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Save Your Manufacturing Business by Giving Employees Ownership Opportunities

If your business has been walloped by the various challenges in the sector, converting the company to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) could be a way forward.

Automating Assessments in A&D for Improved Quality

Using digital twin and digital thread technology, A&D manufacturers can conduct automated assessments to analyze the performance of aircraft components – an advancement that has significant implications for the industry.

Top Article from 2019 - Can a 3D Printer Build a Rocket?

NASA has successfully tested its first rocket engine component made through 3D printing. The 3D printed component produced a breathtaking 20,000 pounds of thrust.

Top Article from2019 - Polymers, Productivity and Policy: 3D Printing Trends in 2019

For 2019, we expect new users will continue to find their way towards additive manufacturing, and we’ll see an increasing number of companies shifting their production to AM or adding AM into the mix. New product introductions will bring success and failure...

Top Article from 2019 - What Machine Learning Can Do for Manufacturing

Machine learning and big data are both very difficult, in practically every way. The necessary data science skills are rare among industry professionals, the data volumes are immense, and the infrastructure required to work on that data is complex.

How to Handle Manufacturing Waste

Manufacturers are in a unique position to make a real impact on the total waste that's produced in today’s market. That’s critical to understand because industrial waste is one of the most significant forms of matter dirtying up our world outside of municipal waste.

The Costs and Risks of Overlooking Flash Storage in Rugged Industrial Applications

Industrial OEMs see value in optimizing the right flash technology to ensure host architecture compatibility while meeting application workload requirements.

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Growing Data Demand to Drive Digital Factory Market to US$111 billion in 2026

“Today, the global manufacturing sector has only started to adopt digital factory technologies, which will expand and change as factories get more connected, networked and flexible,” said Pierce Owen, Principal Analyst at ABI Research.

The Industrial Internet Consortium Announces the Optimizing Manufacturing Processes by Artificial Intelligence Testbed

The IIC explores AI and IIoT technologies to optimize automotive manufacturing

The industry that will surpass Cybersecurity and reach $214 billion by 2023

The global Industry 4.0 market is expected to reach $214 by 2023, surpassing the Cybersecurity market by 30%, according to leading research firm Industry 4.0 Market Research.

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USU wins research project for the use of AI in manufacturing

In order to prevent damage to machines, the analysis of sensor data is often helpful today. As soon as a machine behaves suspiciously, this is reflected in unusual data patterns. So-called machine learning (ML) algorithms, currently only provide clues as to "what" should be exchanged, but not the "why".

FASTSUITE Prima Power Edition exclusively available for Prima Power customers

We have a long-standing partnership with PRIMA POWER, a leading manufacturer of 2D and 3D laser cutting systems. The portfolio of PRIMA includes machines, components, technologies and complete automatic manufacturing lines for sheet metal processing. PRIMA POWER builds cutting-edge machinery that achieves outstanding production performance compared to competitor machines. Nevertheless, software will play an increasingly important role in the machine tool business.

ZEISS enhances efficiency in multi-scale and multi-modal workflows

Materials and Life Science researchers can now experience faster accessibility of deeper regions of interest when investigating samples in 3D. With the new extensions on ZEISS Crossbeam 350/550 and ZEISS Atlas 5, users benefit from improvements in speed and data quality when performing multi-scale, multi-modal studies in additive manufacturing, electronics, battery research, biomaterials and biological tissue investigations on resin-embedded biological specimens.

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Get RFQs on Die Casting, Stamping, and Extrusion With Xometry, Your Source for Custom Parts
Get RFQs on Die Casting, Stamping, and Extrusion With Xometry, Your Source for Custom Parts

Get RFQs on Die Casting, Stamping, and Extrusion With Xometry, Your Source for Custom Parts

Xometry is your source for custom parts. Now, in addition to getting instant quotes on 3D Printing, CNC Machining, Sheet Metal, and Injection Molding, customers can create and send RFQs for die casting, stamping, and extrusion work to our nationwide network of pre-vetted manufacturers with just a 2D drawing. You will receive and be able to review responses from qualified shops within 7 days on an advanced web-based RFQ management platform. To learn more go directly to our site to issue and RFQ today. Stop wasting time managing RFQs through email and by phone, and start issuing RFQs at scale and in the cloud.

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EMERSON AVENTICS

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.