day : 04/12/2017 2 results

S10-E20: ISM hits 58.2 and CMI hits 56.6 – Still Strong in High Territory

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss a very strong Purchasing Manager's Index number and the in-depth report behind it, followed by Dr. Chris Kuehl, Partner at Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist for the FMA International with solid insight into the Credit Manager's Index and some additional comments on the economy and federal government activity impacting manufacturing ...

Increasing the Speed of 3D Printing: Manufacturing Industry Benefits

There have been a few major aspects of modern Additive Manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, which held it back from having a monumental impact on the manufacturing industry. Speed, variety of materials and quality have kept smaller manufacturers from investing in the technology. However, with a recent breakthrough from the University of Michigan has the potential to dramatically reduce the time in which it takes to print components without impacting quality. The new algorithm takes ...