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Carbon Raises Over $260M in Growth Funding Round, Paving the Way for Global Expansion of its Digital Manufacturing Platform

New Funding to Fuel Growth of its Leading Digital Manufacturing Platform Worldwide, Expand on Software Capabilities, and Accelerate Research and Development

Energy Efficiency Trends for Warehouses

Warehouses are vitally important links in our supply chains and distribution networks — but they could always be more energy-efficient. Here's a look at some of the trends helping warehousing companies save money and reduce their environmental footprints at the same time.

Post-processing — Enabling Additive Manufacturing

In this article, Joseph Crabtree, CEO at Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd considers the importance of post-processing in the entire production process chain and highlights an emerging solution.

How Modern E-commerce is Changing Manufacturing and Supply

E-commerce has expanded the way manufacturing companies make sales. What used to be the process of supplying products to stores and then customers are now combined with business to business. It has become more popular to include B2B sales.

Reshoring or Revoking?

While import tariffs against Mexico are currently on hold, the American manufacturers that depend on on Mexico’s parts supply have a little more breathing room — at least for now.

Batteryless IoT Sensing

Essentially, we’ve reigned in the power requirements of our devices by up to three orders of magnitude, which lets us do everything we need to do off that small form-factor harvesting budget.

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Wallmount Buyer's Guide from Rittal

Choosing the right compact enclosure is overwhelming. Hundreds of choices in materials, configurations and ratings can lead to confusion and mistakes when specifying the right product.

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Schneider Electric Launches First Smart Factory in the U.S. Demonstrating Quantifiable, Real-Time Benefits of Innovative EcoStruxure Solutions

The facility is a showcase for sharing IIoT integration strategies with End Users, Machine Builders and Partners. The Smart Factory has tracked quantifiable benefits from IIoT implementation, including a 20% reduction in mean time to repair and a 90% paperwork elimination.

Zebra Study: Six in 10 Plan Warehouse Automation to Augment Labor by 2024

ZebraTechnology today announced the results of its 2024 Warehousing Vision Study, analyzing IT and operations decision makers' strategies for modernizing their warehouses, distribution centers and fulfillment centers.

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.

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

VMP's Vertical Cable Management Options for Floor Rack Enclosures Now Shipping

The ERENVCM-27 Mounts Into VMP's EREN-27, EREN-27E, & EREN-27E1K Equipment Rack Enclosures, While the ERENVCM-42 Mounts Into VMP's EREN-42E & EREN-42E1K Equipment Rack Enclosures

MTI Instruments Introduces Digital Accumeasure Gen 3 to Increase Resolution, Reduce Noise

MTI Instruments launched of a third-generation digital capacitance displacement gauge with lower noise and industry-leading resolution. The Accumeasure D Series ("Gen 3") is designed with OEM customers in mind. With both analog and digital outputs, the Gen 3 can be seamlessly integrated into customers products to measure, monitor, and provide instant closed loop feedback for critical process parameters including gap, vibration and positioning.

Platinum Tools® New PoE+ 10Gig Shielded RJ45 Field Plug Now Shipping

Optimizes Data Throughput to PoE+ Powered Devices; Compatible with a Wide Assortment of Large Cables with Large Conductors, Providing End-to-End Shielding from Extraneous Noise Interference in High Bandwidth Applications

Mouser Electronics Further Expands Headquarters, Global Presence, and Widest Product Selection to Meet Growing Demand

Construction is under way to add more than 125,000 square feet to the distribution center, as well as a new 50,000 square-foot office building on Mouser's campus, located south of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas.

ExOne and Siemens Partner to Bring Industry 4.0 to Industrial 3D Printing

-ExOne's new S-Max Pro™ includes the latest Siemens' Digital Enterprise Portfolio of software and automation technology to leverage the benefits of Industry 4.0 -MindSphere - the open cloud-based IoT operating system from Siemens supports machine operators by advanced analytics and automated or timely decision-making -ExOne plans to expand the partnership with Siemens across its industry-leading industrial 3D printers for tooling and production metal

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Markforged:  Buyer's Guide to 3D Printing for Manufacturing

Markforged: Buyer's Guide to 3D Printing for Manufacturing

3D printing has become a powerful force in today's manufacturing industry from prototyping to tooling and fixtures to custom, end-use parts. Many businesses struggle to find the right solutions to fit their needs and provide ROI. Selecting the right platform to prevent manufacturing roadblocks is vital to optimizing your manufacturing line productivity. Download the all new buyer's guide to help you evaluate the benefits of 3D printing and dispel misconceptions, understand the pros/cons of various 3D printing processes and materials, and assess the key considerations in selecting a 3D printer.

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Zaber Technologies Inc

Zaber Technologies Inc

Zaber's extensive line of computer controlled motorized linear slides, miniature linear actuators, motorized rotary stages, motorized mirror mounts, goniometers and other devices, make automating sub-micron positioning applications quick, easy, and affordable.