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  • April 22, 2016 22 Apr'16

    Desktop 3D printers showcased at Inside 3D Printing Conference

    Though smaller this year, the New York conference was loaded with the desktop 3D printers that are driving innovation in a growing market. Here's a rundown on five that stood out.

  • February 26, 2015 26 Feb'15

    3-D printing evolves, finds unique place in manufacturing

    Despite drawbacks, 3-D printing will continue to revolutionize design, development and production of unique, low-volume complex parts.

  • October 14, 2014 14 Oct'14

    Understanding the emerging role of smart machines

    Machine intelligence isn't a new concept, but now it's becoming less science fiction and more of a reality. Companies should understand and prepare for the growing role of smart machines in IT and business operations.

  • November 17, 2011 17 Nov'11

    Applying lean techniques to quality control

    Dr. Michael Grieves, a professor at the University of Iowa, explains how Lean Six Sigma can be used to analyze and redesign quality-control workflows and automate them for greater accuracy and efficiency.

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  • lean production

    Lean production is an assembly-line methodology developed originally for Toyota and the manufacturing of automobiles. It is also known as the Toyota Production System or just-in-time production. Continue Reading

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    Kaizen, also known as continuous improvement, is an approach to work that systematically seeks to achieve small, incremental changes in processes in order to improve efficiency and quality. Continue Reading

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