The ASSEMBLY Blog is written by our team of editors and industry experts. It provides thought-provoking opinions on issues and trends in manufacturing, as wells tips, tricks and suggestions for implementing assembly technology.
Manufacturing has always been important to Northeast Indiana. “We had always been first in and last out of a recession," says John Sampson, president and COO of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership. "But this time we were first in and first out.”
On Sept. 25, 2012, Lenze Americas held a grand opening at its new mechanical product assembly and logistics center in Glendale Heights, IL. The facility supports electromechanical product manufacturing operations for the Americas region.
Recently, I joined nearly 100 other members of the manufacturing community at a 3D printing open house. Many manufacturers use 3D printing because it lets them revise a prototype many times before investing in mass production. I also learned about several other key benefits of 3D printing.
Nearly 70 exhibitors and more than 800
laser-industry experts, advocates and practitioners attended the inaugural
Lasers for Manufacturing Event presented by the Laser Institute of America.
Attendees came from as far away as Russia,
Japan, Egypt, Korea