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Toolkits to Support Complete CAE Workflow

Tech Soft 3D offers a new line of toolkits designed to fully support computer aided engineering (CAE) workflows. Comprising four components, the CEETRON suite of solutions enables software engineers to accelerate CAE application development at every stage of the process. "The new toolkits bring together technology from Ceetron AS, Visual Kinematics (VKI) and Tech Soft 3D to provide the industry's first complete platform for pre-processing, solving and post-processing of CAE data, giving customers such as ANSYS, Elise GmBH, DNV, SimScal...

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Mikron Tool Expands Production Area

Mikron Tool has constructed a new 1,000 sq. m production hall at its Agno, Switzerland location, bringing production area to a total of 3,500 sq. m. The expansion allows Mikron Tool to add additional production capacity, and customers will benefit from shorter delivery times. During construction, Mikron Tool replaced the old oil heating system with a state-of-the-art mixing plant for heat recovery from production. Mikron Tool ceased using fossil fuels in December 2021. The outdated refrigeration system was also completely replaced. With thi...

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DENSO Increases Efficiencies with Fleet of MiR250s

DENSO has increased efficiencies, improved employee morale and ergonomics and managed a tight labor market by deploying six MiR250 autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) to transport materials in its 800,000 sq. ft. powertrain component production facility in Athens, TN. According to a new case study from Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), DENSO has successfully executed more than 500,000 missions since deploying its first MiR robot in 2020, recognizing a return on investment (ROI) in less than a year along with an ongoing need for more AMRs for addition...

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Critical Part Production and Performance Improvements

3D Metalforge (3DMF) has completed work on an additively manufactured (AM) order of Precombustion Chamber Ignitors for Cooper Machinery Services (CMS). As a result of 3DMF's AM capabilities, CMS has been able to take advantage of a variety of manufacturing benefits and product improvements. 3DMF was able to produce the ignitors in one piece versus a two-piece cast part that required welding and hydrotesting. 3DMF was also able to redesign the fuel flow path to decrease pressure drops and improve overall combustion efficiency. Additional, by...

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Data Confirm Impact of Manufacturing Readiness Grants Program

Conexus Indiana has announced the results of a comprehensive study measuring the impact of the statewide Manufacturing Readiness Grants program. According to the study, the $138.9 million in technology adoption projects spurred by Manufacturing Readiness Grants are adding jobs, growing wages and increasing company revenues, resulting in a 26% internal rate of return for the State of Indiana. The Manufacturing Readiness Grants program was launched in 2020 as part of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation's Economic Activity Stabilizati...

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Allendale Machinery Systems Demo Day Featured Live Haas Demos, Education Opportunities

Allendale Machinery Systems celebrated manufacturing month by hosting its annual Haas Demo Day event on October 25 and Education Day on October 26, 2022. The open house showcased Haas machines in action and also promoted Haas Automation's HTEC program. The two-day event brought in over 200 educators, students and prospective buyers. "Demo Day, a Haas event that showcases the latest machining solutions in manufacturing, continues to bring knowledge, skill and solutions to the manufacturing field. Each year Allendale Machinery hosts an o...

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