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Virtual Reality Factory Model for Manufacturing Innovation

October 30, 2019
The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), Prince George County, Va., brings together industry, academia, and government to solve advanced manufacturing challenges.
By Mechdyne Corp.

Generative Design and the Conventional Machine Shop

October 29, 2019
The term generative design has been popping up in the manufacturing world of late. Its promise is to create many design permutations to let engineers choose an optimum one that meets sometimes conflicting requirements.
By Joshua Swainston Content Marketing Writer, OMAX Corp.

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Virtual Reality Factory Model for Manufacturing Innovation

October 30, 2019
The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), Prince George County, Va., brings together industry, academia, and government to solve advanced manufacturing challenges.
By Mechdyne Corp.

Generative Design and the Conventional Machine Shop

October 29, 2019
The term generative design has been popping up in the manufacturing world of late. Its promise is to create many design permutations to let engineers choose an optimum one that meets sometimes conflicting requirements.
By Joshua Swainston Content Marketing Writer, OMAX Corp.

PTC Announced It Will Buy Onshape

October 25, 2019
Acquisition to Position PTC as CAD and PLM Industry Transitions to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
By PTC Press Release

Siemens Plans the Acquisition of Edge Technology from Pixeom

October 24, 2019
Siemens is planning the acquisition of Edge technology from the US company Pixeom. With this action, Siemens is strengthening its Industrial Edge portfolio by adding software components for Edge runtime and for device management.
By Siemens Press Release

CESMII seeks to raise competitive standing of U.S. manufacturing

October 21, 2019
The institutes that make up Manufacturing USA need to move at the speed of business, considering that the endeavor represents the U.S. government’s biggest investment in the digitization of manufacturing to date.
Brett Brune
By Brett Brune Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing
In China, and world over, it will soon be all about adroitly adjusting on the fly

In China, and world over, it will soon be all about adroitly adjusting on the fly

October 17, 2019
The concepts Industry 4.0 in Europe, Made in China 2025 and smart manufacturing in the U.S. “all share a common goal—to create cyber-physical systems to innovate in manufacturing,” IDC's Bob Parker said at Dassault Systèmes’ recent Manufacturing in the Age of Experience event. “And it’s really dependent on a set of new technologies like IoT (the Internet of Things) and artificial intelligence (AI).”
Brett Brune
By Brett Brune Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing
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FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Chicago from November 11-14, 2019. More than 35,000 attendees and over 1,500 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate metal manufacturing at its best.
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  • Kevin Hill
    Expert Opinion

    Smart Manufacturing Drives Five Key Changes

    October 11, 2019
    What do you think of when you hear the word factory? Probably some huge space, with machines humming and personnel walking around with notepads in their hands.
    By Kevin Hill - Online Marketing Manager, Quality Scales Unlimited
  • Oliver Sturrock
    Smart Manufacturing

    Five Suggestions for How to Retain Tribal Knowledge

    August 7, 2019
    What is tribal knowledge and why should a company care? It is valuable, exclusive information stored only inside someone’s mind and communicated only verbally (if at all). The “someone” may have played an important role in an organization for decades and knows a thing or two that the company treasures yet cannot duplicate.
    By Oliver Sturrock - CTO, Fluke Digital Systems
  • Robert Glaser
    Smart Manufacturing

    To Prepare for Blockchain, First Check These Three Things

    August 6, 2019
    The value-add of blockchain for businesses is estimated to grow into the trillions by 2030. Experts believe product recalls alone—estimated to cost $8 million today—could be practically eliminated through improved track and traceability enabled by blockchain.
    By Robert Glaser - CEO, Auvesy Inc.

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