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McInnes Rolled Rings
Advanced Manufacturing
U.S. manufacturing added 32,000 jobs in October, with a major gain in transportation employment. The job increase was split, with durable goods adding 21,000 jobs and non-durable goods kicking in another 11,000, according to a breakdown by industry issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, U.S. bridges are continuing to deteriorate with many elements approaching the end of their service life, and the Federal Highway Administration estimating that nearly 25 percent of the nation’s bridges require repair and replacement. Consequently, demand for industry services will increase as governments are left with no choice but to attempt to improve their bridges and elevated highways.
Many suggest that digital transformation is about applying digital technologies—such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), the Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain—to operational processes and creating improvements. The trouble with this definition is that it doesn’t explain what exactly changes in supply chain management—that is, what gets “transformed”—when  digital technologies are adopted. 
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
The manufacturing industry is facing incredible pressure from every side: customers, suppliers and competitors. The solution to dealing with all of these factors may well lie in the ability to harness the potential of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI).
Machine Design
When purchasing an electric motor, there’s more to consider than just its speed, power, voltage and torque. In fact, before delving into the technicalities of a brand-new motor, manufacturers should consider whether they really need an upgraded model at all.
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
Of the few remaining business truisms, one is unshakable: vast manufacturing scale conveys vast advantages. The accepted wisdom is that bigger runs support more cutting-edge equipment, process and materials, thrusting up towering barriers to entry for would-be competitors.
All 3DP
Australia-based metal manufacturing company, Titomic Limited, has partnered with the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Center (IMCRC), CSIRO and RMIT University in a $2.6 million deal to meet aeronautical standards for the company’s Kinetic Fusion (TKF) technology.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
It’s hiring day at Rolls Royce’s jet-engine plant near Petersburg, Va. Twelve candidates are divided into three teams and given the task of assembling a box. Twelve Rolls Royce employees stand around them, one assigned to each candidate, taking notes.
3D Printing Industry
Tekna, a Canadian producer of metal powders for additive manufacturing, has increased its production capabilities with the expansion of new manufacturing infrastructure, in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The additional facility, created through a $5.5M investment, will be used to relocate administrative staff, as well as research, develop and deploy new metal powder production units.
Automation World
From MQTT and HMIs to digital twins, IoT app connectivity and the EdgeX Foundry, the concept of decoupling software from hardware is quickly moving to the forefront of automation technology development.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Learn to make use of steel properties in a system solution and understand the potential that different steel options can offer for their various applications. Explore how performance of the material and thus the component and system depends on how the steel is produced.
3D Printing Industry
IRO3D, a metal 3D printer startup based in Seattle, has started shipment of its $5,000 desktop systems. Available for U.S. pre-orders from May 2018, the company reported in June that production was “on schedule.” Now IRO3D has reportedly completed 4 orders within the past few months, delivering to a potential reseller in Hong Kong, one Canadian company, and two independent customers in the U.S.
SKF (U.K.) Limited
Giving design engineers a competitive edge
With new SKF SimPro Quick single-shaft bearing simulation software you can quickly, easily, and accurately evaluate the design of your bearing arrangements and their field performance. Explore design alternatives, with more parameters, faster than ever before. Choose the best possible arrangement for your machine design, and validate directly with SKF bearing and application experts. See how much you could benefit from using SKF SimPro Quick.
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Engineer Live
An innovative Angus 3D printing start-up is set to help deliver cost savings to the oil and gas sector and up to £1 billion of benefits to the economy of northeast Scotland by bringing cutting-edge F1 technology to Scotland for the first time thanks to a £175,000 grant from Zero Waste Scotland.
Control Design
The use of certain technology, such as pneumatics, can clearly benefit from connectivity and data analytics. Although preferable to hydraulic solutions for most factory-automation applications, pneumatics have been slowly losing ground to electromechanical components. But smart pneumatic cylinders, valves and actuators can help to improve reliability and optimize performance.
Forest City Gear Company
The manufacturing industry is leading the way when it comes to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implementations. Manufacturing must continuously strive to improve operations to remain competitive, and the data available through IIoT implementations enables attainment of this goal.
Manufacturing Global
Across industries, the acceleration of product innovation cycles and growing variability of market demands are challenging manufacturing plants and organizations that were mostly designed for efficiency. Add the general trend towards more personalized products, and you understand why a key driver of the “Industry 4.0” revolution is flexibility.
Kluber Lubrication
The First High-performance Hydro Lubricant for Gears
Do you have a gearbox application that requires excellent cooling characteristics? Or an ultra-low coefficient of friction? Maybe you need to save energy or meet sustainability demands. Get ready to solve your most demanding performance, energy and environmental gearbox challenges. Klübersustain GW 0-460 hydro lubricant opens fresh application opportunities and increases performance levels. The revolutionary benefits of hydro lubricants are undeniable.
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Industrial Machinery Digest
The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University (KSU) provides high-quality engineering degrees with education led by industry-expert faculty in the university’s state-of-the-art facilities. 
Industrial Machinery Digest
Machine tools appropriately equipped to deliver high performance, speed, precision and reliability can help promote production efficiencies and profitability for any operation. Every machine tool component and protocol—from bearings to maintenance—ultimately influences application success. 
Naylor Association Solutions
Advanced Manufacturing
The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), a Xerox company, is involved in developing new concepts for digital design and manufacturing. Describe how new representations and algorithms are helping to design, analyze and plan the manufacture of highly complex structures via new technologies.
The pace of technological innovation in industrial manufacturing has accelerated drastically in recent years—for better and for worse. The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to take hold across industry, and driving the most value from it requires manufacturers to unify their operations and business processes in some way. 


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