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April 2014

The cost of designing and manufacturing sensors continues to decline and the ability to increase their functionality to create a ‘total solution’ to customer requirements rapidly increases through the adoption of a ‘systems solutions’ approach. Read more

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The legendary reputation of IntelliSense, one of the premier MEMS software companies in the world, was cemented back in 2000 upon being acquired by Corning for ~$750M. Read more

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Micro waterjet cutting is already being used successfully in the production of implants. By means of a new injection procedure used by Swiss Microwaterjet AG, surface structures can now also be processed using pure water. Read more

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When launching satellites to orbit, every gram of payload is extremely valuable. Depending on the orbit and the launcher, an estimated cost is about 15,000 euros per kilogram. Read more

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What is SMED? Single Minute Exchange of Dies (SMED) as it is commonly known is defined as “The time elapsed between when the ‘last good piece’ of product A comes off and the ‘first good piece’ of product B starts.” Read more

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Digital projection and UV technology enable the new MikroCAD Plus to measure micro structures and geometries down to the sub-micron scale. Read more

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The current industry trend in the automotive world is to bring about ease in manufacturing and sustain it over large volumes. This has been felt more in developing countries, where production volumes are going up. Read more

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Medartis, founded in 1997, is a dynamic SME that has some exclusive ways of ensuring it always provides the medical industry market with exceptional service. Read more

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