January-February 2020 Forecast issue highlights (video)

February 10, 2020

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FEATURES

5 ways to improve physical, digital security

With a global regulatory push for aerospace and defense (A&D) cybersecurity, stakeholders must evaluate their current physical and digital security strategies and determine how to respond to rising threats.

Automation 2020

Automating assembly and testing can boost annual growth as much as 20%.

2020 Forecast: Restoring aerospace growth

Easing trade tensions, a rebound in commercial aircraft production, and military modernization can revitalize the aerospace and defense industry.

PLM roadmap

The path to effective product lifecycle management still has a few bumps.

The importance of making a mark

Robotic systems can mark parts more consistently and efficiently for better traceability.

Metal additive manufacturing evolves

Software and machine developments are speeding iteration of complex designs and offering ‘right first time’ 3D-printing quality.

Metal laser cutting as a service

Rapid turnaround laser cutting enables aerospace manufacturers to meet prototyping demands.

Common flooring problems in MRO facilities

Safe, durable flooring.

Ensuring coating thickness meets spec

Simplifying the process can increase product quality and services while optimizing cost.

Fighting the foam

Blaser Swisslube developed a new coolant for French aerospace manufacturer Mecaprec to handle material issues unique to the plant’s mountainous home.

ADVERTORIAL

Questions with Pete Haas

CGTech Product Specialist explains VERICUT Force.

5 Things You Need to Know

Sky Climber Fasteners launches a new generation of aerospace fasteners

DEPARTMENTS

FROM THE FLIGHT DECK

CHECKING IN

GAINING ALTITUDE

JUST LANDED

UP AND SOARING

COVER SHOTS

3D/ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, & OVERHAUL

NAME THAT PLANE

ON THE RADAR

1 LAST LOOK

See what’s inside AM&D’s January-February 2020 Forecast issue.