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Category: R & D


Process, R & D

3D Laser Scanning To Digitalise All BMW Vehicle Manufacturing Plants

June 22, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

By early 2023, the BMW Group will have a digital scan of every one of its vehicle plants worldwide. In this way, the company is systematically merging the real and virtual worlds and tapping into the enormous potential for highly […]


Process, R & D

3 Ways Digital Transformation Is Changing the Industrial Sector for the Better

June 15, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Digital transformation in industry is continuing at a rapid pace, even in an uncertain market. These solutions and Industry 4.0 technology enable businesses to take full advantage of the data they collect by streamlining work, reducing the risk of error […]


Process, R & D

3D-printing robot enables sustainable construction

May 18, 2022

Via: Phys.org

The Bovay Civil Infrastructure Laboratory Complex, located in the basement of Thurston Hall, has a new tenant: a roughly 6,000-pound industrial robot capable of 3D printing the kind of large-scale structures that could potentially transform the construction industry, making it […]


Process, R & D

Google Cloud Manufacturing Solutions enable Smart Factories with Smarter Workers

May 18, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Today, manufacturers are advancing on their digital transformation journey, betting on innovative technologies like cloud and AI to strengthen competitiveness and deliver sustainable growth. Nearly two thirds of manufacturers already use cloud solutions, according to McKinsey. The actual work of […]


News, Process, R & D

Intel’s $15bn 2021 R&D spend

May 6, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

Intel continues to lead the R&D rankings, spending $15.2 billion on R&D last year., The top 10 raised spending 18% last year, and 21 companies invested $1 billion or more on R&D in 2021. Total R&D spending by semiconductor companies […]


Process, R & D

Boeing Names Northern Virginia Office Its Global Headquarters; Establishes Research & Technology Hub

May 5, 2022

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that its Arlington, Virginia campus just outside Washington, D.C. will serve as the company’s global headquarters. The aerospace and defense firm’s employees in the region support various corporate functions and specialize in advanced airplane development […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Process, R & D

Essentium Fast Tracks COVID-19 Breathalyzer Kiosk Development With High Speed Extrusion 3D Printing

April 28, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Essentium, Inc., a worldwide leader in industrial additive manufacturing (AM), today announced the Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSE™) 3D Printing Platform and industrial materials were used to conceptualize, design, prototype, and manufacture ten functional Worlds Protect COVID-19 breathalyzer kiosks in […]


Process, R & D

Stratasys’ First Sustainability Report Champions 3D Printing Climate Action, Social Impact, Commitment to ‘Mindful Manufacturing’

April 28, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS), a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, today announced it has published its inaugural report on environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities, following GRI (“Global Reporting Initiative”) Standards for sustainability reporting. The comprehensive report outlines the […]


Process, R & D

IIoT Platform Captures Data From Legacy Machines Simplifying Move to Industry 4.0

April 18, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Industrial automation manufacturer, Banner Engineering, has introduced Snap Signal, a new IIoT product line, that captures data from nearly any industrial machine’s device and converts it to a common protocol, enabling an upgrade to Industry 4.0 and higher productivity. Monitoring […]


Process, R & D

The Future of 3D Printing – Six Factors to Consider

April 14, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Here are six key trends which we think will have a major impact on the 3D printing industry and those using the technology in 2022 and beyond. 1. The New Era: Bigger, Faster and Cheaper 3D printing/AM technologies are developing […]