October 2013

From the Editor

Cover Story

  • 3D Printing: A new Industrial Revolution dawns

    You can ignore it, deride it as the folly of home hobbyists or write it off as having limited, specialised application, but there is no escaping the fact that the new manufacturing process known as 3D Printing is set to turn manufacturing and potentially global supply chains on their heads. With the pace of its both is adoption and capabilities rapidly gaining speed, alongside a dramatic reduction in cost, technology experts say it represents nothing less than the beginning of a ‘Third Industrial Revolution’. By Donald Urquhart.... Read More

Belly Ache

  • Dunkin’ Dumbnuts

    Not to be confused as related to Homer Simpson, but this item attracted our attention because it involves one of two of our favourite food groups – donuts! The other of course being beer.... Read More