Robotics and Automation
Happening Now
Technology
By Benjamin MosesOct 18, 2021

AMT Tech Trends: Homemade chips

Episode 58: Steve talks about how the chip shortage is helping the sellers of used motor vehicles including motorcycles. Benjamin is impressed by a new multi-function desktop machine tool on Kickstarter coming to market soon.

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesOct 15, 2021

Simulations: Value-Add and a Step Toward Digital Twins

The quality and fidelity of simulation have evolved so dramatically that many manufacturers don’t even know what is possible to accomplish using simulation.

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Intelligence
By Christopher DownsOct 05, 2021

Why Are AMT Members Going to AMT’s MFG Meeting + The MTForecast Conference?

At AMT’s MFG Meeting + The MTForecast conference, Nov. 2-5, 2021, in Denver, Colorado, you’ll hear from some very intelligent and passionate speakers about economic, marketing, and technology trends tailored for the advanced manufacturing industry.

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Intelligence
By Bonnie GurneyOct 01, 2021

In-Person MT Series Coming to a Region Near You

We’re co-producing with SME, the MT Series in-person. Tailored to each area, the 4 regional manufacturing shows are HOUSTEX, Oct. 5-7, Houston; EASTEC, Oct. 19-21, West Springfield; SOUTHTEC, Oct. 26-28, Greenville; and WESTEC, Nov. 16-18, Long Beach.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaSep 24, 2021

AMT Tech Report: Issue #177

10 examples of 3D printing recycled plastic. Additive makes a positive impact on society. First manufacturing day in Houston. China’s 3D-printed park. Robotic carpentry.

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesSep 24, 2021

AMT Tech Trends: Two Wheel Tesla

Episode 57: Steve explains why electric motorcycles are failing and he’s part of the problem! Ben pivots to the success of robotics in woodworking. Stephen quotes some Wall Street nerds with their take on additive manufacturing in/for space.

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Technology
By Kathy Keyes WebsterSep 15, 2021

Discover What's Happening at IMTS 2022

Plans are underway for the Western Hemisphere’s largest manufacturing technology show, IMTS 2022, taking place Sept. 12-17, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Registration is now open!

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Advocacy
By Amber ThomasSep 14, 2021

EPA Extends PIP (3:1) Compliance Date

On Sept. 3, the EPA announced plans to initiate new rule-making to reduce exposure to the five persistent bioaccumulative toxic (PBT) chemicals it banned in January, including one widely used in manufacturing, PIP (3:1). The EPA also extended the date ...

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaSep 10, 2021

AMT Tech Report: Issue #175

Octopus-inspired robots can do the twist. Graphics engines powering digital twins. 3D printing defects? There’s an app for that! Rethinking the supply chain. TÜV-certified AM.

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Technology
By Benjamin MosesAug 30, 2021

AMT Tech Trends: Full Course Yellow

Steve won’t shut up about the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ben takes over with the difficulty small firms have with robot integration. Stephen thinks Boston Dynamics has moved on from Spot to a humanoid robot to be competitive with Olympian Simone Biles.

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