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Lights-Out Manufacturing

Lights-out manufacturing is receiving a fair amount of press due to its promise of complete automation. The thinking is that if some automation is good, complete automation is even better!

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By Fred QianMay 10, 2021

With a forecasted 8.1% GDP growth for 2021, China saw the first quarter GDP jump 18% YOY due to the low base of 2020. The manufacturing PMI has remained above 50 for more than a year and is expected to stay that way....

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By Kristin BartschiMay 10, 2021

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $437.9 million, an increase of 16.1% over February 2021 and an increase of 41.6% over March 2020, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT... 

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By Mario WintersteinMay 10, 2021

The future of Canada's economic stability lies in the auto parts and automotive industry; it is defining Canada's role in developing and manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs) and related technology.

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By Gail McGrewMay 06, 2021

Lights-out manufacturing is receiving a fair amount of press due to its promise of complete automation. The thinking is that if some automation is good, complete automation is even better!

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By Benjamin MosesApr 30, 2021

Episode 48: Stephen gets wound up over digital twins helping to find real-life exploits and sim racing making its way to the Olympics. Steve also thinks that the latest photonics research could lead to a silicon replacement in computer chips.

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By Carlos MorteraApr 30, 2021

Foreign investments continue to pour into Central and South America, particularly in the automotive segments. FANUC breaks ground on an $8 million facility. Agriculture machinery and equipment see big gains. For more industry intel and tidbits, read on.

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By Stephen LaMarcaApr 30, 2021

A new generation of startups wants to disrupt the way houses are built by automating production with industrial 3D printers. 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, uses machines to deposit thin layers of plastic, metal, concrete and...

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By Stephen LaMarcaApr 30, 2021

Robotics evolving at a rapid pace. Homogenizing material properties of AM parts. Composite bridge building. Pattern based statical tools. 3D printed buildings. Here's the latest tech article roundup from this week's Tech Report.

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By Gail McGrewApr 29, 2021

Programming is key to any robotic system because it is how information and instructions are communicated to the robot to make it function and carry out tasks. The most common programming methods for industry robots are teach pendants...

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By Gail McGrewApr 28, 2021

AMT visited Major Tool & Machine to learn more about its work for NASA’s Artemis program. MTM has manufactured several components of the SLS and Orion spacecraft, including cone panels, RS-25 rocket engine nozzles, and tank-related components.

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