February 13, 2020
Because of governments’ undying devotion to research and development investments that bolster military capabilities, aerospace & defense represents the leading-edge market segment in smart manufacturing.
January 6, 2020
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.
January 20, 2020
As manufacturers aim to become increasingly nimble in the marketplace,distributed manufacturing—making parts or finished products at or near the location where they will be used instead of at a central factory—is emerging as a way to advance a faster, more flexible and cheaper supply chain.
January 24, 2020
Foundry 45 is helping Delta Air Lines strategize on ways to keep maintenance workers safe in the “ingestion zone”—the dangerous environment underneath the airplane where people and equipment are moving around in close proximity to engines.
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).”
January 30, 2020
Using augmented reality, a Scope AR customer building titanium panels for the Orion space capsule in 2018 saved $1 million the first day.
Expert OpinionJanuary 13, 2020John Dyck, the CEO of CESMII (the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute), doesn’t mince words, and for that manufacturers in the U.S. owe him a debt of gratitude.
Additive Manufacturing & 3D PrintingJanuary 6, 2020The primary driver was the need for a metal 3D printer suitable for higher production levels. That means getting the build rates as high as possible while bringing the cost per part down.
Smart ManufacturingJanuary 15, 2020As manufacturing marches forward into the digital era, a growing ecosystem of standards is laying the foundation for a new generation of data management.
Smart ManufacturingJanuary 16, 2020Everyone knows that today a ton of data captured on the manufacturing floor goes unused due to the lack of a data scientist on staff or other resources to comb through all the information.
Smart ManufacturingJanuary 21, 2020To understand where the field of ceramics in electronics is headed, you have to think small—really small, as in thicknesses that measure only a few hundred nanometers.
Smart ManufacturingJanuary 23, 2020Much has been written about potential applications for 5G. But a less well known application exists in the aerospace and defense industry—that pertains to manufacturing processes.
Smart ManufacturingJanuary 27, 2020You’ve done it: Everyone is on board with a digital transformation. So where do you go from here? The next major decision in the process is determining whether you build an IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) solution or hire a solutions provider to complete the project on your behalf.
Smart ManufacturingJanuary 28, 2020The Internet of Things (IoT) market is estimated to reach 75 billion devices worldwide by 2025. With the big increase in connected devices, it’s becoming more critical than ever for manufacturers to leverage new technologies, such as edge computing, to gather, process and manage IoT data.
Smart ManufacturingJanuary 29, 2020Manufacturers face challenging times. After more than a decade of booming economic growth, some are pointing to a potential recession.