The whole world is talking about 3D printing, additive manufacturing and generative multi-layer construction technologies. Nevertheless, this is a long way from meaning that the classical machine tool is going to be pensioned off. The EMO Hannover 2017 will be showcasing an international banquet of production technology – with alternative processes as the highly auspicious icing on the cake.
By integrating application lifecycle management (ALM) software with product lifecycle management (PLM) software, Siemens is delivering a solution for the automotive industry to seamlessly manage the inherently different lifecycles of electro-mechanical systems and the development of software used to control those physical systems.
EOS, one of the worldwide technology and quality leaders for high-end solutions in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM), exhibited its latest AM and software solutions at the formnext trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. These included a scalable EOS Shared Modules concept to optimise all stages of the AM build process, the integrated manufacturing software EOSPRINT 2.0 as well as EOSTATE Exposure for the real-time monitoring of the build process.
Stratasys Ltd. and Siemens announced a formal partnership to integrate Siemens’ Digital Factory solutions with Stratasys’ additive manufacturing solutions. The partnership is intended to lay the foundation for the two companies to fulfill their shared vision of incorporating additive manufacturing into the traditional manufacturing workflow, helping it to become a universally recognized production practice which can benefit multiple industries, including aerospace, automotive, transportation, energy and industrial tooling.