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Process, R & D

Five Smart Manufacturing Trends for 2021 and Beyond

February 24, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Smart products are more popular than ever. From smart watches to smart security systems, consumers have embraced these interconnected products that seamlessly deliver a variety of functions and capabilities, all customizable based on the data these devices capture about user […]


Process, R & D

Manufacturing in 2021: Creativity. Empowerment. Growth

February 17, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Even after exceptional disruption to organizations around the globe, the manufacturing sector closed out 2020 with its highest growth since 2018. The Institute for Supply Management’s Semi-annual Economic Forecast projects 2021 will bring economic improvement in manufacturing and services. With […]


Process, R & D

What is Industry 4.0? Know the Future of Changing Manufacturing

February 15, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Industry 4.0, also referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, is composed of robotic control, automation tools, and big data analytics that support efficient production and maneuver in any manufacturing sector. It not only augments the technology used but also […]


Process, Production, R & D

Shapeways Scales On-Demand Manufacturing to Meet Diverse 3D Printing Applications

February 10, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Shapeways, a leader in powering digital manufacturing, has reached important milestones in scaling its manufacturing solutions to meet diverse customer requirements worldwide. To date, the company has produced more than 20 million parts using 10 different printing technologies and 90 […]


Process, R & D

COVID Accelerates Manufacturing Digital Transformation

February 8, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has been raging since March this year. It has caused disruptions in several sectors, but none more so than the manufacturing industry. Supply chain disruptions, closure of factories—sometimes half a world away, and chaos in the sales […]


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

How 3D printed titanium motor nodes became a game-changer in e-bikes

January 27, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Motor nodes are one of the hardest e-bike parts to manufacture. When GSD Global turned to Sandvik’s experts in metal powder and additive manufacturing to 3D print their motor nodes in titanium, they found they could achieve a lighter, more […]


Process, R & D

How Technology Is Reinventing the Mining Industry

January 25, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Thanks to the availability of enhanced interpretation and multifaceted mining information, automation, and data, mining companies are dramatically improving the way individual sites operate. By using connected devices, robots, AI, and automation technologies, mining experts can delegate routine menial tasks […]


Process, R & D

Wireless Charging for Industry 4.0’s Mobile Robots

January 13, 2021

Via: Industry Today

To stay competitive in today’s markets and join the march towards Industry 4.0, manufacturers are investing in advanced mobile robotics throughout their factories and warehouses. With these mobile robots, manufacturers can boost operational efficiencies without increasing labor or costs. However, […]


Process, R & D

What does Industry 4.0 mean for US manufacturing

January 8, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is returning to the US, driven by a board-level reevaluation of supply chain risk due to Covid and trade disputes. Combine this with the high degree of automation that can now be realized in a modern manufacturing facility and […]


Process, R & D

4 Factors Driving Industrial AI Category Growth in 2021

January 6, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The years-long trend toward Industry 4.0, coupled with the pressures of 2020’s economic climate, have made one thing clear: the need to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t just accelerating; it’s become critical. And while many industrial organizations still lack expertise […]