In this Podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses up-front purchase price as compared to total cost of ownership (TCO) with John Krause, Applications Engineer with Promess, Inc. Manufacturers should be aware of how the total spend for equipment, when spread out over a few years of operation, may be higher for equipment that costs less to purchase up-front.
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Joe Campbell is the head of strategic marketing for Universal Robots North America, where he is leveraging his 40+ years’ experience in the robotics and factory automation industry.
Industry knows that the current — and looming larger, the future — lack of skilled and prepared employees is severe. This skills gap could lead to a shortage of as many as 2.4 million manufacturing workers in the next decade. Our challenge remains the same, and our education and industry partners share that challenge: How can we attract, interest — and then inspire young people to explore the opportunities being offered?
Danish company HACO A/S invested over $15 million in five Dörries vertical turning lathes (VTLs) from Starrag, Rorschach, Switzerland, which has helped HACO become the leading sub-contractor for large, relatively flat and round components in its Scandinavian location.
Ford Motor Co. said today it had a second-quarter profit thanks to a gain in its investment in autonomous vehicle company Argo AI.
SME, FMA, AWS, PMA and CCAI, FABTECH event partners, have announced that FABTECH, scheduled for November 18-20 in Las Vegas, has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Bioprinting is in the vanguard of the war against the novel coronavirus and holds promise for greater understanding of the way SAR-CoV-2 works in the human body.
Commercial vehicle design is being shaped by various trends. One engineering company provides a roadmap for what can be expected.
How does iron casting fit into an era focused on weight savings?