SME Logo
FaceBook     Twitter     Linked In     YouTube

July 15, 2020

Advanced Manufacturing Now Newsletter
COVID-19 Boosts the Need for Virtual Reality

COVID-19 Boosts the Need for Virtual Reality

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased the need to utilize virtual reality. For example, after COVID-19 hit, Siemens’ corporate tech team started working in a virtual simulation of its lab, doing demos for people from around the world. “COVID-19 has increased the need to access and meet around projects in lifelike virtual environments," said Niko Eiden, CEO of Varjo.

Read More

HMS Industrial Networks

 

Stellantis Will Be Name of Automaker Formed by Merger of Peugeot, FCA

Stellantis Will Be Name of Automaker Formed by Merger of Peugeot, FCA


Peugeot SA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said they will adopt the corporate name of Stellantis when their merger is completed. The name has its roots in Latin (the Latin verb stello means "to brighten with stars"). There is no Stellantis logo yet. The companies expect to finish the merger in 2021's first quarter.

Read More
 

Metal 3D Printing: What Machine Shops Have Been Waiting For

Metal 3D Printing: What Machine Shops Have Been Waiting For


The co-owner of a shop says metal 3D printing is improving. "I’m producing 3D printed parts for a variety of industrial customers, with confidence that I can validate part quality," writes Chris Billings of Duncan Machine Products. "What does this mean for me, you and an industry under stress? It’s an...

Read More
 
 
Verisurf Inspection and Measurement Software With Universal CMM Compatibility

Verisurf Software is universally compatible with all new and legacy CMMs, providing a single inspection and measurement platform for:

  • Automated Inspection and Quality Reporting
  • 3D Scanning and Reverse Engineering
  • Tool Building and Guided Assembly
Verisurf Software is built on a CAD platform and supports all digital measuring devices and CAD files, ensuring compatibility, flexibility and reduced training costs.
888-713-7201

Get More

Sponsored Message

 
 

Webinars

Location Intelligence Across the Automotive Plant

Location Intelligence Across the Automotive Plant

Register Now

How to Speed up Your Digital Transformation

How to Speed up Your Digital Transformation

Register Now

Manufacturing in 2020 & Beyond: Not Business as Usual

Manufacturing in 2020 & Beyond: Not Business as Usual

Register Now

SME Alerts

CESMII's SMIP Shines in Test Drive

CESMII's SMIP Shines in Test Drive


CESMII (the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute) recently demonstrated Smart Manufacturing Innovation Platform (SMIP). SMIP "standardizes smart manufacturing deployments and replaces custom jobs with repeatable, manufacturer-agnostic, easy-to-use platforms," writes Contributing Editor Karen Haywood Queen.

Read More
 

IACMI Supplies Scale-Up Testing for New Composite Parts

IACMI Supplies Scale-Up Testing for New Composite Parts


The IACMI Scale-Up Research Facility (SURF) in Detroit gives engineers an opportunity to "do trial work in collaboration space for proprietary and pre-competitive projects" involving composite parts, writes Contributing Editor Ilene Wolff. “This has been a longstanding need,” said Ray Boeman, SURF’s director. IACMI is part of the Manufacturing...

Read More
 
 

Resources

The Journey Towards Autonomous Manufacturing

[White Paper]

The Journey Towards Autonomous Manufacturing

Read More

3D Printing the Total Cost of Ownership

[White Paper]

3D Printing the Total Cost of Ownership

Read More

Through The Eyes of a Simulation Expert

[On-Demand Webinar]

Through The Eyes of a Simulation Expert

Watch Now
 

COVID-19 Advances the Use of Cobots

COVID-19 Advances the Use of Cobots


The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is spurring increased use of collaborative robots, or cobots, Reuters said. Manufacturers are looking to automation to keep factories running amid the pandemic. Cobots are designed to work in close proximity to humans.

Read More

Pandemic Spurs Innovation in Manufacturing

Pandemic Spurs Innovation in Manufacturing


The coronavirus has accelerated innovation in manufacturing, writes Ethan Karp, president and CEO of MAGNET. "Overnight, COVID-19 changed our world and our priorities," he says. Karp cites how manufacturers quickly pivoted "their production lines and...

Read More

Space Tech Expo Connect

Space Tech Expo Connect

Highly Interactive Digital Event Experience. August 10 - 13, 2020.
Source the latest products and solutions, hear from the people setting the agenda, share ideas with your fellow aerospace professionals. From the comfort and safety of your home or workplace. A highly interactive digital event experience designed to facilitate business connections, peer-to-peer conversations and networking, and creating opportunities for people to come together, and collectively identify the latest ideas, technologies, and supply chain solutions.

Learn More

Sponsored Message

 
 

Podcasts


The Steps to Digital Transformation

Listen Now

The Growing Role of Automation in Finishing Operations

Listen Now

PodCasts
 
 

SME Logo

About SME

Events

Media

Membership

Training & Development

SME Education Foundation

Check out our latest issues

Manufacturing Engineering

Smart Manufacturing

Subscribe

Monthly Magazine

Digital Magazine

eNewsletters

Read

sme.org/technologies/latest-news/

Industry Yearbooks

SME Technical Papers

Advertise With Us

 

SME
1000 Town Center, Suite 1910,
Southfield, MI 48075
313.425.3000
sme.org



- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -