Auto Manufacturers Extend Production Cuts Due to Chip Shortages

The microchip shortage has been making a noticeable impact on the auto manufacturing industry. As a result of the shortages, companies have had to reduce or even temporarily halt production in order to maintain an adequate number of chips. On Wednesday, GM announced that they would be extending some of their cuts for North American …

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Manufacturing and Construction: The HoloLens Revolutionizes The Future

The HoloLens by Microsoft is now making its way into industrial sectors. From construction to manufacturing, businesses are now finding ways as to how this technology can benefit them. Engineers at the University of Cambridge are working vigorously to test its potential for construction engineers. Using mixed reality technology, they are studying its usefulness to …

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Boston Dynamics New Robot: How Manufacturers Can Benefit

Boston Dynamics is known for showing off some incredible technology. From bipedal robots to those resembling members of the animal kingdom, they’re always interesting to say the least. However, newly leaked footage from a presentation given by Boston Dynamics’ founder Marc Raibert, revealed a new robot concept and it’s called ‘Handle’. This new robot is …

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Industrial Robotics and Automation: The Modern Manufacturer

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Robotics and manufacturing go hand in hand. Offering a way to free up the workforce to work on tasks that require complex thinking, they have incredible potential and manufacturers can see that fact. Manufacturers are utilizing these advanced systems more than ever before and it’s had a monumental impact on the industry as a whole. …

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The Impact of Automation on the Industrial Workforce

The manufacturing industry is in the midst of a technological revolution. Businesses are taking advantage of cheaper electronics and software offering them capabilities never before imagined. Small OEM’s and SME’s are able to afford incredible robotics systems and advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI), which is having a huge impact on the industrial manufacturing workforce. But how …

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The Floating Solar Farm

We spoke recently about the new concept of floating wind farms far off the coast (https://mfgtalkradio.com/the-semi-submersible-wind-farm/) so we thought it was only right to investigate a new system that will allow for building large solar installations off shore. Engineers at the Vienna University of Technology are developing the Heliofloat, a new flotation system that would …

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