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Advanced Manufacturing Now
May 24, 2017
 
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NASA Looks to Help From Manufacturers to Explore Mars
NASA Looks to Help From Manufacturers to Explore Mars
NASA says it will need help from its manufacturing contractors to reach and explore Mars. "A strong manufacturing base in needed,” Jordan Evans, deputy director for engineering and science at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said at SME's Eastec show in West Springfield, MA.  “Those relationships are important. We can push them, they can push us.” Senior Editor Bill Koenig has more.
Join our free webinar on 3D inspection of gas turbines and rotational parts!
Join our free webinar on 3D inspection of gas turbines and rotational parts!
Join Alicona’s upcoming webinar on May 30th or June 6th and learn more about quality assurance of gas turbine engines, large components and complex rotational parts with optical 3D metrology. Find out how to automatically measure and quantify shape and size of local surface defects, both in production and repair and overhaul, in the µ-range. Learn more about collaborative robots (cobots) that allow for the automated measurement of minimum radii, edge chipping, edge break and surface finish on turbine discs and other large components.
Learn more and sign up now: http://www.alicona.com
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Ford to Cut 1400 Salaried Jobs...
Ford to Cut 1400 Salaried Jobs...
Ford Motor Co. will offer buyouts to pare 1400 salaried jobs in North America and Asia. The move is "part of a heightened focus on costs," writes Joann Muller of Forbes. Ford is looking to complete the cuts by the end of September but no manufacturing jobs are affected, according to Forbes.
Accelerating Product Development and Quality with ATOS 3D Optical Metrology
Accelerating Product Development and Quality with ATOS 3D Optical Metrology
GE Appliances is redefining their product development, accelerating quality control, and applying cost avoidance strategies with the utilization of ATOS optical 3D metrology solutions. In this webinar GE will offer insights into improving engineering processes to achieve world-class consumer quality. Learn More!
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...While Adding 800 Jobs at Michigan Transmission Plant
...While Adding 800 Jobs at Michigan Transmission Plant
Ford a few days later said it's investing $350 million to add 800 jobs at a transmission plant in Livonia, MI, according to the Detroit Free Press. The move "will support the production of a new transmission for front-wheel-drive vehicles," the Free Press reported.
Producing High Quality Artistic Props for the Arts & Entertainment Industry
Producing High Quality Artistic Props for the Arts & Entertainment Industry
Entertainment manufacturing is a quickly changing, previously sculpted by hand, now designers and manufacturers in this industry are turning to CNC machines and software to move things along quickly, while maintaining quality. This webinar will demonstrate how to use CAM software to utilize large multiaxis routers to produce high quality artistic props, safely and efficiently. Register today!
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Economy to Remain in Slow Growth Mode
Economy to Remain in Slow Growth Mode
Slow economic growth will continue, according to a forecast presented at the Eastec show. A growth rate of about 2% annually “is where we’re going to be,” Patricia Buckley, managing director of economics for Deloitte Services LP, said in a keynote address.
Manufacturing the Future: Adopting 3D Printing as Best Practice
Manufacturing the Future: Adopting 3D Printing as Best Practice
This whitepaper shares three key manufacturing trends that build upon globalization—infrastructure productivity, responsive supply chains and product life cycle efficiency—and dictate success for manufacturers in the 21st century. Learn More!
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SME, AMT Team Up on New Smart Manufacturing Show
SME, AMT Team Up on New Smart Manufacturing Show
SME and the Association for Manufacturing Technology are teaming up to put on a new show, the Smart Manufacturing Experience, next year in Boston.
From Information Overload to Fast, Data-Driven Decisions
From Information Overload to Fast, Data-Driven Decisions
There’s a huge gap in manufacturing today between having your production data and having the ability to use it in practical ways to resolve issues quickly. Download our free e-book to learn how to harness the power of your data for faster issue resolution. Learn more.
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Advanced Grinding for Sharper Tools, Sharper Production
Advanced Grinding for Sharper Tools, Sharper Production
"Advanced tool grinding technology, more capable and precise than ever, has meant new ground-breaking cutting tools, such as a variable geometry designs," writes Contributing Editor Bruce Morey. "Just as importantly, other machine tool providers need to offer automation and advanced in-process sensing to make proven tool grinding operations even more efficient."
One of The Top Reasons Your Business May Be at Risk
One of The Top Reasons Your Business May Be at Risk
If you’re responsible for an elevated workforce, our experts urge you to plan ahead and do your homework. This guide goes into great detail on engineered fall arrest and provides key information on what type of system might be best for you. Learn More
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Boeing Delivers 737 Max 8
Boeing Delivers 737 Max 8
Boeing Co. "made the first delivery of its new 737 Max airplane to a customer," the Pudget Sound Business Journal said. The customer? Malaysia's Malindo Air, which will be the first airline to put the model into commercial service.
Transformative IT: The Internet of Things in Manufacturing
Transformative IT: The Internet of Things in Manufacturing
As a transformative IT element, the IoT is enabling a new level of monitored and managed manufacturing -- helping companies improve operations and productivity, manage supply chains, and adopt predictive maintenance to optimize performance. Download thew 17 page guide to learn more.
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Hybrid Systems Advance
Hybrid Systems Advance
"End users are realizing the benefits of having both additive and subtractive functionality in a single, self-contained system," writes Robb Hudson, CEO of Mitsui Seiki USA Inc. His company introduced a hybrid machine last year. In this commentary he says hybrid advancements are coming from software and metrology.
Digital Manufacturing Technologies bringing Manufacturing back to North America
Digital Manufacturing Technologies bringing Manufacturing back to North America
Machines Italia, a project by the Italian Trade Agency conducted in partnership with Italy’s FEDERMACCHINE, the National Federation of Association of Manufacturers of Capital Goods, serves as your NAFTA direct link to over 10,000 Italian manufacturing solutions providers from every capital good industry. Explore this edition of Machines Italia and see for yourself how digital manufacturing technologies from Italian solution providers are helping to fuel a new era in manufacturing.
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Delphi Joins BMW, Intel in Self-Driving Alliance
Delphi Joins BMW, Intel in Self-Driving Alliance
Auto-parts maker Delphi Automotive PLC is part of an alliance with BMW and Intel for self-driving vehicles, according to Reuters. Delphi will "handle  integration of components and software," the news service said.
 
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