Category Archives: industry 4.0

University of Manchester to present an Industry 4.0 roadmap

The University of Manchester (UoM) has announced that it will issue a blueprint for advancement towards Industry 4.0 in the UK. Paulo Bartolo, Chair Professor on Advanced Manufacturing at the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE), said, “The University of Manchester is taking steps to cement its place as a world-leading hub for Industry […]

Nokia, rms Company and GF Precicast revealed as 3D printing partners of 3D Systems

Nokia, rms Company, and GF Precicast have each revealed that they have integrated 3D Systems additive manufacturing to streamline metal and polymer parts production. According to Vyomesh Joshi (VJ), CEO of 3D Systems, “3D Systems is expanding its production workflow solutions use case by use case, through our collaboration with global manufacturers.” “Our unique ability to […]

Nokia, rms Company and GF Precicast revealed as 3D printing partners of 3D Systems

Nokia, rms Company, and GF Precicast have each revealed that they have integrated 3D Systems additive manufacturing to streamline metal and polymer parts production. According to Vyomesh Joshi (VJ), CEO of 3D Systems, “3D Systems is expanding its production workflow solutions use case by use case, through our collaboration with global manufacturers.” “Our unique ability to […]

Interview: WEF and McKinsey name Industry 4.0 lighthouses

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Initiative on Shaping the Future of Production is collaborating with McKinsey & Company, a New York-based management consulting firm, to find manufacturers successfully implementing new technologies, i.e., the 4IR “[Fourth Industrial Revolution] production lighthouses.” According to McKinsey, the Fourth Industrial Revolution(Industry 4.0) is expected to create up to $3.7 trillion […]

Interview: WEF and McKinsey name Industry 4.0 lighthouses

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Initiative on Shaping the Future of Production is collaborating with McKinsey & Company, a New York-based management consulting firm, to find manufacturers successfully implementing new technologies, i.e., the 4IR “[Fourth Industrial Revolution] production lighthouses.” According to McKinsey, the Fourth Industrial Revolution(Industry 4.0) is expected to create up to $3.7 trillion […]

WEF and McKinsey highlight smart factories leading Industry 4.0

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and McKinsey & Company, a New York-based management consulting firm, are conducting a global search and assessment for “Fourth Industrial Revolution [4IR] production lighthouses”— facilities actively deploying 4IR technologies within manufacturing. “The majority of [4IR] tools have been implemented at scale in select factories, and we are on a mission […]

LINK3D launches Production Planning System for additive manufacturing workflow optimization

LINK3D, a New York-based 3D printing software developers, has launched a new production planning and manufacturing scheduling solution for its additive manufacturing workflow software. Powered by advanced Build Simulation and machine connectivity, the Production Planning System (PPS) is designed to aid users in maximizing machine utilization, track and trace yield, and capacity management. Shane Fox, Co-Founder and CEO […]

Groupe Meloche to carry out additive manufacturing projects for big names in aerospace

Canada’s Groupe Meloche, an OEM aircraft and aerostructure component supplier, has signed a 3D printing partnership agreement with French metal additive specialist FusiA Impression 3D Métal. Advancing an initiative “to deliver world-class performance” and cut “manufacturing turnaround times,” the companies will work together to complete additive manufacturing projects for some of the largest global brands in […]

INTAMSYS secures series A funding for Industry 4.0 industrial 3D printer development

Industrial 3D printing system and material developer INTAMSYS has successfully secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding. The round was led by venture capital firm CWB Capital, whose mission it is to create “a sustainable smart manufacturing ecosystem” between China, Hong Kong, and global technology. According to INTAMSYS CEO Charles Han, the money raised will […]

3D printed metal parts smarten up at VTT Finland

Smart metal parts, capable of relaying information about performance, condition and authenticity, have been made using additive manufacturing in a project at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Made as a demo exploring potential manufacturing technologies, the parts have been dubbed as “the next big step towards artificial intelligence” in machinery. Additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 […]