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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 Stephen LaMarcaJun 11, 2021

Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame now accepting nominations. Italian Roboze bringing additive manufacturing hub to Texas. No longer satisfied with building watches and jewelry, the Swiss look to growing them. Size matters: Boston Micro Fabrication.

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By Stephen LaMarcaJun 07, 2021

Singapore: the most robot-dense country in the world. Will Tesla go down ... as a robotics firm in artificial intelligence? Automation, inspection, and robotics are the perfect match. Can 3D printing be sustainable? A guide to 3D printing on a glass bed.

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By Stephen LaMarcaMay 28, 2021

These numbers aren’t bull: Lambo prints 20,000 final parts. LiDAR and robotic vision systems. Are homes printed out of cabbage coming soon? Additive-optimized electronics. Why waste, uh, waste? Convert it into energy.

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By Stephen LaMarcaMay 21, 2021

“Copying your competitor won't help you beat your competitor. You need to think beyond your competitor.” – Gerhard Plenert and Bill Kirchmier

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By Stephen LaMarcaMay 14, 2021

Since the dawn of humanity, people have dreamed of reaching to the skies. Whether it be manned flight, conquering mountaintops, and building ever-taller skyscrapers, humankind has always worked to find ways to to overcome the omnipresent force of...

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By Gail McGrewMay 13, 2021

Until recently, in order to deploy robots in your plant, your business would need to hire a systems integrator who procured the hardware, designed the process, and programmed the robots. Experienced systems integrators play an invaluable role...

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By Stephen LaMarcaMay 07, 2021

A new generation of startups wants to disrupt the way houses are built by automating production with industrial 3D printers. 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, uses machines to deposit thin layers of plastic, metal, concrete and...

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By Gail McGrewMay 06, 2021

Lights-out manufacturing is receiving a fair amount of press due to its promise of complete automation. The thinking is that if some automation is good, complete automation is even better!

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By Stephen LaMarcaApr 30, 2021

Robotics evolving at a rapid pace. Homogenizing material properties of AM parts. Composite bridge building. Pattern based statical tools. 3D printed buildings. Here's the latest tech article roundup from this week's Tech Report.

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