Industry News for 03/2022
In many industries, new and enhanced products lead to high cleanliness specifications. Due to changed manufacturing, joining and coating technologies and more stringent regulatory specifications, there are stricter requirements for particulate and film-type part cleanliness.
Standard parts and components are as vital to engineering today as they were in the mid-twentieth century. The main changes in the industry have been the technology that has enabled faster design and manufacture, enabling greater productivity.
New technology has enabled F.O. Select to easily achieve greater quality, efficiency and durability of cutting tools.
The medical technology poses major challenges for machinists.
Over the last few decades, additive manufacturing (AM)/3D printing has fundamentally changed the way that manufacturers approach product development. Industry is now almost universally aware of the term rapid prototyping, using AM to convert 3D CAD data into physical models in a matter of hours.
While smart factories are revolutionizing the manufacturing industry through innovation, being connected comes with new risk factors that must be addressed. A Deloitte study revealed that 48% of manufacturers identified operational risks—including cybersecurity—as the greatest danger to their factories.
JM Performance Products and The Reshoring Initiative analyze “near-post-COVID” parameters with a trajectory focus on training, technology, supply chain, production, and reshoring.