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Weekly Wrap Up for November 9th, 2018

The ISM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business, presented by Anthony Nieves, ISM committee chair for this report, is the ISM’s compilation of information that covers 88% of the U.S. economy, generally known as the services sector. OSHA’s Top 10 Violations For 2018 Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the agency’s top 10 ...

Mitsubishi Develops New Additive Manufacturing Platform

Two divisions of the Japanese automotive manufacturer, Mitsubishi, have announced that they will be making their way into the 3D printing industry. Mitsubishi Electric has announced the development of a new process for metal 3D printing, while Mitsubishi Chemical plans on introducing a series of materials. Mitsubishi’s new additive manufacturing technique is known as “dot forming technol...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations For 2018

Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the agency’s top 10 violations for the fiscal year of 2018 at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Houston, Texas. The presentation was given to a standing room only crowd of safety professionals and experts. While the list is very similar to previous years, one standard saw its first ...

Calsonic Kansei Buys Fiat Chrysler’s Auto Parts Unit For $7.1 Billion

Japan’s Calsonic Kansei, a company owned by the private U.S. equity firm KKR, has agreed to purchase Fiat Chrysler’s Magneti Marelli for €6.2 billion ($7.1 billion). This deal will form the seventh largest independent car parts supplier across the world. This is the first major deal by the new CEO of the FCA, Mike Manley, who took over the company in July after the death of the long-ru...

Concrete Structure Successfully 3D Printed by Robot Swarm

Researchers working for the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore have developed a system that can pave the way for a robot “swarm” to 3D print buildings. This collection of robots would behave like a colony of ants working as a team to produce an elaborate structure. As of now, it is difficult for additive manufacturing devices to create a structure much bigger than the printer ...

New Solar Energy Storage System Developed by Chalmers University of Technology

A team of researchers working for the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has made amazing progress in developing a molecule that will make it possible to store solar energy for later use. Their research was presented about a year ago, as they had discovered a molecule which contained carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen. This unique molecule has the capability of transforming into an ...

Weekly Wrap Up for September 28th, 2018

Bryan Sapot, Director of Sales and CEO of SensrTrx discusses some of the nuances of equipment efficiency based on true availability with Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. After listening to this show, you may discover hidden pockets of equipment availability than can improve you workflow and output, and learn how to schedule downtime so it has the least impact on your ...

SFA Explores MFG Day

Three journeys to close the MFG skills gap explored Shop Floor Automations (SFA), as an official endorser of MFG Day, shares stories of customers who are always looking for ways to close the manufacturing industry skills gap. We wanted to take a moment to highlight three people we have worked with in 2018 and talk about special ways they are helping the MFG skills gap. Customer: ...

Weekly Wrap Up for September 21st, 2018

Manufacturing Talk Radio senior correspondent Norbert Ore discusses 18 surveys he follows in countries across the globe, as well as many regional surveys in the U.S. to get a forward feel for the mood of manufacturing as seen from new orders and the supply chain. Manufacturers can participate in this survey and gain access to two forward-looking reports each month for free as survey respond...