Automation, Collaboration, Digital Manufacturing, IIOT, Process Intensification

Siemens is collaborating with Dow to showcase the future of automation with a process industry test bed at MxD, a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing institute and innovation center near downtown Chicago. This new test bed offers a hands-on demonstration of how innovative software and IoT come together with hardware to accelerate digitalization...

Industry Week
IIOT, Innovation, Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing

Lightweighting isn’t new to the auto industry, but it’s finally mature enough to make a significant impact on manufacturers, drivers and the whole planet.

Even if you’re not a car aficionado, you can see why the Chevy Corvette C2—aka the Stingray—is re­vered among the pantheon of American automo­tive manufacturing. Sleek. Classy. And fast. Really...

Industry Week
Education, IIOT, Manufacturing, Robotics, Workforce

Manufacturing in the U.S will build on its current strength by using “technology to empower American potential and ingenuity," according to the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM).

The institute, which is a member of Manufacturing USA, a network of regional institutes, looks to robotics to bring about the change. Robotics can “elevate, not...

Energy & Commerce Committee
Economy, IIOT, Innovation, Manufacturing

At a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Disrupter Series, The Internet of Things, Manufacturing and Innovation, Dr. Thomas R. Kurfess stated, “Programs such as Manufacturing USA that bring together collaborative teams from industry, government and academe are not only bringing the Internet of Things into the manufacturing world...

Power Transmission Engineering
Digital Manufacturing, IIOT, Process

Siemens has become DMDII’s largest partner, and the two companies are going full steam ahead on developing newer and bolder IIoT technology.

If there’s one name in Chicago that’s synonymous with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it’s the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII). The...