A collection of news, views and information on manufacturing in the automotive sector.



SoftKinetic, Melexis First To Bring 3D Vision To Automobile Infotainment

July 22, 2014

Introducing Time of Flight, a 3D sensor for automobile safety markets.

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Nikon Laser Scanners Replace Tactile Probing for Body-in-White Inspection

July 7, 2014

Inspection is now twice as fast compared to touch probes and provides better insight.

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Dimensional Checking of Body-in-White in the Field of Vehicle Startup

Performance, visual appeal take front seat in automotive manufacturing.
July 1, 2014

In all branches of industry demands on quality are increasing and the automotive industry is no exception.

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All Set for IMTS 2014

June 30, 2014

Registration is open for the IMTS Conference, which will run Sept. 8–11 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.

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Google Introduces Self-Driving Car

May 29, 2014

How does it work? And when can we drive one?

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Process Automation and Instrumentation Market Worth $180 Billion by 2020

May 29, 2014

Growth is estimated at a CAGR of 6.08 percent from 2014 to 2020.

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PQ Systems Named Among Top Places to Work

March 26, 2014

The Dayton Business Journal honors PQ Systems among the Top 25 Best Places to Work.

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Sigma Labs Announces Patent Filing of Sensor Invention for Quality Control

March 26, 2014

Sigma Labs, Inc. (SGLB) announced that it has filed a patent application protecting a unique sensor invention that will significantly enhance the ability to improve the quality of additive manufacturing processes especially for critical metal parts like those for aerospace, automotive and defense.

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Business Conditions Report: January 2014

February 1, 2014

According to the January 2014 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metalforming companies expect an upswing in business conditions during the next three months.

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New 3D Design Software Solutions for Shipbuilding, Metals, and Mining Industries

January 1, 2014

Smart 3D is a 3D design solution specifically tailored for plant, offshore, shipbuilding metals, mining and bulk material handling industries, employing a breakthrough engineering approach that leverages rules-based concurrent design, relationships and automation.

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International Manufacturing Technology Show - IMTS 2014

McCormick Place
2301 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL
United States

Where else can you meet the minds that are moving manufacturing forward? Nowhere but IMTS 2014.

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