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Manufacturing and engineering, and Covid-19 MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING, AND COVID-19

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Mar 20, 2020

Just a week ago our world looked very different. This week we’re in the midst of one of the biggest health crises the world has ever seen. We have been thinking long and hard about how we respond to this awful situation. One of the serious concerns right now is our lack of preparedness for thi...

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For Manufacturers of Self-Driving Cars, Managing Risk will not be Autonomous FOR MANUFACTURERS OF SELF-DRIVING CARS, MANAGING RISK WILL NOT BE AUTONOMOUS

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Mar 06, 2020

Read this whitepaper to learn why manufacturers of autonomous vehicles should be making a Supplier Product Liability Autonomous Share (SPLASh) pool to manage risk. A SPLASh pool can pave the way to managing carmakers’ risk in the future. The product liability exposure from autonomous vehicles should...

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Designing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution DESIGNING FOR THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Feb 05, 2020

How do you design and manufacture products suited for the Fourth Industrial Revolution — the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI)? Hint: You can’t do it with single-point 3D modeling and 2D drawing solutions. Learn how upgrading to an integrated 3D product development solution c...

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Save Time, Reduce Costs and Improve Mold Quality SAVE TIME, REDUCE COSTS AND IMPROVE MOLD QUALITY

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Feb 05, 2020

With more of today’s products containing plastic components, there is a need to shorten injection-molded part and tooling development cycles while simultaneously improving the quality of injection-molded parts. Learn how plastics simulation software helps part designers, mold makers and injection-mo...

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Electrical Design Eliminates ‘Ball of String’ ELECTRICAL DESIGN ELIMINATES ‘BALL OF STRING’

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Feb 05, 2020

While 3D CAD technology has revolutionized mechanical design for decades now, its electrical counterpart has languished in 2D. But no longer. Electrical design doesn’t need to be an afterthought when it comes to product development. Learn how electrical and mechanical design can be integrated into a...

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5G and the Industry 4.0 5G AND THE INDUSTRY 4.0

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Apr 02, 2020

The rise of the Industry 4.0 is reshaping the way machines interact with manufacturing systems. In this context, a machine is no longer just a production engine taking manufacturing orders, it has become an intelligent device to produce value-added services and revenue streams for the product itself...

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IP protection and entitlement management across the digital manufacturing chain IP PROTECTION AND ENTITLEMENT MANAGEMENT ACROSS THE DIGITAL MANUFACTURING CHAIN

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Apr 02, 2020

Since the first 3D printing machine was unveiled back in 1984, industrial use was the main focus. However, it was not until early patents expired in 2009 and consumer models came to market that industry discovered several new and innovative ways to use 3D printers. The result? Industries from health...

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How AB InBev Uses RPA to Transform its Manufacturing Business HOW AB INBEV USES RPA TO TRANSFORM ITS MANUFACTURING BUSINESS

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Apr 01, 2020

Heera Ganjikota, Director, Disruptive Efficiency, at AB InBev discusses how automation makes fulfillment at work an organizational goal. Learn how the beverage manufacturing company is using RPA to empower its business. An internal investment for any business is critical, Heera Ganjikota says, but w...

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Lessons Learned in Manufacturing from COVID-19 Innovations LESSONS LEARNED IN MANUFACTURING FROM COVID-19 INNOVATIONS

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Apr 01, 2020

COVID-19, a virus that began spreading across the world just 3 months ago in late December 2019, has disrupted life in all the ways that we know it. It has infected hundreds of thousands of people around the world, wedged distance between friends and family, and disrupted supply chains by creating u...

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Increase Your Brand With The Story Of Your Manufacturing Business INCREASE YOUR BRAND WITH THE STORY OF YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS

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Apr 01, 2020

Take the case of Lori and Traci Tapani, co-presidents of Wyoming Machine, a sheet metal fabrication manufacturer. The women inherited the company from their father, who is now retired and enjoys restoring antique Harley Davidson bikes, among other hobbies. Their situation is rich with details they c...

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Keep The Lights On For American Manufacturing KEEP THE LIGHTS ON FOR AMERICAN MANUFACTURING

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Mar 31, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is creating unprecedented issues for Americans. In times like these, manufacturing companies need to band together and support each other in order to protect and preserve the supply chain of the United States. Right now everyone's talking about ventilators and masks. Those th...

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The path to AI-powered industrial IoT THE PATH TO AI-POWERED INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Mar 31, 2020

IoT, data and AI offer huge opportunities across many industries – but where and how do you create most value for your business? Key to answering this is the ability to turn data generated by IoT industrial assets into actionable insights, providing businesses with the intelligence that inform...

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Manufacturing in the 21st Century MANUFACTURING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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Mar 31, 2020

Charles H. Duell was the Commissioner of US patent office in 1899. Legend has it that Mr. Duell said Everything that can be invented has been invented! This is a common trope that comes around quite often. Someone says, We’re done here, only for them to be proven wrong as the world keeps movin...

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Food 4.0 - The Impact of Industry 4.0 on the Food Industry FOOD 4.0 - THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRY 4.0 ON THE FOOD INDUSTRY

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Mar 26, 2020

Discover and learn about the Impact of Industry 4.0 on the Food Industry! These brief courses are a beginner's guide to Industry 4.0, the Impact of Industry 4.0 as well as the Opportunities and Challenges of Industry 4.0.

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How Is the Coronavirus Impacting Manufacturing? HOW IS THE CORONAVIRUS IMPACTING MANUFACTURING?

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Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus, is bringing lives and routines to a standstill as we attempt to slow the worldwide spread of the illness. The scale of this disruption has affected business as well, and manufacturing is no exception. In fact, the coronavirus i...

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What Manufacturers Need To Know About The Defense Production Act WHAT MANUFACTURERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT

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Mar 26, 2020

Many manufacturers and engineers have volunteered to address the shortage of supplies to combat the coronavirus pandemic but some supplies are taking a long time to produce. Invoking the Defense Product Act allows the federal government to direct U.S. manufacturers to ramp up production of emergency...

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Continuing To Promote Your Manufacturing Business During An Economic Downturn CONTINUING TO PROMOTE YOUR MANUFACTURING BUSINESS DURING AN ECONOMIC DOWNTURN

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Mar 24, 2020

Many companies worry about how their business will fare in bad economic conditions, but sometimes opportune outcomes stem from times of economic uncertainty - especially for manufacturers. With seemingly difficult economic conditions on the horizon, there are plenty of indicators that can seem at od...

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What is Design for Manufacturing or DFM? WHAT IS DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURING OR DFM?

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Mar 24, 2020

Design for Manufacturing is the process of designing parts, components or products for ease of manufacturing with an end goal of making a better product at a lower cost. This is done by simplifying, optimizing and refining the product design. The acronym DFMA Design for Manufacturing and Assembly is...

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Autodesk 2020 Design & Manufacturing Show Reel AUTODESK 2020 DESIGN & MANUFACTURING SHOW REEL

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Mar 23, 2020

Check out the annual showcase of Autodesk design & manufacturing customers. As a global leader in 3D design to manufacturing software, we give you the power to MakeAnything. Manufacturers are under more pressure than ever to deliver better products faster, at lower cost, and with less waste. Let...

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Three artificial intelligence ethics questions manufacturers face right now THREE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ETHICS QUESTIONS MANUFACTURERS FACE RIGHT NOW

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Mar 22, 2020

Manufacturers are beginning to adopt AI technology themselves, marrying this new technology with the automation systems they already widely use with the advent of the programmable logic controller, manufacturers have been able to increase their productivity while employing fewer people. Here are thr...

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3D Print Companies Contribute To The Crisis In Unique Ways 3D PRINT COMPANIES CONTRIBUTE TO THE CRISIS IN UNIQUE WAYS

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Mar 20, 2020

Our mailbag is filling up with COVID-19 notices of all sorts, but some companies are contributing in unique ways. Most of the correspondence deals with internal company protocols. A company may say that they are all working from home, or “have instituted a stringent safety regime at the factor...

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Four Ways Manufacturers Are Adjusting Production to Help Fight Coronavirus FOUR WAYS MANUFACTURERS ARE ADJUSTING PRODUCTION TO HELP FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

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Mar 20, 2020

The news these days can be pretty unsettling. So it’s important to take note when there are good things happening–when people step up to do what’s needed and help the greater good. One trend we’ve seen in the last few weeks has been manufacturers shifting production to contri...

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The Best PLM for SolidWorks is Best for Your Design Team THE BEST PLM FOR SOLIDWORKS IS BEST FOR YOUR DESIGN TEAM

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Mar 20, 2020

What’s the best PLM for SolidWorks? There are many choices for SolidWorks design data management, but let’s look at it from your perspective, as a SolidWorks design engineer: Is it easy for you to access, right inside SolidWorks? Is it easy for you to use, with simple but complete capabi...

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Manufacturing and engineering, and Covid-19 MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING, AND COVID-19

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Mar 20, 2020

Just a week ago our world looked very different. This week we’re in the midst of one of the biggest health crises the world has ever seen. We have been thinking long and hard about how we respond to this awful situation. One of the serious concerns right now is our lack of preparedness for thi...

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Medical Markets Embrace Metals Additive Manufacturing Systems MEDICAL MARKETS EMBRACE METALS ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS

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Mar 19, 2020

Metals additive manufacturing systems are commonly associated with one type - Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion. While that technology has the highest distribution globally, there are other known 18 AM metals systems. In 2019, three new metal AM principals were introduced. Many are still being developed,...

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The novel coronavirus and the metal fabrication supply chain THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AND THE METAL FABRICATION SUPPLY CHAIN

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Mar 18, 2020

A containership showed up at the Port of Los Angeles on March 9. You would think this would be a nonevent at the Port of Los Angeles, except this containership was the first to show up from China in almost 10 days. It was sort of like the Navy coming into an 18th century port, and boy, people were e...

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What is the Industrial Internet of Things? WHAT IS THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS?

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Mar 17, 2020

At Radwell TV, we leverage our 40+ years of industry experience to bring you the best in industry information and education. Radwell is an independent repair and distribution facility. Radwell International is not affiliated with or sanctioned by any manufacturer whose product is depicted in these v...

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Covid-19 Pandemic Reveals Next-Generation Manufacturing Risks, Benefits COVID-19 PANDEMIC REVEALS NEXT-GENERATION MANUFACTURING RISKS, BENEFITS

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Mar 17, 2020

The global economic turbulence and uncertainty incited by the coronavirus pandemic has affected businesses of all shapes and sizes. In the manufacturing sector, organizations have struggled to balance their business and operational needs with the health and safety of their workers, most of whom are ...

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Managing Fire Risk in Manufacturing and Warehouse Facilities MANAGING FIRE RISK IN MANUFACTURING AND WAREHOUSE FACILITIES

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Mar 17, 2020

A warehouse and manufacturing facility are both at risk of fire, just like any business. However, the risk can be greater depending on the types of products or materials stored as well as the work being completed. Machinery and equipment pose a higher threat and fire damage can be devastating to the...

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Manufacturing a better future with Microsoft MANUFACTURING A BETTER FUTURE WITH MICROSOFT

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Mar 16, 2020

Discover five ways to digitally transform your business to manufacture a better future with Microsoft. Develop new business models and revenue streams with intelligent manufacturing-delivering innovative products and services from agile factories and intelligent supply chains, and an empowered indus...

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Five Legal Tools to Mitigate Manufacturing Risk FIVE LEGAL TOOLS TO MITIGATE MANUFACTURING RISK

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Mar 16, 2020

One of the best ways for a manufacturer to assess and reduce risk in its supply chain is to have in place strong legal terms with its suppliers. Yet due to the speed of modern technology and growing complexity of supply chains, the reality of the manufacturing landscape is that legal terms aren&rsqu...

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Smart Manufacturing: Don SMART MANUFACTURING: DON'T MISS OUT ON THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Mar 16, 2020

Smart manufacturing is an extensive term that applies to machinery or tools connected via the internet to help monitor production. The purpose of adopting smart manufacturing is to help manufacturers identify opportunities and weaknesses to improve their manufacturing processes. However, smart manuf...

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Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Mar 13, 2020

In the field of manufacturing, your product, revenue, and customer satisfaction rely on streamlined and efficient operations to succeed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing holds the second-highest success rate, 48 percent of all industries. If your goal is to increase product...

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How Coronavirus Is Affecting the Technology Industry HOW CORONAVIRUS IS AFFECTING THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

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Mar 13, 2020

Manufacturing plant and office closures have limited productivity for the Q1. While many large companies rely on China for manufacturing, the technology industry has been hit especially hard with production delays of smartphones, laptops, smart speakers and more. If supply chains around the world co...

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Social Media for Manufacturing Companies: Which Networks Create Leads? SOCIAL MEDIA FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANIES: WHICH NETWORKS CREATE LEADS?

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Mar 12, 2020

Let’s face it: when most people think about social media marketing, they aren’t thinking about industrial B2B companies and manufacturers; they’re thinking about viral ads from companies like Doritos, Old Spice, and Snickers promoting their fun, consumer-facing products. Engaging p...

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The connection between IoT, Industry 4.0, and productivity THE CONNECTION BETWEEN IOT, INDUSTRY 4.0, AND PRODUCTIVITY

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Mar 12, 2020

Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things are similar, but not quite the same. In fact, they work together to help manufacturers increase their productivity. Today we will discuss what they have in common, how they are different, and how they collaborate. Both Industry and IoT involve smart technology...

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How People and Technology are Transforming Manufacturing HOW PEOPLE AND TECHNOLOGY ARE TRANSFORMING MANUFACTURING

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Mar 11, 2020

Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton details how Siemens apprenticeship programs and data are contributing to the transformation of manufacturing. There is no doubting the transformative effects of technological advancements on businesses.

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Is Gamification the Future of Manufacturing? IS GAMIFICATION THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING?

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Mar 11, 2020

Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton explores the application of gaming skills in developing the future manufacturing workforce and how to attract that talent into industry. Manufacturing is probably not recognised as one of the most enjoyable environments and with the current digitalisation process taki...

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Managing Digital Transformation from Automated to Autonomous Operations MANAGING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FROM AUTOMATED TO AUTONOMOUS OPERATIONS

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Mar 11, 2020

Industry has become increasingly involved in the Digital Transformation trend. While the improvements in available technology is welcome, one concern is the impact it might have on people and processes. At the same time, thanks to the ongoing convergence of OT and IT, and the overall digital transfo...

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What is Industry 4.0, & Should an SME Care? WHAT IS INDUSTRY 4.0, & SHOULD AN SME CARE?

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Mar 11, 2020

The first industrial revolution arrived in Great Britain and lasted from the mid-18th century to 1830. During this period, factories that earlier relied on cent percent manual labor migrated towards the machines. In a gist, the first revolution introduced machine manufacturing to the world. There wa...

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Accelerate Your PCB Design and Manufacturing Process ACCELERATE YOUR PCB DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Mar 11, 2020

The increased digitization and connectivity of society is driving continued growth of the electronic design automation tools market, valued at $6.81 billion in 2019 and projected to reach $10.23 billion by 2025, with a compound annual growth rate of 7.8%. EDA is an integral and growing component in ...

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Traceability for Food and Beverage Manufacturers TRACEABILITY FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANUFACTURERS

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Mar 10, 2020

The number of food recalls worldwide has shown a dramatic increase – jumping four-fold in the last 5 years. It is estimated that over 76 million illnesses are caused by food contamination every year in the United States alone! How do you as a Food and Beverage Manufacturer and Distributor miti...

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Operating a long-term approach in manufacturing OPERATING A LONG-TERM APPROACH IN MANUFACTURING

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Mar 09, 2020

Global Leadership in Supply Chain & Operations, Purchasing and Sales with focus on Industry 4.0, Sustainability, People Development & M&A. Creating sustainable value and superior business results in Fast Moving Consumer Goods. Areas of Expertise: Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0, Glo...

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Integrating Analog Controls into IIoT Systems INTEGRATING ANALOG CONTROLS INTO IIOT SYSTEMS

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Mar 09, 2020

As computing and networking gear in industrial environments become more sophisticated, so is the disparity between cutting-edge and decades-old equipment. This fact complicates the process of calculating cybersecurity risk. Roughly half of industrial organizations prioritize increasing visibility of...

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Leading Furniture Manufacturer Embraces Digital Transformation LEADING FURNITURE MANUFACTURER EMBRACES DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Mar 09, 2020

Companies around the world are using Solid Edge to produce amazing products that push the boundaries of innovation. One of these companies is Kimball International – a design and manufacturing company for furniture products with generations of success. Kimball started as a family business in 1...

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The New Face of Manufacturing THE NEW FACE OF MANUFACTURING

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Mar 06, 2020

The manufacturing industry is undergoing tremendous change. The industrial revolution brought us assembly lines and mass production. The result was a dramatic increase in worker productivity. The digital revolution brings a host of new opportunities, enabled by data and the power and intelligence of...

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3D Printing Industry Builds New Processes and Products in 2020 3D PRINTING INDUSTRY BUILDS NEW PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS IN 2020

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Mar 06, 2020

Although we are nearing 40 years since the first recorded 3D printing system, it is still a relatively new manufacturing process compared to traditional techniques that have been around for centuries. As additive manufacturing technology continues to evolve, we see new 3D printing processes, materia...

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The Digital Transformation Journey: How to Avoid Implementation Failure THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY: HOW TO AVOID IMPLEMENTATION FAILURE

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Mar 06, 2020

As your manufacturing firm seeks to diversify, improve operational efficiencies and increase market penetration among other goals, embarking on an Industry 4.0 initiative is a likely first step. While adopting new technology that can help you compete globally and achieve sustainable growth can appea...

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For Manufacturers of Self-Driving Cars, Managing Risk will not be Autonomous FOR MANUFACTURERS OF SELF-DRIVING CARS, MANAGING RISK WILL NOT BE AUTONOMOUS

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Mar 06, 2020

Read this whitepaper to learn why manufacturers of autonomous vehicles should be making a Supplier Product Liability Autonomous Share (SPLASh) pool to manage risk. A SPLASh pool can pave the way to managing carmakers’ risk in the future. The product liability exposure from autonomous vehicles should...

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Manufacturing: The ForwardX Way MANUFACTURING: THE FORWARDX WAY

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Mar 05, 2020

Low-volume & high-mix. Short product life cycles. Cost reduction requirements. High labor turnover. This is manufacturing today. At ForwardX, we aim to transform our clients' facilities with our industry-proven solutions. With our turnkey solution, you can be sure that your facility will be ...

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Women in manufacturing: thoughts from some of the most influential in the textile business WOMEN IN MANUFACTURING: THOUGHTS FROM SOME OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL IN THE TEXTILE BUSINESS

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Mar 05, 2020

The PCIAW are proud of everyone in the industry who makes a difference every single day. With International Women’s Day coming up on the 8th of March, there’s no better time to recognise women’s contribution to the manufacturing industry. Carrington Textiles and Pincroft are two co...

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Clearing the road for the future of car connectivity CLEARING THE ROAD FOR THE FUTURE OF CAR CONNECTIVITY

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Mar 05, 2020

The transportation industry has entered an era of major transformation as vehicles are getting connected, electrified, redefined and more automated. Car connectivity is now considered a requirement from the start. The transition to this intelligent, connected car is already happening as the vehicle ...

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Industry 4.0 Technologies are Driving Efficiencies in Asset Management INDUSTRY 4.0 TECHNOLOGIES ARE DRIVING EFFICIENCIES IN ASSET MANAGEMENT

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Mar 04, 2020

Industry 4.0 has many advantages and different applications in different industries. For maintenance management, the On Key EAM system enables asset owners to create a digital twin to know precisely where their assets are, what type of assets they have and their asset value.

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The future of global manufacturing THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL MANUFACTURING

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Mar 04, 2020

Today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing technologies including artificial intelligence, advanced robotics and the internet of things-often referred to as Industry 4.0 technologies-are poised to reshape the global manufacturing landscape, with important consequences for the traditional role of m...

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Unpacking the Patch Management Process for Operations UNPACKING THE PATCH MANAGEMENT PROCESS FOR OPERATIONS

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Mar 04, 2020

The food and beverage industry has seen great momentum when it comes to addressing cyber hygiene – the starting point for industrial control system cybersecurity. Where we used to have a lot of conversations about network infrastructure, cybersecurity techniques and strategy are now taking cen...

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Grech Motors: Defining Excellence in Manufacturing GRECH MOTORS: DEFINING EXCELLENCE IN MANUFACTURING

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Mar 03, 2020

Let us take you on a journey through the process of manufacturing a Grech Motors Bus. Each step is precise and measured, and a blank chassis takes shape into the world-renowned Grech Motors look. See the final product take shape through hours of handmade and quality checked construction. Grech Motor...

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Three Ways IIoT Expands and Retains the Manufacturing Workforce THREE WAYS IIOT EXPANDS AND RETAINS THE MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE

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Mar 03, 2020

With an aging manufacturing workforce and valuable organizational knowledge at stake, IIoT could be the much-needed advancement for enterprises to draw new talent and retain existing talent. Purpose-built for industrial environments, the award-winning ThingWorx platform empowers organizations to rap...

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The Blurred Line Between Manufacturers and Tech Companies THE BLURRED LINE BETWEEN MANUFACTURERS AND TECH COMPANIES

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Mar 03, 2020

Is Tesla a car manufacturer, an energy company or a technology firm? Elon Musk envisioned Tesla Motors as a technology company and independent automaker, aimed at eventually offering electric cars at prices affordable to the average consumer. Tesla Motors shortened its name to Tesla in February 2017...

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Improving Dairy Process Efficiency IMPROVING DAIRY PROCESS EFFICIENCY

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Mar 03, 2020

According to Forbes magazine, it is estimated that in the last 25 years, global milk production has increased by 61% average 2% per annum and there would be an increase up to 177 million metric tons by 2025. Despite the advances of plant-based milk and dairy analogs, milk and dairy products producti...

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Discrete manufacturing in a changing world DISCRETE MANUFACTURING IN A CHANGING WORLD

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Mar 02, 2020

Discrete manufacturers in Great Britain and around the world have undergone huge transformation in this fourth Industrial Revolution – for a number of reasons. A combination of factors that include economic and market uncertainty, changing customer expectations around technology and a fast-mov...

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How to Calculate OEE and why you need to HOW TO CALCULATE OEE AND WHY YOU NEED TO

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Mar 02, 2020

In this video, Walker Reynolds shares why you need to be calculating Overall Equipment Effectiveness OEE for your entire enterprise. It's not optional if you want to stay in business. Walker Reynolds goes on a rant about IIoT Industry 4.0 and digital transformation.

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How Can Virtual Twins Help Optimize Production Processes? HOW CAN VIRTUAL TWINS HELP OPTIMIZE PRODUCTION PROCESSES?

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Mar 02, 2020

The concept of the digital twin is the hot topic of the day, and it can be heard at hundreds of talks, forums, and events where Industry 4.0 is the main subject. Similarly, there are hundreds of definitions and writings that try to explain, and even sell, what a digital twin is or why it should be t...

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Industry 4.0 and Electronics Manufacturing Trends INDUSTRY 4.0 AND ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING TRENDS

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Mar 02, 2020

In the age of Industry 4.0, electronics manufacturers face increasing pressures to implement innovative processes and new technologies. They must adapt their manufacturing approach to meet customer requests and reduce time to market. Global competition and the need for new manufacturing flexibility ...

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How Manufacturers Plan to Use New Mobile Technologies HOW MANUFACTURERS PLAN TO USE NEW MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES

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Feb 28, 2020

Advanced technologies like AI and IoT are not high on the list of manufacturing technologies to move into production. Instead, manufacturers are looking to mobile technology to help improve data connection and reduce reporting errors.

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Reap the Benefits of IoT, Without Compromising SCADA Security REAP THE BENEFITS OF IOT, WITHOUT COMPROMISING SCADA SECURITY

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Feb 28, 2020

The good news is that IoT will offer advanced connectivity of devices, systems, and services that goes well beyond machine-to-machine communications. The interconnection of all of these devices will result in increased automation in nearly all fields, leading to increases in efficiency, accuracy, an...

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Supply Chain 4.0 How emerging technologies are reconfiguring global supply chains SUPPLY CHAIN 4.0 HOW EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES ARE RECONFIGURING GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

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Feb 28, 2020

Emerging technologies are reconfiguring global supply chains. Witness the disruptive effects of additive manufacturing, a technology that has allowed companies to bring production from overseas to print customized products in local markets for local consumers. Artificial Intelligence and the predict...

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Foster + Partners explore the limits of additive manufacturing with LASIMM FOSTER + PARTNERS EXPLORE THE LIMITS OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH LASIMM

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Feb 27, 2020

3D printing technology has revolutionised the architectural and engineering industry over the past few decades with rapid prototyping playing an increasingly pivotal role in the design process. This process now also offers myriad possibilities in the construction of prefabricated building components...

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Persona Targeting Basics for Manufacturing Companies PERSONA TARGETING BASICS FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

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Feb 27, 2020

In today’s increasingly digital world, there are numerous ways for manufacturing companies to reach potential buyers - emails blasts, eBooks, blog posts, social media, and even SMS texts can all be used to connect with target audiences and increase brand awareness. The whole point of inbound m...

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HP: Eight Trends In 3D Printing HP: EIGHT TRENDS IN 3D PRINTING

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Feb 27, 2020

HP has released its list of predictions for 3D printing and digital manufacturing in 2020. Informed by extensive interviews with a team of experts, this year’s research identifies top trends that will have a major impact on advancing Industry 4.0 such as the need for more sustainable productio...

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How to Reduce Costs for Plastic Caps, Closures and Other Packaging Products HOW TO REDUCE COSTS FOR PLASTIC CAPS, CLOSURES AND OTHER PACKAGING PRODUCTS

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Feb 27, 2020

When selecting a manufacturer for plastic components, look for a partner who offers complete plastic solutions. Rather than providing just the base molding services, they should guide your team with project management from the initial design stage to the delivery of the finished product. At AdvanTec...

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Digital worker for smarter and safer hse DIGITAL WORKER FOR SMARTER AND SAFER HSE

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Feb 26, 2020

Everyone at work is entitled to be provided with an environment where risks of health and safety are professionally controlled. Employers carry primary responsibility for safe and accident-free working sites. What are the key factors that have a direct impact on the number of accidents, people&rsquo...

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Plan to plan on planning effectively PLAN TO PLAN ON PLANNING EFFECTIVELY

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Feb 26, 2020

In order to stay competitive in the digitalization age of manufacturing, design organizations of complex products must author, analyze, and manage manufacturing process plans more efficiently. They will also need to communicate the plans throughout their organization and extended enterprise more eff...

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Helping Manufacturers Shift to Digital Transformation HELPING MANUFACTURERS SHIFT TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Feb 26, 2020

The way manufacturers boost business is changing – traditionally, brands create products and outsource sales and marketing to distributors and dealers, who would in turn, connect with customers directly. This approach is linear and limits the potential of manufacturers. Today’s customers...

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Benefits Of 3D Printing For Manufacturers BENEFITS OF 3D PRINTING FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Feb 25, 2020

Not all goods and parts can or should be 3D printed, but 3D printing provides many benefits throughout the production process. As displayed in the accompanying infographic, 3D printing applications are generally used for proof of concept models, prototyping, product development, and some production....

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Qualcomm Technologies & Siemens Driving the Future of Industrial Manufacturing using 5G QUALCOMM TECHNOLOGIES & SIEMENS DRIVING THE FUTURE OF INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING USING 5G

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Feb 25, 2020

Our work with Siemens will combine our 5G connectivity capabilities with Siemens' deep industry know-how to help us deploy technologies, refine solutions and make the smart industrial future a reality. Discover the 5G Automotive Test Center demo!

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Industry 4.0 Reshaping Manufacturing INDUSTRY 4.0 RESHAPING MANUFACTURING

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Feb 25, 2020

As a global leader in automation, we help you understand what industry 4.0 is and ensure your students have the right skills to work in Advanced Manufacturing. Contact us today to learn how we can improve the efficiency and success of your programs.

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The Rise of 3D Printing in Retail Businesses THE RISE OF 3D PRINTING IN RETAIL BUSINESSES

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Feb 25, 2020

3D printing is taking the retail industry to new heights. According to Singularity Hub, Forget costly prototypes, traditional textile manufacturing, product recalls, and the like. 3D printing is about to turn the entire retail industry on its head. The technology allows for faster and more efficient...

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5 Manufacturing Trends to Watch for 2020 5 MANUFACTURING TRENDS TO WATCH FOR 2020

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Feb 25, 2020

With Industry 4.0 rapidly picking up steam, 2020 is the year for producers to organize innovative headways so as to remain serious in the coming years - and industry forecasts propose the coming years are going to move rapidly. Activities that depend on associated, information driven advancements pr...

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The road to industrial IoT security THE ROAD TO INDUSTRIAL IOT SECURITY

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Feb 25, 2020

IIoT drives the physical world where operational technologies are used. The risk in IIoT environments involves threats that would undermine the operational safety physical security of goods and people, environmental impact and the availability or even the physical integrity of the production process...

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The Value of Augmented Reality in Manufacturing Technology THE VALUE OF AUGMENTED REALITY IN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 24, 2020

This white paper is part of AMT’s resource library on transformative technologies. There is enormous opportunity for learning, collaboration, and investment between the manufacturing and technology communities to accelerate innovative solutions and product development in the coming decade. Ind...

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How to build an automated robotic CNC manufacturing cell HOW TO BUILD AN AUTOMATED ROBOTIC CNC MANUFACTURING CELL

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Feb 24, 2020

An introduction on how to automate your CNC manufacturing process. Renishaw worked with Fanuc and Star CNC to automate their turning process into a fully automated robotic cell, using a Fanuc robot arm to load and unload the machine, and a Renishaw Equator gauging system to enable process control. B...

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What Do You Need To Know About Industry 5.0? WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INDUSTRY 5.0?

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Feb 24, 2020

We’re in the midst of industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution that encompasses all sorts of “smart” manufacturing practices and systems. We use artificial intelligence, intelligent devices, cloud solutions, cognitive computing, and all sorts of digital technologies to...

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Smart Manufacturing for Semiconductor SMART MANUFACTURING FOR SEMICONDUCTOR

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Feb 24, 2020

In a new white paper, Julie Fraser from Iyno Advisors explores the topic of Smart Manufacturing in the Semiconductor Industry. Smart manufacturing is the element of Industry 4.0 that uses digital means to ensure continuous improvement. It is a key digital enterprise thread for consistent, high yield...

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How IoT Help Industrial Manufacturer To Become Smart? HOW IOT HELP INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURER TO BECOME SMART?

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Feb 21, 2020

IoT or Internet of Things has created a fervor in the market. You can find its prominence in our daily life. With the changing lifestyle and complex needs of customers, manufacturing companies are now working towards creating smarter products and IoT plays a key role in it. Hence, there is a growing...

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3D printing a Mustang’s parking brake 3D PRINTING A MUSTANG’S PARKING BRAKE

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Feb 21, 2020

It isn’t very easy to believe, but 3D printed cars currently exist. Though in prototype form, the innovation and product are out there. As a segue to this technology moving into the mainstream at your local dealership, we see the adoption of printing car parts via additive manufacturing or 3D ...

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Hi-Tech Automation Has Change The Way People Work HI-TECH AUTOMATION HAS CHANGE THE WAY PEOPLE WORK

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Feb 20, 2020

Many experts in automation say ai and robots can actually help us be more productive, freeing us of our most mundane and time-consuming tasks so that we can drive more value at work. Are you looking for latest technology trends, new inventions and advancement shaping our modern world together with s...

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How can the IoT improve safety in manufacturing? HOW CAN THE IOT IMPROVE SAFETY IN MANUFACTURING?

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Feb 20, 2020

The real-time data collection and reporting functions of IoT can reduce the more than 430,000 non-fatal occupational injuries in the private manufacturing sector. Companies can outfit heavy machinery with automatic stop guards to cut equipment power when a dangerous situation arises. When sensors de...

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IIoT and the road to data monetization IIOT AND THE ROAD TO DATA MONETIZATION

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Feb 20, 2020

The implementation of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is bringing benefits to organizations in two key areas: operational improvements and data monetization. A new report from IDG shows that companies understand the value in their IIoT data and have begun to look at how that data can be exp...

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How to Reduce Your Total Landed Costs HOW TO REDUCE YOUR TOTAL LANDED COSTS

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Feb 19, 2020

With over 45 years of experience providing industrial and retail packaging solutions, Progress Container & Display has the skills and knowledge necessary to help you with all of your packaging needs, including packaging design, packaging manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. We’ve ...

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Industry 4.0 Explained in 140 Characters INDUSTRY 4.0 EXPLAINED IN 140 CHARACTERS

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Feb 19, 2020

What is Industry 4.0 anyway? As Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center, our job is to bring awareness to the Fourth Industrial Revolution so that companies across the state of Michigan and beyond can become digital leaders. There are many ways to define this transformation, but can you expla...

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The Three Pillars of Electronics Manufacturing for the Future THE THREE PILLARS OF ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING FOR THE FUTURE

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Feb 19, 2020

The dramatic growth in electronics over the last decade has caused a few trends to emerge. Electronics has become personal, driving companies to figure out how they can move from single part numbers in mass production to flexible, custom products manufactured in small lot sizes. With people increasi...

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Caloless Low Calorie Foods Manufacturing CALOLESS LOW CALORIE FOODS MANUFACTURING

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Feb 18, 2020

Caloless Manufacturing is awarded with ISO22000 and HACCP certification. The first phase of investment of USD $4.5M is marked completed by the launch of their new factory with Class 100,00 or ISO 9 clean rooms.

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Private 5G Networks and the Future of Industry 4.0 PRIVATE 5G NETWORKS AND THE FUTURE OF INDUSTRY 4.0

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Feb 18, 2020

Modernizing an industrial operation to support Industry 4.0 applications can be a remarkably complex challenge. This is especially true where a facility uses legacy fixed Ethernet to connect machines to a central office location. Transition may be easier where a facility has already transitioned to ...

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Five Things to Know About Ohio Manufacturing FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT OHIO MANUFACTURING

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Feb 18, 2020

Having a deep understanding of your market is an essential facet of a successful sales strategy. For those looking to do business with Ohio manufacturers, IndustrySelect’s database of 400,000 U.S. manufacturers contains a vast amount of hand-verified data to help users understand their market ...

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Digitize the industrial machinery supply chain DIGITIZE THE INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY SUPPLY CHAIN

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Feb 17, 2020

A digital supply chain can dynamically predict demand patterns while improving visibility and leveraging asset availability. Industrial machinery leaders view digital investment as important across the supply chain activities. Industrial machinery leaders see strong returns from digital technologies...

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Our Transformer School is built upon more than 130 years of manufacturing excellence OUR TRANSFORMER SCHOOL IS BUILT UPON MORE THAN 130 YEARS OF MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE

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Feb 17, 2020

Our transformers have been developed with over one hundred and thirty years of experience. And the most advanced transformers in the world demand the most sophisticated materials, micron-level precision, the highest level of quality and testing to the strictest standards. The secret to this manufact...

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Manufacturing of Turbine Blades in a M50-G MILLTURN MANUFACTURING OF TURBINE BLADES IN A M50-G MILLTURN

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Feb 17, 2020

Highly stressed components like turbine blades require machining concepts at the highest level. As materials like high-alloy-steels, nickel-based alloys and titanium alloys are common in this field an extremely rigid and dynamic machine is required for cost efficient machining. Thanks to its unique ...

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3 Technologies to Change Industries in 2020 and Beyond 3 TECHNOLOGIES TO CHANGE INDUSTRIES IN 2020 AND BEYOND

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Feb 17, 2020

Technology has proven it’s a force to be reckoned with when it comes to transforming organizations, business models and entire industries. But not all technology is created equal when it comes to driving real change, especially in highly complex and competitive industries like healthcare, reta...

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China’s Manufacturing Transformation under the Industrial Internet CHINA’S MANUFACTURING TRANSFORMATION UNDER THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET

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Feb 17, 2020

The fundamental reason for the sustained and rapid growth of China’s economy over the past 30 years of reform and opening up lies in the establishment of a manufacturing strategy that suits the national conditions, that is, to take advantage of China’s labor force and market advantages, ...

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Digital Transformation in Pharma Manufacturing DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN PHARMA MANUFACTURING

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Feb 13, 2020

Keeping current with good pharma manufacturing practice is well, a good practice. Unless you’re the United States Food and Drug Administration-then it’s the law. The FDA helps safeguard the quality of drug products by monitoring drug manufacturers’ compliance with its Current Good ...

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The Future of Augmented Reality THE FUTURE OF AUGMENTED REALITY

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Feb 12, 2020

Your business operates in the real world, but that does not mean you have to be limited to real world solutions to some of your biggest operating challenges. Employee training, product development, quality assurance, system maintenance and more can become easier, faster, more efficient, safer and le...

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Four important steps for delivering an Industry 4.0 factory and supply chain FOUR IMPORTANT STEPS FOR DELIVERING AN INDUSTRY 4.0 FACTORY AND SUPPLY CHAIN

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Feb 12, 2020

Baljeet Nagi, ECEMEA SCM Strategy Leader, provides four important steps for delivering an Industry 4.0 factory and supply chain. Also referred to as the next industrial revolution, Industry 4.0 is synonymous with smart technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, cloud computing, Blockchain and the...

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SA farmers should take advantage of Industry 4.0 technology SA FARMERS SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF INDUSTRY 4.0 TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 12, 2020

Agriculture is one of South Africa’s key economic contributors yet a large percentage of the sector still runs on traditional practices and processes based on older technologies. With a local population of 58 million and rising, as well as a growing export trade, South Africa’s farming i...

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PDM to PLM PDM TO PLM

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Feb 12, 2020

PDM takes control of designs, documents, BOMs and processes, primarily to drive engineering efficiency and productivity, but also to improve collaboration across the business. PLM not only manages all product-related data, but also extends the benefits of PDM to support the whole business across the...

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The Future of Manufacturing THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING

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Feb 11, 2020

How will Dion’s products be manufactured in 2030? And what role should your company play to stay relevant for the next generation? Explore the opportunities of tomorrow! Each industry has its owns challenges and digital disruption is everywhere. Organizations must be agile and build new moment...

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Electronic Manufacturing THE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON ELECTRONIC MANUFACTURING

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Feb 11, 2020

Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, is considered a crucial hub in the middle of China, a place of high importance for the production of automobiles, electronics, optics, and fiber optics. Wuhan and surrounding cities in the Hubei province are currently on a government-imposed quarantine at a scal...

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Achieving Interoperability in an Industry 4.0 Factory ACHIEVING INTEROPERABILITY IN AN INDUSTRY 4.0 FACTORY

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Feb 11, 2020

As a part of the Industry 4.0 movement, factory engineers are increasingly adopting some form of industrial Ethernet to interconnect the machines and other equipment implementing their production processes. Ethernet has been around in multiple forms for over 40 years. Most of it serves the IT commun...

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Powering the New Age of Manufacturing POWERING THE NEW AGE OF MANUFACTURING

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Feb 10, 2020

Manufacturing is at a crossroads. The traditional ways of growing productivity and profits no longer work, and the industry has been at a loss for new ones. But no longer. A solution has been found. The potential is unlimited, and the obstacles are gone. All that remains is for manufacturers to embr...

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How is 3D printing revolutionizing the manufacturing industry? HOW IS 3D PRINTING REVOLUTIONIZING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY?

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Feb 10, 2020

From prosthetic body parts to Rolls Royce cars and airplanes, shoes to drones, engagement rings to 400sq foot homes – there’s not much in the manufacturing sphere that is out of the technology’s reach. In April 2016, H. H. Sheikh Mohammed launched the Dubai 3D Printing Strategy - t...

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4 Food and Beverage Manufacturing Trends on Tap for 2020 4 FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANUFACTURING TRENDS ON TAP FOR 2020

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Feb 10, 2020

It’s the food and beverage industry’s job to appeal to consumer tastes by keeping tabs on what’s hot and what’s not. In the 1990s, for instance, fat free or reduced fat was all the rage, evidenced by the variety of products with such descriptions featured in bold typeface on ...

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Digitalizing Your Manufacturing Ecosystem DIGITALIZING YOUR MANUFACTURING ECOSYSTEM

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Feb 10, 2020

Making digitalization work for you requires an understanding of your manufacturing ecosystem. Standards - such as ISA-95 - only guide you on a journey to more deeply comprehend the workings of your unique process for manufacturing your products. A batch manufacturing ecosystem often includes campaig...

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The role of academia and industry in CAR T-cell manufacturing THE ROLE OF ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY IN CAR T-CELL MANUFACTURING

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Feb 07, 2020

From the 2nd European CAR T-cell Meeting in Sitges, Spain, Manel Juan Otero, MD, PhD, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, discusses the role of academia and industry in the manufacturing of CAR T-cells and how they can coexist and move forward together. Dr Juan Otero believes that in the fu...

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5 Benefits of Starting a Manufacturing Blog 5 BENEFITS OF STARTING A MANUFACTURING BLOG

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Feb 07, 2020

Manufacturing is one of the top industries driving the U.S. economy, responsible for 11.39 percent of total output in 2019. As established companies in the industry expand their reach and new companies emerge, the need to establish thought leadership is more important than ever. How can you lead the...

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A&D Manufacturing Takes on Industry 4.0 A&D MANUFACTURING TAKES ON INDUSTRY 4.0

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Feb 07, 2020

This paper discusses four key focus areas for manufacturers looking to capitalize on the advancements of the fourth industrial revolution in Aerospace & Defense 4.0-and centers around some common feedback we hear from our customer base when they look to future-proof their business. Connectivity ...

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Why Manufacturing Needs the Connected Worker WHY MANUFACTURING NEEDS THE CONNECTED WORKER

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Feb 06, 2020

For the last few years, analysts have predicted the rise of the connected worker. Turns out the predictions came true, and the connected worker is here. Here’s what you need to know about the connected worker in manufacturing today. The connected worker is any worker whose tasks are monitored ...

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Fleets of Autonomous Mobile Robots FLEETS OF AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS

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Feb 06, 2020

Current market conditions including labor hiring challenges (extremely low unemployment rates and an increasing national minimum wage) are dramatically changing the operating modes of warehouses and distribution centers. Manufacturing and retail are also impacted.Compounded by increasing same-day cu...

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Have robots grounded the flying geese? Automation and offshoring in the manufacturing sector HAVE ROBOTS GROUNDED THE FLYING GEESE? AUTOMATION AND OFFSHORING IN THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR

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Feb 06, 2020

Adidas announced in late 2019 that its Speedfactories-in Ansbach in Germany and Atlanta in the U.S.-which use computerized knitting, robotic cutting, and 3D printing to produce athletic footwear will close next year. Having been heralded as evidence of how robots will lead to wide-scale reshoring of...

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Fleets of Autonomous Mobile Robots FLEETS OF AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS

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Feb 06, 2020

Current market conditions including labor hiring challenges (extremely low unemployment rates and an increasing national minimum wage) are dramatically changing the operating modes of warehouses and distribution centers. Manufacturing and retail are also impacted.Compounded by increasing same-day cu...

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The Industrial IoT Maturity Journey THE INDUSTRIAL IOT MATURITY JOURNEY

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Feb 05, 2020

This infographic is a visual representation of the journey explained in the Industrial IoT maturity model. Follow these steps in your journey from digitalisation to intelligent machines to successfully implement Industry 4.0 in your enterprise. An Industrial IoT platform, like IXON Cloud, can help y...

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Next Step in Lean Manufacturing NEXT STEP IN LEAN MANUFACTURING

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Feb 05, 2020

You’ve then provided your employees with a measurable goal in the form of a question. Your workers may feel empowered to answer with some hands-on suggestions for incremental changes, such as reducing setup steps or combining workstations. This, in turn, could not only reduce lead time but sig...

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Fabrication Industry Responds to Supply Chain Risks and Global Slowdown FABRICATION INDUSTRY RESPONDS TO SUPPLY CHAIN RISKS AND GLOBAL SLOWDOWN

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Feb 05, 2020

Fabricators and manufacturers are facing a mixed bag of projections as they look towards 2020 and beyond, with many being impacted by an ongoing and unpredictable trade war, a labor shortage, a new era of protectionism, fluctuating material pricing and a global slowdown. Now is the time for fabricat...

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A/B Testing Examples For Manufacturers And Industrial Companies A/B TESTING EXAMPLES FOR MANUFACTURERS AND INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES

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Feb 05, 2020

When was the last time you A/B tested your website? Was it last month? Last year? Never? Continuous iteration is important for driving improvements on industrial websites and to ensure your website is meeting your business goals. A/B testing - also known as multivariate testing, iterative testing, o...

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Designing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution DESIGNING FOR THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Feb 05, 2020

How do you design and manufacture products suited for the Fourth Industrial Revolution — the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI)? Hint: You can’t do it with single-point 3D modeling and 2D drawing solutions. Learn how upgrading to an integrated 3D product development solution c...

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Save Time, Reduce Costs and Improve Mold Quality SAVE TIME, REDUCE COSTS AND IMPROVE MOLD QUALITY

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Feb 05, 2020

With more of today’s products containing plastic components, there is a need to shorten injection-molded part and tooling development cycles while simultaneously improving the quality of injection-molded parts. Learn how plastics simulation software helps part designers, mold makers and injection-mo...

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Electrical Design Eliminates ‘Ball of String’ ELECTRICAL DESIGN ELIMINATES ‘BALL OF STRING’

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Feb 05, 2020

While 3D CAD technology has revolutionized mechanical design for decades now, its electrical counterpart has languished in 2D. But no longer. Electrical design doesn’t need to be an afterthought when it comes to product development. Learn how electrical and mechanical design can be integrated into a...

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Winnipeg: A hub for Advanced Manufacturing WINNIPEG: A HUB FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

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Feb 04, 2020

With 1,416 manufacturing companies, 42,400 employees and over $80 million invested in post-secondary innovation recently - Winnipeg is Canada's hub for advance manufacturing. We’ve manufactured a solid reputation for producing high-value, well-designed and engineering-intensive goods for s...

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For Industrial Companies: How Much Should You Spend On Marketing? FOR INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES: HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU SPEND ON MARKETING?

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Feb 04, 2020

Even though the manufacturing industry has had a long dominance in the U.S. economy, it’s still relatively a newcomer when it comes to all things B2B marketing. Instead of word-of-mouth referrals and newspaper advertisements, digital platforms have become the most effective way to drive new bu...

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Modern Obstacles of Automotive Electronics Manufacturing in Digital Age MODERN OBSTACLES OF AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING IN DIGITAL AGE

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Feb 04, 2020

Innovation in electronics is enabling rapid growth of all electronics segments such as automotive, consumer, industrial and strategic electronics. This is well reflected in the automotive electronics industry. Today’s car will have more than 50 electronic systems just for monitoring and contro...

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The Future of Manufacturing Is Sustainable THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING IS SUSTAINABLE

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Jan 31, 2020

At Seco Tools, we believe that everyone can help when it comes to slowing down the detrimental effects we are having on our planet. We try to recycle as much raw material as possible, reduce our carbon footprint wherever we can, and increase the efficiency of our manufacturing processes wherever pos...

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Manufacturing in Bellingham is flourishing, data suggests MANUFACTURING IN BELLINGHAM IS FLOURISHING, DATA SUGGESTS

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Jan 31, 2020

According to a new study by AdvisorSmith, Bellingham ranks #5 on the list of midsize cities that have increasingly robust manufacturing sectors. The study analyzed cities using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Among other factors, the s...

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How Choosing an American Manufacturer Helps the Economy HOW CHOOSING AN AMERICAN MANUFACTURER HELPS THE ECONOMY

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Jan 31, 2020

While many companies outsource their manufacturing overseas, there are many benefits of American manufacturing. Why exactly should you choose U.S. manufacturers? For starters, American manufacturers help keep money in the country rather than abroad. Choosing an American manufacturer creates more dem...

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Warehouse Robotics: Everything You Need to Know in 2019 WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW IN 2019

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Jan 30, 2020

Imagine, your warehouse labor costs cut by 70%. Your warehouse operates during the day and night with equal costs. Your inventory counts are updated daily. Believe it or not, this is a reality in today’s warehouses. and their processes are duplicable. The first robots in the supply chain were ...

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Enabling High-Mix, Low-Volume Manufacturing of Electronics with 3D Printing ENABLING HIGH-MIX, LOW-VOLUME MANUFACTURING OF ELECTRONICS WITH 3D PRINTING

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Jan 30, 2020

Mass manufacturing has made modern life possible for people around the globe. The need to quickly manufacture products in high volumes is not going to change any time soon, but the traditional production environment is not suitable for high-mix, low-volume manufacturing of complex products. This is ...

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Tech Tours - Inspiring Career Pathways within Manufacturing TECH TOURS - INSPIRING CAREER PATHWAYS WITHIN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 29, 2020

Gen Z’s knowledge and understanding around manufacturing career opportunities can be limited by the information and experiences they are exposed to. Without having seen or experienced such environments, how can youths consider future pathways within industry, let alone be attracted to join?

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Producing faster results with manufacturing knowledge and know-how PRODUCING FASTER RESULTS WITH MANUFACTURING KNOWLEDGE AND KNOW-HOW

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Jan 29, 2020

Knust-Godwin - Producing faster results with manufacturing knowledge and know-how - Dassault Systèmes. Knust-Godwin uses Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE platform to help customers improve product manufacturing and maximize the benefits of subtractive and additive manufacturing.

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The Additive Manufacturing Production Line: What Electronics Manufacturers Can Expect THE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING PRODUCTION LINE: WHAT ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURERS CAN EXPECT

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Jan 29, 2020

Additive manufacturing technologies have advanced to the point where 3D printing processes and systems have moved outside the laboratory and onto the factory floor. More than 90% of Fortune 500 manufacturing CEOs agree that additive manufacturing will play a pivotal role in their operations in the f...

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Intelligent BOM Management Drives Manufacturing Success INTELLIGENT BOM MANAGEMENT DRIVES MANUFACTURING SUCCESS

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Jan 29, 2020

Most manufacturing companies must rely on many supply chain partners to design and deliver products to their customers under budget and ahead of schedule. Dispersed teams must be able to easily access the latest product information anytime and anywhere. Keeping everyone on the same page is critical ...

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Teaching Smart Manufacturing in Universities TEACHING SMART MANUFACTURING IN UNIVERSITIES

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Jan 28, 2020

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

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

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Jan 28, 2020

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

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

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Jan 28, 2020

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

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

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Jan 27, 2020

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

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

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Jan 27, 2020

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

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

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Jan 27, 2020

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

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

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Jan 24, 2020

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

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

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Jan 24, 2020

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

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Small Business Loans for Manufacturers SMALL BUSINESS LOANS FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Jan 24, 2020

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

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

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Jan 23, 2020

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

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

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Jan 23, 2020

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

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

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Jan 23, 2020

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

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

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Jan 22, 2020

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

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

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Jan 22, 2020

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

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

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Jan 21, 2020

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

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

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Jan 21, 2020

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

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

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Jan 21, 2020

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

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

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Jan 21, 2020

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

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Transforming the automotive arena TRANSFORMING THE AUTOMOTIVE ARENA

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Jan 20, 2020

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

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

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Jan 17, 2020

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

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

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Jan 17, 2020

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

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Customized Wood Coatings For Manufacturers CUSTOMIZED WOOD COATINGS FOR MANUFACTURERS

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Jan 16, 2020

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

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

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Jan 16, 2020

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

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

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Jan 16, 2020

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

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

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Jan 16, 2020

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

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

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Jan 15, 2020

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

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

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Jan 15, 2020

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

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

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Jan 14, 2020

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

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

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Jan 14, 2020

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

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

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Jan 14, 2020

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

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

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Jan 13, 2020

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

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

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Jan 13, 2020

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

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

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Jan 13, 2020

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

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

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Jan 13, 2020

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

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

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Jan 13, 2020

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

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Fusion 360 Additive Manufacturing Updates FUSION 360 ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING UPDATES

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Jan 10, 2020

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

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

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Jan 10, 2020

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

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

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Jan 09, 2020

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

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Fit for Industry 4.0? FIT FOR INDUSTRY 4.0?

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Jan 09, 2020

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

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

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Jan 09, 2020

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

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Worldwide Protective Products Manufacturing Floor WORLDWIDE PROTECTIVE PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING FLOOR

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Jan 08, 2020

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

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

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Jan 08, 2020

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

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

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Jan 08, 2020

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

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

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Jan 07, 2020

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

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

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Jan 07, 2020

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

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

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Jan 07, 2020

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

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Forecasting Practice in Manufacturing Business FORECASTING PRACTICE IN MANUFACTURING BUSINESS

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Jan 07, 2020

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

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

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Jan 07, 2020

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

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

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Jan 07, 2020

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

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

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Jan 06, 2020

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

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Role Of IoT In Manufacturing ROLE OF IOT IN MANUFACTURING

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Jan 06, 2020

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

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

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Jan 05, 2020

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

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

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Jan 03, 2020

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

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Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing Industry ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jan 03, 2020

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

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

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Jan 02, 2020

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

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

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Jan 02, 2020

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

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

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Jan 01, 2020

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

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

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Dec 30, 2019

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

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

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Dec 30, 2019

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

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

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Dec 30, 2019

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

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

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Dec 27, 2019

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

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

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Dec 27, 2019

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

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

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Dec 26, 2019

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

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

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Dec 26, 2019

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

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

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Dec 26, 2019

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

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

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Dec 24, 2019

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

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

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Dec 24, 2019

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

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Trends in Manufacturing Technology 2020 TRENDS IN MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 2020

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Dec 24, 2019

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

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

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Dec 23, 2019

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

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

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Dec 23, 2019

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

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

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Dec 23, 2019

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

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

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Dec 20, 2019

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

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THE Rules When Manufacturing Overseas THE RULES WHEN MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS

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Dec 20, 2019

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

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

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Dec 19, 2019

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

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

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Dec 19, 2019

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

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

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Dec 19, 2019

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

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

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Dec 18, 2019

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

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

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Dec 18, 2019

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

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

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Dec 18, 2019

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

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

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Dec 17, 2019

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

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

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Dec 17, 2019

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

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

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Dec 17, 2019

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

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

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Dec 17, 2019

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

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

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Dec 16, 2019

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

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

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Dec 16, 2019

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

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

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Dec 16, 2019

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

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

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Dec 13, 2019

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

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

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Dec 13, 2019

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

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

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Dec 11, 2019

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

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

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Dec 11, 2019

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

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

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Dec 11, 2019

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

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

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Dec 10, 2019

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

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

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Dec 10, 2019

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

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

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Dec 10, 2019

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

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

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Dec 09, 2019

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

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

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Dec 09, 2019

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

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

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Dec 06, 2019

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

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

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Dec 05, 2019

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

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

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Dec 05, 2019

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

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

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Dec 05, 2019

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

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

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Dec 04, 2019

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

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

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Dec 04, 2019

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

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

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Dec 03, 2019

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

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

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Dec 03, 2019

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

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

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Dec 03, 2019

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

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

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Dec 02, 2019

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

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

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Dec 02, 2019

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

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

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Dec 02, 2019

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

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DECK 7 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS AND BEST PRACTICES REPORT DECK 7 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS AND BEST PRACTICES REPORT

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Nov 19, 2019

Read the Deck 7 Webinar Benchmarks & Best Practices Report to see how your webinars measure against market benchmarks. And learn about the best practices

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VR Training for Manufacturing VR TRAINING FOR MANUFACTURING

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Nov 15, 2019

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

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

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Nov 15, 2019

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

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

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Nov 15, 2019

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

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

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Nov 14, 2019

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

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

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Nov 14, 2019

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

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

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Nov 14, 2019

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

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

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

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

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Nov 13, 2019

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

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

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Nov 13, 2019

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

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

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Nov 13, 2019

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

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

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Nov 12, 2019

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

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

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Nov 12, 2019

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

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

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Nov 12, 2019

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

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

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Nov 12, 2019

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

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

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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Additive Manufacturing Capabilities In Creo ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES IN CREO

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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Manufacturing Digitalization That Works MANUFACTURING DIGITALIZATION THAT WORKS

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Nov 11, 2019

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

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

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Nov 08, 2019

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

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

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Nov 08, 2019

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

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

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Nov 07, 2019

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

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

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Nov 07, 2019

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

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

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Nov 07, 2019

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

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

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Nov 07, 2019

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

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Energy Parts Machining ENERGY PARTS MACHINING

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Nov 07, 2019

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

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

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Nov 06, 2019

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

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

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Nov 06, 2019

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

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

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Nov 06, 2019

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

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Leading transformation in manufacturing LEADING TRANSFORMATION IN MANUFACTURING

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Nov 05, 2019

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

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CompAir Airend Manufacturing in Simmern COMPAIR AIREND MANUFACTURING IN SIMMERN

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Nov 05, 2019

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

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

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Nov 05, 2019

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

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

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Nov 05, 2019

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

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

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Nov 04, 2019

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

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

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Nov 04, 2019

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

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

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Nov 03, 2019

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

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

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Nov 01, 2019

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

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

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Nov 01, 2019

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

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

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Nov 01, 2019

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

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

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Nov 01, 2019

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

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

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Oct 31, 2019

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

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

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Oct 31, 2019

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

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

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Oct 31, 2019

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

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

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Oct 30, 2019

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

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

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Oct 30, 2019

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

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

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Oct 30, 2019

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

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

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Oct 30, 2019

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

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Carbon CARBON'S MANUFACTURING STRATEGY CONTINUES

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Oct 30, 2019

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

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

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Oct 30, 2019

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

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Advanced Manufacturing at BAE Systems ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AT BAE SYSTEMS

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Oct 29, 2019

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

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

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Oct 29, 2019

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

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

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Oct 29, 2019

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

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

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Oct 29, 2019

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

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

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Oct 26, 2019

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

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

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Oct 25, 2019

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

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

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Oct 25, 2019

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

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

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Oct 24, 2019

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

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

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Oct 24, 2019

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

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

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Oct 24, 2019

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

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

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Oct 24, 2019

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

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

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Oct 23, 2019

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

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

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Oct 23, 2019

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

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

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Oct 23, 2019

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

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

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Oct 22, 2019

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

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

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Oct 22, 2019

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

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Automotive manufacturing technologies AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

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Oct 22, 2019

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

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

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Oct 22, 2019

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

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Future of Production FUTURE OF PRODUCTION

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Oct 21, 2019

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

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

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Oct 21, 2019

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

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

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Oct 21, 2019

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

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

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Oct 21, 2019

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

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

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Oct 18, 2019

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

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

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Oct 18, 2019

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

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

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Oct 18, 2019

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

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

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Oct 18, 2019

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

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

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Oct 17, 2019

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

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

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Oct 17, 2019

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

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

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Oct 17, 2019

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

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

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Oct 16, 2019

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

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

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Oct 16, 2019

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

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Manufacturing Day 2019 at Graco MANUFACTURING DAY 2019 AT GRACO

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Oct 15, 2019

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

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

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Oct 15, 2019

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

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

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Oct 15, 2019

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

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

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Oct 15, 2019

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

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

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Oct 14, 2019

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

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

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Oct 14, 2019

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

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

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Oct 14, 2019

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

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

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Oct 12, 2019

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

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

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Oct 11, 2019

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

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

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Oct 11, 2019

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

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

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Oct 10, 2019

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

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

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Oct 10, 2019

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

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

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Oct 10, 2019

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

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

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Oct 10, 2019

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

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

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Oct 09, 2019

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

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

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Oct 09, 2019

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

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

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Oct 09, 2019

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

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

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Oct 09, 2019

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

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

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Oct 09, 2019

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

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

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Oct 07, 2019

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

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

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Oct 07, 2019

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

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

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Oct 07, 2019

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

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PCBA Manufacturing for Extreme Environments PCBA MANUFACTURING FOR EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS

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Oct 05, 2019

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

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Manufacturing in America Infographic MANUFACTURING IN AMERICA INFOGRAPHIC

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Oct 04, 2019

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

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

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Oct 04, 2019

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

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

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Oct 04, 2019

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

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

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Oct 04, 2019

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

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

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Oct 03, 2019

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

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

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Oct 03, 2019

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

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

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Oct 03, 2019

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

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

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Oct 03, 2019

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

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

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Oct 01, 2019

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

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

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Oct 01, 2019

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

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

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Oct 01, 2019

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

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

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Sep 30, 2019

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

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

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Sep 30, 2019

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

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

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Sep 30, 2019

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

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Additive Manufacturing at Solar Turbines ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT SOLAR TURBINES

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Sep 27, 2019

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

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

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Sep 27, 2019

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

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

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Sep 27, 2019

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

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

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Sep 26, 2019

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

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

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Sep 26, 2019

The Hybrid Materials Laboratory from the SUPSI University in Switzerland develops new composite materials for a variety of applications, ranging from filtration systems to surfaces of aerospace v