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Metallic Glass Breakthrough Opens New Doors For Advanced Robotics

Modern robotic systems have a limit to their precision and mobility which stems from their gears. If a gear fails it can be the difference between a working robot and a hunk of metal with some fancy computers inside. NASA is taking on the challenge of creating a new class of gears that can help their rovers push on through the harsh conditions found on other planetary bodies and it has peaked the ...

SCYTEC is more in sync with MTCONNECT than ever

An MTConnect Data Viewer is one of DataXchange’s many new features Shop Floor Automations, an authorized reseller of Scytec’s DataXchange, is very excited about the changes that the shop floor software is undergoing. With the latest Version 2016.10.03 updates, there are many features to enjoy. New features include an MTConnect Data Viewer, which is a testament to DataXchange’s ...

Weekly Wrap Up for December 9th, 2016

Jim Wall, Executive Director of NIMS, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills talks with Manufacturing Talk Radio about the 52 distinct NIMS skill certifications including stamping, press break, roll forming, laser cutting, machining, tool and die making and other precision metalworking skills for modern manufacturing employees, followed by Russ Green, Executive Vice President and ...

Historic Agreement Reached: OPEC Will Cut Oil Production

For the first time since 2008 the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to cut crude output. The deal comes after the November 30th OPEC meeting which took place in Vienna, Austria. After numerous failed attempts, this most recent meeting was a welcomed surprise. Not only will OPEC cut output by 1 million barrels a day, Non-OPEC Russia will also join the output reducti...

Brainchild of an NAM Member

The following article was originally published in NAM's Member Focus Magazine. Manufacturers are multi-skilled, creative and passionate, to say the least. Enter New Jersey manufacturer Lew Weiss. Weiss, seeking a new way to grow his business, awoke in the middle of the night and blurted out, “Radio!” The next morning, Weiss called his company’s vice president, Tim Grady, and said, ...

Manufacturing Events With MFG Talk Radio

It's a busy week for MFG Talk Radio and today were at NJIT as they host the opening ceremony for New Jersey's Manufacturing Week. We could not be more excited to be a part of this important event on Monday September 28th.  NJIT is doing a wonderful thing for the industry by helping educate the public on the vast opportunities that are available in manufacturing. Later in the day MFG Talk ...

MFG Talk Radio At The 2015 Woman in Manufacturing Summit

Click here to watch the interviews! Tim & Lew, hosts of Manufacturing Talk Radio were in Minneapolis, MN at the Women in Manufacturing 2015 summit, conducting interviews with Genn Marshall, Allison Grealis, Haley Stevens. Mary Ann Pacelli and other luminaries in manufacturing. The WiM organization, as well as their annual summit is vital for the future of the manufacturing industry. There ...

MFG Day One Month Away

There's less than a month left until MFG Day and manufacturers all over are starting to get excited about this tremendous manufacturing holiday. On October 2nd 2015 manufacturers will be hosting events to create excitement about the manufacturing industry and educate younger generations about the career opportunities manufacturing has to offer. This is an extremely important day where manufactu...

10 Interesting Manufacturing Facts:

For a while now people have underestimated the importance of the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing does so much for the economy and helps drive innovation. The industry has come so far from where it started. No more are manufacturing facilities dark, dirty and dangerous, now there is a focus on technology and innovation. These are some quick facts about the manufacturing industry that help ...

Women In Manufacturing Organization Growth STEP AHEAD

CLEVELAND, Ohio - If a group of people like Lisa Habe have their way, hundreds of more women will start working in manufacturing - from the C-suite to the front lines. The way this group sees it, it's still a male-dominated industry, and they want more women to consider jobs in the field that range from designing new products and making things, to running departments or the entire company. ...