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Trump Names Boeing Exec to Pentagon Post
 
Advanced Manufacturing Now
March 22, 2017
 
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Trump Orders Review of Fuel Economy Standards
Trump Orders Review of Fuel Economy Standards
Automakers won a victory after President Donald Trump ordered a review of tough US vehicle fuel-efficiency standards, Reuters reported. Trump's order is "a move widely seen as a preamble to loosening fuel standards," according to the news service. The order was criticized by Democrats and environmental groups.
Compact, Hydraulic Swing Clamps Offer High Operating Pressures
Compact, Hydraulic Swing Clamps Offer High Operating Pressures
Carr Lane Roemheld offers quality, compact hydraulic swing clamps that work at high operating pressures. Multiple varieties, including flange base, top flange and cartridge style, single or double acting. Great when fixture space is limited, with high repeatability. Great when combined with our hydraulic work supports. All come in multiple sizes, with zero-leakage sealing technology. Learn More.
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Machine Tool Orders Slide in January
Machine Tool Orders Slide in January
A sustained recovery in machine tool orders isn't here yet. Orders totaled $252.2 million in January, down 41% from December and 11% from January 2016, according to the Association for Manufacturing Technology. The group still expects recovery to be underway in the spring.
ANSYS SpaceClaim® is an intuitive design tool that boosts manufacturing productivity.
ANSYS SpaceClaim® is an intuitive design tool that boosts manufacturing productivity.
It’s indispensable for 3-D prototype printing, sheet metal drawing and fabrication, and rapidly creating jigs, fixtures, molds and EDM electrodes. To learn how easy SpaceClaim is to use, try it now.
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ERP Software Helps Manage Global Manufacturing
ERP Software Helps Manage Global Manufacturing
Large manufacturers, and even mid-sized builders, need the latest and best available technology in fast, real-time enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to handle the rapidly changing situations on the shop floor, writes Senior Editor Patrick Waurzyniak. Manufacturers increasingly are turning to cloud-based ERP software solutions.
3D Printed Jigs & Fixtures for Better Production Floor Efficiency
3D Printed Jigs & Fixtures for Better Production Floor Efficiency
The advances offered by 3D printed jigs and fixtures can add up to major advantages for your company. Accelerate time to market by employing this ground-breaking technology. Get the answer to the manufacturing of jigs and fixtures optimized for better production floor efficiency. Learn More.
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Trump Nominates Boeing Exec as Pentagon's No. 2
Trump Nominates Boeing Exec as Pentagon's No. 2
President Donald Trump nominated Patrick Shanahan to be the No. 2 civilian official in the Defense Department, CNN reported. Shanahan's confirmation hearings may include questions whether his Boeing tenure representa a conflict of interest, CNN said.
Digital Journeys. Real Transformation
Digital Journeys. Real Transformation
PLM pushes the envelope in product lifecycle management with new tools simulating manufacturing processes in richer detail than ever before. This webinar will cover organizations that have transformed their design processes and pushed the limits of their industries. Register Today!
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Ex-Chairman May Sever Ties to Volkswagen
Ex-Chairman May Sever Ties to Volkswagen
Former Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech is negotiating to sell his stake in Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Reuters reported. Such a deal would shake up the ownership structure of the company that controls Volkswagen Group, according to the news service. Piech is 79. Porsche SE is the "group through which the billionaire Porsche and Piech families control VW," Reuters said.
Increased Production, Reduced Cost
Increased Production, Reduced Cost
Your leak test process is already strained by capacity, burdened by high cost and troubled with repeatability issues. Download this White Paper to learn how one carburetor manufacturer met the challenge while achieving improved quality – at a fraction of the cost. Download Now.
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Why Optical Metrology Is on the Move
Why Optical Metrology Is on the Move
Recently, the power of optical metrology combined with automation has been recognized. Contributing Editor Bruce Morey examines what makes automating metrology operations so important.
Magnetic Shielding University Lab Kit Includes Online Technical Guide
Magnetic Shielding University Lab Kit Includes Online Technical Guide
Our University Lab Kit contains a technical resource guide and MuMETAL® alloy for sampling, testing and prototyping. The guide curriculum was created for academia or professional development, which applies to high-tech fields such as OEM electrical and design engineering, research, physics, and related disciplines. Access the digital "Technical Guide to MuMETAL® and Magnetic Shielding" to learn about electromagnetic interference and shielding fundamentals, while gaining technical knowledge and practical hands-on experience. Learn More!
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PODCAST: Sizing Up the Platform Market for IoT
PODCAST: Sizing Up the Platform Market for IoT
Sandra Rios, head of product management and marketing, AXOOM GmbH, talked to Senior Editor Alan Rooks about the development of the platform market for the Internet of Things, the company’s vision for the IoT platform market, and its plans in North America.
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