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Chiefs hold back on smart factories after backlash

Peggy Hollinger for Financial Times:  General Electric, one of the world

Sharp Executive Says Plan for Foxconn LCD Plant in U.S. is Still 'On The Table'

Mitchel Broussard for MacRumors:  Foxconn and Sharp are looking closer than ever

The 3D Printers of CES

Brian Benchoff for HACKADAY:  CES is over, and now we can take a step back, distance

Challenges of Proper Air Ventilation

There is no question that increased outdoor air ventilation can have a positive impact on the indoor air quality.

3D printer builds a cube from a vat of goo … using a phone screen

Ed Oswald for DigitalTrends:  What if we told you that you could be holding in your hand a key piece to your next 3D printer? If Taiwan-based 3D-printing startup T3D has anything to do with it, your smartphone will have you creating 3D objects in no time. Wh

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One Of Europe's Top Business Schools Is Helping Executives Navigate Industry 4.0

Seb Murray for BusinessBecause:  Industry 4.0 — a slew of technologies from robotics and 3D printing to virtual reality and data analytics — is rapidly reshaping the way we manufacture, distribute and consume products.

The Executive Master in Manufacturing Automation & Digital Transformation at ESCP Europe, is equipping executives with the tools they need to navigate the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Below, Giovanni Scarso Borioli, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, outlines how.  Cont'd...

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Interroll's New Modular Conveyor Platform optimizes delivery processes at Liwayway in China

Liwayway, a leading snack food company, has placed an order to Interroll for a modular conveyor platform (MCP) system and three Pallet flow systems, which aim to upgrade its plant in Qingpu District, Shanghai.

SAKOR TECHNOLOGIES CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY

MAINTAINS FOCUS ON BUILDING PRODUCTS THAT LAST TAILORED TO CUSTOMER NEEDS

Asia Pacific's leading 3D printing trade show returns to Singapore this 14 - 15 February 2017

USA's Formlabs, Taiwan's DMP Electronics and Singapore's own Creatz3D Pte Ltd among international exhibitors

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Festo - Complete Mechatronics Motion Solutions

Festo - Complete Mechatronics Motion Solutions

Mechatronic Motion Solutions from Festo is a unique system of components, modules, and software. It integrates all types of pneumatic, servopneumatic and (electro)mechanical automation motion and combines them according to your task. Irrespective of the control system environment you use, Mechatronic Motion Solutions always provides the appropriate interfaces. The fingers can be actively moved and their strength amplified; the operator's hand movements are registered and transmitted to the robotic hand in real time. The objectives are to enhance the strength and endurance of the human hand, to extend humans' scope of action and to secure them an independent lifestyle even at an advanced age.

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Festo

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