Simulation/IT http://forgingmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6606/more en 5 Modern Leadership Lessons from Jackie Robinson http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson <div class="field-byline"> Ritch K. Eich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Robinson, the grandson of a slave and son of a sharecropper, was a true leader who understood the importance of results, challenges, goals and balance. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forging-newswire/5-modern-leadership-lessons-jackie-robinson#comments Forging Newswire Forming Handling Heating Materials/MRO Simulation/IT News Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:05:00 +0000 15101 at http://forgingmagazine.com While confronted by racism and bigotry, Robinson overcame the odds by focusing on results—scoring and winning games. Hulton|Archive/Getty Images Charting Forgers’ Business Outlook 2017 http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Readers’ insights and impressions inform a customized view of one critical manufacturing business – and make it possible to project the possibilities and opportunities in the year ahead.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/charting-forgers-business-outlook-2017#comments Forming Handling Heating QC Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:54:00 +0000 13301 at http://forgingmagazine.com 2017 Forging Business Outlook http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook <div class="node-body article-body">Customizing the forecast of 2017 business conditions for forgers is not difficult, but it must be appreciated within the expectations for the global economy, North America’s regional industrial landscape, and the manufacturing businesses within forgers establish their supply chain. The challenge for individual forgers is to clarify their understanding of the resources and obstacles before them, and to approach them with an informed approach to problem solving. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/2017-forging-business-outlook#comments Forming Handling Heating QC Simulation/IT Gold Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:24:00 +0000 13291 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>62.3% of all respondents expect their operations&rsquo; tons/shipped to rise in 2017, compared to 2016. This positive result frames our understanding of numerous other insights drawn from the 2017 <em>FORGING</em> Business Outlook survey</p> Public-Private Partnerships Put Form to Big Ideas http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Research is a demanding process for industrial organizations, more demanding because of the scarcity of capital, the pressure of competition, and the need to develop new products and manufacturing processes to match tightening regulatory standards with lightweight and environmentally compliant products. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/picture/public-private-partnerships-put-form-big-ideas#comments Forming Handling Materials/MRO Picture This Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:06:00 +0000 13281 at http://forgingmagazine.com Forging Industry Technology Roadmap 2016 http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/forging-industry-technology-roadmap-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation and Forging Industry Association began the process of developing a vision for the future of the industry in 1996. Since then, periodic reviews have broadened the roadmap from a solely technical and research document to embrace a broader view of the industry’s direction. Recently, the FIERF Board of Trustees spent several months reaching out to stakeholders, reviewing and updating the industry’s self-described needs.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/forging-industry-technology-roadmap-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/simulationit/forging-industry-technology-roadmap-2016#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming Simulation/IT Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:18:00 +0000 13261 at http://forgingmagazine.com Projecting Future Forging Technology http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/projecting-future-forging-technology <div class="field-byline"> Karen Lewis | Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Forging Industry Educational and Research Foundation (FIERF) and Forging Industry Association began the process of developing a vision for the future of the industry in 1996. Since then, periodic reviews have broadened the roadmap from a solely technical and research document to embrace a broader view of the industry’s direction, and to include issues of education, process efficiency, and public policy, in addition to traditional and emerging technologies. Recently the FIERF Board of Trustees spent several months reaching out to stakeholders, and reviewing and updating the industry’s self-described needs.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/projecting-future-forging-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/forming/projecting-future-forging-technology#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming Simulation/IT Gold Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:24:00 +0000 13241 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p><em>&ldquo;The 2016 Roadmap Revision redefines a growth and development strategy to ensure that the forging industry is positioned to move into a future in which forging firms not only survive, but thrive and grow.&rdquo;&nbsp;</em><br /> &mdash; Forging Industry Technology Roadmap, 2016 Revision</p> Comprehensive Model for Forming Process Monitoring http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">Schuler unveiled a Machine Monitoring System for forming operations it said provides completely new insights that increase availability, process and part quality, and reduces energy consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/new-products/comprehensive-model-forming-process-monitoring#comments New Products Simulation/IT Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:53:00 +0000 13041 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>The Machine Monitoring System (MMS) reportedly increases availability and improves production and parts quality.</p> A New Theory of Composite Forging Dies http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-theory-composite-forging-dies <div class="node-body gallery-body">What if forgers of high-value products had an alternative material, ready for any die shape and dimensions designed? Sketching the possibilities of composite dies, assembled with standard elements, set in a fixture strong enough to withstand continuous forging or forming work.</div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-theory-composite-forging-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/new-theory-composite-forging-dies#comments Dies/Die Materials Simulation/IT Sat, 01 Oct 2016 22:04:00 +0000 12111 at http://forgingmagazine.com Robotized, Optimized Forging Die Welding http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/robotized-optimized-forging-die-welding <div class="node-body gallery-body">Some narrowly applicable robotic systems have been developed for forging die repair, which have worked if a die is machine-prepped. NeWeld has combined several automation and welding technologies to introduce the first die-welding robot system. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/robotized-optimized-forging-die-welding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/robotized-optimized-forging-die-welding#comments Dies/Die Materials Simulation/IT Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:16:00 +0000 11271 at http://forgingmagazine.com Making Robotic Welding Work for Forgers http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/making-robotic-welding-work-forgers <div class="field-byline"> Dustin Wilcox </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some narrowly applicable robotic systems have been developed for forging die repair, which have worked if a die is machine-prepped. NeWeld has combined several automation and welding technologies to introduce the first die-welding robot system. </div> <p><a href="http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/making-robotic-welding-work-forgers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://forgingmagazine.com/diesdie-materials/making-robotic-welding-work-forgers#comments Dies/Die Materials Forming Simulation/IT Gold Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:01:00 +0000 11261 at http://forgingmagazine.com <p>Applicable robotic systems for forging die repair have required a considerable investment in preparation time and materials, adding to the overall cost of the project. NeWeld has combined several automation and welding technologies to introduce the first die-welding robot package.</p>