Tag: innovations

Process, R & D

Eight ‘Digital Reality’ Start-Ups Secure Opportunity To Advance Manufacturing

November 7, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Eight of the most innovative manufacturing start-ups from across the globe have been announced by Hexagon as the second cohort of the Sixth Sense open innovation platform. The selected start-ups were invited to pitch by Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division from […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Musk Shows Off First Firing of Starship Raptor Engine

February 4, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Elon Musk on Sunday tweeted videos and pictures revealing the first firing of the new Raptor rocket engine that will power SpaceX’s prototype Starship, the vehicle designed to carry humans on quick hops across the world and eventually to Mars. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

How to Bridge the Skills Gap: Dassault Systèmes and Women in Manufacturing (WiM)

August 24, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

The manufacturing industry is facing tremendous growth over the next decade with close to 3.5 million new jobs opening up. It sounds like great news, but a skills gap—the inability for companies to find talented, skilled workers—will result in an […]

Process, R & D

Raytheon invests in advanced manufacturing for radar development

August 6, 2018

Via: PR Newswire

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced the opening of a $72 million, 30,000 square foot facility on its Andover, Mass.-based campus, which is now home to some of the industry’s leading innovations in manufacturing. […]

Design & Planning, Process

Gap announces sustainable manufacturing targets to save 10bn litres of water by 2020

March 20, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The American clothing retailer, Gap Inc., has set a sustainable manufacturing target to save 10bn litres of water by the end of 2020. The firm aims to improve its fabric mills and laundries to be more innovative and efficient as […]

Process, R & D

Nottingham University’s robotics research centre is complete

January 26, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The Advanced Manufacturing Building, located on the campus of the University of Nottingham, is complete. The £30mn (US$42.7mn) facility will focus high-tech and innovative 3D printing and robotics research, as it targets manufacturing of the future. The site will become […]

Process, R & D

New innovations in concrete may alter the future of manufacturing and construction

January 29, 2016

Via: Manufacturing Global

A new type of ‘de-icing’ concrete has been created, uning a small electric current which generates enough heat to melt ice and snow from its surface. Chris Tuan, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska, designed this product […]