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What A Customer Wants, A Customer Gets

What A Customer Wants, A Customer Gets

Aug 21, 2014

“What A Customer Wants, A Customer Gets” Empowered Customers and the Future of Manufacturing By Diego Tamburini, Medium Makers and 3D printing are the usual headliners for the transformation that’s taking place with the future of manufacturing. Go ahead and take your pick of monikers for this era underway—“Manufacturing 3.0,” the “Third Industrial...

Save Money–10 Reasons Why It’s Cheaper to Buy From…

Save Money–10 Reasons Why It’s Cheaper to Buy From…

Aug 20, 2014

“Save Money–10 Reasons Why It’s Cheaper to Buy From a U.S. Factory Than China “ By Drew Greenblatt, Inc.  When total cost of a purchase is taken into account, in many cases, the USA is not only better quality, but cheaper. Conventional wisdom says the cheapest price can only be found in China. Shortsighted purchasing managers have...

Comparing Methods for Plastics Assembly

Comparing Methods for Plastics Assembly

Aug 19, 2014

By Miranda Marcus, Assembly Magazine Engineers have myriad options for joining plastic parts. Which is best for your application? There are quite a few options for welding plastic parts, including ultrasonics, laser, hot plate and radio frequency. Additionally, parts can be mechanically joined via fasteners, snap fits or adhesives. Each of these processes has...

Made in America – Cardinal Aluminum Co. (KY)

Made in America – Cardinal Aluminum Co. (KY)

Aug 18, 2014

Cardinal Aluminum Co. is another preferred American supplier of contract manufacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part trade show at http://www.d2p.com. Cardinal Aluminum Co. is committed to quality and innovation. From their multi-axis CNC machines to their proprietary ImageGraphics® system, you can be assured that they are constantly searching...

GE Aviation invests $50M in 3-D printing plant

GE Aviation invests $50M in 3-D printing plant

Aug 18, 2014

By Andy Brownfield, Cincinnati Business Courier GE Aviation is investing $50 million to bring 3-D printing to its manufacturing plant in Auburn, Ala. The jet engine and aircraft system manufacturer plans on using high volume 3-D printing to mass produce components for its jet engines. The $50 million will upgrade its existing 300,000-square-foot facility in...

Powder Injection Molding Market Continues to Take Shape

Powder Injection Molding Market Continues to Take Shape

Aug 15, 2014

By Tracey Schelmetic, Thomasnet Powder injection molding, which produces near-net-shape metal, alloy, and ceramic parts, is a technology that has been around for decades. But PIM processes are said to be hitting stride because of better knowledge of their benefits as well as demands to manufacture cleaner and more efficiently. Technological advances are also...