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Metal 3D Printing: One Step Forward

Hopes are high that additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, will continue to advance in order to expand modern manufacturers capabilities. There is a host of companies out there doing their part to improve the technology and offer manufacturers equipment that can benefit their operation. One company in particular, Desktop Metal is doing incredible things for 3D printing technology ...

Hyperloop Takes Another Step Forward: Latest Test Was A Success

Aging infrastructure in the United States of America has slowed supply chains, causing the American manufacturing industry to suffer. Some of the rail lines that stretch across the country are even over a century old. However, Elon Musk's latest brainchild, the Hyperloop could be the next revolution in the industrial supply chain and even be an asset to passenger travel as well. Hyperloop One, ...

How to Protect your Manufacturing Business from Ransomware

Manufacturing is moving into the digital age quickly and this means the threat of a cyber attack is growing just as swiftly. Unfortunately when a business in any industry gets hit with a cyber attack it causes unplanned downtime that costs tons of money and could ultimately cripple a company. Currently, the most popular form of cyber attack is ransomware and it isn’t just the big manufacturers ...

Xometry: Tech Startup Bringing Manufacturing into the Digital Age

As the industry moves into the digital age,manufacturers are constantly searching for ways to stay ahead in an era of rapid technological advancement. Now thanks to BMW and GE, an industrial startup who has been referred to as the “Uber of manufacturing” secured millions in funding to accomplish that task. The two corporate giants along with Highland Capital Partners have put $15 million ...

Booth 1935 is WESTEC 2017’s Ultimate Productivity Destination

Shop Floor Automations will have plenty of hardware & software solutions for attendees at WESTEC La Mesa, CA (June 6th, 2016) - Shop Floor Automations (SFA) is thrilled to once again be attending WESTEC 2017. Their location at Booth 1935 will display software and hardware solutions to help manufacturers increase productivity, OEE, and profits without buying new machines or downsizing their ...

Rockwell Automation TechED 2017: Manufacturing Education

Rockwell Automation kicked off their TechED 2017 event this Sunday and this week-long training experience plays an important role as the manufacturing industry continues to advance. The Rockwell Automation TechED event trains end-users, system integrators, distributors, partners, machine builders and even Rockwell Automation’s own technical and sales staff on the latest products and technology ...

Alphabet Sells Boston Dynamics: SoftBank Takes Over

Alphabet finally found a buyer for Boston Dynamics. For a while now, speculation led many to believe Google was trying to sell their subsidiary. SoftBank, a solar and technology company based in Japan purchased the Boston Dynamics for an undisclosed sum and as part of this deal, they also bought Schaft, another one of Alphabet’s robotics firms. The company assures the public that Alphabet will ...

Digital Factory 2017: Manufacturing Technology & Innovation

It is no secret the manufacturing industry continues to rely more and more on new digital technologies. Businesses of all kinds are investing in these disruptive technologies at an incredible pace and it can be incredibly difficult to stay up to date with all of these trends. Thankfully events are being held all around the world to showcase the latest manufacturing technology, creating a forum ...

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies: Combining the Benefits of CNC Machining and 3D Printing

Somewhere in between conventional and 3D printing is a technology known throughout the industry as ‘Hybrid Manufacturing’. This form of manufacturing combines the unique production techniques of subtractive and additive manufacturing offering plenty of benefits for manufacturers. These two techniques used together deliver the precision of subtractive manufacturing while giving the freedom of ...

Manufacturing Takes Another Giant Leap Forward: Rapid Liquid Printing

Manufacturers of all kinds have benefited from the rapid advancement in 3D printing technology in so many different ways. From rapid prototyping to end use components, the technology continues to move forward and show even more potential along the way. Now, manufacturers may soon have another incredible piece of technology at their disposal, Rapid Liquid Printing. Rapid Liquid Printing takes ...