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The Hasbro Selfie Series allows fans to buy action figures adorned with their faces via 3D printing.

How Automation Can Unlock Mass Customization

June 8, 2023
The additive manufacturing industry has seen the beginnings of AM used to enable mass customization, and 3D-printing automation will make this a reality starting in 2023.
Gary Rowe
By Gary Rowe Global Head of Business Development, Formlabs
Barbara Humpton speaking at Automate in Detroit

Digital Technology Is Remaking Manufacturing, Siemens Executive Says

May 24, 2023
Digital and Industry 4.0 technology are revamping manufacturing, a trend that will accelerate, the president of Siemens USA said today.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Advanced manufacturing takes center stage in Florida’s St. Lucie County

Advanced manufacturing takes center stage in Florida’s St. Lucie County

May 10, 2023
New training capabilities, private and public investment, and an unprecedented inventory of available space has combined to position the southeastern Florida community of St. Lucie County in the epicenter of advanced manufacturing’s future.
By St. Lucie County Economic Development Council
Siemens NEMA acquisition

ABB Completes Acquisition

May 5, 2023
ABB said it has completed its acquisition of the Siemens low voltage NEMA motor business.
By ABB Inc. Press Release
Small-Batch Medical Shop to Triples Throughput with Methods Automation

Small-Batch Medical Shop to Triples Throughput with Methods Automation

May 1, 2023
Meeting demand in a consistent, cost-effective manner requires balance and good forecasting. But sometimes it takes a little more due diligence to uncover the best way to increase throughput or meet rising demand.
By Jon Star Methods Machine Tools
Siemens Smart Infrastructure expands options for distribution grid applications with its Siapp, a software license for the Sicam A8000 automation and remote terminal unit, which allows up to three separate custom applications to be developed, parameterized, and loaded onto the remote terminal unit.

Data-Driven Productivity

April 26, 2023
Advanced sensors and controllers go digital for a competitive edge.
By Thom Cannell Contributing Editor
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