Reporting from the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus, this time confronting the costs to ramp up production of needed medical products.
Timothy W. Simpson
Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design & Manufacturing, Pennsylvania State University
Siemens helped the vaccine supplier convert new Marburg facility for vaccine production, providing automation solutions and enabling paperless documentation of production.
The white paper argues that reshoring or nearshoring, digitalization and increased workforce development measures will be necessary for manufacturing after the pandemic.
The survey of NTMA and PMA members revealed manufacturers’ experiences under the pandemic and desire for continued federal economic support.
The website includes a restart checklist for water-miscible coolants, video tutorials for proper machine cleaning and a guide on coolant care.
“How To Remain Safe and Productive in Working with Metalworking Fluids During the COVID-19 Pandemic” is scheduled for July 29, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET.
The die and mold tooling sector controls a manufacturing market more than 10 times larger than the market this tooling is used in. Experts discuss why the price savings of offshoring tooling misses the total cost of sending tooling work away.
The metalworking industry index signals decelerating contraction for a second consecutive month.
Chief Economist & Director of Analytics, Gardner Intelligence
Reporting from the front lines of the fight against the Coronavirus – battling liability and IP issues.
The funding will help deliver virtual classes for manufacturers through WMEP’s online classroom offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It is the first time IMTS has had to cancel a show since World War II.
Machine monitoring helps work remotely, avoid close contact on the shop floor and prevent underbilling for lights-out machining.
Recently posted articles offer various pictures of machining automation. Also, goodbyes to two long-time writers for MMS: Wayne Chaneski and Derek Korn.
Index signals decelerating contraction as new orders and production readings move higher.
Weldon Solutions, a manufacturer of CNC cylindrical grinders and robotic automation systems, had to close its doors for two months due to COVID-19. Now allowed to reopen, the company is taking stock of the lessons learned and a path forward during the pandemic.
Senior Editor, Modern Machine Shop
History shows that crises like the coronavirus pandemic can produce exceptional human efforts on a global scale. Is your shop participating?
Content includes stories, videos, webinars and podcasts intended to provide OEMs and job shops with guidance on supply chain issues after COVID-19.
Demand for ventilator parts stretched this shop’s supply chain. Here is what it took to rapidly insource production.
Index sets back-to-back all-time lows stemming from extended COVID-19 turbulence.
Additive manufacturing is realizing its promise for scale production during the coronavirus period, but machining is an essential downstream capacity need that has to be expanded to keep up.
When a company that specializes in rendering viruses and pathogens harmless via UV light looked to produce a portable disinfection device, it turned to its neighbor Mazak to move from design into production.
Senior Editor, Modern Machine Shop
A sampling of CNC machine shops serving a variety of industries have this in common: They are using Mastercam CAD/CAM software to shift their focus and quickly produce medical supplies necessary to aid in responding to the coronavirus.
Pindel Global Precision’s CEO used his Navy SEAL experience to help his shop navigate the switch from one CAM system to another while manufacturing new ventilator parts in the middle of a pandemic.
Now in its second season, the YouTube series from Additive Manufacturing uses cool parts to explore the capabilities of industrial 3D printing.
KrisDee and Associates was able to increase production of a ventilator manifold from 90 parts per week to 780 parts per week thanks to changes the company started making months earlier.
SMX is now scheduled to be co-located with IMTS in Chicago this September.
In the wake of the coronavirus, it is important for manufacturers to re-examine existing supply chain strategies. Don’t miss this upcoming webinar series about developing local supply chains to make turn-around times shorter, ensure continued production and improve profit.