Small & Mid-Size Manufacturers


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Small & Mid-Size Manufacturers

Four Marketing Action Items for Manufacturers

Feb. 15, 2017
In today’s highly competitive marketplace, meeting customer demand isn’t enough. Small and mid-sized manufacturers must have a continuous pipeline of new sales in order to thrive...
Parallel Works “supercomputing-as-a-service” compresses thousands of hours of data analysis into a browser-based resource. This view shows a “sensitivity analysis,” in which different values are tracked for an independent variable impact a particular dependent variable under a stated set of assumptions.
Small & Mid-Size Manufacturers

Scaling High-Performance Computing to Manufacturers’ Needs

Feb. 8, 2017
Every business is shaped by “economies of scale,” the principle that there are operating cost advantages related to its size or (in manufacturing, particularly) production volume...
Joel Lewis, YSU
The ExOne S-Max has a 1,800x1,000x700-mm / 70.9x30.4x27.6-in. build area (LxWxH), with a build speed of 2.12-3.00 ft3/hour.
Education / Training

Humtown Adds Large-Scale 3DP for Sand Molds, Cores

Feb. 1, 2017
Humtown Products subsidiary Agile Casting Solutions in Leetonia, OH, cut the ribbon on its new ExOne S-Max printer, one of the largest in the U.S. producing sand molds, cores,...
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US Aerospace Industry: Flying High, Soaring Higher?

Jan. 31, 2017
The trade surplus in aerospace products reached $80 billion in 2015 on exports of $140 billion, both record highs.
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Export Compliance: Why SMBs Need to Understand their Role

Jan. 30, 2017
Small and midsize manufacturers should consider global and domestic standards early in the product development process.
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Small & Mid-Size Manufacturers

Challenges, Opportunities and Tools for Middle Market Businesses

Nov. 2, 2016
Understanding the current conditions for today’s mid-sized businesses.
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Manufacturing Day

Recognizing the Manufacturing Heroes on Manufacturing Day

Oct. 7, 2016
Happy Manufacturing Day, from part of our team (pictured above at NIST MEP in Gaithersburg, Maryland) to all of yours across the country! Countless organizations like MEP Centers...
Rethink Robotics
Rethink Robotics Baxter robots place a molded part onto the counting fixture at Donnelly Custom Manufacturing in Alexandria, Minnesota.

How One Minnesota Manufacturer Overhauled Its Floor with Robots

Sept. 30, 2016
Up in Minnesota, Donnelly Custom Manufacturing opened the door for new tasks for its human employees by bringing in collaborative robots.
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Manufacturing Innovation Blog

Additive Manufacturing Equals Excitement

Sept. 8, 2016
Additive manufacturing, and manufacturing in general, is a great example of interdisciplinary research. No matter your interest, your innovations can potentially lead to processing...