and IoT are transforming manufacturing. What is your plan for improved efficiency, profitability, and sustainability? Improve efficiency, profitability, and safety while reducing defects and waste. Real time insights, automated processes, and proactive awareness are possible with th...

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An Opportunity To Learn New 3D Printing Standards AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN NEW 3D PRINTING STANDARDS

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Aug 27, 2019

There’s an upcoming event that may be of interest to Fabbaloo readers. The ASTM Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence is holding a one-day workshop in September to join with the public to help make everyone aware of the additive manufacturing standards they’ve been putting together...

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3 Manufacturing Productivity Improvement Ideas Worth Your Time and Effort 3 MANUFACTURING PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT IDEAS WORTH YOUR TIME AND EFFORT

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Aug 27, 2019

Without a doubt, the best manufacturing improvement idea generators are the people doing the work. Be it a manufacturing floor with complex equipment or a simple forklift route from production to a warehouse, employees are a business’s first line of defense against losses and inefficiencies.

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What is Metal Additive Manufacturing and What Can it Do? WHAT IS METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AND WHAT CAN IT DO?

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Aug 26, 2019

Engineering.com speaks with industry experts from GE Additive, Sintavia, Markforged, Velo3D, and Launcher about what's possible and what's next in the 3D metal printing space. Engineering.com speaks with industry experts from GE Additive, Sintavia, Markforged, Velo3D, and Launcher about what...

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Continuous fiber 3D printing: 6 tips from Anisoprint CONTINUOUS FIBER 3D PRINTING: 6 TIPS FROM ANISOPRINT

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Aug 26, 2019

Using continuous fiber strands can provide significantly increased strength and stiffness to parts, if the fibers are placed in the right direction. That’s why the correct model orientation is important. A general rule is to place the 3D model in such a way that load vectors mostly lay in the ...

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In-Situ Inspection Gains Momentum In Metal Additive Manufacturing IN-SITU INSPECTION GAINS MOMENTUM IN METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 26, 2019

As metal additive manufacturing continues to see rising adoption, so too does attention paid to the quality of the parts produced. It was only a few days ago we heard about a $1.5M grant awarded to Auburn University for advanced metrology for 3D printed parts, and shortly on the heels of that more m...

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A Digital Transformation Roadmap for Manufacturers A DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ROADMAP FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Aug 23, 2019

In Manufacturing, digitization of processes has gained significant momentum in recent years. Output is aggressive, capacity utilization is up and for most manufacturers, performance results and shareholder returns are solid. At the same time, these organizations are operating in an incredibly compet...

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7 Innovative 3D Printing Projects That Is Changing The Engineering World 7 INNOVATIVE 3D PRINTING PROJECTS THAT IS CHANGING THE ENGINEERING WORLD

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Aug 23, 2019

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is reshaping the industries around us, providing fast, cost-effective, innovative, and accessible ways to build homes, treat patients, manufacture car parts, and design infrastructure. 3D could even help us colonize space in the distant future.

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How Lockheed Martin is Using Augmented Reality in Aerospace Manufacturing HOW LOCKHEED MARTIN IS USING AUGMENTED REALITY IN AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 23, 2019

Lockheed Martin is famous for engineering innovation, dating back to the legendary Skunkworks. Today, the defense contractor is making use of innovative augmented reality technology in their manufacturing process and across entire product lifecycles. Lockheed Martin’s AR project began in the S...

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3 Powerful Ways ERP Can Improve the Manufacturing Process 3 POWERFUL WAYS ERP CAN IMPROVE THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Aug 22, 2019

Is anything more important to your manufacturing process than securing materials, managing orders, and payments, and having the right staff to run it all? I don’t think so. Thankfully, these are three specific areas where an ERP can help even the most advanced manufacturer.

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Supporting SMES in the Manufacturing Industry SUPPORTING SMES IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Aug 22, 2019

We remain committed to support you and your business all through the journey. We are a friend that seeks to understand your needs and is responsive with appropriate solutions.

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Lower Buy-to-Fly Ratios with Near-Net Additive Manufacturing LOWER BUY-TO-FLY RATIOS WITH NEAR-NET ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 22, 2019

Machining a large aerospace part like this from solid can result in up to 90% of the material being scrapped as chips. Building it up with metal 3D printing greatly reduces the machining time and amount of material needed. We buy raw material to make it fly; the less material remains on the ground t...

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Best 3D Printer Features: What to Look for When Buying a 3D Printer BEST 3D PRINTER FEATURES: WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING A 3D PRINTER

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Aug 22, 2019

3D printing, and accordingly 3D printers, have exploded in popularity. While once these awesome gadgets were relegated to the most hardcore makers, increasingly affordable 3D printers and a slew of resources, from downloadable 3D printable files to 3D printing software, now the masses can enjoy 3D p...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality bra...

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5 Tips: How To Start 3D Printing with Your Raise3D Pro2 Series 5 TIPS: HOW TO START 3D PRINTING WITH YOUR RAISE3D PRO2 SERIES

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Aug 21, 2019

Go ahead and read through the Quick Start Guide that’s included with the machine. This will go over all the necessary steps for setup and the parts that are included in the accessories box. The ideaMaker manual and release notes will have a full list of details on ideaMaker’s features.

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness....

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5 Ways Automation can save Africa’s Manufacturing Industry 5 WAYS AUTOMATION CAN SAVE AFRICA’S MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Aug 21, 2019

With an abundance of raw materials and resources, Africa needs to rapidly find new ways to generate greater value from its manufacturing industry which has been identified as a fundamental driver of economic growth. Looking to disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, bots, the Intern...

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Outsource Manufacturing THE ULTIMATE GUIDE ON HOW TO OUTSOURCE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 21, 2019

This nightmare does not have to be a reality. All you need to know is how to outsource manufacturing and make it work for your business. There are several reasons a manufacturer should consider outsource manufacturing: You need to redistribute resources to free up time; You’re a designer, but ...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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Quality as a competitive advantage in process manufacturing QUALITY AS A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN PROCESS MANUFACTURING

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Aug 20, 2019

Food, beverage, and other consumer packaged goods manufacturers are keenly aware that problems with quality translate quickly to lower levels of customer satisfaction, higher costs, and shrinking revenues, according to the Boston Consulting Group. What manufacturers need to be mindful of is that the...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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The Future of British Manufacturing Initiative THE FUTURE OF BRITISH MANUFACTURING INITIATIVE

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Aug 20, 2019

Watch this video to learn more about how Autodesk and the Future of British Manufacturing Initiative can help your manufacturing business become more productive and innovative. Are you a UK Design or Manufacturing SME? Do you want to make better products, sell more and generate greater profit? Do yo...

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Advanced Manufacturing: Dynamic Air Shelters ADVANCED MANUFACTURING: DYNAMIC AIR SHELTERS

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Aug 20, 2019

With its spectacular scenery and quiet communities, the tip of the Burin Peninsula in Newfoundland and Labrador is the picture of peace and tranquility. But it is here in the village of Grand Bank, population 2,500 that Harold Warner’s company makes, tests and ships its durable extreme conditi...

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5 Ways in which Real-Time Location System Improves Manufacturing 5 WAYS IN WHICH REAL-TIME LOCATION SYSTEM IMPROVES MANUFACTURING

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Aug 20, 2019

How to reduce the cost of manufacturing without affecting the output? How to increase the productivity of the workforce while keeping labor costs at the same level? How to accurately measure the performance of manufacturing and internal supply chain? With labor costs rising and competitors catching ...

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How YOU Can Avoid Problems when Manufacturing Overseas HOW YOU CAN AVOID PROBLEMS WHEN MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS

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Aug 20, 2019

With foreign buyers fleeing China, many factories in China are getting scared and desperate, and their common remedies for that are to cut corners on quality and to take their foreign buyer’s IP and compete with them. We had this to say about the increase in trademark thefts in China Trademark...

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CRM for Manufacturing CRM FOR MANUFACTURING

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Aug 19, 2019

The transformation starts with optimising existing business processes, but ultimately ambitions will be rooted in winning new business - increasing sales and growing market share. As consumers demand personalised customer experiences and services, this is driving a shift away from production-centric...

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3 Powerful Ways to Minimize Manufacturing Costs 3 POWERFUL WAYS TO MINIMIZE MANUFACTURING COSTS

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Aug 14, 2019

Reducing production costs is essential for any manufacturing business. Thankfully, a production process is a complex aspect with numerous factors at play, which means that it often has a scope of improvement. Once a business has established its processes, achieving repeatability and minimizing costs...

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Digital Future of Manufacturing DIGITAL FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING

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Aug 14, 2019

What are you passionate about? Discover how Deloitte Digital together with Salesforce envision the future of manufacturing that detects and fixes issues before customers even notice them. Giving them the freedom of mind to follow their passion.

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of y...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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It’s FAIR to say that AI Is fundamentally reshaping Manufacturing IT’S FAIR TO SAY THAT AI IS FUNDAMENTALLY RESHAPING MANUFACTURING

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Aug 13, 2019

From air bags to zippers, manufacturing defects are costly and damaging to business reputation. Manufacturers have long turned to inspectors and image recognition systems to spot inconsistencies in products before they’re shipped - with mixed results. If the quality control status quo were fai...

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Additive Manufacturing at Nokia in an Industry 4.0 Ecosystem ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT NOKIA IN AN INDUSTRY 4.0 ECOSYSTEM

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Aug 13, 2019

See how Figure 4 3D printing technology fits within Nokia’s Factory in a Box proof-of-concept production line. This ingenious production line incorporates additive manufacturing, AR, VR, robotic assembly and line monitoring in a shipping container to enable production to be rapidly ramped up&n...

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How Educators and Students create realistic full-colour multi-material 3D models HOW EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS CREATE REALISTIC FULL-COLOUR MULTI-MATERIAL 3D MODELS

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Aug 13, 2019

Having the right tools is crucial to accomplishing learning objectives, developing in-demand skills for science, technology, engineering, art and math STEAM fields, empowering innovation and building college and career readiness. Additive manufacturing, widely known as 3D printing, is one of those t...

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Check Out This 3D-Printed, Full-Scale, Functional Portal Turret CHECK OUT THIS 3D-PRINTED, FULL-SCALE, FUNCTIONAL PORTAL TURRET

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Aug 13, 2019

It would be an understatement to call the Portal video game series influential, as it had a huge effect on the game industry and pop culture in general. Even if you have never played a Portal game yourself, you probably know that the cake is a lie. While Portal is a puzzle game with very few charact...

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6 Steps to the Future of  Manufacturing 6 STEPS TO THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING

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Aug 13, 2019

Pushed by the success of early adopters, OVER 40% OF MANUFACTURERS will have enterprise-wide digital transformation initiatives in place by 2021. We thought we had 5-6 years to develop an DX strategy. It turns out we have 1-2 years.

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Driving Digital Transformation in Manufacturing: Lessons from Digital Leaders DRIVING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN MANUFACTURING: LESSONS FROM DIGITAL LEADERS

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Aug 13, 2019

In 2019, IDC completed a global research study, sponsored by NetApp, to understand the characteristics of the most-mature manufacturing organizations in the way they manage data and digital technologies, and to draw lessons about how manufacturers can expand their use of digital technologies to driv...

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BigRep PRO Industrial 3D Printer for Engineering-Grade Applications BIGREP PRO INDUSTRIAL 3D PRINTER FOR ENGINEERING-GRADE APPLICATIONS

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Aug 12, 2019

The BigRep PRO, built with BigRep’s proprietary Metering Extruder Technology and a state-of-the-art Bosch CNC control system, is an industrial 3D printer capable of utilizing engineering-grade materials. The PRO produces industrial-quality parts in an enclosed, insulated build envelope with un...

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The FUNMAT PRO High-Temperature 3D Printers By INTAMSYS THE FUNMAT PRO HIGH-TEMPERATURE 3D PRINTERS BY INTAMSYS

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Aug 12, 2019

In the course of writing stories for Fabbaloo for many years, I’ve been fortunate to see firsthand the gradual development of 3D printing technology from rudimentary beginnings to today’s worldwide movement. But within that enormous wave of additive manufacturing that still is yet to cre...

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A Quick Guide to Eco-Friendly 3D Printing with Biodegradable 3D Printer Filaments A QUICK GUIDE TO ECO-FRIENDLY 3D PRINTING WITH BIODEGRADABLE 3D PRINTER FILAMENTS

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Aug 12, 2019

With people’s growing environmental consciousness, there has been a move to make 3D printing a much more sustainable and eco-friendly technology. While 3D printing technology already reduces carbon and waste footprint, it can still be further reduced by doing measures.

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Accelerating adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things For Connected Manufacturers ACCELERATING ADOPTION OF THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS FOR CONNECTED MANUFACTURERS

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Aug 09, 2019

The Internet of Things has limitless potential. Beyond operational cost savings and productivity gains, it will be the foundation for innovation - new smart products and services. Manufacturers have a clear vision on harnessing the IoT in areas such as predictive maintenance, IT/OT integration and p...

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Digitizing the core for a large manufacturer DIGITIZING THE CORE FOR A LARGE MANUFACTURER

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Aug 09, 2019

Most large enterprises struggle to digitize their complex legacy infrastructure. According the Jasmeet Singh, EVP and Global Head, Manufacturing, Infosys Ltd, the answer doesn’t lie in overhauling the entire infrastructure, but in identifying ways to connect siloed systems. This is the story o...

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Securing a digital future for UK manufacturing SECURING A DIGITAL FUTURE FOR UK MANUFACTURING

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Aug 09, 2019

Tom Lawton, head of manufacturing at BDO, shares his views on the digital transformation journey of UK manufacturers. At BDO, we recently published our Digital Transformation 2019 report, which provided me with further insights into the adoption of digital technologies in UK manufacturing. The good ...

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How IPC 2581 and IPC-CFX Enable Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 HOW IPC 2581 AND IPC-CFX ENABLE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY 4.0

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Aug 08, 2019

The same type of connectivity is poised to reach the factory floor thanks to the IPC-CFX standards. These standards define data structure and communication protocol requirements for traditional and additive manufacturing assets in connected factories. Ultimately, these assets will drive greater inte...

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Manufacturing; the evolution of making - Designer Maker User for learning groups MANUFACTURING; THE EVOLUTION OF MAKING - DESIGNER MAKER USER FOR LEARNING GROUPS

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Aug 08, 2019

Bring your school, home educator group, college or university to the Design Museum’s permanent gallery; The exhibition finishes with a look at the way in which making has changed over the last 170 years. Assistant Curator Maria McLintock takes us through the evolution of the making process and...

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Automating 3D Print Parameters For Optimal Results AUTOMATING 3D PRINT PARAMETERS FOR OPTIMAL RESULTS

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Aug 08, 2019

The problem being solved is that 3D printing is actually extremely complex. I know this for a fact, as I recall the first 3D printer I owned many years ago exposed me to that complexity. While I managed to build the kit machine in about 40 hours in those days assembly meant soldering, wrapping heate...

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Thought Leaders in Manufacturing: 10 Companies and People You Need to Know THOUGHT LEADERS IN MANUFACTURING: 10 COMPANIES AND PEOPLE YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Aug 08, 2019

Thought leaders in any industry deliver a ton of value to their audience. Manufacturing is no exception. The best of best in your industry established themselves as a successful professional in their area, and they deliver content with the goal of being informative and motivational. Said content can...

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Metal additive manufacturing for UAV engine design optimisation METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR UAV ENGINE DESIGN OPTIMISATION

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Aug 07, 2019

Renishaw, worked with engine manufacturing company Cobra Aero to optimise its design processes for aircraft and motorcycle engines. After working with Renishaw to develop new manufacturing processes, Cobra Aero invested in the AM 400 system to increase its additive manufacturing capabilities.

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The State of 3D Scanning 160 Years Ago THE STATE OF 3D SCANNING 160 YEARS AGO

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Aug 07, 2019

How old do you think 3D scanning could be? It’s a lot older than you might imagine. After reviewing our story on Adrian Bowyer’s proposal for a revolutionary 3D printing concept, Fabbaloo reader Franck Lacan, a Research Fellow in Additive Manufacturing at Cardiff University, pointed out ...

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Enabling an End-to-End Workflow through Medical Device Design and Manufacturing Services ENABLING AN END-TO-END WORKFLOW THROUGH MEDICAL DEVICE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING SERVICES

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Aug 07, 2019

3D Systems helps medical device companies increase and accelerate innovation to deliver the highest quality products and improve the standard of care. Create complex features such as lattice structures for improved implant performance. Best-in-class printers and software support for high-quality man...

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3D Printing in Life Sciences and Beyond 3D PRINTING IN LIFE SCIENCES AND BEYOND

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Aug 06, 2019

3D printing is an essential component of Additive Manufacturing. This manufacturing method employs computer-automated manufacturing CAM processes to fabricate physical 3D objects layer by layer from computer-aided design CAD models. With 3D printing technology, objects are created by depositing mate...

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Plex: Delivering a Manufacturing Cloud Simply & Reliably PLEX: DELIVERING A MANUFACTURING CLOUD SIMPLY & RELIABLY

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Aug 06, 2019

See how Plex provides ERP software-as-a-service solutions with high performance, reliability and availability using VxBlock 1000 converged infrastructure. VxBlock 1000 integrates powerful Dell EMC storage and data protection into a turnkey converged system supporting all your high-value, mission-cri...

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Aerospace 3D Printing Today And Tomorrow AEROSPACE 3D PRINTING TODAY AND TOMORROW

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Aug 06, 2019

When it comes to 3D printing in the aerospace industry, where are we now, in 2019? And where are we going? This is part three in a conversational series with Stratasys VP of Aerospace, Scott Sevcik. Part one focuses on Stratasys’ work with Boom Supersonic, while part two looks to the shape of ...

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Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019 PROJECT MANAGEMENT TRENDS IN MANUFACTURING IN 2019

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Aug 06, 2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution revolves around technology, smart sensors that collect real-time data, artificial intelligence that increases production efficiency, and better manufacturing quality, security, and transparency. Developments in computing ensure seamless connectivity and large-volume ...

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The state of UK manufacturing THE STATE OF UK MANUFACTURING

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Aug 05, 2019

The old cliche of We don’t make anything in Britain anymore simply isn’t true. British manufacturers play a major role in our economy which is why Sage has curated this celebration of their worth. British manufacturers embody passion, energy, and pride, and it is reflected in how they di...

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2020 Honda Acura NSX Type-R Manufacturing 2020 HONDA ACURA NSX TYPE-R MANUFACTURING

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Aug 02, 2019

It begins before the driver steps foot inside. At the Performance Manufacturing Center, our engineers build openly and efficiently, designing their workstations and programming their own assembly bots. This way, every Acura is precisely engineered – with a good dose of human common sense.

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Are Machine Shops Doing More Plastic Parts Production Due to 3D Printing? ARE MACHINE SHOPS DOING MORE PLASTIC PARTS PRODUCTION DUE TO 3D PRINTING?

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Aug 02, 2019

Additive Manufacturing and Gardner Intelligence the research arm of our publisher, Gardner Business Media recently surveyed manufacturers using AM to ask how they are using it, and in particular to learn the extent to which AM has been adopted for full-scale production. Though the sample size was to...

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How to get an Edge in manufacturing HOW TO GET AN EDGE IN MANUFACTURING

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Aug 02, 2019

Manufacturing is adopting and adapting to new technology, but sometimes businesses can end up chasing their tail in proving the business case for the latest kit. Utilising the cloud and edge computing can maximise a manufacturer's data, operations and productivity, but the element of risk still ...

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Why additive manufacturing needs blockchain WHY ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING NEEDS BLOCKCHAIN

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Aug 02, 2019

While additive manufacturing or 3D printing has the potential to greatly reduce shipping costs and make operations more efficient, it can also make the supply chain more vulnerable to cyberattacks and counterfeiting. Blockchain technology may hold the answer for increasing security.

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Quick Guide to Additive Manufacturing QUICK GUIDE TO ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 01, 2019

Additive manufacturing has become a critical part of the design, prototyping and production process for engineers and production professionals, so it’s important to better understand its applications, benefits and overall role. This Quick Guide to Additive Manufacturing is designed to answer s...

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From Sale Order to Manufacturing Order FROM SALE ORDER TO MANUFACTURING ORDER

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Aug 01, 2019

Learn everything you need to grow your business with Odoo, the best management software to run a company. In this video, learn how to create manufacturing orders from a sale order in Odoo. Other lessons related to this video: MRP Overview, MRP Basics and Your First Manufacturing Order, Create Your O...

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What’s the status with sustainable manufacturing? WHAT’S THE STATUS WITH SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING?

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Aug 01, 2019

Most companies today are on a journey towards sustainability. For Dassault Systemes, it’s been part of our purpose for many years: Dassault Systèmes provides business & people with 3DEXPERIENCE universes to imagine sustainable innovations capable of harmonizing product, nature and l...

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Smart Manufacturing with a New Generation of ERP SMART MANUFACTURING WITH A NEW GENERATION OF ERP

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Aug 01, 2019

What has your enterprise resource planning system done for you lately? While your thoughts on the subject may be lost in the back of your mind, the fact is that ERP solution capabilities are evolving, and so is their role in manufacturing. New system features and extensions for production execution,...

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BIM For Manufacturing BIM FOR MANUFACTURING

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Jul 31, 2019

As industries rapidly evolve, more and more building manufacturers are turning to Business Information Modeling to win bids and ensure that projects are completed with consistency and quality. According to McGraw-Hill Construction surveys of North American companies, BIM is currently used by over 70...

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7 Reasons It’s Great To Work In Manufacturing 7 REASONS IT’S GREAT TO WORK IN MANUFACTURING

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Jul 31, 2019

The manufacturing industry is one of the largest and most influential sectors of the United States economy