NEWS

   

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  • Are You Seeing Clearly?

    As virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality continue to mature, the individual applications are demonstrating their ability to transform how businesses operate. However, for the market to ...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/article/21127387/are-you-seeing-clearly4647
  • Tesla Model Y meets Sandy Munro, the king of lean auto manufacturing

    Sandy Munro is the guy to call when companies want to cut the excess and create a seriously lean product to roll down the manufacturing line. So he's just the person to comb over the Tesla Model Y...


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    https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/tesla-model-y-sandy-munro-auto-manufacturing/4648
  • Threads Enables Remote Machine Health Management

    Machine health solutions provider Augury recently introduced new capabilities and enhancements enabling operations and maintenance personnel to remotely monitor, diagnose and share information about t...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/article/21127217/threads-enables-remote-machine-health-management4644
  • Lamborghini: manufacturing facemasks to combat COVID-19

    Lamborghini has become the latest manufacturer to join the companies fighting the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, producing surgical masks and protective shields. The masks and plexiglass shields will b...


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    https://www.manufacturingglobal.com/technology/lamborghini-manufacturing-facemasks-combat-covid-194645
  • Johnson & Johnson Partners with Government to Produce COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

    Johnson & Johnson said March 31 that it had arranged a partnership with an arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to continue development on a vaccine to prevent COVID-19. Janssen...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/article/21127536/johnson-johnson-partners-with-government-to-produce-covid19-vaccine-candidate4641
  • Prepare for liftoff: Four ways drones are transforming manufacturing

    An invention as far back as the 1960s, drones are enjoying a major ‘comeback’, with industrial organisations across the board now among those exploring the technology. For manufacturers, d...


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    https://www.themanufacturer.com/articles/prepare-for-liftoff-four-ways-drones-are-transforming-manufacturing/4642
  • Is Agility More Important than Lean?

    A friend of mine works for a company that’s always been in the consumer goods arena. It hopes to expand its B2B portfolio. The company is striving to respond consistently to Requests For Quotes ...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/operations/continuous-improvement/article/21127480/is-agility-more-important-than-lean4639
  • Oracle: connected industrial manufacturing with Industry 4.0

    Manufacturing global takes a closer look at how industry 4.0 is driving connectivity within industrial manufacturing. Industry 4.0 turning what happened into what will happen’ Via connectivity, ...


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    https://www.manufacturingglobal.com/technology/oracle-connected-industrial-manufacturing-industry-404640
  • Playing the Lean Long Game

    Many of us might be wringing our hands over the impact of this pandemic on our expansive lean or, whatever you chose to call it transformation. Perhaps you’re approaching it with the wrong goal ...


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    https://www.industryweek.com/operations/continuous-improvement/article/21127325/playing-the-lean-long-game4637

EVENTS

Conferences

IIoT & Smart Manufacturing Conference

IIOT & SMART MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE

April 14-16, 2020
This event will encompass topics regarding advances in connectivity, automation, and security within the operational context of hybrid manufacturing applications across multiple vertical industries. The impact of these overarching technologies will be emphasized by focusing on real-world application...

ContentTECH Summit

CONTENTTECH SUMMIT

April 20-22, 2020
Our ContentTECH mission is clear: We want to show how the effective use of technology and better processes can help your strategic efforts to create, manage, deliver and scale your enterprise content and provide your customers with better digital experiences. Come to the ContentTECH Summit to learn ...

74th Annual Production Conference

74TH ANNUAL PRODUCTION CONFERENCE

April 20-22, 2020
A supplier exhibition, educational sessions featuring live demos and audience tasting samples and many networking opportunities are all part of the experience. Our 73rd Annual Production Conference was held Monday, April 8 through Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Lancaster, PA. Check out the schedule, s...

International Conference on  3D Printing Technology and Innovations

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATIONS

April 22-23, 2020
3D Printing also known as Additive manufacturing. It turns digital 3D models into solid objects by building them up in layers. The technology was first invented in the 1980s, and since that time has been used for rapid prototyping.

Foodex 2020

FOODEX 2020

March 30-01, 2020
It’s no exaggeration to say that manufacturing is on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution, centred on technology, automation and sustainability. As the UK's premier trade event for food and drink manufacturing, processing, packaging and logistics, Foodex will be the place to learn mo...

International Conference on Advances in Materials, Mechanical and Manufacturing

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCES IN MATERIALS, MECHANICAL AND MANUFACTURING

March 27-29, 2020
International Conference on Advances in Materials, Mechanical and Manufacturing is a premier, annual forum for researchers and scholars from multiple disciplines to come together to share knowledge, discuss ideas, exchange information, and learn about cutting-edge research in diverse fields with the...

Precision Metalforming Association Chicago District

PRECISION METALFORMING ASSOCIATION CHICAGO DISTRICT

March 19-19, 2020
The PMA Chicago District is excited to host its second annual Suppliers Night.  Please join us for this fun event that is designed to conveniently bring together industry suppliers and manufacturers, and to assist in business growth and the expansion of the markets they serve. Exhibitors, use t...

Make it British Live!

MAKE IT BRITISH LIVE!

March 17-18, 2020
Make it British Live! is the only event in the world that showcases the best of British manufacturers and producers of textiles, clothing and homeware, held at the iconic Business Design Centre in London on 17 & 18th March 2020. Organised by Make it British founder, Kate Hills, it’s the sh...

 

Webinars

APR 02, 2020 | 11:00 AM
RUNNING SUCCESSFUL AUGMENTED REALITY PROGRAMS
Augmented reality programs are helping companies improve employee productivity, accuracy, and safety. Many businesses are even gaining a competitive advantage by differentiating their products with AR. In this IndustryWeek webcast, Umar Arshad, VP, Head of Growth - Augmented Reality Produc...
APR 07, 2020 | 9:00 AM
FAST-TRACK IOT DEVICES TO PRODUCTION WITH CYPRESS & MURATA
The proliferation of Wi-Fi/Bluetooth wireless connectivity in IoT devices is rapidly expanding. Designing with these wireless technologies is incredibly complex, with the process often beset by difficulties such as regulatory requirements, software integrations, and more. Murata’s ce...
APR 08, 2020 | 2 PM
PROTECTING PRODUCT QUALITY THROUGH SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT
Manufacturers are operating in a global marketplace. They source raw materials and parts from global suppliers and outsource to contract manufacturers and packagers to maximize efficiencies. Developing a finished product where there are so many moving parts outside your control is not only...
APR 14, 2020 | 2 PM
PCB DESIGN & PROTOTYPING TECHNOLOGY: INTEGRATED PCB DESIGN
Designing printed circuit boards can present a myriad of challenges when it comes to designing, prototyping and packaging, which can squeeze launch timelines and throw a wrench in your plans. However, it doesn't have to be that way! Join us on Tuesday, April 14th at 2 PM ET for part on...
APR 15, 2020 | 2:00 PM
HOW TO BUILD A SINGLE-CHIP SOLUTION THAT SUPPORTS ALL INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET STANDARDS YOUR CUSTOMERS USE
What if you could build a single-chip solution for products in factory automation, which can speak in multiple industrial Ethernet standards? In this webinar, you will learn how to deliver your product to more factories without having to change your core product. The topic of the connected...
APR 15, 2020 | 10 AM
WHICH 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU
The possibilities of what you can create with 3D printing are endless. But, picking the right technology can make or break your design. Join us on Wednesday, April 15th at 10 AM ET for our webinar as TriMech Application Engineer, Dennis Barnum, takes you on a trip through the land of 3D pr...

DIGITIZING AIRBUS’ GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN THROUGH APIS
An Airbus A380 is made up of 7 million different pieces with each piece coming from different parts of the world including Germany, Spain, UK, and France. Assembling the final plane requires support from various IT and operations teams. Leveraging legacy supply chain technology to support ...
PROPELLING U.S. MANUFACTURING COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH CYBERSECURITY INNOVATIONS
Manufacturing systems, supply chains, and processes are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. According to NBC News, the manufacturing sector in the U.S. lost nearly $240 billion in revenue and 42,220 manufacturing jobs from 2002 to 2012 due to cyber-attacks.
SPEED, PRECISION AND CONNECTIVITY FOR FACTORY 4.0
Increasingly, additive manufacturing is being integrated into new production processes. 3D printing technology is being applied for end-use parts, increasing in connectivity, and becoming an all-encompassing solution for modern manufacturing facilities. Learn from BigRep and Bosch Rexroth ...
HOW TO BE BLOCKCHAIN READY FOR 3D PRINTING
Are you looking to understand Blockchain and its impact on 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing? OEMs and Service Bureaus are only starting to make sense of this new technology now. Start determining how this can help you gain a competitive edge.
DESIGN THE MADNESS OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
The heightened freedom of design that is inherent in 3D printing is taking all kinds of industries by storm, including aerospace, medical, and automotive. But how do we actually define this elusive Design for Additive Manufacturing practice? Is it just another flavor of design for manufact...
GENDER INCLUSION IN MANUFACTURING
Alison and Dennis talked about the state of the manufacturing industry in Canada, clarified misconceptions, shared the latest research and best practices from our Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Best Workplaces for Women, took questions, and discussed what the industry is doing to bri...

RESOURCES

IoT, data and AI offer huge opportunities across many industries – but where and how do you create most value for your business? Key to answering this is the ability to turn data generated by Io...

Charles H. Duell was the Commissioner of US patent office in 1899. Legend has it that Mr. Duell said Everything that can be invented has been invented! This is a common trope that comes around quite o...

COVID-19, the pandemic disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus, is bringing lives and routines to a standstill as we attempt to slow the worldwide spread of the illness. The scale of this dis...

Many manufacturers and engineers have volunteered to address the shortage of supplies to combat the coronavirus pandemic but some supplies are taking a long time to produce. Invoking the Defense Produ...

Many companies worry about how their business will fare in bad economic conditions, but sometimes opportune outcomes stem from times of economic uncertainty - especially for manufacturers. With seemin...

Just a week ago our world looked very different. This week we’re in the midst of one of the biggest health crises the world has ever seen. We have been thinking long and hard about how we respon...

The rise of the Industry 4.0 is reshaping the way machines interact with manufacturing systems. In this context, a machine is no longer just a production engine taking manufacturing orders, it has bec...

Since the first 3D printing machine was unveiled back in 1984, industrial use was the main focus. However, it was not until early patents expired in 2009 and consumer models came to market that indust...

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