Machine Tools http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6652/more en If the World Really Is Flat, We Need a New Outlook on the Horizon http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/if-world-really-flat-we-need-new-outlook-horizon <div class="field-byline"> Sascha Fischer, Siemens Industry Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The workforce of tomorrow must be trained, not for the jobs in the market today, but for the jobs that will emerge as critical to the operation of the digital factory in the future.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/if-world-really-flat-we-need-new-outlook-horizon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/education-training/if-world-really-flat-we-need-new-outlook-horizon#comments Automation Education / Training Machine Tools Strategic Planning & Execution Robotics Operations Technology Workforce IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:24:00 +0000 276261 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Tech Orders Bump Up for November http://www.industryweek.com/technology/manufacturing-tech-orders-bump-november <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Order values increased 2.2% for the month, are still down 17.2% from the same point a year earlier, and are poised for a 2016 increase thanks to a recent Congressional budget deal.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/manufacturing-tech-orders-bump-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/manufacturing-tech-orders-bump-november#comments Machine Tools Technology The Latest Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:53:00 +0000 209171 at http://www.industryweek.com Association for Manufacturing Technology Tech Trends for 2016 http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-trends-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Drones, virtual reality, augmented reality and the Internet of Things (Industrial and otherwise) will top all sorts of buzzword lists this year. But what about the new manufacturing tech that has been glossed over a little? Here are some of the developments that could help you transform for 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-trends-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-trends-2016#comments Automation Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Information Technology Machine Tools Systems Integration Technology Gold The Latest Wed, 06 Jan 2016 13:40:00 +0000 206991 at http://www.industryweek.com Hulton Archive, Getty Images An Exoskeleton in the Japanese Countryside http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/exoskeleton-japanese-countryside <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hours outside Tokyo, a onetime Panasonic motor research developer is working to fulfill his childhood dream of building working exoskeletons, and has the potential to help millions in manufacturing in the process.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/exoskeleton-japanese-countryside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/exoskeleton-japanese-countryside#comments Emerging Technologies Machine Tools Robotics Global Economy Technology The Latest Sun, 01 Nov 2015 13:00:00 +0000 179691 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>ActiveLink founder Hiromichi Fujimoto shows off his Power Effector power-assist suit at the company&#39;s offices in Nara, Japan. Fujimoto, who pitched the idea to his employer, Panasonic, in 2003, has been at work on power-assist technology for more than a decade <span class="st" data-hveid="42">&mdash; </span>and has been dreaming about it since childhood.</p> Matt LaWell, IndustryWeek Additive Manufacturing Industry Report [UPDATED 10/21/2015] http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/additive-manufacturing-industry-report-updated-10212015 <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/additive-manufacturing-industry-report-updated-10212015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/Additive-Manufacturing1.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><div></div>Find a compilation of the latest available data about the Additive Manufacturing Industry.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/datasheet/additive-manufacturing-industry-report-updated-10212015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IW Industry Reports Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Machine Tools Research Resources Technology Gold Wed, 21 Oct 2015 20:19:00 +0000 169881 at http://www.industryweek.com US Manufacturing Technology Orders Drop for July http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/us-manufacturing-technology-orders-drop-july <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Total orders drop 11.8% from June and 11.1% from July 2014, though industry analysts anticipated the down year after a strong 2014.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/us-manufacturing-technology-orders-drop-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/us-manufacturing-technology-orders-drop-july#comments Machine Tools Technology The Latest Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:47:00 +0000 176821 at http://www.industryweek.com Association for Manufacturing Technology What You Need to Know About the Internet of Things, and Why http://www.industryweek.com/technology/what-you-need-know-about-internet-things-and-why <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If you think your business will not be affected by the Internet of Things (IoT), think again. Here's why.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/what-you-need-know-about-internet-things-and-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/what-you-need-know-about-internet-things-and-why#comments Automation The Connected Enterprise Information Technology Machine Tools Systems Integration Leadership Supply Chain Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:16:00 +0000 170871 at http://www.industryweek.com New Orders for Machine Tools Fell 8.1% in April http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/new-orders-machine-tools-fell-81-april <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The third decline in four months brings 2015 orders to $1.46 billion, down 8.5% from the same stretch last year.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/new-orders-machine-tools-fell-81-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/machine-tools/new-orders-machine-tools-fell-81-april#comments Machine Tools Global Economy The Latest Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:18:00 +0000 169401 at http://www.industryweek.com Association for Manufacturing Technology 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> <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> <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