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By Arun MahajanJul 26, 2021

Due to the pandemic’s second wave in India, June’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) contracted, dipping below 50 for the first time in 11 months. However, the worst is over, and the business resumption index jumped from 92% to 96% last week.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 23, 2021

Antique vise reborn with additive. Cobot programed to help dress limited mobility individuals. Why use custom EOAT when you have chopsticks? Capable cobot, Pepper, can’t hold a job! The current consumer additive champion.

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By Dave BurnsJul 19, 2021

If we can create sufficient business velocity – in this case, speed of manufacturing – then we will have a justifiable prerogative to reshape our supply chains. The emerging system of dynamic digital manufacturing technologies have the potential...

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By Benjamin MosesJul 16, 2021

Episode 53: Ben’s fed up with seeing Spot the robot dog dancing and not working. Steve saw farming equipment at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Benjamin declares AI must get read up on material science to help put a stop to worldwide waste.

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By Gail McGrewJul 16, 2021

For Protolabs, low volume is between hundreds and tens of thousands, with the minimum part quantity being one for all services.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJul 16, 2021

3D-printed fuel injectors. Verizon's robotics division. More evidence: Boston additive is the new Swiss machining. Robo-farming tractors show up to the GFO. A new additive NSN.

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By Greg JonesJul 15, 2021

The survey focuses on the advanced manufacturing technician job function, defined as those “technicians who run and maintain factory equipment and assembly processes, monitor and check the product quality, and document results." 

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By Patrick McGibbonJul 15, 2021

May 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $160.7 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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By Mario WintersteinJul 15, 2021

While Vietnam currently features a low automobile ownership rate, Vietnam's growing middle class is expected to increase demand. COVID-19 may have stunted growth of the market in the short term; however, the continued development of the country's middle...

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By Amber ThomasJul 15, 2021

The $579 billion, five-year Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework plan focuses traditional infrastructure investments on projects for roads and bridges, railways, and public transit. It also includes spending on broadband, power, and water storage.

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