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June 17, 2020

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IMTS 2020 Canceled Because of COVID-19

IMTS 2020 Canceled Because of COVID-19

IMTS 2020, which had been scheduled to be held in Chicago in September, has been canceled because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The state of Illinois has imposed health and safety requirements for holding conventions, including the availability of a vaccine for COVID-19 or an effective treatment protocol. The state has a five-phase plan for reopening its economy and conventions are in the fifth, and final, phase.

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Corrosion-Resistant Process Tank Cover

Corrosion-Resistant Process Tank Cover

Are you losing money due to evaporation or energy efficiency from continuously heating open tanks? Dynatect’s ChemTank Cover is designed to accommodate a wide range of tank applications including chemical and surface finishing, cleaning and more. Its space-saving roll-up design offers easy manual or drill-drive operation. Covers are also a logical approach to improving the work environment and air quality.

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HP Executive Discusses Company's 3D Printing Plans

HP Executive Discusses Company's 3D Printing Plans


HP Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., earlier this month announced an expansion of its 3D printing business. Jon Wayne, head of Global Commercial Business, HP 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing, talked to SME Media by email about the state of HP's additive manufacturing business. In the interview, Wayne discussed how HP's 3D printing business has evolved. He also talked about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has highlighted the importance of 3D printing.

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Reimagining Healthcare With 3D Printing

Reimagining Healthcare With 3D Printing


One of the highlights of the 3DHEALS 2020 virtual conference this month was a keynote from Sam Onukuri, senior fellow at Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing. He explained how Johnson & Johnson is leveraging 3D printing technology to transform design, manufacturing and delivery across its medical device, consumer and pharmaceutical businesses. He also made predictions about the future of...

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Verisurf Inspection and Measurement Software With Universal CMM Compatibility

Verisurf Inspection and Measurement Software With Universal CMM Compatibility

Verisurf Software is universally compatible with all new and legacy CMMs, providing a single inspection and measurement platform for:

  • Automated Inspection and Quality Reporting
  • 3D Scanning and Reverse Engineering
  • Tool Building and Guided Assembly

Verisurf Software is built on a CAD platform and supports all digital measuring devices and CAD files, ensuring compatibility, flexibility and reduced training costs.
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Pandemic Adaptive Supply Chains: A Future-Proof Approach

Pandemic Adaptive Supply Chains: A Future-Proof Approach


The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vividly underscores the vulnerability of global manufacturing operations and supply chains.The disruption in supply chains will hamper manufacturing for months and perhaps years. A group of authors including academics and officials with groups such as Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaborated on an examination of the issues involved...

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Honda Is Hacked With Sophisticated Tools

Honda Is Hacked With Sophisticated Tools


Honda Motor Co. was hacked last week, forcing plant shutdowns, The New York Times said. Cybersecurity experts said "the attack appears to have been carried out by software designed to attack the control systems for a wide variety of industrial facilities like factories and power plants," the Times reported. "Such cyberweapons previously were only known to have been used by state agents."

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Reducing Lead Time With In-house Supply Chains

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Reducing Lead Time With In-house Supply Chains

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How to Survive the Covid-19 Pandemic as a 3D Printing or Fabrication Shop

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How to Survive the Covid-19 Pandemic as a 3D Printing or Fabrication Shop

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Why Lighter Parts Matter

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Partnerships Foster Materials for Dental Applications

Partnerships Foster Materials for Dental Applications


An emerging trend in 3D printing for dental applications has been for machine and material suppliers to augment their portfolios by working with or acquiring outside partners. For example, at 3D Systems, NextDent founder Rik Jacobs now serves as vice president and general manager of dental applications. He noted how decades of dental materials experience is being distilled to...

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Honeywell Starts New Unit to Compete in Drone Market

Honeywell Starts New Unit to Compete in Drone Market


Honeywell International Inc. said it has started a new unmanned aerial systems business unit to compete in the market for drones, air taxis and unmanned delivery vehicles, Reuters said. The company said it has committed hundreds of employees, including many engineers. Honeywell does not build drones but produces autonomous flight control systems.

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Improve Your Drilling Economy Up To 12xD

Improve Your Drilling Economy Up To 12xD

Reduce your inventory and overall cost per hole with Seco’s Universal Drill. Made of solid carbide, this product range now includes up to 12xD, enabling versatile and cost-effective operations. Despite the wide mix of materials being machined in small and medium-batch production environments that require a considerable number of tools, the Universal Drills are designed to cover a wide range of materials, making it great for modern high-mix, low-volume manufacturing.

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