Daifuku North America to host two educational seminars at ProMat 2017

Wynright, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company, will be hosting two educational seminars at the upcoming ProMat show from April 3-6, 2017 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

3D Printing Is Already Starting To Threaten The Traditional Spare Parts Supply Chain

Gilles Roucolle and Marc Boilard for Forbes: Â The race is on to use 3D printing to produce small-series parts, on demand and on location, for industries from aerospace to automotive. At stake is the shape of a $400 billion market for spare parts manufacturing and logistics. And those changes are not 20, or even 10, years out - they are happening now. Using models built through computer-aided design (CAD), 3D printing can produce virtually any solid object, even those with complex architectures, and in a range of materials, including plastic, ceramic, and metal. Currently, about half of 3D printing - also known as additive manufacturing - is used for prototyping. This saves manufacturers time and money, because they can develop new components or products on-demand, with less waste and without expensive tools and molds. Â Cont'd...

Stratasys Expands Its 3D Printing Gamut with Two New Material Advances: FDM Carbon Fiber-Filled Nylon Capable of Replacing Metal, and Extra-Flexible, Tear Resistant PolyJet Family

-FDM Nylon 12CF with very high stiffness-to-weight ratio is capable of replacing metal components in a range of prototyping, tooling and end-use applications -Agilus30 rubber-like material line has superior durability, tear resistance and elongation-at-break properties for design verification and prototyping

Designing for the digital world

Tim Fryer for Eureka:  Head in sand time is over – Industry 4.0 is happening and is here to stay. In this article, the first in a series, Tim Fryer spoke to some of the leading automation companies about what Industry 4.0 means to design engineers. The elevator pitch for Industry 4.0 would be something like ‘it is the digitisation of manufacturing and the supply chain’. The three previous industrial revolutions started with steam and mechanisation, progressed onto automated assembly lines at the start of the 20th century, and then the introduction of computers to the work place in the 1970s was the third.   Cont'd...

ST Robotics Offers New Super-Fast Robot Arm

ST Robotics recently released a high-speed version of its five-axis vertically articulated R17 robot arm at the low price of $18,600.

Achieve Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Using Hygienic Conveyors

So how do you measure the productivity of your manufacturing equipment? How do you gain insight to improve your processes? The answer is Overall Equipment Effectiveness, or OEE.

Rolling On Interroll

The long-term objective of the program is to continue providing support to system integrators and OEMs in our target industries, and to also expand into new verticals.

America Makes and ANSI Publish Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing

The roadmap provides a snapshot of the current additive manufacturing standards landscape and identifies 89 "gaps" - 19 of them high priority - where no published standard or specification currently exists to address a particular industry need. In 58 of those cases, additional research and development (R&D) needs are identified.

BeeHex Raises $1 Million For Fresh Food Robots

3D food printing startup adds Jim Grote, Grote Company founder as partner

Dassault Systèmes Launches Three New Industry Solution Experiences to Reinforce Its Investment in Consumer Goods and Retail

Updated Portfolio on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Lets Companies of All Sizes in All Sub-Segments Experience an End-to-End Digital Approach for Product Innovation

Why Manufacturers Need a CPQ Solution?

Developing a capability to configure, price and quote for every custom order is definitely a need of the hour, and this requires manufacturers to adopt a robust CPQ solution that solves the exact purpose of keeping business processes efficient while enhancing guided selling for customers.

Nebbiolo Technologies™ Launches its Fog Computing Offering to Address the Challenges of Industrial Automation

Nebbiolo TechnologiesTM launched on February 9th, 2017, its first product line, embracing fog computing (often referred to as edge computing) as a keystone for the Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0. In this context, fog computing will provide a powerful new functionality layer in the industrial automation pyramid, enabling the convergence between Information Technologies (IT) and Operational Technologies (OT).

GoEngineer Continues Global Leadership in 3D Design Software and 3D Printing

Earns Top Awards Worldwide from SOLIDWORKS and Stratasys

Sensera Systems Captures the Future of the Jobsite at CONEXPO 2017

Sensera Systems' cameras are installed at the Tech Experience exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. Get a sneak peak of what's to come!

Embedded World News - Hardware vs. Software security - What Works Best for IoT Devices?

Icon Labs President Alan Grau selected to present at Embedded World Show Europe

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