Tag: traditional manufacturing

Design & Planning, Process

Want to Reduce Energy Use in Manufacturing? Try 3D Printing

November 8, 2021

Via: Design News

This is part two of a three-part series on the sustainability of 3D printing. The first article was Time for Clean Production Methods? 3D Printing Could Be the Solution. Part two looks at the use of energy in the additive […]

Process, Production

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $383.8M in October, Up 3.7% from September

December 14, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $383.8 million in October 2020, an increase of 3.7% from September 2020, and the highest dollar value since December 2019, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT – The Association […]

Process, R & D

Trends for 3D Printing in Manufacturing

September 24, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is one of the most revolutionary technologies to come to the industry. While it has yet to surpass traditional manufacturing techniques, it’s well on its way to becoming mainstream. More and more manufacturers are adopting […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Overcoming Internal Resistance to Additive Manufacturing

September 4, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Back in the 1980s, Motorola was exploring adopting the then-emerging digital technology for cellphones. Its engineers, however, resisted the move. They were so entrenched in analog technology — much of it developed by Motorola itself — that they couldn’t see […]

Process, Production

Why traditional manufacturing theories dont work

October 23, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

Complexity and variability are the new norm in modern business. Changing customer behaviour, shorter product lifecycles and a rising complexity in global supply chains is making life increasingly difficult for production planners. Here, Roger Fleury, Managing Director of resource management […]