Manufacturing

If the 'Great Lakes economy' were its own country, it would be the 3rd largest in the world

• <b>If the region surrounding the Great Lakes was its own country, it would be the 3rd largest economy in the world with a GDP of $6 trillion.</b>• <b><br>The region has highly integrated manufacturing industries, including automotive and aerospace.</b>• <b><br>The region produces billions of dollars worth of minerals every</b> …

Great Lakes

3 Tips on Additive Manufacturing from the European Space Agency

Lightweight 3D-printed metal structure manufactured by the UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre, which recently established a new "one-stop shop" …

3D Printing

Baby dummies recalled by Boots after manufacturing fault - here's which ones

Parents are being urged to stop using two baby dummy products from Boots for the children after the store chain found the devices could be faulty.<p>The …

Babies

GE: The ‘Only’ Industrial Short That’s Working

O.K. Maybe not the only, but among the top five shorts in the industrial conglomerate sector globally--<b>General</b> <b>Electric</b> (GE), <b>3M</b> (MMM), <b>Siemens</b> (SIEGY),</b> …

Finance

The truth about Jeff Immelt and General Electric's corporate jets

General Electric CEO John Flannery is considering every cost-cutting measure for his company, putting scrutiny on his predecessor Jeff Immelt.

Jeff Immelt

'Lights-Out' Manufacturing Hits Main Street - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | October 20, 2017 2:42 pm<p><i>(Credit: Universal Robots)</i><p>Robots toiling day and night assembling widgets and thingamabobs in pitch-black …

Robots

London the starting line as Adidas laces up robotic shoe run

LONDON (Reuters) - Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalizes on its first Speedfactory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics.<p>Adidas plans to use the factory - and another due to open soon in Atlanta, …

Robots

North Carolina Prepares for the Future through Training and Redevelopment

At the TEDx San Diego event on October 14, Dr. Mary Walshok, associate vice chancellor for Public Programs and dean of Extension at the University of …

Education

Australia just made its last ever car

The last vehicle made by General Motors' Holden unit rolled off a production line in Australia on Friday, bringing decades of car manufacturing in the country to an end.<p>The red Commodore sedan, produced at a plant in the southern city of Adelaide, capped nearly 70 years of car-making at Holden. For …

Business

Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0 - Taking the Plunge

(Image courtesy of ICA Plants.)<p>You don’t have to look very hard to find gloomy predictions about the effect artificial intelligence (AI) is going to …

Artificial Intelligence

Rosco Manufacturing offers 9mm Bloodline AR barrels

The 9mm Blooding AR barrels are designed to serve competition and defensive carbine shooters. <i>(Photo: Rosco Manufacturing)</i>Rosco Manufacturing …

Penang tops in manufacturing with RM7.7b investments

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the total approved investments for the first half of this year surpassed the total investments in the sector …

Penang

Google Moon Shot Stands to Give Industrial 3-D Printing a Boost

In what promises to be one small step for space travel, and one giant leap for the next generation of manufacturing, an Israeli startup is planning …

3D Printing

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 …

Internet of Things

October 20, 2017

We have a lot of news to share with you in this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, ranging from 3D printers and spinal implants to new …

3D Printing

Kobe Steel's data fabrication leaves manufacturers scrambling

TOKYO (Reuters) - Kobe Steel Ltd's admission that it fabricated specifications on some of its aluminium, copper and other products has left about 500 affected companies scrambling to pin down the potential impact.<p>No safety issues have surfaced as Kobe Steel attempts to confirm the extent of the …

Fukushima

Underlying Industrial Production Trend Ex-Hurricanes Remains Positive

<i>By New Deal Democrat</i><p>A few weeks ago, I suggested a hurricane workaround for industrial production. That approach was to average the four regional Fed …

Business

Tesla Model 3 Weld Quality Questioned

A post shared by Elon Musk (@elonmusk) on Oct 8, 2017 at 3:20pm PDT<p>Does Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s recent Model 3 production video point to inadequate …

Tesla

Adidas Bids For The Future Of Footwear Production With Speedfactory

The groundbreaking manufacturing process is tailored to cities and optimized for athletes<p>Sportswear brand Adidas has unveiled the future of making …

Footwear

New brands are changing what ‘made in China’ means for fashion

“Made in China” fashion startups are hoping to draw other brands that manufacture there out of the shadows.<p>“There is a lot of luxury fashion that is …

Made in China

How HP Inc. Crashed 3D Systems And Stratasys

3D Systems and Stratasys took it hard on the chin several days ago.<p>The reason appears to be bullish comments from HP about its 3D segment.<p>This might …

Business

How is the Industrial IoT transforming industry?

In this fifth article on the Industrial Internet of Things, Alan Griffiths of Cambashi discusses how IIoT is transforming industry.<p>I described in …

Internet of Things

Brooklyn Army Terminal's latest tenant is a high-tech manufacturing hub

TechShop Brooklyn offers access to pricey manufacturing hardware and software at affordable prices<p>A large new manufacturing space dedicated to providing manufacturing equipment and software at affordable prices is set to open at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) today. This space will mark the first …

Brooklyn

GE CIO: Machines will tell humans what to do, not the other way around

GE CIO Jim Fowler outlines his vision of connected machines and advanced analytics creating tangible economic impact

Technology (Australia)

This Company’s Robots Are Making Everything—and Reshaping the World

The headquarters of Fanuc sit in the shadow of Mt. Fuji, on a sprawling, secluded campus of 22 windowless factories and dozens of office buildings. …

Robots

What’s Keeping You from the Next Industrial Revolution?

To paraphrase Mark Twain, the rumored death of the manufacturing sector is greatly exaggerated. Manufacturing, despite decades of lost jobs, is more productive than ever.<p>Most important, the tools are present to usher in the next industrial revolution. This shift – like its predecessors – will …

Industrial Revolution

GE Joins With Apple to Make Industrial Apps for Mobile Devices

General Electric Co. is teaming up with Apple Inc. to develop mobile apps for managing machinery, factories and power plants as the industrial giant …

Mobile Devices

ORDERFOX.com – The Internet Of The CNC Industry (Sponsored)

<b>Welcome to the new digital CNC world</b><b>! ORDERFOX.com is the world’s largest CNC database providing CNC manufacturers and buyers with new business</b> …

Could Barcelona Become the World’s Additive Manufacturing Hub?

From the air, the city of Barcelona itself looks like it could have been 3D-printed.<p>When it comes to manufacturing and the impending fourth …

3D Printing

How Manufacturing will Leap Forward with Exascale Computing

In this special guest feature, Jeremy Thomas from Lawrence Livermore National Lab writes that exascale computing will be a vital boost to the U.S. …