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    PRECISION ADM RECEIVES CERTIFICATION FOR AEROSPACE-GRADE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

    Dec 20, 2018

    Canadian engineering and additive manufacturing service provider Precision ADM has been granted two new Quality Management System (QMS) certifications. Under the new standards, the company has been assured for consistent production and is better positioned to provide services to the aerospace indust...

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    LOOP INDUSTRIES, THYSSENKRUPP SIGN AGREEMENT TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE PET MANUFACTURING

    Dec 20, 2018

    Loop Industries Inc. (Montreal, QC), a technology innovator in sustainably produced plastic, has announced a strategic partnership with ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions subsidiary Uhde Inventa-Fischer GmbH (Essen, Germany), a global polyester technology provider. The agreement seeks to offer a turn...

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    WHAT’S THE IMPACT ON MANUFACTURING?

    Dec 20, 2018

    Yesterday the government published the long-awaited Immigration White Paper, which sets out plans for a new skills-based UK immigration system. The foundation of the document proposes the removal of a cap on skilled workers coming to Britain from the EU, with a suggested minimum £30,000 salary...

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    2018 WAS RECORD YEAR FOR MANUFACTURERS OPTIMISM

    Dec 20, 2018

    In the 20 years that The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has been measuring the sentiments of the manufacturing sector, 2018 stood out. On average this year, 92.4% of manufacturers surveyed reported a positive outlook for their companies, according to the groups. Manufacturers Outlook Su...

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    WHAT INDUSTRY 4.0 MEANS FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY CHAIN

    Dec 20, 2018

    When it comes to the automotive industry, innovation isn’t anything new. A rich history of ideation - including Alfred P. Sloan Jr.’s commitment to new concepts such as automotive styling and Henry Ford’s introduction of the assembly line - defines an industry in which change occur...

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    PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

    Dec 20, 2018

    Computer systems, such as CRMs, can help you plan out your workload as efficiently as possible, while analytics allow you to judge what updates are needed and when. Technology is evolving across every business, allowing companies to become more productive and efficient. Whether it’s the food t...

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    HOW TECHNOLOGY IS TRANSFORMING MANUFACTURING

    Dec 20, 2018

    There is no doubting the transformative effects of technological advancements on businesses. The main developments that affect manufacturing are the Internet of Things (IoT), which describes the way objects use the internet to communicate, and artificial intelligence (AI) programs, which compiles ma...

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    ROCKET LAB SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES FIRST NASA MISSION WITH 3D-PRINTED ROCKET

    Dec 20, 2018

    Rocket Lab is a startup that focusses on getting smaller satellites airborne. Normally, satellite launching is an expensive business and small satellites need to hitch a ride on larger launch vehicles, giving their creators little choice in the orbits of their satellites. To accomplish this, Rocket ...

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    ACCO WELCOMES YORK TECH TO NEIGHBORING MANUFACTURING FACILITY

    Dec 20, 2018

    Acco Material Handling Solutions LLC, a manufacturer of material handling products, including overhead cranes and hoists, welcomed a delegation of students from nearby York County School of Technology (York Tech) to its York, PA headquarters in November.
    The visit, instigated by Lorin Cassidy...

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    GOLD KEEPS OVERNIGHT GAINS AS PHILADELPHIA FED MANUFACTURING INDEX DROPS TO LOWEST IN NEARLY 2.5 YEARS

    Dec 20, 2018

    Gold prices edged up after the index for current general activity in the Philadelphia Federal Reserve’s manufacturing business outlook survey dropped to 9.4 - the lowest level since August 2016.
    The consensus expectations compiled by news organizations were expecting a reading of somewh...

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    PEPSICO'S SODASTREAM TO OPEN MANUFACTURING PLANT IN GAZA

    Dec 20, 2018

    Israel-based SodaStream, a carbonated drink-machine maker bought this year by Pepsico (PEP.O) for $3.2 billion, is establishing a manufacturing plant in the Gaza Strip, its chief executive said on Thursday.
    Most Palestinians in Gaza, a territory controlled by the Islamist militant group Hamas...

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    IN MAJOR RESTRUCTURING, ABB SHIFTS FROM HEAVY ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURING TO DISTRIBUTED ENERGY

    Dec 20, 2018

    ABB's sale of its power transmission business to Hitachi reflects a wider trend in the global market for power equipment. The global technology company is turning its focus to Europe and the growing market for distributed energy while Hitachi is gearing up to compete in the Asian market for heav...

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    LESSONS FOR ARC WELDING FROM ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

    Jan 18, 2019

    Arc welding and additive manufacturing (AM) are both useful for creating large metal components relatively quickly and inexpensively. New research from the University of Leicester’s Department of Engineering has shown how to optimize these processes via a common element.
    The research, w...

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    3 CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS OF DIRECT-TO-CUSTOMER STRATEGIES FOR B2B MANUFACTURERS

    Jan 18, 2019

    Channel partners frequently have more influence than the manufacturers on how prospects make decisions. Historically, the channel has provided scale to manufacturing sales operations, and manufacturers have accepted a reduction in the amount of control they have over revenue streams.  More rece...

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    MANUFACTURING EXPERT LISA ANDERSON DISCUSSES THE KEY AREAS TO ENSURING MANUFACTURING SUCCESS

    Jan 18, 2019

    Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., predicts that manufacturing will be a top economic force in 2019. Key to the success will be creating a resilient supply chain.
    LMA Consulting Group works with clients on manufacturin...

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    MANUFACTURING PRODUCTION INCREASES BY MOST IN 10 MONTHS

    Jan 18, 2019

    U.S. factory production expanded in December by the most in 10 months, ending the year stronger than expected thanks to a surge in motor-vehicle output and gains across a range of other goods.
    Manufacturing output rose 1.1% from the prior month after an upwardly revised 0.1% rise, Federal Res...

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    LAUNCH FOR LANCASHIRE SCHEME TO DRIVE FORWARD ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING

    Jan 18, 2019

    Blackpool is set to launch a new drive aimed at future-proofing the county’s advanced engineering. The EnginE project aims to help manufacturers and engineers across Lancashire get access to the skills training and skilled staff they need to move their businesses forward in an ever more compet...

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    EVONIK EXPANDS INDUSTRIAL 3D PRINTING PORTFOLIO, ACQUIRES STRUCTURED POLYMERS

    Jan 18, 2019

    German industrial chemical corporation Evonik has acquired 3D printing materials Austin based start-up Structured Polymers Inc. Deemed The Future of SLS Powder Structured Polymers specialism is color, with their TrueBlack powder described as the world’s first SLS ink with inherent color. As su...

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    FATHOM AND U.S. MARINES CREATE MODULAR LOGISTICS VEHICLE WITH ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

    Jan 18, 2019

    FATHOM, a Californian design studio, has used additive manufacturing to create a Modular Logistics Vehicle (MLV) for the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Frustrated by the unresponsiveness of traditional supply chains, Marines from the 29 Palms base generated the concept of converting standard uti...

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    SIGMA LABS RECEIVES CONTRACT FROM UNDISCLOSED GLOBAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING COMPANY

    Jan 18, 2019

    Sigma Labs, the computer-aided inspection (CAI) software company behind PrintRite3D software, has received a Test and Evaluation Program contract from an undisclosed global materials and service provider in additive manufacturing.
    Under this contract, Sigma Labs is installing its PrintRite3D ...

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    RESEARCHERS MIMIC CRYSTAL LATTICES TO MAKE STRONGER 3-D PRINTED OBJECTS

    Jan 17, 2019

    A team of researchers from Imperial College London and the University of Sheffield has developed a way to mimic the attributes of crystal lattices to make stronger 3D printed materials. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes how they transferred characteristics of micros...

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    DIAMOND LIGHT SOURCE HELP STUDY OPTIMISATION OF WELDING AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

    Jan 17, 2019

    Arc welding and additive manufacturing of metals share an important feature: they are both dependent on melting metal, and how the liquid metals flow is crucial to the quality of the final piece. But the behavior of melt pools is still little understood. A research collaboration between the Universi...

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    DOES UK MANUFACTURING WANT ANOTHER REFERENDUM?

    Jan 17, 2019

    Another referendum, a new deal negotiated with the EU, another attempt at getting the rejected Brexit deal passed through parliament or a no deal? We asked British manufacturers what they want to happen.
    In June it will be three years since the EU referendum vote took place, Britain is runnin...

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    MILITARY VETS HARDWIRED FOR MANUFACTURING SUCCESS

    Jan 17, 2019

    Curt Doherty, CEO of CNC Machines, has about a dozen full-time employees to receive, prepare and resell the machining equipment cutting, shaping, and forming America's way back to manufacturing prominence. He started out in the early 2000s snapping up auctioned units from liquidating machine sho...

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