Advanced Manufacturing Now
By Advanced Manufacturing Now
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Advanced Manufacturing Now is the podcast for manufacturing professionals. From the design screen to the shop floor to final assembly, we drive the conversation for making manufacturing smarter. Our podcast is produced by SME’s Advanced Manufacturing Media, a leading source for news and in-depth technical information about advanced manufacturing in North America. We produce a variety of print and digital products, including the monthly magazine, Manufacturing Engineering; a new quarterly magazine focused on digital manufacturing solutions, Smart Manufacturing; an annual industry yearbook series; and AdvancedManufacturing.org, a website dedicated to manufacturing news and technical information. Our coverage is focused on some of the world’s most critical industries: aerospace and defense, motorized vehicles, medical and energy, whether that’s oil and gas, nuclear, electric, solar or wind.
||CleanHow Traditional Manufacturers Can Add Additive Capabilities||Steve Immel, head of Americas Business Development for Materialise, explains why a traditional manufacturing company may want to get into additive manufacturing, the main considerations for manufacturers looking to add capabilities in additive manufact...||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Benefits of Tube Lasers for Punching, Sawing and Milling||Dr. Jeffery Ahrstrom, President and COO of BLM Group USA, explores how a tube laser system can help manufacturers replace the physical processes of punching, sawing and milling with lasing in order to reduce work-in-progress,||2/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Developments Improve Metal Finishing Productivity||John Thompson, National Technical Sales Manager for PFERD Inc., offers his predictions on the future of metal finishing, examines new solutions that can help improve productivity and reduce risk in hand-held applications,||1/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNavigating Changes in the Fabrication Industry||Diego Tamburini, Senior Design and Manufacturing Industry Strategist for Autodesk, explores the main forces shaping the future of the fabricating industry; key strategies manufacturers can use to remain competitive; promising technologies Autodesk is c...||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploring Key Developments in Process Cooling||Bonnie Martens, Marketing Communications Manager for Dimplex Thermal Solutions, examines key trends in process cooling; how chillers can be designed for energy efficiency; solutions that increase system uptime; and how the Internet of Things is changin...||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmerging Trends in the Punch Press and Press Brake Tooling Market||John Galich, marketing manager for Mate Precision Tooling, discusses trends in the CNC punch press tooling and press brake tooling market; challenges facing the industry; and the evolving mission of Mate Precision Tooling.||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Fabricators Can Successfully Process High-Strength Steels||John Heuring, Regional Sales Manager for Dallas Industries, explores the challenges fabricators face when their feed line operators process advanced, high-strength steels. He also outlines the special considerations that stampers should consider for fe...||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Industry 4.0 is not Just for Big Manufacturers||Frank Arteaga, Head of Product Marketing for Bystronic, explains why Industry 4.0 isn’t just for big companies and why small to medium-sized job shops should learn about and adopt it. He also explains how job shops can implement Industry 4.||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow the IOT is Changing Robotic Manufacturing||Mark Scherler, General Manager of Materials Joining for FANUC America, explores how the Internet of Things is changing robotic manufacturing, laser processes that are being used with robotics, and how changes in the manufacturing labor force are affect...||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorker-Friendly Cobots Take their Place on Production Lines||Craig Tomita, Area Sales Manager for Universal Robots, and David Jackson, President of CleanLogix (an OEM partner of Universal Robots) discuss the use of collaborative robot (cobots) in manufacturing. Cobots can be used without safety guarding on produ...||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
AMN know their stuff!
Great show. Interesting, informative, great conversations. These guys know their stuff!