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Wordsmith Advertising Factory and Manufacturing Showreel 2019 WORDSMITH ADVERTISING FACTORY AND MANUFACTURING SHOWREEL 2019

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Jul 17, 2019

When we say we’re an ad agency, that means exactly what you think it means. We’re a real, full-fledged, full-service agency that uses every channel and every technology available to make your brand more effective, memorable and competitiv...

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HPE OEM Solutions: Accelerate Towards Smarter Manufacturing HPE OEM SOLUTIONS: ACCELERATE TOWARDS SMARTER MANUFACTURING

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Jul 17, 2019

Discover how HPE OEM Solutions works with you to take the lead on manufacturing innovation and speed your time to revenue. Smart manufacturing is a broad category of manufacturing that employs computer-integrated manufacturing, high levels of adaptab...

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10X Faster 3D Printing In Dispute: Jabil Sues Essentium 10X FASTER 3D PRINTING IN DISPUTE: JABIL SUES ESSENTIUM

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Jul 17, 2019

The technology in question is hitting the market as Essentium’s HSE 180 S, a system proclaimed to be 10x faster than the next-fasted 3D printer out there. Thats a sore spot for Jabil, which states that that 10x faster system is actually based o...

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Can we save wildlife with 3D printing? CAN WE SAVE WILDLIFE WITH 3D PRINTING?

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Jul 17, 2019

We recently wrote about saving forests thanks to Additive Manufacturing, now new research was conducted to protect wildlife animals. Brandy Neiles, a resource biologist from South Dakota’s Gae, Fish & Parks, is changing the face of preservi...

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Is a sand 3D printer the future of Additive Manufacturing? IS A SAND 3D PRINTER THE FUTURE OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING?

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Jul 17, 2019

You might be surprised, but sand 3D printers go back to the late 90s! Generis and MIT are responsible for this huge development. But how exactly does this technology work? At what stage is it after 20 years of research and improvements? Today, we wil...

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4 Examples of American Machining Evolution 4 EXAMPLES OF AMERICAN MACHINING EVOLUTION

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Jul 17, 2019

Although the American machine tool industry is not what it used to be, American engineers continue to design and American workers continued to build metal-cutting equipment. At the Fives Giddings & Lewis plant in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, they&rsqu...

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Complete Due Diligence for Your Manufacturing Process COMPLETE DUE DILIGENCE FOR YOUR MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Jul 16, 2019

It is an ever-increasing responsibility for food manufacturers to take every precaution to ensure their products comply with weighing regulations and contaminant free in line with retailer specifications. The METTLER TOLEDO Due Diligence Kit integrat...

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Where Are The Stratasys Advanced 3D Printing Demonstrators? WHERE ARE THE STRATASYS ADVANCED 3D PRINTING DEMONSTRATORS?

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Jul 16, 2019

Stratasys seems to be selling one of their demonstration technologies as a product now, but what happened to the others? In the past few years we were fortunate enough to see first hand three very unusual technology demonstrations by Stratasys. These...

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How NASA Plans to Start Building in Space in the Next 3 Years HOW NASA PLANS TO START BUILDING IN SPACE IN THE NEXT 3 YEARS

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Jul 16, 2019

3D printing technologies have significantly improved over the past few years and some have even made it to the jobsite.  Not to be outdone, NASA, your favorite America space exploration organization, has announced a plan to being building and ma...

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Current trends in bioresin manufacturing CURRENT TRENDS IN BIORESIN MANUFACTURING

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Jul 16, 2019

Plastics are among the most versatile materials on the planet, but humanity's propensity to misuse single-use plastic items like straws and flatware has become an environmental threat. That's where bioresin comes in - slowly. The biggest chan...

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Manufacturers planning for the future, planning for success MANUFACTURERS PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE, PLANNING FOR SUCCESS

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Jul 16, 2019

Undoubtedly, the manufacturing sector is facing change and uncertainty, but it’s also seeking to take control of its own destiny. A new report from Sage, Riding the wave of uncertainty: how process manufacturers are planning for a brighter futu...

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Artificial Intelligence in BMW Manufacturing ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN BMW MANUFACTURING

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Jul 15, 2019

Artificial intelligence is on the rise in automotive production. Since 2018, the BMW Group has been using various AI applications in series production. One focus is automated image recognition: In these processes, artificial intelligence evaluates co...

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem t...

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Forrester Total Economic Report Shows a 405% ROI on 6sense FORRESTER TOTAL ECONOMIC REPORT SHOWS A 405% ROI ON 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

Calculating ROI has become a requirement for any corporate investment, across all business functions. Gone are the days when B2B marketers could attribute their spend to “branding.” Today, they’re being forced to provide concrete sp...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical ...

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The National Association of Manufacturers in 2020 THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS IN 2020

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Jul 15, 2019

Manufacturing is on the rise but by 2028, 2.4 million manufacturing jobs could be left unfilled. The NAM, together with our education and workforce partner the Manufacturing Institute, has a solution. That’s why we’re kicking off the 2020...

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3D Systems Returning To Consumer 3D Printing? 3D SYSTEMS RETURNING TO CONSUMER 3D PRINTING?

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Jul 15, 2019

Amazon Prime Day or Days, as it seems now, is a special period that occurs once a year on the massive online retailer, where countless dramatic sales are posted. Often items are reduced by 20-60%, making for some great savings if you happen to need s...

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3D-Printed DNA Lamp Made us do a Double Helix 3D-PRINTED DNA LAMP MADE US DO A DOUBLE HELIX

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Jul 15, 2019

It’s incredible to take a step back and think about something like DNA. Even this unseen piece of our very foundation has a defined shape: the double helix. Naturally, this shape makes for eye-catching art pieces, and that’s why this 3D-p...

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How to Move Your Manufacturing from China AND Protect Your IP HOW TO MOVE YOUR MANUFACTURING FROM CHINA AND PROTECT YOUR IP

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Jul 15, 2019

With no sign of a peace breaking out any time soon on the U.S.-China trade front, an increasing number of businesses are turning their eyes toward alternative manufacturing destinations, such as Vietnam, Thailand and Mexico. Understandably, such relo...

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Tariff Volatility Requires Action TARIFF VOLATILITY REQUIRES ACTION

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Jul 15, 2019

Volatility is deeply disliked by business leaders. Many manufacturers and distributors face the volatility caused by unpredictable tariffs on Chinese imports and warn of a potential calamity should the Administration’s trade war be expanded. Read More


Manufacturing and trade in Asia MANUFACTURING AND TRADE IN ASIA

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Jul 14, 2019

Karel Eloot, coleader of McKinsey’s Operations Practice in Asia, discusses how Asian economies are building more domestic supply chains, as trade gradually shifts between Asian countries. He also examines how executives in Asia should align the...

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What Industry 4.0 really means WHAT INDUSTRY 4.0 REALLY MEANS

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Jul 13, 2019

Industry 4.0. We have all heard it as being about a world of smart machines and smarter factories. So what does Industry 4.0 mean to you? Several years ago I asked the question at various shops, and I usually got some variation of It’s nice and...

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SAP Concur at Work in Manufacturing SAP CONCUR AT WORK IN MANUFACTURING

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Jul 12, 2019

SAP Concur solutions are customizable to meet the needs of a complex global workforce within a single platform. SAP Concur connects to your existing systems for rapid deployment so you can realize the business benefits sooner than you might think.

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Why cognitive manufacturing matters in electronics WHY COGNITIVE MANUFACTURING MATTERS IN ELECTRONICS

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Jul 12, 2019

Hyper-complex production meets cognitive computing Electronics manufacturing is surrounded by continuous complexity. Executives face rising resource costs in traditionally low-cost production markets. They must address increasing customization, short...

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eSIM: Giving Manufacturers the Competitive Edge ESIM: GIVING MANUFACTURERS THE COMPETITIVE EDGE

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Jul 11, 2019

Manufacturers not only form a key part in this connected ecosystem, simply by providing devices that work as intended, they also stand to profit from the burgeoning demand for connected devices. Organizations looking to capitalize upon this opportuni...

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How ERP can help Small & Medium Manufacturing companies HOW ERP CAN HELP SMALL & MEDIUM MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

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Jul 11, 2019

ERP is now affordable and even SME's can benefit from it. Running a manufacturing business requires close co-ordination between departments to ensure timely delivery at a profit. This video takes you thru a flow of transactions which can be enabl...

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Inbound Marketing Case Study: How One Manufacturer Increased Leads by 285% INBOUND MARKETING CASE STUDY: HOW ONE MANUFACTURER INCREASED LEADS BY 285%

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Jul 11, 2019

If you were to ask any business leader what their main goals for their company are, the answer would most likely be something along the lines of increasing sales and leads. In fact, even if they mentioned other goals, such as improving website perfor...

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AI in manufacturing: adopt early to gain market share AI IN MANUFACTURING: ADOPT EARLY TO GAIN MARKET SHARE

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Jul 11, 2019

With research suggesting artificial intelligence in manufacturing could become mainstream within 24 months, what can manufacturers gain from taking an early adopter approach? Tom Leeson reports. New digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligenc...

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The True Cost of Downtime THE TRUE COST OF DOWNTIME

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Jul 11, 2019

Manufacturing companies survive on the reliability of their machines. As long as the equipment is running, the company is making money. All machines break down eventually, though, and when a company is unprepared with solutions it can be incredibly c...

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Lower Production Costs with New 3D Printed Materials LOWER PRODUCTION COSTS WITH NEW 3D PRINTED MATERIALS

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Jul 10, 2019

As a manufacturer, your success with 3D printing and its capability to solve your production challenges are, in part, a function of mindset. Your 3D printing paradigm largely governs how you view the technology and how it can or can’t help. Fra...

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Siemens sets industry milestone with first 3D printed part operating in nuclear power plant SIEMENS SETS INDUSTRY MILESTONE WITH FIRST 3D PRINTED PART OPERATING IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

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Jul 10, 2019

The better than expected performance of this 3D printed part gave us confidence that we can reach the full life expectancy from our asset. Siemens has a long history of innovation in this area and their dedication to providing their customers with th...

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Successes and lessons learned from over 60 years of manufacturing SUCCESSES AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM OVER 60 YEARS OF MANUFACTURING

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Jul 10, 2019

The last ten years have been tumultuous for the American manufacturing sector, which had already seen more than its fair share of difficult decades before the Great Recession of 2008. In fact, U.S. manufacturers were fighting an economic downturn bef...

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5 Amazing Equipment to Perform Manufacturing Quality Control 5 AMAZING EQUIPMENT TO PERFORM MANUFACTURING QUALITY CONTROL

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Jul 10, 2019

Using our Zeiss Comet L3D 2 Optical Scanner, Sprint MVP 300, SmartScope ZIP Lite 300, Nikon Ultra Coordinate Measuring Machine with Renishaw Probes and our X-Rite Spectrophotometer, we are able to perform manufacturing quality control and ensure the ...

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Reaping the Recurring Benefits of Industry 4.0 REAPING THE RECURRING BENEFITS OF INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jul 10, 2019

Manufacturers are embracing a brave new Industry 4.0 world by embarking on ambitious digital transformation programs. For the most part, such digital transformation initiatives are viewed as an opportunity to make significant improvements to the comp...

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Stratasys helps Milwaukee School of Engineering train students on additive manufacturing STRATASYS HELPS MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING TRAIN STUDENTS ON ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Jul 10, 2019

The adage never stop learning is alive and well for both the students at Milwaukee School of Engineering and its Additive Lab Consortium members. The school of 2,900 students, located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, has ties with 47 manufacturing...

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Siemens Goes Additive 2019 SIEMENS GOES ADDITIVE 2019

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Jul 10, 2019

Once a year, the internal expert conference on Additive Manufacturing takes place, with the aim of transforming research and development in into new business models and accelerating the industrialization of additive manufacturing.

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MedAccred Certification For Plastic Injection Molding Company Suggests 3D Printing May Be Next MEDACCRED CERTIFICATION FOR PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING COMPANY SUGGESTS 3D PRINTING MAY BE NEXT

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Jul 10, 2019

MedAccred, administered by the Performance Review Institute (PRI), is an accreditation that replaces several critical process supplier audits with one robust audit. The program’s aim is to ensure quality throughout the medical device supply cha...

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Industry 4.0, Towards The Future of Waste Treatment INDUSTRY 4.0, TOWARDS THE FUTURE OF WASTE TREATMENT

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Jul 10, 2019

New technologies will play a determining role in facilitating the transformation towards a circular economy. In order to obtain secondary raw materials that can compete with virgin materials, technologies capable of boosting the current figures of ma...

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The Potential of Connected Manufacturing THE POTENTIAL OF CONNECTED MANUFACTURING

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Jul 10, 2019

The Internet of Things is changing virtually every aspect of manufacturing. Here’s a look at six areas where the technology creates potential opportunities and risks. Understanding the opportunities and risks can help make the Internet of Thing...

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What Problems Can You Solve with Metal Additive Manufacturing? WHAT PROBLEMS CAN YOU SOLVE WITH METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING?

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Jul 10, 2019

The importance of metal additive manufacturing is not about what wild geometries you can dream up. It comes from what manufacturing challenges the technology is well-suited to tackle. Companies that successfully adopt additive manufacturing apply its...

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Test TARIFF VOLATILITY REQUIRES ACTION TEST TARIFF VOLATILITY REQUIRES ACTION

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Jul 09, 2019

Volatility is deeply disliked by business leaders. Many manufacturers and distributors face the volatility caused by unpredictable tariffs on Chinese imports and warn of a potential calamity should the Administration’s trade war be expanded. Read More


Brookings survey finds 58% see manufacturing as vital to US economy, but only 17% are very confident in its future BROOKINGS SURVEY FINDS 58% SEE MANUFACTURING AS VITAL TO US ECONOMY, BUT ONLY 17% ARE VERY CONFIDENT IN ITS FUTURE

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Jul 09, 2019

Manufacturing is a crucial part of the U.S. economy. According to the U.S. census, around 11.1 million workers are employed in the sector, and it generates about $5.4 trillion in economic activity annually. Yet this area currently faces significant h...

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Laser Technology: Industry 4.0 at the Speed of Light LASER TECHNOLOGY: INDUSTRY 4.0 AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

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Jul 09, 2019

Cats arent the only ones chasing lasers. Applied scientists around the globe are working with lasers to move Industry 4.0 at the speed of light. From variating length, power and time to simply exploring how old tricks make new tech, labs keep lasers ...

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What does world-class manufacturing look like? WHAT DOES WORLD-CLASS MANUFACTURING LOOK LIKE?

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Jul 09, 2019

Take a closer look at world-class manufacturing at Dentsply Sirona. Experience additive manufacturing of an Atlantis Bridge, part of Atlantis patient-specific solutions.

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Velo3D VELO3D'S INCREDIBLE METAL 3D PRINTING PROCESS

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Jul 09, 2019

The company, which operated in complete stealth until just under a year ago, had been secretly developing a powerful metal 3D printing process. Now, we’ve seen up close some of the prints that were made with that process and the results are sta...

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How innovation can help UK manufacturers deliver global success HOW INNOVATION CAN HELP UK MANUFACTURERS DELIVER GLOBAL SUCCESS

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Jul 09, 2019

Santanders Manufacturing Industry Day offered attendees invaluable insights into the challenges manufacturers are facing, and the solutions needed to meet them. At Santanders recent Manufacturing Industry Day, delegates heard how Britain’s futu...

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Do UK manufacturers still have a tiger in their tank after years of profound uncertainty? DO UK MANUFACTURERS STILL HAVE A TIGER IN THEIR TANK AFTER YEARS OF PROFOUND UNCERTAINTY?

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Jul 09, 2019

Each month, The Manufacturer explores a section of the latest Annual Manufacturing Report, which gauges the mood of leadership teams on issues such as Skills & Training, Government Policy & Industrial Strategy, and Finance & Investment. T...

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3D Printing Process and Material Decision Guide 3D PRINTING PROCESS AND MATERIAL DECISION GUIDE

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Jul 08, 2019

Want get more in-depth tips? Watch this on-demand webinar, Selecting the Right 3D Printing Material, hosted by Greg Paulsen, Director of Applications Engineering at Xometry. He discusses why materials matter, how to choose materials that meet your pr...

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Ford uses Metal 3D Printing to drive the Automotive Factory of the Future FORD USES METAL 3D PRINTING TO DRIVE THE AUTOMOTIVE FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

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Jul 08, 2019

Ford has always looked to emerging technologies like additive manufacturing to improve their manufacturing processes and develop world-class vehicles. From its earliest roots in developing the moving assembly line, Ford has been at the forefront of m...

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Topline growth through digitalization: Industry 4.0 insights for executives TOPLINE GROWTH THROUGH DIGITALIZATION: INDUSTRY 4.0 INSIGHTS FOR EXECUTIVES

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Jul 08, 2019

There has been an increased emphasis on digitalisation within manufacturing. While some may see this as a means of reducing cost, Simon-Kucher believe the bigger profit opportunities will come from focusing on the topline revenue side of the profit e...

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Smart Manufacturing Solutions: Build or Buy? SMART MANUFACTURING SOLUTIONS: BUILD OR BUY?

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Jul 08, 2019

Terabytes of data are collected each day in a typical fab. Smart manufacturing platforms that leverage this big data can bring compelling throughput, quality, and productivity advantages to a manufacturing organization. But should such a solution be ...

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How silicones for 3D Printing are changing the automotive industry? HOW SILICONES FOR 3D PRINTING ARE CHANGING THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY?

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Jul 08, 2019

3D Printing also known as Additive Manufacturing is becoming more and more widely used in our modern industry. No longer just limited to prototyping in specific industry sectors, 3D Printing has been introduced on an industrial level in various appli...

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Additive Manufacturing in Solid Edge ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN SOLID EDGE

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Jul 08, 2019

Solid Edge lets you create world-class products using the latest additive manufacturing and 3D printing techniques.

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Millennials And The New Demographics Of 3D Printing MILLENNIALS AND THE NEW DEMOGRAPHICS OF 3D PRINTING

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Jul 08, 2019

In 2019, millennials will become the largest population group in the U.S. As members of the first truly digital generation approach their prime income years, their impact on business decision-making should reach unprecendented levels. Tech-savvy mill...

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3D Print Learning Series: Business 3D PRINT LEARNING SERIES: BUSINESS

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Jul 08, 2019

This is an entry in our 3D Print Learning Series, focusing on additional 3D print design tips. For other current entries in this series, please search for our tag, learning series, here. Search often, as we will be adding more periodically.

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Moving Your Manufacturing Out of China: The Initial Decisions MOVING YOUR MANUFACTURING OUT OF CHINA: THE INITIAL DECISIONS

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Jul 08, 2019

The uncertainty surrounding products manufactured in China is causing many foreign companies especially those that sell their products to the United States to ask us what they can do to mitigate their risks and where else they could look for getting ...

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6 Social Selling Tips: For Sellers In Manufacturing 6 SOCIAL SELLING TIPS: FOR SELLERS IN MANUFACTURING

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Jul 08, 2019

If you have already put in the work of building out profiles on these major social media platforms and have gained some followers, you’re off to a great start. But even more important than gaining followers, of course, is gaining customers - an...

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Managing Indirect Taxes In Industry 4.0 MANAGING INDIRECT TAXES IN INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jul 08, 2019

Rapidly changing technology and regulations are impacting how manufacturers work. How to best leverage emerging technologies to create new products and enter new markets are big industry challenges. In the infographic below, we explore Industry 4.0, ...

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SiriusDecisions B-to-B Fundamentals with Elisabeth Medaris SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B FUNDAMENTALS WITH ELISABETH MEDARIS

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Jul 08, 2019

At SiriusDecisions, we’ve created a b-to-b fundamentals course to help you build a strong foundation of knowledge and develop meaningful, ongoing relationships with customers.

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision ...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected va...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Marketing Automation Study Infographic THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B MARKETING AUTOMATION STUDY INFOGRAPHIC

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Jul 08, 2019

Does the organization have a valid and agreed-upon process of what its revenue engine looks like?  Is the marketing function speaking the same language as the sales team? Or are they focusing only on the lead when sales is more interested in pre...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless custo...

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Car production: Volkswagen factory of the future manufacturing industry 4 0 CAR PRODUCTION: VOLKSWAGEN FACTORY OF THE FUTURE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY 4 0

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Jul 05, 2019

Volkswagen shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front, a Nazi labour union, and headquartered in Wolfsburg. It is the flagship marque of the Volkswagen Group, the largest automaker by worldwide sales in 2...

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Amazing Satisfying Manufacturing Process In Factory AMAZING SATISFYING MANUFACTURING PROCESS IN FACTORY

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Jul 05, 2019

Feeling curious today? If that's the case you've definitely come to the right place. This manufacturing process video will take you behind the scene and show you how things work from a different angle. You'll also get the opportunity to p...

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Sierra Leone 3D Prints Data For Educational Policy Decisions SIERRA LEONE 3D PRINTS DATA FOR EDUCATIONAL POLICY DECISIONS

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Jul 05, 2019

Education is a major issue around the world, and while we often hear about these from the perspective of curriculum or a focus on STEAM science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics subjects, or even about preparing the next generation of the w...

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Mysterious Multi-Material 3D Printing Coming From Lake3D MYSTERIOUS MULTI-MATERIAL 3D PRINTING COMING FROM LAKE3D

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Jul 05, 2019

The Netherlands-based company seems to be an offshoot of the Dutch Smart Industry Action Agenda’s Fieldlab Multi-3D initiative, in which a number of parties are collaborating together to envision new manufacturing environments.

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Discovered: How To Eliminate Metal 3D Print Warping DISCOVERED: HOW TO ELIMINATE METAL 3D PRINT WARPING

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Jul 05, 2019

Thermal stress is perhaps the most unfortunate aspect of metal 3D printing. Caused by the extreme temperatures created by energy sources usually lasers to rapidly melt fine metal powder, these temperatures cause all kinds of issues during and after p...

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Industry 4.0 Delivers on Increased Productivity INDUSTRY 4.0 DELIVERS ON INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY

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Jul 04, 2019

The shift to more flexible architectures allows for greater capacity and faster reconfiguration. Using universal analog input/output brings integration, robustness, flexibility, and efficiency with significant time and cost savings. All of which crea...

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How Is 3D Printing Changing The World HOW IS 3D PRINTING CHANGING THE WORLD

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Jul 04, 2019

n this Alux.com video we'll try to answer the following questions: What is 3D Printing? How good is 3D Printing? How expensive is 3D Printing? How expensive is 3d printer? What can you 3d print? How far has 3d printing come? Can you 3d print guns...

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Custom solutions proven for manufacturing in the Rail industry CUSTOM SOLUTIONS PROVEN FOR MANUFACTURING IN THE RAIL INDUSTRY

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Jul 04, 2019

A number of factors have come together to heighten the importance of rail transit to the U. S. economy. These same factors present new opportunities for domestic manufacturers of rail cars and equipment to benefit, however, historical and structural ...

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The Safety Bomb Hidden In Some Metal 3D Print Operations THE SAFETY BOMB HIDDEN IN SOME METAL 3D PRINT OPERATIONS

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Jul 04, 2019

Many metal 3D printers make use of fine metal powder that is heated to sintering or melt temperatures to create objects. Usually the metal powder is very fine to achieve good print resolution. However, this fine powder tends to get airborne, where it...

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UK Space Agency: Additive manufacture for space - what UK SPACE AGENCY: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURE FOR SPACE - WHAT'S GOING ON?

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Jul 04, 2019

The UK Space Agency is an interesting organisation. As well as engineers and scientists, we have a wide range of programme managers, policy specialists and strategic operators who can leverage government to work for our sector. We are a modern space ...

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Industry 4.0 & its implications INDUSTRY 4.0 & ITS IMPLICATIONS

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Jul 04, 2019

Industry 4.0 is a combined usage of mature digital technologies within the industrial value chain, with the integration of cyber-powered systems. Our integrated offerings include; Database Solutions & B2B Marketing, Demand Generation & Sales ...

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Hybrid additive/subtractive manufacturing machine produces large-scale parts HYBRID ADDITIVE/SUBTRACTIVE MANUFACTURING MACHINE PRODUCES LARGE-SCALE PARTS

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Jul 03, 2019

Thermwood Corp. first made a name for itself by manufacturing big, high-speed CNC routers. It remains well-known today for building 3-, 4-, and 5-axis routers used to make products ranging from furniture to boats. In recent years, the Dale, Ind., fir...

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Manufacturing MANUFACTURING'S FUTURE MUST BE GOVERNMENT PRIORITY

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Jul 03, 2019

As we prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July, here at Automation Alley we are also celebrating one of the things that makes our country so special - our strong manufacturing leadership. Last month, U.S. Sen. Gary Peters' call for a National Inst...

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The State of Additive Manufacturing in ASEAN today THE STATE OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN ASEAN TODAY

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Jul 02, 2019

Study conducted by thyssenkrupp shows potential of additive manufacturing to create 3 to 4 million additional jobs in Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN by 2030, Potential to reduce overall import for the region by $30-50 billion and retain...

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How 3D Printing is Transforming Healthcare HOW 3D PRINTING IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE

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Jul 02, 2019

3D printing has started a revolution in many industries, providing a manufacturing model based on production decentralization, highly individualized end-results, and the potential to scale processes. The healthcare and life science industries have al...

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3D Printing: The 4th Industrial Revolution 3D PRINTING: THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Jul 02, 2019

The term 3D printing covers a variety of processes in which material is joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object, with material being added together, typically layer by layer.

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Leveraging New Technologies to Address the Labor Shortage LEVERAGING NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO ADDRESS THE LABOR SHORTAGE

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Jul 02, 2019

The U.S. passed a significant milestone in the spring of 2018. For the first time ever, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported more job openings than people available to fill them. While exceptionally low unemployment may seem like a boon to th...

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How Manufacturing Automation Can Reduce Workplace Injuries and Improve Morale HOW MANUFACTURING AUTOMATION CAN REDUCE WORKPLACE INJURIES AND IMPROVE MORALE

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Jul 02, 2019

Despite concerns about recessionary headwinds in 2019, the U.S. manufacturing sector continues to outpace much of the rest of the economy. For example, during the first month of 2019 the Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) rose to 54.9 – wel...

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Leaders in Industrial 3D Printing LEADERS IN INDUSTRIAL 3D PRINTING

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Jul 02, 2019

For over 30 years they’ve been pioneering 3D Printing technology, solving problems, questioning, inventing and reinventing. Continually asking, How can we help our customers turn a great idea into a great success? It’s what drives us. Bec...

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What is the difference between subtractive and additive manufacturing? WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SUBTRACTIVE AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING?

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Jul 02, 2019

Both additive and subtractive manufacturing have revolutionized the way products, parts and prototypes are made. Subtractive manufacturing, as the name suggests, is the opposite. Rather than adding layers, subtractive manufacturing involves removing ...

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Implications of the United States Push for Domestic Manufacturing IMPLICATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES PUSH FOR DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING

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Jul 02, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission mandates that to qualify as a Made in the USA product, it must meet the all or virtually all standard, meaning that all significant parts and processing that go into its making should be of U.S. origin. The product should...

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Recent Trends In 3D Printing Glass RECENT TRENDS IN 3D PRINTING GLASS

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Jul 02, 2019

The rapid expansion of 3D printing materials has enabled previously unimaginable applications. Recent developments combine additive manufacturing capabilities with the strength, transparency, and chemical stability of glass. Major technical advanceme...

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4 Ways How to Improve Worker Productivity with a Real-Time Location System 4 WAYS HOW TO IMPROVE WORKER PRODUCTIVITY WITH A REAL-TIME LOCATION SYSTEM

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Jul 02, 2019

Real-time location tracking systems are becoming an increasingly valuable solution for manufacturing businesses in many industries. In fact, the global RTLS market has been gaining prominence in recent years it’s projected to increase by over 1...

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The Future of Manufacturing: 2020 and Beyond THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING: 2020 AND BEYOND

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Jul 02, 2019

U.S. manufacturers as a whole are bullish about future growth prospects. To address such challenges, manufacturers are making significant investments in equipment and systems. This report deals with manufacturers’ challenges, strategies, and investme...

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Employee Engagement Your Last (and Best) Source of Competitive Differentiation EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT YOUR LAST (AND BEST) SOURCE OF COMPETITIVE DIFFERENTIATION

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Jul 02, 2019

There’s a lot of talk today about employee engagement. Conferences are swollen by earnest discussions of how to address and manage millennials and Generation Y while also satisfying the needs of older staff. Why has employee engagement become such a ...

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Employee Engagement Enables a High-Performing Workforce EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT ENABLES A HIGH-PERFORMING WORKFORCE

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Jul 02, 2019

How workforce management technology helps optimize employee motivation and productivity U.S. manufacturers can't ignore the importance of employee engagement for driving productivity and profitability. In fact, studies show that employee disengagemen...

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Rise of Women in Semiconductor Manufacturing RISE OF WOMEN IN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING

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Jul 01, 2019

The popular perception is that the manufacturing industry is exactly that – manufacturing. Historically a mans world, the industry now reports that the growth rate of female engineers entering the workforce is 3 times that of men. Women make up...

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Motor Pump Manufacturing Process-Water pump motor Manufacturers MOTOR PUMP MANUFACTURING PROCESS-WATER PUMP MOTOR MANUFACTURERS

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Jul 01, 2019

Motor Pump Manufacturing Process-Water pump motor Manufacturers.. Our machine can help customer produce pump motor stator, we have full automatic motor stator assembly line ..

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CMT additive manufacturing like you’ve never seen it before CMT ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE

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Jul 01, 2019

Metal 3D printing with CMT i.e. cold metal transfer method is widely studied. CMT is a form of MIG/MAG welding, but unlike typical welding process, CMT generates low heat input which provides major advantages such as a stable arc regardless of surfac...

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Solving Image-Based Medical 3D Printing Challenges SOLVING IMAGE-BASED MEDICAL 3D PRINTING CHALLENGES

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Jul 01, 2019

Medical 3D printing is becoming increasingly valuable for manufacturers and clinicians to solve patient-specific problems through tailored implants to improve diagnostic decision-making. Creating models from image data such as MRI and CT adds value t...

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What Can You Do with Metal 3D Printing? WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH METAL 3D PRINTING?

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Jul 01, 2019

Metal 3D printing is changing the way we create parts. In low- to mid-volume production runs, the parts themselves can be made faster, cheaper, and with lower effort than traditional manufacturing processes. Since additive manufacturing forms parts i...

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Testing Stepper Motors with Many 3D-Printed Gears TESTING STEPPER MOTORS WITH MANY 3D-PRINTED GEARS

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Jul 01, 2019

3D printing is unquestionably amazing, but it does have some downsides. Most hobby 3D printers use the fused-filament fabrication process, which is affordable but somewhat imprecise. That makes it great for making enclosures and prototype mechanical ...

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Morson Group Funds New Additive and Digital Manufacturing Hub to Inspire Future Engineers MORSON GROUP FUNDS NEW ADDITIVE AND DIGITAL MANUFACTURING HUB TO INSPIRE FUTURE ENGINEERS

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Jul 01, 2019

The University of Salford and Morson Group has launched two new facilities featuring the latest industry standard manufacturing technologies to enable students to learn real-world engineering skills in relation to design for manufacture, assembly and...

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Industry 4.0: Future solutions, today INDUSTRY 4.0: FUTURE SOLUTIONS, TODAY

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Jul 01, 2019

Manufacturing is expected to be a huge driver of Asias economy in the future. Deloitte forecasts that by 2020, 10 out of the 15 most competitive manufacturing countries will be from the Asia. Malaysia for example is poised to become the leader among ...

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Profitable Wire and Cable Operations PROFITABLE WIRE AND CABLE OPERATIONS

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Jun 30, 2019

Wire and Cable operations are some of the most complex operational environments across the manufacturing sector. The philosophy of design for manufacture is fundamental: The integration of product design, process design and demonstrated process effic...

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Is the First Impression of Your Manufacturing Facility Positive? IS THE FIRST IMPRESSION OF YOUR MANUFACTURING FACILITY POSITIVE?

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Jun 29, 2019

Homeowners, hotels and office buildings are not alone when it comes to trying to make their spaces smell better. Your manufacturing facility’s scent is an important part of improving customer behavior and also helps a ton when it comes to boost...

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Technology Transforms Manufacturing TECHNOLOGY TRANSFORMS MANUFACTURING

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Jun 29, 2019

We’re hearing a lot about advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, and blockchain, including here on Science & Enterprise. But other than occasional dire warning about the toll they’re taking on jobs, we’re not seeing all ...

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Full-color 3D printing, poised to change the game for businesses everywhere FULL-COLOR 3D PRINTING, POISED TO CHANGE THE GAME FOR BUSINESSES EVERYWHERE

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Jun 28, 2019

While full-color 3D printing has been around for many years, it is now gaining meaningful traction. In part this is because next-generation technologies are entering the market, offering capabilities that improve quality and performance, while at the...

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Motor manufacturing process - Production of electric motor in Factory MOTOR MANUFACTURING PROCESS - PRODUCTION OF ELECTRIC MOTOR IN FACTORY

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Jun 28, 2019

What kind of process is required to manufacture the motor? How is the factory making a motor? Maybe you can find the answer in my video! Please find out that how to produce a motor in the factory. Discover Stator Manufacturing Process, Germany Stator...

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3D Printing: A Lifeline For Automakers Adapting To A Changing Industry 3D PRINTING: A LIFELINE FOR AUTOMAKERS ADAPTING TO A CHANGING INDUSTRY

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Jun 28, 2019

The recent discussions concerning the potential merger of Fiat, Renault and Nissan have put the automotive industry at the forefront of the news. The industry has boomed since bottoming out in 2009, achieving sizable growth year-to-year. However, jus...

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Mobility Jump Starts Manufacturing Business Transformation MOBILITY JUMP STARTS MANUFACTURING BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION

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Jun 28, 2019

For as long as I can recall, mobile devices found on the manufacturing floor have been limited to the lucky few-management-and primarily focused on smart phone technology. Over the last year, I’ve had the privilege of holding conversations with...

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In-Situ Production of Cementitious Material from Martian Resources IN-SITU PRODUCTION OF CEMENTITIOUS MATERIAL FROM MARTIAN RESOURCES

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Jun 27, 2019

Establishing a permanent human presence on the Moon or Mars will require the development of new construction techniques. This video discusses efforts to development concrete formulations suitable for 3D printing using in situ resources.

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Manufacturing is Cool Again: Why Digital Technology is Essential for Winning the Talent War MANUFACTURING IS COOL AGAIN: WHY DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IS ESSENTIAL FOR WINNING THE TALENT WAR

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Jun 27, 2019

As a Chemical Engineering major at Yale, I spend a fair amount of time around STEM students. We take the same classes, study in the same libraries, and attend the same office hours. We hang out in the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design and ...

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Renishaw supports INEOS TEAM UK in America’s Cup bid RENISHAW SUPPORTS INEOS TEAM UK IN AMERICA’S CUP BID

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Jun 27, 2019

Global engineering company Renishaw is supporting Sir Ben Ainslie and INEOS TEAM UK in their bid to bring the America’s Cup home to Britain. As the team’s official precision measurement and additive manufacturing partner, Renishaw will co...

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MedAccred Certification Forms The Framework For The Future Of Micro Medical Components MEDACCRED CERTIFICATION FORMS THE FRAMEWORK FOR THE FUTURE OF MICRO MEDICAL COMPONENTS

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Jun 27, 2019

Established in 1972, MTD Micro Molding custom-crafted, ultra-precision molded components meet the exact requirements of companies in the medical device industry. In-house tooling, unparalleled bio-absorbable molding expertise, ISO 13485 certified sys...

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Mimicking Wood’s Ultrastructure With 3D Printing MIMICKING WOOD’S ULTRASTRUCTURE WITH 3D PRINTING

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Jun 27, 2019

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have succeeded in 3D printing with a wood-based ink in a way that mimics the unique ultrastructure of wood. Their research could revolutionise the manufacturing of green products. Through emul...

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What’s good for Wall Street is often bad for American workers and manufacturing WHAT’S GOOD FOR WALL STREET IS OFTEN BAD FOR AMERICAN WORKERS AND MANUFACTURING

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Jun 27, 2019

A strong dollar is hurting American workers and main street manufacturers, as I explained last week in the New York Times. I discussed what can be done about it, which builds on a crucial plank of Elizabeth Warren’s American Jobs plan.

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Make Your Factories Smarter By Harnessing Industry 4.0 MAKE YOUR FACTORIES SMARTER BY HARNESSING INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jun 26, 2019

The Internet of Things is changing the way industries handle procurement, processing, distribution of materials, and their final products. The introduction of intelligent sensors, mission-critical communications, and automation into the manufacturing...

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Axiom Optics - Cinogy Focus Beam Profiler for Laser Additive Manufacturing AXIOM OPTICS - CINOGY FOCUS BEAM PROFILER FOR LASER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 26, 2019

The Focus-Beam-Profiler is a compact tool to measure the focused laser beam typically on high-power lasers for 3D printing machines such as SLM, EOS, 3D Systems etc and laser additive manufacturing. Its operational robustness and reliability ensures ...

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Five Impactful 3D Printing Innovations FIVE IMPACTFUL 3D PRINTING INNOVATIONS

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Jun 26, 2019

3D printing was once considered science-fiction, but in the last couple of decades, it's become not only science-fact but also something the average hobbyist can have on in their workshop. It also appears in nearly every industry around the globe...

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Running the Digital Thread in Aeronautics Manufacturing RUNNING THE DIGITAL THREAD IN AERONAUTICS MANUFACTURING

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Jun 26, 2019

In the world of smart manufacturing, theres a need for what we call the digital thread – a flow of data that connects traditionally siloed disciplines across all areas of design, analysis and production. This free movement of information throug...

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LEO Lane: Consistency And Security For The Full 3D Printing Workflow LEO LANE: CONSISTENCY AND SECURITY FOR THE FULL 3D PRINTING WORKFLOW

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Jun 26, 2019

This industry moves quickly. 3D printing is picking up its pace as additive manufacturing is increasingly recognized as a viable opportunity for digital manufacturing around the world. Supply chains are shortening, parts are becoming lighter-weight a...

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Smithsonian 3D Prints Neil Armstrong SMITHSONIAN 3D PRINTS NEIL ARMSTRONG

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Jun 26, 2019

The Smithsonian Institution is 3D printing life-size copies of Neil Armstrong. Well, actually they are 3D printing his spacesuit, you know, the one that was ON THE MOON. Yes, this organization has plenty of incredible artifacts in their seemingly lim...

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Samtec.com Wins Two Manufacturing Leadership Awards SAMTEC.COM WINS TWO MANUFACTURING LEADERSHIP AWARDS

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Jun 26, 2019

The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor manufacturing companies and individual manufacturing leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. Judges look for leaders that have demonstrated achievement across a wide variety of domains in...

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Manufacturing, Packaging & Logistics In-Depth Focus 2019 MANUFACTURING, PACKAGING & LOGISTICS IN-DEPTH FOCUS 2019

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Jun 26, 2019

Whether by ignorance of the latest best practices, or willful disregard for patient safety, the results of careless practice can often be fatal. The articles in this in-depth focus highlight how regulatory bodies are taking action to raise the indust...

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Enabling Industry 4.0 - Infographic ENABLING INDUSTRY 4.0 - INFOGRAPHIC

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Jun 25, 2019

Experts believe a wave of new technologies is creating the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0. Defined by the trend of large industrial enterprises adopting automation, machine learning and real-time insights and configuration, Industry 4.0...

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The Fab School | Welding & Fabrication Graduate THE FAB SCHOOL | WELDING & FABRICATION GRADUATE

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Jun 25, 2019

These Fab School 2019 students share their experience, review, and day in the life insights, as a they prepare to graduate! They are feeling confident about their decision to pursue a career in welding and fabrication. As much as they will be missed,...

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How 3D Printing Technology Has Influenced Storytelling HOW 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY HAS INFLUENCED STORYTELLING

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Jun 25, 2019

Up to the mid-1980s, the highest aspiration of many comic book artists was to stop working on the monthly superhero books and instead develop, or be hired to illustrate, a syndicated strip. Some artists, like Al Williamson who illustrated the Star Wa...

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Connected Manufacturing: Will IoT risks take your plant offline? CONNECTED MANUFACTURING: WILL IOT RISKS TAKE YOUR PLANT OFFLINE?

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Jun 25, 2019

Leading a manufacturing company requires awareness of a number of factors, each of which can be changing at any given moment. Government regulation, customer sales and service requirements, supply chain challenges, production and quality techniques, ...

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The State of Information Management in the Manufacturing Industry THE STATE OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jun 25, 2019

Manufacturing employees manage a lot of moving parts on a daily - if not hourly - basis: from crews on the factory floor and quality management standards to equipment, materials and continuously changing conditions. Not to mention, they need to make ...

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Drones Are Taking Off Rapidly With Help From 3D Printers DRONES ARE TAKING OFF RAPIDLY WITH HELP FROM 3D PRINTERS

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Jun 25, 2019

Wing Aviation LLC, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., became the first drone manufacturer to get FAA approval earlier this year. Many companies had only received waivers from the FAA to demonstrate flights and make short distance deliveries. Urban areas ...

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The Next Stage Of 3D Printing Standards? THE NEXT STAGE OF 3D PRINTING STANDARDS?

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Jun 25, 2019

Our recent piece regarding the potential pitfalls of print profile libraries generated some chatter. The article discussed how companies are now building vast libraries of print profiles to ensure their equipment works properly with larger numbers of...

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US: Manufacturing On The Path To Recession US: MANUFACTURING ON THE PATH TO RECESSION

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Jun 25, 2019

Intensifying trade war fears and an inventory overhang are weighing on the manufacturing sector. Regional surveys suggest the national ISM manufacturing index will fall below the breakeven 50 level on Monday, which will only heighten fears of recessi...

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Manufacturing ERP Software: Choosing the Best Solution for Your Business MANUFACTURING ERP SOFTWARE: CHOOSING THE BEST SOLUTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jun 25, 2019

Manufacturing ERP software is a business management solution that allows organizations to deal will all facets of an operation in one convenient place. ERP software solutions such as 2020 Insight can help with product planning, development, manufactu...

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Top aerospace 3D printing companies at the Paris Air Show 2019 TOP AEROSPACE 3D PRINTING COMPANIES AT THE PARIS AIR SHOW 2019

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Jun 24, 2019

So which are these parts that will make up the light aircraft of the future? Almost every major tier 1, tier 2 and subcontractor at the Paris Air Show had something to show. You can quickly catch a glimpse of all the major announcements from the show...

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Design Of The Week: 3D Printed Windup Car DESIGN OF THE WEEK: 3D PRINTED WINDUP CAR

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Jun 24, 2019

Oklahoma-based Zumwalt submitted an interesting project to YouMagine that is not only the 3D model of the parts for a 3D printed windup car, but also the precise manner in which it was designed using Autodesk Fusion 360.

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Selling To Yourself: 3D Printing In Bigger Corporations SELLING TO YOURSELF: 3D PRINTING IN BIGGER CORPORATIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

For some of the big-name players who have entered into 3D printing, their biggest customers are themselves. They often refer to it as eating our own dog food: listen to enough heads of 3D printing businesses within the big guys talk and you’ll ...

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Introduction to the Plastic Manufacturing Industry INTRODUCTION TO THE PLASTIC MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jun 24, 2019

Plastic is one of the most versatile and inexpensive materials available for consumer products and manufacturing industries. This whitepaper contextualizes the fabrication of parts and components using plastic through a variety of technological proce...

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Top Causes of Manufacturing Injuries TOP CAUSES OF MANUFACTURING INJURIES

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Jun 24, 2019

Many companies have key employees with specialized skills who cannot be easily replaced. A single worker missing a day or more of work due to injury or illness can have a significant operational and financial impact on your manufacturing business.

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Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Plastics 2019 Recap ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WORKSHOP FOR PLASTICS 2019 RECAP

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Jun 24, 2019

The Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Plastics, a half-day event held during the recent Amerimold 2019 in Chicago, brought together mold builders, technology providers and companies providing industrial 3D-printing services. These mold builders, te...

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Digital Manufacturing for Small Manufacturers DIGITAL MANUFACTURING FOR SMALL MANUFACTURERS

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Jun 24, 2019

Smart Manufacturing. Factory of the Future. Industry 4.0. These are the buzzwords used by those driving the manufacturing world forward. At the heart of these concepts is digital manufacturing and design. But what exactly is DM&D? And what does i...

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Future Industry 4.0 - robotics, automation, AI, logistics, supply chains FUTURE INDUSTRY 4.0 - ROBOTICS, AUTOMATION, AI, LOGISTICS, SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jun 24, 2019

Celebrating improvements in reliability and efficiency, engineering, maintenance. Predictive maintenance schedules.  How to use artificial intelligence to predict factory failures. Industry examples in energy, book printing, telcos. Infosys pred...

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Nanoscribe - Opportunities in 3D Microfabrication NANOSCRIBE - OPPORTUNITIES IN 3D MICROFABRICATION

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Jun 24, 2019

Additive manufacturing redefines how physical objects are manufactured. In the micrometer scale, two-photon polymerization enables extremely precise additive manufacturing to realize almost any 3D shape. The video features a series of 3D-printed micr...

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Why Content for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) WHY CONTENT FOR SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION (SEO)

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Jun 24, 2019

If you’re in B2B marketing, I would challenge you to think outside the box and do things that no one else is doing. The higher you can stand, the smaller everyone else seems and the farther you can distance yourself from the competition to show...

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Biggest B2B Marketing Challenges That We See Everyday as an Agency BIGGEST B2B MARKETING CHALLENGES THAT WE SEE EVERYDAY AS AN AGENCY

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Jun 24, 2019

One of the amazing blessings of getting to work at an agency is we get to see over 50 different companies and the challenges that they face. In today’s video, we’re going to talk about the biggest B2B marketing challenges that we see ever...

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing ob...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an exam...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your convers...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’...

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Optimizing HPAPI Manufacturing Performance OPTIMIZING HPAPI MANUFACTURING PERFORMANCE

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Jun 23, 2019

Outsourcing highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredient development and manufacturing is reaching an all‐time high thanks to an increased demand of highly‐targeted new drugs with greater efficacy at lower doses and the price of investment to handl...

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27-year-old Search Marketing CEO Lands 13-stop U.S. Speaking Tour 27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

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Jun 23, 2019

Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique presentation, 5 Data-Validated Tactics to Increase the Experienced Marketer’s Qualified Lead Volume (…and 3 Tactics...

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The Automation Evolution of Manufacturing Logistics THE AUTOMATION EVOLUTION OF MANUFACTURING LOGISTICS

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Jun 22, 2019

Industry 4.0 technologies influence logistics in important ways. The digitization of the supply chain and automation of logistics processes – through technologies such as the industrial Internet of Things, smart sensors, Big Data and artificial...

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Guide to Integrate Large-Format Additive GUIDE TO INTEGRATE LARGE-FORMAT ADDITIVE

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Jun 21, 2019

Large-format additive manufacturing offers a bigger-picture take on 3D printing. Increasing the build size increases the possibilities for builds: users can create larger parts, removing the constraints of more standard sized build envelopes. 3D prin...

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AT&T and Samsung Explore 5G Possibilities in Manufacturing AT&T AND SAMSUNG EXPLORE 5G POSSIBILITIES IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 21, 2019

AT&T and Samsung are bringing 5G to the manufacturing industry – showcasing their recent innovations and potential use cases at the 5G Innovation Zone at Samsung Austin Semiconductor. Laugh, learn, discover. See your favorite products, serv...

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GE Additive Announces 34 Metal 3D Printer Sales GE ADDITIVE ANNOUNCES 34 METAL 3D PRINTER SALES

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Jun 21, 2019

In four announcements over the last nine days, GE Additive has shared the news of a notable sales season in metal 3D printing. The three most recent announcements hit this week during the famed Paris Air Show, which each year sees a greater presence ...

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Automated Candidate Detection for Additive Manufacturing AUTOMATED CANDIDATE DETECTION FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 20, 2019

This is a tutorial on how to use ADML at McGills Automated Candidate Detection Tool for Additive Manufacturing. Here at ADML, we mainly focus on researching Additive Manufacturing and related technologies. ADML is affiliated with the Department of Me...

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No Code’s Impact on Manufacturing Engineering NO CODE’S IMPACT ON MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

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Jun 20, 2019

In manufacturing, no code platforms are revolutionizing how engineers work. This revolution is long overdue, considering that in the last 20 years software has changed how nearly everyone works. Every job now has a series of software tools that enabl...

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The Future of Apparel Manufacturing THE FUTURE OF APPAREL MANUFACTURING

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Jun 20, 2019

This revolutionary facility uses a combination of Industry 4.0 technologies that have never been implemented in apparel manufacturing before. This new way of manufacturing streamlines production and makes Made In America cost effective at a level tha...

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Materialise Vacuum Casting MATERIALISE VACUUM CASTING

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Jun 20, 2019

Besides additive techniques, Materialise offers another type of RP: manufacture of components and small series in silicone molds. Stereolithography masters are used to build these molds. Vacuum casting lead times are a bit longer than with 3D Printin...

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How to Prepare Your File for 3D Printing HOW TO PREPARE YOUR FILE FOR 3D PRINTING

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Jun 20, 2019

There's a lot to keep track of when preparing your file for any of Xometry's many 3D printing processes. This short video covers all of the technical considerations you need to know as well as some general 3D printing design tips and various ...

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How Advanced Can 3D Printed Colors Be? HOW ADVANCED CAN 3D PRINTED COLORS BE?

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Jun 20, 2019

DyeMansion is a German company specializing in post-processing 3D prints. They offer a complete set of equipment and software to perform the three most frequently performed post-processing activities for 3D prints, including: support removal, surface...

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Industry 4.0 Transformation Framework: Activating the Frontline INDUSTRY 4.0 TRANSFORMATION FRAMEWORK: ACTIVATING THE FRONTLINE

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Jun 19, 2019

Learn how you can activate your frontline to drive business performance in the age of Industry 4.0. See how other industries have successfully transformed their frontline, and how those lessons apply to manufacturing - empowering, networking, engagin...

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Inspiring Manufacturing Transformation in the Digital Era INSPIRING MANUFACTURING TRANSFORMATION IN THE DIGITAL ERA

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Jun 19, 2019

The convergence of sensing, simulation, algorithms, cloud, and analytics is disrupting the manufacturing value networks, creating a new paradigm. This convergence, led by digital continuity, is poised to drive creative destruction and expansion of tr...

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Cybersecurity in manufacturing CYBERSECURITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 19, 2019

Not long ago, many manufacturing CIOs thought that cybersecurity was something only the financial sector had to worry about. Why would anyone want to hack a manufacturing plant? How times have changed – now, cybersecurity in manufacturing is de...

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Understanding how SLS Additive Materials Work for your Business UNDERSTANDING HOW SLS ADDITIVE MATERIALS WORK FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Jun 19, 2019

SLS 3D printing materials work for many manufacturing applications but sometimes just reading a datasheet doesn’t demonstrate how they will benefit you. Watch our application expert, Michael Grun, as he talks through and demonstrates SLS materi...

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The Hawk Ridge Systems Story - Your Design, Manufacturing & 3D Printing Partner THE HAWK RIDGE SYSTEMS STORY - YOUR DESIGN, MANUFACTURING & 3D PRINTING PARTNER

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Jun 19, 2019

Your official provider for SOLIDWORKS, CAMWorks, Markforged, HP 3D printers, and Artec 3D scanners in the United States and Canada. As the largest worldwide partner for Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS, our goal at Hawk Ridge Systems is to provide...

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How real-time 3D is changing every industry HOW REAL-TIME 3D IS CHANGING EVERY INDUSTRY

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Jun 19, 2019

Real-time 3D is changing everything, in much deeper ways than most people realize. Forged in gaming, this technology continues to transform the way games are created, operated and monetized. Its impact now also extends to industries of all kinds, fro...

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The Digital Transformation of the Process Manufacturing Industry THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE PROCESS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Jun 18, 2019

The digital transformation of the process manufacturing industry is opening up new opportunities at an incredible pace. In order to keep up and stay competitive, many industrial organisations have been investing funds, skills and capabilities to adju...

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Transforming traditional architecture with an affordable & eco-friendly alternative - 3D printing TRANSFORMING TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE WITH AN AFFORDABLE & ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE - 3D PRINTING

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Jun 18, 2019

Today, it seems that every invention we encounter promises to change the world as we know it. But one in particular stands out. Additive manufacturing, often referred to as 3D printing, is far from a novelty. In fact, this technology has been around ...

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VELO3D covers metal additive manufacturing at this year’s RAPID VELO3D COVERS METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT THIS YEAR’S RAPID

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Jun 18, 2019

Design World and The Additive Hub Associate Editor Mike Santora speaks with VELO3D Founder and CEO, Benny Buller. Buller begins by discussing VELO3D’s Sapphire System for 3D metal printing and the system’s print preparation software.

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3D Printed Magnetic Metamaterial Boosts MRI Scanners 3D PRINTED MAGNETIC METAMATERIAL BOOSTS MRI SCANNERS

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Jun 18, 2019

The problem being solved here is a common dilemma facing MRI operators. MRI machines use a form of magnetic resonance imaging to develop highly detailed 3D images of patient internals. These images are used by surgeons and others to diagnose medical ...

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Paintmaker PPG’s Digital Transformation Ripples Around The World PAINTMAKER PPG’S DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION RIPPLES AROUND THE WORLD

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Jun 18, 2019

PPG has seen many changes over its 135-year history. Originally a glass manufacturer, PPG transitioned the core of its business to paints and specialty coatings that are used on everything from driverless cars to the posts on NHL goals. But the lates...

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PPG: Industries and Families PPG: INDUSTRIES AND FAMILIES

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Jun 18, 2019

All the ways PPG protects and beautifies the world. PPG is committed to using resources efficiently and driving sustainability throughout its entire value chain to preserve and protect the environment in which the company operates.

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PPG Advances Sustainability to Protect and Beautify the World PPG ADVANCES SUSTAINABILITY TO PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD

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Jun 18, 2019

PPG embedded additional sustainable practices into its operations, introduced new sustainably advantaged products for customers, achieved a record low in injury cases across the company, advanced its global community engagement initiatives, and furth...

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products designed to solve your most challenging projects PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO SOLVE YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PROJECTS

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Jun 18, 2019

All standard deliveries utilizing the PPG Company delivery service will be free of charge to all serviceable E&I members. Orders placed by noon are delivered the next business day within the standard delivery zone which the local PPG company-oper...

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10 Automotive Manufacturing Milestones 10 AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING MILESTONES

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Jun 17, 2019

Since the late 19th century, and the first appearance of her majesty the automobile, our lives have never been the same. It’s become an irreplaceable part of our existence – and of many of us, the one thing they cannot go without.

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6 Companies Serving Up Delicious 3D Printed Food Innovations 6 COMPANIES SERVING UP DELICIOUS 3D PRINTED FOOD INNOVATIONS

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Jun 17, 2019

Today, 3D printers can create almost anything the mind can imagine - from movie props and aeroplane parts to organs and entire homes. Talk about an image makeover? But how do we feel about 3D printed food?

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IT WORKS! 3D Printing Iron Man IT WORKS! 3D PRINTING IRON MAN'S ENDGAME ARC REACTOR

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Jun 17, 2019

The term 3D printing covers a variety of processes in which material is joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object, with material being added together such as liquid molecules or powder grains being fused togethe...

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Hybrid manufacturing with Fast Radius HYBRID MANUFACTURING WITH FAST RADIUS

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Jun 17, 2019

What does it mean to be a technology-agnostic manufacturer? It means that you partner with companies to make parts and products using the best manufacturing process for the project - not just the one you like to sell. See how Fast Radius used its tec...

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Making the virtual a reality with additive manufacturing MAKING THE VIRTUAL A REALITY WITH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 17, 2019

The efficiency-enhancing benefits of 3D printing/additive manufacturing can deliver many quantifiable advantages for supply chain managers. In a previous column I talked about its ability to simplify the supply chain via the production of complex par...

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Additive Manufacturing & Moisture ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING & MOISTURE

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Jun 17, 2019

Additive manufacturing is rapidly gaining pace as a commercially viable industrial manufacturing technology following the global trends of on-demand production, customization, and the need for savings in time, money, and materials.

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Zero Errors for Automated Manufacturing ZERO ERRORS FOR AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING

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Jun 16, 2019

The basis for zero-errors manufacturing is sustainable products, adequate processes and educated staff. Nevertheless, in-production quality-control is still needed to eliminate defective products before they reach the next manufacturing step – ...

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Mobility in Manufacturing MOBILITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 15, 2019

Smart manufacturing and connected factory trends are challenging how manufacturing organizations operate and, more specifically, how their customers are served. Customers require ever faster innovation and shorter product cycles, while vendors need n...

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What’s next in manufacturing WHAT’S NEXT IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 15, 2019

The era of connectivity is impacting the manufacturing industry more than most, and the ability for companies to stay connected with what’s next in manufacturing is crucial to stay competitive to attract more customers.

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How Lean Manufacturing Impacts and Adds Value to PCB Production HOW LEAN MANUFACTURING IMPACTS AND ADDS VALUE TO PCB PRODUCTION

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Jun 15, 2019

In an earlier paper, we established the importance of Design for Manufacturing in todays PCB manufacturing environment. PCBs designed using those techniques typically experience reduced failure rates, cost less to manufacture, and minimize waste duri...

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Foundries & 3D Printing FOUNDRIES & 3D PRINTING

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Jun 14, 2019

Foundries have been using 3D printing to help advance their businesses and be a step ahead of the competition. Take a look at this infographic to learn about how 3D printers are bringing extended capabilities in the areas of: Unlimited customization,...

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Sintavia builds for the future with additive manufacturing SINTAVIA BUILDS FOR THE FUTURE WITH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 14, 2019

Florida-based additive manufacturing service provider Sintavia delivers production parts to the aerospace industry with an accredited laboratory for verifying power quality, extensive post processing services, non-destructive component testing, and a...

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Initial Impressions: HP 3D Printing And Digital Manufacturing Center Of Excellence INITIAL IMPRESSIONS: HP 3D PRINTING AND DIGITAL MANUFACTURING CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

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Jun 14, 2019

The new HP 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence is, well, excellent. HP says it’s the largest 3D printing R&D center in the world; that may well be the case. At 152,000 square feet, it’s certainly among the large...

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Virtual and Augmented Reality in Manufacturing VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 14, 2019

More than 200 years ago, German philosopher Immanuel Kant described virtual reality as a reality that exists in our minds and is distinct from the external physical world. Nowadays we use the term differently, but the concept of virtual reality still...

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7 Wastes of Lean Manufacturing 7 WASTES OF LEAN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 13, 2019

One of the foundations of lean manufacturing is to reduce waste. In the early days of the Toyota Production System, which is where lean manufacturing originated, Toyota engineer Taiichi Ohno developed a list of seven wastes.

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3D Printing for End-Use Production 3D PRINTING FOR END-USE PRODUCTION

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Jun 13, 2019

Over the past three decades, 3D printing has developed a reputation as an essential manufacturing process for prototype parts. Create a CAD model of your design, send it to your company’s printer, and a 3D replica will be ready in hours.

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Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing MULTI-SCALE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 13, 2019

Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing is the most comprehensive university additive manufacturing facility in Canada. Through research and industry partnerships, MSAM develops next-generation materials, innovative products, advanced modeling and simulat...

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New 3D Print Material: Composite Basalt Fiber NEW 3D PRINT MATERIAL: COMPOSITE BASALT FIBER

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Jun 13, 2019

The company is most well-known for their continuous carbon fiber 3D printer, able to insert continuous long strands of very strong carbon fiber into 3D prints. This is very different from most carbon fiber systems in which chopped carbon fiber segmen...

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Manufacturers Beware! Avoid These Six Common, Costly Mistakes in Data Management MANUFACTURERS BEWARE! AVOID THESE SIX COMMON, COSTLY MISTAKES IN DATA MANAGEMENT

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Jun 13, 2019

Although it has been said that money makes the world go round, a quick Google search shows the expression is increasingly being rephrased: data makes the world go round. And it’s also been said that data can make or break a company, depending o...

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Data, Digital threads, and Industry 4.0 DATA, DIGITAL THREADS, AND INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jun 12, 2019

White Paper: A decade before the American Revolution, Glasgow instrument maker James Watt was assigned with repairing a Newcomen steam engine. He quickly realized the design could be improved by adding an external condenser coil, which greatly increa...

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The Mayo Clinic’s 3D Printing Accomplishments THE MAYO CLINIC’S 3D PRINTING ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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Jun 12, 2019

Ken Burns 2018 movie documentary, The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science, details the journey of The Mayo Clinic, from the vision that started it all to all of its accomplishments to date. In the late 19th century, English immigrant physician Willia...

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Relativity Space Spends US$59M On Massive 3D Printer Farm RELATIVITY SPACE SPENDS US$59M ON MASSIVE 3D PRINTER FARM

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Jun 12, 2019

The California-based startup focuses on advanced rocketry through the use of their unique Stargate 3D printer. It’s a monstrously huge robotic metal 3D printer they say can dramatically speed up production. They say they can 3D print an entire ...

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Regulation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution REGULATION FOR THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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Jun 12, 2019

Technological breakthroughs in areas from artificial intelligence to biotechnologies are now heralding a Fourth Industrial Revolution, with the power to reshape almost every sector in every country. Our Industrial Strategy positions the UK to make th...

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Bring Digital to Life in Manufacturing BRING DIGITAL TO LIFE IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 11, 2019

With such importance placed upon your business processes going entirely digital, it’s understandable that some might find it a daunting idea. By working with IFS, you will be given a personalized, bespoke plan to make your business digital. At ...

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4 applications you should produce with additive manufacturing 4 APPLICATIONS YOU SHOULD PRODUCE WITH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 11, 2019

When people think of additive manufacturing, the first thing that often comes to mind is prototyping. When you need to iterate on a design quickly without the constraints of traditional manufacturing runs, AM works well because there’s no hard ...

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Custom manufacturing in pharma CUSTOM MANUFACTURING IN PHARMA

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Jun 11, 2019

The pharmaceuticals industry is undergoing dramatic change. The challenges: Empty product pipelines, pressure on prices, and emerging global markets. Only contract synthesis manufacturers who stand out due to particular skills or a wide range of serv...

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IoT in Manufacturing IOT IN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 10, 2019

Getting started with IoT is often described as a major company strategic decision involving executives, suppliers, consultants and requiring large initial investments and expenses – all with the promise that IoT will dramatically improve the co...

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Trump Outsources Manufacturing Jobs to Saudi Arabia TRUMP OUTSOURCES MANUFACTURING JOBS TO SAUDI ARABIA

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Jun 10, 2019

So that weapons sale to Saudi Arabia that Trump is trying to push through despite congressional opposition, invoking national security allegedly making it necessary, doesn’t just allow that country to buy billions of dollars in weapons from Ame...

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America’s Wholesalers, Distributors, and Manufacturers Oppose Trump’s Tariffs AMERICA’S WHOLESALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND MANUFACTURERS OPPOSE TRUMP’S TARIFFS

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Jun 10, 2019

A large number of working-class U.S. voters still support the tariffs the Trump Administration has imposed on imports from China and other nations. Those voters employers, however, are ambivalent at best-and nearly half of America’s wholesalers...

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Amazing Ingenious Incredible Manufacturing Assembly of Engines and Parts of Aircraft in Factory AMAZING INGENIOUS INCREDIBLE MANUFACTURING ASSEMBLY OF ENGINES AND PARTS OF AIRCRAFT IN FACTORY

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Jun 10, 2019

Increasingly the manufacturing of complex products and component parts involves significant automation functions. This chapter describes a cross section of automated manufacturing systems used to fabricate, inspect, and assemble aircraft.

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Mercedes-AMG Engine Manufacturing MERCEDES-AMG ENGINE MANUFACTURING

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Jun 07, 2019

With an output of up to 421 horsepower 310 kW, the completely newly developed Mercedes-AMG 2.0-liter M139 engine is the world's most powerful turbocharged 4-cylinder engine in series production. With this engine, Mercedes-AMG has even exceeded th...

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Polymaker POLYMAKER'S NEW 3D PRINTING MATERIALS

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Jun 07, 2019

Polymaker announced a series of new materials, and offered some dramatic demonstrations of their capabilities. The China-based company has been one of the leaders in the 3D printing industry in developing engineering-grade high-quality 3D printing fi...

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3D Printing Final Aircraft Parts 3D PRINTING FINAL AIRCRAFT PARTS

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Jun 07, 2019

Marshall Aerospace and Defense has revealed its use of 3D printing for prototype and final flight parts. 3D printing parts for aircraft is becoming more commonplace as aviation continues to take interest in the technology - and, importantly, as quali...

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Hardware Innovations for Industry 4.0 HARDWARE INNOVATIONS FOR INDUSTRY 4.0

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Jun 06, 2019

The New Hardware Innovations Designed To Drive Industry 4.0. Technology Considerations For Industry 4.0. Small Changes In Millions Of Industrial Motors Will Deliver New Levels Of Energy Efficiency And Facility Flexibility. Robots Need To Evolve To Ne...

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TPI Composites Blade Manufacturing Process TPI COMPOSITES BLADE MANUFACTURING PROCESS

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Jun 06, 2019

This is a 3D animation video that shows the high level process of how we manufacture a wind blade. The cost of manufacturing is higher than for wet lay-up because of the need for heat and pressure in the curing process.

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Industrial additive manufacturing with aerospace-grade materials INDUSTRIAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH AEROSPACE-GRADE MATERIALS

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Jun 05, 2019

Orion focuses on scientific research and development of Additive Manufacturing technologies for solving the complex problems of today and building innovative solutions of tomorrow. We aim to drive innovation through Industrial Additive Manufacturing ...

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How to Achieve a Semi-gloss or Satin Finish on your Resin 3D Print HOW TO ACHIEVE A SEMI-GLOSS OR SATIN FINISH ON YOUR RESIN 3D PRINT

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Jun 05, 2019

This 3D print called Desk Clamp Headphone Hanger by Wyka from Thingiverse is an excellent lifehack if you're looking to declutter your workstation. Headphones can take up quite a bit of space on a desk - now you can hang it on this attachment ins...

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Key Insights from the 3D Printing Job Market KEY INSIGHTS FROM THE 3D PRINTING JOB MARKET

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Jun 05, 2019

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about the main trends in the 3D printing industry. Indeed, the State of 3D printing is the biggest study about additive manufacturing: how is it used by professionals, what are the main advantages of this tec...

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Green = Green: Manufacturing with Yellotools GREEN = GREEN: MANUFACTURING WITH YELLOTOOLS

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Jun 05, 2019

Get an inside look into how Yellotools, based in Germany, has set up their manufacturing facility to combine environmental consciousness as well as maximize profits. This is one of, if not the best re-manufacturing example of the Green = Green logic ...

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Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing INDUSTRY 4.0: POWERED BY THE INTERNET OF THINGS & DIGITAL MANUFACTURING

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Jun 04, 2019

At Cerasis, a core value of ours is continuous improvement for not only our company, our clients, and employees, but through our blog and content to those who are related to what we do transportation management in the fields of manufacturing, supply ...

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American Manufacturing Innovations AMERICAN MANUFACTURING INNOVATIONS

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Jun 04, 2019

The hype of 3D Printing hit the proverbial fan around 2013. It seemed as though the future was here and now and that soon we would have a 3D printer on every desk in the coming years. While the hype may have been a bit overexaggerated, the potential ...

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The Five Principles of Lean Manufacturing THE FIVE PRINCIPLES OF LEAN MANUFACTURING

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Jun 04, 2019

Lean manufacturing is dedicated to reducing waste in order to increase value. In the book The Machine that Changed the World, James Womack, Daniel Jones, and Daniel Roos identified five principles that underlie lean manufacturing efforts.

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Benefits of continuous manufacturing vs. batch manufacturing BENEFITS OF CONTINUOUS MANUFACTURING VS. BATCH MANUFACTURING

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Jun 04, 2019

Mike Auerbach, Editor-In-Chief of American Pharmaceutical Review, interviews Bosch Packaging Technology Business Development Manager Simon Cashmore regarding the benefits of continuous manufacturing vs. batch manufacturing.

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UNYQ And IKEA Continue To Personalize Gaming UNYQ AND IKEA CONTINUE TO PERSONALIZE GAMING

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Jun 04, 2019

A personalized product line is 3D printing comfort for gamers. It started with their butts. Around 2.2 billion people globally fit under the gamer umbrella; estimates say around 14 billion hours of games are played weekly.

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A 3-D Printer Powered By Machine Vision And Artificial Intelligence A 3-D PRINTER POWERED BY MACHINE VISION AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 04, 2019

Objects made with 3-D printing can be lighter, stronger, and more complex than those produced through traditional manufacturing methods. But several technical challenges must be overcome before 3-D printing transforms the production of most devices.

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The People of the Manufacturing and Distribution Buyer Journey THE PEOPLE OF THE MANUFACTURING AND DISTRIBUTION BUYER JOURNEY

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Jun 03, 2019

Understanding the customer journey – and your internal team’s journey – is critical in B2B industries like manufacturing and distribution. The B2B journey isn’t identical to the B2C journey, and is much more complicated due to...

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Manufacturing Job Costing with Acumatica Project Accounting MANUFACTURING JOB COSTING WITH ACUMATICA PROJECT ACCOUNTING

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Jun 03, 2019

Manufacturing success rests on accurately estimating your costs e.g., labor, materials, machine, and set up costs and keeping them in check. Sounds easy, but cost management is complex, which is why implementing a modern manufacturing ERP solution th...

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Anisoprint Expands Continuous Fiber 3D Printing Capabilities ANISOPRINT EXPANDS CONTINUOUS FIBER 3D PRINTING CAPABILITIES

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Jun 03, 2019

Anisoprint announced an arrangement that should make their continuous carbon fiber 3D printer even better. The startup company, which we first encountered in 2017 at Formnext, offered an almost-unique solution: 3D printing continuous carbon fiber in ...

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Can 3D Print Services Serve Global Markets? CAN 3D PRINT SERVICES SERVE GLOBAL MARKETS?

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Jun 03, 2019

After an interesting discussion with Objectify, my thoughts on 3D print service regionality have changed. For many years myself and, well, everyone, has assumed that 3D print services for larger parts are for all practical purposes regional operation...

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Cordless Fastening in Smart Manufacturing CORDLESS FASTENING IN SMART MANUFACTURING

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Jun 01, 2019

As the pace of manufacturing continues to accelerate, so does the pressure to adopt Industry 4.0 and smart connected solutions. Tool manufacturers have been working tirelessly to offer the most advanced technology and innovative solutions as assembly...

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The Manufacturer THE MANUFACTURER'S GUIDE TO BUSINESS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

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May 31, 2019

When manufacturing and distribution project teams consider an enterprise technology project, they expect that the journey will be costly, complex and fraught with risk. The resources offered in this eBook provide guidance to help you transform your b...

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What are the Benefits of 3D Printing Technology? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY?

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May 31, 2019

One of the fastest-growing developments in the world of technology has been 3D printing, the process of depositing successive layers of material e.g. plastic, metal, wax etc. in a 3D printer, to create a physical object envisioned from a digital mode...

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3D Printing Timelapse: Wind Turbine! 3D PRINTING TIMELAPSE: WIND TURBINE!

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May 31, 2019

3d printing timelapse makes of 2 Wind Turbines from Thingiverse! Two of each part was printed and attached together. Print twice the piece and paste. You can use a light fill or no fill with a thicker wall. No support needed. Hang with a swivel rolle...

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Factors affecting Sales in a Manufacturing Enterprise FACTORS AFFECTING SALES IN A MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISE

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May 30, 2019

If production is the heart of a manufacturing enterprise, then sales is the oxygen keeping it live and running. Therefore, it is very important for manufacturers to treat sales management in the same vein as the other aspects of manufacturing.

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Pressure Mapping Solutions for Advanced Manufacturing Processes PRESSURE MAPPING SOLUTIONS FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

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May 30, 2019

ROI comes in many forms; a technological innovation that elevates throughput efficiency, a safety measure that promotes a less dangerous working environment, or a smart tool that ensures the accurate delivery of a product. This eBook demonstrates the...

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AddiFab Intrigues With 3D Printing Freedom For Injection Molding ADDIFAB INTRIGUES WITH 3D PRINTING FREEDOM FOR INJECTION MOLDING

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May 30, 2019

AddiFab recently emerged from stealth with its Freeform Injection Molding technology, offering an interesting business proposition that effectively brings together the best of two worlds in manufacturing. 3D printing has gained accolades for its free...

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Interactive Map Of 3D Printing Tech Available INTERACTIVE MAP OF 3D PRINTING TECH AVAILABLE

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May 30, 2019

A comprehensive interactive chart of 3D printing technologies has been published. Our friends at 3dpbm have developed a large chart containing a kind of tree-structure that one can explore to find vendors of various types of 3D printing technology. T...

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Benefits of Additive Manufacturing BENEFITS OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 30, 2019

In this episode of Ask the Expert Applications Engineer, Cody Ratcliffe answers the question: What are the benefits of Additive for different industries? In fact, having creative freedom without worrying about cost or time penalties is one of the pri...

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Durston Tools - Discover our Manufacturing Processes & Standards DURSTON TOOLS - DISCOVER OUR MANUFACTURING PROCESSES & STANDARDS

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May 30, 2019

Durston Tools is the global #1 manufacturer of tools for the jewellery industry. Our tools are British made at our factory in High Wycombe, UK. Take a walk through of our cutting edge manufacturing facility and discover the investment, technology and...

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Bridging a Skills Gap with Micromachining BRIDGING A SKILLS GAP WITH MICROMACHINING

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May 30, 2019

On the surface, R&D Manufacturing may look like any other 100-employee U.S. manufacturer working in sectors like aerospace or automotive, designing and producing metal end products. But R&D Manufacturing manufactures jewelry parts for brands ...

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This Is Russia: Additive Manufacturing in Space THIS IS RUSSIA: ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN SPACE

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May 29, 2019

Additive manufacturing is gaining pace within the space industry, providing a long term, sustainable solution for the safety and wellbeing of astronauts. Russia is paving its way in the industry through 3D printing and innovative research.

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ReFream Additive Manufacturing REFREAM ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 29, 2019

PROFACTOR demonstrates multimaterial 3D printed part with embedded printed circuitry and assembled SMT devices LEDs. The top cover layer is fully customizable: lenses, light guides, logos, combinations of transparent, opaque or color materials can be...

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Direct 3D printing of recycled polycarbonate chips with the open source GigabotX DIRECT 3D PRINTING OF RECYCLED POLYCARBONATE CHIPS WITH THE OPEN SOURCE GIGABOTX

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May 29, 2019

This is a summary of the paper: Properties & Applications of Recycled Polycarbonate Particle Material Extrusion-based Additive Manufacturing. Past work has shown that particle material extrusion fused particle fabrication/fused granular fabricati...

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In Brevard County, the modern manufacturing sector is thriving and hiring IN BREVARD COUNTY, THE MODERN MANUFACTURING SECTOR IS THRIVING AND HIRING

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May 29, 2019

In Brevard, the largest contributor to our local economy is manufacturing. Today’s world of modern manufacturing is high tech, automated, within clean environments, with a combination of talented individuals with varying skills and professions....

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Chasing Industry 4.0: It All Starts with Sensors CHASING INDUSTRY 4.0: IT ALL STARTS WITH SENSORS

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May 29, 2019

Industry 4.0 and other IIoT strategies are important trends to understand. This changing technology has a starting point in the form of the sensor, where information first acquired. This FAQ highlights the objective of I4.0 as well as how to overcome...

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Custom Engineering and Manufacturing of Specialty Machine Tools CUSTOM ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING OF SPECIALTY MACHINE TOOLS

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May 29, 2019

When your company is faced with a complex machining application know that you can turn to Tri Tool and our custom engineering and manufacturing capabilities. We can help engineer and design custom machine tools to fit your complex machining applicati...

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The Startling Magnetic 3D Print Technology From Fortify THE STARTLING MAGNETIC 3D PRINT TECHNOLOGY FROM FORTIFY

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May 29, 2019

A startup is using magnetic fields to 3D print extremely strong objects. You likely have not heard of Fortify, but you certainly will be hearing a lot more from them in the future. The Boston-based startup, founded by Joshua Martin in 2016 based on h...

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Metal 3D Printing And MIM: Deeper With Desktop Metal And Indo-MIM METAL 3D PRINTING AND MIM: DEEPER WITH DESKTOP METAL AND INDO-MIM

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May 29, 2019

The companies announced a strategic partnership last week, bringing together operations of the dynamic metal 3D printing company and the world’s largest metal injection molding supplier. The move is a big one, marrying metal capabilities in add...

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Professional 3D printing is just a click away PROFESSIONAL 3D PRINTING IS JUST A CLICK AWAY

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May 28, 2019

With the advent of consumer-grade 3D printers at lower price points, this technology – which has been around since the 1980s – has recently made its debut in the home office. But 3D printers aren't just making an impact at the consume...

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Digital Manufacturing Engineering for Industrial Equipment DIGITAL MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING FOR INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT

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May 28, 2019

DELMIA’s digital manufacturing engineering for Industrial Equipment helps companies implement their global manufacturing strategies with a flexible manufacturing planning and re scheduling resource engineering solutions that fully leverages the...

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3D printed samples in steel in titanium 3D PRINTED SAMPLES IN STEEL IN TITANIUM

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May 28, 2019

Our design engineer Lina was attending a very interesting training session at Cranfield University regarding Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) technology. She discovered new possibilities that are out there for metal 3D printing.

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Sinterit Lisa 3D printer vs big SLS SINTERIT LISA 3D PRINTER VS BIG SLS

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May 28, 2019

Piotr Dudek is adjunct professor at AGH University of Science and Technology. He runs an additive manufacturing lab equipped with many different 3D printers. From FDMs, via SLA, to powder and SLS devices. Department of Manufacturing Systems in the Fa...

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Ultimaker Directly Focused On 3D Printing Applications ULTIMAKER DIRECTLY FOCUSED ON 3D PRINTING APPLICATIONS

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May 28, 2019

We spoke with Ultimaker’s USA chief, Jamie Howard, to learn more about the company’s strategy. Ultimaker has undergone an incredibly significant transformation from their humble origins as a DIY 3D printer. Today we find their operation t...

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ACC’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center Turns Training Into Jobs - Quickly ACC’S ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY CENTER TURNS TRAINING INTO JOBS - QUICKLY

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May 28, 2019

With much of the manufacturing workforce starting to age out and a dearth of young people entering the field, companies have been struggling for some time to find the skilled employees they need to grow. One successful model changing the equation is ...

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Partnering for a Better Future for Advanced Manufacturing PARTNERING FOR A BETTER FUTURE FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

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May 27, 2019

Ontario workers and families depend on a strong and competitive manufacturing sector to drive economic prosperity. Today, the manufacturing industry is transforming worldwide. New technologies are rapidly changing the way companies operate. They are ...

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Industrial manufacturing of prefabricated houses INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING OF PREFABRICATED HOUSES

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May 27, 2019

smartPrefab opens up new possibilities for timber construction and offers highly automated and networked production solutions for production with the highest degree of prefabrication. smartPrefab opens new opportunities for timber construction and of...

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3D Metal Printing from A to Z 3D METAL PRINTING FROM A TO Z

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May 27, 2019

3D metal printing is taking the industrial world by storm, 36% of companies globally used metal materials for 3D printing in 2018, The global market for 3D printing metals will reach a value of $12 billion by the year 2028.

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Benefits of Industry 4.0 BENEFITS OF INDUSTRY 4.0

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May 27, 2019

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is transforming manufacturing. What are the benefits? ​We're in the middle of a fourth Industrial Revolution-and this one goes far beyond manufacturing. Smart, connected technologies are transforming how parts and...

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3D Printing Services Overview 3D PRINTING SERVICES OVERVIEW

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May 27, 2019

Javelin-Cimetrix Professional 3D Printing, custom tailored for your design and manufacturing needs. We provide our customers with a variety of custom-tailored 3D printing services, including high-performance prototypes, tooling and manufacturing aids...

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SAMT SUDOE - Additive manufacturing SAMT SUDOE - ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 27, 2019

SAMT SUDOE PROJECT aims at developing links and synergies between enterprises, R&D centres, clusters, higher education and R&D+i governmental & regional institutions to promote new KET in SUDOE space. Particularly, Additive manufacturing ...

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How to rise in the IIoT Maturity Model for the manufacturing industry HOW TO RISE IN THE IIOT MATURITY MODEL FOR THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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May 27, 2019

This Industrial IoT Maturity Model forms the foundation of future plans for the IoT journey in the manufacturing industry: from Digitalisation to Industry 4.0. Discover how you can become a fully mature IoT enterprise. Use the Industrial IoT Maturity...

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When 3D Met IoT WHEN 3D MET IOT

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May 26, 2019

You already know that 3D printing is one of the most important technological disruptions in living memory. We'll continue to see it grow by 21% each year through 2020, and arrive at a total market value of more than $175 billion before continuing...

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Mastering 5G Manufacturing MASTERING 5G MANUFACTURING

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May 24, 2019

5G is moving fast. Participants across the mobile ecosystem are eager to capture the new revenue streams from 5G business models. Device makers and network equipment manufacturers NEMs are moving full-speed ahead towards commercialization.

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How to industrialise the development of CuCrZr for additive manufacturing HOW TO INDUSTRIALISE THE DEVELOPMENT OF CUCRZR FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 24, 2019

Recent developments in the AM industry have created an extraordinary opportunity for material and machine enhancements. This is mostly due to the advent of new players, acquisitions and growth in demand for challenging designs. However, one trend is ...

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6 Tips For Selecting A 3D Printer For Your Projects 6 TIPS FOR SELECTING A 3D PRINTER FOR YOUR PROJECTS

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May 24, 2019

With recent advances in technology, 3D printing is fast becoming popular. According to a recent report, the 3D printing market is set to double in size every three years with the annual growth forecasted by analysts generally estimated between 18.2% ...

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Realizing 3D Printing’s Potential Via Automated Post-Processing Tech REALIZING 3D PRINTING’S POTENTIAL VIA AUTOMATED POST-PROCESSING TECH

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May 24, 2019

As the 3D printing space continues to transform into something that fits into industrial factory settings, we’ve seen materials expand, systems improve, and a trend toward automation. What has so far seemed to be the missing piece is an equal i...

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Learning Challenges in Manufacturing LEARNING CHALLENGES IN MANUFACTURING

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May 23, 2019

Manufacturers are experiencing expansion and job growth while facing one of the tightest labor markets in recent history. Manufacturers must not only find workers with the skills required to meet today’s and tomorrow’s advanced manufactur...

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Manufacturing cybersecurity is complicated MANUFACTURING CYBERSECURITY IS COMPLICATED

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May 23, 2019

The volume and complexity of cyber threats is a major concern for manufacturers. While Industry 4.0 and IIoT streamlines processes and helps manufacturers reach business objectives, it also presents new security vulnerabilities and exposure to new th...

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Tecnomatix Plant Simulation in tube glass manufacturing TECNOMATIX PLANT SIMULATION IN TUBE GLASS MANUFACTURING

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May 23, 2019

Digitalization is the essential next step in glass manufacturing.  It is founded on the industry's high level of automation with the digital manufacturing solutions provided by Tecnomatix Plant Simulation.  Siemens is making a key eleme...

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The Future Computed: AI and Manufacturing THE FUTURE COMPUTED: AI AND MANUFACTURING

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May 23, 2019

The Future Computed: AI and Manufacturing is the next book in Microsoft's The Future Computed series looking at the impact of AI on society. Author Greg Shaw explores the challenges and opportunities manufacturers face as they progress their AI j...

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Manufacturers are seizing the AI opportunity – are you? MANUFACTURERS ARE SEIZING THE AI OPPORTUNITY – ARE YOU?

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May 23, 2019

The industry is again at the forefront of grappling with the opportunity and challenges of transformational new technologies. At the start of last year, Microsoft released The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its Role in Society.

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The 3D Printing Job Market 2019 THE 3D PRINTING JOB MARKET 2019

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May 22, 2019

Behind additive manufacturing technologies lies the know-how and knowledge of qualified people on cutting-edge subjects. It is quite clear that 3D printing attracts many profiles and companies have been recruiting, but in what proportions? What are t...

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AI & Manufacturing in Asia - Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions AI & MANUFACTURING IN ASIA - OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

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May 22, 2019

What are the opportunities for AI in Manufacturing in Asia? What are some challenges? What can governments do to help? In this video, we spoke to subject matter experts at Microsoft and customers to find out more.

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8 Ways to Approach eCommerce in Manufacturing 8 WAYS TO APPROACH ECOMMERCE IN MANUFACTURING

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May 22, 2019

Many manufacturers overlook eCommerce because they do not believe their business models are suited for selling online. Manufacturers who solely serve their distribution channel partners, for example, may find an eCommerce store unnecessary because th...

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Gen Z and metal fabrication: a perfect match GEN Z AND METAL FABRICATION: A PERFECT MATCH

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May 22, 2019

As I was chatting with a metal fabricator about the number of engineers it has on staff, I asked if it were hard to find engineering talent that wanted to work in the world of metal fabricating. The question was timely, as he proceeded to share the t...

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What Can IIoT Sensors Measure and Monitor in a Food Processing Facility? WHAT CAN IIOT SENSORS MEASURE AND MONITOR IN A FOOD PROCESSING FACILITY?

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May 22, 2019

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is revolutionizing how food manufacturing facilities operate, from processing to building maintenance and everything in between. Food and beverage companies have access to more data than ever before, and that&...

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Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance Careers In Demand ADVANCED MANUFACTURING MAINTENANCE CAREERS IN DEMAND

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May 22, 2019

During the 20th century, U.S. manufacturing increased production at a relatively steady state. However, as we begin the 21st century, the United States manufacturing workforce has decreased by one-third, and investment in new production capacity has ...

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GKN Powder Metallurgy - Advanced powders and innovative production technologies GKN POWDER METALLURGY - ADVANCED POWDERS AND INNOVATIVE PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

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May 22, 2019

GKN Powder Metallurgy is the global leader in Powder metallurgy. We combine advanced powder metals with innovative production technologies, like additive manufacturing, advanced compaction presses or intelligent density distribution.

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WFL Additive Manufacturing on a M80X MILLTURN WFL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING ON A M80X MILLTURN

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May 22, 2019

WFL Millturn GmbH & Co. KG is intensively developing additive Manufacturing Technologies. This development is adding a brand new chapter to the history of complete Machining.

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10 B2B eCommerce DOs and DON’Ts for Manufacturing 10 B2B ECOMMERCE DOS AND DON’TS FOR MANUFACTURING

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May 21, 2019

B2B eCommerce, or business-to-business online selling, opens a whole new world for distributors and manufacturers. Accessing customers across the globe, reducing order-processing costs, providing customers with an easy order process, tracking past or...

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Optimising speed-to-market with flexible manufacturing processes OPTIMISING SPEED-TO-MARKET WITH FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

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May 21, 2019

Regulators are making even more stringent demands for larger and longer clinical trials that give better proof of efficacy and are more likely to pick up safety signals. With ongoing cost pressures across the business, companies are always on the loo...

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How Ultimaker unlocks more 3D printing applications HOW ULTIMAKER UNLOCKS MORE 3D PRINTING APPLICATIONS

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May 21, 2019

The world’s leading businesses use 3D printing to speed up product development cycles and cut manufacturing costs. The edge 3D printers give over more costly alternatives for rapid prototyping has been clear for decades. Print a design, evaluat...

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Assessing the future potential of AM for Belgian industry ASSESSING THE FUTURE POTENTIAL OF AM FOR BELGIAN INDUSTRY

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May 21, 2019

3D printing in the industry is an expertise that is becoming increasingly important. This is shown by a recent study in which Sirris collaborated and also by our own experience. After all, Sirris has almost 30 years of experience and expertise in the...

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Desktop Metal’s Major MIM Partnership DESKTOP METAL’S MAJOR MIM PARTNERSHIP

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May 21, 2019

For metal 3D printing to compete with metal injection molding, perhaps the two technologies should work together. That’s the thinking behind Desktop Metal’s latest partnership. The company has just announced a strategic partnership with I...

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RIZE Additive Manufacturing End to End Process RIZE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING END TO END PROCESS

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May 21, 2019

Watch our full end to end additive manufacturing process to see how RIZE makes 3D printing easy and safe. In a giant leap to deliver flexibility and scalability to customers, RIZE INC., a Boston, USA-based, next-generation additive manufacturing comp...

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The world’s first 3D printed diamond composite THE WORLD’S FIRST 3D PRINTED DIAMOND COMPOSITE

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May 21, 2019

Diamond is harder than anything else in nature. It is a key component in a large range of wear resistant tools in industry, but since it’s so hard and complicated to machine it is almost impossible to form complex shapes.

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A New Level of Realism with Full-Color, Multi-Material 3D Printing A NEW LEVEL OF REALISM WITH FULL-COLOR, MULTI-MATERIAL 3D PRINTING

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May 20, 2019

Additive manufacturing, widely known as 3D printing, has helped businesses, educators, health care providers and researchers improve the way they design, manufacture and perform research. 3D printing can make the impossible possible with the ability ...

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A Flight Plan for Next-Gen Manufacturing A FLIGHT PLAN FOR NEXT-GEN MANUFACTURING

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May 20, 2019

If the commercial aviation industry effectively doubles in the next 20 years, as projected by the two largest aerospace manufacturing companies in the world, how can aerospace manufacturers and suppliers possibly keep up?

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Mission Critical: An Additive Manufacturing Breakthrough in Commercial Aviation MISSION CRITICAL: AN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING BREAKTHROUGH IN COMMERCIAL AVIATION

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May 20, 2019

At last year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the CEO of China’s largest online travel service predicted that the number of Chinese passport holders could nearly double in the next 24 months. If that sounds impossible, consid...

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Producing an unmakeable product with additive manufacturing PRODUCING AN UNMAKEABLE PRODUCT WITH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 20, 2019

When Bastian Solutions needed to make a robot gripper that could pick up almost anything, they knew that they needed a more innovative solution for the design and production. So, they turned to the team at Fast Radius, who in turn partnered with Carb...

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3DQue: The Correct Way For Low-Volume 3D Print Production? 3DQUE: THE CORRECT WAY FOR LOW-VOLUME 3D PRINT PRODUCTION?

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May 20, 2019

This week we are going to see for the first time 3DQue’s revolutionary way to implement low-volume production using 3D printing. The Vancouver-based startup, founded by Mateo Pekic, has devised a method of 3D printing that is quite different an...

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Titan Robotics Dual Pellet Extruder 3D Printer TITAN ROBOTICS DUAL PELLET EXTRUDER 3D PRINTER

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May 20, 2019

Titan Robotics is introducing its new Dual Pellet Extruder Atlas-H 3D printing system. The new system builds upon the work the Colorado-based company has already introduced in terms of large-scale and pellet extruding 3D printing, offering dual extru...

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Even in the world of large manufacturing, it’s about the people EVEN IN THE WORLD OF LARGE MANUFACTURING, IT’S ABOUT THE PEOPLE

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May 20, 2019

Any of my friends from college will chuckle at that phrase. It’s on the roadside welcome sign heading into Hillsdale, Mich. I immediately think of my dad telling me about the classic dystopian movie Soylent Green where Charleston Heston declare...

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Metal 3D Printing for Production METAL 3D PRINTING FOR PRODUCTION

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May 20, 2019

From post-process CNC machining to heat treatments to first article inspections, our metal additive manufacturing process can support production projects with more advanced manufacturing requirements.

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Customers & Colleagues An Additive Manufacturing Engineer’s Story CUSTOMERS & COLLEAGUES AN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING ENGINEER’S STORY

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May 20, 2019

Once in a while a new technology comes along that changes everything. Transportation, lead times, warehousing, just to name a few. Those who are quick to embrace change and explore what additive manufacturing offers can make a real impact on both pro...

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Introducing Origin One - Open Additive Manufacturing INTRODUCING ORIGIN ONE - OPEN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 20, 2019

Commercial-grade parts enabled by a modular printing system, open material network, extensible software, and post-processing in minutes. Origin One uses programmable photopolymerization to turn materials into isotropic parts and products ready for en...

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7 Tips For Attending RAPID + TCT 2019 7 TIPS FOR ATTENDING RAPID + TCT 2019

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May 19, 2019

You’ve got your tickets and are ready to go to North America’s largest 3D printing event. What do you do? Some may feel attending a conference or trade show is a kind of business vacation, but that’s not really the best way to look ...

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Metal Art Casting: Taking a Clay Bowl and Making it in Cast Aluminum METAL ART CASTING: TAKING A CLAY BOWL AND MAKING IT IN CAST ALUMINUM

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May 17, 2019

Today I show you how I took a clay bowl that I made and used it as a sand casting pattern.  This longest-route-ever-to-make-a-bowl is because of the  Dirty Potter Challenge put on by the channel Earth Nation Ceramics. The Bowl:  the bo...

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Designer Is Discovering New Uses For Ceramics Using 3D Printers DESIGNER IS DISCOVERING NEW USES FOR CERAMICS USING 3D PRINTERS

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May 17, 2019

Taekyeom Lee is a designer and researcher taking pottery into the future. He taught himself to build and use a 3D printer with no prior background in robotics. He used it to create 3D-printed ceramic pieces. Each piece takes on different and intricat...

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EOS Continues Focus On Series Additive Manufacturing With Four New Metals EOS CONTINUES FOCUS ON SERIES ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH FOUR NEW METALS

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May 17, 2019

Industrial 3D printing continues to march toward serial production. EOS is among the companies invested in leading that charge and is consistent in their messaging: additive manufacturing is ready for production. For EOS, developing the industry is a...

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3D Print Learning Series: 3D Scanning 3D PRINT LEARNING SERIES: 3D SCANNING

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May 17, 2019

3D printing is definitely not magic, although it may seem to be so at times. The truth is that the machines we so fondly cover make only what they are told to make. This is done by preparing a 3D model for printing. 3D models are in fact the most imp...

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PowerPlex 2019: What manufacturers love about their industry POWERPLEX 2019: WHAT MANUFACTURERS LOVE ABOUT THEIR INDUSTRY

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May 17, 2019

When you walk into a room filled with manufacturers, one thing stands out: they really love what they do. You can feel the passion in the air. This was true while walking through the Plex Experience Lab & Solutions Expo, as you listen to conversa...

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Stanley Black & Decker is Reshoring More Production of Craftsman Tools STANLEY BLACK & DECKER IS RESHORING MORE PRODUCTION OF CRAFTSMAN TOOLS

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May 17, 2019

Here at the Alliance for American Manufacturing, we get asked a lot about where to find specific American-made products - and there’s nothing people seem to ask more about than tools. Stanley Black & Decker announced this week that it is mo...

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Semiconductor Laser Manufacturing: 5 Things to Consider When Selecting Your Thin Film Deposition System Vendor SEMICONDUCTOR LASER MANUFACTURING: 5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN SELECTING YOUR THIN FILM DEPOSITION SYSTEM VENDOR

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May 16, 2019

Engineers at semiconductor laser manufacturers need to focus on an application-specific design before coming up with manufacturing equipment requirements, in order to prioritize thin film performance as well as equipment consideration. This paper cov...

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China vs. Thailand for Manufacturing and a 10+ Year Old Showdown CHINA VS. THAILAND FOR MANUFACTURING AND A 10+ YEAR OLD SHOWDOWN

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May 16, 2019

This is extremely helpful in responding to client inquiries. If a company writes us about what sort of contract they need for manufacturing their products in Vietnam, I send them Overseas Manufacturing Contracts OEM, CM and ODM and then give them a f...

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Carbon fiber-reinforced parts 3D-printed for catamaran CARBON FIBER-REINFORCED PARTS 3D-PRINTED FOR CATAMARAN

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May 16, 2019

Swiss engineering company Scheurer Swiss GmbH Volketswil, Switzerland recently combined 3D printing and years of experience using carbon fiber-reinforced composites for motorsports to develop lighter, stronger bearing cages for the Moonwave catamaran...

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HP 3D Printing Leads The Future of Additive Manufacturing At Hannover Messe 2019 HP 3D PRINTING LEADS THE FUTURE OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AT HANNOVER MESSE 2019

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May 15, 2019

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone everywhere - every person, every organization, and every community around the globe. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experienc...

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The State of Manufacturing THE STATE OF MANUFACTURING

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May 14, 2019

Trends in manufacturing and how they're affecting the current hiring landscape, Trends across industries including Food & Beverage and Retail, Tips for creating an agile and responsive strategy to maintain full employment.

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How the UK is responding to the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution HOW THE UK IS RESPONDING TO THE CHALLENGES OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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May 14, 2019

Claudia Vecciolini examines the barriers and opportunities for SMEs as they face up to the challenge to become leaders, not laggards in the race towards digitalisation. Announced in 2018, the Made Smarter programme presents a forward-looking vision o...

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3D Printed Full Color Texture Prototypes Functional Parts Stratasys 3D PRINTED FULL COLOR TEXTURE PROTOTYPES FUNCTIONAL PARTS STRATASYS

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May 14, 2019

A look at a range of 3D printed parts printed on the Stratasys J750 rapid prototoyping 3D printing solution, the world’s only full color and multi-material 3D printer. Featuring Digital ABS Plus, a tough, engineering grade material, Agilus 30, ...

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From Concept to Component - voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Centers North America FROM CONCEPT TO COMPONENT - VOESTALPINE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CENTERS NORTH AMERICA

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May 14, 2019

Let voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Centers turn your ideas into reality.  Additive Manufacturing Powder, Design, Engineering and Simulation Consultation, Prototyping and Production, Complete Additive Manufacturing Solutions.

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Additive manufacturing with NIT SWIR camera ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WITH NIT SWIR CAMERA

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May 14, 2019

Through this test, we illustrate how our SWIR camera - WiDy SenS - performs in very high flux scenes of the melt-pool in Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) and Laser Additive Manufacturing processes: True shape and geometry of the Melt pool witho...

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Sintavia Opens Massive Advanced Manufacturing Plant SINTAVIA OPENS MASSIVE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PLANT

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May 14, 2019

Sintavia opened a 55,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility, featuring 3D printing. The Florida-based company specializes in producing components for the aerospace and defense industries and leverages a number of advanced techniques. Their s...

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Sintratec S2 SLS 3D Printing System Ready For Its US Debut At RAPID + TCT SINTRATEC S2 SLS 3D PRINTING SYSTEM READY FOR ITS US DEBUT AT RAPID + TCT

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May 14, 2019

Sintratec is gearing up for RAPID + TCT next week to showcase the capabilities of SLS 3D printing beyond prototyping. North America’s largest 3D printing trade event is coming up quickly, and this Swiss company is ready for another big showing ...

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Health Canada Issues Guidance On 3D Printed Implants HEALTH CANADA ISSUES GUIDANCE ON 3D PRINTED IMPLANTS

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May 14, 2019

Health Canada has issued official guidance for producers of 3D printed medical implants. When they say Guidance it is just that; it is not the law, but is a statement of expectations of the government in the area proscribed. Thus anyone attempting to...

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Learn How Industrial IoT Applications Are Impacting The Manufacturing Industry in 2019 LEARN HOW INDUSTRIAL IOT APPLICATIONS ARE IMPACTING THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN 2019

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May 14, 2019

Like everything else these days, the manufacturing world is using more technology to stay abreast of new trends and maintain a competitive edge. By 2020, Business Insider estimates that global manufacturers will invest around $70 billion on IoT techn...

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TalkingSense Episode 1 TALKINGSENSE EPISODE 1

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May 13, 2019

In this episode of TalkingSense we’re talking some sense with Craig Rosenberg, Chief Analyst and Co-founder of TOPO. We’ll go behind the scenes of the building of TOPO as well as get the CliffsNotes version of their recent ABM study.

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Playing a vital role in digital manufacturing and the digital thread PLAYING A VITAL ROLE IN DIGITAL MANUFACTURING AND THE DIGITAL THREAD

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May 13, 2019

Thanks to the rapid growth of the Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing Execution Systems are becoming a more important focus of enterprise system technology. Although MES has been available and the technology has continued to evolve and grow ...

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Additive manufacturing for flat panel displays ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR FLAT PANEL DISPLAYS

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May 13, 2019

Innovations in additive manufacturing developed by XTPL enable ultra-precise printing of nanomaterials. Our technology derives from solving interdisciplinary challenges spanning the fields of solid state physics, inorganic chemistry, nanotechnology, ...

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Additive manufacturing for flat panel displays ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR FLAT PANEL DISPLAYS

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May 13, 2019

Modern additive printing has proven to be indispensable for rapid prototyping and it is now making a strong impact on the manufacturing as well. XTPL provides disruptive technology for adding conductive structures on the individual micron scale (1-8 ...

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Slicing for 3D Printing in Additive Manufacturing SLICING FOR 3D PRINTING IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 13, 2019

In 3D printing use Slice to create a file which contains all slices needed for printing. CLI (common layer interface) files are created and then used for 3D printing. The CLI format is widely used by metal printers to produce parts created in additiv...

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How Does Additive Manufacturing Connect the World? HOW DOES ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CONNECT THE WORLD?

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May 13, 2019

Workflows are the fundamental elements that define whether a business is productive, profitable and efficient. We love the world of additive, and we built 3YOURMIND software from the ground up to make the AM experience simplified, streamlined and eas...

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Enlightened SPC for Modern Manufacturing ENLIGHTENED SPC FOR MODERN MANUFACTURING

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May 12, 2019

Today’s manufacturers must manage ever-expanding levels of process sophistication while facing increased pressure from both competitors and customers. Statistical process control software provides the means to monitor and improve process and pr...

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RAPID + TCT: Renishaw showcases AM capabilities RAPID + TCT: RENISHAW SHOWCASES AM CAPABILITIES

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May 12, 2019

To share its expertise in medical device manufacturing, global engineering technologies company Renishaw is returning to RAPID + TCT, the additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing event in the United States. From the 21st to the 23rd of May 2019, R...

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Metal 3D printing: market will be worth $19B in 2029, says IDTechEx Research METAL 3D PRINTING: MARKET WILL BE WORTH $19B IN 2029, SAYS IDTECHEX RESEARCH

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May 10, 2019

After initial commercialisation in the 1990s, 3D printing metals has witnessed a flurry of interest in recent years. Key players have been quick to capitalise on this demand, enjoying exponential revenue growth since 2013 as a result. The influx of n...

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3D Metalforge ventures out into metal additive manufacturing 3D METALFORGE VENTURES OUT INTO METAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 10, 2019

3D Metalforge uses Renishaw's additive manufacturing systems and software to help select a future-proof additive manufacturing system for flexible, high-quality end-use part production. Singapore manufacturing bureau 3D Metalforge has opened the ...

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Australian Labor Party Wants To Reset Local Vehicle Production, Pledges Millions AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY WANTS TO RESET LOCAL VEHICLE PRODUCTION, PLEDGES MILLIONS

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May 10, 2019

In October of 2017, the final car rolled out of a local Australian production facility: a Holden VF Commodore. Ford closed up shop a couple of years prior with Toyota not far behind. Today, the country is without an auto industry. However, the center...

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What are UK manufacturers attitudes towards Smart Factory technologies? WHAT ARE UK MANUFACTURERS ATTITUDES TOWARDS SMART FACTORY TECHNOLOGIES?

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May 09, 2019

In coming months, we will be bringing you extracts from The Manufacturer's Annual Manufacturing Report 2019. This month, we focus on the Smart Factories section sponsored by PwC which tested attitudes and barriers to the adoption of digital manuf...

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Upscaling food and beverage production with Flexicurtain UPSCALING FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTION WITH FLEXICURTAIN

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May 09, 2019

Many businesses look for cost-effective and time-efficient ways to maximise food production and the capacity of their current processes and production equipment. Flexicurtain is a simple yet effective solution to help achieve increased production cap...

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Top 10 Technology Trends in Manufacturing TOP 10 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS IN MANUFACTURING

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May 09, 2019

Although apps and smart devices will make an impact in manufacturing technologies this year, a few other recent trends in manufacturing technology will dramatically redefine industry standards. Sustainable alternatives to traditional manufacturing wi...

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Knust-Godwin grows its additive manufacturing capabilities for the oil and gas industry KNUST-GODWIN GROWS ITS ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES FOR THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

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May 09, 2019

Knust-Godwin is a precision machining company located in Katy, Texas. It specializes in large, complex parts for oilfield instrumentation. Watch the case study video to find out more about Knust-Godwin expanding its Additive manufacturing (AM), or me...

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Industrialized continuous fiber composite printing in Delft INDUSTRIALIZED CONTINUOUS FIBER COMPOSITE PRINTING IN DELFT

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May 09, 2019

3D printing of continuous fiber-reinforced composites continues to expand and advance. Many new companies and developments have emerged since Markforged announced the Mark One continuous fiber 3D printer in 2014. CEAD Delft, Netherlands was introduce...

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Transform the Customer Experience with Intelligent Field Service Management for Manufacturing TRANSFORM THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH INTELLIGENT FIELD SERVICE MANAGEMENT FOR MANUFACTURING

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May 08, 2019

In the era of the connected customer, delivering a superior, end-to-end customer experience has never been more important, especially for manufacturers. In fact, according to the Customers 2020 report, customer experience has overtaken price and prod...

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The Manufacturer THE MANUFACTURER'S GUIDE TO DIGITAL B2B COMMERCE

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May 08, 2019

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a digital transformation - driven partially by new technological advances, but largely by a massive change in customer expectations. Today, B2B buyers are reluctant to send countless emails back and forth with...

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Measuring the Effects of Post-Processing on Final Quality in 3D Printing MEASURING THE EFFECTS OF POST-PROCESSING ON FINAL QUALITY IN 3D PRINTING

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May 08, 2019

From lightweight, high-strength structures to hyper-realistic prototypes, 3D printing has found its way into a variety of applications. This process of additive manufacturing (AM) is becoming more common in highvolume production of designs with moder...

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EOSTATE Everywhere - Monitoring for Additive Manufacturing Systems EOSTATE EVERYWHERE - MONITORING FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS

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May 08, 2019

Monitoring for industrial 3Dprinting processes. EOSTATE Everywhere is the next step towards user friendly machine park monitoring. Real-time information on Machine Park Status and access to current sensor values and pictures.

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People Power-the Driving Force of the Fourth Industrial Revolution PEOPLE POWER-THE DRIVING FORCE OF THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

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May 08, 2019

The technology that is powering the fourth industrial revolution is now widely available and the value is clear-sensor and automation technologies are bringing new opportunities to update brownfield manufacturing sites across sectors and geographies ...

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How to Modernize Manufacturing with Mobile Technology HOW TO MODERNIZE MANUFACTURING WITH MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

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May 07, 2019

Are you on a mission to help your company be more efficient? Are you interested in how you can apply smart factory and Industry 4.0 principles? Well the first place to start is investing in a good foundation. No matter where you are on your journey, ...

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Recyclable black plastic packaging RECYCLABLE BLACK PLASTIC PACKAGING

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May 07, 2019

Together with its supplier Ampacet, a provider of masterbatch, Henkel is developing a solution for black plastic packaging that is fully recyclable. The new packaging material uses an alternative carbon-free black colour, enabling used bottles to be ...

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Tutorial Magics: build preparation for laser sintering and multi-jet fusion TUTORIAL MAGICS: BUILD PREPARATION FOR LASER SINTERING AND MULTI-JET FUSION

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May 07, 2019

In this tutorial we will take you through build preparation for the additive manufacturing technologies laser sintering and multi-jet fusion. The video provides a step-by-step guide for each part of the process: import/conversion, fixing, editing, bu...

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Preparing for Future Manufacturing Talent Shortages PREPARING FOR FUTURE MANUFACTURING TALENT SHORTAGES

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May 07, 2019

When operations are overhauled at a factory or warehouse, or a company starts to deploy new types of technology or equipment, jobs are almost always lost. The goal itself may be to reduce workforce costs-or it may be to improve quality, speed or to a...

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True Cloud vs. Fake Cloud: How Manufacturing Companies Can Tell the Difference TRUE CLOUD VS. FAKE CLOUD: HOW MANUFACTURING COMPANIES CAN TELL THE DIFFERENCE

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May 07, 2019

This whitepaper shows you how the cloud can enhance productivity for manufacturers and gives you eight reliable ways to identify true cloud manufacturing software. Your manufacturing firm needs real-time visibility into sales, order management, inven...

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The importance of welding fume protection in the workplace THE IMPORTANCE OF WELDING FUME PROTECTION IN THE WORKPLACE

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May 06, 2019

The operation of welding fume control equipment is affected by various factors including proper use and positioning of the equipment, maintenance of the equipment, and the specific welding procedure and application.

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Customised AM platforms to fit precise application requirements CUSTOMISED AM PLATFORMS TO FIT PRECISE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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May 06, 2019

The Pro L and XL 3D printers have been developed with greatly increased build volumes over previous FELIX AM platforms. The Pro L can build parts up to 300 x 400 x 400mm, while the Pro XL has a build chamber of 600 x 400 x 600mm. To ensure the qualit...

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Manufacturing & Small Business MANUFACTURING & SMALL BUSINESS

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May 06, 2019

Did you know that 98.6% of manufacturing companies are small businesses? And 75.3% have fewer than 20 employees. Manufacturing businesses create products from raw materials or components either by machines or by hand. Goods are made in plants, factor...

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Additive Manufacturing is going to play a very significant role in the future of nuclear ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IS GOING TO PLAY A VERY SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR

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May 06, 2019

Additive manufacturing is a fairly new process of making physical, three-dimensional objects from a computer design file. This allows you to create complex shapes, layer by layer, that can be rapidly prototyped and tested to reduce the time and money...

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Bio-Inspired Metal 3D Printing For Industry? BIO-INSPIRED METAL 3D PRINTING FOR INDUSTRY?

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May 06, 2019

GE has developed a fascinating 3D printed part design that’s partly inspired by biology. The new part is a heat exchanger that is eventually intended to be used in gas turbine electrical generation systems. The idea is to capture the otherwise-...

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Cost-Effective Solution for End-to-End Manufacturing Visibility COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTION FOR END-TO-END MANUFACTURING VISIBILITY

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May 04, 2019

Cost pressures on global manufacturers are enormous. Consolidations and driving toward higher efficiency have created extensive manufacturing operations, but at larger scales, the friction from higher volumes of tools, fixtures, raw materials, work-i...

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Unified Production Optimization Architecture UNIFIED PRODUCTION OPTIMIZATION ARCHITECTURE

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May 04, 2019

Unified Production Optimization: Improving Margins by Integrating Planning, Scheduling and APC. Unified Production Optimization, an end-to-end solution that bridges the gaps between the economic plan, tactical scheduling and advanced control. With ve...

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Manufacturing a sustainable tomorrow MANUFACTURING A SUSTAINABLE TOMORROW

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May 04, 2019

With rising energy costs adding to pressures of the competitive market, how can American manufacturers not only survive but thrive in today’s global economy? Listen to leading manufacturers who are convinced that sustainable manufacturing is th...

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Accelerate manufacturing throughput ACCELERATE MANUFACTURING THROUGHPUT

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May 03, 2019

A Digital Thread ties together the key design, manufacture and service domains, including product life-cycle management, supply chain management, enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management. DXC ties these core components of the...

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3D Printing Is a Solution for Tooling 3D PRINTING IS A SOLUTION FOR TOOLING

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May 03, 2019

Tooling for conventional operations doesn't have to made conventionally. Rather than being made through machining, these welding fixtures are now made via 3D printing. Editor-in-Chief Peter Zelinski shows this example at Precision Tool Technologi...

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Advanced Manufacturing ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

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May 03, 2019

Advanced Manufacturing for the Seattle-TacomaBellevue, WA MSA. Four of these ownership types - federal, state, and local government and the private sector - together constitute Covered Employment employment covered by the Unemployment Insurance progr...

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Laser Additive Manufacturing LASER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 02, 2019

Also known as 3D printing, additive manufacturing is the process of joining materials to make objects from a 3D model by adding layer by layer from the bottom up. Advances in digital technology have enabled additive manufacturing to revolutionize ind...

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A World of Possibilities with 3D-Printing A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES WITH 3D-PRINTING

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May 02, 2019

Caterpillar has teamed up again with NASA for the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. The challenge is all about finding innovative ways to design and print a habitat that could be used for deep space exploration, including a possible journey to Mars. Thes...

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Manufacturing is a game changer MANUFACTURING IS A GAME CHANGER

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May 02, 2019

In Brevard, the largest contributor to our local economy is manufacturing. Today’s world of modern manufacturing is high tech, automated, within clean environments, with a combination of talented individuals with varying skills and professions....

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Danfoss adds value through additive manufacturing DANFOSS ADDS VALUE THROUGH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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May 02, 2019

Additive manufacturing is a key building block in Danfoss digitization journey. That creates a need for external production facilities as well as additional knowledge and training in additive manufacturing - they get that in AM-LINE 4.0.

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Manufacturing In Motion: Transforming For A New Industrial Era MANUFACTURING IN MOTION: TRANSFORMING FOR A NEW INDUSTRIAL ERA

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May 01, 2019

Technological advancements are transforming the manufacturing sector and ushering in a new industrial era. A survey of over 500 manufacturing executives explores their changing strategies, shifts in talent needs and what the most innovative and tech-...

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From condition monitoring to Industry 4.0 FROM CONDITION MONITORING TO INDUSTRY 4.0

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May 01, 2019

Predictive maintenance is a process that has been implemented by numerous stakeholders in the manufacturing industry such as component manufacturers, plant engineers and system operators. The digitisation of production and IoT Internet of things, are...

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3 Questions Manufacturers Ask about Social Media 3 QUESTIONS MANUFACTURERS ASK ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA

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May 01, 2019

We get many queries from manufacturers about social marketing - mostly, why and how should I use it - so here are our answers to the most-popular questions manufacturers ask about social media. B2B operations have increasingly embraced social media a...

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6 Manufacturing Awards In 2019 6 MANUFACTURING AWARDS IN 2019

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May 01, 2019

Praise and recognition are essential to a healthy workplace, but awards and ceremonies take those achievements to the next level. Awards help promote your brand, showcase your team's work to company leaders, and look great on your resume. For man...

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Production Accounting & Inventory Management: a Digital Transformation Approach in Mining Operations PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING & INVENTORY MANAGEMENT: A DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION APPROACH IN MINING OPERATIONS

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Apr 30, 2019

Inventory of materials, from in situ ore to finished product, is the most important asset of any mining company. Yet many companies still manage, report, and reconcile their inventory using spreadsheets and other manual processes. This leads to inacc...

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How to complement CNC production with HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing HOW TO COMPLEMENT CNC PRODUCTION WITH HP MULTI JET FUSION 3D PRINTING

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Apr 30, 2019

CNC is a subtractive manufacturing technology typically used in industries such as aerospace or automotive engineering and machinery/equipment manufacturing. It is well-suited for low-volume part manufacturing in a variety of materials, including met...

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Manufacturing Custom Rollers for Composite Filament Winding MANUFACTURING CUSTOM ROLLERS FOR COMPOSITE FILAMENT WINDING

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Apr 30, 2019

Look inside the lab and learn from Alexander Shaw, a composite automation technician working on a filament winding project, how researchers designed and 3D printed different versions of the custom rollers and worked with the AMRC’s open-access ...

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Six Challenges Facing Modern Manufacturing Companies SIX CHALLENGES FACING MODERN MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

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Apr 30, 2019

There’s no shortage of manufacturing problems in our modern society, from supply shortages to distribution problems and an ever-fluctuating economy. With all of these problems, it can seem like a miracle that we’re ever able to get things...

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This Custom Part Illustrates the Promise of Polymer 3D Printing THIS CUSTOM PART ILLUSTRATES THE PROMISE OF POLYMER 3D PRINTING

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Apr 29, 2019

Plural Additive Manufacturing president Ed Israel describes an application of using plastic to replace a metal component on a motorcycle, saving weight. This small success illustrates a big idea: how 3D printing can expand the opportunities for plast...

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7 Ways To Get Blog Post Ideas For Manufacturing 7 WAYS TO GET BLOG POST IDEAS FOR MANUFACTURING

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Apr 29, 2019

One of the best ways for you to reach out to your customers and provide them with information about your business or manufacturing processes is through valuable marketing content. A blog will not only allow you to provide customers with information, ...

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Vulcanizing the Tire Plant Operations VULCANIZING THE TIRE PLANT OPERATIONS

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Apr 29, 2019

The Tire industry has always been at the forefront of technological innovations, often leading the way, for the rest of the pack. With the emergence of innovative technologies, ultra-modern production facilities and the rising global demand, the sect...

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The Role of ERP in Intelligent Manufacturing THE ROLE OF ERP IN INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING

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Apr 29, 2019

The world of technology has reached a stage where concepts like IoT, ERP, artificial intelligence and more have gained importance. One of the most talked about advancement in the world of IT recently has to be ERP. Enterprise resource planning has de...

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Additive manufacturing: Ceramics ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: CERAMICS

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Apr 26, 2019

The range of applications, material types expands as ceramic additive manufacturing (AM) processes are continuously researched, validated, and implemented. Strong compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in end-use part production, application, and hardwar...

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Design Guide: Preparing a File for 3D Printing DESIGN GUIDE: PREPARING A FILE FOR 3D PRINTING

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Apr 25, 2019

STL is the standard file type for our 3D Printing software. A mesh resolution of 0.01-0.03mm and a ≤0.016mm chord length produce an optimal STL file. To change your mesh resolution, while saving your file to STL, click on options and choose the re...

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High-Performance Extrusion Systems for FDM 3D Printing HIGH-PERFORMANCE EXTRUSION SYSTEMS FOR FDM 3D PRINTING

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Apr 25, 2019

Veda is a start-up in the field of additive manufacturing founded in 2018 by two students from TU Delft, the leading technical university in the Netherlands. After years of learning from and struggling with the opportunities and limitations of FDM 3D...

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Optimizing machinery parts with Additive Manufacturing OPTIMIZING MACHINERY PARTS WITH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Apr 25, 2019

The daVINCI Painting Line is the first industrial machine which utilizes additive manufacturing for at least 40% of its parts.  The axle forms part of the system for the liniar movement of one of its four robotic arms. The paint line daVICNI Pai...

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HRSA to Enforce 340B Program Oversight of Drug Manufacturers Next Year and Share 340B Ceiling Prices with Covered Entities HRSA TO ENFORCE 340B PROGRAM OVERSIGHT OF DRUG MANUFACTURERS NEXT YEAR AND SHARE 340B CEILING PRICES WITH COVERED ENTITIES

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Apr 24, 2019

The Health Resources and Services Administration published two announcements in late 2018. The focal point of these announcements surrounds the agency’s plans to heighten oversight of drug manufacturers under the 340B drug pricing program, as w...

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The future of manufacturing is smart, secure and stable THE FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING IS SMART, SECURE AND STABLE

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Apr 24, 2019

Manufacturers today are seeking efficiencies in production, and the ability to deliver a broader mix of customized products to their customers. They know that staying competitive will require operational processes and production lines to be integrate...

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12 Ways To Improve Your Manufacturing Blog 12 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MANUFACTURING BLOG

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Apr 24, 2019

A great blog can serve as the foundation of your industrial content marketing strategy and fuel lead generation. If you don’t have a blog, or if the one you have isn’t up to snuff, it may be helpful to go back to the basics and make sure ...

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10 Critical Steps Small & Medium Manufacturers should undertake Today 10 CRITICAL STEPS SMALL & MEDIUM MANUFACTURERS SHOULD UNDERTAKE TODAY

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Apr 23, 2019

These 10 critical steps will help them to automate their workflows, improve their day to day operations, control operational and overhead costs, increase machine, material and manpower utilization, improve supplier and customer relationships, and inc...

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Mind the Gap. Aligning Industry and Academia to Power Additive Manufacturing MIND THE GAP. ALIGNING INDUSTRY AND ACADEMIA TO POWER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

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Apr 23, 2019

For many years, 3D Printing was an abstract concept. The technology could be used to advance innovation, streamline design cycles, and power manufacturing, but there was little or no proof. Industries started to explore how to align additive manufact...

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Grow Light Manufacturing: Gavita & Sun System by Hawthorne Gardening, How it Works GROW LIGHT MANUFACTURING: GAVITA & SUN SYSTEM BY HAWTHORNE GARDENING, HOW IT WORKS

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Apr 23, 2019

Hawthorne is the manufacturer of some of the most iconic brands such as Gavita, Botanicare, Sun System, Can-filter and Titian Controls. From growing at home to growing at scale, Growers Network University  will help you elevate your craft. Two f...

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Niche Cobot for Manufacturing Assembly and Small Material Handling NICHE COBOT FOR MANUFACTURING ASSEMBLY AND SMALL MATERIAL HANDLING

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Apr 22, 2019

The Cobotta weighs only 4 kg. Its six-axis arm can reach 342.5 mm and pick up 0.5kg. It’s designed to be portable, so that the robot can be taken to, for example, a circuit board assembly workbench or a 3D printer and programmed to automate sim...

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Additive Manufacturing: Aerojet Rocketdyne 3-D printing technology & application ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING: AEROJET ROCKETDYNE 3-D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY & APPLICATION

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Apr 22, 2019

At Aerojet Rocketdyne, breakthroughs are practically routine but never ordinary. Aerojet Rocketdyne is leading the industry in designing and building aerospace components using 3-D printing technology. Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospa...

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Metal 3D Printing with the Desktop Metal Studio System METAL 3D PRINTING WITH THE DESKTOP METAL STUDIO SYSTEM

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Apr 22, 2019

Watch an overview video and learn steps and details about the printing process with the Studio system. The Desktop Metal Studio System is the world’s first affordable, office-friendly metal 3D printing system. Safe and simple to use, the Studio...

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Sanhuan Group is specialized in manufacturing dyes, pigments,resins and additives SANHUAN GROUP IS SPECIALIZED IN MANUFACTURING DYES, PIGMENTS,RESINS AND ADDITIVES

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Apr 22, 2019

Sanhuan Colorchem Group provide and solution for ink, coating, plastics and textiles. Sanhuan Group specialized in manufacture dyes, pigments and resins. the first factory for dyes was found in 1982. now our group has 5 factories and the business act...

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4 Ways Performance Management Benefits the Manufacturing Industry 4 WAYS PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT BENEFITS THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Apr 20, 2019

HR technology has continued to make appearances in the manufacturing industry from recent years. Employees play a vital role in operations and the overall success of the industry, so it’s important to keep them wanting to come back to your work...

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Benefits of blockchain in manufacturing industry BENEFITS OF BLOCKCHAIN IN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

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Apr 19, 2019

A lot of new technologies are redefining the way manufacturing industries used to work with their supply-chain management and blockchain is one of them. As blockchain technology continues to advance, the supply chain industry is su