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How 3D Printing Helps Manufacturing Operations?
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3D printing localizes production, which cuts down on carbon footprint and shipping costs associated with it. When products are manufactured using plastic powder or dust, the products are also 100% recyclable. FREMONT, CA: Majority manufacturers...

Balancing CNC Machining and 3D Printing for Metal Parts
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Greg Thompson, Global Product Manager, 3D Printing –Protolabs

Designing metal parts? By incorporating both CNC machining and metal 3D printing into your manufacturing toolbox, you not only enjoy far greater flexibility in part design, but also gain the ability to procure them in less time and more...

Innovation with the Four Phases of Shop Floor Management
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Joe Roy-Mayhew, Director, Materials, Markforged

Innovation. Many companies talk about it, the market around it, create slogans incorporating it. But change is not just a sound bite, and it’s not easy. Despite the rhetoric, most companies equate innovation to risk, preferring to take a...

Integrated CAD/CAM Software Inspired by the Needs of Tooling Engineers
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Carol Zampell, Vice President, Software Engineering, 3D Systems

As technology has become an integral part of our lives – both personal and professional – it has transformed the way we operate. Many things move faster and at a lower cost, such as information flow, digital content, and physical...

The Missing Link for 3D Printing
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Tyler Benster, Co-Founder and General Partner, Asimov Ventures

3D printing, the technology that promises to make objects of any shape you dream up, has a dirty secret: most additively manufactured (3D printed) parts underperform their traditionally manufactured counterparts. How can this possibly be, you...

Where is the Future of 3D Printing Heading in Textile?
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Seth Pychewicz, CTO, ZIP Fit Denim

We live in an age where the trendy reality of skinny jeans won’t die out anytime soon; and, the reality of purchasing apparel online is a growing trend. Technological innovation has and will continue to change the way consumers purchase,...

Digitalization is Redefining Manufacturing for the Healthcare Industry
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Jan Siefert, Vice President Operations, Dentsply Sirona

A digital transformation has taken place in manufacturing, which is already impacting the healthcare industry. Manufacturers, their customers, and ultimately, patients are all benefiting from recent technology developments around digitalization....

Robotics, a Ground-Breaking Technology Transforming the Perceptions of Construction
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Artificial Intelligence, its improved efficiency, and collaborative features can help to develop automated processes and address labor shortages in construction projects. FREMONT, CA: The construction industry is presently being...

Find out the Engineering Advances in Industry 4.0
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FREMONT, CA – The innovative technologies of Industry 4.0 have revolutionized the manufacturing sector, augmenting operational processes, computational workflows, and engineering design tools. The digital transformation facilitated by the...

Potential of Immersive Technologies in the Manufacturing Industry
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FREMONT, CA: Despite the tremendous automation and its massive potential, there is a wide range of tasks unaffected from these advancements. Technologies like augmented reality (AR)and virtual reality (VR) are yet to be leveraged for their...

Refining Electronics Manufacturing
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FREMONT, CA: A smart factory environment represents a leap from traditional automation to a fully connected and flexible system which can use a constant stream of data from connected operations to learn and adapt to new demands. Connectivity...

Photoneo will soon launch 3D machine vision innovation at Automate 2019
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Photoneo has announced to release its latest machine vision innovations and three-dimensional scanners at Automate 2019. The new release includes a web application called Bin Picking Studio, which is a software used to automate the bin picking...

2D, 3D, and CT Imaging Technology to Keep the Production Line Safe
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Identifying the manufacturing defects has long been a concern for companies, but the conventional methods often appear to be expensive and complicated. Aegis Software, a provider of Manufacturing Execution Software or MES has announced merger...

Is SOLIDWORKS xDesign© with the 3DEXPERIENCE© The X factor for Future Innovation?
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

David G. Sherburne, Director, Carestream

This April, I attended an eclectic conference in Scottsdale AZ, on the future of engineering software and was treated to a nice review of the current beta version of Dassault Systèmes xDesign© app and also had a small peek at the...

Using Machine Learning Technology to Predict Additive Manufacturing Errors
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Additive manufacturing (AM) has opened up new possibilities for manufacturing functional parts and objects with reduced costs and time. In future AM can be used by astronauts to produce required tools and parts in outer space. In medical sciences,...

Digitalization of the Construction Industry
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Sameer Purao, CIO, Austin Industries

Construction is a $10 trillion global industry, but it’s plagued by paper based inefficient processes and low productivity. Large projects across asset classes typically take 20 percent longer to finish than scheduled and are up to 80...

The Social Drive of Retail
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Gene Ku, Chairman, Mobovida, LLC

This article is for any brand or organization producing a physical product or consumer good open to the possibility of exploring a new possible paradigm shift in the product development and marketing process. With the seismic shift in retail in...

3D Printing in Education: Coping with the Decline of Student Interest in Science
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Tan Hoang, 3Dponics Inc.

Science and innovation have always been the key drivers of a country's economic expansion. And while the U.S has historically been a leader in these fields, over the past few years, the lack of student interest in science, technology,...

3D Printing to Revolutionize the Chemical Supply Chain
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Rachel Gordon, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx

The massive growth in the use and applications of 3D Printers is driving growth in the market for 3D Printing materials. 3D Printing is changing the way we manufacture, disrupting the whole chemical supply chain. New ways of formulating and...

Integrated Quality Systems Requires Integrated Technology
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Donovan Hardenbrook, Director, Global Quality Management Systems, Littelfuse [NASDAQ:LFUS]

By 2018, over 1.5 million organizations will have transitioned to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. In today’s highly competitive world, being certified to ISO 9001 not only makes business sense but is a requirement for doing business on a...