News tagged with product manufacturers

The sharing economy's effect on business

Collaborative consumption is an expanding economic force in our country and globally, with consumers sharing everything from cars, bicycles and even agricultural equipment. It happens quickly and efficiently, with a simple ...

dateSep 13, 2016 in Economics & Business
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Industry 4.0 and additive manufacturing

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos a key topic is focusing on the "Digital Transformation of Industries". The fourth industrial revolution is imminent. It goes by the name "Industry 4.0" and is expected to fundamentally ...

dateJan 21, 2016 in Engineering
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New research set to revolutionise ready meals

A collaborative research project involving major food sector businesses and the University of Lincoln, UK, aims to dramatically improve the quality and healthiness of ready meals, while also reducing current food waste levels ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Other
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Why Americans can't buy some of the best sunscreens

With summer nearly here, U.S. consumers might think they have an abundance of sunscreen products to choose from. But across the Atlantic, Europeans will be slathering on formulations that manufacturers say provide better ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in Other
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Produce more flexibly with the Industry Cockpit

Customers expect products to be tailored to their needs. And not only that: they want to influence the way the product is manufactured as well. As a result, very flexible manufacturing and administrative processes are necessary. ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Engineering
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Video: Why 'hypoallergenic' isn't a thing

It's a simple claim made on thousands of personal care products for adults and kids: hypoallergenic. But what does that actually mean? Turns out, it can mean whatever manufacturers want it to mean, and that can leave you ...

dateMar 19, 2015 in Other
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Bringing designers and animators together

Aircraft designers and animators use different digital technologies to achieve the same goal: creating a three-dimensional image that can be manipulated. But a new method that links the two could vastly speed up how product ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Engineering
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