Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
Transparency, sustainability, waste reduction and food safety are all significant concerns in need of addressing if food manufacturers want to stay relevant, competitive and optimally profitable, and relying on old strategies is no longer a viable option.
Increased demand for quick and reliable fulfillment is putting added pressure onto warehouses and distribution centers to prevent supply chain disruptions from lag in data, equipment failure, and design processes.
The problem of obsolescence demands particular attention today due to the shortage of replacement parts. Replacements for older or obsolete components could once be found relatively easily on secondary markets.
Evolving to smart manufacturing operations is not just about retooling facilities to support new equipment, systems, data and processes. It’s also very much about retooling the workforce to support digital transformation initiatives today and tomorrow.
Unpredictable markets, an unstable procurement chain and impatient customers are just a few challenges your supply chain deals with. Balancing supply, demand and capacity has reached such a level of complexity that automation is increasingly sought after.
By answering some basic questions on IoT security and pointing you to other resources on how to minimize your IoT cybersecurity risk, this will help you better understand what a robust IoT security strategy looks like.
But there is one aspect of a micro molding project that is often overlooked, especially when customers are assessing the in-house capabilities of a micro molding partner, and that is validation and quality control.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Stories
A HIP provides organizations with the tools they need to simplify data and application integration across any deployment model. With silos broken down, businesses can turn data into actionable insights, allowing them to make decisions faster.
Association for Advancing Automation (A3) expanded floor space for Automate 2023 after Automate 2022 in Detroit resulted with 24,000 registrants, 600 exhibitors, and 75% of booths already sold for next year.
The Abbott Labs formula contamination scandal has many manufacturers reassessing their sanitation practices. To clean up a manufacturing plant, it is important to go above and beyond the call of duty.
Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines
Andantex will unveil its latest generation of high-precision planetary reducers, built around its new EVO 1 (Evolution 1) technology, during IMTS 2022 at Booth 236016.
The Vernon Hills, Ill.-Based Manufacturer and Supplier of Electrical Connectors, Mesh Grips, and Molded Connectors Makes it an Ideal Acquisition for NSI to Complement its Growing Brand Offerings
Fictiv Donates $10,000 in Tight-Tolerance, High-Quality CNC Parts for UC Berkeley's Formula SAE Electric Race Vehicle
Donation enabled UC Berkeley engineering students access to highly complex, machined parts at a fraction of the standard amount of time and cost
GSSI will continue the success of last year's 'Hitting the Asphalt' tour with its 2022 Summer Tour. In this tour, GSSI will travel across the US to spread the word of its PaveScan RDM 2.0 system.
AMADA WELD TECH announces the CD-V Series of Capacitive Discharge Power Supplies and TL-V Series of weld heads.
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SafetyChain is the #1 Plant Management Platform that improves yield, maximizes productivity, and ensures compliance for process manufacturers. Trusted by over 1,500 facilities, SafetyChain is the only enterprise solution uniting production, quality, safety, and supplier management.
Manufacturing and Automation - Featured Company
CIMON is a leading industrial automation company focused on process control and manufacturing. Since its foundation in 1999, CIMON has grown from emerging Asian markets into Europe and North America thanks to several award-winning product lineups, including the Xpanel HMI series, PLC and PLC-S series, Xpanel Hybrid, UltimateAccess SCADA software, and industrial PCs. CIMON has been working with manufacturers for over 20 years and has gained the trust of well-respected companies such as LG, Samsung, General Motors, Kia, Hankook, SK Chemicals, Posco, and Durex. Hardware and software are developed simultaneously at CIMON, allowing for optimal product supply and system design solutions that increase facility efficiency and response time in the market while reducing long-term costs. Some industries CIMON works with include the automotive industry, oil and gas industry, power plants, electronics, water and wastewater management, aerospace, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, food and beverage, chemical, packaging, paper and pulp, farming, and many others.