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December 2023

The December 2023 edition of Smart Manufacturing is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are below.


Thanks to investment in an ExOne S-MAX Pro 3D sand printer from Desktop Metal, Waupaca Foundry is now able to turn around a prototype tool in days instead of weeks.

Printing Payback

January 8, 2024
Thinking of buying a 3D printer but concerned about ROI? As Donnie Brasco said, “Forget about it.”
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
PTC’s Vice President of Sustainability Dave Duncan (right) speaking in May 2023 at LiveWorx, PTC’s annual tech event focused on digital transformation.

Sustainability Measures That Drive ROI

January 5, 2024
Building the business case for sustainability efforts in manufacturing
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media
Workers at a manufacturing plant

Software to the Rescue: Solving Supply Chain Challenges

January 16, 2024
Move from manual processes to automated solutions for smart manufacturing success
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media

Voices AMplified

Passport to Innovation

Field Intelligence