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Staying Rich Without Manufacturing Will Be Hard

Noah Smith for Bloomberg View: Discussions about manufacturing tend to get very contentious. Many economists and commentators believe that there’s nothing inherently special about making things and that efforts to restore U.S. manufacturing to its former glory reek of ind

Switching to Cast Polyurethane Parts for High Impact, High Wear Applications

High-performance polyurethanes combine the advantages of plastics, metals and ceramics with resiliency of rubber parts.

The Importance of Electrical System Optimization for the IIoT

Also referred to as Industry 4.0, the IIoT has a lot to offer manufacturers of today. While there will always be those who shy away from new innovations such as this, the most proactive business leaders will become familiar with the technology while it's still in its infancy

Mnuchin on robots taking US jobs: 'It's not even on our radar screen ... 50-100 more years' away

David Reid for CNBC: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was not worried about the mass displacement of U.S. workers by robots and could be a century before a labor crisis eventuates. "It's not even on our radar screen ... 50-100 more years," Mnuchin said.

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Special Tradeshow Coverage for Automate 2017

Automate 2017 will be held from April 3rd - 6th at Chicago's McCormick Place. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

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A3 to Kick Off Automate 2017 with White Paper on Jobs in the Automation Age

The white paper explores the impact of automation on the ever-evolving job market and the growing shortage of skilled employees with experience and training in advanced technologies. A3 examines the types of jobs that are going unfilled and reviews workforce development initiatives, including education, apprenticeships, and on-the-job training that will fill labor shortages and support ongoing economic growth and productivity.

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A3 to Kick Off Automate 2017 with White Paper on Jobs in the Automation Age

Presentations to Explore Manufacturing Skills Gap and Workforce Development

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Introduces the STANLEY® Model 1 3D Printer

The STANLEY® Model 1 3D Printer features proprietary and user-friendly features and is optimized for safety, quality, and reliability. All moving parts are enclosed within the (421 mm × 433 mm × 439 mm build envelope, generating a consistent temperature and delivering a safe operation with reduced noise for a quiet print experience.

Ultimaker, Leading 3D Printer Manufacturer, Sees 3.5x Increase in North American Channel Partnerships

Significant Demand for Professional Desktop 3D Printers for the Enterprise Fuels Growth in Reseller Network

Milacron to Showcase Advanced Technologies at the Inaugural Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADM) Cleveland

Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE:MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry will be displaying new and key products from their vast product portfolio at the inaugural ADM trade show in Cleveland between March 29th and 30th at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland at booth 1131.

Optomec to Showcase 3D Printed Electronics at EU Conference

Aerosol Jet Printing of Flexible and Stretchable Interconnects to be Highlighted

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ROBOTMASTER V6

ROBOTMASTER V6

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MICROMO

MICROMO

Since 1961, MICROMO has partnered with OEMs to deliver high precision, high performance, custom micro motion system solutions to markets such as medical, robotics and automation in North America. MICROMO's tradition of innovation started decades ago in Germany. The groundbreaking invention of the FAULHABER coreless winding started it all for a market that produces millions of motors today. How can the MICROMO team help you deliver your next innovation to market first? Learn more about MICROMO's solutions for the most demanding applications, our diverse motion products and technologies, online ordering, Engineering and R&D teams, Clean Room Assembly, Machining Center and other services at our Clearwater, FL facility at www.micromo.com.