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Apr 18 2018

Technology Makes Manufacturing Work

A company I know has a thriving business making small electrical components by the millions, selling them to major electronics companies around the globe. If you’re wondering how a U.S.-based company successfully competes with Chinese manufacturers, and actually sells a lot of product to these same Chinese companies, the answer is technology. A tour of …

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Mar 14 2018

OYU TOLGOI: Massive Mongolian mine seen as a test case for ‘lean’ techniques

As the global mining industry pushes deeper and ranges farther for vital minerals, its leading firms are just beginning to adopt “lean” techniques – common for decades in manufacturing industries – for mining greater value from their operations.14 At Oyu Tolgoi on Mongolia’s vast, windswept South Gobi Desert, where nomads still watch over their herds, …

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Mar 07 2018

Jean-Marc Cauzac

Is there a way to make additive manufacturing more productive?

07Now that powder bed techniques are turning out parts for all kinds of fabricators, can we make it more productive and profitable? Its advantages are clear, but there’s plenty of room for improvement. Tailoring the process to the product, even for an experienced manufacturing engineer, typically takes repeated passes to get to an acceptable process. …

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Jan 17 2018

A MODEL IN THE MAKING – Virtual simulations of many-layered systems hold promise of taming complexity

Engineering complex systems involves unifying multiple disciplines, which often operate in silos and use a wide range of incompatible tools. Engineering for the Internet of Things (IoT) demands even more interconnections. Virtual prototyping with a model-based systems engineering (MBSE) approach – which uses integrated 3D digital simulations of all systems working together – promises relief. …

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Apr 19 2017

MANUFACTURING’S NEW MATH: CEOs juggle complex factors in calculating where to locate tomorrow’s factories

CEOs are rethinking their global manufacturing footprints, locating plants and R&D facilities as close as possible to major customers and preparing for a new wave of technologies that could transform the shop floor. To seize the future, they must persuade their organizations to experiment at a time when risk control is paramount. Twenty years ago, …

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