Every day in 2020 has been somewhat of a surprise, but probably the biggest surprise of all has been how well manufacturers and quality teams have navigated all of the new rules, restrictions, PPE requirements and product mix changes that emerged.
Compliance with safety regulations can provide significant benefits. The right certification can ensure workers on the floor are as safe as possible and make your facility seem more trustworthy to potential partners.
AI in Manufacturing will help companies achieve higher productivity and cost effectiveness over a period. One of the major applications where AI is deployed in the manufacturing plants is Asset maintenance.
Historically international companies avoided investing in Africa due to reports of corruption, unsafe business environments, and poor government policies. That is changing. Several organizations and government initiatives include strategies eliminating these concerns.
The Boston Dynamics crew got together to celebrate the start of what we all hope will be a happier year. Happy New Year from all of us.
This article will explain the three technologies, that, based on Boston Consulting Group's Quality 4.0 study - will be deployed by most manufacturers who are planning to improve their quality management.
The auto industry is undergoing a major transformation. A wave of new technologies from outside the industry - especially Industry 4.0 technology - is starting to influence industry workflows significantly.
Manufacturers must modify their cleaning processes to ensure they have the longevity to clean successfully and sustainably. It is important that companies address and adapt in order to stay current, competitive and profitable.
KOSF's key project are the Smart Cubes, which are modular blocks that perform a dedicated task in the automation process, e.g. quality inspection, testing cells, robotic assembly, packaging and many more.
Manufacturing and Processing: Smart Moisture Measurement Technology Continually Optimizes Product and Process Quality
Instant measurement and production line correction is enabled since calculations are performed in real-time inside the sensor and data is analyzed multiple times per second with integrated software
Electrostatic Dissipative Flooring vs. Anti-Static Flooring: Which Flooring is Right for Your Facility?
On the surface, anti-static sounds like the right choice. Anti-static means no static, right? Not quite. Read on to learn the key differences between anti-static flooring and electrostatic dissipative (ESD) flooring.
Learn when and why it is best to use digital pressure sensors in industrial applications and what types of features can help increase system safety, efficiency and reliability.
The two may seem very similar, however, several key factors set an AGV and an AMR apart. The biggest difference between the two comes down to how they move through a facility.
When dust accumulates and reaches hazardous levels, it can cause respiratory issues and damage machinery. If it builds too much, manufacturers risk the threat of a fire. Instead, it's critical to pinpoint the obstacles and create a plan to overcome them.
Manufacturing is beset by major challenges that are made worse by hyper shifts in supply and demand. Three main areas that are persistently an issue for Manufacturers are quality and safety issues, waste and underperforming assets, and high environmental impact.
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Processing & Handling - Featured Product
Humans and robots can now share tasks - and this new partnership is on the verge of revolutionizing the production line. Today's drivers like data-driven services, decreasing product lifetimes and the need for product differentiation are putting flexibility paramount, and no technology is better suited to meet these needs than the Omron TM Series Collaborative Robot. With force feedback, collision detection technology and an intuitive, hand-guided teaching mechanism, the TM Series cobot is designed to work in immediate proximity to a human worker and is easier than ever to train on new tasks.