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Decoding Business Valuation: What Manufacturers Need to Know (Part 4)

In the final article of this series, we highlight the three business valuation approaches, as well as the level of value adjustments, and provide a final summary of what manufacturers need to know about business valuation.

The Business Case for Metal AM

The growing number of industrialisation questions are indicative of a growing maturity in the marketplace. AM machines are moving out of prototyping applications and research laboratories and into mainstream production manufacturing.

A Realist’s Prediction for the Future Factory

When determining the rate of adoption of new technologies, the Gartner hype cycle is a good point of reference. The hype cycle for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), however, shouldn’t be confused with general IoT, which applies to consumer IoT technology.

Implementing An IoT Strategy

Too often, businesses start with an “intent to connect” instead of focusing on a business model. Companies that are just looking to create a connected version of a product fail to solve actual problems that are affecting the business.

Why Manufacturers Need to Shift Their Disaster Recovery Mindset

While it’s important for manufacturers to have sound cybersecurity measures and protocols in place, it’s equally important to have IT resilience and orchestration solutions at the ready.

Major Components of Mass Flow Meters and Controllers

A mass flow meter (MFM) has five major components: flow body, flow conditioning section, flow sensor tube, bypass, and electronics. A mass flow controller (MFC) has the same components as an MFM, but also has an integral control valve mounted on the same flow body as the MFM

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.

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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.

HP Showcases Growth in High-Volume 3D Printing Deployments and Breakthrough Applications for Manufacturing

Protolabs, IAM 3D Hub, Materialise, and ZiggZagg embrace HPs Multi Jet Fusion for digital manufacturing; new applications for the Pontifical Swiss Guard, PepsiCo, auto racing, orthotics, industrial machinery, and more

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Cementex Announces Improved Insulated Torque Wrenches

Double insulation ensures technicians will be free from risk to high-voltage exposure

relayr, FLANDERS Partner For Digital Transformation Project In Heavy Industrial Space

Strategic partnership with relayr allows FLANDERS to build on seven decades of innovations by offering new digital services for its industrial customers. The long-term partnership will further reduce unexpected downtime and improve asset performance using predictive AI to complement decades of failure analysis.The company can now offer innovative, guaranteed uptime and pay-per-use models; first in the market for customers in mining and heavy industrial markets.

CRP Technology launches new composite material for 3D printing

Windform FR1 is the first carbon-fiber-filled flame-retardant material for laser sintering technology to be rated V-0.

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Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len contributes to this publication on a regular basis. Past articles can be found with an Article Search and are listed below. He also writes short stories that always have a surprise ending. He has also written a book on wedding photography on a budget. These can be found at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Megalen