Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Professional 3D Printing and Windform® composite materials used in the manufacturing of two innovative aero-elastic wind tunnel demonstrators

Professional 3D printing has revolutionized the entire process of construction and verification of the parts allowing the following: faster production speed and possibility of optimizing the internal shape of these aerodynamic sections.

5 Questions on 5G In The Factory

With the arrival of 5G technology, the manufacturing industry faces its biggest transformation yet. Safer, flexible and more efficient manufacturing systems will be possible thanks to the ultra-low-latency and reliability of 5G connectivity.

Virtual and Augmented Reality in Manufacturing

Recently, the manufacturing sector has discovered the potential of AR and VR in cutting costs and increasing safety and productivity. But what exactly are the applications of this revolutionary technologies in the factory?

DOWNLOAD your “Industrialize Your Data” handout from Marklogic

Modern manufacturers face key challenges to reaching their Industry 4.0 potential. MarkLogic knows data is your greatest asset to better serve customers, improve products, and navigate those complex environments.

Leading Manufacturers Improve the Pricing Process

To keep up with an ever-changing manufacturing supply chain landscape, it is imperative that organizations find the right price management tool to centralize such massive amounts of pricing data and comprehensively and accurately recommend price changes.

The Evolution of Design Rules

The industry consistently says that, to support growth, it needs education and training. Part of that is for a manufacturer to understanding AM but part of that is for AM experts to understand manufacturing.

Decoding Business Valuation: What Manufacturers Need to Know (Part 3)

In part three of this article series, we highlight the overall valuation process, as well as an analysis of factors both internal and external to the business. Here are part one and part two of this series.

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Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Stories

Okuma Corporation Completes New Dream Site 3 Smart Factory

DS3 is a self-contained start-to-finish production facility for vertical and horizontal machining centers and double-column machining centers. This is the third smart factory investment by Okuma.

Embedded Software Market to cross USD 20 billion by 2025

The increase in the demand for open source Linux software & RTOS software is expected to offer a lucrative growth to the embedded software market.

Quest For Manufacturing Human Tissue In Space Via 3D Printer to Be Launched In July

Though the prospect of manufacturing hearts and other organs via a 3D bioprinter is likely a decade away, the July launch is a significant milestone in that quest.

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

High Speed Ethernet Data Acquisition

ICP DAS USA is excited to announce a new solution for industrial high speed data acquisition over ethernet. Ethernet offers distinct advantages over other wiring specifications, and is quickly becoming the industrial standard. PET-7H16M is the latest in our line of hardy remote I/O modules, now offering high speed data communication in high heat, dusty, and outdoor environments.

Erie Press Systems Merges with Ajax-CECO to Become the Largest Forging Equipment Supplier in North America

North American manufacturers now have a one-stop, expedited domestic source for forging equipment as a result of the June, 2019 acquisition of Erie Press Systems with Ajax-CECO under parent company Park Ohio (NASDAQ: PKOH).

FOR 7TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR, EXPO HALL AT THE ASSEMBLY SHOW CONTINUES TO GROW - MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND OCTOBER EVENT IN ROSEMONT, IL

The trade show floor will feature Five Guided Exhibit Hall Tours focused on Robotics; Lean Manufacturing; Fastening & Joining; High-Speed, Multi-Station Automation; and Industry 4.0 & IIoT.

TUSAŞ Engine Industries, Inc. (TEI) selects GE Additive technology

Investment in two GE Additive M LINE Factory systems and two M2 machines reasserts TEI's position as the go-to partner for additive expertise in Turkey

Plataine and Marubeni Aerospace Sign MoU to Jointly Offer Cutting-Edge IIoT Solutions to Advanced Manufacturers in Japan

Marubeni Aerospace - a subsidiary company and the aerospace division of Marubeni, a leading diversified Japanese corporation - and Plataine, a leading provider of Industrial IoT (IIoT) and AI-based software for Manufacturing Optimization, today announced they have signed an MoU to jointly offer Plataine's IIoT solutions to advanced manufacturers across Japan.

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Product

The Endurance flagship 10 watt (10000 mW) diode laser module.

The Endurance flagship 10 watt (10000 mW) diode laser module.

The Endurance 10 Watt laser - "Invincible" continuous power. Engraves on stainless steel, copper and brass. Cuts 4-5 mm (1/6'') wood and plywood with just one pass. Cuts 8 mm (1/3'') dark acrylic with 2-3 passes. Compatible with almost all 3D printers and CNC machines. We deliver everything you need to get started. The "Invincible" laser enables to create incredible things with your 3D printer / CNC machine. Unlike many Chinese lasers the Endurance 10 watt laser can work continuously up to 48-72 hours. Its lifetime is about 10 000 hours. Its real rated optical power output of is 10 watt (10000 mW). Endurance provides an ultimate customer support with full guidance and tutorials. Learn more about the laser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kM-utYFYvFk

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company

binder USA

binder USA

Binder USA, LP, is a subsidiary of Binder Group, a leading global manufacturer of circular connectors, custom cordsets, and LED lights. Binder USA products are used around the world in industrial environments for factory automation, process control, and medical technology applications. Defined by technical innovation and traditional values, the binder name is synonymous with the highest standards of quality and reliability. The company's quality management system is DIN ISO 9001 and ISO 9001 & 14001 certificated, but it is a solution-focused approach to customer applications and commitment to superior service that truly differentiates binder from the competition.