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Luxury Submarine Fit Only for 'Bond… James Bond'
Advanced Manufacturing Now
May 9, 2018
 
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Oil Patch Transition: Manufacturing Adapts as Prices Recover
Oil Patch Transition: Manufacturing Adapts as Prices Recover
Manufacturing for the oil and gas markets is in a transition. The oil market has firmed up after prices plunged earlier this decade. That’s helping suppliers of machines used to produce parts for oil and gas exploration and distribution, as well as the companies that make those parts. At the same time, there are new challenges as difficult-to-machine materials are used more frequently.
Machine Way Cover Restoration
Machine Way Cover Restoration
Stretch your maintenance budget with Dynatect Way Cover Repair Service for any machine make or model. Telescopic covers can be restored to like-new working condition for far less than buying a new cover. Roll-up shades and metal way covers can be refurbished. Quick turnaround and expediting available. Repair facilities in Wisconsin and California.

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The End of an Era: Qantas Plans to Retire Last of Its Boeing 747s
The End of an Era: Qantas Plans to Retire Last of Its Boeing 747s
Australia's Qantas, one of the aircraft's most loyal customers, said it would retire its last 10 747-400s by 2020. Quantas plans to replace them with six additional orders for the Boeing 787-9. The first of the airline's remaining 747s will leave the fleet this July, and the rest will be landed permanently over the next two years.
100% Accurate Sales Order Processing
100% Accurate Sales Order Processing
Save time, eliminate shipping errors, and increase customer satisfaction with Sales Order Automation. Free up time so sales reps can focus on product inquiries and growing your business. Get the Guide and learn how easily you can transform your order processing.

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Manufacturing Adds 24,000 Jobs in April
Manufacturing Adds 24,000 Jobs in April
Manufacturing added 24,000 US jobs in April with the bulk of gains taking place among makers of durable goods. The increase came while the nation’s unemployment rate reached its lowest level in more than 17 years. Major gainers included machinery, up 8400 jobs, and fabricated metal products, up 3900.
Olympus MX63 Semiconductor Industrial Inspection Microscope
Olympus MX63 Semiconductor Industrial Inspection Microscope
Olympus MX63 semiconductor industrial inspection microscope systems offer easy, accurate, and comfortable observations of micro-structures on wafers up to 300 mm. The microscopes meet international standards including SEMI S2/S8, CE, and UL. Advanced imaging technology delivers clear micrographs, and an ergonomic design helps minimize user fatigue.

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Luxury Submarine Fit Only for 'Bond… James Bond'
Luxury Submarine Fit Only for 'Bond… James Bond'
Aston Martin and Triton Submarines have teamed up to build the Project Neptune submarine, which is probably the world's most stylish and luxurious submarine. This two-passenger mini submarine is so stylish one would think it was designed by Q Branch for James Bond. The Project Neptune submarine has been revealed in its final production format. The design’s focal point is a clear bubble pressure hull, allowing an expansive view of the water world all around.
WATCH: Your Reputation is on the Line – Improve Your Quality Processes with ZEISS
WATCH: Your Reputation is on the Line – Improve Your Quality Processes with ZEISS
Discover how you can increase your measurement capacity and accuracy with our comprehensive metrology solutions, including our renowned service and support team. Our customer, Amphenol Canada Corp., uses a combination of our CMMs and software to increase their production speed and inspection precision and accuracy.

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Businesses Partner with SME’s PRIME Schools Initiative and MMA
Businesses Partner with SME’s PRIME Schools Initiative and MMA
Macomb County, MI, businesses have joined forces to partner with the SME Education Foundation and the Michigan Manufacturers Association to make available education opportunities for students of Fraser High School in Fraser, MI. Dominion Technologies Group, I.F. Metalworks, Fori Automation, General Motors, Oakley Industries and Superior Heat Treat LLC will collaborate through SME’s Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education (PRIME) initiative to launch an advanced manufacturing education program at the high school.
Don't Miss the East Coast's Leading Medtech Event
Don't Miss the East Coast's Leading Medtech Event
MD&M East is the largest and longest-running medtech event on the East Coast. Medical device engineers, R&D managers, and executives from across the Northeast and beyond rely on this event to stay on top of the latest industry advancements, including first looks at innovations yet to hit the market.

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Elon Musk Starts Talking, Tesla's Stocks Start Dropping
Elon Musk Starts Talking, Tesla's Stocks Start Dropping
Last week on a conference call, Elon Musk refused to answer “boring” Wall Street questions about finances, sending the electric vehicle maker’s shares down as much as 7% on Thursday. He cutoff analysts’ questions, saying, “boring questions are not cool.” However, he did answer questions from YouTube investment channel HyperChange TV.
Manufacturing Aids: Setting the standard for production lines of the future
Manufacturing Aids: Setting the standard for production lines of the future
HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing’s revolutionary process has opened new possibilities in design and manufacturing, garnering attention for its speed, quality and cost-effectiveness. Learn about some of the advantages of using this disruptive technology for manufacturing aids and how it can help improve production line efficiency. Hear about actual use cases where HP’s 3D Printing technology has helped enable design freedom, shorter lead times and resulted in cost savings and an increase in both productivity and part precision.

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The Future Looks Bright for Lights-Out Moldmaking
The Future Looks Bright for Lights-Out Moldmaking
The concept of untended machining for making molds, once inconceivable, is now a reality. Back in the mid-1990s, untended, or lights-out, machining seemed as alien as the idea of autonomous cars; something out of science fiction that would result in disaster if no human was present to avert the outcome. Since then, lights-out machining in mold shops has become more prevalent.
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First Solar to Build Manufacturing Facility in Northwest Ohio, Creating 500 Jobs
First Solar to Build Manufacturing Facility in Northwest Ohio, Creating 500 Jobs
First Solar Inc. recently announced its plans to build a new solar panel manufacturing facility near its North American factory complex in Perrysburg Township, Ohio. Construction is expected to begin this year and the site should be able to reach full production in late 2019. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, nationally, solar energy is expected to more than double over the next five years.
 
Micro Cutting Tool Options Expand as Applications Increase
Micro Cutting Tool Options Expand as Applications Increase
The number of parts requiring tiny holes, channels and other features is growing, and the tools capable of creating those features are getting more capable and more sophisticated. Solid-carbide micro cutting tools about the diameter of human hair or smaller—some producing parts visible only under a microscope—are making a huge impact on manufacturing highly advanced electronics, automotive and aerospace fuel injection systems, and medical instruments and implants.
 
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