Today, manufacturers are practical, creative, open to opportunities, and ready to work with the technologies available now. This special report looks at advanced manufacturing technology as it is now, and where it is leading today's manufacturers.
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At EMO 2015, hardware/software developer bringing new function for complex multi-role axis control requirements
Versatility, machining productivity
Multi-station production centers
Rotary transfer machines
CNC is a universal language, but machine builders still require programming expertise to make their systems achieve optimal performance. Automation experts at NUM helped a Chinese machine builder, Betek, to speed the development of their new six...
Voith Hydro manufactures hydroelectric power generation equipment, in particular the highly complex turbines used in such operations, supplying hydroelectric generating companies and municipalities throughout North America. Over 12,000 units...
Energy storage, gas-engine co-generation, and LED-powered lighting reduce reliance on peak-demand electricity
Future Disaster-Proof factory
Reduces peak demand by 700 kW
720-kW solar power generator, too