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Can Fiat Chrysler Show It's More Than Marchionne?
Advanced Manufacturing Now
July 25, 2018
 
Meet the 2018 Edition of 30 Under 30
Meet the 2018 Edition of 30 Under 30
Manufacturing Engineering’s 2018 Class of 30 Under 30 honorees are in a class all their own. These individuals exemplify extraordinary promise in manufacturing and the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills that underpin the discipline, plus much more.
3-Axis Gundrilling Machine with G-Code Programming
3-Axis Gundrilling Machine with G-Code Programming
The Eldorado KM75-48 is a gundrilling machine with a “knee” fixture table to provide 3-axis CNC capability. Gundrilling diameter range is 0.078 to 0.75 inches. Slide travel in the Z-axis is 48 inches, with table travel of 24 inches in the X-axis and 12 inches in the Y-axis. The machine includes updated Beckhoff controls with G-Code programming, which provides the operator with enhanced flexibility. Eldorado gundrilling machines are designed and manufactured in the USA.

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Auto Industry Seeks to Avoid Trade War
Auto Industry Seeks to Avoid Trade War
The auto industry last week pleaded not to be part of a trade war. Lots of luck with that, writes Senior Editor Bill Koenig in a commentary. Auto trade groups made their case at a Commerce Department hearing. The industry says that new tariffs on imported vehicles and parts will do more harm than good, including higher prices and lower demand. But that may not matter given how President Donald Trump is critical of Germany on trade in general and luxury cars in particular.
Over 200+ Exhibitors, 3 Halls, Free Event & Parking
Over 200+ Exhibitors, 3 Halls, Free Event & Parking
Come see the future of manufacturing locally... All in one place! Building your business to withstand the next 5 or 50 years takes an investment of time, people and resources. The Advanced Manufacturing Expo was designed to accelerate your growth by assembling talented people and companies for every aspect of your manufacturing business. Meet experts from all over the country ready to help with any kind of manufacturing needs along with local universities, state funded programs, and non-profits.

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Fiat Chrysler Now Has to Prove It's More than Departed CEO Marchionne
Fiat Chrysler Now Has to Prove It's More than Departed CEO Marchionne
After being the alter ego of one man, it’s now up to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to show it’s more than departed CEO Sergio Marchionne, Senior Editor Bill Koenig writes in a commentary. FCA essentially was created by Marchionne. But he stepped down following health problems following shoulder surgery. A new CEO is in place after fate accelerated the automaker's succession timetable. 
Four Spindle CNC Lathe with Automatic Chuck Exchanger Achieves Zero Part Handling Time and Optimal Productivity
Four Spindle CNC Lathe with Automatic Chuck Exchanger Achieves Zero Part Handling Time and Optimal Productivity
The HS4200i horizontal model from Shimada-Kitako features four independent spindles, two independent turrets, and an indexing carrier for unattended operation with no idle time. Two identical, or different operations/parts, are loaded while the two previously loaded parts are being simultaneously and independently machined. Vertical, twin, and multi spindle models are offered. Distributed by SB Machine Tools (IMTS #S-338470).

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GE Quarterly Earnings Report Shows Extent of Challenges Facing Company
GE Quarterly Earnings Report Shows Extent of Challenges Facing Company
The good news: Second-quarter results for General Electric Co. (GE; Boston) didn't have big writedowns for a change. The not so good news? "(T)he nature of the challenge is now clear," according to Reuters. Challenges abound in the company's power and renewables divisions. However, aviation was a bright spot. 
LIVE DEMO: Using IoT to Improve Manufacturing
LIVE DEMO: Using IoT to Improve Manufacturing
Why is Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT Platform ranked #1 for IoT enablement and device management?

And how is it achieving results for the world’s largest manufacturers, such as savings of $150m annually and reducing plant downtime by two-thirds?

Join this demo and see for yourself!

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Boeing Bests Airbus at Farnborough Air Show
Boeing Bests Airbus at Farnborough Air Show
Boeing Co. surpassed Airbus by more than 100 orders and commitments at the Farnborough Air Show, The Seattle Times reported. "That extended Boeing’s already large sales lead for the year, despite getting zero orders from China due to trade tensions," the newspaper said.  
Oven Selection Guide
Oven Selection Guide
Download this FREE Guide that shares 11 steps to selecting the right oven for your production needs.

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DMDII Names Director of National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing
DMDII Names Director of National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing
The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII; Chicago) said information security expert Koushik Subramanian was named the director of the National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing. DMDII started the center in March.
Try Eiger 3D Printing Software Today
Try Eiger 3D Printing Software Today
Gain access to your FREE trial of Markforged cloud-based 3D printing software and see how easy it is to:

 •   Customize where to reinforce with continuous fiber material
 •   Estimate part costs, part weight and print times
 •   Monitor print jobs across your organization in real-time
 •   Maintain version control by tracking changes
 •   And more!

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Trump 'Ready to Go' With $500 Billion in Tariffs on China Imports
Trump 'Ready to Go' With $500 Billion in Tariffs on China Imports
President Donald Trump said he's "ready to go" on $500 billion in tariffs on Chinese Imports, Bloomberg said. The $500 billion figure "is about the value of Chinese goods imported into the U.S. last year," according to the news service.
How Metal Additive Manufacturing Delivers New Efficiencies in Lightweight Parts
How Metal Additive Manufacturing Delivers New Efficiencies in Lightweight Parts
Experience hands on examples for weight reduction in metal parts

Learn from additive manufacturing aerospace and automotive examples to reduce part weight while increasing part functionality and optimizing material usage. Learn how the integrated combination of Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) software, advanced metal additive manufacturing, and thoroughly developed metal materials and print parameters is leading to a revolution in the way metal parts are designed and produced.

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