How Basic Mechanical Concepts Are Transforming Modern Manufacturing in 2024

Cutting-edge technology can be intimidating for many manufacturers. Recognizing the basic mechanical principles behind them can make them approachable, helping justify their adoption.

Barriers to Wider AI Adoption in the Supply Chain Realm

It's essential to start educating leaders on the powerful advantages of implementing AI. Highlighting benefits like improved cost-effectiveness, optimized proficiency, and reduced resources could lead them to embrace the latest evolution of workplace technology.

ADLINK's AI Edge Server Successfully Deployed in Smart Manufacturing, Driving AI Innovation and Digital Transformation

Through real-time data analysis and intelligent decision-making, enterprises can simulate and predict production processes in a virtual environment, identify and solve potential problems in advance, and accelerate the pace of digital transformation.

Metal Fabricator Implements MRP Software Before Even Renting a Warehouse

Supported by an MRP system from the ground up, Australian custom metal fabricator Aston Precision grew from a spare bedroom to an established industry player in just three years. "I got MRPeasy even before I got my first warehouse," says CJ Prem, Founder and Director.

So you want to build a solar giga-factory?

As U.S. domestic production lines for solar modules kick off, some prospective manufacturers hope to simply buy a turnkey production line. This "factory in a box" approach can work but still requires careful planning and expert implementation.

Four TCP-based Communication Protocols That Are Key to IIoT-Part 4: REST API

Representation State Transfer (REST) summarizes architectural frameworks that simplify and harmonize communication between devices in a network. It was developed in 2000 by Roy Fielding as part of his Ph.D. thesis.

Navigating Market Uncertainties: How to Course Correct and Realign a Missed Forecast for Your Manufacturing Business

Strategic forecasting and budgeting provide a solid foundation for stability and growth. When significant changes occur, companies need to adjust their forecasts accordingly.

Four TCP-based Communication Protocols That Are Key to IIoT-Part 3: AMQP

The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) is an interoperable asynchronous publish/subscribe communication protocol. It was originally developed in 2003 by the JPMorgan Chase Bank.

Mitsubishi Electric Achieves Guinness World Record for Fastest Robot to Solve a Puzzle Cube

A project team of young engineers from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation beat the previous record by 0.075 seconds using a robot equipped with high-speed, high-precision factory automation equipment and control technology.

Breaking Free from Legacy Systems: Three Stories of Modernization in Packaging Companies

For many medium-sized packaging companies, breaking free from the grip of legacy systems remains a daunting challenge. What are the stories behind their letting go of outdated management systems and embracing the latest ERP/MIS solutions?

Four TCP-based Communication Protocols That Are Key to IIoT-Part 2: OPC UA

OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) is a platform-independent, service-based architecture. A successor to Classic OPC, the aim of OPC UA was to eliminate the drawbacks of Classic OPC, especially its dependencies on Microsoft and COM/DCOM.

The Future of AI in Warehouse Design

From manufacturing plants to distribution centers, the efficient handling of materials is not only a logistical challenge but also a critical determinant of competitiveness and profitability for organizations.

The Future of Manufacturing: How Digital Twins, 3D AI, Robotics Automation, and Immersive Reality Tech Are Modernizing Industries

The manufacturing sector today is being driven by rapid advancements in sophisticated technology. Among the most significant contributors to this modernization are Digital Twins, 3D AI, robotics automation, and immersive reality technologies.

Four TCP-Based Communication Protocols That Are Key to IIoT-Part 1: MQTT

MQTT (Message Queuing Telemetry Transport) is a compact, binary, open, and easy-to-implement publish/subscribe messaging protocol. It is a certified OASIS and ISO standard (ISO/IEC 20922:2016) managed by the OASIS Technical Committee.

Sustainability, AI, Industrial Dryers, and the Shift to Predictive Quality Analytics

In the era of big data and corporate sustainability, industrial AI is undergoing a significant shift. It's moving from traditional use cases like predictive maintenance to more advanced solutions for predictive quality analytics.

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