Changes in manufacturing, including more use of hard-to-machine metals, play to EDM’s technology
Fiber lasers extend applications, CO2 continues as fabrication workhorse
Fast, higher-pressure abrasive waterjets cut parts much quicker, reducing job-shop costs and improving productivity
Making plastic medical components at TRA Medical or handguns at FMK Firearms depends on advanced Doosan machining centers technology
Northbrook, IL-based 3D printing company develops an all-new additive technology that can create functional, complex, high-strength parts out of composites.
Call it what you will—Industry 4.0
(Germany), Usine du Futur (France), China Manufacturing 2025,
Manufacturing Innovation 3.0 (Korea)—smart manufacturing is happening
and it’s happening fast. Why
else would Rockwell Automation put on a full day of presentations and
interviews to bring the business press and investment analysts up to
speed on the topic the day before the company’s 24th
Automation Fair opened to manufacturing practitioners?