Fabtech, the annual manufacturing conference focused on metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing, just wrapped up last week. If you couldn't make it to Las Vegas, don't worry; the team at IEN made the trip and have all the highlights.Read More »
If you are interested in the latest trends in metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing, you've probably heard of Fabtech, the annual conference that celebrates the strength of manufacturingRead More »
Mixing man with machine is now a reality thanks to the suitX, a California-based robotics company.
After five years of development, the company unveiled a Modular Agile Exoskeleton, or MAX, that can improve worker productivity and limit exposure to long-term health risks. MAX consists of three modules, backX, shoulderX, and legX, which are now available for purchase.Read More »
Pelamis Wave Power, a renewable energy manufacturer based in Scotland, was at the forefront of wave technology. In 2004, it became the first company capable of using the technology to generate electricity into the grid.Read More »
Porsche is extending their Panamera line of sports sedans to include an electric hybrid called the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid. This plug-in hybrid can generate over 460 hp, a top speed of 172 mph, and a 0-60 time of 4.4 seconds.Read More »
Cleaning might actually become exciting for those that work in the industrial sector. The company P-laser released a new handheld laser cleaner that is able to remove rust and dirt from metals.
Although the use of lasers to cut and clean equipment is nothing new, this particular laser is essentially a 1,000 watt laser machine gun that shoots light bullets at an incredibly high pulse rate.
The United States Army's fleet of helicopters is about to get a major upgrade.
After eight years of development, recent advancements and grants are about to culminate in the development of a new centerline engine for Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The advanced design includes a 3,000 shaft horsepower turbine engine, which will mean big improvements longevity and fuel efficiency.Read More »
With so many advertisements flooding our screens, it's tough to keep track of the ones worth rewatching. Since 2016 is still just getting started, we thought it was important to take a look at what has been successful in the past year, and one word comes to mind: emotional.Read More »
The decade-old rumor of a new and improved Corvette is finally coming to fruition. A sleeker model of the classic American sports car will come out as early as 2018. The dramatically changed car will have a mid-engine design, allowing better handling and responsiveness and more flexibility while incorporating a potential plug-in hybrid powertrain or all-wheel drive.Read More »