Category: digital technology new technology trends Green Technology innovation Future Tech IMTS Green Manufacturing Technology Tradeshows
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 17:18
Here's a quick update about two of the many exhibitors that caught my attention at September's IMTS 2012 in Chicago. I'll do more as I can. The event now includes an Industrial Automation North America (IANA) conference and exhibitor component produced by Deutsche Messe, the folks who do the Hannover Fair.
Submitted by Jim Montague on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 00:31
Sorry, but I have sustainability on the brain, all because of April's upcoming "Green is No Gamble" cover story. Anyway, many machine builders report that designing and building greener machines, running more sustainable applications and facilities, and producing greener products requires participants to adopt some better practices.
Category: Green Technology Energy Efficiency Sustainability Green Manufacturing Custom Machines Machine Builders Machine Design
Submitted by Jim Montague on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 07:04
The green/sustainable machine cover article in the upcoming April issue of Control Design is going to be a humdinger. Not only will it include packaging and printing machines from builders that have made them much more sustainable, but it will also feature plastic recycling equipment from two cutting-edge builders, who...
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Fri, 02/25/2011 - 16:31
To finish out the week: This is nothing more than an expensive VW commercial, but you have to admit, it looks like a pretty slick place to build cars.
Category: new technology trends Green Technology innovation Future Tech IMTS Energy Efficiency Sustainability Green Manufacturing Custom Machines
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 10/27/2010 - 12:52
Got this response to my post about MAG's "no coolant" machining center. I'll repost the link to it below Dal's comments if you don't know what this about
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Tue, 10/12/2010 - 14:34
After doing a bit more snooping around to try to confirm the freshness of the joint project between MAS-IAS; Creare, the cryogenics experts; and the U.S. Navy, to build a titantium machining center that doesn't use tool coolant [that's what I said, it doesn't use coolant], and doubles the rate...
Submitted by Katherine Bonfante on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 11:06
Sustainable manufacturing is a convenient word to collect all the energy and material saving initiatives that are applicable to manufacturing. Many initiatives already are routine as part of the mandate to build machines that are more efficient, more productive, and more flexible.