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Category: R & D


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R & D

Change of Process Improves Long Term Vehicle Durability at Porsche

May 5, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Porsche AG has developed a new production process at its headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Germany in collaboration with Tesa SE. Using this process, the holes in the car body, which are necessary for corrosion prevention, can now be sealed much more […]


Process, R & D

Turning Automotive Manufacturing Upside-down

April 29, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The rate of progress in additive manufacturing with plastics is little short of staggering. In a few years, it has gone from being an exotic plaything for crazy inventors and well-funded research laboratories, all the way to a major disruptive […]


Process, Production, R & D

Cooperation to Transform Manufacturing by Enabling Scaled Deployment of AI

April 27, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Google Cloud and Siemens have announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions […]


Process, R & D

Ford, ExOne collaboration generates additive manufacturing breakthrough

April 26, 2021

Via: Plant Services

The fruits of Ford’s commitment to additive innovation shine bright when looking at the results of a project it co-funded with ExOne. The goal of the collaboration was to bring together a team of engineers, material scientists and manufacturing experts […]


Process, Production, R & D

Rockwell and Comau to unify robot control

April 22, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Rockwell and Comau are joining forces to maximise manufacturing efficiencies through unified robot control solutions. “Industrial companies are looking for efficient ways to integrate robotics into their operations for process optimization and agility,” says Rockwell’s Blake Moret, “Rockwell Automation’s collaboration […]


Process, R & D

Why food packagers need to trust AI – It is time for food packagers to embrace smart technologies

April 19, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

A survey by McKinsey states that the adoption of automated technologies in the food and beverage industry is relatively slow compared to other sectors, with only 48 per cent of manufacturers considering themselves ready for Industry 4.0. Here, Claudia Jarrett, […]


Process, R & D

Digital 3D Measurement Processes Empowering Manufacturing Event

April 19, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Innovmetric has announced its online PolyWorks Conference Live event (April 28-29, 2021), which will show the digital transformation of 3D measurement processes, enabled by the PolyWorks 2021 digital platform solutions. “The world has gone digital in a revolutionary way. But […]


Process, R & D

A moving platform for 3D printing can cut waste, costs

April 8, 2021

Via: Today's Medical Developments

3D printing has the potential to revolutionize product design and manufacturing in a vast range of fields – from custom components for consumer products, to 3D printed dental products and bone and medical implants that could save lives. However, the […]


Process, R & D

Research Reveals Pandemic Effect on Industry 4.0 and Reshoring

April 6, 2021

Via: Design News

A recent BDO survey of 100 manufacturing CFOs shows that the pandemic accelerated the adoption of Industry 4.0. Manufacturers put the focus on innovating and stabilizing the supply chain. “The pandemic has been a catalyst for technological change,” Eskander Yavar, […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R & D

Additive in Space – Cost Reduction in Aerospace Through Additive Manufacturing

March 31, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Spacecraft are developed on Earth, tested, fully assembled and transported in one piece by a launch vehicle to their respective places of operation. Each component must be designed to withstand the high loads of the launch phase. In most cases, […]