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3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity
Rapid transformation of 3D printing from a prototyping tool to a production tool taking place; dramatic benefits in cost reduction while increasing productivity follow. (August 31, 2015)

Research Report
Industrial Automation Technologies Converge for Advanced Manufacturing
The in-depth report profiles and analyzes current trends, challenges and the future opportunities of Advanced Manufacturing. (August 28, 2015)

Automating Logistics: From Four Lanes to Four Walls
Twin podcasts that explore the fast-approaching world of new-age logistics. (August 27, 2015)

Logistics: Ocado Challenges Conventional Wisdom
Ocado Technology is 600 engineers pioneering a first-of-its-kind grocery delivery platform (August 26, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
Whiplash: What Happened to 3D Printing Stocks?
Gone are the halcyon days of being the Merlin of prototyping and basking in its glow. It’s now all about manufacturing. (August 26, 2015)

Carbon3D Gets $100M from Google Ventures
Valued at $1 billion, startup's technology could be fast and strong enough to move 3D printing from prototyping to full industrial production. (August 25, 2015)

Spanish Researchers Develop Aerial Robots for Manufacturing
Aerial robots could offer advantages over ground robotics in aircraft factories and logistics facilities -- if payload and navigation can be worked out, says a European team. (August 24, 2015)

Astonishing Mismatch: Fear of Automation…and Reality
Productivity in the U.S. has been plummeting since 2000. (August 21, 2015)

Vicarious’ AI Vision Draws $70M From International Investors
Vicarious tries to emulate human vision, and big companies hope to apply its technology. (August 19, 2015)

Zymergen, Ginkgo Raise Millions for Automated Biotech
In the pursuit of new materials, two rivals have raised nearly $100 million for automated testing and production of custom microbes. (August 17, 2015)

Rethink Robotics Gets Packaged With Sonoco Alloyd
Baxter and Sawyer become part of integrated offering, as Rethink responds to job fears and opens offices in Asia. (August 14, 2015)

Analyst Outlook
Robots to Rise in India for Different Reasons Than in China
Unlike China and Japan, India doesn't have an aging workforce to worry about, but robots can still help Indian industry stay competitive. (August 12, 2015)

Industrial Automation Acquisitions Show Bullish Market
Deals between Robotnik and Smokie Robotics, Lincoln Electric and Rimrock, and Hypotherm and Jabez try to take advantage of automation synergies. (August 06, 2015)

When Warehouse Vehicles Know Where They’re Going
"...AGVs are faster than existing robots, fewer are needed to do the same job.” (August 01, 2015)

Delta Tau Data Systems Acquired by OMRON Group
This acquisition will allow OMRON to combine DT's PMAC motion controller with its wide range of products and offer new solutions to its customers globally. (July 31, 2015)



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