When additive manufacturing first hit the market, some said it would eventually be the death of traditional, or subtractive, CNC machining. More than 30 years later, new machines are showing additive manufacturing as it really is—a complementary technology.
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The technology behind the rise of cryptocurrencies is widely expected to bring ‘a common source of truth’ to manufacturing.
The North American manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI | SME) held its 47th annual conference on manufacturing research (NAMRC 47) in Erie, Pa., from June 10-14.
Manufacturers must avoid costly machine errors that cause catastrophic damage to both machine tools and expensive workpieces. Even a minor error in, say, a titanium aerospace component can be a major expense.
When former General Electric Co. chief Jack Welch died this week at 84, it was as if a legend had departed. He was the CEO who had transformed an aging industrial concern into a vibrant giant. But it's also a cautionary tale.
Hitachi Powdered Metals (USA) Inc. began a gradual investment in industrial robots at their Greensburg, Ind. plant in 2005, driven by the emergence of a tightening labor market and the opportunity to produce an extremely fragile product.
The impact of the coronavirus on the auto industry is on the cusp of accelerating, according to a Center for Automotive Research presentation today.
M. Eugene Merchant began his career in 1936 at the Cincinnati Milling Machine Co. (later Cincinnati Milacron), where he went to work analyzing the nature of friction between the cutting tool and the chip. The young engineer eventually developed a mathematical model of the metalcutting process that is still taught and used today.
Capstone Headwaters released its Precision Manufacturing Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Update Sept. 17, reporting that transaction activity in the precision manufacturing industry has remained strong despite the pandemic.
An executive makes the case for why manufacturers may want to change how they procure health plans.