AMI CONSOLIDATOR ARCHIVE

The Manufacturing News Consolidator

AMI issues a weekly email newsletter, The AMI Consolidator, that includes the top manufacturing relevant news from around the world in a concise, easy to read format. If you would like to receive this newsletter in your mailbox, please subscribe here.

Below is the archive collection of that news categorized by Innovation, Workforce Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Other News.

Innovation News

Advanced Rotary Surface Grinding for Tighter Tolerances

Machine shops that grind metal surfaces flat to remove material or achieve a specific thickness have numerous technology options to improve precision, as well as production speed and control, with advances in technology and greater…

Big gains for 3D printing in manufacturing

Carbon and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) announced the findings from a survey that found that the 3D-printing process has become an increasingly integral technology in the development of plastic parts and products…

RoBex Rolls Out a Creative Way to Pay for Equipment

The skills shortage has manufacturers turning to automation. But buying the equipment and technology that will fill the void of workers on the production or packaging lines presents yet another problem. These systems are expensive.…

Top New Dock Equipment

Stay on top of the latest manufacturing equipment for the industry—from discrete to process operations and ranging from buckets to automated systems, including everything in between. Every week, NED is compiling a list of the…

Synthetic data is essential to building capable AI models

Synthesis AI released a new report in conjunction with Vanson Bourne highlighting how 89% of technology executives view synthetic data as a key emerging technology to creating more capable models, cutting the cost of data…
Workforce Development News

Biden Orders Vaccine-or-Test Mandate for Private Employers

Private businesses in the U.S. that employ more than 100 employees will soon have to ensure their workers are fully-vaccinated or tested weekly for COVID-19. That’s the top item in a sweeping directive issued by…

Lessons from Leaders: Jeff Bezos

Amazon launched in 1995 as an online book marketplace. How did its founder Jeff Bezos successfully scale the company to become the game-changing e-commerce giant it is today? Scaling up a business is hard work.…

Tough Challenges Demand Leaders With Heart

When we planned a special report on sustainability for this issue, it was too early to know that it would follow closely on the heels of the latest — and most alarming — assessment report…

5 ways diversity and inclusion help teams perform better

High-performing teams don’t just happen. They require keen recruitment, staffing, and training strategies — all of which should focus on creating a diverse and inclusive (D&I) culture. Research shows that inclusive teams perform up to…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

Bentley Systems Announces Seequent’s Acquisition of Imago

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that its Seequent business unit has acquired Imago Inc, a developer of cloud-based software for the capture and management of geoscientific imagery. The acquisition will expand Seequent’s technology solutions portfolio while…

ECI Software Solutions acquires Deacom

ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Chesterbrook, PA-based Deacom, Inc., a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for batch and process…

CLEVR acquires start-up system-integrator Digitread

CLEVR announced that it has acquired Digitread, a product-lifecycle management (PLM) system integrator and a platinum-level solution partner of Siemens. The acquisition immediately raises the profile of CLEVR’s geographic and vertical expansion within the industrial,…
Other News

Audi Unveils Autonomous EV That Changes Shape

Audi must feel like it’s getting more and more difficult to capture the attention of the automotive enthusiast, or they simply wanted to provide their engineers with a new challenge. Either way, the German automaker…

Rising Wages Could Lead to More Inflation

Strong consumer spending over the past year has been boosted by government stimulus programs but will rely more on the labor market and job creation as the benefits of those efforts subside, National Retail Federation…

Four Myths About Unauthorized Subcontracting

It has never been more important for a brand to know who, exactly, is making its products. A case in point: A summer 2020 Sunday Times investigation revealed that during the COVID-19 pandemic, workers making…

Space Manufacturing Could Yield Next Realm of Innovations

For decades, space has captured imaginations, prompting many to wonder what’s possible. For industry, the fixation on space has resulted in numerous innovations, many of which have become a part of most people’s daily lives.…
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