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December 16, 2020

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Machine Tool Orders Rise in October on Monthly Basis

Machine Tool Orders Rise in October on Monthly Basis

Machine tool orders rose in October on a monthly basis, helped by industries including automotive and rail, AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology said. Orders totaled $383.8 million in October, according to a monthly report. That was the highest dollar figure for orders since December 2019. Orders were down from October 2019.

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SME Names New CEO

SME Names New CEO


SME, the professional association committed to advancing manufacturing and developing a skilled workforce, announced that Robert “Bob“ Willig has been named as its executive director and CEO. His employment with SME will commence on Jan. 1.

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Manufacturers May Turn to Digital to Recover From Pandemic

Manufacturers May Turn to Digital to Recover From Pandemic


Manufacturers may look to investing in digital technology as they seek to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, consulting firm Deloitte said in a report. Deloitte identified digital twins as a...

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AMUG Reschedules, Relocates Conference

AMUG Reschedules, Relocates Conference


Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) said it is rescheduling and relocating its annual in-person AMUG Conference because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will now be in May in Florida. It had been set for March in Chicago.

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'Boeing November Deliveries: No 737 Maxs or 787 Dreamliners

Boeing November Deliveries: No 737 Maxs or 787 Dreamliners


Boeing Co. delivered only seven commercial aircraft in November, with no 737 Max or 787 Dreamliner planes, the Seattle Times said. The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the 737 Max returning to the...

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AMRs Strut Their Stuff

AMRs Strut Their Stuff


Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) will navigate around an obstacle or choose another path to get where they need to go. That's a step up from automated guided vehicles (AGVs). An AMR is decentralized and doesn't need a fleet manager. Contributing Editor Ilene Wolff has more.

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Hyundai Motor to Acquire Control of Boston Dynamics

Hyundai Motor to Acquire Control of Boston Dynamics


South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group agreed to acquire a controlling interest in robot maker Boston Dynamics, Reuters said. Boston Dynamics produces four-legged robot "dogs" which have gathered attention in recent years.

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Leading the Way in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Leading the Way in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Manufacturing USA institutes — each of which focuses on a critical advanced manufacturing technology — convene public and private stakeholders to pursue collaborative R&D, test applications, train workers, and reduce risks associated with deploying new technologies. This large-scale approach to manufacturing innovation is paving the way for the adoption of advanced manufacturing technologies., giving rise to new industries and creating exciting, well-paid manufacturing jobs. Learn more and get involved at manufacturingusa.com.

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Aircraft Interior Design Just Got More Challenging

Aircraft Interior Design Just Got More Challenging

Airlines constantly face the necessity to increase capacity in economy class. Having more people on board is not only better for the airline's business but also better for the environment, as fully packed airplanes mean fewer airplanes in the air. But in the midst of a pandemic, packing passengers together raises new challenges for engineers designing and analyzing aircraft interiors.

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