Watch John Brandt of MPI and John Nesi of Rockwell Automation present the findings of the MPI Internet of Things (IoT) study, which evaluates the readiness of U.S. manufacturers to incorporate smart devices and embedded intelligence within their plants....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.
Farmers and metalcasters are more alike than it may seem at first, and both deserve every consideration for easy and assured availability of resources and respect. To justify this we have deliberated on similarities between their two different avocations, with the purpose of persuading foundrymen and to add a moment of levity to the otherwise a dry routine of challenges we face every day. We hope it will bring some amusement to you, too.
During a luncheon celebration, eight winning manufacturing plants – representing the leading edge of efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction, and create stimulating and rewarding work environments – received their IW Best Plants Awards as an enthusiastic audience shared in the celebration.
Rodney Brooks, founder & CTO of Rethink Robotics, accepted the IndustryWeek Industry Excellence Award for Manufacturing Technology Leadership via video at the recent IW Manufacturing & Technology Show....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