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Process, Production

Molex Expands Vietnam Manufacturing Plant

September 30, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, today announced it is expanding its existing manufacturing operations in Hanoi to include a new 16,000 square meter facility. The company expects the expansion will support over 200 new jobs in advanced […]


Process, Production

1.2A stepper driver in 4x4mm package needs no external sense resistor

September 29, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

“It is well suited for constant-current control stepper motor applications including those found in office automation, commercial and industrial equipment. It is also suited for surveillance cameras and projectors,” said Toshiba. Named TB67S549FTG, its internal constant-current control does not require […]


Process, Production

Helmee Imaging Adds Automotive Manufacturing Expert to BOD

September 28, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Helmel Imaging, developers of a quality intelligence platform for the inspection of high gloss curved parts in the automotive and consumer electronics sectors, recently announced the appointment of Gary Johnson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Johnson brings decades of […]


Process, R & D

Igus Places a Strategic Bet on Low-Cost Robotics

September 27, 2022

Via: Design News

In many ways, the idea of igus introducing robots seems obvious. The company supplies a wide range of components for robot manufacturers. All that was missing in the company inventory was a motor and control system. “We had to develop […]


Process, R & D

Future of Manufacturing Powered By Data and Analytics

September 26, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Manufacturing industry is on the verge of a data‑driven revolution. Companies are collaborating in hyperconnected value networks, using data‑and‑analytics applications to drive productivity, develop new customer experiences and improve the societal and environmental impact of companies. This technological advance has […]


Process, R & D

Siemens Digital and UMC develop 3D IC technologies

September 23, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

UMC plans to soon offer this new flow to customers. By stacking silicon die or chiplets on top of each other in a single packaged device, companies can achieve the functionality of multiple devices on the same or smaller chip […]


Logistics, Process

FedEx Earnings Report to Detail How It Deals With Lower Demand

September 22, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

FedEx Corp. FDX -2.64%▼ said a slowdown in the global economy has hurt its business. Investors, analysts and customers said they are seeking clarity on how much the company’s own operating strategies are contributing to the problem and how it […]


Logistics, Process

Record Ocean Shipping Costs Add to Auto Industry’s Supply Chain Woes

September 21, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The car industry, already grappling with a shortage of semiconductors, is now seeing another source of supply chain concern: a lack of ships. Earnings for freighters that move autos and industrial machines across the globe have surged to about $80,000 […]


Process, R & D

Got Variability? Manufacturing AI Can Tame It

September 20, 2022

Via: Design News

Manufacturers know variability is a big problem. But sometimes they don’t know how big. Manufacturing variability isn’t just an isolated anomaly. It’s a tangible and often widening gap between the intended objectives of a process and the actual result. It […]


Design & Planning, Process

Avoid “Over-Engineering” In Machining Parts Design

September 19, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Over engineering actually refers to and is associated with inefficient products, services, infrastructure, buildings, facilities and machines, whose development, maintenance and operation costs are too high. We can name the above items as over writing, over drawing, or over engineering, […]


Process, R & D

Future of Connectivity In Manufacturing Industry

September 16, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Many economists are expecting the US economy continue to grow in 2022. The government’s recently adopted climate and healthcare package is driving demand for capital goods. In addition, companies are shifting production back to the US. Demand is correspondingly broad-based: […]


Process, Production

Manufacturing Output Increases for Second Straight Month

September 15, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. factory production rose slightly in August as resilient business investment more than offset a pullback in the output of consumer goods, consistent with steady manufacturing activity. The 0.1% increase in manufacturing output last month followed an auto-fueled 0.6% July […]


Logistics, Process

Schneider Electric and HP Disrupt Traditional Manufacturing with New Metal Jet S100 Solution for More Resilient Supply Chain

September 13, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is joining HP Inc. at the 2022 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), to announce the commercial availability of its Metal Jet S100 Solution. Accelerating innovative designs […]


Process, Quality Control

Multisensor CMM Drives Fast Production Line Quality Control

September 12, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Since the first Lotus car was built in 1948, the company has been a beacon in the automotive industry for the design and manufacture of high performance cars born out of legendary success on the racetrack. The latest sports car, […]


Process, Production

Optomec and Acme Manufacturing Showcase the Industry’s First Fully Automated Work Cell for the Additive Repair of Turbine Parts

September 9, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Optomec Inc., a leader in 3D metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions and Acme Manufacturing, the global leader of robotic material removal systems, will showcase an industry first, fully automated work cell initially optimized for repairing aviation compressor blades made of […]


Process, R & D

Eliminating Risks Before Introducing News Technologies Into Smart Manufacturing Operations

September 6, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Audi uses its Production Lab (P-Lab) to identify new and innovative technologies and reliably integrate them into production sequences. In Gaimersheim, just a few minutes drive from Audi’s Ingolstadt plant, experts under P-Lab director Henning Löser test the suitability of […]


Process, R & D

Additive Manufacturing – Is It Right For You?

August 31, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

With advances in 3D printing machines and a huge array of printing materials on the market, many sectors in manufacturing are already benefiting from the implementation of additive manufacturing (AM). However, while manufacturing companies have experimented with AM for the […]


Logistics, Process

Port of Port Arthur Plans for $20 Million Expansion in 2023-24

August 30, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Port of Port Arthur, Texas, will receive $13.6 million in a federal USDOT grant that port officials say will significantly upgrade the East Texas facility during the next year. Along with spending an additional $7 million in local money, port […]


Process, R & D

Using Artificial Intelligence To Control Digital Manufacturing

August 30, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Scientists and engineers are constantly developing new materials with unique properties that can be used for 3D printing, but figuring out how to print with these materials can be a complex, costly conundrum. Often, an expert operator must use manual […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Mammoth Freighters Signs Agreement with Aspire MRO to Perform 777 Conversions and Maintenance

August 29, 2022

Via: ASD News

Mammoth Freighters LLC (“Mammoth”) is pleased to announce the company has signed a multi-year contract with Aspire MRO (“Aspire”) to perform Passenger-to-Freighter conversions and maintenance related work for the Mammoth 777-200LRMF and 777-300ERMF freighter programs. Located at the Alliance Airport […]