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    DEI Roundtable: Key Associations Highlight Progress and Next Steps

    June 6, 2023
    A panel of leaders deliver a state of the union on their organizations' Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts.
    Thomson Industries, Inc.
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    Cut Time and Costs by Customizing Motion Control Systems with Standard Components

    May 10, 2023
    As manufacturers broaden but standardize offerings, designers will be able to create a solution using off-the-shelf modules that require minor adaptations. Plus, tips for linear...
    Christoph Donker

    Hannover Messe 2023 Booth Tour: How Enterprises Embed and Unleash AI

    May 9, 2023
    Machine Design’s pit stop booth tour at Hannover Messe confirmed AI is being woven into as many portfolios as there were minds of decision-makers.
    igus GmbH
    The new Machine Heat Recovery System from igus

    Toward Carbon Neutrality: igus Plugs Heat Recovery Invention at Hannover Messe

    May 8, 2023
    Big on decarbonization, this motion plastics company freely shares its heat recovery concept.
    The direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) process builds parts from sintered powder. The resulting parts naturally have a textured finish that is similar to cast metal parts.

    Replacement Parts are a 3D Print Away

    April 25, 2023
    Reverse engineering has applications across industries, especially where parts cannot be sourced. Selecting the right production method gives way for design and manufacturing ...

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    Agility Robotics and ABB Robotics
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    R&D Spotlight: Manufacturers Automate Through Robotics

    April 12, 2023
    A cross-section of advancements in the next generation of operational robotics.
    Signalysis, Inc.
    Within the manufacturing environment, end of production test systems are used to detect flaws and eliminate subjective interpretations of quality. This reduces scrap and ensures that defective parts do not reach the customer.

    Physical Testing is Alive and Well Throughout the Engineering World

    April 4, 2023
    The real-world data provided by physical testing remains critical to the design, manufacture, quality and performance of products.
    Tech Launch Arizona and Julia Sudnitskaya/Dreamstime
    The Patent Medallion Luncheon recipients

    R&D Spotlight: Inventors Celebrate Ingenuity at Patent Medallion Luncheon

    April 4, 2023
    Honorees at the University of Arizona received medallions to commemorate their patented inventions.
    IT and OT convergence delivers the requisite real-time data and information to create a comprehensive digital version of the factory.

    Smart Manufacturing and the Convergence of OT and IT

    March 23, 2023
    The foundation for achieving higher operation efficiencies is the convergence of OT and IT to uncover actionable insights.
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    Artificial Intelligence Concept

    Computer Vision Transforms Production and Quality Control

    March 14, 2023
    Computer vision has the ability to transform production and quality control and allow for greater efficiency and flexibility.