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Design-2-Part Wins National and Regional ASBPE Awards…

Design-2-Part Wins National and Regional ASBPE Awards…

Aug 20, 2015

  Design-2-Part Wins National and Regional ASBPE Awards for Editorial Excellence Trade magazine for U.S. manufacturers captures Silver Awards for Enterprise News Story  PROSPECT, Conn. — (August 17, 2015) — The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) has awarded Design-2-Part magazine a 2015 Silver National Award in the Enterprise News...

Apple Patents New Liquidmetal Techniques For Manufacturing

Apple Patents New Liquidmetal Techniques For Manufacturing

Aug 20, 2015

By John Biggs, TechCrunch Liquidmetal, as you’ll recall, is a bulk metallic glass – BMG – that can be cast into shapes and then hardens into a metal. It’s popular in watchmaking and was recently taken up by Apple in their iPhone manufacturing process. Today’s patent, however, addresses the process of casting multiple metals or BMGs, allowing manufacturers to...

Best Practices of Top U.S. Shops

Best Practices of Top U.S. Shops

Aug 18, 2015

By Derek Korn, Modern Machine Shop Results from our fifth annual Top Shops benchmarking survey reveal operational metrics, strategies and tools common to leading machine shops here in the States. This year marks the fifth edition of our annual Top Shops benchmarking survey, which enables participants to compare their machining and business metrics and...

Wacker develops novel silicone 3D-printing technology

Wacker develops novel silicone 3D-printing technology

Aug 17, 2015

By Norbert Sparrow, Plastics Today Necessity, once again, has proven itself to be the mother of invention, with 3D printing playing the role of enabler. Marathon runner Maximilian Peter, who works as an engineer at Wacker Silicones (Munich, Germany), longed for an athletic shoe with shock-absorbing insoles and a perfect fit. Holding a doctorate in chemical...

Clock Winds Down On Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

Clock Winds Down On Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

Aug 13, 2015

By Andy Szal, Manufacturing.net After top trade officials from prospective Trans-Pacific Partnership members left Hawaii without an agreement in place last week, experts warned that the clock is quickly winding down on their efforts to strike a deal. The 12 nations could be left with only weeks to get trade pact terms in place before the 2016 elections begin...

Tennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturing

Tennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturing

Aug 12, 2015

By WBIR Staff, WBIR (WBIR-Knoxville) Tennesse ranks number one in the country when it comes to automotive manufacturing. Tennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturingTennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturingTennessee is the first state to win the honor back-to-back and has ranked No. 1 for automotive manufacturing strength for an unprecedented...