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Manufactures and 3D Printing: A Perfect Match

3D printing has been an exciting topic for manufacturers. They have long known of the technological ability to rapidly prototype and create small custom orders.   3d printing was at first a way to cut down time on prototyping and something that wasn't going to be produced on a mass scale, the technology, however, has been advancing at a rate where this may just be possible. New materials are ...

The Manufacturing Industry Is Facing A Skills Shortage: The Workforce Is Out There

The manufacturing industry has become a highly technical and advanced industry that makes use of the latest technologies available to stay competitive and continue to stay innovative. Still, manufactures continue to struggle to find and hire skilled employees. As well as the worsening skills gap, there is also severe gender inequality among the workforce. [1]Even though 47% of women make up the ...

Manufacturing: Not To Be Underestimated

Manufacturing has a weak public image. The thought that is conjured up when thinking of a manufacturing job is one that takes place in a dirty and unsafe factory. People instantly imagine lines of workers hovering over an assembly line doing mind numbing repetitive labor. The image has been forged from decades of these assumptions being a truth, but this is no longer what the manufacturing ...

Remanufacturing & Reverse Logistics: Saving money, The Environment and Your Image

The manufacturing industry has been trying to take advantage of all this new technology that is hitting the market each day. New technology can streamline a manufacturing process creating a more efficient way to construct a product. Also, manufacturers are taking advantage of new systems like the internet of things and other cloud software to gather as much data as possible to give them a clear ...

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 ...