Recent Articles

September 8, 2014 10:21 am
Janaki Weiden, Global Marketing Director for NORGLIDE Bearings & RENCOL Tolerance Rings, Saint-Gobain
Research & Development (R&D) is critical to the creation of effective and innovative technologies in all industries. And it starts with the pieces. Terms like “innovative” and “well-engineered” shouldn’t be limited to referring only to ...
September 5, 2014 10:21 am
Steve Erickson, VP of Sales & Engineering, First American Plastic
The future of plastic manufacturing in the United States is far from certain, but many trends are beginning to take shape. From the accelerating pace of 3D printing innovation to new production procedures, plastic manufacturing will likely ...
September 3, 2014 2:47 pm
Craig Schwarze, OPTRA, Inc.
With the ever increasing threat of improvised explosive devices, both in the military arena and the civilian realm, there is a growing demand for technologies with the ability to detect explosives and their precursors from a safe stand-off ...
September 2, 2014 5:32 pm
Chris Needes, Global Market Manager, Saint-Gobain
Much of the talk in the automotive industry in recent years has been about the rise of the urban car. Growing demand from consumers for these lightweight vehicles has been reported in Europe, the US and the booming ...     
September 2, 2014 10:19 am
Dr. Andrew Morrison, Technical Director, Zytronic
The advent of 4K represents the latest stage in the ongoing progression of modern display technology. Over the last 18 months displays based on this ultra-high definition video format have been introduced by a number of manufacturers ...
August 28, 2014 11:30 am
Paul Humphreys, Global Market Manager, Bicycle, NORGLIDE Bearings, Saint-Gobain
As the demand for mid-priced bicycles increases, manufacturers face the challenge to provide cyclists with bicycles that meet expectations while remaining cost effective. In an effort to reduce manufacturing costs, they are considering ...
August 26, 2014 5:14 pm
Ben Savage, PanelPilot Manager, Lascar Electronics
It is not exactly a regular occurrence for the electronic products and systems used in industrial applications to be talked about in the same terms as a consumer device. However, increasingly users of industrial products are demanding the ...
August 25, 2014 4:11 pm
Shawn P. Quigley
Very few people have not heard the term “Learning Organization”. However, do we know what it has to offer project design and development? I would like to start with the definition of Organizational Learning from the Business Dictionary ...
August 25, 2014 10:36 am
Siemens
In 2011, the first bulk cargo carrier measuring 260 meters in length and 43 meters in width docked at the PaxOcean shipyard in Zhoushan, marking the opening of operations at that location. Since then, the company has received orders to ...
August 22, 2014 10:17 am
Andrew Dugenske & Alain Louchez, Georgia Institute of Technology
Around the globe, intelligent and pervasive industrial automation has been catapulted in recent years to a top national or regional priority. Known by different names, e.g., “Advanced Manufacturing”, “Smart Manufacturing”, “Industry 4.0” or  ...
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