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Methods to Host TechFest2015, 'Manufacturing the Future' November 4-5

Press Release - Methods Machine Tools


Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories, today announced they are hosting TechFest2015, "Manufacturing the Future," a major open house event that will take place November 4 - 5, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day at the company's corporate showroom and technology center at 71 Union Avenue in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Full Article

FABTECH 2015 to Offer a Robust Lineup of Education Sessions at Chicago's McCormick Place

Press Release - SME


FABTECH 2015, North America's largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries will offer more than 100 education sessions at this year's event. The targeted technical, operational and managerial discussions are designed to help attendees gain knowledge from industry leaders and explore the latest technology and industry advancements. More than 40,000 manufacturing professionals are expected to attend the four-day event, Nov. 9-12 at Chicago's McCormick Place. Full Article

Academic Provides a 3D Printing Reality Check

Senior Editor Bill Koenig


The dean of engineering at Canada’s University of Waterloo today provided a reality check concerning 3D printing and additive manufacturing. Full Article

Tsugami Rem Sales to Host East Coast PMPA Mini Technical Conference

Press Release - Tsugami/Rem Sales


Tsugami/Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami CNC machine tools, announced today that it will host the Precision Machined Products Association’s (PMPA) second annual East Coast Mini-Tech Conference at its Windsor, CT facility on November 17, 2015. “Last year’s Mini-Tech Conference at Rem Sales was so well received that we decided to make it an annual event,” PMPA Technical Program Director Monte Guitar said. Full Article

FABTECH 2015 Brings Roaring 3D Scanning Event to Art Institute of Chicago

Press Release - SME


FABTECH 2015, North America’s largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industry, brought 3D scanning technology to the steps of the Art Institute of Chicago last week.Exact Metrology, a 3D scanning solutions company, used its Surphaser technology — known for its high accuracy and scan data quality — to 3D scan the museum’s nine-foot-tall south guardian lion, sculpted by Edward L. Kemeys (1843-1907). Full Article

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – It’s Here

Editor in Chief Sarah A. Webster


October 2 is Manufacturing Day, and the upcoming event is not merely some quaint memorable nod to the past. Over the past three years, #MFGday has become so successful – more than 440,000 people have participated – that many will actually celebrate manufacturing throughout the month. Most of those who have participated in these events are truly surprised by what they see. The global manufacturing sector is in the midst of what many manufacturing experts regard as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, known globally as Industry 4.0. This new era of cyber-physical manufacturing is being driven by creative new manufacturing technologies used to make things. Full Article

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