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Upgrading the Manufacturing Path

Chris Mahar
By Chris Mahar Associate Editor, SME Media

When it comes to the flow of making something – from concept to design to ordering to production – manufacturing hasn’t changed as much over the last 50 years as many may believe.

Gregg Bigleman, PhD, vice president of North American Sales at Sandvik Applied Manufacturing Technologies, sits down with Chris Mahar, associate editor of Manufacturing Engineering, to talk how new technologies can improve this process. Today’s software and services are enabling a connected manufacturing environment that streamlines the manufacturing process into a single linear path, where information flows accurately and smoothly between the different stages and steps.

 

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