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Save Your Manufacturing Business by Giving Employees Ownership Opportunities

If your business has been walloped by the various challenges in the sector, converting the company to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) could be a way forward.

How to Safely Manufacture and Ship Vaccines

Vaccines can easily become damaged or unusable at almost any step of the manufacturing and shipping process. Pharmaceutical companies wanting to maintain their margins and high standards of quality need to take measures to prevent error and contamination.

How to Choose the Right Edge Computer

Choosing the right edge computer is not always easy. Every application has unique requirements that require thoughtful planning, especially for large scale deployments.

5 Continuous Improvement Tools to Help Streamline Manufacturing Processes

Continuous improvement tools can enhance and streamline your lean manufacturing process. Leveraging the right tool at the right time can increase your profitability, reduce process errors and improve productivity.

Pick-by-Vision Has Arrived

There is very little new to witness at MODEX 2020 regarding pick-to-light or voice-picking. The same vendors in these product categories have been selling the same products for a decade or more. The good news is that pick-by-vision has arrived.

5 Electrical Innovations at The Mendota ADM Facility

Not just large from our perspective, this project was the largest flour mill constructed at one time in the United States of America. It was a massive undertaking for everyone involved, and we loved every minute of it.

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ATX West, MD&M and Design & Manufacturing

Design & Manufacturing, ATX West, MD&M, Plastic West and West Pack take place in Anaheim, CA February 11th - 13th. This ManufacturingTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.

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Micro Molding - The Need for Collaboration and DfM

This article examines the ways in which companies looking to achieve significant product miniaturization need to approach their product development process, and how they need to adapt their thinking when embracing micro molding.

Automation - no need to rip and replace

The concept of full automation could be daunting, especially considering the cost, time and disruption that go into building a brand new factory or warehouse – this just isn’t a viable option for a large proportion of businesses.

All you need to know about diode lasers and laser diodes

While a laser diode generates photons (light) it create a lot of heat as well, so that heat has to be distributed and that is why there are not so many powerful laser diodes on the market.

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Binder USA Launches M16-X 415 Series Male/Female Cable and Panel Mount Connectors

The M16-X has a rated voltage of 50 V AC/60 V DC and is available with an optional female panel mount connector. The 8 gold-plated contacts have a current rating of 0.5 A. Applications include control and measurement, Industry 4.0 automation, and high-speed video imaging.

Omron Automation and Hartfiel Automation welcome new partnership

Automation technology and solution providers Omron Automation Americas and Hartfiel Automation recently announced a strategic partnership in which Hartfiel will be an authorized distributor of Omron products.

Emerson Partners With Belgian Research Group to Prepare Next Generation of Brewers

Ghent University and University College Ghent to train engineers with advanced digital automation technologies

Canadian Company AON3D Launches Industrial 3D Printer Built for the Strongest Plastics in the World

AON3D announces the launch of their AON-M2 2020, the latest large format industrial 3D printer in their flagship product line. A high-temperature 3D printer designed to print an expanding array of plastics, including PEEK, ULTEM™, PEKK, polycarbonate, and hundreds of other materials

Conic Systems Offers Zero Backlash Harmonic Gearing in NEMA Housing to Replace Planetary Gear Drives

Conic Systems in Port Jervis NY has developed the new Lifetime (LT) Series, a precision, zero backlash harmonic gearbox designed as a direct replacement for traditional high ratio planetary gearheads. The LT series is available in metric sizes and NEMA 17, 23, 34 and 42 frames.

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