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Machines & Automation

Rise of the Machines: Industrial Machinery Market Growth to Double in 2014

High demand for machines in manufacturing sectors ranging from auto making to packaging will push the industrial machinery market to new heights during the next five years, highlighted by a doubling of growth this year, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS).

Viewpoints Blog

Viewpoints: Manufacturing is the New IT Career

Like many of our nation’s citizens, a career in manufacturing made it possible for me to live the American Dream.


Quality Scan: Coordinate Metrology Society Introduces Level Two, Device-Specific Certification

2014 is a special milestone in the history of the Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS), marking the 30th anniversary of our conference and organization. During this hallmark year, the CMS will deliver a second Certification program to the profession of portable 3D metrology.

Controls & Software

Software Update: SPC Software Helps Manufacturers Detect and Solve Process Problems

Steve Wise is vice president, statistical methods, InfinityQS International Inc. (Fairfax, VA;, a developer of statistical process control (SPC) software.


Connecting the Digital World with the Factory Floor

The classic manufacturing conundrum is how to make products quicker, cheaper, and better. Product lifecycle management (PLM) software attempts to help manufacturers answer that question with an approach that enables builders to produce higher-quality parts with improved designs that are more easily manufactured at competitive prices, all while drastically compressing the design-to-manufacturing cycle to beat the competition to market.

Event Coverage

Mfg4 Event Offers Student Program to Inspire Interest in Manufacturing and STEM Careers

In an effort to reach and encourage students interested in manufacturing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), SME and the SME Education Foundation are offering a program designed for middle school and high school students at the Mfg4 event at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn., from May 6 to 8.

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