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What's New With Screws

By Jim Camillo
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Innovative drive, thread and head designs quicken bit engagement, prevent cross-threading and resist vibration.


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New Technology for Welding Aluminum

By Austin Weber
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Welding allows engineers to join lightweight materials.


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Human-Robot Collaboration Comes of Age

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New safety rules and technology allow side-by-side workcells.


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Simplicity isn't simple

By Dr. Mike Shipulski
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Engineers don’t know how to reduce part counts.


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New Technology for Linear Motion

By John Sprovieri
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Engineers have many options for straight-line motion.


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Fastener manufacturer presses on with servo-driven machine

By Jim Camillo
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When K.A. Swanstrom founded Penn Engineering & Manufacturing Corp. in 1942, he did so with a revolutionary new product: a self-clinching fastener that provides load-carrying threads in metal sheets too thin to be tapped.


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RFID-equipped workcell provides complete traceability

By Jim Camillo
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 The miniaturization of consumer products presents a double challenge to machine builders.  


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ERP software continues rapid growth of Ideal Power

By Jim Camillo
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Although only 7 years old, Ideal Power (IP) is a major player in the multibillion-dollar electronic-power-converter market.


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CHIMP driven to win DARPA robotics challenge

By Jim Camillo
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Last December, U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) hosted the trials of its first ever Robotics Challenge at the Homestead Speedway in Miami, FL. 


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Investing in infrastructure

By John Sprovieri
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Last month, I fulfilled a boyhood dream and visited Tanzania on safari. It was unforgettable, but I must say, there is nothing like visiting another country to make you appreciate home.


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People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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