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SMX brings smart technology to you now, when the industry needs insight and ingenuity to respond to global changes. New priorities are emerging along with the need for smart technologies to drive change in the supply chain, product design and productivity. SMX is the forum to advance your manufacturing smarter and faster.

8 Disruptive Technologies Transforming Manufacturing

 

Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

 

Automation & Robotics

 

Cybersecurity

 

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

 

Data Analytics

 

Augmented Reality (AR) & Virtual Reality (VR)

 

Industrial IoT

 

Workforce Transformation

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WEBINAR

Getting Started with Cobots... Is Now the Right Time?

Samual Bouchard, CEO, Robotiq & 
Mark Lewandowski, Robotics Innovation Director Procter & Gamble – Global Engineering

Duration: 1 hour | Complimentary Registration

Cobots (collaborative robots) are factory robots that are easier to deploy and that can coexist closer to human workers. They typically offer 6-18 months payback and can be used to automate various manual tasks, proving their value as a tool for factories in the last decade. But does it really make sense to deploy your first one during the current pandemic, considering the uncertainty and extra challenges? The goal of this presentation is to equip you with the right set of guidelines and action list, so you can make that decision for yourself.

 

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PODCASTS

smyth-susan-262x272.jpgDemystifying the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Steve Jones Ph.D, Technical Material and Process Consultant, Steelcase

IIoT expert Steve Jones describes in detail the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), as well as A.I. & Machine Learning and other promising smart technologies for manufacturing’s future. Like with many things in life, it is important to set goals first, the Steelcase executive says. Not sure where to begin with IIoT? Never fear: Jones has the answer.

 

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"Manufacturing is incredibly competitive, and if you can't compete in terms of quality and productivity, you're just not going to be able to offer products at the right price and keep up with the changing world." - Rachel Lecrone, Director of Manufacturing Systems, Cummins

SMART Event and Industry News

  • military training
    August 26, 2021

    Manufacturing Institute Uses Virtual Reality to Train Military Members for New Industrial Careers

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM is one of the leading entities for providing a pipeline of supply chain talent, and its latest endeavor is going high-tech to reskill the military community for factory careers.
  • global technology
    July 28, 2021

    Global Governments Continue to Invest in Manufacturing Technology

    Manufacturing Global looks at recent commitments made by the UK, Czech Republic, US, and Japan.
  • June 4, 2021

    Industry 4.0: Can you afford to ignore it?

    We are witnessing a fundamental transformation in how corporations produce goods thanks to a revolution in digitalization. Industry 4.0 describes the 4th industrial revolution whereby existing computer capabilities are partnered with live field data, machine learning and cloud computing to provide improved and previously unseen insights across the entire organizational value chain. If steam was the original driving force behind Industry 1.0 during The Industrial Revolution, technology is the driving force behind Industry 4.0.

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