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Revolutionary Concept Coming To Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing has created a lot of buzz throughout the manufacturing industry. But traditional 3d printing still has some draw backs that kept it in the realm of rapid prototyping. With the implementation of metal powder material for additive manufacturing, the potential of 3d printing began fully being recognized. Still, the cost was high for these machines and being strictly an ...

When will the Internet finally be accessible all over the world?

Facebook Taking the Internet to New Heights The world wide web isn't exactly worldwide just yet. Nearly 40% of the world's population still has no access to the internet and this is a serious problem. The internet brings with it the largest source of information the world has ever seen, bringing this information to underdeveloped countries could have a profound impact on the lives of those ...

Cradle to Cradle Manufacturing

Reducing waste is an important goal for many manufacturers today. Less waste equals less wasted money. This is the motivating factor behind many manufacturers efforts to go green. Cradle to Cradle design (Cradle to Cradle, C2C, cradle 2 cradle, or regenerative design) is a biomimetic approach to the design of products and systems keeping the environment in mind. It models human industry on ...

Internet users’ could loose privacy, agency warns us about Cybersecurity bill

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday said a controversial new surveillance bill could sweep away “important privacy protections”, a move that bodes ill for the measure’s return to the floor of the Senate this week. The latest in a series of failed attempts to reform cybersecurity, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (Cisa) grants broad latitude to tech companies, ...

Women In Manufacturing: Leaving Talent on the Table

There is a widening skills gap that continues to plague the manufacturing industry. Businesses continue to struggle to find skilled employees to fill retiring baby-boomers positions as well as employment opportunities' throughout the entire supply chain. There was a study released last week, "Minding the Manufacturing Gender Gap" that shows there is an entire part of the workforce that has been ...

Chinese Government Attempts to Rebrand “Made in China” Products

The manufacturing industry is going through some extreme changes as new developments in technology and automation  make their mark. This is a global phenomena, and innovation and creative collaboration is at the root of it all. Not only are American and western manufacturers investing in new technology to change the perception of the manufacturing industry, China has been taking a look at their ...

USS Zumwalt: The Next Generation of U.S. Navy Destroyers

The USS Zumwalt, the U.S. Navy's first ship of the DDG 1000 multi-mission destroyer class, has just received its twin fixed pitch propellers manufactured by Rolls-Royce. This is a huge day for the most advanced destroyer ever to hit the water. The delivery of these massive propellers marks the completion of the power and propulsion system which will allow for testing to commence soon. Rolls-...

Manufacturers and Cyber Security: What You Need To Know

The increasing threat of a cyber attack is weighing heavily on manufacturers. In recent years, these cyber attacks have been on the rise and damage that they are causing is becoming ever more costly. Manufacturers have a lot to lose from these kinds of attacks, plans and trade secrets are mainly all stored on a cloud system or some kind of server which all are susceptible to cyber attacks. As ...

Modern Manufacturing & Sustainability

Modern manufacturing facilities often share a common goal, to produce their products efficiently while also producing as little waste as possible. Scrap and waste takes money directly out of the manufacturers pocket. A manufacturer that practices sustainable manufacturing processes will be more efficient while also becoming more desirable to consumers. Sustainable manufacturing brings with is so ...

Remanufacturing: A New Life For an Old Machine

Remanufacturing is bringing new life to outdated machines. This process of reverse engineering and replacing key components lets a manufacturer update their legacy equipment which saves money while also being the environmentally friendly option. Remanufacturing is more sustainable than recycling because it requires less new parts but also gives the manufacturer the updated machine they need. ...