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Autodesk CEO Carl Bass steps down
 
Advanced Manufacturing Now
February 15, 2017
 
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New Uses for Noncontact Metrology in Aerospace
New Uses for Noncontact Metrology in Aerospace
Aircraft manufacturers are finding noncontact metrology ever more useful. However, throughput needs to be balanced with accuracy in finding the right applications as noncontact embraces a variety of devices.
Acquire ISO 10360-7 Certified Measurement Results.
Acquire ISO 10360-7 Certified Measurement Results.
Save thousands on the digital measuring projector that gives you the confidence you need. Placing a little extra focus on your quality can yield big dividends. The ZEISS O-SELECT digital measuring projector combines ISO 10360-7 certified measurement, flexible illumination, automated alignment and full network compatibility. Save $9,000 on a system that provides easy access to the data you need to confidently master your customer and regulatory requirements. Learn More
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Why US Trade with Mexico Couldn't be More Different Than Trade with China
Why US Trade with Mexico Couldn't be More Different Than Trade with China
The top two trading partners of the United States, China and Mexico, are often blamed for the US manufacturing decline. But there are three major differences between China and Mexico in relation to the US economy.
A Patented Deburring Solution Unlike Any Other. One Tool for All Your Manual and Automated Deburring Needs
A Patented Deburring Solution Unlike Any Other. One Tool for All Your Manual and Automated Deburring Needs
Deburring of cross-drilled holes…one of the most nagging problems in manufacturing. J.W. Done Corp. developed the ORBITOOL® in response to this situation. It is the only tool capable of manual and automated deburring of cross-drilled intersections. The operation can be tailored to leave a minimally broken edge or a blended radius. If it doesn't work on your application, send it back for a full refund. Guaranteed! Click video for more information!
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The Evolution of Titanium Machining
The Evolution of Titanium Machining
Machining titanium used to chew up tools and have machine operators gnashing their teeth. Now it’s just another day at the office, thanks to vast growth in aerospace and medical applications.
HOUSTEX 2017 is Just Two Weeks Away – Register Today!
HOUSTEX 2017 is Just Two Weeks Away – Register Today!
As an industry-leading Southwest manufacturing exposition, HOUSTEX attracts suppliers, distributors and machinery builders from across North America. With aisle-after-aisle of exhibitors to choose from, you’re sure to find the latest technologies that can transform your business and industry. Pair the depth and breadth of exhibitors with a variety of keynotes, panel discussions, educational sessions, and networking opportunities, and you’ve got an event that can boost your business for years to come. Register for HOUSTEX 2017 today!
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The Next Big Blue-Collar Job May Surprise You
The Next Big Blue-Collar Job May Surprise You
Clive Thompson of Wired makes the case for coding as the next big blue-collar job and what that could mean for workforce development.
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How UPS is Leading Supply Chain Automation
How UPS is Leading Supply Chain Automation
UPS is using automation pioneered at Worldport in Louisville in the expansion of ground hubs underway in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Ohio. Here’s how it gained the solid grip it has on “sorting automation.”
Optimize Production for Agile Manufacturing
Optimize Production for Agile Manufacturing
3D printing has always been a perfect fit for rapid prototyping, but the real beauty of 3D printing is that it removes the constraints associated with traditional manufacturing, providing a blank canvas upon which creative minds can develop new applications. Download this whitepaper to discover six 3D printing applications that can improve your bottom line. Click Here!
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3D Printing Will Help Build Boeing's Space Taxis
3D Printing Will Help Build Boeing's Space Taxis
Boeing has hired Oxford Performance Materials to make about 600 3D printed parts for its Starliner space taxis.The parts will help lower cost and save weight.
Looking for places to publish your manufacturing-related research?
Looking for places to publish your manufacturing-related research?
Three premier, peer-reviewed manufacturing journals have an open Call for Papers: Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Journal of Manufacturing Processes and Manufacturing Letters. The journals are published by SME through Elsevier and included in the ScienceDirect digital library. The call is open to members of the international, academic community as well as industry leaders. Submit today!
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Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Steps Down
Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Steps Down
Last week, Autodesk announced that its CEO and President Carl Bass will step down. He will remain on the board of directors and will remain on staff as an advisor in support of the transition to a new CEO.
ASK THE EXPERTS VIDEO: How can I reduce the cycle time for my leak test?
ASK THE EXPERTS VIDEO: How can I reduce the cycle time for my leak test?
What is the quickest route to a faster leak test? Our Sciemetric expert explains the top three factors to optimize in order to speed up leak testing while still getting ultra-accurate flow and pressure measurements. Watch the Video!
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Tesla Employees Move Forward with Unionizing
Tesla Employees Move Forward with Unionizing
A former employee of the Fremont, California assembly plant claims that workers have contacted the UAW, reports Automotive News. The plant is the only US plant owned by an American automaker that isn't unionized.
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