Avid Outdoorsman, Longtime Federal Fan, Gets an Extra Push
If there’s an opportunity to hunt, you won’t find Craig Simpson at home. Simpson, an avid outdoorsman and Federal Ammunition customer, participates in every hunting or fishing outing he can, leading him on many hunts for elk, turkey, antelope, pheasant and more. After an accident in 1992, Simpson needs a functioning powerchair to pursue his […]
Ultra Machining Company: A Look at Additive Manufacturing in Minnesota
Last December, I spent four days visiting seven CNC machine shops in and around Minneapolis, Minnesota. Something I found interesting is six of them are using 3D-printing equipment in some way. One of those six shops is Monticello’s Ultra Machining Company (UMC), which primarily serves the aerospace and medical markets. UMC purchased its 3D printer […]
Emerson Selected as 'Industrial IoT Company of the Year' for Second Consecutive Year
ST. LOUIS (Jan. 3, 2019) – Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global automation technology and software company, has been named the “Industrial IoT Company of the Year” by IoT Breakthrough for the second year in a row. The honor recognizes Emerson’s innovation and leadership in driving Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies and strategies for customers […]
HNI and Genesis Systems named as one of 9 most high-tech businesses in the Q-C
Using everything from virtual and augmented reality to robotics engineering, local industry leaders say they are working to drive a technological revolution. Several startup companies and tech leaders are hoping to join the “Silicon Prairie” surrounding Iowa, Missouri and Kansas, where Midwest entrepreneurs are banking on the cash crop of technology. And as more tech […]
Mayo Clinic Infographic: 3D printing for cancer treatment
A step forward in personalized medicine Radiology images are used to create patient-specific life size 3D printed models. A 3D printer creates a physical model showing the location of tumors along with bone, internal organs, nerves and blood vessels. Medical professionals use the model to plan surgery, map out challenges and discuss a range of […]
Winnebago's sleek new model was just named 'RV of the Year'
Iowa-based Winnebago Industries won the title of 2018’s “RV of the Year” for its new luxury Horizon model. RVBusiness magazine, a trade publication covering the North American recreational vehicle industry, recognized the Horizon for its “authentically different modernistic interiors” in bestowing the award at the RV Industry Awards.
Forbes Names Polaris as One of America’s Best Large Employers
MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Polaris Industries Inc., a recognized leader in the powersports industry, has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Large Employers for 2018. “We are honored to be recognized by Forbes – and our employees – as an employer who understands that Best People, Best Team are more than just words on […]
Manufacturing Technology Insights -- D6 Inc. 3D Printing Packaging: Ideation to Production
Pretty much how CAD software revolutionized manual drafting, 3D printing brings a similar advantage to manufacturing, in terms of speed and its ability to impart a higher degree of freedom in design thinking.
AGCO Jackson Operations and Boston Scientific, Arden Hills Operations Named 2017 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award Winners
Never doubt the strength of North American manufacturing. Good manufacturing plants span the continent from north to south and east to west. They produce quality products, deliver those products to customers in a timely fashion and they are populated with hard-working people doing things right. IndustryWeek applauds their efforts and their results.