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Three Tooling Companies to Combine
Advanced Manufacturing Now
November 28, 2018
 
FABTECH 2018 Draws BigCrowd, Targets New Technology
FABTECH 2018 Draws BigCrowd, Targets New Technology
Bolstered by a strong economy and lots of new technology for people to see, FABTECH 2018 welcomed more 33,755 attendees from 75 countries to Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center Nov. 6-8. With more than 1,500 exhibiting companies occupying more than 650,000 net square feet of exhibit space, FABTECH offered visitors the chance to network, learn and explore three exhibit halls full of new products, technology and the latest manufacturing innovations.
New Additive Solution with PostProcessing
New Additive Solution with PostProcessing
This webinar will cover new 3D post-processing technologies that utilize software-driven automation to drive significant improvements in the 3rd step of Additive Manufacturing.

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UAW Faces Major Challenges in 2019 Amid Scandal, Important Labor Talks
UAW Faces Major Challenges in 2019 Amid Scandal, Important Labor Talks
Leaders of the United Auto Workers union should try to enjoy the upcoming holiday season. That’s because, when the New Year begins, it’s going to be a hard slog, Senior Editor Bill Koenig writes in a commentary. The union still is coping with an ongoing FBI investigation that reaches into the highest ranks of its former top officers. Meanwhile, it will again negotiate labor contracts with General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and FCA US. The union's " bargaining position is shaping up to be the equivalent of trying to bluff in a poker game while holding a pair of threes."
When Scrap Goes Rogue
When Scrap Goes Rogue
With so many variables in play during the forming and stamping of parts it seems like just a little too much to worry about how the scrap is falling and if it is going to jam the ramp halting all production. Unfortunately, this is a very real problem that stamping lines face every day. Our webinar will showcase how to avoid this exact issue with great accuracy through virtual simulation.

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10 Safety Tips for Oil and Gas Industry Workers
10 Safety Tips for Oil and Gas Industry Workers
Workers in the oil and gas industry continue to be one of the groups at the highest risk of injuries and fatalities on the job. However, there are steps that can be taken to lessen the peril. Writer Kelsey Rzepecki presents 10 steps to improve safety.
Introduction to End-to-End Additive Manufacturing Workflow using Netfabb for DMLS
Introduction to End-to-End Additive Manufacturing Workflow using Netfabb for DMLS
Additive manufacturing doesn’t have to be complex. Autodesk Netfabb is the right tool to reduce the complexity and streamline your AM workflow. This presentation will cover the end-to-end workflow of the additive manufacturing process using Netfabb and Simulation Utility. We’ll focus on the most challenging AM process, DMLS, in this presentation. The aim of the presentation is to show how Autodesk Netfabb will help you make the most of additive manufacturing starting from a CAD model all the way to build preparation and simulation build results.

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Emuge Breaks Ground On a Major Expansion
Emuge Breaks Ground On a Major Expansion
Emuge Corp., a maker of tap drills, end mills and rotary tools, has broken ground on an expansion that will double the size of its U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in West Boylston, MA. Among other things, the company plans to expand its current Technology and Training Center, also located at the West Boylston facility.
2018 State of Motorized Vehicle Manufacturing
2018 State of Motorized Vehicle Manufacturing
The U.S. automotive industry faces promise and peril as it grapples with the biggest changes in more than a century. It is looking at an era of self-driving and “electrified” vehicles. This will require large investment – and not all will pay off. Some automakers are looking to be “mobility” companies. This webinar looks at the promise and peril involved. It also provides an update on automotive trends.

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Heimatec to Merge With Two Other Tooling Companies
Heimatec to Merge With Two Other Tooling Companies
Tooling manufacturer Heimatec Inc. (Prospect Heights, IL) said it is combining with two other tooling companies to become the new Platinum Tooling Technologies Inc. Preben Hansen, president of Heimatec, will be the new company's president. He will also hold a majority stake. The other companies involved in forming the new company are Technicrafts Industries and Henninger GmbH.
Cleveland Golf Scores Big with ERP, WMS, EDI and eCommerce Integration
Cleveland Golf Scores Big with ERP, WMS, EDI and eCommerce Integration
Join Cleveland Golf and Magic to see how you can win big with a complete integration solution just like Cleveland Golf. Cleveland Golf found the solution that let them move to a hosted cloud environment while keeping their current integrations intact, letting them future proof their data flow across all systems and applications!

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Cummins Shows How to Create an Energy Efficiency Plan From Scratch
Cummins Shows How to Create an Energy Efficiency Plan From Scratch
Cummins Inc., a maker of heavy-duty engines and other products, set its first public greenhouse gas reduction goal in 2006. However, executives hadn’t yet quite worked out a plan to achieve it. Rather than get bogged down in advanced planning, "we just set the goal and then figured out how we were going to make it happen," said Laurie Counsel, global environmental relations director for Cummins. The company now provides an example of how to improve energy efficiency.
Is Navigating the IIoT Platform Landscape: What Makes a Leader in 2018
Is Navigating the IIoT Platform Landscape: What Makes a Leader in 2018
A July 2018 report from ABI Research, a market research firm focused on transformative technologies, ranked PTC number one amongst Smart Manufacturing platforms. Evaluated based on several criteria: augmented reality, digital twins, protocol adaptability and industrial connectivity, edge intelligence, and robotics integration, PTC emerged a leader for innovation and ease of implementation.

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Prima Power Unveils Integrated Robotic Bending System
Prima Power Unveils Integrated Robotic Bending System
Laser and sheet metal working machinery manufacturer Prima Power (Arlington Heights, IL) introduced its new Integrated Robotic Bending System at Euroblech 2018, the international sheet metal working technology trade show, in Hannover, Germany.
DataTalk Webinar Series: 2019 Predictions for IoT Data Science Strategies
DataTalk Webinar Series: 2019 Predictions for IoT Data Science Strategies
Gartner predicts that more than 40% of data science tasks will be automated by 2020, resulting in increased productivity and broader usage of data and analytics. Despite the current hype around “big data,” an overabundance of data can actually create a host of problems that prevent robust and timely predictive analytics and the implementation of IoT data effectively. As a result, many industrial companies today are faced with the challenge of overwhelming unstructured data that’s difficult to harness.

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