Mazak Optonics vertical automation systemClick image to enlarge

Mazak Optonic Corp.'s Hi-Speed Modular Vertical Automation system designed for job shops, OEMs or production facilities. Suction cups and forks work independently to reduce cycle times.

 

The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by themselves.

Inside the Space Factory

Airbus is putting advanced technologies to work in its satellite manufacturing operations.

Time lapse barge fabrication

This time lapse video shows the fabrication of an ATB Tank Barge by Harvest at Vigor in Portland, Oregon.

A walkthrough of GM's battery technology

Take a look at GM's Ultium wireless battery management system, which reduces up to 90 per cent of the wires within an EV battery, enabling sleeker vehicle design and improved scalability.

Hyperloop explained

Hyperloop is on the cusp of becoming reality; what is it and how does it work?

Standard, modified or custom press brake tools

Mate Precision Tooling now offers modified standard and custom press brake tools (PBT) that supplement its extensive range of standard hardened and precision ground tooling. 

The wild world of manufacturing

From fancy chairs to flying motorcycles, this YouTube channel is looking at the wacky side of manufacturing. It just goes to show, if a need meets an engineer, anything is possible. 

Machining massive gears

Manufacturing has seen a whole lot of technological innovation over the years, but it's still gears that make the world go 'round. 

OMAX waterjet finalist in "Oscars of Invention" awards

OMAX's MicroMax JetMachining Center is a finalist in the R&D Magazine 100 Awards. The company's abrasive waterjet machine is nominated in the field of mechanical/materials.

Fab Shop Remake

By Mary Scianna

Automation isn’t for every shop, or is it?

Quebec gets $15 M aluminum production plant

An Alberta aluminum deck manufacturer is investing $15 million to build a new production plant in Saguenay-Lac-Saint Jean, Quebec.

Machining complex fuel injection parts from bar stock

Index USA looks at the comon challenges in machining fuel injection parts from bar stock.

Cobots in Manufacturing

by Bernardo Mendez 

Manufacturing is at a turning point. Is “distributed manufacturing” the way forward?

High speed machining of Mathews bow quiver components

High speed machining of Mathews bow quiver components on a Makino 51nx horizontal machining centre.

Okuma insights into the Industrial Internet of Things

These days there’s so much talk about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Industry 4.0. Is it all just hype, or is it really as revolutionary as they say?

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