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  • Musk’s Future: Driverless Roads by 2019, Mars Colonization by 2025

      Elon Musk shares his thoughts on the future in his mind, from widespread autonomous cars, to the first colonists on Mars, to how artificial intelligence could doom us all. read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/companies-executives/musk-s-future-driverless-roads-2019-mars...

    Tags: Automation, Companies & Executives, Emerging Markets, Emerging Technologies, Robotics, Global Economy, Leadership, Technology, The Latest

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  • Smart Floors

    The first stop in Christoph Roser‘s tour of Industry 4.0 in Germany last month was a research facility called ARENA2036, attached to the University of Stuttgart. There, the first demonstration we saw was of the Bosch smart floor, and the pictures included here were taken by fellow participa...

    Tags: Automation, Industry 4.0

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  • Pilz Proves Ready for the Manufacturing Revolution

    Pilz Managing Director Thomas Pilz and U.S. General Manager Mike Beerman discuss the need for investment in the Internet of Things to preserve manufacturing in the West while ensuring higher levels of safety. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/safety/pilz-proves-ready-manufacturing-...

    Tags: Automation, Companies & Executives, Safety, Robotics, Operations, IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing, The Latest

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  • A Common Thread From the First Industrial Revolution to the Fourth

      Two and a half centuries after the invention of the spinning jenny, K.P. Reddy and SoftWear Automation take aim at threading garments, apparel and the sewing industry through the needle into the 21st century. read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-wee...

    Tags: Automation, Companies & Executives, Process Improvement, Research & Development, Innovation, Leadership, Manufacturing Leader of the Week, Technology, The Latest

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  • Internet of Things: The Impact on Innovation

    An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Arena Solutions Webinar Details Date & Time:  ...

    Tags: Automation, Digital Tools, Emerging Technologies, Maintenance, Product Development, Planning & Forecasting, Research & Development, Information Technology, Supplier Relationships, Systems Integration, Webinars

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  • Talking Tech and People With ATS

      ATS CEO Jeff Owens has worked his way up a single corporate ladder the last 27 years and change. He shares some of his lessons learned on tech, people and moving forward. read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/manufacturing-leader-week/talking-tech-and-people-ats By: Post...

    Tags: Automation, Maintenance, Leadership, Manufacturing Leader of the Week, Operations, Technology, Workforce, The Latest

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  • Robots Working Eye to Eye with Humans

    Plenty of challenges remain on the road to mixing humans and robots on the factory floor. How can you clear some of those hurdles? read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/cloud-computing/robots-working-eye-eye-humans By: Chetan Kapoor, Yaskawa Innovation, senior director of technolo...

    Tags: Cloud Computing, Automation, Emerging Technologies, Teamwork, Robotics, Technology, Workforce, The Latest

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  • Chrysler Implements Flexible Manufacturing

    The Chrysler Group has retooled its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP) to build multiple models on one production line By Bruce Morey Contributing Editor Challenged by an increasingly niche-oriented automotive market, The Chrysler Group (Auburn Hills, MI) must increase the number of model...

    Tags: Automation, Lean Manufacturing, Motorized Vehicles, Quality & Metrology

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  • Call for Speakers: 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo

      IndustryWeek invites speakers to submit proposals for the 2017 IW Manufacturing and Technology Conference & Expo (formerly the IW Best Plants Conference). read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/call-speakers-2017-industryweek-manufacturing-technology-co...


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  • At MBS, a Look at a Challenged Industry

    ACME, MI — An annual automotive conference began Monday not with talk of record sales, but with a look at challenges facing the industry. The Management Briefing Seminars, produced by the Center for Automotive Research (Ann Arbor, MI), has always had a more technical emphasis th...

    Tags: Automation, Featured, Latest News, Lean Manufacturing, Materials, Motorized Vehicles, News, Center for Automotive Research, Management Briefing Seminars

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