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Southeastern Manufacturing Shines Bright at SOUTHTEC 2019

November 14, 2019
Every other year, manufacturers in the Southeast get to shine and showoff at SOUTHTEC. More than 5,900 manufacturing professionals and leaders descended on Greenville, S.C., for this year’s event to see the latest equipment, tools, software, training and technologies driving manufacturing today.
Chris Mahar
By Chris Mahar Associate Editor, SME Media

GM Lawsuit Means the Crisis Has Arrived for FCA

November 20, 2019
General Motors Co., by filing a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has engulfed FCA in a crisis.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media

Milltronics Names Foothills Machinery Sales Exclusive Distributor for Colorado and New Mexico

November 20, 2019
Milltronics USA has named Foothills Machinery Sales as its exclusive full-service distributor for the states of Colorado and New Mexico.
By Milltronics USA Press Release

U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Up 0.2% In September 2019 YTD/YTD

November 20, 2019
September 2019 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $195.9 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Oerlikon AM and Siemens Collaborate to Digitize Additive Manufacturing

November 20, 2019
Oerlikon AM, the additive manufacturing unit of technology group Oerlikon, and Siemens AG announced at Formnext a strategic agreement in which Siemens will provide Oerlikon AM with digital enterprise solutions that will help Oerlikon accelerate the industrialization of additive manufacturing.
By Oerlikon
New MakerBot LABS Experimental Extruder

MakerBot Launches METHOD Materials Development Program

November 20, 2019
MakerBot, a 3D printing company and subsidiary of Stratasys, announced at Formnext 2019 the METHOD Materials Development Program and MakerBot LABS Experimental Extruder for METHOD to enable 3D printing with a wide range of engineering-grade materials from leading filament suppliers.
By MakerBot Press Release

Tackling Downtime and Inefficiencies with Software

November 20, 2019
Turning to software over paper reports does more than just save trees. Chris Mahar, Associate Editor of Manufacturing Engineering, talks with David McPhail, President and CEO of Memex Inc., about how manufacturers can utilize technology to improve efficiency, reduce downtime and boost productivity and profits across their business.
Chris Mahar
By Chris Mahar Associate Editor, SME Media
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    U.S. on Verge of New Status as a Net Energy Exporter

    November 7, 2019
    The United States is about to begin a new era as a net energy exporter, according to U.S. Energy Department projections. The shift will snap a 67-year streak of being a net energy importer, going back to 1953.
    By SME Media Staff
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    Barriers to Industry 4.0 Are Falling Fast

    November 5, 2019
    For years, manufacturers of all sizes and across every industrial segment have heard about Industry 4.0. The definition changes depending on the speaker or publication, but the essential idea remains the same.
    By Michael Ruppenthal - General Manager, OMAX Corp.
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    FABTECH Keeps the Heat On

    October 31, 2019
    FABTECH is coming to my home town, Chicago, and I’m looking forward to it. Along with IMTS and EMO, it’s one of the top-shelf manufacturing trade shows and it’s big enough to keep people coming back every year to see new technology, get educated and network with their peers.
    By Alan Rooks - Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering


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Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Fabrication technologies continue to advance, with processing speeds increasing in laser cutting, welding, EDMing and waterjet cutting. In the November 2019 issue, Manufacturing Engineering takes an in-depth look at these technologies and previews FABTECH 2019 in Chicago.

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Smart Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing

Read the November 2019 edition of Smart Manufacturing magazine, which includes specific examples of American, German and Swedish manufacturers seeing an uptick in productivity after adding a factory within a factory via an automated machining cell.

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