TDM Systems Announces DSI as New Value-Added Reseller 

Desarrollo de Sistemas Informáticos’ (DIS) reselling of TDM’s tool data management systems will further a vision to fulfill customer’s needs to incorporate digitization into their manufacturing processes.

Moldex3D Announced as SPE Preferred Partner

Moldex3D has been recognized by the Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE) for demonstrated leadership and innovation in the plastics industry.

Cutting Tools

Digital Boring Head Program Offers Smaller Sizes

Head sizes down to the CKB1 modular tooling connection size are now offered by Big Kaiser. They will feature the same boring ranges and accept the same accessory products as their standard analog counterparts.

Cutting Tools

Sensory Toolholder Monitors Machining Processes at the Tool

The Schunk iTENDO sensory toolholder seamlessly records the metal cutting process, monitors previously defined exact limit values and enables real-time adaptive control.

Design & Mfg. Software

3D CAD Software Release Ensures Manufacturing Agility and Efficiency

Enhanced model-based definition capabilities including improved color tools, expanded proprietary readers for STEP files and more round out Kubotek3D’s KeyCreator MfgCAD software.

Inspection & Measurement

Correlation-Free Measuring Cell Enables Real-Time Process Monitoring

Zeiss Industrial Quality Solutions introduces its Zeiss AICell trace, a dual, 7-axis robotic system that can be utilized in near-line, at-line or in-line applications.

Data Management Software

Digital Solutions Service Suite Strengthens Industry 4.0 Manufacturing

The United Grinding Digital Solutions modular service suite features solutions including remote service, service monitor, production monitor, customer cockpit and IT security.


Automated 3D Optical CNC Measuring Machine Targets High Precision and Challenging Applications

The Walter Helideck 3D is United Grindings’ latest non-contact 4-axis machine that generates 3D models of tools and production parts for the most demanding of industries. 

FANUC launches new "Take Control" virtual technology event

The event will occur Oct.19-22, 2020 and feature FANUC’s latest automation and robotics technologies.


Cobot Software Update Adds and Improves Operational Features

The line of 0B7 collaborative robots from Absolute Machine Tools’ partner Productive Robotics have been enhanced with 50 additional operational and ease-of-use features.

NIMS Marks 25th Anniversary Achievement with Smart Solutions Launch

The organization’s new Smart Solutions are an initiative to address the competencies needed by today’s technology-driven manufacturers. 


Machine Monitoring System Achieves Enhanced Data Availability

Heidenhain’s StateMonitor system avoids unnecessary downtime and bottlenecks, and enables machine data to be available on any device no matter the user’s location. 

Design & Mfg. Software

Parametric Hydraulic Locking Cylinder Models Cover All Native CAD Formats

PFA offers an enhanced user experience for all current and older versions of native CAD file formats, including Catia, Creo-ProE, Inventor and more.

Design & Mfg. Software

Software Streamlines Design to Manufacturing Process

HCL Technologies releases CAMWorks ShopFloor, which provides tools for companies to meet smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 initiatives by moving beyond 2D drawings or static digital files.


e-Spindle Enables Full Participation in Smart Manufacturing

Absolute Machine Tools partner PCI SCEMM (a Tongtai company) introduces the e-Spindle, an electro-spindle that integrates sensors and actuators to monitor cutting processes and adjust parameters to optimize tool life and workpiece quality.

Hexagon Announces HxGN Live Smart Manufacturing Detroit 2020

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division announces it will host HxGN Live Smart Manufacturing Detroit 2020, May 19 – 20, 2020.

Data Management Software

Get Hands-On With Live Machine Monitoring Hardware and Software

eNetDNC brings its Smart Manufacturing machine monitoring software and hardware to Amerimold.

Design & Mfg. Software

New Molding Simulation Solution Enables Realization of Smart Manufacturing

EPS Flo-Tek and Moldex3D releases Moldex3D R17, the next-generation plastics molding simulation solution, helps users close gap between physical and virtual worlds. 

Workforce Development

Wittmann Battenfeld Teaches Industry 4.0 Course

Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. conducted a course for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) on IIoT and Implementing Industry 4.0 for Plastics and Beyond.

Business Strategy

eNetDNC Smart Manufacturing Blog

To address questions about Industry 4.0, eNetDNC has started a Smart Manufacturing blog called Ask the Machine Whisperer?

Business Strategy

TDM Systems Focusing on Smart Manufacturing

A team at TDM Systems will focus on Smart Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and new technology on the 

Design & Mfg. Software

Technology Power for Better Intelligence and Optimization at Autodesk Smart Manufacturing Celebration at Paragon D&E

Paragon D&E in Grand Rapids, Michigan, hosted Autodesk’s Smart Manufacturing Celebration last week to educate customers and fellow shops on how better intelligence for part and mold design can optimize overall manufacturing.

Data Management Software

William Sobel to Present at Smart Manufacturing Experience

Sobel's talk will discuss how the digital transformation journey is enabling manufacturers to make better decisions resulting in optimized assets, labor, and processes to meet customer demands at the lowest cost.

Business Strategy

Celebration Event to Highlight Emerging Technologies

Autodesk’s Smart Manufacturing Celebration is on April 26 and 27, 2018, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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