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Digital Transformation Picks up Speed

July 1, 2020
Fostering human-centered innovation by developing powerful, easy-to-use tools is at the heart of the new products, enhancements and services showcased during the Siemens Digital Industries Software 2020 Media & Analyst Conference, a two-day virtual event hosted by the Plano, Texas-based company on June 16 and 17.
By Larry Adams Contributing Writer, SME Media
Scudding operation as would be seen on an S 240 Scudding machine.

New Gear Cutting Equipment Meshes with 2020 Demands

July 7, 2020
Gear generation equipment manufacturers turn toward, innovation to meet evolving customer needs. In this article, four gear cutting equipment manufacturers are featured along with equipment they planned on showing at IMTS 2020.
By Michael C. Anderson Contributing Writer
The Artis GEMGP from Marposs monitors tool breakage, missing tools, overload, tool wear and fluid flow in real time.

Marposs Announces new GEMGP Stand-Alone Tool Monitoring Solution

July 7, 2020
New system detects process anomalies during metal cutting in machine tools.
By Marposs Press Release

NAM Urges Trump to Lift Immigration Order

July 6, 2020
The National Association of Manufacturers today urged President Donald Trump to lift a June 22 executive order that suspended new work visas and prevents foreigners from seeking work in the U.S.
By SME Media Staff

Fusion OEM Embraces Cobots, Invests In Future Expert Machinists

July 6, 2020
Craig Zoberis and Davin Erickson detail how Fusion OEM discovered and implemented collaborative robots, or cobots. The company is now investing in future expert machinists by using cobots—and making headway in closing the manufacturing industry skills gap. They explain the phases of training for cobots, as well as how cobots “talk” with other machines—and how machines perform “handshakes” (and are therefore envied by humans who today are struggling with social distancing).
By Brett Brune Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing magazine
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