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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.

You Wouldn’t Download a Car, but You May Print One

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Divergent raises funds to operationalize 3D printing automobiles, while a hobbyist creates a wind tunnel to go along with it. Robotics is changing the workforce from motion planning to operations.

A High Production Rate Solves Many Ills

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A walk-through of ‘Production Line : Car Factory Simulation’, Elon Musk’s catch phrases, and how Industry 4.0 technologies are critical to manufacturing success. Recycling drives new business models in apparel and metals.

Fully Unnamed: Superb Talent and Autonomous Robots

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Amazon scales fulfillment with their new AMR Proteus, Ocado secures funding for 58 facilities. Singapore brings back manufacturing due superb talent and highly automated robotic lines.

Help Seeking Batteries and Chips

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Demand for batteries and chips skyrockets amid global energy shortages. AM tooling and IIoT help companies realize time and cost savings.

Pulp, Paper, and Black Liquor

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Cardboard processing is circular and creates byproducts that can be recovered to produce biofuels and chemicals.

Concretely Sustaining Cement from Cradle to Grave

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Cement production accounts for 8% of global CO2 emissions, now new AI and testing extends improves the materials’ lifespan. AMP Robotics finds millions to be made in recycling in one Michigan county.

Machines Taste the Future Before You

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Cultivated meat is hitting a factory near you while machines get a taste of wine on the manufacturing line. Advanced manufacturing technology remains hot within the US.

The Latest High-tech Sensing Improving Worker Safety

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Manufacturing workers suffer injuries due to contact with objects, environmental exposure, and overexertion. Connected worker platforms seek to drive safety incidents to zero. Also, high fidelity physics simulation drives industry toward a sustainable future.

The Computing of Manufacturing Data Infrastructure

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Manufacturers leverage data infrastructure built for web apps to speed up insights into new product performance, process control, and demand planning. Computing loads are finding their niche from smart sensors to cloud data centers. Metaverse and blockchain technologies contin...

All Factories Who YOLO See Instant Quality Improvements

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Popular machine learning algorithms, like You Only Look Once (YOLO), make their way to the factory floor for visual inspection, collision detection, and workstation monitoring. New lighthouse factories are named by the World Economic Forum.