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Courtesy: Formlabs/West Virginia University
PPE June 3, 2020

University working with 3D-printing developer to produce swabs for COVID-19 testing

The Innovation Hub at West Virginia University is working with a Massachusetts-based 3D-printing company to produce medical swabs for COVID-19 testing.

By Jake Stump
Courtesy: igus
Automation, Controls June 4, 2020

Creating history: Motion control, industrial communications challenge

Integrated automation and motion controls help to suspend, move heavy garden ‘clouds’ as part of Chicago museum exhibit using a wireless pendant. Fiber-optic, water and power cables used are typically for heavy duty indoor applications and in high bay warehouses, packaging machines and indoor cranes.

By Dan Thompson
Courtesy: Southland Industries
Business of Engineering May 19, 2020

Utilizing VDI and cloud technology for pandemic preparedness

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many employees to work from home, which can be an issue for companies that require high-end graphic design.

By Israel Sumano

How we live now

May 18, 2020
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering June 1, 2020

Manufacturing index rises slightly in May from April

The purchasing manufacturers' index rose to 43.1% in May, but the general mood remains cautious and uncertain as COVID-19 continues to cause havoc on global supply chains.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
Automation June 1, 2020

SCADA platform tools save time and money

By Jim Meyers
Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Energy Efficiency June 2, 2020

Uninterruptible power supplies reduce machine downtime

By Eric Reiner
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Discrete Manufacturing May 26, 2020

Invest in people and technology to close the skills gap

By Graeme Wright