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Emerging Stronger After 100 Issues

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Exponential Industry publishes its 100th newsletter. The sustainability and AutoTech megatrends drive the future of industry.

Funding the Autonomous Supply Chain

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Autonomous driving may have stumbled, but autonomy success grows in industrial operations. ISEE, Pickle Robots, Attabotics, and AMFG received big funding rounds for their successes so far.

Data Informs Sustainability and Functional Design

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Sustainability regulations and consumer demand force new product development and functional design. Universal models enable machine learning to thrive amid complexity in manufacturing and warehouse environments.

Reimagining Composite Materials from Lay-up to Additive

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Composite materials are challenging to manufacture. New additive, melt-blown, and automated lay-up processes enable better performance and lower cost. Circular economy startups, Solugen and AMP Robotics, raise huge rounds.

Achieving Progress in Autonomous Driving Tech

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Autonomous self-driving tech stalls on public streets, but progresses in the warehouse. The data backbone of digital twins and production planning with AI takes hold.

Origins of the Bionic Supply Chain

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A short history of the term ‘bionic supply chain’ in industry. Sustainability technology finds new ways to adopt into operations. Handcrafted lightsabers in time for Halloween.

Mapped: Why Factory Tours Matter

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A world map of immersive factory tours near you! Generative design aided by machine learning enhances engineer productivity in automobile design and FPGA development.

Energy Intensive Manufacturing Shapes Economies

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Germany and Taiwan face questions about energy supplies. The Food, Pulp and Paper, Basic Chemicals, Primary Metal, and Nonmetallic Minerals manufacturing sectors are the most energy intensive.

The Importance of Energy in Manufacturing and in Policy

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Sustainability and decarbonization transitions take time. So does training the next generation manufacturing workforce on data and AI. Acquisitions begin to ramp up across the Industry 4 ecosystem.

Fastest Growing Industrial Companies Grow Over 500%

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Flexport and Seeq retain their incredible growth trajectories according to the 2022 Inc. 5000. Robots learn to take instruction in natural language and freight ships self-navigate for weeks with AI.

Machine Lifetime Value to BOM Ratio

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The six metrics that matter for Hardware-as-a-Service businesses. Autonomously driving the line. Simplifying digital solutions to drive OT.