CNMI Advanced Manufacturing Blog
This Smart Manufacturing (SM) post answers the business questions that manufacturers may have, primarily “What’s in it for me and my organization?”Read More
This Smart Manufacturing (SM) post is the first of a 6-part series that California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) has created in conjunction with the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC). The series intends to inform manufacturers on the components of SM, its business structure, its role in the value chain and how it has the potential to positively impact manufacturers across the country. Click here to read "What is Smart Manufacturing"Read More
Smart Manufacturing trends are quickly gaining steam with worldwide government cooperation and the growing production statistics to back it up. From virtual manufacturing to cloud computing, our industry’s continuous innovations are showing great promise by cutting company costs, streamlining production, increasing output and creating a safer work environment for employees worldwide.Read More
Tags: Manufacturing Innovation
Materials for 3D printing are no longer limited to plastics and metals. And 3D printing is not happening only in garages or nifty service salons. European Staples stores will now be able to make a 3D paper model of just about anything. Yes, the revolution is maturing from the garage to the big box stores. You can take a photo of any object with your smartphone – yes, 2D – and upload it to the office supply megastore and they’ll make it for you out of the same material they’ve peddled for years: paper. They recently made a deal with MCor to put one of their UK-made, Iris True Color 3D in each of their office supply stores.
Tags: 3D Printing
This article, written by Ben Vickery, for MEP's Manufacturing Innovation Blog chronicles the rise of additive manufacturing and what it may mean for the future of product innovation.