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Blockchain can power move to monetize Big Data, experts say

October 16, 2019
Blockchain can help power the process to monetize Big Data and will play a role in the FDA’s regulations to limit pharmaceutical counterfeiting by increasing security of the drug supply chain, said experts Smart Manufacturing gathered at Westec 2019 for an exclusive blockchain-tech roundtable
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor

Emuge Corp. Hosts Grand Opening of Newly Expanded Manufacturing Facility

October 17, 2019
Emuge Corp., a leading manufacturer of high performance taps, thread mills, drills, end mills and other rotary tools, held a Grand Opening ceremony of its significantly expanded, custom-designed manufacturing facility on October 15, 2019.
By Emuge Corp. Press Release
Monthly U.S. Cutting Tool Order August 2014 Through August 2019

U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Up 3.3% In August from July

October 17, 2019
August 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $205.1 million according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.
By The Association For Manufacturing Technology Press Release
In China, and world over, it will soon be all about adroitly adjusting on the fly

In China, and world over, it will soon be all about adroitly adjusting on the fly

October 17, 2019
The concepts Industry 4.0 in Europe, Made in China 2025 and smart manufacturing in the U.S. “all share a common goal—to create cyber-physical systems to innovate in manufacturing,” IDC's Bob Parker said at Dassault Systèmes’ recent Manufacturing in the Age of Experience event. “And it’s really dependent on a set of new technologies like IoT (the Internet of Things) and artificial intelligence (AI).”
Brett Brune
By Brett Brune Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing

NIMS Partners with OMIC to Develop Metrology Standards and Certification

October 17, 2019
The National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) and the Oregon Manufacturing Innovation Center – Research & Development (OMIC R&D) have united to define a set of Metrology standards and to develop a Metrology certification process.
By The National Institute for Metalworking Skills Press Release
Mass Customization

Mass customization will only work if we return the power to the people

October 16, 2019
As I walked the floor this spring at North America’s largest trade show for automation technologies, Industry 4.0 was on everybody’s lips. One of the more complex of our industrial revolutions, Industry 4.0 has been about the Internet of Things: digitizing and connecting things.
By Jürgen von Hollen President, Universal Robots
Dustin Caudell, VP of sales for RFgen, demonstrates mobile barcoding demonstration for customers.

IoT + analytics = cool new stuff to sell

October 16, 2019
Put the paper and pencil away. Hybrid data management and analysis systems-where users combine paper tracking with computer processing-are no longer meeting the needs of manufacturers for speed, accuracy, traceability and compliance with regulations.
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media
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  • Kevin Hill
    Expert Opinion

    Smart Manufacturing Drives Five Key Changes

    October 11, 2019
    What do you think of when you hear the word factory? Probably some huge space, with machines humming and personnel walking around with notepads in their hands.
    By Kevin Hill - Online Marketing Manager, Quality Scales Unlimited
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    What Does a Magazine Mean to Readers?

    October 9, 2019
    We try to provide interesting, useful and challenging information each month for our readers and help them navigate the ever-changing world of machining and manufacturing.
    By Alan Rooks - Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering
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    The Future Flight Path of Aerospace Technology

    October 1, 2019
    In today’s aerospace industry, manufacturers often feel bound to operate a certain way because it’s a tried-and-true, validated process or because the physics of aerospace dictate certain limitations on materials, systems and designs.
    By Larry Marchand - Vice President, Sales Profile Division, United Grinding North America Inc.

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