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Materials and Costs for 3D Manufacturing

Polymers are by far the most used 3D printed materials today, making up 80 percent of the market. The total value of the polymer based additive manufacturing segment grew at an annual growth rate of 29 percent to over $7 billion in 2018

Automate 2019 with KEBA

Booth #8348 North Hall - We will be showing a robot demo using a Hiwin RA605 and KEBA’s KeMotion along with ROS vision technology.

Automate 2019 with Precise Automation

Booth #6565 - We will be featuring our full line of collaborative robots including the PF3400, the world’s fastest/safest robot (it can achieve 1.4 sec cycle times while still meeting the ISO standard for collaborative robots)

Automate Announces 2019 Launch Pad Startup Competition Finalists

Emerging Companies with Range of Offerings from Augmented Reality Headsets to Intelligent Robotic Software to Soft Robot Hands and Wireless Charging for Drones

Decoding Business Valuation: What Manufacturers Need to Know (Part 1)

Manufacturing business owners must specify the subject interest (i.e., what’s being valued, precisely), valuation date and intended user or users. Appraisers can help owners make these decisions, but cannot make these decisions themselves.

Security Concerns with AI in Manufacturing

Security incidents occur when access and change management privileges are not strictly controlled and back-ups are not maintained. Overseeing proper operation and implementation of AI is similar to adhering to best practices in software protection.

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Perks of Adopting an Agile Manufacturing Plan

Agile manufacturing embraces state-of-the-art technology and tools to help engineers, designers, and marketers increase production capabilities and meet customers’ demand in a quick manner.

PTC Fuels Leadership Momentum in Industrial IoT with New Manufacturing Workforce Productivity Solution

Latest Release of ThingWorx Introduces Operator Advisor; Enhances Data Sourcing, Analysis, Visualization, and Security

New Research Identifies Causes for Defects in 3D Printing and Paves Way For Better Results

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Argonne National Laboratory, has identified how and when these gas pockets form, as well as a methodology to predict their formation – a pivotal discovery that could dramatically improve the 3D printing process.

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New 35ECS Ultra EC Brushless Motor

Ultra High Speed in a Compact Package

Renishaw to Showcase Multi-Laser AM Innovations at AMUG 2019

Renishaw will exhibit components from the aerospace, automotive, medical and marine industries, as well as consumer technology, in booth D14.

Orienting on the Future with Additive Manufacturing: Deutsche Bahn increases efficiency of AM processes with software solutions from 3YOURMIND.

3YOURMIND, the Berlin-based software provider for industrial 3D printing processes has extended their partnership with the Deutsche Bahn. Deutsche Bahn is using the software solutions from 3YOURMIND to collect promising 3D printing applications from throughout their company in order to assemble a digital spare parts warehouse.

Omron to Demonstrate Advanced Solutions for Flexible Manufacturing, Traceability and More at Automate Show

Industry-leading automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas will demonstrate a diverse solution portfolio encompassing traceability, flexible manufacturing, human-machine collaboration and more at the upcoming Automate Show in Chicago this April

GSSI Demonstrates UtilityScan® GPR system at SAGEEP 2019

Visit Booth #21 to see the affordable addition to the UtilityScan product line

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KeTop Mobile and stationary visualization solutions

KeTop Mobile and stationary visualization solutions

Intelligent HMI complete solutions which are sure to impress. With KeTop, KEBA offers both stationary as well as mobile operating devices for easy implementation of all possible visualization and operating tasks. Performance and size of the devices are scalable; depending on the model, membrane keyboards, touchscreens as well as multitouch monitors - on request with unique haptic elements - are available. Maximum ergonomics and best-possible operating efficiency have priority and ensure maximum productivity.

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Markforged

Markforged

Markforged transforms manufacturing with 3D printers capable of producing parts tough enough for the factory floor. Engineers, designers, and manufacturing professionals all over the world rely on Markforged metal and composite printers for tooling, fixtures, functional prototyping, and high-value end-use production. Markforged has over 200 employees globally, with $57 million in both strategic and venture capital and was recently named by Forbes as one of the Next Billion Dollar startups.