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Tecnatom, Marietta NDT Sign Collaboration Agreement

March 19, 2014

Tecnatom (Madrid, Spain) general director, Javier Guerra, and Marietta NDT (Marietta, GA) president, Daryle Higginbotham, have signed a strategic agreement of collaboration to develop their wide range of NDT services and products primarily in the North American market, and position themselves within the top-ranking companies in the U.S. within the composites inspection area.

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MFG Meeting Draws Industry Leaders

March 18, 2014

Supported by Gold Sponsors Sandvik Coromant, Modern Machine Shop and Gardner Business Media, Inc., the 2014 edition of The MFG Meeting featured outstanding presentations from an array of industry experts.

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Frost & Sullivan Announces 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners

March 18, 2014

In a world of intensifying global competition and accelerating change, recipients of the ML Awards have distinguished themselves by embracing breakthrough innovation and enabling their companies to anticipate and respond to customers with unmatched agility. 

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Jenoptik Introduces Better Parts Challenge

March 14, 2014

Company Aims to Help U.S. Manufacturers “Make Better Parts”

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Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in January

March 10, 2014
January U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $365.06 million according to AMT - The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 25.2% from December but up 1.3% when compared with the total of $360.31 million reported for January 2013.
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Smart Manufacturing to Drive Demand for M2M

March 7, 2014

The manufacturing sector has traditionally implemented a range of wired networks to automate plant floor operations.

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Smartphone, Tablet Boom Furthers Global Sensors Market

March 6, 2014

Consumer demand for high-quality imaging capabilities, enhanced viewing experience, and power saving capabilities in cell phones, tablets, and industrial machine vision will lend momentum to the global optical and image sensors market.

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CCAM to partner in DoD's DMDI

March 6, 2014
The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) announced it will partner in the new public-private Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation (DMDI) Institute launched recently by President Barack Obama.
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AMT Applauds Launch of New Manufacturing Hubs in Illinois and Michigan

March 6, 2014
President Obama announced the next expansion of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) with The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDI), to be located in Chicago. AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology applauds the White House for this focus and commitment to advanced manufacturing, and will work collaboratively with the partners involved in these innovation hubs.
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Pro Imaging Golf Championship

March 5, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, MI—Enjoy fun and sun at the industry's best networking and social event. This year's event provides a exceptional opportunity to include your spouse or significant other. 

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