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New Tools for Tooling Help Boost Manufacturers Bottom Line

There has always been a great deal of confusion over the potential investment required to develop high-quality tooling for manufacturers and any associated benefits. Now, new digital developments mean that is no longer the case.

How To Improve Production With Autonomous Maintenance

Autonomous Maintenance is one of eight pillars that make up Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). It’s also one of the most important activities that eventually determine the success of any TPM implementation project.

Xcentric Mold offers Resources to Keep Design Skills Sharp for the Ramp Up

In a world waiting to take its next move after the COVID-19 pandemic, we'd like to offer you and your team design resources for injection molded parts to help keep skills sharp during this uncertain time.

Plex Systems Study Finds Three in Four Manufacturers Behind in Adopting Smart Manufacturing

The survey, based on 200 global businesses, indicates smart manufacturers achieve their status by achieving three key factors when planning and implementing pilot programs

Binders M12A Male & Female Cable Connector with Plastic Threaded Ring

The Polyamide material exhibits very good chemical resistance and is especially oil resistant. A reduced lead-time and cost over our standard metal threaded nut is always good for buyers and planners.

Best Practices for Encoder Mounting

By following mounting best practices, designers can be sure that their feedback loop is providing accurate data that will enable the system to meet topline performance levels.

Facet Precision Tool Comments on Why Building a Team of Craftspeople is Key to Success and Whether the Electric Car Be the Demise of the Cutting Tools

From laying out a brand-new manufacturing centre; to shaping and promoting Facet’s reputation; to training up a high performing team who are passionate about the craft of cutting tools – Jeremy has built the foundations for success.

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6 Enterprise Best Practices That SMB Manufacturers Can Steal from Big Business

Larger manufacturers have more resources, more capital and more ability to create economies of scale. That means that making it as a SMB manufacturer requires finding creative solutions that allow you to do more with less and create a leaner process.

Safeguard your digital future now. Overcome the crisis!

The COVID-19 outbreak has highlighted the vulnerability of the complex global manufacturing supply chains. To make matters worse, the CNC industry heavily relies on on-time deliveries.

How the IoT Can Help Supply Chains Excel Under Stress

When attached to shipment containers, the IoT affords manufacturers insight into what’s happening at each point of the supply chain, thereby assuring their products reach their destinations in a safe and timely manner.

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ONE Tech Launches Edge AI Strategy with Enhancements to Core Solutions

MicroAI™ and MicroAI™ Helio help organizations achieve deeper insights into device and equipment behavior

GPV Selects Aegis as Global Smart Factory Partner

Driven originally by accelerating customer expectations for traceability, GPV has selected Aegis' FactoryLogix Smart digital manufacturing solution, targeting multiple values and benefits

ASM International and SAE International to Combine Signature Aerospace Conferences Beginning in 2022

ASM's AeroMat and SAE's AeroTech to Co-Locate for Single Premier Conference Focused on Aerospace Innovation

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New M12 A-Coded Connectors from binder are now Ecolab and FDA certified
New M12 A-Coded Connectors from binder are now Ecolab and FDA certified

New M12 A-Coded Connectors from binder are now Ecolab and FDA certified

binder USA, LP, has expanded the M12 product family with the addition of the M12 A-Coded Connector, which is now certified for both Ecolab and FDA Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 standards. The M12 A-Coded connectors are extraordinarily durable and IP69K-rated, ideal for harsh-duty and washdown applications in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Available in 3, 4, 5, 8, and 12 contacts, the high quality stainless steel locking rings (V4A) and gold contact plating can also withstand UV exposure and shock and vibration.

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Pleora Technologies

Pleora Technologies invented high-performance frame grabbers and embedded hardware for the delivery of video over Gigabit Ethernet, and leads the market in video interfaces for USB 3.0 and wireless. Pleora engineers reliable video interface solutions for system manufacturers and camera companies serving the military, medical, and industrial automation sectors, with a focus on shortening time-to-market, reducing risk, and lowering system costs. Visit www.pleora.com