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How It Works: The IMCO – CIMAG MES Manufacturing Execution System

Over the past 30 years, European manufacturers have made huge gains in profitability, productivity, and efficiency. One of the keys has been the use of manufacturing execution systems (MES). An MES is software that helps share and deliver information to enable total visibility into every aspect of manufacturing processes and operations. MES solutions help manufacturers…

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The Benefits of Inbound Marketing

By: Nicole Wagner, Internet Marketing Director At Stevens & Tate Marketing Inbound Marketing is all about empowering potential customers. It provides a huge shift in marketing tactics that can make a real difference in how consumers react to a company, because inbound strives to create marketing that people will love. The goal of inbound marketing is to give…

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How to Separate Hype from Reality with New Manufacturing Technologies

By Derek Ochs, Director of Software Development, Macola Software The U.S. manufacturing industry is the largest in the world, producing more than 18 percent of the world’s goods. With the country’s renewed focus on “buying American,” the opportunities for U.S. manufacturers are vibrant. At the same time, against the backdrop of globalization, U.S. manufacturers cannot rest on…

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Welding Projects with Word Art

Creative and artistic welding doesn’t have to involve large statues and lawn ornaments, but rather can be small and satisfying projects used for gifts and interior design. Word art is extremely popular right now with sign painting parties popping up in every city. It’s not too hard to paint words on wood but welding words…

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Albert Paley and Jesse James Metal Sculpture Project to be Revealed at FABTECH

Artists start one sculpture, finish the other to benefit future generation of metal fabricators After being hidden from public view for months, two steel masterpieces created by world renowned sculpture artist Albert Paley and West Coast Choppers founder Jesse James will be revealed at FABTECH 2017 on Nov. 6 in Chicago’s McCormick Place. The two…

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Industry 4.0 Impact On Manufacturing

By Frank Arteaga, Head of Product Marketing, Market Region NAFTA, Bystronic Inc. In manufacturing there has always been the need for data analysis. Continual improvements are a mainstay of remaining competitive, and without data and the means to store and analyze the data, there is also no means to measure the process. Fact is, you…

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Welding Workshops Foster Women’s Empowerment

Shanen Aranmor, of Yuma, AZ, has dual passions for welding and teaching, so a few years ago she decided to combine them to form Weld Like a Girl, a company that promotes women empowerment through the act of welding. The idea for the organization came to her when she was a college professor for wellness and psychology…

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When To Use Short-Circuit/Low Spatter Welder

By: OTC Daihen When you’re dealing with quality control issues in your production line, one common area of concern is your welding operation. But what kind of changes do you need to make to improve quality? Are there particular types of welders that can make a difference in your final quality? Absolutely! One common solution…

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GFS to Feature New General Purpose Paint Booth at FABTECH 2017

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is proud to announce that they will be featuring their new line of ETL and ETL-C listed General Purpose Paint Booths at FABTECH Booth #A6248 this year. This precision-engineered line of paint booths is designed to suit industrial and manufacturing customers that need to paint equipment, utility vehicles and trucks that…

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FABTECH 2017 Industrial Inspiration Contest

This year we are giving FABTECH 2017 attendees a chance to win an Amazon Echo! Walking the show floor at FABTECH is an experience you never forget. It’s all about education, networking and live equipment demonstrations – from table top welding simulations to ten-ton laser-cutting machines. The brightest minds in the industry gather to share…

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