Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Energy Makeover: How Operational Know-How And Software Helped Recharge A Stalled...

Early in 2015, Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez, a city of 1.5 million people just south of the border from El Paso, Texas, was set to...

Forever Young: This Texas Plant Gives Middle-Aged Locomotives Extreme Makeovers

GE’s huge locomotive factory outside Fort Worth, Texas, feels like the rumpus room of a giant toddler fond of playing with trains. The place...

LED There Be Light: Walmart Is Sprucing Up Stores, Driving Down...

Last fall, a woman shopping at Walmart in Livonia, Michigan, approached the store manager with an unsolicited comment. “I don’t know what you did...

Added Value: 3D Printing Program Helps Teachers Cultivate Next Generation Of...

Two years ago, Bart Prorok, a professor of materials engineering at Auburn University in Alabama, decided his students needed to learn about additive manufacturing, also...

Will of the People, and Developing their Skills are essentials for...

Vietnam’s vision to become a manufacturing powerhouse is driven by government policy supporting industrial modernization (especially in support of new tecnologies and solutions) and...

Spielberg 101: Computing Pioneer Talks About GE’s First Digital Blockbuster

One day, when he was still barely a teenager, the film director Steven Spielberg came to visit his father, Arnold, at work. It was...

A Recipe For Disruption: GE’s New 3D Printer For Metals Prints...

GE engineers recently built and tested 30 different prototypes of a complex, football-size jet engine component. Thanks to cutting-edge 3D-printing technology, they were able...

Tour De Force: This Slovak Company Is 3D-Printing Bespoke Electric Mountain...

Patrik Paul loved riding his bike everywhere growing up in the Slovak capital Bratislava. He dreamed of the perfect mountain bike — one that...

Drivers Wanted: Why Engineers Want To Climb Into The Cockpits Of...

Sci-fi writers love to scare readers with tales of robots becoming sentient and taking over the world. The reality is a little more comical....