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The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Development Councilors International, is trying to shift the image of Detroit from a recession-wracked automotive hub to a new and developing home for advanced manufacturing. 
Learn key factors in the inspection process that lead to better design of gears. Develop a broad understanding of the methods used to manufacture and inspect gears. Discover how the resultant information can be applied and interpreted in the design process.
Engineering .com
This Week in Engineering features a diverse selection of news from the world of engineering, and a look back at John F. Kennedy's seminal speech advocating for moon exploration.
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Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design
March 2018 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $207.08 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was up 8.8 percent from February’s $190.32 million and up 3.5 percent when compared with the $200.05 million reported for March 2017. 
Today’s Motor Vehicles
CNC tool grinding machine maker ANCA opened its expanded Michigan technology center Wednesday, a milestone for the Australian company that has been operating in the United States since the early 1980s.
Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the Senseable City Lab in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning (DUSP), have taken a step toward the future by designing a fleet of autonomous boats that offer high maneuverability and precise control. The boats can also be rapidly 3-D printed using a low-cost printer, making mass manufacturing more feasible.
Toyoda Machinery
High-Speed Axis Synchronization Technology – The Newest Innovation Redefining Gear Manufacturing
High-speed synchronization technology has reshaped standard gear manufacturing by producing parts with more accuracy, less time, and less cost. Built into Toyoda's Gear Skiving Machining Centers, this innovative technology takes five processes, traditionally spread across five separate machines, and integrates them into one compact machining center.
Learn more about gear machining with skiving technology
Airbus SE is creating a division to oversee futuristic transport options such as flying taxis and on-demand helicopters in a sign the European planemaker is going on the offensive against tech startups encroaching in the market. 
Learn the fundamentals of gear manufacturing in this hands-on course. Gain an understanding of gearing and nomenclature, principles of inspection, gear manufacturing methods, and hobbing and shaping. Utilizing manual machines, develop a deeper breadth of perspective and understanding of the process and physics of making a gear as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in working with CNC equipment commonly in use.
Automation World
Manufacturers discuss the gamut of benefits and pitfalls of getting operational and information teams to work together. There’s been a rapid learning curve for both groups.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
Manufacturing Business Technology
In a short amount of time, Industry 4.0 has gone from buzzword to reality. Manufacturers are embracing new technologies that reshape operations by digitizing processes across the value chain. New data and insights derived from sensors, advanced supply chain systems and mobile devices, channeled through IoT and cloud platforms will make companies far more profitable and deliver grater value to end users.
Manufacturing Business Technology
The new revenue recognition standard became effective for public companies this year and we are now seeing the impact disclosed in first quarter results. With the implementation date for privately held businesses fast approaching in 2019, many companies are hustling to interpret the standard and its potential impact on their business.
Design News
As manufacturers seek greater efficiency through smart manufacturing, one of the tools that is emerging to save costs and mitigate workforce issues is the automated mobile robot (AMR). These machines can move materials across a plant floor or through a warehouse without the aid and direction of a human worker.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Gear Solutions
This article discusses an FE-based method for the design of robust tooth flank modifications for cylindrical and planetary gear stages.
Collaborative robots, called cobots, have become a helpful, vital solution for many businesses. They can be used for dangerous or dirty jobs, as well as to fill the gap left by tasks that are too small or too boring for humans to perform. 
Aerospace Manufacturing
After the Airbus A350XWB, the Boeing 787 and Airbus A330neo are now the focus of a new major commission, for which the framework contract has been agreed for 5 years. 
Forest City Gear Company
Aerospace Manufacturing
Granta Design is collaborating with Dassault Systèmes to help product innovation teams make more informed decisions about the materials they use for the products they are developing and the experiences they want to deliver.
Money Control
Thanks to dramatic advances like automation, robotics and IoT, IT and manufacturing are now inextricably linked and the progress manufacturers have made in the past year is tremendous.
Industry Week
Here are five actionable steps to help manufacturers face the smart machine uprising with arms wide open.
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Industry Week
A recent tour of Protolabs’ 3D printing facility showed that as cool as the equipment was, the operators are the real reason for the company’s success.
Volkswagen AG is opening three new factories in China with its local partner FAW Group as it steps up efforts to maintain leadership in the world’s biggest auto market. 


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