Machine Tools http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6652/more en German Machine Tool Orders Rise in March http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/german-machine-tool-orders-rise-march <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Rising foreign demand boosted Germany&#39;s key mechanical engineering sector in March, the VDMA industry federation said Wednesday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/german-machine-tool-orders-rise-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/german-machine-tool-orders-rise-march#comments Machine Tools Global Economy The Latest Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:44:00 +0000 165951 at http://www.industryweek.com New Factory Tech Will Boost Future Jobs Growth http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/new-factory-tech-will-boost-future-jobs-growth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Future of Work conference looked at how technological advancements are changing the shape and even existence of traditional workplaces.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/new-factory-tech-will-boost-future-jobs-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/new-factory-tech-will-boost-future-jobs-growth#comments Automation Competitiveness Education / Training Emerging Markets Labor / Employment Policy Machine Tools Robotics Global Economy Technology Workforce The Latest Mon, 09 Mar 2015 10:24:00 +0000 161941 at http://www.industryweek.com Sean Gallup/Getty Images Achieve World-Class Operations Excellence at the 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants Conference & Expo http://www.industryweek.com/iw-best-plants-awards/achieve-world-class-operations-excellence-2015-industryweek-best-plants-confer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Early-bird registration ends Saturday, Feb. 28; plant tour opportunities are going fast. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/iw-best-plants-awards/achieve-world-class-operations-excellence-2015-industryweek-best-plants-confer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/iw-best-plants-awards/achieve-world-class-operations-excellence-2015-industryweek-best-plants-confer#comments Change Management Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Engagement IndustryWeek Best Plants Quality Information Technology Machine Tools Teamwork Robotics Innovation Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce The Latest Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:32:00 +0000 160691 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Technology Orders Take Sharp Drop in November - 2014 Still Up http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/manufacturing-technology-orders-take-sharp-drop-november-2014-still <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>'Despite a downward monthly trend in manufacturing technology orders, we remain bullish on the U.S. industry market overall, with robust factory production and strong performance in the automotive sector.' </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/manufacturing-technology-orders-take-sharp-drop-november-2014-still" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/manufacturing-technology-orders-take-sharp-drop-november-2014-still#comments Machine Tools Global Economy The Latest Wed, 14 Jan 2015 19:36:00 +0000 157451 at http://www.industryweek.com The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) The Hardest Part of Lean is to See the Waste http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/hardest-part-lean-see-waste <div class="field-byline"> William A. Levinson, principal, Levinson Productivity Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you're having trouble recognizing waste in your processes, one of America's manufacturing pioneers has some lessons to remember.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/hardest-part-lean-see-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/hardest-part-lean-see-waste#comments Energy Management Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Engagement Machine Tools Operations The Latest Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:09:00 +0000 156501 at http://www.industryweek.com Ford Motor Co. The Unassuming King of 3-D Printing http://www.industryweek.com/technology/unassuming-king-3-d-printing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Greg Morris is the mastermind behind GE Aviation's 3-D-printed fuel injector. His work has helped take additive manufacturing from the R&D labs to the factory floor, sparking an industrial printing revolution 30 years in the making. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/unassuming-king-3-d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/unassuming-king-3-d-printing#comments Companies & Executives Emerging Technologies Machine Tools Innovation Manufacturing Leader of the Week Technology Gold The Latest Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:27:00 +0000 149661 at http://www.industryweek.com <p> <style type="text/css"> .pquote { background: url("http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/uploads/2014/08/openquote-iw.png") no-repeat!important; color: #000000; font-style: italic; margin: 10px; padding: 10px 1px 1px 50px; font-size: 24px; } .article-image .image-description p { margin: 0; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.9; } .image-description { background: #F8F8F8; font-size: 11px; padding: 5px 5px 3px; color: #000; font-weight: normal;!important; } .pcaption { padding-left: 20px; padding-right: 20px; font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.9; padding-bottom: 2px; } </style> </p> <blockquote class="pquote"> <p>I know it sounds kind of funny to say, having worked with [3-D printing] for 10 years now, but I still think we&#39;re just in the beginning.&quot;</p> <p><em>&nbsp;- Greg Morris</em></p> </blockquote> <div class="pcaption"> <hr /> <p><strong>Title:</strong> Additive Manufacturing Leader<br /> <strong>Company: </strong>GE Aviation<br /> <strong>Prior Positions:</strong> Co-Founder, CEO Morris Technologies</p> <hr /> <p><em>The <strong>IndustryWeek Leader of the Week</strong> highlights the manufacturing leaders, executives and stars who are driving growth in today&#39;s industry and helping to shape the future of manufacturing.</em></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Postcards from IMTS 2014 http://www.industryweek.com/technology/postcards-imts-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>This gallery highlights a few of the standouts of the 2,035 exhibits on display at IMTS 2014 -- an impossibly small sampling from an impossibly large show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/postcards-imts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/postcards-imts-2014#comments IMTS Emerging Technologies Machine Tools Robotics Technology Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:23:00 +0000 149631 at http://www.industryweek.com One Size Doesn't Fit All: Altera's Supply Chain Segmentation Journey to Profitable Growth http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/segmented-supply-chains <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by JDA Software Group </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">This webinar will provide examples across different industries to illustrate how segmented supply chains are being enabled at real companies. It will also provide useful insights from practitioners who have thought through segmented supply chains from an end-to-end business process and technology perspective.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_JDA_segmented-supply-chains_WNR_JR_093014 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1100pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/segmented-supply-chains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Technology Machine Tools Systems Integration Webinars Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 149121 at http://www.industryweek.com Leaving Inspired: IMTS 2014 Wrap-Up http://www.industryweek.com/imts/leaving-inspired-imts-2014-wrap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IMTS is a week of huge excitement for our industry, but my hope is that the spirit and energy that drove everyone to experience the show can be carried throughout the entire year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/imts/leaving-inspired-imts-2014-wrap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/imts/leaving-inspired-imts-2014-wrap#comments Automation IMTS Education / Training Emerging Technologies Machine Tools Robotics Systems Integration Innovation Technology The Latest Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:01:00 +0000 148361 at http://www.industryweek.com Optimize your Materials Management http://www.industryweek.com/webinars/materials-management <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by MSC Software </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-time-description"> 1 hour </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Today's manufacturers are dealing with more data, an increasing number of people in the organization who need to use data, and less time to make decisions. Learn how to convert your company's Big Data challenge into opportunity, and how Big Data is creating value for manufacturing organizations.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_MSC_OptimizeMaterials_WNR_JR_091914 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1100pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinars/materials-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Technology Machine Tools Systems Integration Webinars Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 148451 at http://www.industryweek.com