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Alcoa Sinking $60 Million into R&D Center for 3D Printing

In a move that could boost the use of 3D-printed parts for production, particularly in the aerospace industry, Alcoa said is investing $60 million on an expansion of its Alcoa Technical Center near Pittsburgh, PA.
Popular Discussions In a move that could boost the use of 3D-printed parts for production, particularly in the aerospace industry, Alcoa said it is investing $60 million on an e… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/alcoa-sinking-60-million-rd-center-3d-printing/

Seventh Manufacturing Innovation Institute Formed to Focus on Flexible, Hybrid Electronics

The U.S. White House and Department of Defense today announced plans to create a manufacturing innovation institute that will be supported by $171 million in government and private funds and will advance research into and development of flexible electroni…
Popular Discussions The U.S. White House and Department of Defense today announced plans to create a manufacturing innovation institute that will be supported by $171 million in… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/seventh-manufacturing-innovation-institute-formed-focus-flexible-hybrid-electronics/

Advanced Manufacturing as Disruptive Innovation

Can advanced manufacturing processes themselves be the source of disruptive innovation? A high-profile start-up company in the hotly-contested lithium-ion battery space things they can. 24M—the founders were behind lithium-ion start-up flameout A123—has…
Popular Discussions Can advanced manufacturing processes themselves be the source of disruptive innovation? A high-profile start-up company in the hotly-contested lithium-ion… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/advanced-manufacturing-disruptive-innovation/

Rethink Robotics Reboots, Launches Second-Generation Collaborative Robot

Boston start-up Rethink Robotics was supposed to be the poster-child for the movement toward a new generation of advanced robots that would be smarter, easier to program, less expensive, and safer around human workers than traditional industrial robots.
Popular Discussions Boston start-up Rethink Robotics was supposed to be the poster-child for the movement toward a new generation of advanced robots that would be smarter, easie… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/rethink-robotics-reboots-launches-second-generation-collaborative-robot/

IBM Will Invest $3 Billion in Internet of Things Initiative

Although the hype cycle surrounding the Internet of Things continues to ascend—Amazon Dash Buttons anyone?—many of the manufacturing leaders with whom we connect remain lukewarm to the idea that pulling more and more data off of more and more smart, conne…
Popular Discussions Although the hype cycle surrounding the Internet of Things continues to ascend—Amazon Dash Buttons anyone?—many of the manufacturing leaders with… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/ibm-will-invest-3-billion-internet-things-initiative/

UL Jumping into Testing of Materials for 3D Printing

Product safety consulting and branding service provider UL says it is creating a quality framework and analysis service designed to help manufacturers assure the quality and performance of materials being used to fabricate parts and products with 3D print…
Popular Discussions Product safety consulting and branding service provider UL says it is creating a quality framework and analysis service designed to help manufacturers assure… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/ul-jumping-testing-materials-3d-printing/

Participate in the Council’s Big Data Research Project

In order to better understand one of the hottest and most controversial technology topics of the day – big data and analytics – the Manufacturing Leadership Council has launched a research study on the topic.
Popular Discussions In order to better understand one of the hottest and most controversial technology topics of the day – big data and analytics – the Manufacturing… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/participate-councils-big-data-research-project/

Exosuit Robots Are Taking the Next Step

Manufacturers could benefit from current U.S. military testing of advanced exosuit robotics that, advocates say, will cut a wearer’s exertion level by 25% when carrying a 100-pound load while reducing injury and enhancing stamina.
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Cybersecurity: Manufacturing Malware On The Rise

Recent revelations about the so-called “Regin” spying virus, plus new potential cyber threats to energy and national infrastructure systems, are pushing cybersecurity firmly back to the top of the manufacturing industry’s worry list.
Popular Discussions Recent revelations about the so-called “Regin” spying virus, plus new potential cyber threats to energy and national infrastructure systems, are … http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/cybersecurity-manufacturing-malware-rise/

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Spend Accelerating Fast

The latest report from The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) reveals an impressive rise in manufacturing technology and machine tool orders among U.S. companies during September. Total orders reached $647.63 million during the month – an incr…
Popular Discussions As key performance figures for the U.S. manufacturing industry continue to show strong and consistent growth in the latter half of 2014, the last few months … http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/us-manufacturing-technology-spend-accelerating-fast/

Era of Additive Manufacturing in Space Is Launched

The role of additive manufacturing in the distributed production of replacement and new parts took a giant leap forward this week with the launch of an unmanned space craft carrying a 3D printer—among other things—to the International Space Station. The…
Popular Discussions The role of additive manufacturing in the distributed production of replacement and new parts took a giant leap forward this week with the launch of an unman… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/era-additive-manufacturing-space-launched/

CIO Impact Awards Nominations Are Now Open

Is your company achieving breakthrough results by leveraging trending information technologies such as big data and advanced analytics, mobility, and social networking? If so, you can receive global recognition as an IT leader by submitting a CIO Impact A…
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Rising Robot Market Sees Accelerating Acquisitions

How much has merger and acquisition activity picked up in the robotics market in just the past four years? A chart, published recently by the Boston Consulting Group, shows a dramatic acceleration. While there were just four robotic company acquisitions i…
Popular Discussions How much has merger and acquisition activity picked up in the robotics market in just the past four years? A chart, published recently by the Boston Consulti… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/rising-robot-market-sees-accelerating-acquisitions/

New Generation of Robots Will Force Cultural Change

A new generation of smart, mobile, autonomous, and relatively inexpensive robots is about to hit the manufacturing plant floor and supply chain. These include telepresence robots that let supervisors and engineers thousands of miles away see what’s going …
Popular Discussions A new generation of smart, mobile, autonomous, and relatively inexpensive robots is about to hit the manufacturing plant floor and supply chain. These includ… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/new-generation-robots-will-force-cultural-change/

IoT Will Require a Renewed Focus on Data Accuracy

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to bring unprecedented levels of operational insight and product performance and use knowledge to manufacturers, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars of new market value in the near future. But the IoT wi…
Popular Discussions The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to bring unprecedented levels of operational insight and product performance and use knowledge to manufacturers, res… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/iot-will-require-renewed-focus-data-accuracy/

Study Finds Alarming Lack of IoT Security

How secure is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Not very, according to a new report from Hewlett-Packard Co. After evaluating 10 of the most popular IoT-enabled devices—mostly consumer products such as TVs, webcams, home thermostats, remote power outlets, sp…
Popular Discussions How secure is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Not very, according to a new report from Hewlett-Packard Co. After evaluating 10 of the most popular IoT-enabl… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/study-finds-alarming-lack-iot-security/

Will the Internet of Things Undermine Existing Channel Networks?

The trend toward adding intelligence to and connecting tens of billions of thing is predicted to create tens of trillions of dollars in new economic value annually by allowing manufacturers and others to understand faster and better how their products are…
Popular Discussions The trend toward adding intelligence to and connecting tens of billions of thing is predicted to create tens of trillions of dollars in new economic value an… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/will-internet-things-undermine-existing-channel-networks/

3D Printing: A Material Challenge

As manufacturers begin to consider expanding their use of 3D printing beyond prototyping into production, many are being stopped in their tracks by this question: How can we be sure about the quality and performance properties of the materials we are bein…
Popular Discussions As manufacturers begin to consider expanding their use of 3D printing beyond prototyping into production, many are being stopped in their tracks by this ques… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/3d-printing-material-challenge/

Germany’s Bosch Targets Internet of Things Revolution

There are lots of names for the era of pervasive connectivity and embedded intelligence predicted to dominate both our personal lives and the manufacturing sector over the next ten years - the Internet of Things, the Connected Factory, Smart Manufacturing…
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Apple Investing More in Advanced Manufacturing

With competitors like Samsung breathing down its neck, Apple is reportedly turning to advanced manufacturing technologies to help it get new designs to market in volume faster and more reliably than its rivals.
Popular Discussions With competitors like Samsung breathing down its neck, Apple is reportedly turning to advanced manufacturing technologies to help it get new designs to marke… http://www.gril-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/apple-investing-more-advanced-manufacturing/

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Exosuit Robots Are Taking the Next Step  in Transformative Technologies
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