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    Digital manufacturing: Volkswagen opens 3D printing center, BMW tools up for i4 production


    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has added a 3D printing center to its Toolmaking unit in Wolfsburg, to make complex vehicle components both for prototyping and then series production. It features new-generation HP-supplied printers with a fast, flexible binder jetting process; this supplements the selective laser melting (SLM) process ...

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    VinFast builds digital manufacturing strategy with Siemens’ solutions


    Vietnamese carmaker VinFast, which unveiled its first models at the recent Paris motor show [pictured], has selected the Siemens PLM (product lifecycle management) software suite to underpin its manufacturing and operations.

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    PowerCell automates fuel cell production with help from Semcon


    Image: PowerCell Swedish product development consultancy Semcon AB is expanding its partnership with fuel cell maker PowerCell, to help it scale up production by deploying robots and automation. The robots are being installed at PowerCell’s facility in Gothenberg, Sweden, following Semcon’s virtual simulations which visualize the entire production process. ...

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    Dassault Systemes plans acquisition to boost plant software offering


    Dassault sees growing interest in digital manufactureing (Photo: Dassault Systemes) Dassault Systemes is planning to acquire Apriso in a move to strengthen its position in manufacturing software solutions. The Paris based maker of 3d design software and product lifecycle management products said it will pay about 205 million dlrs ...