Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Ready for Industry 4.0?

The acatech Industry 4.0 Maturity Index provides companies a guideline for a structured approach. Apart from technological requirements, the digitalisation strategy must not disregard the adjustment of organisational structures and qualification of employees and must focus o

How 3D Printing is Impacting Manufacturing

The market share is increasing and more production industries are acquiring 3D printing units. Subtractive manufacturing has been rendered less effective, but there are many industries that are reluctant to give up their old ways.

Why Automation Gateways Matter

There is no clear-cut winner among the different standards and there is a lack of interoperability, even when Ethernet is used as the base network. For users and implementers of automation equipment, applying the best solution often requires supporting dissimilar network tec

Russell Compact Sieve® skyrockets efficiency at New Balance additive manufacturing center

Russell Compact Sieve® paired with innovative ultrasonic technology increases throughput and prototype iteration at New Balance


ManufacturingTomorrow - Special Tradeshow Coverage
MODEX 2018

MODEX 2018 will take place in Atlanta, GA April 9th - 12th. This Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

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Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Stories

Siemens invests in new 3D-printing facility in UK

- Investment of €30 million in state-of-the-art 3D-printing factory - Creation of more than 50 new advanced manufacturing jobs at Materials Solutions in Worcester - Part of Siemens' strategy to build a global AM services business - New AM factory will be fully powered b

New Story and ICON Unveil First Permitted 3D-Printed Home Created for the Developing World

3D Printing Technologies Set to Transform Global Homelessness with 600-800 Square Foot Homes Printed in Under 24 Hours for $4000 in Underserved Communities

Swinburne to establish world first Industry 4.0 Testlab

Swinburne has received a record $135 million grant from engineering giant Siemens to digitise its Factory of the Future and create Australia’s first fully immersed Industry 4.0 facility.

buildPl8 Manufacturing Launches Cloud Based 3d Printing Factory

"InventoryBot has been a year in the making and has tools that provide users with everything from 'direct print' to the management of complex multi-part product construction. It is THE solution for small manufacturers looking to outsource parts creation,"

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

Flying ink drops: printing 2000 products per minute

Label & Print 2018 in Zurich: Leibinger is presenting the JET3up industrial inkjet printer (Hall 4, Stand H14)

Mouser Now Shipping Analog Devices LTM8065 µModule Regulator with Silent Switcher Tech to Lower EMI/EMC

The LTM8065 regulator offers an input voltage of up to 40 V, which can safely operate from unregulated or fluctuating 12 V to 36 V input supplies in noisy environments such as industrial robotics, test and measurement, factory automation, medical, and avionics systems.

LINK3D Introduces Blockchain to Connect the Digital Thread for 3D Printing

Software company implements blockchain for 3D printing workflow integration

Xometry Surpasses 1,000 Manufacturing Partners Nationwide

Continued Strong Growth for Manufacturing on Demand Platform

GE Additive Donates 3D Metal Printer to the University of Cincinnati

UC one of eight schools worldwide to receive new technology

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Product

Stäubli TX2-60 Industrial Robot

Stäubli TX2-60 Industrial Robot

TX2 robots: redefining performance by offering collaborative safety and high performance in a single machine. These pioneering robots can be used in all areas, including sensitive and restrictive environments, thanks to their unique features. Safety functions are easy and inexpensive to implement. They allow a higher level of interactions between robots and human operators, while still guaranteeing protection of your people, production and investment.

Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company

QC Industries

QC Industries

QC Industries manufactures low profile, material handling solutions including belt conveyors and custom conveying systems. Magnetic and corrosion resistant conveyors available for all industries and applications. Potential applications include material handling, packaging, automation, assembly, food processing, pharmaceutical/medical, automotive & many more.