Monthly Archives: December 2014

Big Data Is Driving Manufacturing Efficiency

Looks like big data and software are delivering heightened optimization to U.S. manufacturing. John Zegers, director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Manufacturing, sees the ability to collect and use data as a tool to improve plant efficiency. Renaissance

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3D Printing Super-Hard Metal Matrix Composites

High-hardness ferrous metal matrix composite (MMC) parts have been produced in a one-step 3D-printing process using a new nanosteel powder. The NanoSteel Company worked with an unnamed process development partner to adapt its nanosteel powders to laser sintering, producing a 99.9%

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