Advanced Manufacturing

Darwin's new faster, cheaper 3D printer begins producing metal parts

Parts of your car may one day be printed in Darwin, with a world-first 3D printer pumping out bespoke metal parts in a matter of minutes.<p>The …

Australian Universities

Apple, GE Partner to Revolutionize Industrial Technology

Apple and GE have announced a deep enterprise partnership that will bring about a set of developmental tools, data insights and ecosystem …

Manufacturing

Apple & GE Partner to Bring Predix Industrial Apps to iPhone & iPad

CUPERTINO, California, and SAN RAMON, California — October 18, 2017 — Apple® and GE today announced a partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps …

Internet of Things

Smart factories are putting the end to the times when everything was made in China

Even though manufacturing companies have migrated to low cost countries like China, the industry robotics can fundamentally change this situation. …

Made in China

China’s manufacturers are enabling a new model of startup incubation

The current chronology Silicon Valley hardware startups typically follow is slow and disordered. But that could change with a new incubation model emerging from an unlikely group: China’s global hardware manufacturers (OEMs).<p>Usually, when launching a hardware business, startups make prototypes, …

Startups

General Electric says internal ideas will produce $5bn in savings

GE says its efforts "to disrupt itself" have generated a backlog of valuable innovations that will produce billions of dollars in value<p>Ideas …

Innovation

'We are backing Australian manufacturing': Labor promises $1 billion future fund

Labor will create a $1 billion advanced manufacturing fund to back Australian industries and business if it wins the next federal election.<p>Opposition …

Australian News

How to ensure the fourth industrial revolution is 'Made in the USA'

President Donald Trump has long talked about reinvigorating American manufacturing, which has suffered heavy job losses as a result of automation, …

Economy

Machine downtime costs UK manufacturers £180bn a year

<b>The impact of machine downtime is costing Britain’s manufacturers in excess of £180bn every year, a new study has found.</b>Research conducted by …

Engineering

Scania and Dassault Systèmes Partner for Future Innovation and Deployment of 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>Regulatory News:<p>Dassault Systèmes (DSY.PA) (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) today announced an …

Innovation

Smart factories: The future of manufacturing

Smart factories are here to stay. Often called Industry 4.0, they are going far beyond mere automation: they are changing the manufacturing landscape.<p>…

Manufacturing

The Industrial Internet of Things: Putting the Hype to Work

The Industrial Internet of Things dominates manufacturing hype, but beyond the slick marketing, some manufacturers really are putting those powerful …

Internet of Things

3D Printing Service Bureaus Put the Additive in National Manufacturing Day with HP's Multi Jet Fusion Technology

Since 2012, an annual celebration of modern manufacturing takes place on the first Friday in October called National Manufacturing Day, or MFG DAY. …

Manufacturing

How 3D Printing Is Empowering SMBs in Manufacturing's Digital Transformation

Additive manufacturing is radically transforming the $12 trillion global manufacturing industry, to the benefit of smaller businesses.<p>Advancements in technology continue to democratize and level the playing field for consumers and small businesses by providing access to markets and materials …

Manufacturing

Why digitalisation is key to increasing productivity

Yet despite a relatively rapid return to growth following 2008 and the huge success of maintaining high UK employment levels through the past 10 …

Innovation

Newly launched A*STAR model factory lets SMEs test out new technologies

SINGAPORE: A factory that gives small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a peek into how they can adopt technology on their own factory floors was …

Manufacturing

Long-Awaited Success for Dassault in Automotive as Scania Bets on 3DEXPERIENCE

<b>After a multi-year evaluation process, Volkswagen-owned truck manufacturer Scania selected the Dassault Syst</b><b>è</b><b>mes track for their next-generation PLM</b> …

Manufacturing

Elephab Aims to Become Nigeria's Primary Supplier of 3D Printed Parts

The GE Garages program was launched by GE in 2012 to spur interest in inventing and manufacturing among Americans. A few years later, the program …

Manufacturing

GKN opens UK innovation centre for e-car technologies

Global engineering group, GKN, has opened a new UK Innovation Centre for its automotive division, which will focus on developing state-of-the-art …

Manufacturing

Rockwell Automation taps Internet of Things to give customers real-time manufacturing visibility - The Fire Hose

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, is sharing the story this week of how it gives …

Internet of Things

Study gives snapshot of the 2022 smart factory

<b>A global study has revealed that nearly half of Asia Pacific manufacturers will have smart factories by 2022.</b><p>Zebra Technologies commissioned a global …

RFID

The Global Case for IIoT - A Journey into the Future of Manufacturing - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "The Global Case for IIoT - A Journey into the Future of Manufacturing" report has been added to <b>Research and Markets'</b> …

Manufacturing

Toyota shutdown: Total end of Australia's car industry an avoidable tragedy

The last Australian-built Camry rolls off the production line at Toyota's assembly plant in Altona on Tuesday.<p>Some Australians who might not …

Australian News

What the Fourth Industrial Revolution means for India

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is well underway in India – many people just haven’t realized it yet. Entrepreneurs, CEOs, company founders and …

Manufacturing

Why STEM needs fresh ideas to bring about the fourth Industrial Revolution

The ‘fourth Industrial Revolution’ is upon us and there is an urgent need for STEM experts and their fresh ideas, says the Telegraph’s industry editor<p>A business buzzword of the moment, Industry 4.0, is widely used but little understood. It’s an elegant way of describing the concept of combining …

Industrial Revolution

‘Next-Generation Manufacturing’ About People as Much as Technology

Everyone knows the business of making stuff in America continues to change dramatically. We’re quickly becoming a nation of advanced manufacturers, …

Millennials

Number of large scale global IoT projects doubles

According to the latest report, 84% of adopters noted that their use of IoT has grown in the last year; and more than half (51%) said that the …

Manufacturing

Salts Healthcare latest to join manufacturing hub

A historic family business dating back more than three centuries has become the latest to join Birmingham's Advanced Manufacturing Hub.<p>Salts …

Birmingham, UK

This program wants to get ahead of manufacturing’s workforce problem

The ongoing lament from manufacturers in Western Pennsylvania and elsewhere is they can’t find qualified workers.But with advanced manufacturing …

Manufacturing

How Industry 4.0 Unites Physical and Digital Worlds

<i>By Arun Khehar, Senior Vice President, Applications Business, ECEMEA, Oracle</i><p>How has the Industry 4.0 industrial revolution changed manufacturing? One …

Manufacturing