Looking to see a concert this summer? Check out FARO Technologies' summer "Screaming for Accuracy" tour. The company decided to undertake the tour to teach manufacturers around the country how FARO's gages can have a positive impact on production. The events will be played out like real concerts, with coverage from local radio stations and gage-themed T-shirts available. FARO is promoting all of its gages, but its new 0.0002-inch accurate gage is created to be intuitive enough for machinists and other shop-floor personnel to use. For more info visit www.faro.com.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.