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Regulations

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. […]


Process, Production

Q&A: Want to See More American-Made Stuff? Buy More American-Made Stuff.

May 10, 2018

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

While James Stuber was changing a burned out light bulb in his home one day in 2012, he had his own personal light bulb moment. “I took out the lightbulb to replace it and I looked at it and on […]


Process, R&D

Bringing Artificial Intelligence to the Masses

April 5, 2018

Via: Automation World

The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) for the manufacturing and processing industries has been discussed for several years now. And we’re seeing its application in a wide variety of areas, from industrial cybersecurity to robotics. However, outside of pre-packaged systems […]


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, Motorized Vehicle

Chinese automated drone taxi begins trails

February 16, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The manufacturing of the EHANG 184 “drone taxi” has reached the manned trial stage. The Chinese aerial vehicle manufacturer, EHANG, has developed a mode of transport similar in design to a quad-copter drone, but larger enough to fit a single […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

The launch of Falcon Heavy launches a new precedent for manufacturing

February 9, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

On 6 February, the Falcon Heavy rocket was launched. The rocket was launched by SpaceX from Florida, and stands as the largest in the world, in regards to payload. The rocket is capable of lifting up to 63,800kg into Low […]