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HP Executive: 3D Printing Making Progress, May Have a Big Year in 2020

HP Executive: 3D Printing Making Progress, May Have a Big Year in 2020

Additive manufacturing is progressing but faces challenges before it is widely implemented, an executive of HP Inc. said in an interview with SME Media. “We’ve come a really long way,” said Paul Benning, chief technologist for HP 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing. “But there’s still a longer way to go. It’s not a linear process.” 2020 may be a big year for additive manufacturing as new materials become available, the executive added.

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SME's FABTECH Show Overcomes a Snow Storm, Draws Crowds in Chicago

SME's FABTECH Show Overcomes a Snow Storm, Draws Crowds in Chicago


Enduring a snow storm on its opening day in Chicago, the FABTECH show nevertheless was a success. Even though the extreme weather led to cancelled speakers and created logistics challenges, FABTECH 2019, held Nov. 11-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago’s South Loop, still boasted record attendance. The final tally included 816,000 paid net...

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Airbus Uses Biomimicry to Increase Aircraft Environmental Performance

Airbus Uses Biomimicry to Increase Aircraft Environmental Performance


Airbus has unveiled fello’fly, its latest demonstrator project inspired by biomimicry, the design and production of materials, structures and systems inspired by nature. According to Airbus, the project will boost the environmental performance of commercial aircraft and make a significant impact on emissions reduction for the aviation industry.

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Industry 4.0: Intelligent Manufacturing and Process Control

Industry 4.0: Intelligent Manufacturing and Process Control

Renishaw has been supporting automation and process control within the CNC manufacturing industry for over 45 years. 'Industry 4.0', 'smart factory' and 'the industrial internet of things' (IIoT) are buzzwords you can’t avoid if you work in manufacturing. In this video, we discuss how data and connectivity are key to helping manufacturers automate their processes and improve the productivity of their factories.

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Durable Goods Orders Rise on Fabricated Metal Products

Durable Goods Orders Rise on Fabricated Metal Products


Durable goods orders rose in October, paced by an increase in orders for fabricated metal products, the U.S. Commerce Department said. Orders totaled $248.7 billion in October, an increase of 0.6 percent from September. It was the fourth gain in the past five months.Transportation, a major part of the monthly report, had mixed results.

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Why Manufacturers Should Be Ready for a Recession

Why Manufacturers Should Be Ready for a Recession


Expect at least two recessions, or downturns in GDP growth, in the next few years. That is the prediction of Brian Beaulieu, CEO and chief economist for ITR Economics. The good news is that he maintains an optimistic forecast for the long term. However, according to Beaulieu, there is no question if there might be a minor recession in 2020.

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Delivering value and improvement to your business requires much more than just the best products alone.

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Arch Cutting Tools Appoints Executive

Arch Cutting Tools Appoints Executive


Charlie Novak Jr. has joined Arch Cutting Tools as Arch Specials business development and coordinator. He will be located at Arch-Mentor, Mentor, Ohio. In this role, Novak will continue to develop the cooperative efforts of cutting tool business units supporting Arch Specials, and use his applications and sales skills filtering Arch Specials RFQ’s. He will also provide “gatekeeping” duties to internal quotation routings.

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Siemens, Qualcomm Develop Private Standalone 5G Network

Siemens, Qualcomm Develop Private Standalone 5G Network


Siemens and Qualcomm Technologies Inc. have implemented a private 5G standalone (SA) network in a real industrial environment using the 3.7-3.8GHz band. Both companies joined forces in this project. Siemens is providing the actual industrial test conditions and end devices such as Simatic control systems and IO devices. Qualcomm Technologies is supplying the 5G test...

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Manufacturing’s Data-Driven Future

Manufacturing’s Data-Driven Future

Data is critical for unlocking what’s next for the manufacturing sector — and all manufacturers have it. With the right approaches, manufacturers can make their data actionable — reducing costs, improving quality, and increasing speed in the near term, as well as laying the foundation for long-term sector-wide transformations. Learn how Manufacturing USA, a public-private partnership dedicated to securing U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing, is thinking through how to manifest manufacturing’s data-driven future.

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