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October 6, 2021

Sandvik to Acquire CAM Software Company Cambrio

The auto industry is confronting both short-term and long-term challenges in 2021. The short-term issue is a global shortage of semiconductors. That situation has been years in the making and has had an impact on other industries. The long-term challenge is the industry’s drive for electrification and battery electric vehicles. Amid all the electrification investments, automakers are still relying on profits generated by trucks powered by internal combustion engines.


Jemma Starks is alive today, thanks to 3D printing. She was born "missing half a heart." Additive manufacturing was employed to make a copy of the child's defective heart. Surgeons began practicing on the 3D printed copy as they prepared for complex heart surgery. Jemma now is a thriving eight-year-old with no restrictions on her activities.

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Durable goods orders increased in August thanks to a surge in orders for commercial aircraft, the U.S. Commerce Department reported. Orders gained 1.8 percent to $263.5 billion in August from the month before. That followed a 0.5 percent rise in July. Orders have risen 15 of the past 16 months.

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Easton LaChappelle was 14 years old when he decided to build a fully functional hand. He went on the start Unlimited Tomorrow. In 2019, Unlimited Tomorrow introduced TrueLimb, the industry’s first lightweight, affordable multi-articulating prosthetic limb with a realistic appearance.

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Boeing Co. said a 737 Max test flight for China's aviation regulator was a success, according to a Reuters report. The aircraft maker said it hopes that China will lift a two-year grounding of the aircraft later this year. The 737 Max has returned to service in major markets while China remains an important exception. The 737 Max originally was grounded in 2019 after two fatal crashes.


ARCH Cutting Tools Corp., an ARCH Global Precision company, has announced the acquisition of CONTOUR360 of Cornish, Maine. CONTOUR360 has a "reputation for supplying high-quality engineered solid round cutting tools," ARCH said.

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