Advanced Manufacturing

The Department of Defense & Youngstown Business Incubator Weigh In on 3D Printing in the US

As additive manufacturing continues to see increased use around the globe, national strategies for adoption of the technology are becoming a bigger …

Innovation

Industry 4.0: How the Internet of Things is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

One of the greatest transformations in the manufacturing industry is underway. Manufacturers that are observant and nimble are poised for longevity …

Manufacturing

Swinburne's digital manufacturing hub awarded $135m software grant

There's something big brewing in the basement at Swinburne University.<p>The university's Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre has just won access …

Australian News

Trump risks trade war on China IP theft

The Trump administration accused China of being the main culprit in the $US600 billion global pilfering of American commercial intellectual property, …

China

Combined Shape

Ottawa's flagship innovation initiative – a pledge to fund up to five so-called "superclusters" - has drawn a strong response, with dozens of hastily gathered consortia led by some of Canada's largest companies vying for $950-million in federal funds.<p>Royal Bank of Canada, Magna International Inc., …

Innovation

Battle to become one of five federal ‘superclusters’ attracts 50 competitors

The competition to become one of up to five government-designated technology “superclusters” and draw from a federal funding purse of $950 million …

Innovation

Heaton teenager nets prestigious apprenticeship ahead of GCSE results day

With results day approaching, many teenagers will soon start looking to their futures.<p>But not Heaton Manor student Rhys Gibbons, who has already got …

Education

Wavegrip Launches Carriers in Multiple Colors

<b>United Kingdom —</b> Manufacturer of a new generation of beverage multi-packing solutions, WaveGrip (www.wave-grip.com) has launched its latest branding …

Manufacturing

Innovation Drives the Small Manufacturing Boom—If It Can Survive Regulatory Meddling

J.D. Tuccille writes:<p>Contrary to the claims of certain politicians, lots of stuff is still made in the United States. Enough stuff that it hit a new …

Innovation

Interest grows in the U.S. in a German/Swiss model of apprenticeships

<b>​</b>David Whalen was a junior in high school when he learned about an apprenticeship program at the Siemens factory in Charlotte, N.C., which …

Education

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing from a Network Visualization Viewpoint

A smart, connected enterprise can embrace the digital transformation in the coming Internet of Things (IoT) world. Manufacturers must adopt …

Digital Transformation

Bridgestone To Invest $304.3 Million For Plant Expansion In India

Indian arm of Japanese tyre manufacturer Bridgestone on Tuesday (8 August) has announced its expansion with an investment of $304.3 million for both …

India

Making Industry 4.0 a reality

The goal of producing smarter factories and a vision for connected industry is not just a concept – it is now a reality, and Bosch Rexroth has long been a leading player in this field, being both a pioneer and user of Industry 4.0 technologies.<p>There has been a lot of talk about Industry 4.0 but few …

Manufacturing

An Insight into Industry 4.0 - The Next Industrial Revolution

In the current age, Cloud Computing is already necessary for backing up data, Smartwatches monitor and evaluate our health details, and Augmented …

Manufacturing

Siemens relies on digital business to drive profits

Siemens relied on its digital business to drive profits in a sign that Europe’s biggest industrial conglomerate is adapting to technological …

Internet of Things

Learn What It Takes to Make a Business Case for IoT

There’s a simple reason why companies need the Internet of Things (IoT) connecting information from machines and devices to people who work at all …

SAP SE

Automated procurement technology growing in priority

Implementing automated procurement processes is apparently a high priority for nearly half (47%) of senior procurement officers, according to new …

Manufacturing

The fourth industrial revolution: don’t let your business be a casualty

The world’s largest companies are predicting that jobs, products and even business models are about to undergo their greatest transformation yet.<p>New technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data, the internet of things (IoT) and robotics are now reality rather than speculation. The …

Innovation

Industrial IoT: 64% of manufacturers will have fully-connected factories by 2022

A new study by Zebra Technologies examined which technologies are impacting the future of manufacturing.<p>By the year 2022, 64% of manufacturers …

Internet of Things

New recommendations for implementing industry 4. 0

Does the Internet of things, artificial intelligence, networked production, and so on mean that industry is the precipice of a new era? Yes, …

Citizen Journalism

Manufacturers to substitute pen & paper for wearable tech

The study – conducted by Zebra Technologies – found that manufacturers across EMEA are set to increase in a variety of new technologies in an effort …

Manufacturing

Who pays whom for what in Industrial IoT?

Given a basic understanding of the market for the Industrial Internet of Things (Industrial IoT, or IIoT) and who the main players are – as described …

Internet of Things

Five steps to avoiding IoT project failures

The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere, with everything from fridges to cars to the plant floors that manufacture them increasingly connected. …

Internet of Things

Trump’s cynical jobs program: Dump your house, move somewhere else and work for less

Maybe Trump supporters are glimpsing the truth: He has no plan to bring back high-paying jobs, and never did<p>On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump had another Twitter tantrum about his “beleaguered” Attorney General Jeff Sessions and then impulsively announced that he was banning transgender …

Liberal View

Switching Careers Is Hard. It Doesn’t Have to Be.

Justin Cornett’s story had been a 21st-century economic nightmare. He worked for 13 years on drilling rigs at a crude oil company near his home in Dorton, Ky. Then it halted production, and he was laid off. At 33, with two children and a mortgage, he couldn’t find a stable new job of the kind he …

Industry 4.0

Seven Industrial IoT Predictions for 2017 and Beyond

Joe BarkaiIndustry is making strides in developing Internet of Things technologies and articulating the potential business value of industrial IoT …

Industrial

The Tech Skills Gap Will Test Foxconn's New Wisconsin Factory

Taiwanese electronics juggernaut and leading Apple supplier Foxconn announced Wednesday that it intends to invest $10 billion in a new manufacturing …

Manufacturing

3D Printing is Quietly Thriving Without Mainstream Adoption

3D printing (Shutterstock photo) Silicon Valley first received its name some 50 years ago in reference to a robust STEM research base housed in the …

3D Printing

Foxconn to build $10B plant in Wisconsin | ZDNet

The investment represents "a milestone in bringing back advanced manufacturing, specifically in the electronics sector," to the US, a White House …

Manufacturing

Getting ahead with automation

More than 100 years ago, Henry Ford created the first moving assembly line that revolutionised manufacturing. His factories produced the largest …

Manufacturing