Inviting the Trojan Horse in Through Your Shipping Bay Doors

A guest post by Ralph Resnick, President and Executive Director, National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and Founding Director of America Makes looks at cyber security risk in manufacturing. With increased shop floor connectivity, Manufacturing 4.0 and the introduction of Chinese industrial Additive Manufacturing systems coming to the US market, what should we really ..

UPS teams with SAP to invest in 3-D printing

5/19/16 SAN FRANCISCO — Someday, the dusty back shelves of America’s warehouses could be replaced by UPS and SAP-enabled 3-D printing. The companies on Wednesday said their goal is to transform the now ad hoc realm of industrial 3-D printing into a seamless, on-demand manufacturing process, from order to manufacturing and delivery. “We don’t think this is going ..