Porsche 911 assemblyClick image to enlarge

There are plenty of robots on hand as the Porsche 911 takes shape – but also plenty of the hands-on human touch points you’d expect to impart the finishing touches to one of the most coveted automobiles ever built. Watch how it happens in this video.

Machining Stainless Steel

by Dan Cormier

What you need to know when drilling, milling, turning or tapping

Super engineering in China

Super engineering in China.

Cobots, workers of the future

Learn how Amazon is using robotics and exploring the use of collaborative robotics to improve efficiency at its fullfilment centres in this video snippet from Vice.

Maximizing Your Machine ROI

by Kevin Burton

Getting machine investment ‘right from the start’ is the key to reducing payback times

High performance: how does your shop gauge it?

by Chris McDonald

Determining what defines high performance cutting tools

Laser/punch combination meets productivity challenge

See how a new Prima Power LPe6f laser/punch combination, integrated into the Night Train (NT) Material Management System, helped Accelerated Cooking Products (ACP) of Cedar Rapids, IA, achieve a dramatic increase in productivity at a time when new business increased threefold.

Economical grinding, milling and drilling of tough materials

DMG MORI's Ultrasonic technology enables manufacturers to machine complex workpiece geometries in demanding high tech materials economically, claims the company.

Machine tool coolants

Making coolant usage in machining easier.

Vehicles of the future

What futire transportation systems might look like.

Ready Your Shop for Toolroom Automation

by Bill Obras & David McHenry

Multiple technologies must work together for equipment compatibility

Manufacturing high speed trains

Insights into how high speed trains in Europe are manufactured.

Robotic programming for welding

Tips on effective robotic welding from Abicor Binzel's TCP-Programming Aid ABIDOT.

Measurement components for digitization in the automotive industry

Watch Blum-Novotest's response to the challenges posed by the current shift from combustion technology to electromobility and the resulting massive reduction in components and extreme flexibility of production.

Video: 3D printing locking wheel nuts for Ford

Ford has partnered with 3D printing developer EOS to 3D print serial production versions of customized, individual locking wheel nuts that prevent tire theft.

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