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Drones May Save Lives by Delivering Blood to Hospitals
Advanced Manufacturing Now
January 03, 2018
 
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UL, Tooling U-SME Sign Letter of Intent on 3D Printing Training, Certification
UL, Tooling U-SME Sign Letter of Intent on 3D Printing Training, Certification
UL and Tooling U-SME recently announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) focused on a new collaboration to enhance workforce training and development efforts for manufacturers wanting to increase capabilities in additive manufacturing. This combined effort will align training and certification, resulting in a single source for professional Additive Manufacturing (AM) certification.
What can Industry 4.0 do for YOUR company?
What can Industry 4.0 do for YOUR company?
Meet industry experts from all over the world for two days of conferences, real case studies and interactive workshops. Learn more on:
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • IoT
  • Deep Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
Discover the future of the supply chain and how the 4th industrial revolution will change your day-to-day activities.

Register NOW for Industry 4.0 ThinkTank
January 31-February 1, CHICAGO

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Creating the 21st Century Manufacturing Workforce  
Creating the 21st Century Manufacturing Workforce  
Industry experts came together during HOUSTEX 2017 to discuss the manufacturing skills gap, recruiting talented individuals into the industry, developing employees, and rebranding the image of manufacturing. Read about the best practices and initiatives these industry professionals are using to attract young people to the manufacturing industry
Showcase Your Smart Manufacturing Technologies at the Smart Manufacturing Experience beginning April 30 in Boston
Showcase Your Smart Manufacturing Technologies at the Smart Manufacturing Experience beginning April 30 in Boston
The Smart Manufacturing Experience is an event that provides practical solutions for applying the latest advanced manufacturing technologies that drive results. Showcase your technologies in the following areas:
  • Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing
  • Automation & Robotics
  • Advanced Materials
  • Precision Machining
  • Precision Measurement & 3D Scanning
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Industrial IoT (Internet of Things)/Big Data
Attendees will be looking for solution providers who can help them learn, strategize and implement these smart technologies successfully and profitably. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with manufacturers looking to take advantage of the next industrial revolution. Visit smartmanufacturingexperience.com/exhibit to learn more and apply to exhibit.

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Durable Goods Orders Rise on Surge in Commercial Aircraft.png
Durable Goods Orders Rise on Surge in Commercial Aircraft.png
Orders for durable goods rose in November on a surge in orders for commercial aircraft and parts. Also, durable goods orders increased 1.3% to $241.4 billion in November from an adjusted $238.3 billion in October, the US Commerce Department said in a monthly report. It was the third increase in the past four months.
Trust Your Leak Test: Six Factors to Success
Trust Your Leak Test: Six Factors to Success
The majority of manufacturers agree leaks are their #1 issue for repairs, warranty claims and productivity bottlenecks. These unreliable leak testers cost your company time, money and your reputation. We provide accurate and reliable leak test solutions that improve ROI and restore your confidence in your production line.

In this infographic, learn what improving your leak tester will mean for your production line.

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DMG Mori USA Appoints New President
DMG Mori USA Appoints New President
DMG Mori USA recently announced the appointment of James V. Nudo as the new president of the company as of Dec. 7, 2017. DMG Mori USA looks forward to integrating Nudo’s strategies for providing superior support to its valued customers while continuing to grow existing relationships within the industry.
Technical Insight on Lubrication for Linear Motion Products
Technical Insight on Lubrication for Linear Motion Products
Appropriate lubrication of moving parts is essential to maximizing the efficiency and usefulness of machinery from engineering tools to semiconductor equipment.

This whitepaper discusses:
  • How to replenish grease
  • Grease replenishment volume
  • Inspection and replenishment intervals
  • Grease and lubrication selection
  • Advantages and features of various lubrications

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Hot Turning Concepts Offer Cool New Tools
Hot Turning Concepts Offer Cool New Tools
Cutting tool manufacturers are always looking for ways to give their customers an edge—both figuratively and literally. Demand for more effective turning processes is growing again in one of the most cyclical of industries—the resurgent oil and gas industry. Meanwhile, high-precision manufacturers in aerospace, automotive, and other manufacturing industries are on the lookout for more efficient turning processes.
Essentials of IoT For The Modern Engineer
Essentials of IoT For The Modern Engineer
IoT is inevitably changing how engineers design products. While the mechanical engineer of the future needs the same foundation of technical skills and savvy for creative problem-solving as always, additional characteristics will soon be necessary.

Download this free guide to learn what the modern engineer needs to know about the Internet of Things.

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What Defense Firms Can Do to Ensure Industrial Security  
What Defense Firms Can Do to Ensure Industrial Security  
Defense systems are, by design, built to defend against threats. Today, however, manufacturers of these systems are focusing on an entirely new kind of threat: security breaches targeting their automation systems. Trying to manage today’s threat landscape can seem like an immense task.
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, so your organization can streamline additive manufacturing processes and build management.

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Drones May Soon Aid in Saving Lives by Delivering Blood to Stanford Medical Center
Drones May Soon Aid in Saving Lives by Delivering Blood to Stanford Medical Center
In the near future hospitals may be connected by a network of drones, delivering life-saving supplies, such as blood and test samples, but first a pilot program needs to be approved by the FAA, then tested. Recently, the Stanford Blood Center partnered with Matternet, a drone manufacturer, and the City of Palo Alto to launch a pilot program, testing the use of drones to deliver medical supplies.
Get Started With Investment Casting
Get Started With Investment Casting
On Demand Investment Casting Solutions” from 3D Systems describes the build methodologies, benefits of 3D printed casting patterns, and how to take advantage of these services with an on demand manufacturing service bureau.

This white paper is designed to be an introduction to the virtually unlimited potential of 3D printing for investment casting, a rapid process used to produce parts requiring detailed, accurate geometries.

In this infographic, learn what improving your leak tester will mean for your production line.

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New Ideas Give a Jolt to Titanium Machining
New Ideas Give a Jolt to Titanium Machining
A year ago, Manufacturing Engineering stated machining titanium had become “just another day at the office” (see “The Evolution of Titanium Machining,” Manufacturing Engineering, Feb. 2017). But although it might be routine, disagreements remain about the best machine configuration. Some excellent old ideas are often overlooked. And at least one potentially game-changing technology is just now being introduced commercially.
How to Evaluate an Electric Servo Press
How to Evaluate an Electric Servo Press
Electric servo-controlled presses are an assembly technology that allow for efficient manufacturing development that was not previously possible.

They are a huge investment, so understanding what is being invested in is crucial.

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Stanley Black & Decker to Open Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Summer of 2018
Stanley Black & Decker to Open Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Summer of 2018
Stanley Black & Decker's Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence will be called "Manufactory 4.0," named after the original Stanley Bolt Manufactory founded in 1843. Manufactory 4.0 will accelerate the company’s Industry 4.0 “smart factory initiative” intended to apply the use of data and the IoT to operating building systems.
 
Five Best Practices to Build an Effective Executive Team
Five Best Practices to Build an Effective Executive Team
When hiring for your company’s C-Suite what steps do you take to ensure you are hiring the right person for the position? Always remember that there is no guarantee the leader you hire will be a perfect fit, but there are best practices you can follow to make sure you are hiring the right person that will improve company culture, inspire other employees, and drive growth.
 
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