New report examines impact of artificial intelligence on manufacturing
June 1, 2017
Partnership, collaboration, and technology investment crucial for growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's Industrial Automation and Process Control team.
Streamlining 3D Printing Post-Processing Opens Market Opportunities
June 1, 2017
By streamlining 3D post-processing, Rize's augmented polymer deposition technology enables additive manufacturing to take on short-run, end-use production parts applications and moves the 3D printer onto the engineer's desktop.
ANSYS, PTC Partner To Bring Simulation to the Industrial Internet of Things
May 31, 2017
The pair announced plans to develop a platform solution that will allow ANSYS engineering simulation capabilities to be easily added to apps built on PTC's ThingWorx IIoT platform.
Printing Space Bricks
May 22, 2017
At least two different research teams have made progress on 3D printing technologies that will allow space travelers to create tools and building materials on the surface of the moon...
Boeing’s THREAD Prints Embedded Electronics, Optics
May 11, 2017
The process embeds strands of different materials groups such as copper, fiber optic, steel, nitinol, and others, and can also embed tubes into an item.
3DHEALS 2017: 3D Printing Eliminates Communication Barriers in Healthcare
April 27, 2017
Conference on 3D printing for medical professionals tackles cultural resistance, technological hurdles, and patient-doctor communication benefits
Uber’s Next Transportation Disruption Flying Cars
April 26, 2017
Uber is making its vertical take-off and landing plans more concrete via new partnerships announced during its Elevate conference focused on the VTOL industry.
Google Founder Larry Page’s ‘Flying Car’ Kitty Hawk
April 24, 2017
The Kitty Hawk Flyer is a new, all-electric aircraft, and it is safe, tested and legal to operate in the United States in uncongested areas under the Ultralight category of...
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Tests Metal Extrusion Printing
April 24, 2017
The direct metal writing process, as the lab has dubbed it, uses a metal that has been engineered to act like a solid at rest but to flow like a...
Printed Part to Launch on Lockheed Military Satellite
April 21, 2017
Lockheed used a laser powder bed fusion process to manufacture the part out of aluminum.
Wohlers 2017 Report on 3D Printing Industry Points to Softened Growth
April 11, 2017
Wohlers Associates Inc., an analyst firm that focuses on 3D printing (also called additive manufacturing or AM), has just released an annual report detailing the state of the industry.
Toyota Industries Corporation to Acquire Vanderlande for 1.2 billion euros
March 23, 2017
Acquisition is intended to strengthen TICO's materials handling business and follows the acquisition of Bastion Solutions.
Making Drones Safer By Crashing Into Dummies
March 10, 2017
As drones become more commonplace, the risk of physical harm from an unskilled pilot or out-of-control copter increase, so researchers at Virginia Tech are finding out how to make these...
Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Advances
March 8, 2017
Simulation enabled by a supercomputer was the key to getting carbon fibers to flow through an ink nozzle in a modified direct ink writing process.
Naval Research Lab Invests in Laser Powder-Bed Metal Printing
March 6, 2017
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) will use Concept Laser's 3D metal printing technology for rapid prototyping and materials research.
UPS Drone Meets UPS Delivery Truck
February 22, 2017
UPS has announced that it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a UPS package car, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns...
3D Printing Research Now Comes with Southwest Flavor
February 9, 2017
Arizona State University Polytechnic just kicked things up a notch with the launch of the Southwest's largest 3D printing research facility: the ASU Manufacturing Research and Innovation Hub.
SencorpWhite names Chris Lingamfelter president of White Systems
February 8, 2017
Initial focus will be industrial storage and retrieval hardware and software business before expanding into integrated systems.
Association for Advancing Automation (A3) launches trade association in Mexico
January 24, 2017
A3 Mexico to support the robotics and automation industry in a fast-growing market.