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ABB Robotics Unveils OptiFact Software Platform

September 26, 2023
ABB Robotics introduces OptiFact, a powerful software platform revolutionizing data collection and analysis in automated factories.
Hillary Cargo
By Hillary Cargo Senior Editor, SME Media
To increase available working area, two UR cobots are fixed onto a linear actuator from Festo.

Cobots and Simulation Software for Non-Destructive Evaluation

September 26, 2023
NASA's Langley Research Center is using collaborative robots (cobots) and RoboDK software to automate and enhance the inspection of aircraft fuselages. By utilizing dual cobots, heating elements, and infrared cameras, NASA has significantly improved inspection speed, accuracy, and coverage.
Albert Nubiola
By Albert Nubiola Founder, RoboDK
Five-axis machining capability is crucial for all aerospace parts.

Automation Solutions for Common Manufacturing Challenges

September 26, 2023
Explore the latest trends and innovations revolutionizing the aerospace manufacturing industry. Discover how automation, robotics, and digital twins are streamlining aircraft production and driving sustainability.
Rick Schultz
By Rick Schultz Aerospace Program Manager, FANUC America
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Hexagon's Sixth Sense Announces Nine Startups to Transform Manufacturing Sustainability and Digital Reality

September 25, 2023
Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division has chosen nine innovative startups for its Third Sixth Sense Cohort, emphasizing sustainability and digital integration. These startups offer solutions for critical manufacturing challenges, including product sustainability and design automation. Through the Sixth Sense program, they gain access to Hexagon's resources, accelerating their path to success and contributing to a sustainable future for the industry.
Hillary Cargo
By Hillary Cargo Senior Editor, SME Media
Annie Wang

Senvol President Elected to SME’s Additive Manufacturing Technical Community Leadership Committee

September 25, 2023
Annie Wang, President of Senvol, has been elected to SME's Additive Manufacturing (AM) Technical Community Leadership Committee (TCLC).
By Senvol Press Release
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AI-Enabled Supply Chain Optimization

September 22, 2023
Discover how artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing supply chain management by predicting disruptions, optimizing just-in-time inventory, and enhancing supply chain resilience. Explore the power of neural networks and data analytics in mitigating supply chain challenges and ensuring uninterrupted production in complex manufacturing processes.
George "Nick" Bullen
By George "Nick" Bullen Aerospace Consultant, Author and Certified Instructor, SME Fellow
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