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    AGMA PREPARES MEMBERS TO USE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING IN GEAR PRODUCTION

    Apr 25, 2019

    The American Gear Manufacturers Association has published a new document outlining the use of additive manufacturing within its industry. With this document, titled Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Gears, AGMA aims to help disseminate more information about 3D printing among its members, and ...

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    3D PRINTING TO HELP ASTRONAUTS REACH THE MOON FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1972

    Apr 25, 2019

    NASA engineers are using 3D printing techniques to insulate delicate parts of its new deep space rocket that plans to take astronauts to the moon for the first time in almost half a century. The Space Launch System (SLS) will be the most powerful rocket NASA has ever built. When completed, it will r...

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    HOW SMALL TO MEDIUM MANUFACTURERS CAN COMPETE IN THE GLOBAL MARKET

    Apr 25, 2019

    Reshoring is a hot topic in the United States. Politically charged, the practice promises an increase in jobs for workers, profits for manufacturers and a revival of the ‘Made in the United States’ movement. Small- to medium-sized manufacturers can prepare for a manufacturing resurgence,...

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    INDONESIA HAS OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND PRODUCTION OF HEALTHCARE GLASS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto is saying that business players still have a great opportunity to expand their production of glass products for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry to supply both domestic and international markets. He said the government gave strong support to the develop...

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    HENKEL’S ADHESIVES AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING RECYCLING FOCUS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Henkel has announced a partnership to enhance recycling in additive manufacturing. The company is best known for its adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings. As with many materials operations, Henkel has also been broadening its portfolio to enter into 3D printing. Offering materials since 2016...

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    CREAFORM LAUNCHES GO!SCAN 3D SPARK AND HANDYSCAN BLACK PORTABLE 3D SCANNERS

    Apr 25, 2019

    3D measurement technology specialist, Creaform, has today launched two new handheld scanners, the Go!SCAN 3D SPARK and HandySCAN BLACK. Set to make their debut at the Control show in Stuttgart next month, the scanners mark the third generation in Creaform’s professional-grade Go!SCAN and metro...

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    ZTE, SANY PARTNER ON 5G FOR SMART MANUFACTURING

    Apr 25, 2019

    The year 2018 was not a very good one for ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise, and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet. The U.S. government hit hard on the Chinese company. However, ZTE is now showing its strength and commitment. For ZT...

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    NEW MANUFACTURING TECH DELIVERS MINIATURIZATION FOR PIVOT INTERNATIONAL

    Apr 25, 2019

    Pivot International spent $1.5 million to set up an electronics manufacturing process called Surface Mount Technology. SMT is considered a more efficient electronic manufacturing method for small-format electronics. It involves mounting components directly onto the surface of printed circuit boards,...

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    HERE'RE THE TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS THAT MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY SHOULD ADOPT

    Apr 24, 2019

    The advancing technology has eased the lives of people in a big way. From morning till bedtime, one engages with technology to complete daily errands such as cooking, washing clothes and shopping. With the increasing reliance on technology, companies are adopting high-tech tools to render faster and...

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    FOOD MAKERS IN EUROPE GET LETTERS WITH POISONING THREATS

    Apr 24, 2019

    Major food companies in Italy and Denmark have received letters containing an unidentified powder and written threats requesting they pay money or risk having their products poisoned, authorities said Wednesday. Danish police said the letters in Denmark contained "a hazardous substance" an...

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    PLUGGING THE GENDER GAP IN MANUFACTURING CAREERS

    Apr 24, 2019

    A survey carried out by Women in Manufacturing WiM has found that almost three-quarters of women would not consider manufacturing careers as a viable option. Manual labour, long working hours and rows of assembly lines - this is the impression that sticks on most people from outside the industry. Th...

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    CANADIAN RESEARCHERS 3D PRINT CHALCOGENIDE GLASS FOR THE FIRST TIME

    Apr 24, 2019

    A team of researchers from the Universite Laval in Quebec, Canada have successfully 3D printed chalcogenide glass for the first time. The material, which is used to make optical components for mid-infrared wavelength applications, now has the potential to be made into more complex parts, such as opt...

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    HOW TO AVOID A MANUFACTURING M&A MIGRAINE

    May 24, 2019

    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the manufacturing space are set for an interesting year in 2019. As a sector that is often more cautious when it comes to M&A, there are certain signs that this mindset is beginning to shift as the industry changes and other forces come into play.
    Whe...

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    SANDVIK CREATES 3D PRINTED DIAMOND COMPOSITE

    May 24, 2019

    Swedish engineering group Sandvik has revealed its creation of a 3D printed diamond composite, opening up a range of new possibilities for the material. The company says that the composite is perfect for industrial use owing to its hardness, heat conductivity, low density, thermal expansion and corr...

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    ADAPTIVE3D PARTNERS WITH DSM TO COMMERCIALIZE SOFT TOUGHRUBBER 3D PRINTING RESIN

    May 24, 2019

    Adaptive3D, a Texas-based 3D printing resin specialist, has partnered with Dutch nutrition and materials multinational, DSM, to commercialize a resin-based soft rubber-like material. The material will be sold under the name Soft ToughRubber. Walter Voit, founder and CEO of Adaptive3D Technologies, A...

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    MDSAP: UNIFYING MONITORING OF MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURING

    May 23, 2019

    The MDSAP aims to create a harmonised, global approach to auditing and monitoring of medical device manufacturing. This approach could be of huge benefit to medical device companies as it allows them to expand easily into new markets, but how wide is its scope? As of 1 January 2019, regulator Health...

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    U.S. MANUFACTURING GROWTH SLUMPS TO 9-YEAR LOW IN MAY AS CHINA TRADE TENSIONS HEAT UP

    May 23, 2019

    The numbers: Faced with less demand from customers and a flareup in U.S.-China trade tensions, American businesses grew in May at the slowest pace since before President Trump was elected, a pair of new surveys show. An IHS Markit flash survey of U.S. manufacturers fell to a nine-and-a-half year low...

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    TURKEY'S MANUFACTURING CAPACITY USAGE IMPROVES IN MAY

    May 23, 2019

    The capacity utilization rate of Turkey's manufacturing industry improved on a monthly basis in May, according to data from the country's Central Bank released on Thursday. The figure reached 76.3% this month, up 1.3 percentage points from April, according to the bank survey. Figures showing...

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    SKILLS GAP RISKS DELAYING DIGITAL ADOPTION IN UK MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

    May 23, 2019

    UK manufacturers are making seismic shifts in attitudes and investment intentions towards digital adoption, but risk falling further behind global competition due to the skills gap and Brexit distractions.
    This is according to a new report from accountancy and business advisory firm BDO. BDO&...

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    PROTOLABS GROWS DIGITAL MANUFACTURING FOOTPRINT, CELEBRATES TWO DECADES OF EXPANSION

    May 23, 2019

    In May digital manufacturer Protolabs celebrated its 20-year anniversary with the grand opening of its eighth manufacturing facility in the United States, and 12th globally. A lot can happen in 20 years, and for digital manufacturer Protolabs, a lot has. The company, a producer of rapid prototyping ...

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    UAW-FORD CENTER TO TRAIN HOURLY WORKERS IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

    May 23, 2019

    In an effort to upskill workers,  Ford Motor Co. on May 22,  unveiled the newly transformed UAW-Ford Technical Training Center. The center, a $35 million investment for Ford located in Lincoln Park, Mich., is designed to provide state-of-the-art technology training to hourly employees from...

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    JABIL TO PROVIDE 3D PRINTED PARTS TO RENAULT F1 TEAM

    May 23, 2019

    Jabil, the Florida based manufacturing company, has announced an agreement with the Renault F1 team to develop and deliver 3D printed parts for its current race car. The demands placed upon the Renault R.S. 19, which is competing in this year’s Formula One World Championship, seem to be a natu...

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    THE GREEN NEW DEAL HAS VALUE-AND NEEDS MANUFACTURING TO WORK

    May 22, 2019

    What is the Green New Deal? Republicans call it an economic sledgehammer to America’s middle class. Democrats say it is the only plan to address climate change on the scale of the crisis. Both Democrats and Republicans see it as a defining issue for the 2020 election. But few realize that a gr...

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    3D PRINTING BEING USED TO TRAIN YOUNG SURGEONS

    May 22, 2019

    A group of Canadian plastic surgeons have used 3D printing to create a realistic hand model to help young surgeons learn valuable surgical skills. Surgery is a highly technical profession which requires years to master, says Dr. Michal Brichacek, a plastic surgeon and a lead author of the study. You...

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