DATA-DRIVEN MANUFACTURING

Cybersecurity Process Maturity Demands a Plan

Plans may fail, but planning has intrinsic value for building sustainable, adaptable data defenses.
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Unlock Your Capacity with Automation

Download the collection to explore opportunities and challenges within machining automation.

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The Keys to More Profitable Job Shop Estimating

In this Knowledge Center you’ll find critical insights into both the strategies and the enabling technologies of quoting necessary to achieve a more profitable job shop.

Wires Make the World Wireless

Leveraging 5G requires infrastructure grounded in physical wiring and thinking grounded in practical application.
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Mitutoyo AI Inspect Uses AI-Enhanced Visual Defect Analysis

Mitutoyo’s AI Inspect program enables operators to leverage AI-enhanced modules for visual defect analysis.

Probing Feedback Keeps CNC Machining On Track

CNC machine tools that operate like self-contained, automated smart factories can be an introduction or an addition to digital manufacturing workflows.
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Hexagon Recreate Streamlines Reverse Engineering Processes

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s Recreate provides a single digital working environment for reverse engineering, from scanning to 3D CAD modeling.

Five 3D Printing Trends Mirrored in Machining

The underlying drivers of additive manufacturing’s advance are increasingly easy to spot on increasingly digitalized machine shop floors.
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Siemens Teamcenter Quality Aids Quality Management

Siemens Digital Industries Software’s Teamcenter Quality suite keeps quality, manufacturing and engineering teams in sync, simplifying continuous improvement efforts.

Datanomix Debuts Fusion GEMBA Functionality

Datanomix has launched its Fusion GEMBA product, which automatically gathers data from company ERP systems to produce a real-time GEMBA board.

GF Machining Offers OPC UA 1.0 Common Communication Solution

GF Machining now offers OPC UA version 1.0 as a cross-platform communication and connectivity solution, pushing closer to the Industry 4.0 ideal.

The Keys to More Profitable Job Shop Estimating

In this Knowledge Center you’ll find critical insights into both the strategies and the enabling technologies of quoting necessary to achieve a more profitable job shop.

U.S. Air Force Makes Siemens Teamcenter System of Record

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Siemens’ Teamcenter software, part of the Xcelerator portfolio, as its product lifecycle management system of record.

Manufacturing E-Commerce Expands with Expectations

Whether by automating on their own terms or joining a vetted network, manufacturers are responding to demand for easy online part ordering.
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Moving Monitoring Closer to the Cut

A sensory toolholder can provide more accurate vibration data on the metalcutting process, helping to extend tool life and improve surface finish.

Red Lion Controls Expands SixTrak RTU Line

Red Lion Controls has added the ST-IPm-8460 to its SixTrak line of industrial RTUs. The company’s Red Lion Workbench software powers the device.

FactoryWiz Promotes Richard Hefner to Company President

FactoryWiz has announced that Richard Hefner, formerly its executive vice president, will now succeed John Hosmon as the company’s president.

"Soft" Automation is Long Overdue

Digitalizing and systemizing the clerical work of quoting and quality control is more achievable and more urgent than ever.   
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Starrett's Datasure 4.0 Streamlines Data Acquisition

The L.S. Starrett Company has introduced its Datasure 4.0 system, which uses new wireless technology to provide swift, secure transfer of measurement data.

LK Metrology's Metrology Gate Provides Remote Reports

LK Metrology has launched Metrology Gate, a web-based Industry 4.0 solution for monitoring and controlling inspection activities.

Digital "Fingerprints" Put Twins in Perspective

Unique identifiers keep the digital thread intact through design, production and quality control.
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IMCO ToolBot Resource Individually Tailors Feeds and Speeds

IMCO’s free, online ToolBot resource uses simple parameters to optimize users’ carbide end mill feeds and speeds.

Datanomix Fusion Maximizes J&W Swiss Machine's Efficiency

Datanomix’s Fusion software led J&W Swiss Machine to a 13% increase in cycle-time conformance and a 1.5 day improvement on its on-time delivery.
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