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Advanced Manufacturing Now
31 minutes | Sep 16, 2021
Techniques for Problem Solving for Engineers
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses Techniques for Problem Solving for Engineers with Melisa Buie Corporate Director for Operational Excellence at Coherent. Melisa describes her work in simple terms: she makes lasers and solves problems. Today we’ll hear how she tackles complex engineering and business problems as the Corporate Director for Operational Excellence at Coherent. Melisa is also the author of Problem Solving for New Engineers.
30 minutes | Aug 4, 2021
Overcoming Labor Shortages with Autonomous Equipment
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses with Jeff Huerta, VP of Sales at Vecna Robotics about how to deal with difficulties with hiring and high staff turnover rates. These are two of the top problems manufacturing facilities are facing today. To effectively address these challenges, leading facilities are increasingly turning to self-driving equipment like Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to extend the staff they already have and increase growth opportunity.
34 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Four Intersecting trends in Manufacturing
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses with Glenn Nausley of Promess how four intersecting trends in Manufacturing are changing the role of the technology supplier and how technology suppliers need to respond.
34 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Ordering Direct Metal Printing Online
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses how companies can order up to thousands of metal parts from additive manufacturing using Xometry’s online ordering service. Joining on the podcast is Greg Paulsen, Director of Application Engineering from Xometry and Rick Lucas, CTO from ExOne.
35 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Tooling for Small CNCs
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses with Bryan Stusak – National Product Manager – Milling Tooling for small CNC’s
27 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
Innovative Swiss Machining and Tools
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses with Clay East of Iscar some innovative tooling the company has developed for swiss turn machines.
38 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
A Manufacturing Owner Perseveres in the Time of Covid.
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses the challenges of running a manufacturing company with Guest Karla Trotman, CEO of Electro Soft, Inc. Challenges she and her company has successfully navigated is not only COVID, but also the challenges of taking on a company her father founded, finding skilled talent and diversity, equity, and inclusion in a time when these issues are becoming more important.
26 minutes | May 25, 2021
Manufacturing Affordable, Adaptable Pediatric Prosthetics with 3D Printing
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses how a new company is changing the paradigm in delivering prosthetics, especially pediatric patients. Easton LaChappelle, founder and CEO of Unlimited Tomorrow discusses how advances in 3D printing and software design tools from Siemens NX allowed him to offer mass customization affordably, and speedily.
16 minutes | May 12, 2021
AIM Photonics will give already-exploding AI/ML shot in the arm
Integrate lasers onto PICs? Use silicon to make PICs? Co-package optics with electronics? This institute is tackling it all. Listen to the story from our June 2021 Smart Manufacturing magazine issue.
14 minutes | May 3, 2021
How Advanced Computing Improves Machining
In this podcast, Scott Walker chairman of Mitsui Seki USA and Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering magazine discuss the most important technical trend affecting machining and manufacturing today—the rapid advance of computing.
20 minutes | Apr 9, 2021
The State of Additive Manufacturing in Defense
Military, government, and civil protection agencies across the globe are investigating and adopting additive manufacturing for a wide range of applications and use cases. Forecast 3D has worked with countless defense contractors around the country and is positioned to assist engineers, designers, and procurement teams in navigating the next generation of industrialization. In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses additive manufacturing with Guest John Sutterfield, Director of Project Management for Forecast 3D.
24 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
One Year Later - How the COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Sector
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses how the pandemic may, or may not, change manufacturing in the future. He is joined by guest Russ Fadel, CEO & Co-Founder at Augmentir.
27 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
Digital Solutions for Additive Manufacturing
Additive manufacturing is growing rapidly, as are the digital tools that are used to manage the AM production process. In this episode, Alan Rooks, Editor in Chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, talks with Mathieu Pérennou, Global Business Development Director, Additive Manufacturing for Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, about design and engineering software solutions for metal and polymer AM; solutions for post-processing operations; metrology solutions in AM; and all of how these solutions tie together.
41 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
25 Leaders Transforming Manufacturing
Listen to this Smart Manufacturing magazine cover story: 25 leaders transforming manufacturing.
21 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Multi-Sensor Vision Systems: How They Compare with Traditional CMMs
Vision systems offer new ways to measure and inspect parts. In this episode, Alan Rooks, Editor in Chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine talks with Brad Bartmess, Sales Director—Vision Group for Nikon Metrology about key features that video measuring systems offer; the differences between a vision system and a multi-sensor vision system; various sensors that can be added to a vision system or a traditional CMM; key capabilities that a video measuring system can achieve that a traditional CMM cannot; and what applications and industries are the most appropriate for vision systems.
29 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
X-Ray CT Technology for Additive Manufacturing
In quality control operations, technicians may need to see right through the part. That’s when X-ray CT technology becomes a highly effective choice. In this episode, Alan Rooks, Editor in Chief of Manufacturing Engineering magazine, talks with Andrew Ramsey, X-ray CT Consultant for Nikon Metrology, about key features and capabilities that X-ray CT technology offers for additive manufacturing (AM); challenges in AM where X-ray CT can provide a solution; the different types of measurements that can be done with X-ray CT; and how to ensure the accuracy of these measurements.
16 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Why You Should Go Electric For Your Assembly System
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses why manufacturers should seriously consider electric presses and actuation systems in lieu of hydraulic or pneumatic ones. Discussion is with Stephanie Price, Senior Application Engineer-Promess.
17 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Integrating Measurement Data in Manufacturing
With IoT and Industry 4.0 being the omnipresent new paradigm in manufacturing, increasing the speed, amount, and accuracy of data generation is a critical necessity. Solutions the integrate metrology data should dramatically increase productivity, reduce errors, provide full documentation and automate the acquisition process. Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses all this with Jeff Wilkinson. He is the Director of Research & Development at The L. S. Starrett Co. Click here to learn more.
19 minutes | Mar 22, 2021
Building Your Toolbox to Accelerate Digital Transformation
How to step on the gas with regard to the long-planned digital transformation in manufacturing? Jaci Sager, VC Portfolio Manager at Caterpillar, and Paul Boris, Chief Revenue Officer at Praemo, have some answers. For teams that are seeing success, is it the technology they chose? Is it the leaders tasked with facilitating it? Or is it some combination of both? The answer might seem obvious, but the path is not.
15 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
Time to improve machine uptime with The UP! App
In this podcast, Bruce Morey, Senior Technical Editor for Manufacturing Engineering Magazine discusses how new internet tools can help you with maintaining your manufacturing equipment with Sam Wright. He is a Director of Business Development at The UP! App. Click here to learn more.
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