Desktop Metal Develops New Additive Manufacturing Process for Volume Production of Sustainable, End-Use Wood Parts

Desktop Metal's new Forust additive manufacturing process upcycles wood waste from the approximately 15 billion trees cut down each year1 into luxurious, high-quality, end-use wood parts that can be used in a variety of industries.

10 Tips for Writing an Effective RFP or URS

If you have ever sourced custom machinery or factory automation you are familiar with a Request for Proposal (RFP) or User Requirement Specification (URS). The requests are written with content and styles that vary, but the effective ones share some common features.

How CNC Machining is Impacting Modern-Day Manufacturing? An Expert View

Regardless of your manufacturing business having its inception only a couple of years back or you being a trained professional, you must be familiar with CNC machining and how it can benefit your business in manufacturing operations.

How to harness the power of data through IoT solutions for manufacturing

IoT solutions have been helping manufacturers for years to streamline operations, cut costs and gain otherwise unfounded insights, and their importance is emphasized now more than ever as factories, plants and warehouses adjust to operating under new guidelines.

Turning Automotive Manufacturing Upside-down

The use of AM for production of spare parts does not sound as sexy as AM for racing cars, but the practical implications are enormous. That's especially true when it comes to spare parts for cars that have been on the road for more than a few years.

Cap Closed! Camera-based Cap Control With Artificial Intelligence

Strong price pressure combined with high quality requirements - the beverage and bottle industry faces the classic dilemma of many industries. This is also the case in the quality control department of a French manufacturer of plastic caps.

Ultra Motion Actuators Help Measure The Moon At 70,000 Feet

Two Ultra Motion Servo Cylinders were successfully employed to control the telescope's elevation and azimuth throughout the flights. The ARTEMIS system had to operate flawlessly at 70,000 feet and in ambient temperatures as low as -60°C.

Ready, aim, hire! Why attracting fresh talent to manufacturing is vital to the industry's long-term success

A further challenge for manufacturers, and in the case of my own company, one of our largest issues, is how to attract new young talent to an industry that's often perceived to be uninteresting.

Prerequisites For Establishing A Bulletproof Manufacturing Maintenance Program

The need to incorporate advanced maintenance programs increases as companies target safe and efficient manufacturing environments. But does a sophisticated maintenance program provide assurances that it will be foolproof?

Industrial Producer Saves Time, Reduces Scrap & Satisfies Customers

Brodie International, a global manufacturer of high-precision liquid flow meters and valves for the petroleum and industrial markets, realized they needed a better, faster and more accurate way to perform quality inspections.

Successfully Implement a Cobot into your Operations: Step 1

By now everyone knows what a Cobot is, but many aren't sure if they are ready, or if they are, how to successfully go about implementing into their day-to-day production processes.

Design and Operation Features of a BDC Motor Controller

The design and functionality of a DC motor controller depend on the characteristics of the motor and the electronic system it powers. Using the example of a brushed DC motor controller, we'll consider its operating principles and circuit design.

Why food packagers need to trust AI - It is time for food packagers to embrace smart technologies

A survey by McKinsey states that the adoption of automated technologies in the food and beverage industry is relatively slow compared to other sectors, with only 48 per cent of manufacturers considering themselves ready for Industry 4.0.

Reaching Manufacturing Job Candidates

As the workforce is vaccinated and reshoring the supply chain becomes a clarion call for industry, finding the right people with the right skills forces plant managers, operations managers, and HR managers to find new and innovative recruiting strategies.

At Your Service: How Turnkey Solutions Help to Unlock Additive Manufacturing for All

One of the main trends previously predicted for 2021 is the accelerated adoption of turnkey solutions in additive manufacturing (AM). Moshe Molcho, CEO at LEO Lane, looks at how certain options can help OEMs adopt AM and examines the current offering of AM turnkey solutions.

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