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Machines & Automation

Rise of the Machines: Industrial Machinery Market Growth to Double in 2014

High demand for machines in manufacturing sectors ranging from auto making to packaging will push the industrial machinery market to new heights during the next five years, highlighted by a doubling of growth this year, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS).

Viewpoints Blog

Viewpoints: Manufacturing is the New IT Career

Like many of our nation’s citizens, a career in manufacturing made it possible for me to live the American Dream.

Quality

Quality Scan: Coordinate Metrology Society Introduces Level Two, Device-Specific Certification

2014 is a special milestone in the history of the Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS), marking the 30th anniversary of our conference and organization. During this hallmark year, the CMS will deliver a second Certification program to the profession of portable 3D metrology.

Controls & Software

Connecting Critical Machines in a Data-Intensive World

Will MTConnect ultimately succeed in its goal of connecting machine tool equipment on the factory floor with the Internet? Odds are that it will, but it’s going to take time. An executive of a shop-data management and networking company once told me that MTConnect would follow the path of wireless technology—it took quite some time before wireless gained a foothold in the factory, and he estimated it could take as long as 10 years for MTConnect to gain critical mass.

AeroDef

Connecting the Digital World with the Factory Floor

The classic manufacturing conundrum is how to make products quicker, cheaper, and better. Product lifecycle management (PLM) software attempts to help manufacturers answer that question with an approach that enables builders to produce higher-quality parts with improved designs that are more easily manufactured at competitive prices, all while drastically compressing the design-to-manufacturing cycle to beat the competition to market.

Event Coverage

America Makes to Host Additive Manufacturing Training Course

America Makes, in partnership with ASM International, will offer the course "Fundamentals of Additive Manufacturing Materials & Processes" on May 12-13 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  Registration is required, and members of America Makes and ASM will receive a 15% discount. 


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