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3D Printing Industry
Already known adopting 3D printing in various respects, aircraft manufacturer Boeing is driving 3D printing innovation further by patenting a new 3D printing technology that actually prints objects while they are floating in midair. That’s right; this newly patented technique is meant to 3D print objects while that particular object is simultaneously levitating.
U.S. News & World Report
It’s hard to believe that U.S. manufacturing in considered by many analysts to be on the brink only months after domestic automotive sales soared to never-before-seen-levels. Yet the industry’s economic activity has been contracting for at least four months, according to the Institute for Supply Management. Outside of car production, America’s goods-producers are languishing, with few other industries catching a whole lot of traction.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
American Stress Technologies
The AGMA Training School for Gear Manufacturing will enable participants to become more knowledgeable and productive, teaching students to set up machines for maximum efficiency, to inspect gears accurately, and to understand basic gearing.
New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods in January rose by the most in 10 months as demand picked up broadly, offering a ray of hope for the downtrodden manufacturing sector.
On its second voyage to the United States, the container ship Benjamin Franklin — one of the world's largest ocean carriers — invited The Wall Street Journal's Logistics Report for a tour. Erica E. Phillips reports from Long Beach, California.
Bloomberg Business
Consumer purchases climbed in January by the most in eight months, fueled by faster earnings growth that’s being accompanied by rising inflation.
The 0.5 percent advance followed a 0.1 percent gain the prior month, a Commerce Department report showed Friday. The January figure exceeded the 0.3 percent median forecast in a Bloomberg survey. Incomes also climbed 0.5 percent, more than projected.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
Starship is a self-driving delivery robot made for the suburbs. It can carry food, groceries, or packages up to two miles at a top speed of four miles an hour. It drives on sidewalks, so it uses cameras and computers to avoid obstacles like pedestrians or animals.
Industrial Distribution
United Technologies has already rejected any deal to combine the two industrial conglomerates, saying it would face tough regulatory obstacles due to anti-trust issues. Honeywell dismissed those concerns this week.
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
Manufacturing Business Technology
A look at the flexible electronics paving the way in the marketplace.
Business Insider
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing business models, increasing output, and automating processes across a number of industries. But no other sector has been more impacted by this technological revolution than manufacturing.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Oil and gas company Hilcorp tops our list of the best workplaces in manufacturing and production for the second year in a row — thanks to hefty $100,000 bonus payouts last December. To determine this year’s list, we asked our partners at Great Place to Work to survey thousands of employees in the broadly-defined sector that includes the manufacture of food, textiles, and electronics, in addition to oil and gas drilling and production.
Harvard Business Review
When it comes to consumer-facing service industries like e-commerce, media, and ride- or apartment-sharing, it’s not new to suggest that "software is eating the world," to use the phrase of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology
Rave Gears, LLC
This will be the year of action for manufacturers. The industry has had enough talking. We’re through with speculating, forecasting and trying to wrap our heads around abstract projections and drawing board concepts. Plans are moving from the "maybe" stage to the "make it happen" stage. Manufacturers are ready to focus. And, ready to invest. That’s the good thing.
It’s a controversial subject: some suggest that the 3D printing hype has peaked, while others argue that 3D printing and manufacturing go hand-in-hand. For now, the role of 3D printing in manufacturing is still unclear, although there does seem to be a growing consensus that hybrid additive manufacturing technology will become more common.
Metal 3D printing has already seen a number of advancements in 2016. From the nanoscale to a$23.98M manufacturing facility, metal additive manufacturing (AM) is getting better all the time.
EE Times Asia
International Data Corp. (IDC) has recognized robotics as one of six Innovation Accelerators that will expedite digital transformation by opening additional revenue streams and revolutionizing the way work is performed.
Metso Minerals
Oakland Press
Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett announced Thursday, Feb. 25 the sale of 15 acres of unused city property to a German auto manufacturer which plans to invest $20 million into a new technology center and bring 250 jobs at an average salary of $90,000.
Jenoptik Automotive, a manufacturer and system provider for production metrology and laser cutting, according to city officials, has been operating in the city since 2007.
The Economist
Caterpillar is one of the most renowned industrial brands. It makes the kind of heavy machinery – loaders, excavators and off-road trucks – that is used in construction, mining and transport industries when things need to get dug out or shifted somewhere. But the firm’s latest results, released on January 28th, show that it is struggling to shift its own products.
Specialty Steel Treating, Inc.
The U.S. Energy Department will solicit the next round of proposals in the coming weeks.
Business Wire
Only 18% of business-to-business (B2B) manufacturing marketers say their organizations are effective at content marketing - down from 26% reported in 2015. That’s just one of the findings in the research released today by the Content Marketing Institute (CMI). The third annual B2B Manufacturing Content Marketing 2016: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America report, sponsored by Lionbridge, shows how B2B manufacturing marketers have changed their content marketing practices over the last year.
Star SU LLC.
Bourn & Koch Inc.
Naylor Association Solutions


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