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Boeing Gets More Questions From Regulators
Advanced Manufacturing Now
May 22, 2019
 
Buckle Up for the Trade War, Manufacturers
Buckle Up for the Trade War, Manufacturers
You thought we were in a trade war, manufacturers? You’ve seen nothing yet. Trade talks between the U.S. and China have broken down. Now the Trump administration is moving to boost tariffs on virtually all Chinese products. Manufacturing already has felt the impact of trade fights started by the administration. This has been a recurring theme of the monthly reports from the Institute of Supply Management. ISM reports a manufacturing index, based on a monthly survey of purchasing executives. Now the pain may start to increase.
Machining Without Coolant
Machining Without Coolant
Replace messy mist systems and improve dry machining with clean, cold air! EXAIR’s Cold Gun Aircoolant System improves tolerances, tool life and production rates by cooling with 20°F air. Cold Gun is ideal for tool sharpening, drill and cutter grinding, milling, more. Operation is quiet and there are no moving parts to wear out. Eliminates the costs associated with the purchase and disposal of cutting fluids. Website offers detailed information, video.

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...Meanwhile, Trump Holds Off on Auto Tariffs for Now
...Meanwhile, Trump Holds Off on Auto Tariffs for Now
The Trump administration is holding off on auto tariffs for now. But pressure on the industry has been increased. The White House said this month that the auto industry is key to national security and it's being affected by imports. So President Donald Trump is giving 180 days for Japan and the European Union to reach a deal.
4 Things to Consider When Buying a New VMC
4 Things to Consider When Buying a New VMC
Investing in a new machine requires a lot of research to make sure that the money you will spend will generate a high return. Understanding how the machine will be used, the production volume and the characteristics of the parts that will be machined are all factors that play into your final decision. Here are some important considerations that should influence your selection process.

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Machine Tool Orders Post Mixed Results in March; 2019 Orders Likely to Lag 2018's
Machine tool orders posted mixed results in March, the Association for Manufacturing Technology said. March orders were up compared with February. But orders were lower than a year earlier. Also, with three months' results in the books, the association said it's likely this year's orders will be lower than in 2018.
On-Demand Webinar: Smart Humidity Measurements. Watch Now!
On-Demand Webinar: Smart Humidity Measurements. Watch Now!
Learn about things that you need to take into account, to get the most out of the smart humidity measurement for the needs of the digitalized factory. This webinar covers: automation systems in the past and the future, analog vs. digital communication, configuring a Modbus device, and the Modbus protocols.

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GF Machining Solutions to Debut New Products
GF Machining Solutions to Debut New Products
GF Machining Solutions will unveil four new products for the first time in North America at its 2019 GF Solutions Days: the AgieCharmilles CUT C 350; the Microlution ML-10 and MLTC; and the DMP Flex 350. The two-day event will occur at two locations. On Thursday, June 27, the company’s U.S. headquarters in Lincolnshire, Illinois, will feature machine demonstrations, presentations and seminars. The event moves to GF Machining Solutions’ newly expanded Microlution production facility in Chicago on Friday, June 28.
Automation Integration: Its Profound Impact on Manufacturing
Automation Integration: Its Profound Impact on Manufacturing
In today’s environment, manufacturers are being challenged at every turn to deliver products faster, better, and more competitively than their industry counterparts. While working harder can deliver some results, working smarter more often provides the needed competitive edge. By integrating the right machining and automation technologies, manufacturers can drastically increase both production levels and revenues.

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Boeing Faces More Questions From U.S. Aviation Regulators about 737 Max
Boeing Faces More Questions From U.S. Aviation Regulators about 737 Max
Boeing is facing more questions from U.S. regulators as it tries to get the 737 Max back in service, The Washington Post reported. Boeing says it has completed a software fix for the aircraft. But the aircraft maker still must answer addition Federal Aviation Administration inquiries, the Post said.
Rise of the Augmented Worker - How AI, AR, and the Consumerization of Software Will Revolutionize Manufacturing
Rise of the Augmented Worker - How AI, AR, and the Consumerization of Software Will Revolutionize Manufacturing
In this Webinar, Russ Fadel, Co-Founder and CEO of Augmentir, will share how to augment the frontline workforce with interactive guidance, personalized instructions, and remote support.

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Best Practices Meant for the Whole Digital Transformation
Best Practices Meant for the Whole Digital Transformation
Probably the most profound challenge for anyone looking to implement a technology-driven transformation process is clearly understanding where you are currently in terms of solution maturity, as well as what the end vision should be, writes Stuart Carlaw, chief research officer of ABI. Carlaw describes a step-by-step approach.
Data-Driven Manufacturing - Monetizing your Investment with Impactful Continuous Improvement
Data-Driven Manufacturing - Monetizing your Investment with Impactful Continuous Improvement
In this presentation, MEMEX will use actual case studies to discuss a strategy for monetizing real-time shop floor data that is rooted in a pragmatic approach and focused on the business case / outcome through Impactful Continuous Improvement.

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A Free-Wheeling Taxi Service of Sorts Can Set Workers Free
A Free-Wheeling Taxi Service of Sorts Can Set Workers Free
Manufacturers are facing shrinking product lifecycles with frequently changing customer demands, writes Thomas Visti, CEO of Mobile Industrial Robots. As a result, they need agile production and flexible factory layouts that can easily be modified whenever needed.
Application Fundamentals for Collaborative Robots
Application Fundamentals for Collaborative Robots
This webinar will help guide those looking to get started by identifying and evaluating target applications, how and when one should reach out to experts, and how your production will benefit from using cobots.

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