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Manufacturing Industry Evolution

As a result of the current government administration and the increased desire for products made in America, we’re going to continue to see a sizeable infrastructure investment in the industry.

Automate 2017 Show and Conference Participation Hits New Heights

Automate 2017 show and conference broke all previous attendance records with show attendance of 12,960 people, which is a 37 percent increase over 2015.

US Manufacturing Needs a Makeover if We’re Going to Close the Skill Gap

Manufacturing in the US isn’t dying—It’s getting smarter

Cost-effective WISE wireless solution for panel makers to quickly establish production line monitoring systems

Since the work in process (WIP) passes through the workstation every 3 to 5 seconds, the wireless module responsible for collecting data must provide sufficient speed to acquire signals (accurate to 0.1 seconds).

Internet of Things

IoT solutions are built for many vertical applications such as environmental monitoring and control, health monitoring, vehicle fleet monitoring, industrial monitoring and control, and home automation.

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Amazon won a patent for an on-demand clothing manufacturing warehouse

Jason Del Rey for Recode: Amazon was awarded a patent on Tuesday for an on-demand manufacturing system designed to quickly produce clothing — and other products — only after a customer order is placed.

Assessing the Potential of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Global X for Nasdaq: Recent technological advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are disrupting a range of industries from manufacturing, to health care, defense, and transportation.

A peek into Samsung's smart manufacturing

The Investor: There is, however, something different about these facilities where Samsung churns out its signature Wind-Free Air Conditioner.

More production, more jobs? CMU pitches businesses on robotics in manufacturing

Daniel Moore, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Our mission, at a very high level, is establishing leadership in this area,” said Gary Fedder, interim CEO of the ARM Institute. “We want to lower the barrier for the companies to adopt this technology” while also “empowerin

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UBM's Advanced Design and Manufacturing Event in Boston to Feature Leading Presentations, Networking, Innovation Tours and More on its Diverse Expo Floor

UBM's Advanced Design and Manufacturing event in Boston features four expos under the same roof including: BIOMEDevice Boston, Design & Manufacturing (D&M) New England, Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston, and PLASTEC New England.

DENSO and Toshiba to Collaborate on IoT-based Manufacturing, Advanced Driver Assistance, Automated Driving, and Others

The collaborations aim to combine DENSO's high level of technology and manufacturing capability accumulated through its experience in the automotive market and Toshiba's image recognition, IoT, artificial intelligence (AI), and software development technologies, in order to increase the competitiveness to make it through the paradigm shift that is taking place in the automotive industry.

Comau leads the digital transformation in the industrial world together with Microsoft and ICONICS

The Italian experience staging at Hannover Messe: the new solution Comau DiWo, supported by Microsoft technology, helps manufacturing companies to improve efficiency and cut costs. Cloud Computing, Machine Learning and Mixed Reality enables remote monitoring, predictive maintenance and allow to get strategic insights, making the most of data of the factory floor and supply chain.

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Harmonic Drive Introduces New Lightweight Versions Of Select Gearhead Products.

Harmonic Drive Introduces New Lightweight Versions Of Select Gearhead Products.

Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control introduces new lightweight versions of select gearhead products. The new gearheads are ideal for designs where weight is a critical factor. Building on the success of Harmonic Drive LLCs current gear units, new lightweight versions were the next logical evolution of the CS/ SH product lines. With weight reductions of 20-30% without any reduction in torque ratings, the Lightweight (LW) gear units provide exceptional torque density.

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SAS Automation, LLC

SAS Automation, LLC

SAS Automation provides superior end-of-arm tooling and automation technology to customers and suppliers around the world in a variety of industries, including food, automotive, metal handling, palletizing, and plastics. SAS Automation is one of the world's largest suppliers of modular component-based robotic end-of-arm tooling and gripper systems.