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Plotting the Future of 3D Printing

Plotting the Future of 3D Printing

Dec 3, 2014

By Clara Asmail, Manufacturing Innovation Blog Additive manufacturing (AM) is hurtling into its wide and wonderful future. Right now heavy attention is being given to the promise AM offers to toy and fanciful trinkets makers or to heavy-weights in the aerospace industry. Deservedly, there are great investments and enthusiastic anticipation in both of these...

Made in America – Quality Manufacturing, Inc. (KY)

Made in America – Quality Manufacturing, Inc. (KY)

Dec 2, 2014

Need Automation and Tooling? Quality Manufacturing, Inc. 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. Tooling & Automation is the nucleus of QMI. They are able to provide strong support for the essential operations that lead their customers to accomplish...

Six Challenges Facing Modern Manufacturing Companies

Six Challenges Facing Modern Manufacturing Companies

Dec 2, 2014

By Danielle Iera, TPC Wire & Cable Corp, Manufacturing.net Manufacturing is an ever-changing industry, where manufacturers face new issues and concerns every year. Since this year is no exception, here are a few of the top concerns that manufacturers are grappling with. Regulatory compliance and traceability Nearly every type of manufacturer faces...

ISM Manufacturing Beats Expectations

ISM Manufacturing Beats Expectations

Dec 1, 2014

By Myles Udland, Business Insider US manufacturing remains solid. ISM’s latest manufacturing PMI came in at 58.7, topping expectations. Expectations were for the reading to come in at 58.0, down from last month’s 59.0 reading, which blew away expectations. The report’s prices paid sub-index, however, fell sharply from the prior month, coming...

Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing Highest in 21 Years

Mid-Atlantic Manufacturing Highest in 21 Years

Nov 25, 2014

By Kathleen Madigan, Fox Business Mid-Atlantic manufacturers are surging ahead in November, according to a survey released Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Fed’s index of general business activity covering the regional factory sector surged to 40.8 in November from 20.7 in October and 22.5 in September. The reading is...

Put Your Pedal to the 3D Printed Metal

Put Your Pedal to the 3D Printed Metal

Nov 21, 2014

By Rebecca Carnes, Design-2-Part Magazine Race Car Company Solves Product Problem by Working with Metal Components Manufacturer that Invested in New 3D Metal Printer Technology When Zach Morgan, a tech and tuner at English Racing, saw the early 2014 Facebook posting by CEO Gary Cosmer at Metal Technology, Inc. (MTI) about a newly purchased 3D metal printer (3D...