Jon Minnick
Editorial Content Director

Jon has worked in B2B publishing for over 11 years previously covering the professional home remodeling and surgical products industries and is now focused on manufacturing. 

A German engineering student has developed a mobile phone airbag that contains a thin protective case with springs and sensors that detect and cushion a cell...
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7.11.2018
9:20am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June, and the overall economy grew for the 110th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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7.5.2018
11:51am
As we increasingly move from an analog into a digital world, not much is being left behind, including vehicle license plates.
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6.13.2018
10:34am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May, and the overall economy grew for the 109th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives...
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6.6.2018
12:20pm
If Berlin-based startup BigRep has their say, we could be using 3D-printed bicycle tires instead of pumping them up.
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5.23.2018
10:17am
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Porfirio Lima, CEO of Sensai, takes a few minutes to discuss artificial intelligence in the manufacturing space.
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5.9.2018
12:15pm
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April, and the overall economy grew for the 108th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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5.2.2018
12:33pm
Researchers at the University of Minnesota are taking a new approach by developing a technique to 3D print custom electronics directly onto skin.
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5.2.2018
11:48am
Leap Motion unveiled a headset called Project North Star that promises to blend the real and digital worlds.
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4.18.2018
11:38am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March, and the overall economy grew for the 107th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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4.4.2018
12:47pm
Using a new printing process, called Laser Wire Direct Closeout, the rocket nozzle was successfully test fired for more than 1,040 seconds.
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4.4.2018
11:53am
Plastic trash is becoming a big problem on land and sea and a company has found a new use for the plastic waste it’s been scooping up in the canals of...
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3.21.2018
12:20pm
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February, and the overall economy grew for the 106th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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3.7.2018
12:39pm
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In an effort to help solve the over-use of ecological resources, the ecomotive team at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have built...
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3.7.2018
11:24am
With 2018 upon us, we spoke with Erika Melander of Travelers to discuss some resolutions designed to help manufacturers protect themselves, minimize risks and...
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2.28.2018
11:25am
Chinese startup Ehang is showing what its Ehang 184 drone is made of by releasing test flight footage with people onboard.
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2.14.2018
12:37pm
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January, and the overall economy grew for the 105th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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2.7.2018
12:36pm
Nissan’s new system determines what a driver is about to do, a split-second before they actually do it.
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1.10.2018
10:03am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December, and the overall economy grew for the 103rd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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1.3.2018
11:36am
The editors of Advantage Business Media’s Manufacturing brands wish you a very happy, healthy, and joyous holiday season.
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12.20.2017
10:55am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November, and the overall economy grew for the 102nd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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12.6.2017
12:05pm
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When you hear the words “soft robot” you probably don’t think “lifting power” but that’s exactly what cheap artificial muscles can do thanks to researchers...
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12.6.2017
11:15am
Free book helps manufacturers navigate cloud technology solutions for leadership in IIoT and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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12.6.2017
10:58am
The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation Foundation has released its fourth quarter forecast for 2017.
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11.29.2017
11:37am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October, and the overall economy grew for the 101st consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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11.16.2017
10:02am
It turns out that the bone structure of our dominant index finger is so unique to each person that it can be used to biometrically identify us.
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11.8.2017
10:21am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October, and the overall economy grew for the 101st consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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11.1.2017
12:26pm
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September, and the overall economy grew for the 100th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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10.19.2017
11:27am
The mash-up of a plane and blimp takes fight.
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10.11.2017
10:42am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September, and the overall economy grew for the 100th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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10.4.2017
11:43am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August, and the overall economy grew for the 99th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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9.14.2017
11:48am
In this episode, a new source of materials for 3D printing in space.
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9.13.2017
11:25am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August, and the overall economy grew for the 99th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
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9.6.2017
11:41am
In this episode, a new 4D camera that enhances robotic vision and slippery surfaces that foil biofouling sea critters.
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8.30.2017
8:45am
In this episode, depth-sensing IR cameras and graphene-fed spiders spin super silk.
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8.23.2017
10:50am
With the increased focus on defending against ransomware attacks, manufacturers are being warned that another type of attack is also on the upswing.
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8.23.2017
10:43am
U.S. manufacturing technology orders climbed 6.5 percent in June over May, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report from The...
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8.17.2017
12:32pm
In this episode, propelling satellites with teaspoons of water and a spit activated battery.
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8.16.2017
9:54am
In this episode, creating cheaper, greener biofuels from recycled aluminum foil and a look at smart underwear.
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8.9.2017
11:23am