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. 

There’s a finite amount of room on board space flights, so overpacking for a long haul isn’t exactly an option.
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9.13.2017
10:18am
In this episode, depth-sensing IR cameras and graphene-fed spiders spin super silk.
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8.22.2017
10:45am
In this episode, an ultra-thin material to capture human movement energy and harnessing the power of the dragonfly.
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8.1.2017
10:39am
In this episode, Google Glass makes a return and a new material for super-fast jets.
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7.26.2017
10:32am
Manufacturers expect investments in smart factories will drive a 27 percent increase in operational efficiency over the next five years.
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6.22.2017
11:44am
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In this episode, a self-driving commuting concept and making more resilient concrete from used tires.
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6.20.2017
10:24am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May, and the overall economy grew for the 96th consecutive month.
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6.8.2017
12:17pm
In this episode, Microsoft researches augment reality eyeglasses and a designing more nimble robots.
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6.6.2017
10:51am
In this episode, powering your world with a truly smart flower and robots becoming teachers.
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5.18.2017
11:57am
In this episode, a water-repellent materials that sheds like a snake and recyclable carbon fiber.
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5.9.2017
10:34am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April, and the overall economy grew for the 95th consecutive month.
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5.4.2017
10:55am
In this episode, robots take on the housing market and a new process to make renewable plastic.
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5.2.2017
11:04am
In this episode, an electric transport vehicle for people with reduced mobility and Tarzan the robot.
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4.25.2017
10:22am
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In this episode, turning ocean plastic into diesel fuel and a vertical takeoff plane prototype takes flight.
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4.11.2017
10:45am
In this episode, superhuman color vision glasses and magnetically controlled soft robots.
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4.4.2017
10:22am
In this episode, a nanofiber filter that filters out more than smog and Google sniffs out methane leaks.
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3.28.2017
10:43am
John McNeely took a few minutes to talk about the current state of cyberattacks and what manufacturers should be aware of.
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3.23.2017
12:05pm
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February, and the overall economy grew for the 93rd consecutive month.
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3.9.2017
9:19am
In this episode, the world’s first ridable hoverbike takes flight and windows that double as solar panels.
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2.28.2017
10:57am
In this episode, a bi-pedal delivery service robot and creating tires from grass and trees.
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2.23.2017
10:50am
When comparing month over month, December 2016 orders were up 20.6 percent compared to November 2016 and factory production was up in January.
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2.23.2017
10:03am
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In this episode, reinforcing graphene foam for super strength and creating thermally conductive rubber.
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2.21.2017
12:41pm
Here’s a look at two monthly reports — one that tracks manufacturing technology orders and another that looks at economic activity in the manufacturing sector.
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2.8.2017
4:35pm
In this episode, a wind turbine inspired by hummingbird wings and designing a different kind of smart glasses.
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1.31.2017
10:47am
In this episode, a laser deflector shield concept and controlling a robot with your brain.
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1.24.2017
11:31am
In this episode, analyzing the world around us with a smartphone and a look at the thinnest electrical wire possible.
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1.10.2017
10:25am
In this episode, VW's Dynamic Road Sign Display and a walking robotic mech suit.
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1.5.2017
3:01pm
In this episode, a Star Trek-inspired medical device and a graphene putty that isn’t so silly.
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12.20.2016
10:36am
In this episode, turning nuclear waste into diamond batteries and using nylon to produce artificial muscles.
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12.6.2016
10:35am
In this episode, what a hyperloop transportation system could look like and the future of smart power.
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12.1.2016
10:29am
In this episode, creating the fuel of the future from poop and bendable airplane wings.
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11.15.2016
3:14pm
In this episode, using spinach to detect explosives and a new automotive safety innovation from Mercedes-Benz.
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11.8.2016
9:59am
In this episode, using silicon to create cheaper renewable energy storage and making drivers comfortable in self-driving cars.
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10.25.2016
10:00am
In this episode, BMW shows off the motorcycle of the future and a communication system that transmits data through human touch.
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10.18.2016
10:41am
In this episode, building a robot on spherical induction motors and an airbag for your head.
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10.11.2016
10:16am
In this episode, a new method to fix metal defects and easing range anxiety with solar.
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10.4.2016
10:44am
In this episode, producing new products and parts from photographs and solar-powering a helicopter.
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9.27.2016
10:42am
In this episode, self-healing aircraft parts and a drone designed to eat floating trash.
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9.20.2016
10:39am
In this episode, a look at cargo delivery zeppelins and breathable plastic designed for clothing.
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9.13.2016
11:24am