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Boeing Announces Big 737 Max Charge
 
Advanced Manufacturing Now
July 24, 2019
 
Made for Speed: Team Penske Shows Off Machining From Mazak, BIG Kaiser
Made for Speed: Team Penske Shows Off Machining From Mazak, BIG Kaiser
The winner-take-all drive that fuels professional auto racing is also driving new achievements in precision machining. Team Penske highlighted some of its innovative parts in its third Machining Technology Summit, held June 25-26 at its headquarters in Mooresville, N.C., in partnership with Mazak and BIG Kaiser. One of those parts, a steering component engineered and produced about two days before a race in Las Vegas, featured heavily in Penske cars finishing first and second in the Pennzoil 400 on March 3, according to the company.
Improving Safety with Lift Bellows Covers
Improving Safety with Lift Bellows Covers
Lift tables and scissors lifts pose safety and maintenance concerns. These hazards are reduced by enclosing the entire base with protective bellows skirting. Dynatect’s Liftgard® covers improve safety for operators and help to keep debris from under the lift. Lift covers are used in large welding lift platforms, automotive skillet lifts, medical lift tables, and scissors lift tables. Learn more at Dynatect.com/Liftgard.
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With UAW Talks, Tradition Clashes With Rapid Change
With UAW Talks, Tradition Clashes With Rapid Change
The start of the United Auto Workers union’s negotiations with Detroit’s automakers is full of traditions. This year, though, the gap between tradition and a rapidly changing industry is wide. The negotiations are occurring in the midst of the biggest industry changes in more than a century. In short, the 20th century is colliding with the 21st.
Delivering value and improvement to your business requires much more than just the best products alone.
Delivering value and improvement to your business requires much more than just the best products alone.
At Shell, we believe that implementation of lubrication best practice, supported by a team of world class professionals technical support staff, is vital to achieving major cost savings and improvements in your business. The complete Shell Lubricants service overring gives you access to a wealth of engineering, technical and application knowledge. So why go it alone?
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Boeing Announces Big Second-Quarter Charge Because of 737 Max Grounding
Boeing Announces Big Second-Quarter Charge Because of 737 Max Grounding
Boeing said it will record an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion related to the worldwide grounding of the company's 737 Max aircraft. The charge will result in a $5.6 billion reduction of revenue and pre-tax earnings in the quarter. Boeing is scheduled to report second-quarter results today.
Florida is Built For Your Business
Florida is Built For Your Business
Why do more than 20,000 manufacturing companies call Florida home? Not only do we have space to accommodate them, we also have the custom-trained workforce, infrastructure and trade expertise to ensure success. Add to that a pro-business and cost-competitive environment, and it’s easy to see why Florida ranks among the nation’s top five states for manufacturing. Your company can make something big of that.
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Markforged Announces New R&D Facility
Markforged Announces New R&D Facility
Markforged, Watertown, Mass., a provider of metal and carbon fiber 3D printers, announced a new office in Kendall Square, Cambridge, Mass., to support the rapid expansion of its software and artificial intelligence (AI) teams. The center is the new central hub for developing Markforged’s AI software for adaptive manufacturing, Blacksmith, which was announced this May.
Cloud 101: How The Cloud Provides Greater ROI in Manufacturing
Cloud 101: How The Cloud Provides Greater ROI in Manufacturing
Many enterprise-scale manufacturing organizations are slow to adopt cloud-based solutions for their mission-critical data, despite its importance realizing the full potential of Industry 4.0. Manufacturers who modernize their processes to a digital, cloud-based approach experience greater security, easier implementation, and higher ROI. This webinar gives an introduction to the differences between cloud-based and traditional on-premise solutions, direction on keeping your critical data safe, and top tips for implementing the cloud in your organization.
 
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CAD/CAM Software Keeps Race Car Design, Production on Track
CAD/CAM Software Keeps Race Car Design, Production on Track
The Formula SAE (FSAE) series design competition challenges teams of university undergraduate and graduate students to conceive, design, fabricate, develop, and compete with small, Formula-style vehicles. Here's a look at how a UConn team fared.
Guaranteed Connectivity Performance On Any Network
Guaranteed Connectivity Performance On Any Network
Learn about Remote SIM Provisioning and how this technology will provide greater flexibility and better network control to businesses deploying cellular connected devices in the IoT. Devices that are stationary or on the move can take advantage of the best cellular tariff without having to manually change SIMs, significantly reducing overheads.
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Mahr Opens Regional Customer Center in Michigan
Mahr Opens Regional Customer Center in Michigan
Mahr Inc., a global manufacturer of precision measurement equipment, will host a grand opening of its new Midwest Regional Customer Center July 25-26. Located in Wixom, Mich., the newly constructed 7,000-square-foot facility reflects Mahr’s regional strategy for the Americas,
Where Color Fits with 3D Printing
Where Color Fits with 3D Printing
Listen for 30 minutes and you will hear where 3D color from Stratasys fits into your world. You will learn about applications that are being used to create prototypes, medical models, design examples (and others) that look, feel and operate like finished products, without the need for painting or assembly.
 
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Global Drone Market Forecast to Surge
Global Drone Market Forecast to Surge
The worldwide non-military drone market is forecast to triple in size to more than $14 billion in sales over the next 10 years, Reuters reported, citing a study. U.S. officials have warned of national security risks, Reuters said. The drone market is estimated to reach $4.9 billion this year. Demand will benefit from a gradual opening of U.S. airspace by the Federal Aviation Administration, according to the news service.
WESTEC 2019: The leading West Coast manufacturing event
WESTEC 2019: The leading West Coast manufacturing event
Connect with thousands of leading manufacturers in critical industries at WESTEC 2019, Sept. 24-26 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Compare technologies side-by-side while meeting face-to-face with the experts. Learn more about the business aspects of manufacturing in three days than you typically do in three months at dozens of complimentary educational sessions, including Knowledge Bars, keynote addresses and new-product demonstrations and advanced technologies such as additive manufacturing at our Smart Manufacturing Hub! Register now for Free!
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