Advanced Manufacturing Now
Redesigning the Semi-Truck
 
Advanced Manufacturing Now
June 19, 2019
 
Auto's Big Changes: An Industry Confronts a New Landscape
Auto's Big Changes: An Industry Confronts a New Landscape
Self-driving vehicles and electric-vehicle tech "have the ability to change consumer behavior and force companies to alter business models up and down the supply chain—including the global automotive manufacturing footprint," writes Kevin Tynan of Bloomberg Intelligence. "These technologies are likely the future, though it is important to put these fast-developing realities into context by looking at where the industry is coming from in 2019."
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Orders for Machine Tools Nosedive; Tariffs May Have Impact Later This Year
Orders for Machine Tools Nosedive; Tariffs May Have Impact Later This Year
Machine tool orders plunged in April to their lowest level in three years, the Association for Manufacturing Technology said. Demand is falling off after a strong 2018. A trade war with China may lead to further declines. Trade “issues raise grave concerns about the continued strength of the manufacturing sector in the near future,” said Douglas K. Woods, AMT's president.
Cool Electronic Cabinets
Cool Electronic Cabinets
Cabinet Coolers are a low cost, reliable way to cool and purge electronic control panels. EXAIR Cabinet Coolers incorporate a vortex tube to produce cold air from compressed air - with no moving parts. NEMA 12, 4, and 4X Cabinet Coolers that match the NEMA rating of the enclosure are available in many cooling capacities for large and small control panels.
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Transforming Automotive: What Executives Think
Transforming Automotive: What Executives Think
A survey by IHS Markit examines changes in automotive manufacturing. Among the finings: 22 percent of automotive manufacturers surveyed by IHS Markit had already adopted some transformative technologies in their companies; 31 percent indicated transformative technologies are already used widely in their factories.
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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Kaba Ilco Corp.: Maximizing Operational Efficiency Through Data Collection
Kaba Ilco Corp.: Maximizing Operational Efficiency Through Data Collection
Manufacturers aren’t born with the omniscient vision required to keep a modern factory running profitably at peak performance. Looking to gain deeper insights into its operations and with the goal of eventually becoming a paperless facility, Kaba Ilco Corp., Rocky Mount, N.C., the largest key blank manufacturer in North America, went looking for an Industry 4.0 solution for production management. Kaba Ilco found that solution in ShopFloorConnect from Wintriss Controls Group, the Acton, Mass.-based developer of press automation, die protection, safety controls, and data collection software.
5 Tips for Protecting Your Data
5 Tips for Protecting Your Data
How confident are you that your data is protected? Is your business safe from cyber-attacks and other data disasters? Join the Chief Technology Officer at ECi Software Solutions, Grant Howe, as he unpacks five simple tips that are sure to boost your data security this year.
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Designing the Semi-Truck of the Future
Designing the Semi-Truck of the Future
"Few products have more economic importance than commercial trucks, which carry approximately 70 percent of the goods delivered in the United States," writes Chris Ito, director of industrial design for Navistar. "Yet until recently, few products have evolved as slowly – in both technology and design." Ito, in a story in this year's Motorized Vehicle Manufacturing Yearbook, describes how Navistar is changing that.
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.
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Zeiss Completes Steel Construction of New Facility in Michigan
Zeiss Completes Steel Construction of New Facility in Michigan
Zeiss has completed the steel portion of its new factory site near Detroit. The new facility for the Industrial Quality and Research (IQR) segment of Zeiss, has completed the steel portion of its state-of-the-art site near Detroit. The new facility for the Industrial Quality and Research (IQR) segment of Zeiss, represented in the U.S. by Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, LLC, is scheduled to be complete in June 2020. It will consolidate four existing Michigan facilities into one location.
The Evolution of Connected Worker: Top 5 Things You Need Know
The Evolution of the Connected Worker: The Top 5 Things You Need to 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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How Metalworking Fluids Can Be a Strategic Advantage for Machine Shops
How Metalworking Fluids Can Be a Strategic Advantage for Machine Shops
Metalworking fluids are a key part of the manufacturing process, but many shops don’t understand the critical importance of choosing the right fluid for their processes. In this podcast, Alan Rooks, editor in chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, speaks with Drew Borders, business development manager for Blaser Swisslube, about why metalworking fluids should NOT be thought of as a commodity and an “unavoidable cost” to a company, how metalworking fluids can be a strategic tool for manufacturers, and the role of new vegetable oil or ester-based metalworking fluids.
Machine as a Service: How blockchain tech will transform the procurement process for industrial machinery
Machine as a Service: How blockchain tech will transform the procurement process for 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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