6 Implications of the Chip Shortage for Auto Manufacturing

The past few years have proved challenging for the auto manufacturing industry. Automakers faced a slew of obstacles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but few were as far-reaching and disruptive as the chip shortage.

When Is the Best Time to Introduce CNC Automation?

Implementing sophisticated CNC equipment and machines, to achieve automation, is not just expensive, it's also time-consuming. You can't just swap everything in one go and hope it works.

Examining the Gender Gap in Manufacturing: 5 Potential Solutions for 2022

Workforces that lack gender diversity will struggle to reach their full potential. Manufacturing must address this issue if it hopes to sustain growth far into the future.

Embrace the edge to avoid unscheduled downtime

One of the key metrics for process efficiency is overall equipment efficiency (OEE). This KPI is related to the availability, performance and quality of the production process. High OEE often means good revenue.

Three Ways to Improve Collaboration Among Manufacturing Sites

Typically, collaboration between manufacturing sites is ad-hoc and disorganized at best. Spreadsheets, email chains and one-off instant messages make it taxing to locate information quickly.

Service buses and their impact on digitalization

One of the biggest challenges that enterprises face in their digitalization efforts is having too many complex data silos and applications that don't follow a common architecture.

Sustainable manufacturing at the edge

In the wake of landmark climate event, COP26, manufacturers are striving to align their activities with the global net zero targets. But the sector has a long way to go. It currently produces more than 16 gigatons of carbon dioxide (CO2) each year.

Molex Announces Results of Global Design Engineering Innovations Survey

According to 65% of those polled, improvements in design tools, tech innovation and new design methodologies have simplified efforts over the past three-to-five years. Still, a multitude of factors continue to hinder design engineering progress and innovation.

RAPID + TCT 2022 Promises "Next Level" Innovation in Additive Manufacturing

This May, more than 10,000 additive manufacturing (AM) professionals will return to Detroit for RAPID + TCT, North America's largest and most influential AM event.

5 Amazing Ways Automation Benefits Fabrication

Most sheet metal fabricators seek ways to improve productivity and become more efficient to stay competitive. Automation has evolved significantly in the past few years, and a growing number of solutions can provide significant value to companies.

ABB Robotics showcases future of retail using recovered marine plastic at London's Selfridges

Iconic London department store to showcase future role of robotics at point of consumption. ABB robot 3D additive printing will allow personalized items be ordered on site by customers and produced in-situ, ready for purchase.

Designing a More Responsive Supply Chain: 7 Strategies for Manufacturers

Responsive supply chains are flexible, quickly adapting to demand shifts and disruptions. They can then mitigate challenges that affect industry competitors and minimize waste. Here are seven ways manufacturers can create an effective one.

3D Electronics Enables Greater Integration, Says IDTechEx

3D additive electronics enables complete circuits to be integrated within an object, offering multiple benefits that include simplified manufacturing and novel form factors.

The affordable way to upgrade to a smart factory - Retrofitting legacy equipment

According to the Sprinting to Value in Industry 4.0 report, 53 percent of plant managers surveyed said adopting Industry 4.0 is a concern, with only one in four seeing financial opportunities from these advances.

Want to Get Your Brand on Retailers' Shelves? Aim for a Consumer-Centric Approach

When retailers are hesitant to try selling new items, a consumer-centric, data-driven strategy can help you prove that your products have legs.

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