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August 12, 2020

Advanced Manufacturing Now Newsletter
New Ford CEO to Try to Fulfill the Future

New Ford CEO to Try to Fulfill the Future

Ford Motor Co. envisions a future of electric and self-driving vehicles. But that future is far from certain. The automaker is turning to Jim Farley, 58, currently chief operating officer, to try and make that vision a reality. He will take over on Oct. 1 from Jim Hackett, 65. For Hackett, problems of the present kept getting in way of the future. It's the third change in Ford's executive suite in six years.

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Manufacturing Employment Rises on Surge in Motorized Vehicle Jobs

Manufacturing Employment Rises on Surge in Motorized Vehicle Jobs


Manufacturing employment surged in July on job gains in the motorized vehicle sector, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said. Manufacturing added 26,000 jobs last month, with 15,000 of that in durable goods. Motorized vehicles and parts did the heavy lifting. But some manufacturing sectors, including fabricated metal parts and machinery, posted job losses.

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Machine Tool Orders in June Soar on Monthly Basis, Still Running Below 2019 Levels

Machine Tool Orders in June Soar on Monthly Basis, Still Running Below 2019 Levels


Machine tool orders soared in June on a monthly basis while still running below year-earlier levels. June orders gained 56 percent from May but were 6.4 percent below June 2019 levels, AMT -- The Association for Manufacturing Technology said in a monthly report. AMT said June's momentum may have...

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At the Pulse of Innovation

At the Pulse of Innovation

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Women in Manufacturing Announces Inaugural Class of Hall of Fame Inductees

Women in Manufacturing Announces Inaugural Class of Hall of Fame Inductees


Women in Manufacturing has announced 15 women leaders who make up the inaugural class of Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame inductees. The group will be officially welcomed to the Hall of Fame with a ceremony and celebration on Oct. 1 as part of WiM’s 10th annual SUMMIT event.

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New Trade War: U.S. Reinstates Tariff on Canadian Aluminum

New Trade War: U.S. Reinstates Tariff on Canadian Aluminum


A new trade war, not much different than the old trade war: The U.S. is reimposing a 10 percent tariff on Canadian aluminum, The New York Times said. Canada is vowing to match the tariffs. The move comes a month after a new trade accord between the U.S., Canada and Mexico went into effect...

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COVID-19 Disrupts Planning, Not Advanced Technology

COVID-19 Disrupts Planning, Not Advanced Technology


The impact of disruptive technology and the benefits of Industry 4.0 digitization of controls, machines and processes have been fully embraced by the metal removal segment of advanced manufacturing. That has continued despite disruptions caused by the...

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The Heart of Modern Manufacturing

The Heart of Modern Manufacturing


Controls help make modern manufacturing go. Controls help shop floor employees monitor Industry 4.0 technology. Controls also boost productivity on the shop floor. Technology companies are highlighting improvements designed to maintain the forward momentum of advanced technology.

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8 Methods to Speed Up Production

8 Methods to Speed Up Production

Hot and dirty processes can be a major issue for manufacturing companies. The costs associated with down time and slower cycle times are an unnecessary burden. See eight methods to speed up the cooling and cleaning of parts while in process. These include Vortex Tubes, Cold Gun, Atomizing Spray Nozzles, Cabinet Coolers, Super Air Knives, Super Air Nozzles and more!

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LOGIQ4Turn

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LOGIQ4Turn or (CXMG) is a performance and economical upgrade to the high positive CCMT type inserts. The economic advantage is that this insert has four cutting edges, which is double that of a CCMT. The LOGIQ4Turn insert will also have superior performance due to the dovetail style clamping that improves the rigidity of the insert to pocket connection. There are two different sizes available, which are the CXMG 4(12) and the CXMG 3(09) sizes.

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Get Moving with AMRs: 4 Weeks from PO to Go-Live

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Rapid shifts in consumer behavior are placing a huge strain on all aspects of supply chain. Flexible automation systems allow your organization to react nimbly to the ever-changing environment while preparing your operations for whatever comes next. Stop losing ground and get started quickly with these out-of-the-box packages. Begin with a simple installation to learn the system’s capabilities, evaluate the use case, adapt and scale.

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