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Industry Yearbook Series

 

Medical Manufacturing 2015 Yearbook
Aerospace & Defense 2014 Yearbook
Energy Manufacturing 2015 Yearbook
Motorized Vehicle Yearbook 2014
 

MANUFACTURING'S TOP INDUSTRIES CHRONICLED

Each annual industry yearbook presents the authoritative insights from manufacturing leaders who outline the major market trends, processes, and technologies driving manufacturing success. Compiled by the editors of Manufacturing Engineering Magazine.

Medical Manufacturing 2015 Yearbook

Medical Manufacturing 2015

Kicks off with reports on trends in the medical device and instrument industries and a roundup of recent research, and includes separate features on tooling, laser, EDM, micro machining, cutting and grinding in the medical field. Two features cover 3D printing, with a third on bioprinting breakthroughs. Medical plastics are surveyed, CAD/CAM software, metrology, supply-chain and workforce issues are discussed.
Archived editions available for download
2015    2014    2013    2012*   2011*    2010*    2009*    2008*
Energy Manufacturing 2015 Yearbook

Energy Manufacturing 2015

The impact of the low price of oil is a theme through much of the yearbook. A report on low oil prices and their impact on oil drilling equipment manufacturers leads off. Also analyzed is how low petroleum prices have placed hurdles in the way of wind energy and solar power development and expansion. What role additive manufacturing does and could play in energy generation is discussed. Efforts to improve manufacturing efficiency in the sector are also of tubular goods are examined.
Archived editions available for download
2015    2014   2013    2012*    2011*    2010*

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Aerospace & Defense 2014 Yearbook

Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing 2014

Includes analyses of the aircraft, space vehicle and missile, and guns and armored vehicle markets. The properties of additive materials, CMCs, carbon composites, and metals from titanium to aluminum are considered. Experts discuss laser joining, creep-feed grinding, automation, tooling, workholding, milling, EDM, and heat-treating. Metrology, ERP, automation and the workforce skills gap are looked at.
Archived editions available for download
2014   2013    2012*    2011*    2010*    2009*    2008*    2007*    2006*
Motorized Vehicle Yearbook 2014

Motorized Vehicle Manufacturing 2014-2015

Kicks off with looks at lightweighting, emissions-reduction strategies, and the future of steel. Advances in flexible manufacturing, robotic watercutting, laser welding and etching, and metal cutting and grinding are just some of the technologies discussed. Safety, sustainability, reshoring and workforce development issues each get the spotlight, too.
Archived editions available for download
2014/15    2013/14    2012/13*    2011/12*    2010/11*    2009/10*

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