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How Robotic Arms Is Taking Manufacturing Business To The Next Level HOW ROBOTIC ARMS IS TAKING MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Nov 16, 2018

Robotics is a field concerned with the intuitive connection of perception to action. Nowadays, Artificial Intelligence is used in every industry to automate applications throughout the product line to save time and money. Robots are now used to handl...

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The Impact of AI and IoT on the Manufacturing Job Market THE IMPACT OF AI AND IOT ON THE MANUFACTURING JOB MARKET

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Nov 16, 2018

Dependent upon your perspective, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) invokes one of two opinions: One, eventually the machines will rule the world. Or two, you appreciate the benefits of modern technology. But either way, one thing is certain...

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The real benefits of virtual reality in manufacturing THE REAL BENEFITS OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Nov 16, 2018

Amid all the hype and wide-eyed growth predicted for virtual reality, it's often difficult for stakeholders to decide which of its two words to focus on. Will VR deliver only indirect, virtual benefits to the manufacturing industry or direct, tan...

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The UK has a great future in high-value manufacturing - but changes are needed THE UK HAS A GREAT FUTURE IN HIGH-VALUE MANUFACTURING - BUT CHANGES ARE NEEDED

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Nov 16, 2018

The opening of McLaren’s new production facility in Rotherham may have been rich in pomp and ceremony - a 3,850 horsepower convoy of supercars racing to meet the more sedate Royal fleet of Bentleys, for example - but behind the showmanship, the...

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Amazing Modern Fastest Automatic Glass Bottle Manufacturing Process AMAZING MODERN FASTEST AUTOMATIC GLASS BOTTLE MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Nov 15, 2018

The steps involved in glass bottle manufacturing include: Loading gobs of molten glass into molds through a very careful funnel process. The baffle then begins the settleblow process to allow compressed air into the mold, forming the neck and contain...

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Technology is Ultimately Transforming the World of Manufacturing TECHNOLOGY IS ULTIMATELY TRANSFORMING THE WORLD OF MANUFACTURING

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Nov 15, 2018

Manufacturing is an integral part of today’s economy. Factories around the world manufacture products for industries such as aerospace, automotive, electronics, food and beverage, packaging, plastics and more. While strategic practices such as ...

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9 Disruptive Trends and 12 Key Use Cases Transforming Smart Manufacturing 9 DISRUPTIVE TRENDS AND 12 KEY USE CASES TRANSFORMING SMART MANUFACTURING

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Nov 15, 2018

IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights & competitive intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Industry 4.0, today published a comprehensive 375-page market report titled Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing 2018-202...

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6 steps to creating manufacturing dashboards 6 STEPS TO CREATING MANUFACTURING DASHBOARDS

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Nov 15, 2018

In the manufacturing industry, there is more to measure now than ever before. This we all know. And while every production process is different, taking a data-driven approach to uncovering insights is a great strategy no matter what is being produced...

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Customization in Food Manufacturing CUSTOMIZATION IN FOOD MANUFACTURING

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Nov 08, 2018

Who doesn’t love a sandwich from Subway? Apparently, there are 37 million possible sandwich variations, made possible through different filling, salad, bread, and condiment combinations. Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of industrial parts ...

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How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019 HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN IMPROVE MANUFACTURING IN 2019

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Nov 04, 2018

Blockchain’s greatest potential to deliver business value is in manufacturing. Increasing visibility across every area of manufacturing starting with suppliers, strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier quality to shop floor operations incl...

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Mattresses at Deseret Manufacturing MATTRESSES AT DESERET MANUFACTURING

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Oct 31, 2018

Did you know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints makes mattresses? These mattresses are sold-brand new-at our local thrift stores, called Deseret Industries. The mattresses are produced at Deseret Manufacturing-a facility that provid...

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Leading Innovation in Aerospace and Defense LEADING INNOVATION IN AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE

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Oct 31, 2018

Aerospace and companies use ANSYS simulation to increase fuel efficiency, design lighter and better stealth aircraft, improve safety and propel autonomous flight. Using the ANSYS multiphysics and multidomain platform, engineers can collaborate across...

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While Trump Trade Fights Gain Steam, Manufacturing Still Gaining Jobs WHILE TRUMP TRADE FIGHTS GAIN STEAM, MANUFACTURING STILL GAINING JOBS

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Oct 29, 2018

President Trump’s trade fight with China continues on multiple fronts. This dispute the president is prosecuting against Beijing is a big deal that is regularly overtaken by other events in the news cycle, and it isn’t helped that the pre...

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10 Manufacturing Business Ideas to Start Your Own Business in 2019 10 MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS IN 2019

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Oct 28, 2018

Introducing 201 small business ideas with low investment and high profit in 2019. You need to bring something new and innovative while you start any small business. Right now, maybe you are doing your job or unemployed. The main reason for starting a...

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Manufacturing Matters, and This New Video Explains the Reasons Why MANUFACTURING MATTERS, AND THIS NEW VIDEO EXPLAINS THE REASONS WHY

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Oct 25, 2018

Not only do factories provide better-paying jobs, they lift up entire communities. There's nothing that upsets us more here at the Alliance for American Manufacturing than when someone tries to argue that manufacturing doesn't matter anymore....

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GKN Is Transforming The Metal Parts Manufacturing With HP Metal Jet Technology GKN IS TRANSFORMING THE METAL PARTS MANUFACTURING WITH HP METAL JET TECHNOLOGY

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Oct 24, 2018

HP Metal Jet technology is helping GKN deliver customized metal parts solutions internationally and faster than before. With the power of the new HP Metal Jet technology, GKN can adapt to small series and large-scale production of metal parts.

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Exploring the future trends of manufacturing with Academics EXPLORING THE FUTURE TRENDS OF MANUFACTURING WITH ACADEMICS

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Oct 23, 2018

Exploring the future trends of manufacturing with Academics - Dassault Systemes. Discover three distinguished representatives of world-leading research and academia (USA, China, and France), working with global manufacturing companies, share their vi...

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Manufacturing process of a steel nail MANUFACTURING PROCESS OF A STEEL NAIL

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Oct 23, 2018

Enjoy a very satisfying clip of machines producing a fluted steel nail. The nail making a machine, as seen in the firt half of the video produces up to 25.800 pcs. per hour while the thread rolling machine (second half) does 60.000 nails per hour.

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A Complete Solution for Manufacturers to Reduce Energy Costs A COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR MANUFACTURERS TO REDUCE ENERGY COSTS

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Oct 22, 2018

Energy cost is one of the largest operating expenses for manufacturers. Improving energy efficiency can result in huge savings in operating costs. Energy Performance is designed for manufacturing operations. The solution provides visibility of energy...

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5 picks as U.S. manufacturing sector fires on all cylinders 5 PICKS AS U.S. MANUFACTURING SECTOR FIRES ON ALL CYLINDERS

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Oct 22, 2018

U.S. manufacturing sector has been witnessing resurgence under the Trump administration since last year, shrugging off its lengthy spell of weak productivity and sluggish growth. Under Trump’s presidency, the manufacturing sector is flying high...

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How connected devices are changing the manufacturing industry HOW CONNECTED DEVICES ARE CHANGING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Oct 19, 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity enabling these objects to collect and exchange data, according to Forbes. Products with wireless connectivity (from...

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Be a Champion for Manufacturing BE A CHAMPION FOR MANUFACTURING

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Oct 19, 2018

Terry Iverson, president of Iverson and Company and founder of ChampionNow!, is working to change the perception of manufacturing in the United States by writing a book for parents, mentors, and educators. The goal is to highlight the quality manufac...

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White House Puts Out Its Plan for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing WHITE HOUSE PUTS OUT ITS PLAN FOR AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

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Oct 18, 2018

The strategy has input from across the federal government. I know we say this a lot, but there’s a lot going on these days. So, we wouldn’t blame you if you missed this piece of news: Earlier this month, the Trump administration officiall...

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Evolution of Manufacturing Enterpises and Industry 4.0 EVOLUTION OF MANUFACTURING ENTERPISES AND INDUSTRY 4.0

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Oct 16, 2018

In the initial days of industry revolution, when the organizations were just shaping up, there was no information system to support their activities. Most of the decisions were impulsive, a lack of teamwork, and no means for information exchange. Thi...

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Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

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Oct 16, 2018

Bridging standards development with R&D, and keeping pace with AM technology advances. the Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence is a synergistic, collaborative, and efficient environment led by ASTM International. Its founding partners inc...

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Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN MANUFACTURING

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Oct 15, 2018

Data is all grown up, with new multidimensional capabilities and broader horizons to offer the manufacturing community. Large data pools have turned manufacturers attention to Big Data solutions for an altogether new dimension of research and trend a...

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Application of Prescriptive Analytics in Manufacturing Value Chain APPLICATION OF PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYTICS IN MANUFACTURING VALUE CHAIN

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Oct 15, 2018

Today’s manufacturing environment is highly dynamic & complex and consists of various stakeholders like multiple suppliers & partners, multiple distribution channels, multiple fulfillment partners, multiple customer types etc. Decisions...

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LED Tube Manufacturing Process LED TUBE MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Oct 15, 2018

LED stands for a light emitting diode. Currently, LED lights are becoming very popular day-by-day. LED lights are available in a wide range of colors from 2700K to 6500K which are dark, yellow, mild yellow and ultra white. Initiating a full scale LED...

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American Manufacturers Can Lead the World to a Cleaner, Brighter Future AMERICAN MANUFACTURERS CAN LEAD THE WORLD TO A CLEANER, BRIGHTER FUTURE

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Oct 11, 2018

American manufacturers risk losing their competitive edge without clean energy advances. The United Nations climate change report issued on Monday is nothing short of terrifying. But as scientists consistently exhort, we can stabilize our climate fut...

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Process Validation in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing PROCESS VALIDATION IN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING

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Oct 10, 2018

Pharmaguideline provides all pharma information and pharmaceutical guidelines including information about testing procedures of quality control, calibration, reagents and solutions, glassware and good laboratory practices (GLP), audit checklists of a...

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30 Most Mesmerizing Manufacturing Processes 30 MOST MESMERIZING MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

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Oct 10, 2018

We showcase a collection of technologies and methods that demonstrate the manufacturing of various products. We selected ingenious and visually interesting processes that solve complex problems with elegant mechanical solutions.

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Good Manufacturing Practices - GMP in Pharmaceuticals GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES - GMP IN PHARMACEUTICALS

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Oct 10, 2018

Requirements and rules of good manufacturing practices in pharmaceutical manufacturing. As per FDA and other regulatory agencies, it is mandatory to follow the GMP regulations.

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

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Oct 09, 2018

Manufacturing in the Age of Experience - 3 Trends - Dassault Systemes. An Industry Renaissance is happening now and it is far beyond digitalization. We must rethink industry of the 21st century. Dassault Systèmes and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform ...

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Three tank cleaning technologies for manufacturing processes THREE TANK CLEANING TECHNOLOGIES FOR MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

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Oct 08, 2018

Alfa Laval offers three types of tank cleaning technologies. Static spray ball, Rotary spray head, and Rotary Jet head. All three technologies apply force to the tank surface in different ways and with different degrees of efficiency. The level of ef...

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It’s Manufacturing Day! Here’s What We Need to Do to Help the Next Generation Succeed IT’S MANUFACTURING DAY! HERE’S WHAT WE NEED TO DO TO HELP THE NEXT GENERATION SUCCEED

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Oct 05, 2018

Happy Manufacturing Day! It’s not a federal holiday quite yet; rather, it’s a moment to appreciate our fellow Americans who work with their hands for a living. But we owe them some help. America can do a better job at recruiting and prepa...

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The Future of Manufacturing is Female THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING IS FEMALE

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Oct 05, 2018

Women in leadership roles at Protolabs talk about their experiences in technology, engineering, and manufacturing. The world of manufacturing is beginning to realize the value of women’s participation for its advancement, as it transforms throu...

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Robotics for Manufacturing and Order Fulfillment ROBOTICS FOR MANUFACTURING AND ORDER FULFILLMENT

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Oct 04, 2018

Scalable robotic solutions from Honeywell Intelligrated deliver flexible product handling, around-the-clock productivity, and seamless integration with your existing material handling systems. Backed by more than two decades of experience, we are a s...

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DHL Supply Chain Solutions for Engineering and Manufacturing DHL SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS FOR ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING

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Oct 04, 2018

DHL Supply Chain provides a comprehensive suite of solutions for the Engineering and Manufacturing industry. We can help: drive increased supply chain visibility, expand into emerging markets, build resilient supply chains.

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Resil Chemicals Adopts Lean Manufacturing with Magic Software RESIL CHEMICALS ADOPTS LEAN MANUFACTURING WITH MAGIC SOFTWARE'S LOW-CODE PLATFORMS

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Oct 03, 2018

Resil chemicals, one of the largest manufacturers of silicone-based products in Asia, was looking for a way to integrate its data across various manufacturing plants, sales offices, and branches to improve communication between remote locations. They...

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel ...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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Learning Expedition at Manufacturing in the Age of Experience LEARNING EXPEDITION AT MANUFACTURING IN THE AGE OF EXPERIENCE

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Oct 02, 2018

Learning Expedition at Manufacturing in the Age of Experience - Highlights - Dassault Systemes. We’re back today in Shanghai for an exclusive look inside the executive learning expedition. Check out the highlights of the day and hear what our p...

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Autodesk Smart Manufacturing AUTODESK SMART MANUFACTURING

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Oct 01, 2018

Enjoy this Autodesk Smart Manufacturing showreel giving you a glimpse of what's available for you to automate your workflow and connect your entire product development process.

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Manufacturing Sector Growth Remained Strong in September MANUFACTURING SECTOR GROWTH REMAINED STRONG IN SEPTEMBER

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Oct 01, 2018

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 59.8 points in September, down 1.5 percentage points from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. September’s reading indicates the twenty-fifth consecutive month of expansion...

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Preparing for Manufacturing Day 2018 PREPARING FOR MANUFACTURING DAY 2018

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Oct 01, 2018

Another productive (I do believe that manufacturing productivity is on the rise) year has flown by and it is once again time for Manufacturing Day. This year, Manufacturing Day, also known as MFG Day, will be held on October 5th - the first Friday of...

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SAP and Thurmer Tools are localizing manufacturing SAP AND THURMER TOOLS ARE LOCALIZING MANUFACTURING

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Sep 28, 2018

SAP is proud to announce a project together with Thurmer Tools and Apple utilizing Design Thinking, SAP Leonardo and exponential technologies such as machine learning and augmented reality to help improve localized production.

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Overcoming Additive Manufacturing Surface Finishing Challenges with Automated SRF Technology OVERCOMING ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SURFACE FINISHING CHALLENGES WITH AUTOMATED SRF TECHNOLOGY

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Sep 27, 2018

Traditional manufacturing methods have relied on surface finishing as a secondary operation. This is particularly true for metals. Processes such as casting, manual milling and lathes, and CNC machining produce a ‘raw’ part that typically...

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The Foundations for Single-Use Manufacturing THE FOUNDATIONS FOR SINGLE-USE MANUFACTURING

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Sep 26, 2018

In 2017, the BioPhorum Operations Group, or BPOG for short, published the Biomanufacturing Technology Roadmap. They identified four market trends that are likely to lead to major changes in the biopharmaceutical industry: Continued market growth, the...

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Making manufacturing self-sufficient and connected MAKING MANUFACTURING SELF-SUFFICIENT AND CONNECTED

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Sep 25, 2018

The technological disruption we are currently facing is unlike any other. Physical and digital realities are blurring. Machines are becoming autonomous and connected. We’re talking about the fourth industrial revolution. And at SKF, we are embr...

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The Importance of Process Validation in Additive Manufacturing THE IMPORTANCE OF PROCESS VALIDATION IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Sep 25, 2018

In traditional manufacturing, process qualification refers to tested validation data that ensures a specific manufacturing process can provide a consistent result. For Additive Manufacturing (AM), qualifying the process is essential to create parts t...

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Smart Factory and Manufacturing with AWS Cloud SMART FACTORY AND MANUFACTURING WITH AWS CLOUD

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Sep 24, 2018

Digitally transform your manufacturing operations with the AWS Cloud to optimize production, speed time-to-market, and deliver innovative products and services.

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How Advanced Manufacturing Is Driving The U.S. Economy HOW ADVANCED MANUFACTURING IS DRIVING THE U.S. ECONOMY

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Sep 20, 2018

Driving more innovation and responsible for more than 3/4 of all private sector research and development, advanced US manufacturing is growing into an essential industry. Though our imports far surpass our exports, American manufacturing supports the...

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Fast Extreme Automatic Steel Balls Manufacturing Process FAST EXTREME AUTOMATIC STEEL BALLS MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Sep 19, 2018

Almost all parts of all ball bearings are made of steel. Since the bearing has to stand up to a lot of stress, it needs to be made of very strong steel. The standard industry classification for the steel in these bearings is 52100, which means that i...

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Bay Area Manufacturing is here to Stay BAY AREA MANUFACTURING IS HERE TO STAY

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Sep 18, 2018

Manufacturing in the Bay Area has a bright future and already accounts for a big chunk of the area’s jobs, according to a new report presented Thursday at a manufacturing summit in Oakland.

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Selecting a Manufacturing Execution System for a Smart Factory SELECTING A MANUFACTURING EXECUTION SYSTEM FOR A SMART FACTORY

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Sep 17, 2018

Digital revolution is shaping factories around the world. IoT (Internet of Things), 3D Printing, VR (Virtual Reality) and Robots are driving productivity improvements, cost reduction and optimization in manufacturing facilities. However, in the race ...

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Why Smart Manufacturing Is About More Than Just Technology WHY SMART MANUFACTURING IS ABOUT MORE THAN JUST TECHNOLOGY

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Sep 13, 2018

What is smart manufacturing? Essentially, smart manufacturing is the practice of making information about manufacturing processes available when and where it is needed, in the form it is needed, so that smart decision can be made about the course of ...

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VW plans to use 3D printing for mass production VW PLANS TO USE 3D PRINTING FOR MASS PRODUCTION

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Sep 11, 2018

The 3D printing revolution has already touched cars in a multitude of ways, but Volkswagen is planning to take the largest step yet: mass production of parts. We've seen 3D printers produce calipers, door sills, and even entire cars, but it's...

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Fast Extreme Automatic Car Manufacturing Factory FAST EXTREME AUTOMATIC CAR MANUFACTURING FACTORY

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Sep 10, 2018

Mercedes-Benz is a global automobile marque and a division of the German company Daimler AG. The brand is known for luxury vehicles, buses, coaches, and lorries. The headquarters is in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg. The name first appeared in 1926 und...

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Arthrex Named a Best Workplace in Manufacturing and Production ARTHREX NAMED A BEST WORKPLACE IN MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION

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Sep 10, 2018

We’re proud to be honored as one of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. Thanks to employees for their hard work and dedication!

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Bind-and-sinter additive manufacturing offers flexibility and productivity BIND-AND-SINTER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OFFERS FLEXIBILITY AND PRODUCTIVITY

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Sep 10, 2018

Every week it seems as though a new additive manufacturing (AM) machine (or 3D printer) is being announced to the world, leading to a flurry of coverage over what the machine is claimed to do better, cheaper, faster, bigger than existing technology. ...

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Help Us #CNCtheFuture with Pictures of What Manufacturing Means for You HELP US #CNCTHEFUTURE WITH PICTURES OF WHAT MANUFACTURING MEANS FOR YOU

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Sep 10, 2018

Throughout the year, Modern Machine Shop (MMS) has written a lot about two topics-IMTS 2018 and June 1928. The former is the most influential event in the machining industry. The latter is the month and year Gardner Business Media introduced Modern M...

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Taking advantage of the Industry 4.0 difference TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE INDUSTRY 4.0 DIFFERENCE

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Sep 10, 2018

The revolutionary approach to digital integration is transforming manufacturing in more ways than one. Not only are manufacturers leveraging new technologies to create and sustain smart factories, but their businesses are experiencing more flexibilit...

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Strategic Sourcing - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters STRATEGIC SOURCING - CANADIAN MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS

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Sep 08, 2018

Quebec Manufacturers & Exporters (QME) is an association whose mission it is to improve the business environment and to help manufacturers and exporters be more competitive on domestic and international markets by bringing to bear its leadership,...

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7 Profitable Manufacturing Business Ideas for 2019 7 PROFITABLE MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS FOR 2019

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Sep 08, 2018

Today, we are going to give you 7 manufacturing business ideas for 2019. If you’re thinking about starting a manufacturing business ideas in 2019 then, take these ideas as a reference. Due to increasing pollution, you have to think about that t...

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A Good Overall Jobs Report, But a Mediocre One for Manufacturing A GOOD OVERALL JOBS REPORT, BUT A MEDIOCRE ONE FOR MANUFACTURING

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Sep 07, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. economy added 201,000 last month, which America’s headline writers agree is a pretty good number. Earnings were up, too. The figure for the manufacturing sector wasn’t particularly ros...

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A 3D-printed bionic eye A 3D-PRINTED BIONIC EYE

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Sep 07, 2018

Bionic eyes are one step closer to reality, and in the future, they could replace human eyes and help blind people see. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D-printed light receptors onto a prototype for a bionic eyeball. It’s the f...

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A new method may enable 3D printing complex structures with graphene A NEW METHOD MAY ENABLE 3D PRINTING COMPLEX STRUCTURES WITH GRAPHENE

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Sep 07, 2018

Researchers from Virginia Tech and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed a new way to 3D print with graphene. Graphene has previously been used in extrusion-based processes to print single sheets and basic structures at a resolution o...

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MFG Day 2018: 3 Ways to Get Involved MFG DAY 2018: 3 WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

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Sep 06, 2018

It’s just one month away! Manufacturing Day 2018 officially arrives on Friday, October 5. This annual celebration gives small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) the chance to showcase their products and capabilities to students, educators, b...

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It IT'S COOL TO BE A MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING MAJOR AGAIN

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Sep 06, 2018

The number of individuals earning degrees in engineering has increased steadily over the past decade, and those numbers will only continue to grow. In particular, one subdiscipline of engineering is looking ever more appealing to students: manufactur...

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Non-Manufacturing Sector Growth Picked Up in August NON-MANUFACTURING SECTOR GROWTH PICKED UP IN AUGUST

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Sep 06, 2018

The ISM Non-Manufacturing Index registered 58.5 points in August, 2.8 percentage points above July’s figure. This was the 103rd consecutive month of expansion as a reading above 50 indicates growth. Sixteen non-manufacturing industries reported...

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Yale researchers develop an easy way to 3D print with metal YALE RESEARCHERS DEVELOP AN EASY WAY TO 3D PRINT WITH METAL

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Sep 06, 2018

Metal 3D printing has enormous potential to revolutionize modern manufacturing. However, the existing metal 3D printing processes, which use lasers to fuse together fine metal powder, have their limitations. The reason being that metals generally don...

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Topology Optimization of Structures and Infill for Additive Manufacturing TOPOLOGY OPTIMIZATION OF STRUCTURES AND INFILL FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Sep 05, 2018

An interview with Ole Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark, keynote speaker at the Additive Manufacturing Symposium, Science in the Age of Experience 2018.

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GKN Aerospace to 3D print rocket engine turbines for Ariane Prometheus engines GKN AEROSPACE TO 3D PRINT ROCKET ENGINE TURBINES FOR ARIANE PROMETHEUS ENGINES

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Sep 05, 2018

ArianeGroup, the space-launchers joint-venture between Airbus and Safran and the team in charge of the Ariane 6 project, on Sept. 4 awarded a contract to its Swedish supplier GKN Aerospace for turbines of re-usable rocket engine demonstrator, part of...

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How Optimized Is Your Manufacturing Process? HOW OPTIMIZED IS YOUR MANUFACTURING PROCESS?

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Sep 04, 2018

How optimized is your manufacturing process? Would asking this question hurt? Often it can, because setting up a manufacturing process is not easy. It takes time and a fine-tuning capacity that can make even the most ardent perfectionist feel tired.

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Harvard researchers use soundwaves to assist 3D printing with viscous liquids HARVARD RESEARCHERS USE SOUNDWAVES TO ASSIST 3D PRINTING WITH VISCOUS LIQUIDS

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Sep 04, 2018

Researchers from Harvard University’s John A Paulsen School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new 3D printing technique that uses sound waves to generate droplets from liquids with an unprecedented range of composition...

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Creating ideal 3D printed silicone molds faster and cheaper CREATING IDEAL 3D PRINTED SILICONE MOLDS FASTER AND CHEAPER

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Sep 03, 2018

Silicone molding is an affordable production method that can allow you to make a series of identical objects for prototyping and functional testing. Until now, however, fabricating molds for casting complex objects required a lot of experience and al...

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Small Drones Keep Large Auto Manufacturing Plant Safe SMALL DRONES KEEP LARGE AUTO MANUFACTURING PLANT SAFE

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Sep 03, 2018

Those are the tangible innovations, meaning if you buy a new car, you will benefit in some way from said innovations. Then there are the not so tangible ones unless you work in the business. Or in this case, a manufacturing facility. At least for now...

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Manufacturing: The Next Bottleneck in Gene Therapy MANUFACTURING: THE NEXT BOTTLENECK IN GENE THERAPY

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Sep 03, 2018

Gene therapy is slowly stepping out of its niche, as new scientific insights and lessons learned from early-stage failures have led to several approvals. Now, manufacturing of the viruses used in gene therapy is about to become the next bottleneck. C...

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22 Food Manufacturing Business Ideas for 2019 22 FOOD MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS FOR 2019

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Sep 02, 2018

Do you want to start a food business with low investment? If YES, here are the best small food manufacturing business ideas to start at home with no money in 2019. Food manufacturing is one of the best businesses anyone can venture into.

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A better way to understand traceability in manufacturing A BETTER WAY TO UNDERSTAND TRACEABILITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Sep 01, 2018

Traceability can seem staggeringly complex. Barcode reading stations need to be integrated into complex systems to enable the collection, storage, and analysis of massive amounts of valuable tracking data on a daily basis. Unthinkable quantities of w...

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5 Unique Features in Metal 3D Printing 5 UNIQUE FEATURES IN METAL 3D PRINTING

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Sep 01, 2018

Learn about five unique features that set Desktop Metal systems apart from other metal 3D printers on today's market. We compare how the Studio System and the Production System standout in regard to cost, speed, printing technologies, material op...

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Novel Beam Diagnostics Improve Laser Additive Manufacturing NOVEL BEAM DIAGNOSTICS IMPROVE LASER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 30, 2018

Laser additive manufacturing (LAM) is rapidly becoming an important method for the fabrication of both prototype and production metal parts. This document examines the need for laser beam characterization to deliver optimum results in LAM and then sh...

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Additive Manufacturing in Launch Vehicles ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN LAUNCH VEHICLES

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Aug 30, 2018

Additive Manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing, as it is commonly known, is a technology that is being more and more used in manufacturing across many industries. The space industry is no exception, and slowly companies are embracing this technology in i...

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CNC Machining and Manufacturing Program at Lincoln Tech CNC MACHINING AND MANUFACTURING PROGRAM AT LINCOLN TECH

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Aug 30, 2018

The CNC Machining & Manufacturing program at Lincoln Tech’s Indianapolis, IN, Grand Prairie, TX, East Windsor, CT and Mahwah, NJ campuses offers students the fundamentals of operating and programming complex CNC manufacturing machines. Hand...

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How machine learning can help manufacturing HOW MACHINE LEARNING CAN HELP MANUFACTURING

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Aug 30, 2018

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) have garnered a lot of attention recently. IDC estimates machine learning and AI spending to increase from $19.1 billion in 2018 to $52.2 billion by 2021. With billions of dollars invested in ML ...

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Robotic 3D Printing with Lasers and Molten Metal ROBOTIC 3D PRINTING WITH LASERS AND MOLTEN METAL

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Aug 30, 2018

KUKA partner, Midwest Engineered Systems, is an innovator and leader in complex systems integration - providing custom automation solutions for assembly lines, palletizing/depalletizing, material handling, machine tending, deburring, robotic welding,...

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Digital Transformation Trends in the Manufacturing Landscape for 2018 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TRENDS IN THE MANUFACTURING LANDSCAPE FOR 2018

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Aug 29, 2018

Every industry faces business disruption at one point in time, and manufacturing is ripe for change. With globalization, an ageing workforce and changing regulations challenging the status quo, there has never been a better time for a digital revolut...

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Safety and liability in manufacturing SAFETY AND LIABILITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Aug 29, 2018

Innovation in manufacturing has made for surprisingly even footing among rivals in a variety of industries. The last remaining point of competition for market share, some argue, is found in speed and efficiency: even if two companies are making the s...

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Researchers use a team of mobile robots to 3D print large-scale structures RESEARCHERS USE A TEAM OF MOBILE ROBOTS TO 3D PRINT LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURES

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Aug 29, 2018

3D printers are great at creating objects that are small enough to fit within their printer tray. However, if someone wants to create a large-scale object, they are either forced to find a printer large enough to accommodate the job, or to print it i...

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Scientists 3D print bionic eye prototype that could one day restore sight SCIENTISTS 3D PRINT BIONIC EYE PROTOTYPE THAT COULD ONE DAY RESTORE SIGHT

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Aug 29, 2018

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota have fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface which could pave the way for future bionic eyes. And they believe that the 3D printed bionic eye could someday help blin...

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Manufacturing The Future Automation Articulating Display Mount MANUFACTURING THE FUTURE AUTOMATION ARTICULATING DISPLAY MOUNT

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Aug 29, 2018

Hours of dedication and talent across multiple geographies and teams combine to create exceptional display mounting solutions for modern smart homes, marine, and commercial spaces.

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Meet the new Assistants in Medical Device Manufacturing - The Cobots MEET THE NEW ASSISTANTS IN MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURING - THE COBOTS

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Aug 29, 2018

Collaborative robots or cobots are a new class of robots that are bridging the gap between fully manual assembly and fully automated manufacturing lines. This has become a critical competitive advantage for small and mid-sized specialty medical devic...

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Using 3D printing to cast metal parts in architecture USING 3D PRINTING TO CAST METAL PARTS IN ARCHITECTURE

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Aug 28, 2018

Cast metal has been widely used in architecture - for facades, bridges, beams, columns, and connections. A historical example is the exposed cast-iron arches and columns in the Sainte-Genevieve Library France built by architect Henri Labrouste. Cast ...

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7 Manufacturing Business Ideas for 2018 7 MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS FOR 2018

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Aug 28, 2018

Toys are relatively small and can be made with any number of materials. So they can be great products for small manufacturing businesses to focus on. Smartphone accessories like cases and chargers are very popular due to an increase in sales of smart...

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Market Trends in Polymer Additive Manufacturing MARKET TRENDS IN POLYMER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 28, 2018

Unlike the Betamax/VHS technology debate, all the established polymer print technologies have a viable long-term role to play in the 3D-printing industry. SmarTech Publishing has two new studies on additive manufacturing trends. The Crozet, Va.- base...

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National Center for Manufacturing Sciences to Construct Additive Manufacturing Facility in Maryland NATIONAL CENTER FOR MANUFACTURING SCIENCES TO CONSTRUCT ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN MARYLAND

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Aug 28, 2018

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences will establish a new facility in Harford City, Md. that will host industrial additive manufacturing lines, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. The organization is coordinating with public and priv...

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Medical Tape Manufacturing with LP1000 System MEDICAL TAPE MANUFACTURING WITH LP1000 SYSTEM

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Aug 27, 2018

Machines for manufacturing various types of medical tapes such as adhesive bandages, gel patches, plasters, and transdermal medicines. We have delivered a number of manufacturing lines where coating, die-cutting, inspection, stacking, packaging, and ...

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What Trends Are Emerging In 3D Printing? WHAT TRENDS ARE EMERGING IN 3D PRINTING?

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Aug 27, 2018

Despite being around for a number of years, 3D printing is just recently beginning to have a transformative influence over how goods are manufactured. While there are still hurdles to overcome before perfecting this method, 3D printing is slowly work...

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Quanergy expands lidar-manufacturing facility QUANERGY EXPANDS LIDAR-MANUFACTURING FACILITY

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Aug 27, 2018

By now it’s a given that demand for lidar sensors is heading toward levels never seen before. A few companies in the automotive lidar market have met this growing demand with factory expansions: Velodyne made the leap a few years ago. Now, the ...

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Wireless Headphones Market Evolution in Manufacturing Processes with Associated Costs WIRELESS HEADPHONES MARKET EVOLUTION IN MANUFACTURING PROCESSES WITH ASSOCIATED COSTS

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Aug 27, 2018

Wireless Headphones market report is a helpful tool to understand the Global and regional market situations and to determine how the market will evolve. Complete Wireless Headphones market data will play a central role in planning your next move.

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Accelerate Digital Transformation in Manufacturing ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN MANUFACTURING

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Aug 24, 2018

The manufacturing sector is no stranger to change. Over the course of three industrial revolutions, companies have relied on everything from water and steam to electricity and information technology to power their operations, provide services and mak...

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5 Ways Manufacturers Can Successfully Onboard New Hires 5 WAYS MANUFACTURERS CAN SUCCESSFULLY ONBOARD NEW HIRES

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Aug 24, 2018

Losing workers from the factory floor is never easy, especially for small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) where the output of every employee can be critical to maintaining production quotas and keeping customers happy.

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Looking Back at the Four Eras of Manufacturing LOOKING BACK AT THE FOUR ERAS OF MANUFACTURING

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Aug 23, 2018

Today (August 23, 2018) represents a milestone in the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Thirty years ago, on this date in 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed the Omnibus...

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How the Internet of Things is expected to influence engineering and manufacturing HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS EXPECTED TO INFLUENCE ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING

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Aug 23, 2018

The Internet of Things is creating a 3-D map of your workplace, and it knows you have been taking too many coffee breaks. Every 15 minutes? Seriously, stop. In this connected map, devices, machines, and business processes are linked.

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Improving digital manufacturing adoption in the US IMPROVING DIGITAL MANUFACTURING ADOPTION IN THE US

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Aug 23, 2018

Information and communication technology (ICT) is reshaping modern manufacturing around the world, but a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s top-ranked think tank for science and...

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Managed Cloud Services in Manufacturing MANAGED CLOUD SERVICES IN MANUFACTURING

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Aug 22, 2018

Study from Rackspace and PAC: Industry wants to cut costs with the cloud, increase efficiency and open up markets. The majority sees major challenges in complexity and data integration in the multi-cloud. The study sheds light on the challenges in th...

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US Army is recycling waste plastic bottles for 3D printing mission critical parts US ARMY IS RECYCLING WASTE PLASTIC BOTTLES FOR 3D PRINTING MISSION CRITICAL PARTS

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Aug 22, 2018

Soldiers on the battlefield or at remote bases often have to wait weeks for replacement parts when a key piece of equipment breaks down. Now researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the U.S. Marine Corps have found a way to fabricate th...

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5 Manufacturing Business Ideas That Can Be Started With Low & Medium Investment 5 MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS THAT CAN BE STARTED WITH LOW & MEDIUM INVESTMENT

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Aug 22, 2018

It is the fact that growth in the manufacturing sector is exponential. You can easily scale your manufacturing unit with proper business planning. Also, the cost of labour is relatively cheaper in our country. All these advantages together contrive t...

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US manufacturing wages growing slower than other sectors US MANUFACTURING WAGES GROWING SLOWER THAN OTHER SECTORS

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Aug 22, 2018

U.S. jobs in manufacturing, including plastics, are continuing to grow, but hourly wages are not keeping up with the rest of the economy. This development has caught the attention of veteran economist Alan Tonelson. In a recent post on his RealityChe...

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Six Industries Benefiting from Additive Manufacturing SIX INDUSTRIES BENEFITING FROM ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 21, 2018

Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, has evolved rapidly in recent years. As new industries have begun to embrace the technology, they are discovering the many ways in which the technology is impacting their business. AM is helping them to re...

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Entry-Level 3D Printer Buyer ENTRY-LEVEL 3D PRINTER BUYER'S GUIDE

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Aug 20, 2018

The next industrial revolution is all about personal manufacturing, and it’s happening now. 3D printing is poised to unlock the potential in every person to create, innovate and fabricate. Having already transformed manufacturing; soon it will ...

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Rostec investing $44.7 million to build 3D printing manufacturing center ROSTEC INVESTING $44.7 MILLION TO BUILD 3D PRINTING MANUFACTURING CENTER

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Aug 20, 2018

Russian state conglomerate Rostec (Russian: Ростех) is investing almost 3 billion rubles ($44.7 million) to establish a specialized center to introduce advanced additive manufacturing to high-tech industries, the Rostec group announced on last Friday...

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Industry 4.0: is Brazil ready for the change? INDUSTRY 4.0: IS BRAZIL READY FOR THE CHANGE?

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Aug 17, 2018

During Brazil’s worst recession on record, no economic sector lost more than industry. For 14 months in a row, Brazilian industry posted negative results. As a result, the industry started to account for a smaller share of the GDP - even in a s...

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Biopharma Trends 2018: Towards Industry 4.0 BIOPHARMA TRENDS 2018: TOWARDS INDUSTRY 4.0

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Aug 16, 2018

At Biopharma Trends 2018: Towards Industry 4.0, international experts from The Medicine Maker Power List, NIBRT, and the wider biopharmaceutical industry will come together to debate the feasibility of Industry 4.0 - and discuss elements of the fourt...

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Industry 4.0 - How to Boost your Company INDUSTRY 4.0 - HOW TO BOOST YOUR COMPANY'S AGILITY, FLEXIBILITY & INNOVATIVENESS

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Aug 16, 2018

The future is smart! Manufacturing supply chains are confronted with ever more demanding customers, disruptive innovation, and increased competitive pressure. Are you looking to boost your company’s agility, flexibility, and innovativeness?

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The Role of Smart Sensors in Manufacturing THE ROLE OF SMART SENSORS IN MANUFACTURING

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Aug 15, 2018

Sensors have played a role in manufacturing for years, but until recently they have been largely constrained by issues such as system noise, signal attenuation, and response dynamics. Today, integration of local computing power and the Internet of Th...

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In Modern Manufacturing, It IN MODERN MANUFACTURING, IT'S INNOVATE OR DIE

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Aug 15, 2018

In his groundbreaking 2012 book, the Business Model Innovation Factory, Saul Kaplan argued that companies must treat their business models much like products. They should be constantly assessed, redesigned, prototyped and tested.

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JinkoSolar and Hanwha Q CELLS update US manufacturing plans JINKOSOLAR AND HANWHA Q CELLS UPDATE US MANUFACTURING PLANS

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Aug 14, 2018

‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) members JinkoSolar and Hanwha Q CELLS have both updated plans to start solar module assembly manufacturing in the US, post the US Section 201 trade case. Leading SMSL, JinkoSolar which continues to add...

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YIN USA Smart Factory Industry 4.0 YIN USA SMART FACTORY INDUSTRY 4.0

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Aug 14, 2018

Industry 4.0 introduces the smart factory, in which cyber-physical systems monitor the physical processes of the factory and make decentralized decisions. The physical systems become the Internet of Things, communicating and cooperating both with eac...

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Solar modules manufacturing SOLAR MODULES MANUFACTURING

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Aug 13, 2018

Focusing on building long-term partnerships with our customers and suppliers, Dehui Solar carries out the globalized marketing and sales strategies. Our professional team has over 8 years industry experience in manufacturing, quality controlling, and...

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Toxics from manufacturing turn up in public water systems TOXICS FROM MANUFACTURING TURN UP IN PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS

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Aug 13, 2018

Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house alone a...

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Closing the manufacturing skills gap CLOSING THE MANUFACTURING SKILLS GAP

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Aug 13, 2018

Washington-based manufacturing business have a problem: they are short on skilled workers that can quickly adapt to ever-changing machinery and technology. Skagit Valley College (SVC) has recognized this and is updating its manufacturing technology p...

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Creating a Digital Strategy for Manufacturing CREATING A DIGITAL STRATEGY FOR MANUFACTURING

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Aug 12, 2018

Manufacturing has been shaped and then reshaped by multiple disruptive waves. A mechanical revolution was the first one to revolutionize the manufacturing industry. It was followed by waves of Industrial Automation and Robots. They took manufacturing...

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Maximize Value-Added Services in Manufacturing MAXIMIZE VALUE-ADDED SERVICES IN MANUFACTURING

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Aug 10, 2018

Microsoft Services business and technology experts describe how Manufacturers can better leverage their data for value-added services that will increase revenues and gain competitive advantage.

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Pushing additive manufacturing to the molecular limit PUSHING ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TO THE MOLECULAR LIMIT

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Aug 10, 2018

New research proves advanced materials containing molecules that switch states in response to environmental stimuli can be fabricated using 3D printing. Victor Sans from the Faculty of Engineering at University of Nottingham, explains. There is a pro...

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Best states for manufacturing BEST STATES FOR MANUFACTURING

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Aug 10, 2018

What makes a great state for manufacturing? It takes a combination of factors, like an existing industrial base, the availability of talent, investment incentives, and favorable tax and regulatory environments. Here are Global Trade’s choices f...

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When Manufacturing Forces Collide WHEN MANUFACTURING FORCES COLLIDE

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Aug 08, 2018

In physics, a collision is defined as an encounter between particles resulting in exchange or transformation of energy. Within the MEP National Network, we don’t work with particles, but we do see collisions of this type all the time. Companies...

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Leveraging AR for Smart Manufacturing LEVERAGING AR FOR SMART MANUFACTURING

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Aug 07, 2018

Fujitsu Network Communications and Fujitsu Labs entered into a cocreation endeavor called the Digital AR Workbench Project. The project is an application to support the concept of Industry 4.0 that improves productivity and greatly reduces operation ...

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Sanitizing Food Manufacturing Equipment a Big Responsibility SANITIZING FOOD MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT A BIG RESPONSIBILITY

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Aug 07, 2018

How much work you have to do to clean up after you prepare a meal at home depends on how many people you served. The more people you served, the more dishes you have to wash, generally speaking. You may only need to load a couple of dishes into your ...

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The Fundamentals of SOLIDWORKS Design to Manufacture THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SOLIDWORKS DESIGN TO MANUFACTURE

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Aug 06, 2018

The Fundamentals of solidworks Design to Manufacture. Traditional design to manufacturing systems waste time, effort, and money. But, with the solidworks Design to Manufacturing Process, you can implement a fully seamless, integrated design to a manu...

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Worldwide 3D printing spending to reach $23B in 2022 WORLDWIDE 3D PRINTING SPENDING TO REACH $23B IN 2022

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Aug 06, 2018

Worldwide 3D printing spending will reach $23B in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). The growth rate for 3D printing hardware, materials, software, and ser...

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Is MES important for implementing Industry 4.0 or Smart Manufacturing IS MES IMPORTANT FOR IMPLEMENTING INDUSTRY 4.0 OR SMART MANUFACTURING

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Aug 04, 2018

A number of terms have emerged to describe the current manufacturing transformation: smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and the Model-Based enterprise are most prominent among them. Regardless of which term i...

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How Virtual Reality is Changing the Manufacturing Game HOW VIRTUAL REALITY IS CHANGING THE MANUFACTURING GAME

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Aug 03, 2018

It’s no longer just for gaming! Virtual Reality (VR), sometimes referred to as Augmented Reality (AR), is shaking things up across all industries, including manufacturing. While the technology is currently being employed mainly by large manufac...

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Design Process of 3D-Printed Firearms Could Deter Malicious Users DESIGN PROCESS OF 3D-PRINTED FIREARMS COULD DETER MALICIOUS USERS

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Aug 03, 2018

3D printing has been around for over 30 years, and became a highly-utilized tool in the last 10 to 15 years. These machines have been used to create jewelry, toys, and action figures (just to mention a few). With the rise of open-source online bluepr...

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Overview of Digitized Manufacturing OVERVIEW OF DIGITIZED MANUFACTURING

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Aug 03, 2018

The potential for the machine shop of the future is here now. It’s a data-driven manufacturing environment that seamlessly connects your process, machines, robots, equipment, and all the other elements of your operation. It’s an adaptive ...

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Audi and Ericsson to pioneer 5G for automotive manufacturing AUDI AND ERICSSON TO PIONEER 5G FOR AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 03, 2018

Audi and Ericsson plan to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production. At Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, the two companies agreed on a range of activities exploring the potential of 5G as a future-proof communication...

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Improving the US manufacturing environment IMPROVING THE US MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

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Aug 02, 2018

The last few years have seen renewed growth for manufacturing in the United States, both in terms of output and as a percentage of the labor force. A PriceWaterhouseCoopers report credits that phenomenon to a growing economy, workforce quality, tax p...

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In-process monitoring systems for metal additive manufacturing IN-PROCESS MONITORING SYSTEMS FOR METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Aug 01, 2018

As additive manufacturing (AM) enters serial production, new approaches for quality assurance are needed. For this, a range of new process monitoring systems is available. Some solutions are provided by AM system manufacturers for their own systems, ...

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Additive Manufacturing with Six Sigma Repeatability Combined with the Industry’s Fastest Throughput and Time-To-Part ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH SIX SIGMA REPEATABILITY COMBINED WITH THE INDUSTRY’S FASTEST THROUGHPUT AND TIME-TO-PART

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Aug 01, 2018

New digital molding technology from 3D Systems is revolutionizing the direct production of 3D printed plastic parts, and it is doing so at scale. 3D Systems not only invented the tool-less plastic parts manufacturing process, but laboratory testing h...

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Why Your Company Should Invest in 3D Printing WHY YOUR COMPANY SHOULD INVEST IN 3D PRINTING

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Aug 01, 2018

Are you wondering if your company should invest in 3D printing? You'll learn: How outsourcing compares to in-house printing, Six reasons for investing in a 3D printer may be the right move for your business, The impacts of buying a printer can ha...

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Cutting Edge Manufacturing Processes CUTTING EDGE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

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Aug 01, 2018

Discover the cutting edge production processes of Faresin Industries. Technology and innovation for the best products in the category. In business since 1997, Cutting Edge Manufacturing is a Small Women Owned Business with 8 full-time employees with ...

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Lockheed Martin Deploys Augmented Reality for Spacecraft Manufacturing LOCKHEED MARTIN DEPLOYS AUGMENTED REALITY FOR SPACECRAFT MANUFACTURING

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Aug 01, 2018

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s space division is using augmented reality headsets and software to speed up the time it takes for engineers to learn about and conduct manufacturing processes on spacecraft, said Yvonne Hodge, the division’s vice p...

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The Brightest Manufacturing Hotspots within SEA THE BRIGHTEST MANUFACTURING HOTSPOTS WITHIN SEA

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Aug 01, 2018

We’re at JLL Event in Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, talking Vietnam - Southeast Asia New Industrial Powerhouse. Stephen Wyatt, Country Head of JLL Vietnam and Greg Ohan, Deputy CEO of BW Industrial Development JSC take us on a journey across ...

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Manufacturing Sector Grew at a Slower Rate in July MANUFACTURING SECTOR GREW AT A SLOWER RATE IN JULY

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Aug 01, 2018

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 58.1 points in July, down 2.1 percentage points from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. July’s reading indicates the twenty-third consecutive month of expansion in manufa...

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Digital Marketing for The Manufacturing Industry DIGITAL MARKETING FOR THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jul 31, 2018

Marketing is not historically a high priority for the manufacturing industry. According to recent studies, the average manufacturer spends 8% of their annual budget on an advertisement, generating leads, and making business deals. However, that 8% ca...

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Regional Food Manufacturer Invests in their People for Business Improvement REGIONAL FOOD MANUFACTURER INVESTS IN THEIR PEOPLE FOR BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT

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Jul 31, 2018

Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation is a private label, contract, and food service manufacturer headquartered in Chester, Illinois.  The organization produces over 8,000 items for more than 500 different private label brands across 14 manufacturing fac...

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What is Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)? WHAT IS MANUFACTURING EXECUTION SYSTEMS (MES)?

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Jul 31, 2018

Every step in the manufacturing process generates gigabytes of valuable data every time it's run. Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) track, control and document these steps in real-time helping manufacturers optimize production by understandin...

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As GM Smart Manufacturing Grows, So Does The Number Of Robots AS GM SMART MANUFACTURING GROWS, SO DOES THE NUMBER OF ROBOTS

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Jul 31, 2018

General Motors has embraced smart manufacturing through its Zero Down Time robot program in partnership with Japan’s Fanuc three years ago. Today, the robots only continue to multiply. Dan Grieshaber, GM’s director of global manufacturing...

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IoT Project Showcase from Top Manufacturing Companies IOT PROJECT SHOWCASE FROM TOP MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

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Jul 31, 2018

Manufacturers from across the Midwest gathered in Chicago to discuss the biggest trend facing their industry: The Industrial Internet of Things. Here are the top takeaways from The Internet of Manufacturing Midwest (#IoTMan) conference. Predictive ma...

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Robotics in Manufacturing ROBOTICS IN MANUFACTURING

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Jul 30, 2018

Robotics Industries Association (RIA), the robotics industry trade group, reported in February 2018 that the robotics industry in North America set new growth records in 2017. Robot shipments in 2017 surpassed all previous records with shipments of a...

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A Passion for Electronics Manufacturing A PASSION FOR ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING

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Jul 30, 2018

My passion for electronics started in elementary school when I wanted to figure out why one of the floppy disks stopped working. From there, I began to understand how computers worked. After that I was hooked; I took apart all sorts of electronics fr...

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Additive Design & Manufacturing Takes Off! ADDITIVE DESIGN & MANUFACTURING TAKES OFF!

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Jul 30, 2018

We're feeling extra inventive! Why? We're growing our additive design and manufacturing (ADaM) capabilities and unleashing innovation and unlocking productivity as a result. Design for additive manufacturing is design for manufacturability as...

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Siemens raises up 21st century workforce at Manufacturing in America SIEMENS RAISES UP 21ST CENTURY WORKFORCE AT MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA

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Jul 30, 2018

Siemens sees a need to cultivate the next generation of workers. We meet this need by hosting a Student Zone at our annual Manufacturing in America conference in Detroit, MI. Student Zone is an all-day event filled with educational workshops and hand...

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Manufacturing and Trump’s Deregulation Agenda MANUFACTURING AND TRUMP’S DEREGULATION AGENDA

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Jul 30, 2018

During Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency, he made advancing American manufacturing a foundation of his economic platform and promised to reduce the sector’s federal regulatory burden. In 2014, the National Association of Manufact...

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Accidents In The Manufacturing Industry ACCIDENTS IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jul 30, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), over 350 workers were fatally injured in manufacturing accidents in 2015. That is 350-plus hard-working employees who lost their lives while simply doing their job. What makes this statistic even mor...

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Top 6 Mistakes to Avoid in High Volume Electronics Manufacturing TOP 6 MISTAKES TO AVOID IN HIGH VOLUME ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING

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Jul 27, 2018

It’s important to consider all risks and challenges that might occur and to plan for those when you move into high volume manufacturing. Work with contract manufacturing on design, timelines, and costs to give you a 360º view of your proje...

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Smart Manufacturing Platform Ranking SMART MANUFACTURING PLATFORM RANKING

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Jul 26, 2018

ABI Research ranked these platforms based on their proven innovation/implementation criteria framework. ABI Research analyzed each platform on its innovation, out-of-the-box thinking, and plans to deploy and support transformative technologies, such ...

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3D printing helping advance medical treatment 3D PRINTING HELPING ADVANCE MEDICAL TREATMENT

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Jul 26, 2018

Printing body parts is not just for science fiction. It’s done by Brazilian company BioArchitects, founded four years ago by young entrepreneur Felipe Marques. Just out of college with a degree in economics, he saw potential in investing in med...

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Evo 3D printed dental implants backed by BGF £4m investment EVO 3D PRINTED DENTAL IMPLANTS BACKED BY BGF £4M INVESTMENT

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Jul 26, 2018

London-headquartered Evo, a surgical and high-precision engineering company that provides bespoke one-day full jaw dental implant treatment has received a GBP4 million investment from BGF, the UK's most active investor in growing businesses.

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What Can We Learn from a European Manufacturing Powerhouse? WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM A EUROPEAN MANUFACTURING POWERHOUSE?

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Jul 25, 2018

The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, is in Washington, DC today to meet with President Trump in an attempt to calm the burgeoning trade dispute between the United States and the European Union. Looks like they’re havin...

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Inside Look at Graco Manufacturing INSIDE LOOK AT GRACO MANUFACTURING

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Jul 25, 2018

Shelley Ostrander, Manufacturing Cell Manager for Graco, explains how manufacturing and marketing teams work together to create forecasts and manufacture products to deliver customers what they need when they need it.

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Workers may use RoboGloves to handle 3D printed parts at GM assembly plant WORKERS MAY USE ROBOGLOVES TO HANDLE 3D PRINTED PARTS AT GM ASSEMBLY PLANT

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Jul 25, 2018

General Motors is using various new technologies such as robotic arm and 3D printing at its assembly plants. At a General Motors Assembly plant in Michigan, workers may gain grasp-assist from a wearable device called RoboGlove to handle 3D printed pa...

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17 Manufacturing Business Ideas for 2019 17 MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS FOR 2019

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Jul 25, 2018

Introducing top 17 profitable manufacturing business ideas for 2019. Looking for starting your own business in 2019? Then, must watch these 17 profitable manufacturing business ideas for starting your own business in 2019.

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Advanced materials and additive manufacturing alliance forms in Colorado ADVANCED MATERIALS AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING ALLIANCE FORMS IN COLORADO

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Jul 25, 2018

Carbon fiber material recycling specialist Vartega and the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association on July 24 announced the formation of the Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure Development and Education (AMIDE) Alliance. Th...

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Manufacturers Increasingly Pass Rising Costs on to Clients MANUFACTURERS INCREASINGLY PASS RISING COSTS ON TO CLIENTS

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Jul 25, 2018

Let’s begin with the Richmond Fed regional manufacturing index which was better than expected. Factories are increasingly paying higher prices for raw materials and shipping, with many passing these higher costs to their customers.

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Additive Manufacturing Expands its Footprint at IMTS 2018 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING EXPANDS ITS FOOTPRINT AT IMTS 2018

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Jul 24, 2018

Additive manufacturing (AM) will have an increased presence at the 2018 edition of The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), with more AM exhibits and content available to attendees than ever before. Why? There are a few big reasons.

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Amazing Modern Ammunition Manufacturing Process AMAZING MODERN AMMUNITION MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Jul 23, 2018

A bullet is a projectile, often a pointed metal cylinder, that is shot from a firearm. The bullet is usually part of an ammunition cartridge, the object that contains the bullet and that is inserted into the firearm. Cartridges are often called bulle...

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How Good Job Descriptions Help Manufacturers Attract Skilled Employees HOW GOOD JOB DESCRIPTIONS HELP MANUFACTURERS ATTRACT SKILLED EMPLOYEES

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Jul 23, 2018

When seeking out a new job, potential employees want to understand what will be expected of them and how they will be evaluated if brought onboard; on the other hand, employers want to be sure they are interviewing the right candidates for the right ...

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Ebike manufacturing and assembly EBIKE MANUFACTURING AND ASSEMBLY

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Jul 23, 2018

Because of breakthrough technology developments over the last several years, there is a wide range of options available in an electric bike, motor, and battery technologies. These technologies have made E-Bikes faster, more powerful, safer while goin...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s ho...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlay...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavi...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit ...

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Honda Manufacturing of Indiana Makes Little Libraries HONDA MANUFACTURING OF INDIANA MAKES LITTLE LIBRARIES

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Jul 23, 2018

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana associates helps the Greensburg-Decatur County Contractual Library with outreach by building Free Little Libraries.

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30 Easy-To-Start Manufacturing Business Ideas List 30 EASY-TO-START MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS LIST

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Jul 23, 2018

If you are searching for manufacturing business ideas, then watch the best 30 businesses. Easy-To-Start manufacturing business ideas list. The manufacturing business is always a profitable business if you can choose the right business. Before startin...

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Uncertainty is beginning to impact the UK’s manufacturing sector UNCERTAINTY IS BEGINNING TO IMPACT THE UK’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

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Jul 23, 2018

UK manufacturing has a lot to contend with. Coming to terms with the digitalization of the factory process, recruiting skilled labor, providing adequate training, boosting productivity and investment, let alone regulation and trade barriers. Manufact...

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Additive Manufacturing Is Driven By Materials ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IS DRIVEN BY MATERIALS

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Jul 21, 2018

When we think of additive manufacturing, we tend to think about the machines-the 3D printers capable of building parts bit by bit and fashioning never-before-seen part geometries. As new processes arrive and additive manufacturing machines continue t...

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Should Manufacturers Use Video in Their Marketing Mixes? SHOULD MANUFACTURERS USE VIDEO IN THEIR MARKETING MIXES?

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Jul 20, 2018

As a consumer, it’s nearly impossible to get away from videos, advertising or otherwise. To give you a numeric sense of our collective obsession with online moving images: Since last year, YouTube has started registering over a billion hours of...

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3D printed surfboard fins help surfers optimize performance and catch extra waves 3D PRINTED SURFBOARD FINS HELP SURFERS OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE AND CATCH EXTRA WAVES

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Jul 20, 2018

Balance might be the only thing on your mind the first time you stand on a surfboard, but the experienced surfers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) are all thinking about equipment. About those little tweaks to board design and materials that c...

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Why digitalization is the key to transforming development and manufacturing WHY DIGITALIZATION IS THE KEY TO TRANSFORMING DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING

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Jul 20, 2018

Why digitalization is the key to transforming development and manufacturing - Dassault Systemes. The Life Sciences industry is under mounting pressure. Physicians, payers, and patients - all demanding more. In this video, we reveal why there's on...

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Three Tips For Manufacturers To Optimize Their Websites THREE TIPS FOR MANUFACTURERS TO OPTIMIZE THEIR WEBSITES

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Jul 19, 2018

Today’s manufacturing buyers rely on online search engines to research and find potential suppliers. If you are in this industry, you know how hard it can be to compete. The best way to get ahead is easy: Optimize your website to ensure potenti...

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Is Your Intellectual Property At Risk? IS YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AT RISK?

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Jul 19, 2018

Industry 4.0 has revolutionized the manufacturing and industrial space by introducing new technologies, making it possible to enhance productivity, visibility, connectivity, and profitability like never before.

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Digital Design and Additive Manufacturing Make Custom Carbon Fiber Bikes More Affordable DIGITAL DESIGN AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING MAKE CUSTOM CARBON FIBER BIKES MORE AFFORDABLE

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Jul 19, 2018

Bicycle design and production, like pretty much everything else these days, is being impacted by new technologies. Digital design tools, robotics, additive manufacturing (3D printing), and material science now enable new, exciting, and some surprisin...

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Manufacturers Struggle with Steel Tariffs MANUFACTURERS STRUGGLE WITH STEEL TARIFFS

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Jul 19, 2018

Manufacturers are complaining about tariffs. Manufacturers in all Districts expressed concern about tariffs and in many Districts reported higher prices and supply disruptions that they attributed to the new trade policies.

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Guide to SLS & MJF Automated Powder Removal with Innovative Fusillade Technology GUIDE TO SLS & MJF AUTOMATED POWDER REMOVAL WITH INNOVATIVE FUSILLADE TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 18, 2018

Initially, when we think of 3D printing, we imagine a strictly additive process stacking wafer-thin layers one by one. Each layer is either contributing to the end-user part or the support structure to maintain the build integrity throughout the prin...

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KPIT Smart Connected Manufacturing KPIT SMART CONNECTED MANUFACTURING

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Jul 18, 2018

KPIT focuses on Journeys to Excellence in manufacturing across the value chain of Model - Make - Move - Manage. This video provides a look behind the scenes of a Smart Connected Manufacturer. It provides a glimpse of how Digital technologies integrat...

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Industry 4.0: Reinvigorating ASEAN manufacturing for the future INDUSTRY 4.0: REINVIGORATING ASEAN MANUFACTURING FOR THE FUTURE

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Jul 18, 2018

New digital technologies can help Southeast Asian manufacturers reassert their place in the global landscape. No industry is immune to the disruptions brought by digital technologies. While media, telecommunications, and banking have been among the f...

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ABB’s Transformer design and manufacturing platform ABB’S TRANSFORMER DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PLATFORM

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Jul 18, 2018

The TrafoStar platform, used widely for over 20 years, combines the best principles of transformer design and manufacturing and continues to be the standard in ABB facilities around the world. The 20,000th TrafoStar transformer was delivered in Janua...

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Carbon To Replace Metal In Manufacturing CARBON TO REPLACE METAL IN MANUFACTURING

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Jul 18, 2018

In the near future, carbon is expected to replace metals in many applications of manufacturing goods. It could even be used to develop smart clothing capable of charging a cell phone. To prepare for a carbon renaissance, engineers at the Nanoworld La...

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Taking in Thailand TAKING IN THAILAND'S FOOD MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

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Jul 18, 2018

Dumbfounded, I blinked at former Editor-in-Chief Bernie Pacyniak when he posed the question back in April. Bernie asked me at the end one of our standard 10:30 a.m. meetings, which usually involved an equal mix of housekeeping matters, progress updat...

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ATI acquires additive manufacturing firm Addaero Aerospace Manufacturing ATI ACQUIRES ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FIRM ADDAERO AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING

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Jul 17, 2018

Allegheny Technologies today announced it has acquired New Britain, Connecticut-based Addaero Manufacturing (Addaero), a metal alloy additive manufacturing company that works in the aerospace and defense industries. Addaero Manufacturing was establis...

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Toyota Avalon Manufacturing TOYOTA AVALON MANUFACTURING

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Jul 17, 2018

The Toyota Avalon is a full-size car produced by Toyota in the United States and Japan and is Toyota's largest front-wheel-drive sedan in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Middle East. It was also produced in Australia from April 20...

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Lockheed, Arconic Partner to Develop Aerospace Materials, Additive Manufacturing Processes LOCKHEED, ARCONIC PARTNER TO DEVELOP AEROSPACE MATERIALS, ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

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Jul 17, 2018

Lockheed Martin and Arconic have signed a two-year partnership agreement to develop materials and processes for the production of aerospace and defense technology platforms. Both companies aim to create lightweight material and metal three-dimensiona...

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The Biggest Challenges Manufacturers Face in Industrial Robot Implementation THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES MANUFACTURERS FACE IN INDUSTRIAL ROBOT IMPLEMENTATION

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Jul 17, 2018

Implementing industrial robots in a manufacturing setting isn’t as simple as buying the robot and plugging it in. There are many different financial and logistical considerations to take into account before a robot can productively automate any...

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World Liquid Fertilizer Spreaders Market with Manufacturing Process Analysis and Market Concentration Rate till 2023 WORLD LIQUID FERTILIZER SPREADERS MARKET WITH MANUFACTURING PROCESS ANALYSIS AND MARKET CONCENTRATION RATE TILL 2023

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Jul 16, 2018

This report analysis the global Liquid Fertilizer Spreaders market status and forecast, categorizes the global Liquid Fertilizer Spreaders market size (value volume) by manufacturers, type, application, and region. A detailed qualitative analysis of ...

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Metrology Makes Manufacturing Smart METROLOGY MAKES MANUFACTURING SMART

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Jul 14, 2018

“A few years ago, this session would have been dedicated to quality engineers,” said Norbert Hanke, president of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. Speaking at HxGN Live, parent company Hexagon AB’s annual conference in Las Vegas, ...

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US tariffs could have major impact on global manufacturing, consumers US TARIFFS COULD HAVE MAJOR IMPACT ON GLOBAL MANUFACTURING, CONSUMERS

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Jul 13, 2018

As the Trump Administration’s tariffs bite down, more companies are going to feel the financial crunch. But in the end, they won’t be the biggest losers in a trade war because it may be the consumer who stands to be hit the hardest.

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Investing in Advanced Domestic Manufacturing INVESTING IN ADVANCED DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING

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Jul 13, 2018

There’s new technology that can improve drug quality, address shortages of medicines, lower drug costs, and bring pharmaceutical manufacturing back to the United States. At the FDA, we’re focused on propelling these innovations, collectiv...

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Senator Hopes to Forge the Future with Manufacturing Summer Camps SENATOR HOPES TO FORGE THE FUTURE WITH MANUFACTURING SUMMER CAMPS

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Jul 12, 2018

Ah, summertime - the time of year when many young children run off to camp. I’m getting nostalgic just thinking about the summers I spent at camp when I was a kid. There’s a camp out there for all kids, no matter what they’re intere...

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Optimizing Manufacturing and Production Processes OPTIMIZING MANUFACTURING AND PRODUCTION PROCESSES

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Jul 12, 2018

Bringing a product to market is rarely straightforward. Without the right technology or process in place to support each stage of design, development, and production, companies often face significant cost and efficiency challenges. Failing to thoroug...

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Why Are You Proud to be in American Manufacturing? WHY ARE YOU PROUD TO BE IN AMERICAN MANUFACTURING?

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Jul 11, 2018

American manufacturing begins with innovation. There are more than 12.5 million manufacturing workers in the United States that utilize these innovations every day, whether it be the operation of cutting-edge machinery or something as simple as the u...

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Why does Industry 4.0 need more bandwidth? WHY DOES INDUSTRY 4.0 NEED MORE BANDWIDTH?

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Jul 11, 2018

With industrial automation requirements ever increasing to meet demand, the necessity to have higher bandwidth is important.  John Browett, CLPA General Manager for Europe explains how 1GB Ethernet can support Industry 4.0.

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What is Industry 4.0? WHAT IS INDUSTRY 4.0?

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Jul 11, 2018

From cyber-physical systems to the Internet of Things, John Browett, General Manager for CLPA Europe, gives an overview of Industry 4.0 and what it could mean for your business.

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Industry 4.0 is not just a vision, it is a journey that starts here INDUSTRY 4.0 IS NOT JUST A VISION, IT IS A JOURNEY THAT STARTS HERE

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Jul 11, 2018

The path to Industry 4.0 has challenges for factory operators and their suppliers. ADI is accelerating this journey by delivering next-generation flexibility and connectivity solutions today while future-proofing your investments for what comes next....

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Oerlikon partners with Lufthansa Technik on additive manufacturing for aircraft MRO OERLIKON PARTNERS WITH LUFTHANSA TECHNIK ON ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR AIRCRAFT MRO

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Jul 11, 2018

Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish processes for additive manufacturing (AM) in aircraft MRO. Lufthansa Technik, a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, provides maintenance, repair, and over...

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What’s wrong with Industry 4.0 and how to fix it? WHAT’S WRONG WITH INDUSTRY 4.0 AND HOW TO FIX IT?

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Jul 10, 2018

A few weeks ago, Elon Musk tweeted that “humans are underrated” and that heavy automation didn’t have the results expected in Tesla’s gigafactory. Isn’t it a great example of what’s wrong with digital transformatio...

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Regulatory Labeling for the Food and Beverage Industry REGULATORY LABELING FOR THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

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Jul 10, 2018

In recent memory, no time has more effectively demonstrated the challenges facing the food and beverage industry than spring 2018. In addition to a widely publicized recall of romaine lettuce, several other companies have instituted noteworthy produc...

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Manufacturing Innovation: They Don’t Make Paper Like They Used To! MANUFACTURING INNOVATION: THEY DON’T MAKE PAPER LIKE THEY USED TO!

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Jul 10, 2018

During a recent vacation to Italy, my wife and I had the opportunity to tour the Museo della Carta (Paper Museum) in the town of Amalfi. One source I came across referred to this museum as “a jewel of industrial archaeology,” and I fully ...

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Manufacturing and Employment Reports Impress MANUFACTURING AND EMPLOYMENT REPORTS IMPRESS

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Jul 09, 2018

American manufacturers were fairly optimistic in June with the index coming in at 60.2, up 1.5 points on the day. Supplier delivery times actually increased, which pushes this index higher because it means there’s more manufacturing to do. Howe...

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Parental Misconceptions of Manufacturing Careers PARENTAL MISCONCEPTIONS OF MANUFACTURING CAREERS

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Jul 08, 2018

A serious misconception is that manufacturing is dirty, dark or dangerous; and isn’t seen as an optimal career choice. The reality is that manufacturing is an advanced, high-value industry that represents innovation and technology.

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A Small Manufacturer Solves the Cybersecurity Puzzle A SMALL MANUFACTURER SOLVES THE CYBERSECURITY PUZZLE

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Jul 06, 2018

Atlas Tool Works is a small family-owned company that provides specialized machining and turning of tight tolerance parts, precision sheet metal fabrication, metal stamping, and complex engineered assemblies. It has 72 employees, and a long history o...

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Social Media for Manufacturers SOCIAL MEDIA FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Jul 05, 2018

The tweet. These days, it seems that when you hear about Twitter it’s usually because a celebrity, politician, or even virtual nobody has posted an online faux-pas, resulting in a swift backlash that causes a public apology at best and career s...

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Developments and trends in 3D printing DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN 3D PRINTING

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Jul 05, 2018

The 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing State of the Industry Report, published by Wohlers Associates in 2018, predicts that the adoption of additive manufacturing in the workplace will continue to expand, with the sale of additive manufacturing p...

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List of Small Scale Manufacturing Business Ideas LIST OF SMALL SCALE MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS

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Jul 05, 2018

Are you searching for small manufacturing business ideas that cost little to start? Throughout the world, small-scale manufacturing is considered as a profitable business for startup entrepreneurs. Some of the most lucrative industries are light engi...

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20 Extremely Profitable Manufacturing Business Ideas 20 EXTREMELY PROFITABLE MANUFACTURING BUSINESS IDEAS

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Jul 05, 2018

Looking for profitable manufacturing business ideas? then, watch these 20 Extremely profitable manufacturing business ideas to start your own manufacturing business in 2018.

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Non-Manufacturing Sector Growth Accelerated in June NON-MANUFACTURING SECTOR GROWTH ACCELERATED IN JUNE

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Jul 05, 2018

The ISM Non-Manufacturing Index registered 59.1 points in June, 0.5 percentage point above May’s figure. This was the 101st consecutive month of expansion as a reading above 50 indicates growth. Seventeen non-manufacturing industries reported g...

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How Southco Is Using Technology To Connect To Industry 4.0 HOW SOUTHCO IS USING TECHNOLOGY TO CONNECT TO INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jul 05, 2018

Learn how Southco is using technology to connect to industry 4.0. This video explains how Southco is transforming its facilities into “smart” factories by connecting software with processes to increase efficiency while reducing defects, d...

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The History of Industry 4.0 THE HISTORY OF INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jul 04, 2018

Part 1 of this 5 part series, sees John Browett, General Manager for CLPA Europe, explain how automation technology has developed through the decades and how Industry 4.0 will depend on increased bandwidth moving forward.

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Transforming Manufacturing in Business 4.0 with Internet of Things TRANSFORMING MANUFACTURING IN BUSINESS 4.0 WITH INTERNET OF THINGS

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Jul 04, 2018

Watch this video and understand how IoT, AI & Robotics in the digital era are transforming manufacturing in Business 4.0. With the advent of the 4th Industrial revolution, enterprises looking to reimagine their manufacturing should look towards c...

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Celebrating The Independent American Manufacturer CELEBRATING THE INDEPENDENT AMERICAN MANUFACTURER

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Jul 03, 2018

In honor of the Fourth of July, Thomas is not only celebrating Independence Day but also celebrating the independent American manufacturers that contribute so much to our country throughout the year. And while there are many reasons to appreciate the...

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Decoding Tariff Impacts on US Electronics Manufacturing DECODING TARIFF IMPACTS ON US ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING

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Jul 02, 2018

There have been a lot of discussions recently about the impacts of the recently proposed tariff changes by the US Administration on Chinese goods. As we approach the up-and-coming implementation date of July 6th, 2018, the questions we’re getti...

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Manufacturing Sector Growth Rose in June MANUFACTURING SECTOR GROWTH ROSE IN JUNE

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Jul 02, 2018

The ISM Manufacturing Index registered 60.2 points in June, up 1.5 percentage points from the previous month, according to the Institute for Supply Management. June’s reading indicates the twenty-second consecutive month of expansion in manufac...

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The Journey to Manufacturing 4.0 THE JOURNEY TO MANUFACTURING 4.0

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Jul 02, 2018

Paul Tate, Manufacturing Leadership Council, explains the journey to Manufacturing 4.0, from starting small and scaling technology investments to wrapping processes and organizational structures around technology for corporate reinvention.

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The Myth Of The Manufacturing Summer Slowdown THE MYTH OF THE MANUFACTURING SUMMER SLOWDOWN

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Jul 02, 2018

Every year, thousands of manufacturers around the country shut down their plants and facilities for a few weeks in the summer. They do so for a variety of reasons - to allow for vacation time, to take care of deferred maintenance, or to retool for th...

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Future of Manufacturing: Factory of the Future FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING: FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

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Jul 01, 2018

The Factory of the Future certainly a buzzword but what do people mean when they refer to it? It’s an evolving definition but at its core, the factory of the future refers to the recognition that things are changing dramatically. When we think ...

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How to deal with the manufacturing labor shortage? HOW TO DEAL WITH THE MANUFACTURING LABOR SHORTAGE?

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Jul 01, 2018

As we talk more and more about industry 4.0, one might think that the biggest challenges of this fourth industrial revolution will be technological we’re not that sure about that! Indeed, the new industrial revolution represents major technolog...

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How To Adopt Industry 4.0 In Your Shop HOW TO ADOPT INDUSTRY 4.0 IN YOUR SHOP

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Jun 29, 2018

Fueled by new technology like the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Big Data, Industry 4.0 offers tremendous potential for improving operational efficiency and spurring growth. However, many manufacturers perceive Industry 4.0 adoption as more...

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With Industry 4.0 to Smart Factory WITH INDUSTRY 4.0 TO SMART FACTORY

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Jun 29, 2018

Complete networking of all processes in production and logistics with fully integrated and self-communicating production machines. All machine data are available in a Virtual Private Cloud!

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Trends in digital manufacturing TRENDS IN DIGITAL MANUFACTURING

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Jun 28, 2018

A recent Trends in Digital Manufacturing survey, jointly conducted by SME, a manufacturing association promoting advanced manufacturing technologies, and Plataine, a leading provider of Industrial IoT and AI-based manufacturing optimization solutions...

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The Impact of Manufacturing Day-and How to Get Involved THE IMPACT OF MANUFACTURING DAY-AND HOW TO GET INVOLVED

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Jun 26, 2018

Dark, dirty, dangerous. Unfortunately, this outdated perception of manufacturing persists to this day, and it can keep away new talent. By 2025, nearly 25 percent of the United States population is expected to be aged 60 or older, meaning many manufa...

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A Summer Road Trip Through Manufacturing History A SUMMER ROAD TRIP THROUGH MANUFACTURING HISTORY

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Jun 26, 2018

It’s finally summer, and that means warm weather, long weekends, and lazy, sun-soaked vacations. Some factories and shops even partially or fully shut down during the summer months, giving workers more time to spend with their loved ones.

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Additive manufacturing is the future, and it’s time we take it seriously ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IS THE FUTURE, AND IT’S TIME WE TAKE IT SERIOUSLY

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Jun 25, 2018

To benefit from the rise in additive manufacturing, Australia needs to move fast and get its act together, say experts Alex Kingsbury and Ian Gibson. Australia is seeing the dawn of a new age in manufacturing. The closure of the auto industry has hig...

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Harley-Davidson Will Shift Manufacturing Overseas To Avoid Tariffs HARLEY-DAVIDSON WILL SHIFT MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS TO AVOID TARIFFS

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Jun 25, 2018

Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle brand, will shift some manufacturing overseas in response to the raising of trade barriers on both sides of the Atlantic. In a filing made Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Wisconsin-b...

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How Blockchain Technology is Revolutionizing the Manufacturing Industry HOW BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jun 25, 2018

A good example here is SyncFab, a manufacturing supply chain blockchain – the world’s first peer-to-peer industrial marketplace for the manufacturing industry. The company aims to revolutionize the sphere by connecting buyers directly wit...

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Manufacturing In the Middle: Growth, Opportunity and New Challenges MANUFACTURING IN THE MIDDLE: GROWTH, OPPORTUNITY AND NEW CHALLENGES

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Jun 21, 2018

There is no one size fits all view when it comes to manufacturing. Large, advanced plants are using a plethora of advanced manufacturing processes, robots and data as a core part of their operations. There are emerging startups who are lean and able ...

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The Latest On Manufacturing Reshoring THE LATEST ON MANUFACTURING RESHORING

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Jun 21, 2018

There’s been a ton of speculation on the state of U.S. manufacturing over the past few years, especially as reshoring initiatives continue to gain traction across different industries. According to the Reshoring Initiative, an organization that...

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Which Countries Dominate the 2018 Manufacturing World Cup? WHICH COUNTRIES DOMINATE THE 2018 MANUFACTURING WORLD CUP?

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Jun 20, 2018

The U.S. Men's National Team might not have qualified for the big tournament this year, but there’s still plenty of excitement in our ranks about the 2018 FIFA World Cup. And since we are all nerds serious policy wonks here at the Alliance ...

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Power Industry 4.0 with Artificial Intelligence POWER INDUSTRY 4.0 WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 20, 2018

Bring in next-gen manufacturing and achieve up to 80% effort saving with Tech Mahindra AI based Automation! Learn how you can reduce machine failure, improve quality control, increase productivity & lower costs with Artificial Intelligence and cr...

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The Drive Toward Digital Transformation in Manufacturing THE DRIVE TOWARD DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 19, 2018

While manufacturers have traditionally been hesitant to invest in their operations due to cost, a recent National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) survey of more than 500 manufacturers reveals that 65% plan to increase capital spending in the comin...

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Intelligent Manufacturing in Industry 4.0 INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING IN INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jun 19, 2018

The whole manufacturing industry is going through a massive transformation as relevant as the transition to automation and robotics. This time, the transformation goes deeper into the link between manufacturing and the supply chain and within the man...

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10 Tips For Using RFID Technology In Manufacturing 10 TIPS FOR USING RFID TECHNOLOGY IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 18, 2018

Since their inception, RFID (radio frequency identification) tags have largely been a highly useful but overlooked tool across various industries like manufacturing. Until recently, companies are beginning to realize the benefits of RFID, like its lo...

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Should Manufacturing Applications be hosted on Cloud SHOULD MANUFACTURING APPLICATIONS BE HOSTED ON CLOUD

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Jun 18, 2018

The last couple of decades have witnessed the emergence of multiple disruptive technologies. They have defined, rather redefined the computing world. 90s saw an explosion in personal computing, thanks to lower cost PCs and an introduction of user-fri...

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Building a Foundation for Digital Manufacturing BUILDING A FOUNDATION FOR DIGITAL MANUFACTURING

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Jun 18, 2018

The digital revolution is now breaching the walls of manufacturing, with a wave of new data acquisition and processing capabilities. Manufacturers are seeing the opportunities of this digital transformation of the industry (aka Digital Manufacturing)...

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The Product Development Life Cycle THE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE

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Jun 18, 2018

It starts with an idea. And with careful planning, quality production, and continued maintenance, your ideas can come to fruition with the help of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing's expertise in 3D printing and advanced manufacturing. Let's tak...

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Trends in Digital Manufacturing 2018 TRENDS IN DIGITAL MANUFACTURING 2018

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Jun 16, 2018

Manufacturers are now facing unprecedented challenges of complexity and growth while connected technology, often known as Industry 4.0 or Industrial IoT, brings the possibility of building the ‘Digital Factory’: an industrial facility whe...

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How to Evolve your Manufacturing Environment to an Ultimate State HOW TO EVOLVE YOUR MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT TO AN ULTIMATE STATE

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Jun 15, 2018

Cisco Live just wrapped this week, and we had a lot of great conversations with customers who are looking to evolve their manufacturing operations and achieve an ultimate state. Many of these conversations revolved around how to improve their factory...

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Building An Industry 4.0 Workforce BUILDING AN INDUSTRY 4.0 WORKFORCE

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Jun 15, 2018

With the introduction of new technologies, Industry 4.0 has changed how manufacturing works. As a result, it’s also changed who is needed to work within the industry. While traditional skills like machining and tooling are tremendously valuable...

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Smart Factories - Justifying The Technology Behind Industrie 4.0 SMART FACTORIES - JUSTIFYING THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND INDUSTRIE 4.0

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Jun 14, 2018

Digital technologies including cyber-physical systems, IoT, and cloud computing have the potential to affect every aspect of manufacturing. Factory managers and operations executives are tasked with assessing the value of smart, connected technologie...

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Digital pricing: The perfect solution for a major aircraft manufacturer DIGITAL PRICING: THE PERFECT SOLUTION FOR A MAJOR AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURER

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Jun 13, 2018

Our client, a global manufacturing giant with annual revenue of around $13 billion from aftermarket services, used an in-house group to set prices and sell spare parts for the bigger machines that it manufactures. One of the client’s key object...

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Trends in Digital Manufacturing TRENDS IN DIGITAL MANUFACTURING

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Jun 13, 2018

Manufacturers are now facing unprecedented challenges of complexity and growth while connected technology, often known as Industry 4.0 or Industrial IoT, brings the possibility of building the ‘Digital Factory’: an industrial facility whe...

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Nearshore Manufacturing in Mexico NEARSHORE MANUFACTURING IN MEXICO

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Jun 12, 2018

Nearshore Manufacturing is a cost-effective way to manufacture in neighboring countries for closer product distribution, skilled labor, trade benefits, and financial stability. In recent years nearshoring has become best practice for manufacturers an...

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Additive Manufacturing of Customized Medical Devices ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF CUSTOMIZED MEDICAL DEVICES

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Jun 11, 2018

Total knee replacements (TKR) are very common surgical procedures. Approximately 4.7 million Americans have undergone total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and are living with a TKR. Approximately 600,000 TKR surgeries are performed each year. Despite how co...

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What’s 4D printing really about? WHAT’S 4D PRINTING REALLY ABOUT?

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Jun 09, 2018

3D printing has grown in sophistication since the late 1970s; TED Fellow Skylar Tibbits is shaping the next development, which he calls 4D printing, where the fourth dimension is time. This emerging technology will allow us to print objects that then...

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Considerations for Lighting in a Manufacturing Environment CONSIDERATIONS FOR LIGHTING IN A MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT

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Jun 09, 2018

Thomas Edison first installed his incandescent light bulb in a New York City factory in 1881. Today, Edison’s filament technology is still used for industrial applications in the form of incandescent halogen lamps, but there are now other optio...

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How Can Building Product Manufacturers Use Content Marketing To Get Specified Into More Projects? HOW CAN BUILDING PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS USE CONTENT MARKETING TO GET SPECIFIED INTO MORE PROJECTS?

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Jun 08, 2018

Content marketing is not a new concept, but for building product manufacturers, it is probably a foreign one. Even those BPMs who understand what content marketing believes that it is an approach reserved purely for B2C businesses.

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Cybersecurity for Manufacturers: 8 Ways to Prevent Attacks CYBERSECURITY FOR MANUFACTURERS: 8 WAYS TO PREVENT ATTACKS

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Jun 07, 2018

Many consider 2017 the worst year ever for data breaches and cyber attacks, largely due to the rise in ransomware. And IT experts predict it’s only going to get worse. According to the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a non-profit that works to dev...

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Selecting the Right Material for 3D Printing SELECTING THE RIGHT MATERIAL FOR 3D PRINTING

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Jun 07, 2018

Materials must be suited to the application in order to have successful results. The properties of any material become increasingly important as a product progresses from concept and functional prototyping to production. However, material properties ...

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The Manufacturing Industry in 2018 THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN 2018

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Jun 06, 2018

The manufacturing landscape has changed dramatically over the last decade. To provide a window into this changing landscape we have developed an analysis of the sector, the likes of which does not exist. The Manufacturing Industry Output Tracker stud...

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How To Tell The Story Of Your Manufacturing Business HOW TO TELL THE STORY OF YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS

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Jun 06, 2018

Sometimes it seems like we only hear the story of the American manufacturer during Super Bowl ads and speeches from pandering politicians. Marketers and speech writers may be skilled at storytelling, but they do not own those stories.

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EVO Tries to Evolve 3D Printing EVO TRIES TO EVOLVE 3D PRINTING

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Jun 05, 2018

Airwolf 3D makes 3D printers. In fact, it’s made four generations of them. But for the fifth, the company no longer wants its customers to think of the product as a printer, but an additive manufacturing center. To be sure, that claim surely ha...

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Manufacturing in Solid Edge MANUFACTURING IN SOLID EDGE

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Jun 05, 2018

In this demonstration, see what makes Solid Edge CAM Pro is the best CAM companion product for Solid Edge. New capabilities in convergent modeling allow engineers to incorporate mesh models into their design workflow, creating real designs, not just ...

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Rise in Targeted Therapies Drives Need for Small-Volume Manufacturing RISE IN TARGETED THERAPIES DRIVES NEED FOR SMALL-VOLUME MANUFACTURING

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Jun 04, 2018

Biologics have experienced steady double-digit growth over the last 15 years and now comprise slightly more than a quarter of all New Molecular Entity (NME) FDA approvals. Similarly, EvaluatePharma’s 2017 report on orphan drugs projects that by...

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Medical Additive Manufacturing 3D Printing Annual Report MEDICAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING 3D PRINTING ANNUAL REPORT

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Jun 03, 2018

Each year, healthcare needs and costs grow due to an aging population, the rise in chronic diseases, and more. In fact, global healthcare spending is projected to reach nearly $9 trillion by 20201. To address this, practitioners in the healthcare ind...

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Key Considerations for Metal AM Parameter Optimization KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR METAL AM PARAMETER OPTIMIZATION

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Jun 01, 2018

Additive manufacturing (AM) has developed way beyond its inception as a mere rapid prototyping technology. It now presents itself as a viable alternative manufacturing process for fully functional parts. However, the non-recurring engineering costs i...

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6 Ways To Win with Tool-less Manufacturing 6 WAYS TO WIN WITH TOOL-LESS MANUFACTURING

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Jun 01, 2018

Digital molding refers to the Additive Manufacturing (AM) production process enabled by 3D Systems’ Figure 4™ technology that delivers an end-use product or final component without traditional tooling. For decades tooling has been the lea...

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Current State of Lights Out Manufacturing CURRENT STATE OF LIGHTS OUT MANUFACTURING

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May 31, 2018

Lights Out Manufacturing refers to factories that are fully automated and require no human presence on-site. Manufacturing activities and material flows are handled entirely automatically. Almost 2/3 of respondents see the ability to increase product...

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How To Grow Your Manufacturing Business By Connecting With Engineers On Quora HOW TO GROW YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS BY CONNECTING WITH ENGINEERS ON QUORA

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May 30, 2018

Quora, the social media platform where people ask and answer questions, challenges the old saying that no one likes a know-it-all. Active community members (you can call them "Quorans" if you want) have earned the respect and deference of t...

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Smart Manufacturing: 7 Essential Building Blocks SMART MANUFACTURING: 7 ESSENTIAL BUILDING BLOCKS

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May 29, 2018

The top two challenges for manufacturers implementing Smart Manufacturing solutions are finding skilled people and figuring out where to begin, according to SME’s Manufacturing in the New Industry 4.0 Era Survey.

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Industry 4.0 in the U.K. - a Revolution in the Making INDUSTRY 4.0 IN THE U.K. - A REVOLUTION IN THE MAKING

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May 29, 2018

Industry 4.0 in the U.K. is a revolution in the making, with wide-scale implications for businesses, consumers, and workers. On the supply side, many industries are already seeing the introduction of technologies such as robotics and the Industrial I...

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Alaska Manufacturing - A Hidden Treasure ALASKA MANUFACTURING - A HIDDEN TREASURE

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May 24, 2018

Alaska brings to mind wild salmon, expansive wilderness and unique native cultures. But did you know there’s a small and thriving manufacturing industry representing 4% of the state’s private sector Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 4.8% o...

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Why Manufacturers Should Stop Ignoring Social Media WHY MANUFACTURERS SHOULD STOP IGNORING SOCIAL MEDIA

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May 23, 2018

Social media. Love it or hate it, there’s no denying its power. Today, nearly 210 million Americans engage in social media communities, from Facebook to LinkedIn, Twitter to YouTube. In California alone, there are nearly 30 million active socia...

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3D printing for cancer treatment 3D PRINTING FOR CANCER TREATMENT

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May 23, 2018

British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalized replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumors more precisely. The initiative is the latest example of medicine ha...

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5 Risks Of Exporting Manufactured Goods - And How To Avoid Them 5 RISKS OF EXPORTING MANUFACTURED GOODS - AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

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May 23, 2018

With tariffs and trade taking center stage in recent months, a lot of the discussion has focused on the importing of goods and services. However, it has also sparked a renewed interest - and intensity - in exporting. In 2017, the U.S. exported nearly...

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Achieving The Right Mix Of Social Media Content For Manufacturing Marketing ACHIEVING THE RIGHT MIX OF SOCIAL MEDIA CONTENT FOR MANUFACTURING MARKETING

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May 22, 2018

Playing an increasingly important role in today’s digital industrial marketing landscape, social media allows industrial professionals to meaningfully connect with their existing client base and showcase their expertise while attracting new pro...

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Lowering Manufacturing Costs with Custom Enclosures LOWERING MANUFACTURING COSTS WITH CUSTOM ENCLOSURES

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May 21, 2018

As engineers, our thoughts are consumed with finding solutions to problems we see in the world. However, finding a solution to a problem is only one small part in a much larger process of bringing a product to market. Another part of this process is ...

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How Real Is Additive Manufacturing? HOW REAL IS ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING?

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May 21, 2018

There is a lot of discussion about how 3D printing/rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing is revolutionizing manufacturing, including automotive manufacturing. But the question is: how much of this is hype driven by those who are tech fanboys or th...

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HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solutions HP JET FUSION 3D PRINTING SOLUTIONS

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May 17, 2018

Welcome to a new era of 3D printing. Leap beyond the limits of previous technologies and enter a world where 3D printing allows you to move rapidly from thoughts to things, from radical prototyping to final parts manufacturing. A world where you can ...

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Continuous OSD Manufacturing - A Product & Patient Perspective CONTINUOUS OSD MANUFACTURING - A PRODUCT & PATIENT PERSPECTIVE

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May 17, 2018

In recent years much has been written about and presented on regarding the significant technical processing benefits of Continuous Manufacturing (CM) in the production of Oral Solid Dose Forms, namely coated Tablets. We’ve heard about the vario...

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How the Internet of Things is Transforming Manufacturing HOW THE INTERNET OF THINGS IS TRANSFORMING MANUFACTURING

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May 16, 2018

From creating the first machine tools during the Industrial Revolution to welcoming robots onto factory floors in the early 1960’s, manufacturers can be quick to adopt new technologies. They are employing more advanced robotics, embracing 3D pr...

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Top 12 Manufacturing Trends For The Year 2018 TOP 12 MANUFACTURING TRENDS FOR THE YEAR 2018

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May 16, 2018

Tigernix has identified following 12 manufacturing trends for the year 2018 and we have put the trends into an infographic to identify! Manufacture usability software providers will improve user-friendly interfaces, usability, and configurability. Jo...

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The skills gap in US manufacturing THE SKILLS GAP IN US MANUFACTURING

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May 15, 2018

For years, manufacturers have reported a sizeable gap between the talent they need to keep growing their businesses and the talent they can actually find. Beyond today’s talent issues though, what do manufacturers need to address for future yea...

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Streamline Manufacturing Crisis Management with a Team Communication App STREAMLINE MANUFACTURING CRISIS MANAGEMENT WITH A TEAM COMMUNICATION APP

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May 15, 2018

According to a 2016 survey, 62% of manufacturing industry respondents reported their company had activated their crisis communications within the previous year. This white paper will outline strategies to help your business address unfortunate circum...

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Continuous Manufacturing - What You Need to Think about Before Implementing CONTINUOUS MANUFACTURING - WHAT YOU NEED TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE IMPLEMENTING

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May 15, 2018

The future is bright, the solution for all your problems has been found! One piece of equipment does it all – it will bring your Solid Dose Drug Product development, tech transfer, and manufacturing costs down, all while reducing your quality r...

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Hats Off to Honda Manufacturing Flexibility! HATS OFF TO HONDA MANUFACTURING FLEXIBILITY!

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May 14, 2018

When announcing its monthly U.S. sales for April, Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of the Automobile Division and general manager of Honda sales, noted, “Even as we increase our sales of light trucks to record levels, we remain commi...

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ERP Implementation Helps Farm Equipment Manufacturer Support Future Growth ERP IMPLEMENTATION HELPS FARM EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER SUPPORT FUTURE GROWTH

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May 11, 2018

Doyle Equipment Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer of equipment for blending, conveying, tending and spreading dry fertilizers. Founded in 1951, the company has prospered through four generations of the Doyle family and grown to over one...

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5 Ways California Manufacturers Can Embrace Diversity 5 WAYS CALIFORNIA MANUFACTURERS CAN EMBRACE DIVERSITY

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May 10, 2018

The changing face of the American worker has manufacturers considering the importance of diversity. Today, California is the most diverse state within the contiguous United States (only Hawaii has more diversity). According to the U.S. Census Bureau,...

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Industry 4.0 - Smart Factories for a Smarter Future INDUSTRY 4.0 - SMART FACTORIES FOR A SMARTER FUTURE

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May 09, 2018

According to Netscribes research, the global smart factory or Industrial 4.0 market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.4% and will reach USD 74.80 billion by 2020. Over the past few decades, the manufacturing industry has gone through tremendous cha...

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Chicago Innovator Pam Daniels Wants to Kickstart More Women-Led Manufacturing CHICAGO INNOVATOR PAM DANIELS WANTS TO KICKSTART MORE WOMEN-LED MANUFACTURING

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May 08, 2018

As manufacturers increasingly open their doors to makers looking to enter the marketplace and crowdfunding platforms offer new avenues for financing, makers are supporting a more robust and diverse manufacturing ecosystem in the United States. It&rsq...

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Investigating the effects of multiple re-use of Ti6Al4V powder in additive manufacturing INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE RE-USE OF TI6AL4V POWDER IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 08, 2018

Metal powder re-use in additive manufacturing (AM) has been investigated using a Renishaw AM250 system and titanium alloy Ti6Al4V ELI (extra low interstitial) powder. The study is a follow-on from the encouraging results obtained in a previous study ...

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Technology Opportunities in Metal Additive Manufacturing for Hardware TECHNOLOGY OPPORTUNITIES IN METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR HARDWARE

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May 08, 2018

Metal powder additive manufacturing continued its disruptive journey in 2017, largely overcoming some major challenges and seeing faster than anticipated movement into true serial production applications which spurred another year of healthy growth d...

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The Inevitability of Smart Manufacturing THE INEVITABILITY OF SMART MANUFACTURING

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May 06, 2018

The Manufacturing Enterprise Systems Association has devised a five-layer roadmap to enable manufacturers to adopt smart manufacturing technologies, processes, and practices. Now, manufactures need to put the digital pieces in place to get there.

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World of 3D printing WORLD OF 3D PRINTING

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May 06, 2018

3D printing is touching nearly every industry in some way, from medicine and manufacturing to education to aerospace - and we're only just scratching the surface! The applications for this exciting technology are growing, and the possibilities fo...

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GM and Autodesk Advancing Design and Manufacturing GM AND AUTODESK ADVANCING DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING

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May 05, 2018

General Motors is working with Autodesk on utilizing advanced design software and 3D printing capabilities to develop parts that are not only lighter than those otherwise developed but which combine what would otherwise be separate parts, thereby red...

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Metal Additive Manufacturing: What You Need to Know METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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May 03, 2018

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has taken the industry by storm, enabling manufacturers to bring a product to market faster for less. Now, Metal AM and numerous applications of the process are moving to the forefront of manufacturing for production

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Deep Learning for Factory Automation DEEP LEARNING FOR FACTORY AUTOMATION

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May 03, 2018

From the phones in our pockets to the reality of self-driving cars, the consumer economy has started to tap into the power of deep learning's neural networks. This technology is now migrating into advanced manufacturing practices for quality insp...

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3 Financial Pitfalls Every Manufacturer Should Avoid 3 FINANCIAL PITFALLS EVERY MANUFACTURER SHOULD AVOID

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May 03, 2018

The manufacturing industry is largely comprised of small businesses. In fact, according to the latest information from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 98 percent of manufacturing companies in the U.S. are considered to be small (with fewer than 500...

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Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & INDUSTRY 4.0

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May 02, 2018

Hannover Messe was a vibrant and well-attended tradeshow. The impact of technology and the pursuit of digitization was evident in full. The appetite for new transformative technological approaches was hearty, yet some confusion within the market cont...

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Trimech TRIMECH'S 3D PRINTING MATERIAL GUIDE

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May 01, 2018

We dive into applications ranging from jigs and fixtures to concept models, so all industries including Defense, Medical, Manufacturing or Consumer Goods have an accurate representation of which materials will fit their needs.

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5 Ways to Reduce Manufacturing Costs Through Advanced Quality Systems 5 WAYS TO REDUCE MANUFACTURING COSTS THROUGH ADVANCED QUALITY SYSTEMS

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May 01, 2018

The destructive testing required to assess weld strength and meet government safety standards produces high rates of waste. In addition, the standard peel-and-chisel technique is unreliable for high-strength steels.

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Reinventing 3D printing REINVENTING 3D PRINTING

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May 01, 2018

Researchers have taken 3D printing to 3D writing in a process that could be used to create functional metal parts. Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, working with engineers from the Worchester Polytechnic Institute, have devel...

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Growth in Metal AM Creates Need for Professionals GROWTH IN METAL AM CREATES NEED FOR PROFESSIONALS

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Apr 26, 2018

During the last decade, Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has come into its own. Its growth opportunities are increasing exponentially, particularly in the aerospace, automotive and medical industries, where they are successfull...

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The 4 Common Mistakes You’re Making With Your Manufacturing Website THE 4 COMMON MISTAKES YOU’RE MAKING WITH YOUR MANUFACTURING WEBSITE

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Apr 26, 2018

How many websites have you visited in the past year? Probably a lot. Perhaps you searched for travel deals or hunted for a left-handed can opener, or maybe you were scouting out the competition in your industrial manufacturing space. In any case, con...

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ExporTech Helps Manufacturers Boost Sales by Entering Global Markets EXPORTECH HELPS MANUFACTURERS BOOST SALES BY ENTERING GLOBAL MARKETS

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Apr 25, 2018

Exporting is big business in California-$171.9 billion last year alone. The Golden State currently exports to nearly 230 foreign markets, with our neighbors Mexico and Canada placing #1 and #2 respectively. So what’s keeping your Company from t...

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3D Printing: ensuring manufacturing leadership in the 21st century 3D PRINTING: ENSURING MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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Apr 25, 2018

We are in the early days of a 4th Industrial Revolution, a far-reaching analog-to-digital shift that will completely transform the $12 trillion global manufacturing industry. It will fundamentally change the way we conceive, design, produce, distribu...

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Moving Digital Manufacturing Forward MOVING DIGITAL MANUFACTURING FORWARD

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Apr 23, 2018

Historically, the information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT/operations) departments within an industrial manufacturing company could function fairly independently. Operations kept the plant running smoothly, and IT managed business a...

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The Road to Digital Transformation: A Progress Report for Manufacturers THE ROAD TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: A PROGRESS REPORT FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Apr 23, 2018

Many manufacturers are well beyond talking about digital transformation, and some are already gaining the benefits. Find out how manufacturers have made strides by investing in new technologies, and what else the leaders are doing to ensure investmen...

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Why You Should Care about Continuous Manufacturing WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT CONTINUOUS MANUFACTURING

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Apr 23, 2018

Continuous Manufacturing of pharmaceuticals has been an extremely popular topic in our field for the past - 10 years or so. You see it in heavily academic circles. You see it in heavily industrial circles. And you see it being talked about by regulat...

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Visitors Center TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING VISITORS CENTER

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Apr 21, 2018

There’s a buzz flying through the air at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. No, we’re not talking about flying trucks, rather the new pollinator garden and completely overhauled Visitors Center exhibit at the San Antonio facility. To...

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Five Surprising Factoids About Metal Additive Manufacturing FIVE SURPRISING FACTOIDS ABOUT METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Apr 20, 2018

Recently, we learned five things that surprised us about additive manufacturing for small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs). These insights came from a group of MEP National NetworkTM practitioners who participated in a workshop at the National I...

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Intent-based security in manufacturing INTENT-BASED SECURITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Apr 19, 2018

Industrie 4.0, offers great promise for manufacturers to optimize business operations. The key to any successful I4.0 project lies in the factory data.  Industrial customers need seamless, secure access to this data to make better business decis...

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Green Manufacturing: The Business Benefits Of Sustainability GREEN MANUFACTURING: THE BUSINESS BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABILITY

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Apr 19, 2018

A few years ago, terms like “going green” and “eco-friendly” were all the rage for businesses. And while those words aren’t quite as buzzworthy today, they are still worth quite a lot to the people that really matter to ...

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BMW Group Digital Day - Hazard Warning & Additive Manufacturing BMW GROUP DIGITAL DAY - HAZARD WARNING & ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Apr 19, 2018

The BMW Group is forging ahead with digitalization across all areas. Thanks to its capacity for innovation, not only does it develop cars and motorcycles for the premium segment that stir the emotions, it also devises customer-centric services that o...

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A Focus on Plastic Injection Molding and American Manufacturing A FOCUS ON PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING AND AMERICAN MANUFACTURING

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Apr 18, 2018

Earth Day, observed each year on April 22, serves as a celebration of the birth of the modern environmental movement. Started in 1970, Earth Day was sparked by the country’s burgeoning understanding of how contemporary industrial practices were...

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How Augmented Reality Will Disrupt The Manufacturing Industry HOW AUGMENTED REALITY WILL DISRUPT THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Apr 18, 2018

Virtual reality and augmented reality are in the same vein when it comes to modern technology. They both deal with digital content relayed through an immersive environment or experience. The difference, however, is how encompassing that experience tr...

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Apr 18, 2018

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6 Quick Fixes For Your Manufacturing Website 6 QUICK FIXES FOR YOUR MANUFACTURING WEBSITE

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Apr 17, 2018

It’s no secret that your website is the most important aspect of your digital marketing strategy. But are you taking the time to continually optimize its pages and features? Maybe you don’t have the budget for a full redesign, or don&rsqu...

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Data Insights from Plug-and-Play Tool Controllers Increase Manufacturing Quality DATA INSIGHTS FROM PLUG-AND-PLAY TOOL CONTROLLERS INCREASE MANUFACTURING QUALITY

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Apr 17, 2018

Factories rely on a number of technology suppliers and partners. When these systems work together, manufacturers can experience significant benefits. Connected assembly tools and controllers are one part of this essential digital ecosystem. Industria...

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Block chain Applications in Manufacturing BLOCK CHAIN APPLICATIONS IN MANUFACTURING

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Apr 16, 2018

This whitepaper aims to provide a brief introduction to Blockchain, and largely, highlight the potential uses of Blockchain in a manufacturing environment. The implementation details of Blockchain are deliberately omitted in this document.

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Future BMW Group Additive Manufacturing FUTURE BMW GROUP ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Apr 16, 2018

The BMW Group is to invest more than €10 million in a new Additive Manufacturing Campus. Located in Oberschleissheim, just north of Munich, the facility will allow the company to continue developing its expertise in this field of work. Udo H&aum...

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The future of manufacturing: A New era of opportunity and challenge for the UK THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING: A NEW ERA OF OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGE FOR THE UK

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Apr 15, 2018

Manufacturing in 2050 will look very different from today, and will be virtually unrecognisable from that of 30 years ago. Successful firms will be capable of rapidly adapting their physical and intellectual infrastructures to exploit changes in tech...

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How are lean manufacturing and industry 4.0 connected HOW ARE LEAN MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY 4.0 CONNECTED

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Apr 14, 2018

Lean Production is widely recognized and accepted in the industrial setting. It concerns the strict integration of humans in the manufacturing process, a continuous improvement and focuses on value-adding activities by avoiding waste. However, a new ...

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Advances in Search and Location Algorithms for Electronics Manufacturing ADVANCES IN SEARCH AND LOCATION ALGORITHMS FOR ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING

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Apr 12, 2018

Only machine vision can locate, align, and guide electronic hardware and OLED components with the required precision and speed to help manufacturers meet their production goals. Since 1986, original equipment manufacturers, machine builders, and end-...

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Navigating the landscape of funding sources for NYS Manufacturers NAVIGATING THE LANDSCAPE OF FUNDING SOURCES FOR NYS MANUFACTURERS

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Apr 12, 2018

There’s no better time than the present to expand your manufacturing company in New York, as there are many grants, funds, and financial incentives available to New York manufacturers. While there is a great deal of competition for this funding...

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How is virtual reality applied in SEAT car manufacturing HOW IS VIRTUAL REALITY APPLIED IN SEAT CAR MANUFACTURING

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Apr 12, 2018

The world of video games provided the impetus to virtual reality in the 80s and increasingly more sectors are now using this technology, such as the automotive industry. 3D has revolutionized the way to create and develop cars in recent decades. How ...

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How Blockchain is Impacting Industrial Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics HOW BLOCKCHAIN IS IMPACTING INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING AND SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS

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Apr 11, 2018

Blockchain is essentially a ledger technology that uses cryptography to provide an authoritative record of secure transactions. By doing away with a trusted centralized middleman responsible for the ledger, blockchain allows for a trustless trust. Th...

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The Use of Seaweed in Food Manufacturing THE USE OF SEAWEED IN FOOD MANUFACTURING

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Apr 11, 2018

An unexpected ingredient is making waves. Seaweed is becoming a popular ingredient in food manufacturing as consumers start to see its value. Why should distributors save some shelf space for an exotic underwater ingredient when there are plenty of c...

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Collaborative manufacturing trends: Using apprenticeships to address the labor shortage COLLABORATIVE MANUFACTURING TRENDS: USING APPRENTICESHIPS TO ADDRESS THE LABOR SHORTAGE

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Apr 09, 2018

In our recent post, Three Unexpected Trends Impacting the Labor Shortage, we talked about how finding and retaining labor remains a top challenge for manufacturers. Although robotic automation technology can solve some of their issues, such as using ...

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Deep Electrification of Manufacturing Industries DEEP ELECTRIFICATION OF MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES

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Apr 09, 2018

Over 50% of final energy demand globally is for heating. Around half of that is for heating demands in the industry sector. When talking about electrification, the focus has mostly been on transportation and to some extend building sectors. The indus...

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Outlining 10 reasons why the MES/MOM platform is the best for Manufacturing Quality Management OUTLINING 10 REASONS WHY THE MES/MOM PLATFORM IS THE BEST FOR MANUFACTURING QUALITY MANAGEMENT

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Apr 09, 2018

The way most manufacturers see the quality is greatly influenced by Dr. W. Edwards Deming, Ph.D., best known as the father of the “plan, do, check, act” cycle. Thinking of manufacturing as a holistic system and applying such an approach t...

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Smart Formulation, Processing & Engineering Solutions to Solve Drug Product Scale-Up & Manufacturing Challenges SMART FORMULATION, PROCESSING & ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS TO SOLVE DRUG PRODUCT SCALE-UP & MANUFACTURING CHALLENGES

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Apr 09, 2018

Given the increasing pressure to speed up drug development and make the process more cost-effective, pharmaceutical companies want to ensure that their most promising drug candidates hit the market.

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Evolve Advances Additive-Manufacturing EVOLVE ADVANCES ADDITIVE-MANUFACTURING

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Apr 09, 2018

If you’re interested in additive manufacturing-even interested while fully thinking that you really need some reasonable production volumes, say of 15,000 to 20,000 parts, and know that what’s out there right now pretty much is limited to...

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The Automated Rail Manufacturing Process THE AUTOMATED RAIL MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Apr 09, 2018

As manufacturing technology continues to evolve in the rail industry, automation for rail sawing and drilling processes is becoming more of a requirement to help businesses maintain a competitive edge. Several steps are involved in the manufacturing ...

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LG is the new king of OLEDs and will manufacture those of the iPhone? LG IS THE NEW KING OF OLEDS AND WILL MANUFACTURE THOSE OF THE IPHONE?

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Apr 06, 2018

We started this year 2018 with the rumors about very interesting changes in the production line of Apple's iPhone. Everything seemed to indicate that LG would manufacture the OLED panels for Apple's supply chain, and today the news has been c...

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3 Ways Manufacturers Can Benefit From Social Media 3 WAYS MANUFACTURERS CAN BENEFIT FROM SOCIAL MEDIA

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Apr 05, 2018

Social media can be a powerful marketing tool for manufacturers. In fact, there are significant business benefits of using social media - far beyond just generating likes and clicks. You have unique knowledge, valuable perspective, and innovative ide...

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Aerospace Design and Manufacturing at Harper Engineering AEROSPACE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING AT HARPER ENGINEERING

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Apr 05, 2018

Harper Engineering, located in Renton, Washington is a custom design and manufacturing firm specializing in custom products for commercial aircraft interiors. At Harper, we solve problems in the aerospace industry. Private ownership and the capabilit...

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5 Manufacturing Hazards and 3 Solutions 5 MANUFACTURING HAZARDS AND 3 SOLUTIONS

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Apr 04, 2018

Manufacturers are continuously working to improve safety within their facilities, and their efforts are paying off. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the number of manufacturing injuries have improved considerably over the years, from ...

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Smart Manufacturing Through a Lean Transformation Process SMART MANUFACTURING THROUGH A LEAN TRANSFORMATION PROCESS

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Apr 03, 2018

As a small and medium-sized manufacturer (SMM), can you reasonably begin to adopt smart technologies through a lean transformation approach as part of your continuous improvement journey?

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Car Manufacturing Change In The Last 25 Years CAR MANUFACTURING CHANGE IN THE LAST 25 YEARS

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Apr 03, 2018

Two employees recount the most significant changes that have taken place in the SEAT Martorell factory on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. Ergonomics and the presence of robots to handle the most cumbersome jobs are just some of the advances tow...

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New york state manufacturing extension partnership NEW YORK STATE MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP

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Apr 02, 2018

The New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NY MEP) is a network of organizations that provide growth and innovation services to small and mid-sized manufacturers in every corner of the state to help them create and retain jobs, increase profit...

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Quick Hits From SmarTech’s Latest Metal Powder Additive Manufacturing Report QUICK HITS FROM SMARTECH’S LATEST METAL POWDER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING REPORT

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Apr 02, 2018

The metal powder additive manufacturing industry’s structure continues to become more complex with new processes and competitors. The recent surge in interest and commercial activity in support of new and existing bound metal printing technolog...

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Galvanizing manufacturing with Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning GALVANIZING MANUFACTURING WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DEEP LEARNING

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Apr 01, 2018

Manufacturers are under severe competitive pressures to deliver and support higher quality and more custom products and services faster and at lower costs. To address these challenges, computer-aided engineering (CAE) is being integrated with several...

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Deploying Manufacturing IoT Infrastructures - Data, Policy, Security DEPLOYING MANUFACTURING IOT INFRASTRUCTURES - DATA, POLICY, SECURITY

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Mar 28, 2018

Manufacturers depend on an ecosystem of partners to implement IoT solutions. Partners provide support for different tiers of a solution that ultimately produces significant business value. Some Cisco partners manage the Enterprise side of a manufactu...

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Small Manufacturers Make a Big Difference SMALL MANUFACTURERS MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

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Mar 28, 2018

How do we reach the next generation, change their perceptions about manufacturing, and let them know about available career opportunities? Manufacturing Day and other initiatives are critical. Equally so is the time those of you in industry devote ye...

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Faces of Manufacturing: Brooks machine products FACES OF MANUFACTURING: BROOKS MACHINE PRODUCTS

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Mar 28, 2018

“Technically, we’re a machine shop,” Brooks says, “but we prefer the terms ‘contract manufacturer’ and ‘solutions engineering.’” The newest article in FuzeHub’s Faces of Manufacturing series...

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The American Inventions That Revolutionized Manufacturing THE AMERICAN INVENTIONS THAT REVOLUTIONIZED MANUFACTURING

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Mar 27, 2018

American inventors have had a tremendous impact on the United States and people around the world. The manufacturing industry has also felt the impact of these innovators who were willing to push the possibilities of their times and technologies. Thom...

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Industry 4.0: Top Challenges for Chemical Manufacturing INDUSTRY 4.0: TOP CHALLENGES FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

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Mar 27, 2018

Industry 4.0 is transforming chemical manufacturing. Companies are adapting to the digital world, recognizing the power of “connection” among products, production equipment, and personnel. But transformation entails challenges. Some are s...

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Unleash manufacturing visibility, flexibility and speed UNLEASH MANUFACTURING VISIBILITY, FLEXIBILITY AND SPEED

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Mar 26, 2018

In the volatile 21st Century business environment, critical decisions must be made more frequently and more quickly than ever before. To do this, managers need immediate access to accurate and up to date information. Anything less than perfect data w...

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Debunking 5 Myths About Manufacturing Jobs DEBUNKING 5 MYTHS ABOUT MANUFACTURING JOBS

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Mar 26, 2018

Manufacturing in North America is experiencing a renaissance but many companies are struggling to fill key positions. In fact, there’s expected to a shortage of 2.5 million manufacturing workers over the coming decade. That’s bad for manu...

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A Competitive Advantage in the Manufacturing Workplace A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN THE MANUFACTURING WORKPLACE

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Mar 26, 2018

Customers and distributors crave greater productivity and efficiency, and cost-cutting alone no longer provides a strong enough competitive advantage. Top manufacturers have prioritized digital experiences in order to differentiate themselves. As a r...

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Cybersecurity resources growing for NYS Manufacturers CYBERSECURITY RESOURCES GROWING FOR NYS MANUFACTURERS

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Mar 26, 2018

Manufacturing is one of the most threatened industries when it comes to the occurrence of cybersecurity attacks-second only to the healthcare industry. While digital and interconnected technologies have enabled a high level of adaptability for manufa...

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Industry 4.0: the fourth industrial revolution INDUSTRY 4.0: THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Mar 24, 2018

Industry 4.0 is the digital transformation of industrial markets (industrial transformation) with smart manufacturing currently on the forefront. Industry 4.0 represents the so-called fourth industrial revolution in discrete and process manufacturing...

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Industry 4.0 and IOT drive growth in the Manufacturing Industry INDUSTRY 4.0 AND IOT DRIVE GROWTH IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Mar 22, 2018

The market for Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions will continue to move in 2018, as predicted by market observers of the industry service IoT Analytics. In addition to the already established buz...

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Enabling Continuous Direct Compression Pharma Manufacturing ENABLING CONTINUOUS DIRECT COMPRESSION PHARMA MANUFACTURING

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Mar 22, 2018

Getting your feet wet with continuous technology takes an organizational commitment, both financial and personnel. This is because continuous is a manufacturing approach, not a hardware solution. Continuous manufacturing relies on multiple interactin...

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Medical Device Manufacturing: Recall Impact MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURING: RECALL IMPACT

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Mar 21, 2018

In this infographic, we draw on the expertise and insights of EngiSystems to examine the growing impact of recalls in the medical device industry. The infographic below illustrates the increase in medical device recalls over the past decade and outli...

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Practical Pathways to Industry 4.0 PRACTICAL PATHWAYS TO INDUSTRY 4.0

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Mar 20, 2018

The compelling need for most manufacturers to digitalize and automate their operations is now very widely recognized by the leading manufacturers and specialist management consultants interviewed for this study. Ultimately, an ideal digitalized and a...

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Guide to 3D Printing on the Production Line GUIDE TO 3D PRINTING ON THE PRODUCTION LINE

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Mar 20, 2018

Many manufacturers have realized significant cost savings and productivity improvements by integrating high strength additive manufacturing (AM) technology into their business, especially in support of their maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) ...

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Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace Engineering ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Mar 19, 2018

Additive Manufacturing is at the center of any efficient prototyping. Christian explains to us how it helps to have a good idea what the final object will actually look like. ARIS is the organization for students who are passionate about aerospace. I...

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Food Manufacturing and Processing FOOD MANUFACTURING AND PROCESSING

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Mar 19, 2018

In this issue, we explore processing equipment within the US food manufacturing space. The industry as a whole remains dynamic and powerful, generating billions of dollars in revenue and economic activity every year. Consumer and business trends in f...

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10 Factories that Set the Standard for Manufacturing 10 FACTORIES THAT SET THE STANDARD FOR MANUFACTURING

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Mar 16, 2018

In 1923, the great architect Giacomo Matte Trucco was chosen to create a modern factory for the car manufacturer Fiat. His design was a magnificent contemporary departure from the baroque building styles that came before. This testament to the indust...

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Additive manufacturing: Breaking the mold of Traditional Manufacturing ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: BREAKING THE MOLD OF TRADITIONAL MANUFACTURING

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Mar 16, 2018

Additive Manufacturing is Transforming the Industry. With proven successes in producing high-quality molds, tooling, manufacturing aids and more, manufacturers from all industries are now scrambling to figure out how to incorporate this new technolog...

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A Strategic Guide to Digital Transformation Chemical Manufacturing Industry A STRATEGIC GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CHEMICAL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Mar 15, 2018

Chemical manufacturers are faced with increasing pressures across multiple dimensions of their enterprise. Heightened regulatory compliance requirements, while put in place for good reasons, create new and complex pressures manufacturers have never f...

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Manufacturing trends: Using cobots to solve labor shortage challenges MANUFACTURING TRENDS: USING COBOTS TO SOLVE LABOR SHORTAGE CHALLENGES

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Mar 14, 2018

Due to the tight labor market, manufacturers across the US and Europe are turning to collaborative robots (cobots) to perform lower level, repetitive tasks in order to use their workers for more skilled tasks. For companies with multiple CNC machines...

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Reduce Manufacturing Errors and Shipping Delays REDUCE MANUFACTURING ERRORS AND SHIPPING DELAYS

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Mar 14, 2018

Blast Motion developed an innovative approach to maximize athletic potential. Blast designs and produces wearable sports technology to help analyze athlete’s body mechanics for golf, baseball, and softball. Like many OEMs today, Blast Motion ne...

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Seven Must-Have ERP Features for High Tech/Electronics Manufacturers SEVEN MUST-HAVE ERP FEATURES FOR HIGH TECH/ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURERS

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Mar 14, 2018

Electronics and high tech manufacturers, contract manufacturers and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies are under constant pressure to meet demands for innovative assemblies and products while increasing efficiency and quality.

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Camstar Medical Device Suite: MES (Manufacturing Execution System) for Medizintechnik CAMSTAR MEDICAL DEVICE SUITE: MES (MANUFACTURING EXECUTION SYSTEM) FOR MEDIZINTECHNIK

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Mar 14, 2018

Camstar is the modern Manufacturing Execution System (MES) of choice for medical device manufacturers. It automates the control of 5Ms, creates a paperless manufacturing environment across batch and discrete operations, delivers a self-auditing eDHR ...

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5 Ways California Manufacturers Can Prepare for a Natural Disaster 5 WAYS CALIFORNIA MANUFACTURERS CAN PREPARE FOR A NATURAL DISASTER

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Mar 14, 2018

As Californians, we know that it’s not a matter of if, but when the next natural disaster will strike. Losses from the recent Northern California wildfires damaged or destroyed over 700 businesses; others are still reeling from the Montecito mu...

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10 Steps for Establishing Your Manufacturing Presence in Mexico 10 STEPS FOR ESTABLISHING YOUR MANUFACTURING PRESENCE IN MEXICO

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Mar 13, 2018

If you are thinking about expanding into Mexico, here are 10 steps that you should not overlook if you wish to have a successful Mexico manufacturing operation.

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Foreign trade: Supporting America’s Manufacturing Base FOREIGN TRADE: SUPPORTING AMERICA’S MANUFACTURING BASE

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Mar 13, 2018

Manufacturing in the United States is a vital sector. Manufacturing jobs helped build out the U.S. middle class after World War 2, as the U.S. established pro-labor policies and faced limited global competition. Between 1980 and 1985, and then again ...

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Study Finds Manufacturing Workers Still Make More Money Than Those in Similar Fields STUDY FINDS MANUFACTURING WORKERS STILL MAKE MORE MONEY THAN THOSE IN SIMILAR FIELDS

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Mar 12, 2018

The good news? A new study finds that manufacturing still punches above its weight when it comes to wages. Factory workers earn 13 percent more in hourly compensation than other workers in similar private-sector fields, according to the Economic Poli...

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Additive Manufacturing technology in Medical Devices ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY IN MEDICAL DEVICES

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Mar 12, 2018

3D printing has turned into a helpful and possibly a transformative Innovation in a medicinal sector. As the use of this technology has increased, the effectiveness, performance, and availability of accessible materials have also expanded in the deve...

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How Smart Chemistry for 3D Printed Parts Optimizes Support Removal for PolyJet Technology HOW SMART CHEMISTRY FOR 3D PRINTED PARTS OPTIMIZES SUPPORT REMOVAL FOR POLYJET TECHNOLOGY

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Mar 12, 2018

PolyJet printing is one of the most common Additive Manufacturing printing types used in industry and in labs. PolyJet printing layers are jetted liquid photopolymers that are instantly UV cured to create 3D models that can be handled immediately.

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Peanut Paste Manufacturing Plant PEANUT PASTE MANUFACTURING PLANT

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Mar 11, 2018

This peanut butter production processing line is designed by reference of the foreign tech. It consists of feed elevator, continuous roaster, conveyor, cooling machine, decorticating machine, sorting conveyor, grinding machines, pump, storage slot, c...

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High-Quality Yarn Manufacturer Un-Tangles Problem HIGH-QUALITY YARN MANUFACTURER UN-TANGLES PROBLEM

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Mar 09, 2018

Based in Jefferson, Georgia, Buhler Yarns is a yarn manufacturer and a supplier to the sheeting industry hubs in Alabama and North Carolina. The company was established in 1995 and has since grown to around 135 employees. In reaction to changes in th...

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Manufacturing Agility through MES Excellence MANUFACTURING AGILITY THROUGH MES EXCELLENCE

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Mar 09, 2018

Manufacturing agility is increasingly important in today’s world of wildly fluctuating demand, short product cycles and constant change. Successful manufacturers don’t just grudgingly react to change, however, they embrace change as an op...

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32 Lean Manufacturing Essentials 32 LEAN MANUFACTURING ESSENTIALS

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Mar 08, 2018

Lean manufacturing - often simply “lean,” for short - has exploded in recent years as companies worldwide work to improve efficiency, increase profits, and create a safer work environment. Here are some of the most popular tools - and how...

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