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House votes (again) to repeal medical device tax

July 25, 2018

Via: Mass Device

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 283-132 this week to repeal the 2.3% tax levied upon medical devices as part of the Affordable Care Act. The medical device tax, which has long been decried by the industry as a measure […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Driverless Cars? After Deadly Accidents, Most Americans Would Rather Take the Bus

July 24, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Recent fatalities involving self-driving vehicles appear to be making people nervous about the automotive technology. When asked in a survey by researchers at the Brookings Institution how likely they are to ride in a self-driving car, only 21% of adult […]


Process, R&D

Manufacturing In the Middle: Growth, Opportunity and New Challenges

June 21, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

There is no one size fits all view when it comes to manufacturing. Large, advanced plants are using a plethora of advanced manufacturing processes, robots and data as a core part of their operations. There are emerging startups who are […]


Process, R&D

Beyond Production – How 3D Printing is Advancing Business Transformation

June 19, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Additive Manufacturing or 3D Printing refers to the set of processes used for manufacturing physical objects directly from a digital model. It utilizes raw materials added one layer at a time, undergoing various processes to create a finished product without […]


Design &Planning, Process, R&D

Sneak Peek: Predictive Maintenance Buying Intent in Manufacturing

June 1, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Aberdeen’s new Prospect Monitoring Service identifies active researchers in any defined market, on any topic of interest. It provides continuous insight powered by a repository of over 100 billion content consumption events annually across a consortium of over 30,000 websites. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

GE Healthcare’s sales, profits up in Q1

April 20, 2018

Via: Mass Device

GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) posted gains to its top and bottom lines during the first quarter, as its corporate parent topped Wall Street’s earnings forecast despite lower-than-expected sales. Little Chalfont, U.K.-based GE Healthcare posted profits of $735 million for the three […]


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Blockchain in Manufacturing: Prospect Monitoring – A Sneak Peek

February 21, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Aberdeen’s new Prospect Monitoring Service identifies active researchers in any defined market, on any topic of interest. It provides continuous insight powered by a repository of over 100 billion content consumption events annually across a consortium of over 3,500 websites. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Predicting future trends for manufacturing workforce in 2018

January 10, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Matters

As industry experts draft their annual forecasts for the new year, the escalating skills gaps and difficulty recruiting and retaining skilled workers are some of the most talked about topics among the manufacturing pundits. It will also be one of […]


Process, R&D

Decoding ‘Industry 4.0’

December 26, 2017

Via: MFRTech

It may seem early to most of you, but we editors here at Plastics Technology are already hard at work preparing for NPE2018, the giant plastics show coming up May 7-11 in Orlando, Fla. In doing even the most preliminary […]


Design &Planning, Process

Adding Sustainability and Quality to EH&S for Manufacturing

December 6, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The field of EH&S has increasingly brought global sustainability into the fold.  Management-level EH&S leaders are the environmental stewards of the corporate world, and are increasingly responsible for designing and implementing strategies to take companies beyond compliance. These initiatives involve […]