Manufacturing’s Top Industries Chronicled
Each annual industry yearbook presents the authoritative insights from manufacturing leaders who outline the major market trends, processes, and technologies driving manufacturing success. Compiled by the editors of Manufacturing Engineering Magazine.
Includes analyses of the aircraft, space vehicle and missile, and guns and armored vehicle markets. The properties of additive materials, carbon composites, and metals from titanium to aluminum are considered. Experts discuss laser joining, grinding, automation, tooling, workholding, multiaxis machining, and welding. Lean, quality, metrology and workforce issues are looked at.
Includes analyses of the light weighting materials and design techniques in the motorized vehicle markets. Coverage includes light vehicles, heavy trucks, off-road vehicles, engines, gears, industry analysis and forecasts.
While global energy itself continues to be in a state of flux, advancements in manufacturing technology and how they’re being used in the energy industry are on the rise. For the US, energy production and energy consumption will be different in the future than it is today, mostly due to advances in technology in the energy market. In the 2017 Energy Yearbook, industry experts share their thoughts on oil and gas, and renewables, plus the technologies that are changing the energy sector, such as the Energy Internet, harnessing the power of water, and more.
Kicks off with reports on trends in the medical device and instrument industries and a roundup of recent research, and includes separate features on tooling, laser, EDM, micro machining, cutting and grinding in the medical field. Two features cover 3D printing, with a third on bioprinting breakthroughs. Medical plastics are surveyed, CAD/CAM software, metrology, supply-chain and workforce issues are discussed.