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Gaining Control With MES

Gaining Control With MES

Still on the fence about a manufacturing execution system? Contributing Editor Kip Hanson says it's time to move up to MES. MES, he writes, provides "a comprehensive view of the production process, with information that’s both timely and detailed. This visibility has become more critical over recent years, and even recent months."

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U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Decline in August

U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Decline in August


U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $136.1 million in August, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was down 0.2 percent from July and 33.5 percent from August 2019.

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Eaton Begins Metal 3D Printing Operations

Eaton Begins Metal 3D Printing Operations


Power management company Eaton said its Vehicle Group is implementing a new 3D metal printing program as a part of its Industry 4.0 strategy to reduce development time and improve efficiency. The company installed its first printer at a North Carolina facility. It has scheduled global deployment in the...

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Tomorrow’s Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

Tomorrow’s Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

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Boeing Discusses New Plane as Company Emerges From 737 Max Crisis

Boeing Discusses New Plane as Company Emerges From 737 Max Crisis


Boeing Co. "is gauging interest again in a new commercial aircraft" as the company moves on from the 737 Max Crisis, The Wall Street Journal said. "The plane maker has held conversations with a few customers, including airplane leasing companies, and suppliers about potential interest in a single-aisle aircraft with improved engines that could carry between 200 and 250 passengers...

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Thread Mills Take on Tough Materials

Thread Mills Take on Tough Materials


Thread milling has proved its value for some time, particularly for complex parts common in the medical device and aerospace industries. Thread milling "has become a well-established and accepted option, particularly for low-volume, high-precision applications," writes Contributing Editor Geoff Giordano. "Some new tool offerings extend thread milling’s value into difficult-to-machine materials."

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New Tech Transforms ERP Software for the IIoT Era

New Tech Transforms ERP Software for the IIoT Era


Technology such as artificial intelligence, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and CAD/CAM are changing ERP software, says Terri Hiskey, a vice president of Epicor Corp. "These technologies are making a huge impact in ERP," Hiskey said in an interview. "AI can help reduce the time it takes to execute processes by intuiting what the user is working on and providing options for next steps; it can also help walk new users through how to build workflows and...

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China Trade War Failed to Boost U.S. Manufacturing

China Trade War Failed to Boost U.S. Manufacturing


A trade war with China didn't achieve the goal of reversing a decline in U.S. manufacturing, The Wall Street Journal (via MarketWatch) reported, citing economic data. The U.S. levied tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese goods to discourage imports. Tariffs reduced the U.S. trade deficit with China in 2019 but it's back to where it was at the start of the Trump administration. U.S. trade officials say the tariffs over time will force China to end unfair trade practices.

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Protective Bellows for Every Industry

Protective Bellows for Every Industry

Where are bellows applied and for what purpose? The function has not drastically changed over decades, but designs have evolved to meet unique requirements across industries such as safety compliance in mass transit, high speeds in machinery, or microbial materials for medical. Learn with this introduction to bellows.

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