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July 1, 2020

Advanced Manufacturing Now Newsletter
Deloitte: Manufacturing Likely to Revamp Facilities Because of COVID-19

Deloitte: Manufacturing Likely to Revamp Facilities Because of COVID-19

Manufacturing will probably make significant changes at facilities as the sector adjusts to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), consulting firm Deloitte said in a report. “Manufacturing companies likely need to make decisions about the work itself, the workforce, and the workplace,” Deloitte said. Adjustments may include technology that manufacturers were embracing before the outbreak of the virus.

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Durable Goods Orders Rebound on Transportation Equipment

Durable Goods Orders Rebound on Transportation Equipment


Durable goods orders increased in May, paced by a massive surge in orders for transportation equipment, the Commerce Department said in a report. Orders rose 15.8 percent to $194.4 billion in May. Leading the way was an increase of 80.7 percent for transportation equipment to $46.9 billion. Excluding transportation, the increase was 4 percent.

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NAM Unveils 'Wear a Face Covering' Ad Campaign

NAM Unveils 'Wear a Face Covering' Ad Campaign


The National Association of Manufacturers unveiled its "Wear a Face Covering" ad campaign saying "that face coverings are essential to safeguarding jobs and reopening businesses" amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Ads will run in major manufacturing states. "The virus is spreading in a significant way, and...

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ZEISS Innovation Rocks 2020

ZEISS Innovation Rocks 2020

In the last months we’ve seen the world changing, and we’ve learned that we need to connect in a different way. Therefore, we invite you to discover the ZEISS Innovation Rocks, our new digitally-led innovation program where you can engage with and see at a glance all our latest technologies and product news.

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Manufacturing Enablers for the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

Manufacturing Enablers for the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

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Is Silence Golden When You're an Electric Vehicle?

Is Silence Golden When You're an Electric Vehicle?

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SME Alerts

Friendlier, Faster Information Collection

Friendlier, Faster Information Collection


Manufacturers are featuring some of the latest equipment and software for metrology, quality assurance, and collecting information for process control. If there were an overall theme, writes SME Media's Bruce Morey, it would be an improved user experience and higher throughput. Highlights include automation, software engineered for a better experience, and more ways of collecting and distributing it for a better, smarter...

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Test Flights Begin to Recertify Boeing 737 Max

Test Flights Begin to Recertify Boeing 737 Max


Boeing Co. began test flights of the 737 Max as the aircraft maker tries to get its best-selling plane flying again. The first flight took place June 29, taking off from a Seattle-area airport. The 737 Max has been grounded since March 2019 following two fatal crashes. The grounding caused a crisis at Boeing that prompted the company's board of directors to fire its CEO in December.

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Resources

The ROI of 3D Printing

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The ROI of 3D Printing

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Six-Station Machine Tending

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Six-Station Machine Tending

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5 Opportunities to Manage Energy Costs

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5 Opportunities to Manage Energy Costs

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Double-Duty Lasers

Double-Duty Lasers Eliminate Secondary Steps


As laser manufacturing systems for sheet and tube grow more sophisticated—powerful, automated and scalable—navigating the wealth of choices might feel daunting. But with a little imagination and collaboration, fabricators of all sizes can craft a robust system that meets current and projected production needs.

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High-Power Fiber Laser Welding With Filler Material

High-Power Fiber Laser Welding With Filler Material


Fiber laser welding continues to grow, and laser beam welding applications are almost always autogenous. However, certain challenging materials and difficult applications require the use of filler material in the welding process. In doing so, big improvements in the weld process are possible.

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Olympus DSX1000 Digital Microscope Offers Advanced Tools for Faster Analysis

Olympus DSX1000 Digital Microscope Offers Advanced Tools for Faster Analysis

The new DSX1000 digital microscope combines the quality of renowned Olympus optics with the ease of use of digital technologies. Measure and observe a variety of materials with guaranteed* high- and low magnification accuracy and precision using a single instrument.

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Gundrilling Machine with Servo-Driven Fixturing

Gundrilling Machine with Servo-Driven Fixturing

The Eldorado M75-30T gundrilling machine now features an option for a servo-driven fixturing assembly. This option allows the machine operator to more quickly load and unload parts from a more ergonomic position. A Beckhoff servo motor provides advance/retract motion for the entire fixturing assembly. Compared to the previous handwheel actuation, this new option is faster and eliminates repetitive motion for the operator. Eldorado gundrilling machines are designed and manufactured in the USA.

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