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Rapid Prototyping Helps University Students Design Racing Car

The Formula SAE is a student design competition organized by SAE International. The goal is to design and manufacture a Formula-style race car under very strict regulations.

Automated Packaging Production & Custom Corrugated Boxes

Packaging can be a deciding factor in whether or not your business achieves an impressive return on investment. Businesses must strike a balance between using high-quality and protective materials, whilst also making sure there is still plenty of room for profit.

The Right Choice 40 Years Ago. The Right Choice for the Next 40 Years

By working with Leslie Controls, a customer protected their original investment and was able to work through the plant re-certification process cost-effectively

Sintavia Scales End-to-end Applied Additive Technology

Brian Neff wants to leave nothing to chance. To ensure the quality of the high-value additively manufactured metal parts his company provides for the demanding aerospace and defense sectors, he believes it is imperative to have end-to-end control of the production process

Check Out 3D Printing Show in Mumbai

India has a strong manufacturing industry and 3D printers are a part of this manufacturing landscape. In India, the market for 3D printers is at an emerging stage, offering enormous growth opportunities in the upcoming years.

ERP Implementation Fails to Avoid

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is like the magic glue that binds an organization together. It gives complete visibility into tasks, data, and streamlines utilization of resources in a company.

Intelligent Motors Equipped with Microcomputers

The idea of using built-in computers to control motors without the aid of external equipment is not a new one, but it has taken until now for computers with the level of performance necessary to control motors in real-time to become small and cheap enough for this idea to be

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How to convert a 3D Printer to a Laser Cutter

You can not only use your 3d printer for printing, but it is also an XYZ motion platform. By attaching a laser to the extruder, for example, you can easily convert your 3d printer to a laser engraver or even cutter.

The STEM employment gap

The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineer professionals in Europe, with countries such as Cyprus having nearly three times as many women in similar roles. This article will focus on women’s relationship with the STEM and manufacturing industries.

Advance the Manufacturing of Tomorrow by Investing in the Workforce of Today

If manufacturers don’t find a way to develop the current workforce and arm employees with the skills needed to work in modern manufacturing plants, it’s anticipated that more than two million jobs will go unfilled.

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Global Motion Control and Motor Market Up 1.9% through Third Quarter

Third quarter orders of $878.9 million were up 7.5% over the same period in 2018, while shipments totaling $977.5 million were up, at 1.8%, over third quarter shipments in 2018.

North American Machine Vision Market Fell 4.6% through Third Quarter

Machine vision systems saw a decrease of 2% year over year, at $599.9 million. This category includes smart cameras and application specific machine vision (ASMV) systems.

HUBER+SUHNER launches lightest and most compact cable yet, revolutionising offshore connectivity

HUBER+SUHNER has today launched its fire-resistant RADOX® OFL cable solution

AdventHealth Nicholson Center Unveils 3D Printing Prototype Lab

Nicholson Center clients can now bring their ideas to life and improve clinical outcomes utilizing the facility's 3D printing capabilities, expert team and tissue labs

CORE INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS PORTFOLIO COMPANY MIDWEST COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES ICOMOLD

Acquisition Creates a Leading Private On-demand Digital Manufacturer that Combines 3D Printing and Traditional Manufacturing Technologies in North America

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Russell Finex - Reclaiming and recycling additive manufacturing powders

Russell Finex - Reclaiming and recycling additive manufacturing powders

The Russell AMPro Sieve Station™ guarantees the quality of your additive manufacturing (AM) powder, and has been designed to provide optimum sieving efficiency, ensuring your powder is ready for use or reuse as and when you require it. With a simple one-button operation and mobile design, this automated check screener ensures your powder at every stage of the process is qualified for use quickly and safely. The flexibility of the Russell AMPro Sieve Station™ means you can use the system for numerous powder handling tasks - being a modular design ensures the machine can be configured to meet your exact requirements.

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