Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews

The Modern Data Estate: Data Lake vs. Data Warehouse

Data comes at us fast and in many forms. These different forms can include structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data and many people do not realize that a data warehouse and a data lake handle the data differently.

The Smart Move to More Efficient and Safer Maintenance Operations

With many maintenance operations still planned and performed manually, often by experienced operators performing sometimes basic yet time-consuming tasks, it is easy to see how manufacturers are sometimes swimming against the tide when it comes to achieving efficiency goals.

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.

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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.

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.

Manufacturing and Automation - News Headlines

INDUSTRY DISRUPTOR, 3DEO, PRODUCES ONE MILLIONTH CUSTOMER PART

3DEO Hacks Industry 4.0, Becoming the Highest Volume 3D Metal Printing Company in the World

Brooks Instrument Opens New Manufacturing, Service and Applications Support Center in Korea

New location expands Brooks Instrument's production, service and applications engineering capabilities, providing enhanced support to key customers in the region.

KROHNE Announces New OPTIWAVE 6500C Level Transmitter

A radar level transmitter ideal for powders and dusty atmospheres

Artemis Vision Creates Advanced Machine Vision Solutions Using OnLogic Computers

The company's quality control and warehousing logistics solutions leverage OnLogic industrial computers to improve products, processes and fulfillment.

Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association Announces New Members

Eight additional organizations commit to promote sustainability in AM

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Unitronics: Motion Control, We Make it Easy

Unitronics: Motion Control, We Make it Easy

Unitronics' new line of AC Servo Drives & Motors changes the traditional approach to motion control. They are simple to set up and painless to program. Unitronics Servos simplify implementation of motion applications while minimizing complexity and reducing development time. Some of the easy-to-use features in this new line include implementing motion control easily with ready-made motion code, embedded diagnostic tools, and automatic communication setup.

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TR Cutler, Inc.

TR Cutler, Inc.

TR Cutler, Inc. was founded by Thomas R. Cutler 22 years ago. Cutler maintains extraordinary relationships with clients, journalists, editors, trendsetters, and key business leaders worldwide and has become a key resource for those writing about the manufacturing sector. He is also the founder of the 8000 member Manufacturing Media Consortium.