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UR Ships Cobots with Two-week Lead Time; Manufacturers Meet Section 179 Deadline

Fabricating & Metal Work

The post UR Ships Cobots with Two-week Lead Time; Manufacturers Meet Section 179 Deadline appeared first on Fabricating and Metalworking. Facing unprecedented low unemployment figures, manufacturers of all sizes are struggling to fill repetitive and undesirable manufacturing jobs.

Using 3D-Printed Molds to Fabricate Devices for Clinical Trials

Plastics Today

The technique slashed cost and lead time for producing prototype parts

Metal 3D-Printing System Slashes Mold Tool Build Time

Plastics Today

TrueShape technology reportedly cuts tooling lead times and costs by more than 50

AGE Industries Announces New Equipment to Increase Efficiency and Throughput

Manufacturing Tomorrow

Upgrades will substantially reduce lead times and improve plant safety

Metal 3D-Printing System Slashes Mold Tooling Building Time

Plastics Today

TrueShape technology reportedly cuts tooling lead times and costs by more than 50

5 Benefits of Using 3D Interior Design Models

Robotics Automation News

If the year is 2022, there will be supply chain constraints and long lead times for furnishings and interiors. Assume your client is building a new house. At the moment, it consists of wooden slats and a frame in the ground.

AI helps to slash motor design times from days to hours

Drives & Controls

Two Japanese companies – Mitsubishi Electric and Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC) – have developed an AI-based electric motor design support technology that, they claim, can cut typical motor design times from as long as three days to just three hours.

SCIENTISTS DEVELOP AFFORDABLE 3D PRINTED PLASMA SENSORS WITH CLIMATE CHANGE-MONITORING POTENTIAL

WORCON

Compared to traditional weather-monitoring sensors, the team’s laser cut and 3D printed alternative can be produced outside of cleanroom conditions, reducing its lead time from weeks down […].

Paperless Manufacturing – How to Build a Paperless Factory?

MRPEasy

A paperless factory typically sees benefits such as the elimination of non-value-added tasks, better traceability, optimized production scheduling, shorter lead times, etc.

Incremental encoders offer 16 quadrature resolutions from 96 to 4,096 PPR

Motion Control Tips

Based on the existing AMT11 series package, the new AMT11A series is not subject to silicon related lead-time constraints and can serve as a drop-in replacement for AMT11 encoder models. CUI Devices’ Motion Group has introduced a new series to its AMT incremental encoder family.

Hexagon Startup Accelerator Picks Eight Metaverse Startups

Gary Mintchell

The collected data helps to reduce time to productivity, enables targeted reskilling and upskilling, and provides individualised guidance and support at the point of work. Is “Metaverse” a flash-in-the-pan? An ephemeral vision soon to succumb to reality?

Blade IAQ and Betco Ltd. announce distribution partnership for Sask. and Man.

Canadian Manufacturing

a leading distributor of engineered products in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada. The companies say that being a Canadian-based manufacturer assures quality and durability, fast lead times, capable technical support, and local parts availability for all of Blade’s products.

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Strategic Partnership: Precision ADM and Tecomet

Additive Manufacturing

With the focus of driving lead-time out of the manufacturing process, this partnership will allow for Tecomet to utilize its entire portfolio of capabilities, and combine the expertise & agility of Precision ADM, to meet the rapidly changing trends in the market. WINNIPEG, MB, Nov.

KMT Launches High Speed Laser Cutting Service

MEM

Sourcing complex fabrications on short lead times is always challenging, but KMT is offering a solution with its new laser cutting service for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. With our facilities and capabilities, we offer much shorter lead times than traditional fabricators.

Savaria opens a manufacturing facility in Mexico

Canadian Manufacturing

The proximity to the US market will reduce lead times and freight costs, as well as adding overall capacity to meet revenue growth. Querétaro Mexico Factory.

3D Systems Announced CuNi (CuNi30) Alloy for Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Additive Manufacturing

Direct metal printing parts using CuNi30 to meet Newport News Shipbuilding’s low-volume, high-mix hardware needs can improve supply chain efficiency – with an anticipated 75% reduction in lead times as well as lowered inventory costs. ROCK HILL, S.C.,

Stelco reports Q3 earnings are down by nearly 74%

Canadian Manufacturing

Stelco reiterated its fourth-quarter guidance that lower prices and shorter lead times will continue to affect results throughout the rest of the year. Stelco Holdings Inc. says its net earnings for the third quarter ended Sept.

Precision ADM partners with Tecomet

Canadian Manufacturing

With the focus of driving lead-time out of the manufacturing process, the expectation is that this partnership will allow for Tecomet to utilize its entire portfolio of capabilities, and combine the expertise & agility of Precision ADM, to meet changing trends in the market.

Desktop Metal Introduces All-New Digital Sheet Metal Forming Technology with Figur G15

Additive Manufacturing

Nearly all solutions for rapid production of sheet metal parts require custom forming tools, molds, or dies, which typically have long lead times and are expensive to produce. BOSTON/ September — Desktop Metal, Inc.

Pivot Point Incorporated Completes Factory Expansion

Fastener News Desk

Says owner Sol Leitzke: “We’ve invested heavily in equipment, especially automation, so that we can have the best value proposition in quality, pricing and lead times. Pivot Point hosted a public Dedication Ceremony on October 26th, raising the flag for the first time.

AML3D to manufacture subsea pipeline fittings for Chevron

AU Manufacturing

AML3D’s proven ability to manufacture to industry standards with lower lead times were key to securing the order,” the company said in a media statement. . AML3D has received a $215,000 purchase order from Chevron Australia for the delivery of two subsea pipeline fittings. .

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Metal Formers Expect Little Change in Economic Activity in the Next Three Months

Fabricating & Metal Work

Lead times improved with only 21% of metalforming companies reporting an increase in lead times in August, compared to 23% in July.

Venture Plastics adding molding press in Ohio

Plastics News

The company has been experiencing long lead times, roughly 18-24 weeks, before the addition of the new machine. Venture Plastics Inc. is adding an injection molding press to its Newton Falls, Ohio, plant, citing growing demand from customers.

Metal Formers Report Continued Drop in Daily Shipping Levels

Fabricating & Metal Work

Lead times improved with only 23% of metalforming companies reporting an increase in lead times in July, compared to 36% in June.

PBC Linear launches miniature metric ball screw assemblies

Design World

Building on the success of their lead screw technology, this combination of precision-rolled screw and compact nut is driving exceptional performance from an economical package. As with lead screws, ball screw assemblies are used to convert rotational motion to linear motion.

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IMCO Software Presents Plan360 at Chicago’s IMTS Tradeshow

Fabricating & Metal Work

Our customers have experienced a 35% reduction in lead time and a 5% net profit increase, making Plan360 an asset for any manufacturer.”.

CanLift launches offering on aerial lift equipment from XCMG Construction Machinery Group

Canadian Manufacturing

The new aerial lift machinery which is now available is an example of our commitment to our customers by bringing superior products with reduced lead times without compromising on quality or productivity,” says Geoff Grant, VP of Sales.

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing Collaboration with GA-ASI for UAS Tooling

Additive Manufacturing

“Our turnaround time can be significantly quicker than larger job shops, and we can usually ramp up production quickly to combat fluctuations in customer demand,” says Mike Wangelin, Business Development Manager at Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions and Baker Industries.

First to market CuNi alloy for laser powder bed fusion

Manufacturer's Monthly

Direct metal printing parts using CuNi30 to meet Newport News Shipbuilding’s low-volume, high-mix hardware needs can improve supply chain efficiency – with an anticipated 75 per cent reduction in lead times as well as lowered inventory costs.

Hybrid Additive Manufacturing: MELD Unveils 3PO, 3D Metal Printer Combining Additive And Subtractive Technology Into One Hybrid Machine

Additive Manufacturing

Excessive repair and rework backlog caused by long lead times for backordered parts. CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia/November 15, 2022 – MELD announced their newest machine, 3PO, a hybrid additive manufacturing machine.

Contract Wire EDM Services Meet Prototype, Production Mold Demands

Mold Making Technology

With over 50 EDM machines and 24/5 capability, the company is able to offer its clients high precision with short lead times. Mold and die wire EDM. Photo Credit: Xact Wire EDM Corp.

Titomic establishes foothold in mining and reseller industries

AU Manufacturing

Ultimately, the systems give operators the ability to re-shore and bring maintenance and repair work in-house to boost self-sufficiency, which results in shorter lead times and higher profitability and productivity.

SPEE3D completes first hot fire trial for AM rocket engine

AU Manufacturing

The engine utilises SPEE3D’s cold spray metal printing technology and other emerging manufacturing processes designed to deliver reusable rocket engines within lead times and costs that are significantly lower compared to using more traditional technologies. .

Victorian manufacturing success story voted for Regional Exporter of the Year

AU Manufacturing

While we manage operations in Warrnambool, we have established Australian-owned entities in the US and EU to support global growth and provide short lead times to the emerging global client base,” Mr Ohlmeyer said. . Media Release by Envirofluid.

Minister Tassi tours Hamilton region and announces $2.5M for Sante Manufacturing

Canadian Manufacturing

She concluded her time in Hamilton with a roundtable with local stakeholders where they discussed the region’s strengths, opportunities and how Hamilton can help make Canada a leader in the industries of tomorrow. As a result, Sante will be able to improve production capabilities by 50 percent, decrease order lead time by 30 percent, and create 50 new jobs in the London region. HAMILTON and LONDON — On Nov.

Essentra Components Opens New Eastern Europe Hub to Strengthen Service

MEM

With the new hub, products previously held across multiple locations will now be centralised, enabling Essentra Components to distribute complete orders from a single source, improving service through improved lead times and reducing carbon footprint.

AML3D to deliver prototype parts for BAE Systems

Manufacturer's Monthly

The validation testing demonstrated AML3D’s WAM® technology as a cost-effective manufacturing solution with the potential to minimise lead times and meet BAE Systems Australia’s internal standards for additive manufactured components.

SI Giants 2023 average system integration revenue increases

Control Engineering

Leading concerns among the SI Giants 2023 respondents are supply chain issues and lead times as well as staffing. Supply chain issues, lead times at 29%. 29% Supply chain issues, lead times. Provides feedback in a timely manner.

Nexa3D Brings to Market High Throughput, Powder Bed Additive Manufacturing Platform

Additive Manufacturing

My hat is off to our entire team of determined innovators, passionate engineers, and experienced marketers for bringing to market an industry leading thermoplastic production platform that fully delivers on our ultrafast brand promise,” said Avi Reichental, co-founder, and CEO, Nexa3D. “

How Automation is Shifting Traditional CNC Machining

The Automation Blog

Here are some of the significant advantages: Fast Production Speed and Quick- Turnaround Time. The automation of CNC machines increases and maximizes machine uptime since they can handle multiple operations at the same time.

Accelerate and de-risk your additive manufacturing application

Manufacturer's Monthly

Function-Led Design: With AM, application requirements lead, and the manufacturing process is built to follow.