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Autonomous Cargo Drone Does Heavy Lifting
Sabrewing has designed two hybrid-electric aircraft that can autonomously deliver hundreds of pounds of cargo to remote locations.

Wohlers Report 2019: Record Growth in Additive Manufacturing Materials
Revenue from metals grew an estimated 41.9%, continuing a five-year streak of more than 40% growth each year.

NVIDIA GTC 2019: Data Science Workstation, Purchase of an Interconnect Vendor, Safety Force Field in Autonomous Driving, and More
There are sufficient demos and talks of rayt racing, but the biggest announcements have more to do with autonomous cars, machine learning and data centers.

Meeting Design and Regulatory Challenges of Autonomous Air Taxis
Frankfurt Airport manager Fraport is working with Volcopter to potentially use electric, vertical take-off multicopter (eVTOLs) to carry passengers through an urban transport network.

Renishaw to Showcase Multi-Laser AM Innovations at AMUG 2019
Advanced automotive technology on display will include LED heat sinks, a low-cost, high-volume headlight component with no post-processing required.

CNC Software Updates Name of Wildest Parts Competition
Masters of CAM is an online platform for Mastercam users to submit stories about their experience and skills using CAD/CAM software to design and machine parts.

Maintenance Repair and Operation Technician Spotlight: Nikolai Ouchakov, OPEX Corp.
The Modern MRO team sat down with an automated storage and robotic sorting technician to give you an idea of what is like working in the field.

Taking a Look at Why Amazon Is Bringing Logistics In-House
Amazon's worldwide shipping costs were fifteen times higher in 2018 than in 2009, so you don't have to puzzle over the reason why they are looking at their own in-house transportation and...

Fictiv Secures $33M Series C to Scale Cloud-Based Contract Manufacturing Platform
Funding intended to help Fictiv build hardware products via platform investments and expansion of its global manufacturing network, company says.

Aurora Flight Sciences’ Aircraft Takes Flight with 3D Printing
Aurora teamed with Stratasys to develop a notably complex 3D printed jet-powered UAV.

3D Printing Increasingly Prescribed for Medical Apps
HP's Director of 3D Printing, Lee Dockstader outlines 3D printing opportunity in healthcare.

North American robot shipments hit record with big non-automotive growth
Shipments to non-automotive companies grew 41% to 16,702 shipments for the year, with food and consumer goods driving nearly 50% of the growth.

Making Autonomous Vehicles Smarter
Combining real-world info and simulated conditions to build a data set.

3DEO More Than Doubles Production Capacity in Q1 2019
During the year 3DEO printed over 30,000 paid parts for customers across various industries including medical, aerospace, defense, consumer and industrial equipment.

FELIXprinters Launches Large Build Envelope Industrial Additive Manufacturing Solutions
FELIXprinters introduces the Pro L and XL Systems, expanding its industrial range of additive manufacturing machines.

Modern’s System Report: Robots at GEODIS
The global 3PL turned to mobile collaborative robots to rev up its e-commerce fulfillment operations. One measurable result: a 2x improvement in productivity.

Rize Receives Frost and Sullivan Award for Best Practices in Technology Innovation for Zero-Emissions Polymer Additive Manufacturing
Award given to Rize for technology innovation best practices for zero-emissions polymer additive manufacturing.

America Makes Announces Qualified Database of Material Properties for FDM Additive Manufacturing of Resin
Database released to the Institute and its members to enable use of ULTEM 9085 Resin for aerospace interiors.

Siemens Camstar Electronics Suite Offers Smart Manufacturing Capabilities
Single software solution integrates Siemens' Camstar and Mentor's Valor manufacturing execution capabilities.

KDT Leads $160 Million Investment in Desktop Metal
Combined funding rounds are now at $438 million, reportedly making Desktop Metal a highly funded private 3D printing outfit.



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