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ManufacturingTomorrow - Special Tradeshow Coverage
IMTS 2018

IMTS 2018 takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL September 10th - 15th. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

Talking IMTS with Rittal US

Booth #134424 - Rittal has the opportunity to demonstrate our full product line with the business unit extension Rittal Automation Systems together with sister companies EPLAN and CIDEON.

Talking IMTS with Ian McGregor of Emulate3D

Emulate3D's focus at IMTS will be the demonstration of the new CAD is the Model technology for machine builders, but we will also be showcasing Emulate3D Controls Testing for larger systems

3D Systems and GF Machining Solutions Partnership to Redefine the Factory of the Future

New integrated additive and subtractive manufacturing solution will include automation and post-processing to provide more efficient, seamless workflows for advanced manufacturing

Three Digital Transformation Trends To Drive Long Term Organic Growth

By utilizing this new wave of customer engagement and predictive insights technologies, OEMs can improve efficiency, customer satisfaction, and profitability without disrupting existing processes and workflows

Technology That Can Improve Safety in Manufacturing

The use of technology to expand health and safety in the workplace is effective and significant. There are fewer uses of technology that are more important than the improved safety of the workers.

Four Top Tips for Supply Chain Managers

It might sound reductive to call out just four top tips to help you navigate today’s and tomorrow’s supply chains, but we hope you find them instructive about the direction in which things are headed.

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Design & Development - Featured Stories

Manufacturers Are Concerned Skilled Labor Shortage Could Stymie Innovation, Finds L.E.K. Consulting Survey

Workforce Investments, Not Downsizing, Are Priority as Plans for Automation Increase

KIST: 3D Soft Robots Animated Like Living Creatures

- A new 3D soft robot created by automatically cutting and folding plastic films - Moving smoothly according to the rhythm of operas songs and/or the dialogue of movie scenes - Expecting a new application of animatronic soft robots in the art and culture industry

GE and Microsoft expand partnership to accelerate IIoT adoption

Malek Murison for Internet of Business: GE and Microsoft will co-sell their combined IIoT solutions across a range of verticals. Meanwhile, GE will be harnessing Microsoft Azure to streamline its own business processes

Design & Development - News Headlines

Air Gun with Scraping Ability Removes Stubborn Debris

EXAIR's new Soft Grip Super Air Scraper™ is a safety air gun designed to help remove the most stubborn debris found within industrial facilities. The patent pending design uses a scraping blade to aid the powerful compressed air flow removal of debris. This product is perfect for removal of caulk, sealant, adhesives, tape, paint, stickers, labels, grease, lubricant and difficult to sweep metal chips, flakes or discs.

CAMplete Solutions to Preview TruePath 2019 at IMTS 2018

TruePath 2019 will introduce new features to enhance user confidence and help them save even more time and money. These include automated work piece datum probing, 3D rendering updates, simulation improvements, and enhanced program management.

KUBOTEK's KOSMOS™ FRAMEWORK NOW AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING

New framework designed to build precise 3D applications and integrate high-fidelity CAD data across CAD formats

Design & Development - Featured Product

Emulate3D Engineering Software Creates Your Advantage

Emulate3D Engineering Software Creates Your Advantage

Emulate3D software helps you model and test your AMHS solutions rapidly. Use Demo3D to create running models quickly, then generate videos, stills, or view the models in virtual reality at the click of a button. Sim3D enables you to carry out experimental test runs to select optimal solutions and the most robust operating strategy, and Emulate3D Controls Testing is the best way to debug your PLCs offline, and off the project's critical path. Connect to major PLCs, import CAD, and plug into HTC Vive and Oculus Rift to produce awesome models!

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Emulate3D Inc.

Emulate3D Inc.

Emulate3D develops virtual commissioning, throughput simulation, and industrial demonstration products