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October 14, 2020

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Defense Department Seeks Vendors to Step Up Cyber Defense

Defense Department Seeks Vendors to Step Up Cyber Defense

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program is a unified standard for implementing cybersecurity across the 300,000 businesses, universities, and organizations the Department of Defense (DoD) works with. It's designed to ensure that controlled unclassified information (CUI) used and stored by any systems and networks is protected from access by unauthorized users. It's not a "one size fits all" setup. The DoD has defined five different levels of CMMC compliance, each with a set of supporting practices and processes. Contributing Writer Michael C. Anderson provides the details.

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Carr Lane Mfg. New Products of 2020

Carr Lane Mfg. New Products of 2020

Carr Lane Mfg.'s product line is constantly evolving to provide customers with the latest in industrial parts technology. Check out our new products ranging from pivoting edge clamps to carbide bushings.

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Machine Tool Orders Decline in August

Machine Tool Orders Decline in August


Machine tool orders slid in August as the industry’s slump continued. Orders declined on both a monthly and year-over-year basis. However, AMT -- The Association for Manufacturing Technology said some sectors were boosting their orders for machine tools, including applicances, electrical components and automotive components.

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AISI Official Discusses Vehicle Lightweighting

AISI Official Discusses Vehicle Lightweighting


The steel industry faces competition to maintain its position among automotive materials amid efforts to make vehicles lighter. Aluminum and composites have been used to take weight out of cars and trucks. SME Media interviewed John Catterall, vice president, automotive...

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LOGIQ4Turn

LOGIQ4Turn

Learn about quality inspection applications, trends and solutions in our upcoming webinars or peruse our webinar recordings page for a topic that suits you, on your schedule. From additive manufacturing to aerospace to new energy vehicle, we have a session for you. Understand which measurement tools works best for your application.

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Manufacturing Transformation Leveraging Simulation & Analytics

Manufacturing Transformation Leveraging Simulation & Analytics

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Increase Agility in Decision Making on the Factory Floor with MINTVIZOR

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How to Reduce Costs in Metal 3D Printing

How to Reduce Costs in Metal 3D Printing

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SME Alerts

Six Trends to Watch for in Aerospace and Defense

Six Trends to Watch for in Aerospace and Defense


Aerospace and defense confronted a new reality after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hit. John Kenkel, vice president of strategy for Cyient, spells out six trends having an impact on the industry. They include abundent uncertainty, how cash is king and how supply chains need attention.

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It's Time to Industrialize Hypersonic Weaponry

It's Time to Industrialize Hypersonic Weaponry


The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) wants the industry to secure the country’s leadership in hypersonic weaponry. The request is no small feat. But with ingenuity in American manufacturing, it is possible to produce the hundreds of hypersonic weapons at the speed demanded by DoD.

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Resources

The State of Product Development & Hardware Design 2020

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The State of Product Development & Hardware Design 2020

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6 Obstacles to Scaling Your Digital Automation Program

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Quoting for Job Shops

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Managing Quality for an Effective Additive Manufacturing Process Chain

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Managing Quality for an Effective Additive Manufacturing Process Chain

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Boeing Cuts 10-Year Forecast for New Aircraft Demand

Boeing Cuts 10-Year Forecast for New Aircraft Demand


Boeing Co. pared its 10-year industry forecast for airline demand for commercial aircraft by 11 percent compared with a year ago, CNBC said. The aircraft maker said the world's airlines will need 18,350 planes worth $2.9 trillion over the next decade. Boeing said recovery from the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will take several years.

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Mazak Optonics Expands North American Headquarters

Mazak Optonics Expands North American Headquarters


Mazak Optonics has confirmed expansion plans for its North American Headquarters located in Elgin, Illinois. This fall, Mazak Optonics will break ground on the expansion of its Elgin Technology Center. The company said the expansion is necessary for enhancing Mazak’s customer support, while continuing research and development of new laser systems and automation solutions.

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The Most Rigid 5-Axis Vise

The Most Rigid 5-Axis Vise

PC80 Clamping system features a simple, compact all-steel design, and includes clamping jaws with a dovetail shaped serrated gripping feature. The all-steel design provides the highest force, most rigid, design in 5-Axis vises. The Jaw assembly is simple to remove ensuring quick and easy cleaning and maintenance.

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Tomorrow’s Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

Tomorrow’s Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

Future manufacturing will require an advanced manufacturing workforce. Manufacturing USA activities are preparing workers for tomorrow’s manufacturing jobs by increasing students’ awareness of advanced manufacturing opportunities, training newcomers (including veterans), and providing enhanced training and certifications to current manufacturing employees. Learn how tens of thousands of workers, students, and educators have benefited from these workforce development programs — and get involved in tackling the advanced manufacturing challenges of tomorrow — at manufacturingusa.com.

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