Blockchain Technology and Manufacturing

Author:  Kathy Levy | Associate Editor
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 33, Issue 2, Spring 2019
Doc ID:  2019014
Year of Publication:  2019
The Shot Peener has always shared current information on the products, processes and services in our industry. You’ve probably noticed that we are now publishing more articles on what’s ahead—the technologies that could influence our industry in the near and not-so-near future. Blockchain is one of those technologies. It has captured our imagination because of the benefits it could bring to manufacturing. Let’s first define blockchain and then explore how it fixes a fundamental weakness in manufacturing. I’ll also share how aerospace and defense companies are using blockchain now.

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