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Smart Manufacturing Experience 2020

The Smart Manufacturing Experience allows manufacturers to explore and get educated about emerging technologies such as additive manufacturing, automation & robotics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

A Philosophy of Automation

TM Robotics and Evershed help Ricoh automate its manufacturing process.

The Evolution Of IoT Sensor Data (& How It Benefits You)

A sophisticated data-collection device, the sensor is a crucial—and fascinating—component of the Internet of Things (IoT). This article explores the evolution of sensor technology, the main challenges facing the industry today, and how IoT sensor data analytics can trans

Best Practices for Preventing Electromagnetic Interference in Robotics

If robotics developers don't understand EMI and take steps to prevent it, the resultant issues could cause robots to behave unexpectedly, such as requiring frequent restarts, showing a limited radio frequency range, moving unintentionally or affecting other nearby robots.

The push and pull of composite manufacturing

For many manufacturers, the benefits of composite materials are still being discovered. Combining the strength of glass or carbon fiber with the adaptability of a resin system that can be tailor made and cost-efficient to suit your exact technical requirements.

Providing Precision to Power Aerospace Engines

Over recent years, a wide range of advanced machine tools have been developed to help satisfy global aerospace manufacturing industry’s requirement to produce parts faster than ever before.

What Does a Circular Economy Look Like in the Manufacturing Industry?

Embracing the circular economy means trading straight lines and dead ends in landfills for a true reduce-and-recycle mentality: one that lets far less material, energy and effort go to waste.

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The Future of Manufacturing Comes to Pittsburgh in 2020

The Smart Manufacturing Experience will provide manufacturers an opportunity to engage with the most advanced smart manufacturing technologies that they can deploy quickly to boost productivity, increase sales, improve efficiency and reduce costs

Multimaterial 3D printing manufactures complex objects, fast

By Lindsay Brownell for Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University: Multinozzle printer can switch between multiple inks up to 50 times per second.

Siemens Expands Additive Manufacturing Portfolio Through Acquisition of Atlas 3D

- Atlas 3D helps designers define optimal part orientations for 'right first time' 3D printing - Cloud-based, GPU-accelerated Sunata software can reduce downstream 3D printing errors caused by thermal distortion up to one hundred times faster than other solutions on the mar

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Pfannenberg Offers Next Day Delivery for Select Filterfans® and Exhaust Filters

Most popular models now shipping in 24 hours

Smart Manufacturing Experience 2020 - The Call for Speakers is Open through December 6, 2019

Smart Manufacturing Experience offers several unique opportunities to speak face-to-face with engineers, managers and executives looking for the latest advanced manufacturing processes and practices that can help them survive and thrive in the global economy.

New Compression Latch from Southco Withstands High Pressure Cleaning in Food and Medical Applications

Southco has expanded its successful line of E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latches with a new version designed to resist intensive and forceful chemical cleaning procedures.

Lorin Highlights Coil Anodized Aluminum at Arc US

Anodized aluminum ideal for cutting-edge architectural projects in the United States and beyond

Stäubli to Demo Range of Robots Designed for Food Usage in Booth No. B6851 at IPPE 2020

Humid Environment (HE) line of solutions leads the industry in the safe, hygienic processing of a wide range of food products, including meats.

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A Data Science Platform for Manufacturing

A Data Science Platform for Manufacturing

RapidMiner offers a data science platform that's built to enable people of all skill levels across the enterprise to quickly build and operate AI solutions to drive hard ROI for their organizations. Many data science tools are built to create accurate models, but cannot help manage the models into production, where they can have an impact. The platform covers the full lifecycle of the AI production process from data exploration and data prep to model building, model deployment and model operations. RapidMiner can help with a wealth of manufacturing use cases, like designing smart products, running smart factories, forecasting demand, ensuring quality, reducing production downtime, and managing supply chain risk.

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company

Russell Finex Inc.

Russell Finex Inc.

Established in 1934, Russell Finex has enjoyed 85 steady years of successful growth to become an international group employing over 250 direct employees with annual sales exceeding £40 million ($54m). As a worldwide leader in fine mesh separation technology, designing and manufacturing vibratory sieves, separators, ultrasonic mesh deblinding systems and liquid filters for use throughout the processing industries, our equipment is engineered for a global market and is supplied to over 140 countries. We have companies in the UK, USA, Belgium, India and China, as well as a far reaching network of experienced agents and distributors across the world. Russell Finex prides itself in offering the widest range of sieving and filtration equipment in the industry, and combined with innovative thinking and engineering expertise, we are able to provide custom built solutions to suit your unique requirements. We pride ourselves on our dedicated team of knowledgeable sales engineers and customer service staff ready to rise to every challenge.