What is MXT? (Metering Extruder Technology)

As FFF extrusion technology reaches the peak of its development cycle, it becomes less likely that the technology's quality will meaningfully improve. Additive manufacturing must be rethought from its foundation.

Simulation Design for Rapid Prototyping

Digital twins offer designers the opportunity to analyze the impact of operational conditions without requiring the production of a prototype until much further along in the manufacturing process when manufacturers have a greater certainty of success.

Building a Sustainable Future with Today's Packaging Solutions

Packaging Professionals Address Innovation Stage Topics set for PACK EXPO Las Vegas. By: Sean Riley, senior director, media and industry communications, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies

Choosing Gears Best Suited for Your Application

As technology advances, we have seen a shift into using much finer pitch gearing. We have certainly come across more exotic gear designs in the Mechatronics field that require a much smaller design envelope than ever before.

Why IIoT is a Priority for Manufacturers

Industry-wide, use cases have been proven, IIoT platforms have shown their effectiveness and potential, and roadmaps to success have been developed as opposed to the mere visions imagined just a few years ago.

What Is Preventive Maintenance?

Even if you're already practicing preventive maintenance, there's still more you can do to maximize equipment uptime and utilization rates. In this article we'll cover the basics.

PACK Expo is Coming to Las Vegas

Whether you're looking to maximize shelf impact, create a more e-commerce friendly package, increase sustainability, functionality or achieve other product differentiations, you'll find the packaging solutions you want at PACK Expo.

2019 Deloitte and MAPI Smart Factory Study: Capturing Value Along the Digital Journey

Although 2011 is considered the unofficial start of the fourth industrial revolution, U.S. manufacturers have reported zero average growth in labor productivity over the past five years - despite continual improvements in equipment, software and management approaches.

PACK EXPO 2019 - Unitronics

Our solution for the packaging industry eliminates the complicated operations traditionally associated with automation and enables you to integrate all systems and manage them using one single source. Visit us at Booth LS-6863.

PACK EXPO 2019 - Butler Automatic

Booth C-3238. This year Butler is showcasing our Ease of Use Enhancements on our core product - the SP1 Automatic Splicer.

Predictive Maintenance - A Powerful First Step Towards Adopting AI for Manufacturing

Among the wealth of use cases for AI & ML in manufacturing, one rises above the rest in terms of feasibility and impact - predictive maintenance. Predictive maintenance addresses the age-old challenge of ensuring maximum availability of critical manufacturing systems.

Scarcity of Attention: The Most Significant Marketing Challenge of Our Time

Manufacturers at a marketing crossroads discover the power of a simplified message, repeated relentlessly.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Receives $25 Million Award to Bring Cold Spray 3D Printing Techniques to the Battlefield

Funding from the Army will support advanced work on cold spray; the portable repair and manufacturing technique could increase the readiness of military vehicles and other units.

Supplier Selection Criteria When Sourcing an Additive Manufacturing Solution

Today, there are numerous options when looking to source an additive manufacturing (AM) / 3D printing platform, and it can be confusing for potential users attempting to select the best fit for their specific endeavours.

How to Make Sense of Machine Data in Smart Factory 101

The idea of machine to machine communication has raised the initial excitement and high hopes but now owners of mid-size and small factories ask: "What's next? How do I start adopting these technologies in my factory?"

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