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Advanced Manufacturing
Machine tool orders rose in September as business was bolstered by the 2018 edition of IMTS, the Association for Manufacturing Technology said in a monthly report. Orders totaled $608.9 million for the month, up 17% from an adjusted $522.4 million in August.
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.
Star SU LLC.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
FFF Australia Pty Ltd.
3D Printing Industry
MetalMaker 3D, a Connecticut-based start-up, has launched a rapid prototyping service integrating 3D printing with investment casting. Aimed at creating functional metal parts, the service has been launched as a more cost-effective alternative to Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS).
Industry Week
As automation adoption continues to change job roles and demand for new skills, companies face urgent needs to upskill workforces. A new survey by Capgemini talked to 800 executives and 1,200 employees about how organizations are responding to job automation.
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
Practical Motoring
Bosch and Daimler are partnering on the production of autonomous vehicle technology, with San Jose, Calif., announced as the pilot city for testing during the second-half of 2019.
3D Printing Industry
Boston 3D printer manufacturer Markforged has announced the completion of over 100 worldwide shipments of its Metal X system. The announcement comes almost two years since the product was announced at CES 2017, and eight months into the machine’s commercial availability.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, US bridges are continuing to deteriorate in condition with many elements approaching the end of their service life, receiving a “D+” grade. As a result, the Federal Highway Administration estimates that nearly 25.0% 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.
Ten Links
BISTeL, a leading provider of adaptive intelligent (AI) applications for smart manufacturing has announced that it has joined the MindSphere Partner Program, Siemens’ partner program for Industrial IoT solution and technology providers. 
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Machine Design
Modern engineering has led to advancements that make gearboxes of all types much smaller than they once were. For example, face-mounted gearboxes today may extend as little as 2.5 in. from the motor and weigh up to 50% less than most commercially available gearboxes, depending on model, power, gear ratio, and the use of aluminum housings.
As technology continues to evolve, so does the workplace. Internal communications have evolved to fit the needs of companies and their workforces. To adapt to such shifts, organizations should assess the available communication tools available to them and leverage the best of today’s technology to connect an increasingly dispersed workforce. 
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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Today’s Motor Vehicles
OnRobot, a global leader in end-of-arm tooling for collaborative robots, has opened its first U.S. headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Selected for its close proximity to OnRobot partners, Dallas will also provide a central location that is easy for both customers and staff to visit for training demonstrations and sales meetings.
New Equipment Digest
How believably immersive has Augmented and virtual reality become?  While they are exciting new technologies, what is the true value to manufacturers?
Forest City Gear Company
Boeing is doing some serious work toward what has always been an airy vision of the future. At GeekWire’s summit event last week, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg said flying cars are already under construction in an unspecified facility.
TechLink adds inventions to their database of patents daily. All of them are available for entrepreneurs and businesses to license and bring to market. And any one of them could be your next big opportunity.
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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Automation World
Robot technologies are finding a place across the industrial spectrum, driven in large part by a lack of humans available to get the job done. A variety of robotic improvements also help.
Manufacturing Business Technology
To be a long-term success in manufacturing requires an ability to always look forward. That means everything from anticipating customer demands and industry trends to embracing the use of new technologies and tools.
Naylor Association Solutions
New Atlas
While some vehicle manufactures, like Tesla and Ford, see the future of big rig road haulage as all-electric, others are banking on hydrogen-electric hybrids. Nikola Motors is one such company, already having two truck designs en route to production. Now there’s a third on the way, with the Tre being developed specifically for European roads.
With energy demands rising, researchers at Penn State Behrend and the University of Tabriz, Iran, have completed an algorithm to design more efficient wind farms, helping to generate more revenue for builders and more renewable energy for their customers.


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