Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Alfa Romeo Sauber F1® Team Adds Five 3D Systems ProX® 800 SLA 3D Printers to Win the Race Against Time for Part Production

- New SLA 3D printers join Alfa Romeo Sauber F1® Team's extensive arsenal of 3D Systems SLS and SLA solutions - Alfa Romeo Sauber F1® Team's Additive Manufacturing services and expertise also available to 3rd parties

Ultra-Short Pulse Lasers Are Great Tools for Processing Plastics for Medical Devices

As an independent laser integrator with our own application labs in which we test and select the best laser for the job, we have conducted testing on USP lasers for polymer processing and want to share some of our findings and recommendations for success.

The Importance of Service Assurance in Smart Manufacturing

Digital transformation is key to the success of many manufacturing businesses in today’s environment, and service assurance is key to achieving that transformation.

Trends in Conveyor Systems and Technology

Conveyors today are built to your specifications to improve efficiency and output of your production line. There’s no reason to settle for a conveyor that’s being shoe-horned into your application

AI in Industrial Automation Summit

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) is bringing us the factories of the future with the implementation of AI to help optimize and scale operations through predictive maintenance, improved safety amongst others.

Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Wikipedia defines Industry 4.0. as a name for the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing.

Supply Chain Visibility for Increased Quality and Efficiency

The issues associated with supply chain visibility can be daunting. Supply chain visibility may have, up until now, seemed like a “good to have” ability in the shipping and distribution of pharmaceutical products.

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UL and Tooling U-SME Finalize Partnership on Additive Manufacturing Professional Certification Programs

This formal agreement follows the successful pilot of the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification program at two of the industry's leading additive manufacturing and 3D printing events

ISG to Address Future of 'Digital Factory' at Connected Manufacturing Forum

ISG Engineering Services Leader will show how manufacturers can move beyond point solutions to achieve their vision of a fully integrated digital factory

The industry that will surpass Cybersecurity and reach $214 billion by 2023

The global Industry 4.0 market is expected to reach $214 by 2023, surpassing the Cybersecurity market by 30%, according to leading research firm Industry 4.0 Market Research.

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EcoInCure: Space-Saving Oven Technology for Electric Cars

Chinese start-up features state-of-the-art manufacturing technology

Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Present Its Single Source Manufacturing Solutions at IMTS

Visitors to booth 134102 will see some of Mitsubishi Electric's most advanced, integrated factory automation products in action, including industrial internet of things (IIoT) systems, the M8 CNC series control platform, FR series robots, 5-axis machining and a fully automated manufacturing (FAM) cell.

NANOGRIPTECH SIGNS NEW LEASE TO SCALE UP MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

NanoGripTech, an RIDC tenant, signed a new five-year lease for expanded space at the Lawrenceville Technology Center in Pittsburgh.

Algorithms can change plant maintenance forever

Over the past five years, the industrial sector has begun to see the value in digitalisation and has invested more in adopting it. With this has come a cultural shift from reactive equipment maintenance to proactive maintenance that pre-empts problems. Here, Sean Robinson, service leader at industrial analytics platform supplier Novotek UK & Ireland, explains how plant managers can make proactive maintenance even more effective with machine learning.

Excelling in Today's Challenging Global Steel Marketplace

How POSCO is addressing market obstacles and protecting its vital steel production assets from corrosion

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Cabinet Coolers End Costly Shutdowns White Paper

Cabinet Coolers End Costly Shutdowns White Paper

Why is compressed air safety a concern? How Cabinet Coolers Can End Costly Shutdowns A low cost, reliable way to cool and purge electronic control panels. EXAIR Cabinet Coolers incorporate a vortex tube to produce cold air from compressed air - with no moving parts. NEMA 12, 4, and 4X Cabinet Coolers that match the NEMA rating of the enclosure are available in many cooling capacities for large and small control panels. Cabinet Coolers convert an ordinary supply of compressed air into clean, cold 20ºF air. Learn more about Cabinet Coolers in EXAIR's white paper "How EXAIR Cabinet Coolers Can End Costly Shutdowns". http://www.exair.com/184/Cab_Coolers_MTOM.htm

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