Attend this 4-part Transforming Manufacturing series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business....More
The Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) program initiated a research program dedicated to developing a database and computer models that will predict corrosion in aluminum alloys, in airplanes and other transport applications....More
Fresh off its first quarterly revenue decline in 13 years, Apple sends its suppliers’ stock spiking thanks to an iPhone 7 announcement that hints at OLED screens, longer battery life and, most important, a 72 million-unit order....More
The agreement gives Toyota a license to use balancing technology that Kamen has installed in prior generations of wheelchairs for medical rehabilitative therapy and also helps Kamen introduce a new version of his iBOT wheelchair....More
The patent describes a layer of adhesive on a car's hood, front bumper and possibly front side panels sealed with a coating that, when broken, would bare a gluey surface akin to fly paper modified to catch humans....More
Five months ago, the New Equipment Digest editors sorted through a year's worth of equipment, perusing over 2,000 new tools, machines, software, and devices to find 20 examples of true, game-changing innovation.
GE estimates the Industrial Internet could be a $225 billion market by 2020, topping the $206 billion seen in the enterprise cloud computing market by then and the $170 billion in the consumer Internet of Things....More
When Chuck Hull invented stereolithography in the early 1980s, he had some ideas about what it might spawn, but he could have never imagined the scope of the current 3D-printing world. Now the CTO of 3D Systems, the company he founded in 1983, Hull is the benevolent father figure of a booming industry....More