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May 17, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 10
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Image - Nissan Plant Installs Cobots to Solve Cycle Time Overruns; On Schedule to Achieve Positive ROI in One Year Nissan Plant Installs Cobots to Solve Cycle Time Overruns; On Schedule to Achieve Positive ROI in One Year
With an aging workforce and a need to cut extra spending on relief workers due to inefficient production processes, Nissan Motor Company has implemented Universal Robots' UR10 Cobot systems at its Yokohama Plant.
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3D CAD software has become the accepted medium for designing parts, tools, production systems, and manufacturing equipment. But the explosion of 3D printing technology is bringing an increasing number of new designers into the market for 3D CAD software. The number of first-time buyers continues to grow. Some of these buyers are new to CAD. Others are experienced users who have never participated in a 3D CAD selection process. Here's what the experts at SolidWorks say both groups need to consider.
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  Industry News
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  3D Printers with Pioneering WAV Technology Offer Speeds Up to 24x Faster than Current Systems
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  Reshoring is Winning! First Time in Decades More Jobs Returning to U.S. Than Leaving
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  Product Spotlight
Image - High Lift Chip Trapper Provides Easy Way to Keep Metal Chips from Blocking Coolant Flow High Lift Chip Trapper Provides Easy Way to Keep Metal Chips from Blocking Coolant Flow
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  Patented New End Mill Design Enables Simultaneous Cut and Polish
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  New Disk Finishing Machines Ideal for Extremely Thin Parts
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Image - Multi-Axis Calibrator Captures All Angular, Linear, and Straightness Errors from Single Set-Up Multi-Axis Calibrator Captures All Angular, Linear, and Straightness Errors from Single Set-Up
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  CNC Control Platform Designed to Handle Dual Operating Systems
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  New Tool Bends and Cuts 3 Inch Tubes in a Single Step
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  Product Focus Award Winner
Product Focus Award Winner Completely New Turning Concept: Industry's First All-Directional Solution Unveiled

Based on reader interest and analysis from our editorial staff, this article won T&P's Product Focus Award for last month's eNewsletter. We would like to congratulate the winning company. In case you missed it, please click on the headline above to view the article.


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