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Manufacturers Post Mixed Results in Going Digital
Advanced Manufacturing Now
June 5, 2019
 
Marchionne's FCA Successors Attempt the Kind of Merger He Always Sought
Marchionne's FCA Successors Attempt the Kind of Merger He Always Sought
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler until he died in July 2018, always sought a big merger. It was his last piece of unfinished business. The late executive's successors are taking up the mantle. Fiat Chrysler is proposing a "50/50" merger with France's Renault. FCA claims a combination of the automakers can save money and invest efficiently in electric and self-driving vehicles. For the former Chrysler Corp., the gambit is the latest soap opera.
Olympus DSX510 Digital Microscope: High Resolution, Guaranteed Accuracy
Olympus DSX510 Digital Microscope: High Resolution, Guaranteed Accuracy
Olympus’ DSX510 digital microscopes capture high-resolution images with guaranteed measurement accuracy with just one click. Easily choose the best image for your application by switching between brightfield (BF), darkfield (DF), BF/DF mix, differential interference contrast, and polarized observation. View images captured using each method side-by-side to choose the best option.

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How to Go About Harmonizing New Manufacturing Technology
How to Go About Harmonizing New Manufacturing Technology
Before harmonizing new technology onto the manufacturing floor, critical steps include determining the business problems to be solved and securing buy-in from all stakeholders, industry leaders said recently during an AeroDef conference panel talk in Long Beach, Calif. As part of the harmonization process, open standards and open-source software need to be embraced to help offset the costs and reduce the risks associated with proprietary software solutions.
The Evolution of Connected Worker: Top 5 Things You Need Know
The Evolution of Connected Worker: Top 5 Things You Need Know
This webinar you will hear about the emerging trends and breakthroughs in the Connected Worker space from some of the top thought leaders in industrial transformation.

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Manufacturers Post Mixed Results in Adopting Digital Tech, Survey Says
Manufacturers Post Mixed Results in Adopting Digital Tech, Survey Says
Manufacturers participating in a survey indicated mixed progress in adopting digital factory technologies. “The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) has been met with both enthusiasm and fence-sitting,” consulting firm PwC and the Manufacturing Institute said in a report. The institute is part of the National Association of Manufacturers.
Advanced Threats, Tips and Strategies for Today's Manufacturer
Advanced Threats, Tips and Strategies for Today's Manufacturer
This webinar will discuss advanced threats that are targeting manufactures today and will share manufacturing specific statistics found from our very own internal security analytics team. Also what’s at risk with Industry 4.0 and IIoT. Finally, strategies for ensuring that your assets, networks, intellectual property and product downtime are all secure from threats.

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The Role of Measurement Systems in Manufacturing
The Role of Measurement Systems in Manufacturing
Measurement and inspection processes are becoming faster, more accurate, and more productive. In this podcast, Alan Rooks, editor in chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, talks with Frank Powell, product manager, grinder products for Marposs Inc. about where measurement and inspection systems fit during the production process, why the reputation measurement systems have for being very complicated is not true anymore, and how Marposs is positioning itself for the transition to Industry 4.0.
The time to move to digital is NOW!
The time to move to digital is NOW!
Read the whitepaper Digital Transformation, the Present, and the Future of Your Manufacturing Business to learn how starting your transformation now will result in more a reliable business in the future.

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Mazak Expands Spindle Rebuild Center in Kentucky
Mazak Expands Spindle Rebuild Center in Kentucky
Mazak said it has expanded its spindle rebuild department. The company said the move will improve efficiency and quality in OEM-factory-certified spindle rebuild services. The expanded and newly updated department, which will now be located in the South Building on Mazak’s Kentucky manufacturing campus in Florence.
Machine as a Service: How machine data will transform the procurement process of industrial machinery
Machine as a Service: How machine data will transform the procurement process of industrial machinery
Join this webinar to learn how Steamchain developed its “Secure Transaction Engine for Automated Machinery” (STEAM) product in order to create the industry’s first automated business process platform for deploying Machine-as-a-Service solutions.

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Doosan Draws a Big Crowd at DIMF 2019
Doosan Draws a Big Crowd at DIMF 2019
Doosan Machine Tools hosted a record number of attendees from 50 countries at the 2019 edition of the Doosan International Machine Tool Fair (DIMF) held recently in Changwon, South Korea. A total of 80 machines were on display, including 38 new or upgraded models.
sigPOD Improves Quality on the Engine Assembly Line
sigPOD Improves Quality on the Engine Assembly Line
Read this white-paper about the details of the valve tappet set and check processes and learn how Sciemetric’s sigPOD gave the manufacturer the visibility, accuracy and reliability they needed to minimize operator intervention, restore quality to the engine assembly line, and apply data analysis for continuous improvement.

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Trump Threatens Mexico With Tariffs, May Have Big Impact on Manufacturing
Trump Threatens Mexico With Tariffs, May Have Big Impact on Manufacturing
President Donald Trump says he plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican imports and that could rise to 25 percent by October. Trump says the tariffs will be put into effect unless Mexico helps stop the flow of immigrants to the U.S. coming through Mexico, according to The New York Times. "The move capped a furious month of cross-border tariff threats that has rattled investors and raised economists’ concerns about a slowdown in global growth," the Times said. "Full tariff escalation could also hasten what data suggest is a global slowdown in manufacturing, imperiling growth here and abroad."
 
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