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Now Online: The Spring 2016 Issue of Smart Manufacturing


The Spring 2016 inaugural issue of Smart Manufacturing is now online! View the first issue of Smart as a digital magazine, and subscribe to Smart Manufacturing to receive the next issues in print or digital form. Links to individual articles are available below. 



Modern Times Circa 2016: Achieving Unprecedented Control
Merger of cyber, physical manufacturing worlds improves costs, quality, safety and customization.
Smart Manufacturing Spring 2016
30 Visionaries Merging the Cyber and Physical Worlds
Who’s making good on the promise of a revolution in making.

Collaborative Robots: New Kids on Automation Block
Technological advances improve safety of what many call cobots.

How One Ohio High School Makes Engineers
Centerville High adopted the Project Lead the Way curriculum, for starters.
Impossible Objects Goes After ‘Functional Parts’
Firm develops an additive technology that can create ready-to-use, high-strength parts with few geometric restrictions.

What’s What in Metal 3D Printers
Look for metal printers to be used for industrial purposes, especially in the aerospace and medical industries.
Metal AM Adoption Racing Ahead of Capacity to Provide Qualified Workforce
Challenges also exist in certification and optimization on the shop floor, but US firms have a competitive advantage, at least for now.


Now Playing: Manufacturing’s Next Act

Follow Your Intuition, Downplay the Obstacles

The Skinny on the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (digital edition only)

Efficiency Software For Any Machine, Any Control


On the Cover: These 30 execs are focused on running efficient, lean, safe, responsive, coordinated and sometimes shared shops and factories.

Published Date : 5/6/2016

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