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Category: R&D


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

BMW, Daimler seek to save $8B each from shared platforms, reports say

March 15, 2019

Via: Automotive News

FRANKFURT — BMW and Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler are in talks to cooperate in developing vehicle platforms for electric cars in a move that could save each automaker at least 7 billion euros ($7.91 billion), Sueddeutsche Zeitung and Auto Bild reported. […]


Process, R&D

Desktop Metal: embracing innovation with 3D printing

March 13, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Revolutionising traditional sectors, such as healthcare, food manufacturing and most notably, the automotive sector, the global market for 3D printing and services is expected to grow to almost US$50bn by 2025. Metal 3D printing, in particular, houses widespread applications in […]


Process, R&D

TrakRap: Embracing industry 4.0 in the manufacturing industry

March 11, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TrakRap, Martin Leeming, believes that industry 4.0 is prioritised heavily at his company. “It’s massive for us. I suppose you can argue that we’re unfortunate because we’re coming into an already established industry of end […]


Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D, Workforce Development

South Dakota: A city with huge manufacturing potential

March 8, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

In South Dakota, a symbiosis of leaders in education, business and state and local governments is harmonising to educate the next generation of savvy high-tech leaders and connect this eager talent pool to a new breed of companies that are […]


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

Car industry will be big 5G customer down the road, says SEAT

February 25, 2019

Via: Reuters

The deployment of 5G promises to link everything from vehicles to household devices but will require prodigious investment and the telecoms industry is trying to agree on if and how 5G can facilitate enough innovations to be profitable. Luca de […]


Process, R&D

Exploiting Big Data and analytics to improve productivity in manufacturing

February 22, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

By applying lean tools and techniques and empowering the shop floor we have seen real improvements in manufacturing performance. However, with the rise of the connected and integrated shop floor we are now seeing a new revolution in factory productivity. […]


Process, R&D

Collaboration is key for Europe’s advanced manufacturing and technology (AMT) companies

February 19, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

The latest Pacesetters report found that minority stakes are shown to be increasingly popular with Europe’s fast-growing AMT businesses, with 89% having invested in this way over the past three years. The results were higher than any other sector, showing […]


Process, R&D

To maximise automation, manufacturers must integrate business apps

February 15, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

As automation plays an ever-greater role in the manufacturing industry, many people imagine teams of robots on an assembly line turning raw materials into useful products. While this image is not inaccurate, it offers only a partial view of what’s […]


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

Carbon and Automobili Lamborghini partner to digitally manufacture autoparts at scale

February 11, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Carbon, the world’s leading Digital Manufacturing Platform, has announced its strategic partnership with Italian sportscar giant Lamborghini. Based in Silicon Valley, Carbon brings together innovations in software, hardware, and molecular science to deliver industry-leading digital manufacturing solutions. Lamborghini’s first production […]


Process, R&D

Jump starting digital transformation in manufacturing

February 8, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Manufacturing has always been an industry which harnesses technology in order to deliver greater efficiency and productivity. It’s a trend which we’re set to see increase especially as more manufacturers adopt digital technologies and Industry 4.0 gains traction. In fact, […]