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Brett Brune

Formlogic gets out in front of robotic blacksmithing

January 15, 2021
Are you ready for metamorphic manufacturing, what some call the third wave of the industry’s digitization? If not, take in Contributing Editor Karen Haywood Queen’s expertly reported story.
Brett Brune
By Brett Brune Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing
The STARC elements of Sensors, Thermal control, Actuators, Robotics and Computation being used in a metamorphic cell.

Get ready for metamorphic manufacturing

January 14, 2021
Metamorphic manufacturing, also known as robotic blacksmithing, is poised to bring about faster time to market, less material waste, more available materials, less energy used and more control, proponents said.
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media
With Sandvik Coromant’s Machining Insights, CNC machines can connect through Ethernet and transmit information in higher volumes.

Choose Digital, Choose the Right Drill

January 11, 2021
The Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing Adoption Report by IoT Analytics suggests that Industry 4.0 technology uptake is still low among manufacturers.
By James Thorpe Global Product Manager, Sandvik Coromant
Thorsten Wuest  Assistant Professor and  J. Wayne & Kathy Richards  Faculty Fellow in Engineering, West Virginia University

To program robots is human, to problem-solve is divine

December 17, 2020
The COVID-19 black swan event disrupted the global economy and forced companies to rapidly rethink their processes, operations and supply networks.
Thorsten Wuest  Assistant Professor and  J. Wayne & Kathy Richards  Faculty Fellow in Engineering, West Virginia University
By Thorsten Wuest Assistant Professor and J. Wayne & Kathy Richards Faculty Fellow in Engineering, West Virginia University
Jonathan Wise  Vice President, Technology CESMII

Gutenberg-Style Innovation for Manufacturing

December 16, 2020
Imagine you wrote a masterpiece of literary fiction or a detailed plan for financial success. You can’t wait to share your work with the world. But there’s a problem. In this universe, in this reality, computers have no way to share documents with each other.
Jonathan Wise  Vice President, Technology CESMII
By Jonathan Wise Vice President, Technology, CESMII
Ivan Pittaluga  Chief Technology Officer  Arcserve

Flexible Metal takes steps to defang EKANS ransomware

December 16, 2020
FortiGaurd Labs recently reported that malware designed to attack industrial control systems is still a very lucrative attack method for cybercriminals. The EKANS ransomware family does just that, and manufacturers must be prepared for it.
Ivan Pittaluga  Chief Technology Officer  Arcserve
By Ivan Pittaluga Chief Technology Officer, Arcserve
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