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CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis

CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis


The CoVent-19 Challenge is open to teams and individuals anywhere, and finalists will work directly with Stratasys 3D printing experts and the CoVent-19 Challenge team to turn their designs into prototypes for testing.

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Hannover Preview 2020: Digitalization and Mobility Reach Higher Importance in COVID-19 Environment

Hannover Preview 2020: Digitalization and Mobility Reach Higher Importance in COVID-19 Environment


By Bill Lydon
There was great anticipation for another electrifying Hannover Messe event at the Hannover Messe 2020 Preview. While the April event has been cancelled, the February event still revealed a trove of quality information and innovation

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Bentley Institute Press announces “Inside MicroStation CONNECT Edition” ebook

Bentley Institute Press announces “Inside MicroStation CONNECT Edition” ebook


The three-volume set focuses on developing a strong understanding of the basics of MicroStation and follows a step-by-step approach that includes exercises and real-world examples complete with illustrations.

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CoVent-19 Challenge Asks Millions of Designers and Engineers to Respond to the Ventilator Crisis

The CoVent-19 Challenge is open to teams and individuals anywhere, and finalists will work directly with Stratasys 3D printing experts and the CoVent-19 Challenge team to turn their designs into prototypes for testing.

Hannover Preview 2020: Digitalization and Mobility Reach Higher Importance in COVID-19 Environment

By Bill Lydon
There was great anticipation for another electrifying Hannover Messe event at the Hannover Messe 2020 Preview. While the April event has been cancelled, the February event still revealed a trove of quality information and innovation

Bentley Institute Press announces “Inside MicroStation CONNECT Edition” ebook

The three-volume set focuses on developing a strong understanding of the basics of MicroStation and follows a step-by-step approach that includes exercises and real-world examples complete with illustrations.

MESA International announces development of 'Model for Smart Manufacturing'

The model will cover several intersecting dimensions including business intelligence, product lifecycle management, value chain management, manufacturing operations, the Industrial Internet of Things, asset management, workforce and cybersecurity.

ABB announces free digital software and services

From Friday March 27, ABB’s Robotics and Discrete Automation business will make key software services available free of charge to its customers until December 31st, 2020.

HANNOVER MESSE announces cancellation of 2020 event

It is the first time in HANNOVER MESSE’s 73-year history that the event will not take place. However, the organizers will not let the show completely vanish.

Opto 22 announces continuation of support and services

Opto 22 supports the manufacture of materials and products needed for essential medical supply chains, transportation, energy, communications, food and agriculture, chemical manufacturing, nuclear facilities, the operation of dams, water and wastewater treatment, emergency services, and the defense industrial base, all deemed vital by CISA

In Memoriam: Richard “Rich” Merritt, 1943-2020

Richard “Rich” Jesse Merritt died Saturday, February 8, 2020, at his home in Cedar Rapids. He was 76. He was a giant of industrial automation and control technical communications, serving countless publications and clients over his long career, including Automation.com and ISA’s InTech magazine.

How Manufacturing Can Attract the Best and Brightest Next Generation Workers

As more experienced workers retire from the manufacturing workforce, the sector faces a future with a growing skills gap and a greater number of unfilled jobs.

Bentley Systems and DiscoverE announce Indiana students as winners of 2020 Future City Competition

The competition finals, held at the Hyatt Regency Washington in Washington, D.C., is organized by DiscoverE and sponsored in part by Bentley. Sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students from 1,500 schools in more than 40 regions, as well as teams from Canada, have imagined, designed, and built cities for the 2019-2020 Future City Competition.

Emerson announces application period open for 2020 ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program

The merit-based scholarships are awarded on the candidate's potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions. Recipients may also be eligible for an Emerson internship.

CMMC Academy announces CMMC 1.0 Reference Guide

The CMMC 1.0 Reference Guide is intended to help defense suppliers understand the U.S. Department of Defense cybersecurity compliance program. The online guide is available to members of the Academy.

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