3D Printing: Still Worth It?

From Motif Investing: Some analysts believe HP's inroads into the 3D printing space made buyers more hesitant to purchase 3D printers in order to see how the technology evolves. While HP will get far more revenue from sales of its traditional 2D printers and PCs, it could become a major player in the 3D printing world in the near future.

SCHUNK Opens Service and Technology Center in Houston, TX

Last Thursday, SCHUNK held its official grand opening event to launch their new Service and Technology center in Houston, Texas.

Emerson Opens Additive Manufacturing Center in Singapore

State-of-the-art industrial 3D printing capability removes design limits of traditional manufacturing to create new innovative ways to solve customers' toughest problems

Turck Introduces IO-Link Capable Uprox3 Sensors

With the use of the Uprox IO-Link sensors, you reduce costs in new and existing applications. Easy configuration allows you to flexibly adapt the sensors to your needs.

Gartner muses on importance of algorithms for Industry 4.0 projects

IoT Tech News: Algorithms are vital for Industry 4.0, and as Thomas Oestreich, managing vice president at research company Gartner puts it: "…the connected world of cyber-physical systems has to deal with the sheer volume, real-time velocity and diversity of data; and in order to drive new value and differentiating innovations, new algorithms need to be developed. This is making algorithms the pulse of Industry 4.0 initiatives."

How to Increase Run Rates, Reduce Waste and Maximize Profitability

When you are looking for greater efficiency, higher run rates or less waste in your production, don't forget to look at the little things.

Smart Manufacturing in Plastic Injection Molding

Machines can now communicate failure points and collect data that can be used to improve predictive and preventative maintenance, which in the long run improves uptime.

Expo Floor, Free Content Highlight Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Cleveland, The Region's Most Comprehensive Design and Manufacturing Event

ADM Lineup includes Tesla Inc. CTO and Co-Founder JB Straubel and Full Slate of Meetups, Live Demos, Networking Opportunities, Inspiring Discussions and Over 25 Hours of Free Conference Content

New Diakont Electric Actuators Improve Auto Manufacturing Economy, Uptime, and Product Quality

Diakont's new electric servo actuators deliver higher performance and lower maintenance in automotive manufacturing applications, when compared with alternate solutions. Proven to deliver best-in-class service lifetime, the use of Diakont electric actuators reduces manufacturing costs by eliminating unplanned downtime, while increasing overall product quality through precision force and position control.

MLC CAD Systems Harnesses New 3D Printing Technology Through Markforged

Markforged 3D printers offer a new range of materials like Carbon Fiber, Fiberglass, and Kevlar, in addition to Nylon.

Industry 4.0: The Five Steps Towards A Digital Supply Chain

Forbes: The key for a successful digital transformation of the existing supply chain, and therewith reaping the full benefits of DSC, lies in developing an orderly process for implementing and integrating the many technologies and capabilities required.

Automate 2017 - Microscan to Demonstrate Industrial Robot Using MicroHAWK Smart Cameras at Automate 2017

Microscan experts will demonstrate the latest barcode and machine vision innovations and present a UR5 robotic arm using MicroHAWK - the world's smallest high-performance smart camera - at Automate 2017 April 3 - 6 in Chicago, IL.

3D Systems Advances Metals and Plastics Solutions to Accelerate 3D Production

Among the announcements is expansion of the company's industry-leading MultiJet Wax family with the new ProJet® MJP 2500W and VisiJet® M2 CAST RealWax™ material, for applications in jewelry and industrial casting.

Machine vision for Industry 4.0: MVTec at HANNOVER MESSE 2017

 Presentations of MERLIC 3 and other machine vision software solutions  Live demonstrations provide insights into practical applications of innovative machine vision technologies  "Surface inspection" presentation in the Industrial Automation Forum

Robotics Business Review Names OTTO Motors a Company to Watch in 2017

OTTO Motors elected to RBR50

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