Engineers consider wider options, powder production improves, software starts to merge.
The next-gen aircraft and its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engine are expected to see vibrant aftermarket activity over the next decade.
The owner of maintenance provider Fokker Services is subject to a hostile takeover from manufacturing investor Melrose.
The "cobots" from Universal Robots promise quick, easy setup and multiple applications without the constraints of traditional industrial robots.
Total puts share of total sales at about 17%, company says.