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Fastest Cars at Detroit Show
Advanced Manufacturing Now
January 24, 2018
 
Trucks Had Starring Role at Detroit Auto Show Amid Industry Changes
Trucks Had Starring Role at Detroit Auto Show Amid Industry Changes
This is supposed to be the era of self-driving cars. But a vehicle of the 20th century, rather than 21st, dominated the North American International Auto Show in Detroit -- the pickup truck. General Motors Co. unveiled a redesigned Silverado large pickup that will come in eight versions. FCA US LLC introduced a new Ram 1500 that comes in three varieties. But Senior Editor Bill Koenig writes that concerns of the 21st century still crept into the proceedings.
Helping Tier 1 & Tier 2 Suppliers Gain a Competitive Advantage
Helping Tier 1 & Tier 2 Suppliers Gain a Competitive Advantage
General Carbide manufactures inserts, punches, fastener components, parts and assemblies requiring a high degree of toughness. Our products feature superior resistance to abrasion, compression, corrosion, deflection, erosion torsional stress and wear. Vertical integration, flexibility and responsiveness to production deadlines of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers make us the ideal partner. Let us apply 50 years of experience to creating customized tooling for manufacturing the quality products your customers require. Learn more at gencartooling.com or solutions@generalcarbide.com

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Boeing, SpaceX Face Challenges Getting Spacecraft Certified
Boeing, SpaceX Face Challenges Getting Spacecraft Certified
Boeing and SpaceX face challenges getting certification for new spacecraft to take crews to and from the International Space Station, according to CBS News. The companies may have trouble meeting NASA flight safety standards.
Intuitive build software for additive manufacturing
Intuitive build software for additive manufacturing
With an intuitive workflow and easy navigation, the QuantAM build file preparation software accepts CAD exports in the form of STL data and allows you to prepare your model for the AM process. QuantAM is designed specifically for Renishaw AM platforms, allowing tighter integration into the machine control software and the ability to accurately and rapidly review all build files for Renishaw AM systems, including those from third party packages.

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Here are the Fastest Cars at the Detroit Auto Show
Here are the Fastest Cars at the Detroit Auto Show
Most of the vehicles on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit aren't known for speed, But The Washington Post compiled a list of the fastest, high-performance cars at the auto show. Among them are the 2018 Acura NSX (the picture with this item was taken in 2016 at the Ohio factory where the car is built). The NSX can reach 191 mph. But the NSX had competition for fastest ride at the show, according to the Post.
Smarten Up Your Products and Cut Costs by 40%
Smarten Up Your Products and Cut Costs by 40%
This webinar will explain how to get value from every step, from Condition Monitoring, to Predictive Analytics, to automating service actions and ensuring the entire process works as promised.

Topics:
  •  How to use Predictive Maintenance to reduce services costs by 40%
  •  How to move up the value chain with your IoT initiative
  •  Real-world IoT successes from Software AG’s experience with global manufacturers

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Machine Tool Orders Post Mixed Results in November
Machine Tool Orders Post Mixed Results in November
Machine tool orders posted mixed results in November, slipping a bit on a monthly basis while recording a solid gain compared with a year earlier, according to a monthly report by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (McLean, VA). Orders also were up 9.4% for the first 11 months of 2017 compared with the same period a year earlier.
CNC Job Shops: 4 Reasons to Invest in 3D Printing
CNC Job Shops: 4 Reasons to Invest in 3D Printing
The industry keeps talking about Additive Manufacturing and many OEMs are dedicating resources to Additive in their strategic plans. Your customers and your competition are considering it.

In this webinar, we will show you how HP´s 3D Printing Solution has changed the game, driving job shops to embrace Additive Manufacturing for the first time.

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Fives Acquires Konecrane Machine Tool Service Division
Fives Acquires Konecrane Machine Tool Service Division
Fives Machining Systems, Inc. said it has acquired Konecranes Machine Tool Service division. “This acquisition demonstrates Fives commitment to the machine tool and manufacturing industries,” said Steve Thiry, president and CEO of Fives Machining.
5 Must-Have Tools for Successful 3D Printing Build Preparation
5 Must-Have Tools for Successful 3D Printing Build Preparation
Software that comes with industrial 3D printers often includes efficient tools for slicing models for additive manufacturing. However, there’s more to successful build preparation than simply slicing a part.

In this webinar, we’ll review 5 features of Autodesk Netfabb you won’t find in the software that came with your 3D printer, and demonstrate how these tools can help you get more from your equipment. We’ll also explore how these tools can reduce the time needed to prepare parts for printing.

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FAA Clears Boeing's 787-10 Dreamliner for Commercial Use
FAA Clears Boeing's 787-10 Dreamliner for Commercial Use
The US Federal Aviation Administrion has cleared Boeing Co.'s 787-10 Dreamliner for commercial use, the aircraft maker said, according to Reuters. The 787-10 is a stretched version of the earlier 787-9. It can carry 330 people, Reuters said.
HARMAN presents CES to YOU!
HARMAN presents CES to YOU!
January 29th 2018 4:00 – 8:00 pm
Farmington Hills, MI
Are you unable to make it to CES 2018? The incredible HARMAN showcase boasts one innovative automotive technology after another and we are proud to be bringing this unprecedented experience to you! Meet HARMAN’s brilliant experts as they guide you through each display and immerse you in next-level experiences for today, tomorrow and the future. Join us in Farmington Hills and experience all of the ground-breaking HARMAN products transforming the automotive industry. RSVP for this one day event HERE

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