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David Leigh

Digitize Your Additive Manufacturing Facility: it’s Not Just About Shiny New Tech

October 14, 2021
The most important step in digitizing any manufacturing or supply chain process is analysis of the ROI and business case and being able to demonstrate success to company leaders.
Michelle Bockman
By Michelle Bockman 3D Control Systems & SME Media
Hexagon HP-10.10 Measuring a sheet metal piece.

Hexagon Shows CMM Laser Scanning at EASTEC 2021

October 13, 2021
HP-L-10.10 non-contact laser line scanner takes on the broadest scope of CMM inspection tasks with ultra speed, accuracy and flexibility.
By Hexagon Press Release
The digital evolution of point acquisition to 3D CAD models.

Reverse Engineering Proliferates: New Applications Emerge as Technology Improves

October 13, 2021
Reverse engineering is becoming multifaceted and complex. The key drivers: new metrology sensors and more capable software, enabled by ever more powerful and cheaper computing.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
By employing the digital thread, Bell realized a 90 percent reduction in engineering labor for the nacelle hydraulic system on its JMR Valor V-280 compared with the similar system on the V22.

Where the ‘Digital Universe’ Is Going (and Where Wild Savings Can Be Had Today)

October 12, 2021
The digital thread is one piece of the digital transformation underway at NASA and throughout the manufacturing community.
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Capture 3D is an established value added reseller of GOM equipment.

Successful Closing: Capture 3D Joins the ZEISS Group

October 12, 2021
Capture 3D becomes part of the ZEISS Industrial Quality & Research segment, following ZEISS acquisition of GOM, makers of the ATOS systems Capture 3D resells.
By Capture 3D Press Release
A Deloitte post-election poll of manufacturing executives found that 76 percent intend to increase investments in digital initiatives and plan to pilot and implement more Industry 4.0 technologies.

Discovering the Keys to U.S. Manufacturing Recovery

October 5, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic clearly proved challenging to the manufacturing industry in myriad ways. Now, as nations and industries begin to navigate their way forward as restrictions are lifted, manufacturers have an opportunity to put into practice some lessons learned.
Geoff Giordano
By Geoff Giordano Contributing Editor, SME Media
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