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New Study Outlines Impact of Women in Manufacturing
New Study Outlines Impact of Women in Manufacturing
Last week, the Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte and APICS released a study, �Women in Manufacturing: Stepping up to make an impact that matters.� The study is the result of more than 600 survey responses from women professionals in the manufacturing i...
Volocopter, World�s first Certified Multicopter, Takes Flight in Dubai
Volocopter, World�s first Certified Multicopter, Takes Flight in Dubai
Last week, the Volocopter VC200, the world�s first certified multicopter created by German firm e-volo, took to the skies in Dubai for the first time in an unmanned flight. The Volocopter is a personal, two-seat, all-electric 18-rotor vehicle. The Volo...
Composites Play Central Role in UK�s Newest Fusion Device
Composites Play Central Role in UK�s Newest Fusion Device
Last week, trade association Composites UK announced that Devon, UK-based manufacturer�Rockwood Composites has successfully used composites to assemble the central core for the UK�s newest fusion device, Tokamak Energy�s ST40.�This involved the very pr...
Orbital ATK and Lockheed Martin Announce F-35 Program Milestone
Orbital ATK and Lockheed Martin Announce F-35 Program Milestone
Last week, Orbital ATK and Lockheed Martin celebrated the successful completion of the 5,000th Orbital ATK-built composite part for the F-35 program. With more than 1,400 domestic suppliers in 46 states and Puerto Rico, the program is responsible for m...
Silicon Valley Company Arevo Creates World�s First 3-D Printed Bike
Silicon Valley Company Arevo Creates World�s First 3-D Printed Bike
Arevo Inc, a Silicon Valley startup with backing from the venture capital arm of the Central Intelligence Agency has produced what it says is the world�s first carbon fiber bicycle with a 3-D printed frame.
Workhorse Unveils W-15 Electric Pickup Truck
Workhorse Unveils W-15 Electric Pickup Truck
U.S. firm Workhorse has debuted its W-15: the automotive industry�s first electric pickup truck built from the ground up. Other electric pickup trucks have been made in the past, but the W-15 is the first that was not converted from an existing truck.