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Blue-Collar Workers Are Now Scarcer than White-Collar Workers (January 9th, 2019)

While it's not news to manufacturing companies that workers, of any collar, are hard to find, a new report from the Conference Board found that it is harder to find blue-collar workers than white-collar workers...

Warning to Robots: Humans Perform 72% of Manufacturing Tasks (December 12th, 2018)

(IW – Staff: 11-16-18) Despite the widespread fear, and more than enough reports, proclaiming that robots will be taking over the factory floor, it seems that time has not yet come. Humans still perform 72% of manufacturing tasks...

Tariffs Have Caused ‘Significant Harm to Manufacturers (November 28th, 2018)

Thirty-three organizations, most related to manufacturing, signed a letter sent to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer yesterday, asking for the lifting of Section 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada and Mexico...

Boeing and Thermwood Partnership to Demonstrate New 3D Printing Technology (October 29th, 2018)

Boeing and Thermwood Corporation have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling...

The ATS GT Launch Edition Packs a Twin-Turbo 3.8 Liter v* That Makes 730 Horsepower, and the Body is Carbon Fiber (October 29th, 2018)

After showing off the production-spec GT Launch Edition at this year’s Monterey Car Week, Automobili Turismo e Sport Automobili (or simply ATS) is finally offering the general public more information about its limited-edition machine...

UofL Rapid Prototyping CenterL Automotive Case Study (September 25th, 2018)

The UofL Rapid Prototyping Center recently completed a feasibility study for a major automotive supplier. A design was selected for fabrication using RPC EOS M290 laser powder bed fusion system. While matching the initial shape, it was 15% lighter...

MultiMechanics and Fortify Collaborate to Make 3-D Printing More Predictable (September 24th, 2018)

MultiMechanics, a developer of composite modeling and simulation software, and Fortify, a Boston-based additive manufacturing company, announced a strategic technology partnership to improve the predictability of composite 3-D Printing...

GM's $2.25 Billion SoftBank Backing Boosts Self Driving Bid (August 7th, 2018)

SoftBank is pouring $2.25 billion into General Motors Co.’s autonomous-vehicle unit as the world’s biggest technology fund and America’s largest automaker join forces to take on Google in the battle to dominate the self-driving car business...

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Blue-Collar Workers Are Now Scarcer than White-Collar Workers

While it's not news to manufacturing companies that workers, of any collar, are hard to find, a new report from the Conference Board found that it is harder to find blue-collar workers than white-collar workers...

Warning to Robots: Humans Perform 72% of Manufacturing Tasks

(IW – Staff: 11-16-18) Despite the widespread fear, and more than enough reports, proclaiming that robots will be taking over the factory floor, it seems that time has not yet come. Humans still perform 72% of manufacturing tasks...

Tariffs Have Caused ‘Significant Harm to Manufacturers

Thirty-three organizations, most related to manufacturing, signed a letter sent to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer yesterday, asking for the lifting of Section 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel imports from Canada and Mexico...

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