Manufacturing

What American manufacturing looks like in the Trump era

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Andrew Rosa doesn't do back breaking work. His hands aren't swollen, blistered or greasy. He doesn't operate loud machines. He isn't in a labor union.<p>But Rosa is an American manufacturing worker. Specifically, he works in 3D print manufacturing -- a growing industrial sector that …

Business

Trade Denialism Continues: Trade Really Did Kill Manufacturing Jobs

This “automation rather than trade story” is the equivalent of global warming denialism for the well-educated.<p>There have been a flood of opinion pieces and news stories in recent weeks wrongly telling people that it was not trade that led to the loss of manufacturing jobs in recent years, but …

Manufacturing Policy

This mini industrial robot costs less than $1k

Niryo One is powered by Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and the same ROS software as the latest cobots, but at one tenth of the price.<p>Industrial robots have …

Robotics

Volume production of Apple-designed A11 chips for iPhone 8 kicking off in April

Apple’s favorite foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is about to kick off volume production of a new Apple-designed A11 chip …

iPhone

French company to help manufacturing

French electric equipment and automation company Schneider Electric SA has committed to stepping up efforts to boost the digital and intelligent …

Innovation

The Evolution Of Design: Making The Impossible A Reality

As the integration of equipment on the factory floor grows, more and more manufacturing companies are starting to think about Industry 4.0 - the new industrial revolution. Change is being driven across a range of industries thanks to automation, robotics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) - and …

Business (UK)

Siemens NX software integrates Frustum topology optimization

0shares<p>Colorado software company, Frustum has announced it will provide a topology optimization generator for Siemens NX software. Global …

3D Printing

Aircraft orders increase tenfold in a year in boost for UK manufacturing

The global aerospace industry enjoyed a surge in aircraft orders in February, putting it on track for another record year of deliveries and boosting …

Aerospace

A Brief History of Steel Manufacturing in Australia | Steel Fab

Steel is ubiquitous in building and construction, favoured for its very high tensile strength and its versatility as a structural material for many …

Construction

Are Robots Killing the American Dream?

It’s an argument that’s being had at the moment all across the US as people continue to fight for and against globalism and all it stands for. …

Robots

Trump’s Budget is Breaking His Promises on Manufacturing

One of the reasons President Donald Trump won the election was his promise to bring back American manufacturing jobs. Indeed, just a few weeks ago, …

Renewable Energy

where are collaborative robots headed?

Picture a hulking robot welding a section of an automobile on an assembly line. That’s the type of automation equipment common in factories for …

Robots

Mobike's secret to leading the bicycle pack

Bike-sharing service provider Mobike has rolled out a series of tweaks to make its bicycles lighter and more comfortable to ride."The bike is …

Real challenge to employment is new technologies: Former US commerce secretary

Blaming China as the culprit of unemployment in the United States is "solving the wrong problem", former US secretary of commerce Carlos Gutierrez …

Technological Change

Technology is killing jobs, and only technology can save them

In the recent presidential election, automation and robotics got a slight reprieve from the accusations that it has been the key driver in job losses in the United States. During the campaign, the conversation shifted, thanks largely to then-candidate Trump’s masterful scapegoating of Mexico and …

Automation

Foreign Robots Invade American Factory Floors

Vickers Engineering Inc. embodies the potential of American manufacturing. The New Troy, Mich., machining company supplies precision parts to clients including Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen AG, and exports to Mexico and Canada. Its staff has risen fivefold and average pay has doubled over the …

Business

US Manufacturing Vs. China Manufacturing: Who Has the Lead?

China is a manufacturing giant of a country, and their expertise and extensive supply chain give them a head start over everyone that will be …

China

We must ensure the Fourth Industrial Revolution is a force for good

Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, Salesforce<p>We are living in a time of extraordinary change. In this Fourth Industrial Revolution, every individual, …

Innovation

Concert IoT Service Creation & Enrichment Platform | Industry Solutions

Manufacturing<p>Monitoring manufacturing equipment to ensure optimal productivity and utilization<br>• Ensuring best-in-class customer support by remote …

Internet of Things

Protecting the car industry after Brexit: a frictionless supply chain

Today, Unite is holding a major conference in Birmingham called <i>Securing the future of the UK auto sector</i>. It will bring together workers, employers …

Five Stories Indicating Auto 3D Printing Is Kicking into High Gear

Although there are numerous stories regarding the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in aerospace, due to the specialty components needed for …

3D Printing

5 Tips to Make Injection Molding Less Daunting

You’ve spent months (probably years) developing a product concept, your crowdfunding campaign was fully funded, and it’s time to deliver a product to your customers. Now what?<p>Making the leap into production can be intimidating. Not only does it require large financial commitments, but many …

3D Printing

Industrial IoT all set to turbocharge lean manufacturing

Companies in the manufacturing sector for years have been striving for lean production or processes to create more efficient operations. One of the latest trends in technology, the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), could give lean efforts a major boost.<p>Lean manufacturing, a systematic …

Internet of Things

Additive manufacturing on the mind

Jonny Williamson discusses the benefits of ‘thinking additive’ with Phillip Hudson, UK managing director of additive manufacturing pioneer, …

3D Printing

How ERP applications affect daily operations

Your ultimate goal is to implement a new piece of IT that will not just improve things generally, but become a fundamental enhancement to everything …

CRM

Singapore's manufacturing output up 12.6% in February

SINGAPORE: Singapore's manufacturing output in February rose 12.6 per cent from a year ago, on the back of strong growth in the electronics and …

Manufacturing Policy

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing – Developing Flight-Ready Production Hardware with Laser Sintering

By <b>Stratasys Direct Manufacturing</b> | <b>Case Study</b>As a leading developer of military and commercial helicopters, <b>Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.</b> continually …

3D Printing

New York City's garment manufacturing industry to get $51.3 million investment package

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in collaboration with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and the Garment District Alliance, will reveal Friday that it will invest a package worth $51.3 million to “help stabilize and strengthen the garment manufacturing …

Fashion

Challenges in modeling and simulation for metal additive manufacturing

0shares<p>In recent years, modeling of various manufacturing processes has become increasingly important for industry. To a large extent, these models …

3D Printing

How the Internet of Things Can Boost ERP

The Internet of Things holds great promise for manufacturers, from within the four walls of the factory all the way through the supply chain. But …

Internet of Things