Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Manufacturing Management Must-Haves for Hybrid Teams

By addressing some of the most prominent pitfalls, leaders can adopt this growing workplace trend without compromise. Here are three critical challenges to a remote work transition and steps every manufacturing leader can take to mitigate those difficulties today.

Increase Security and Control Costs During Network Upgrades

While COVID-19 may have many legacies, one of them will definitely be an explosion in the amount of network capacity required. Most enterprises are experiencing the need for increased network capacity.

Metal Laser Engraver Portability Benefits for Manufacturing

A Metal Laser Engraver is an essential tool for Automotive Industry and anywhere manufacturing requires Permanent Marking for compliance or enduring harsh processes on Metals. Portable Laser Engraver Marker benefits Manufacturing.

Why Binder Jetting?

Besides being fast and capable of manufacturing complex shapes, binder jetting systems are also incredibly accurate.

Industrial AI and Robotics Controller System in Waste Recycle Industry

A recycling center customer was looking for a high-performance, industrial-grade Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution that could successfully function in harsh environments. The customer needed an automated solution to help identify certain materials on the recycling line.

Servitization in Manufacturing: How to Stay on the Top

Servitization is a business model, wherein manufacturers, i.e product-focused businesses aim to become a solution-based business. The goal of this transition is to create new revenue streams as well as to strengthen customer relationships.

Evolution of the Need for Expeditionary Manufacturing

There is a demand signal to produce a machine capable of Metal printing on the front lines. Phillips has developed a Hybrid technology that adds a Wire fed Direct Energy Deposition head to a Haas machine.

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Keys to Biocompatible and Hypoallergenic Manufacturing

The materials approved for use in biomedical implants are limited, but as new alloys and polymers emerge, the chances are high that many of them will prove to be biocompatible as well. These will help to shape the future of biomedical manufacturing as a whole.

Upgrading Industry 4.0 with edge analytics

A 2020 survey conducted by industrial automation provider Yokogawa revealed that 48 per cent of respondents valued productivity as a key focus in their digitalization strategies, while 40 per cent regarded operational efficiency as their main objective.

Rethinking the Purpose of a Corporation

As someone who has spent his life engaged in driving growth at every level of business operation, it’s always been evident to me that to be successful and meaningful to all stakeholders, a corporation needs positive purpose if it hopes to achieve sustainable profitability.

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

Prototype Development and Testing for Woven Webbings

The art and science of developing end materials for challenging new applications

Scaling Single-Use Liquid Dispensing from R&D to Automated Production

Easy production scale up and changeovers are possible with accurate, reliable liquid measurement and filling systems in complete kits that eliminate the need to clean and sterilize equipment between batches

Warren Controls Announces Electrically Actuated HVAC/BAC Control Valves

Offering the Largest Size Range with Greatest Number of Choices for Customers

LEAN MANUFACTURING, DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, AND SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS WILL BE FOCUS OF THREE PRE-EVENT WEBINARS LEADING UP TO THE ASSEMBLY SHOW

The ASSEMBLY Show will take place on October 26-28, 2021 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. For more information, visit theassemblyshow.com.

Duro Announces Integration with Valispace

New Partnership to Streamline Communication Across Hardware Engineering Teams

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Interwire Trade Exposition - October 26 & 27 in Atlanta Georgia

Interwire Trade Exposition - October 26 & 27 in Atlanta Georgia

INTERWIRE will bring you back to the future of wire making with an Industry 4.0 theme. Automation, AI, robotics, data analytics, and machine learning affect the way wire is made and how well companies compete on the world stage. Ready or not, change has arrived. You are invited to INTERWIRE to explore what is imminent, what is here to stay, and what these changes mean for your plant, personnel, and production goals. Visit often for developing details on the industry 4.0 Pavilion, speakers, conference sessions, production demos, exhbits, and an inspiring new format.

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MVTec LLC

MVTec LLC

MVTec Software GmbH is a leading international manufacturer of software for machine vision used in all demanding areas of imaging: semi-conductor industry, web inspection, quality control and inspection applications in general, medicine, surveillance, robot vision, and 3D vision. MVTec is the developer and vendor of the general purpose machine vision software HALCON. In addition, MVTec, LLC works out of Cambridge, MA (USA), to better attend the North American market since 2007.