An increasing trend to reduce the overall weight of products in multiple industries such as aerospace, renewables, construction and transportation, is driving tremendous growth in the lightweight structures market.
While technology has changed the world as we know it and continues to impact industries around the world, engineering is one sector in particular where all sorts of new developments and projects are becoming reality thanks to the pairing of computers and humans.
Smart factories are set to become a revolutionary force of the manufacturing industry and provide a massive boost to the global economy, according to a new report by multinational information technology consulting company, Capgemini.
Additive manufacturing (AM) components must withstand a high level of pressure. Pierre Foret, head of AM at Linde Group explains, why only a few companies worldwide have the capacity to control every step in the AM value chain from powder production to cleaning.