Manufacturers of all sizes see an uptick in productivity after adding a factory within a factory via an automated machining cell. The cells are small-scale, clearly defined production units, often for a family of similar parts or a product, and they typically include a robotic arm and one or more machine tools. These can include horizontal and vertical lathes, machining centers and grinders. The cell may also include a conveyor component.
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Design for manufacturing has been around for decades, but industry insiders say the next few years will be critical as technologies like additive manufacturing (AM) and virtual reality (VR) shape the future of the industry.
Digitization of industry has become an established global trend. Despite all the enthusiasm of visionaries, the machine tool is, was and will remain the core element in production.
Manufacturers across the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in many different ways. These are some of their stories.
The National Association of Manufacturers issued a statement about the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.
Smart Manufacturing magazine Contributing Editor Karen Haywood Queen speaks with Sridhar Tayur about what supply chain players are learning from COVID-19. The Carnegie Mellon professor covers the roles AM and cobots are playing. He also looks at what manufacturers should consider doing to be prepared for the next hugely disruptive event.
U.S. manufacturers cut 12,000 jobs in December, with job losses spread across industries.
Boeing Co. today reported a fourth-quarter loss and its first full-year loss since 1997 as the financial impact of the 737 Max crisis expanded.
In 2020, Liebherr will be celebrating 50 years of manufacturing its products in North America. With its 50th anniversary theme “United by Success,” the manufacturer says it remains focused on its commitment to U.S. customers.
Kennametal Inc. has announced two changes to its executive leadership team. These leadership moves are designed to drive profitable growth and continue to advance the company's strategy and transformation, according to a Kennametal statement.