Patti Engineering and Kettering University Collaborate on Industry 4.0-Enabled Collaborative Robotic Cell for Real-World Learning
Patti Engineering and Kettering University collaborate to create an Industry 4.0-enabled collaborative robotic cell for a new classroom lab to teach engineering and computer science students.
2022 Top Article - The Convenience of Mobile Training Apps
It should come as no surprise to learn that employee safety has made its way into the mobile app space, too. But how could introducing an app help your organization?
How We Can Inspire Our New Generation Into Engineering
It's no secret that the engineering sector is experiencing a shortage of workers. In fact, research shows that the industry will need to train and employ around 200,000 people by 2024 to fill the gap.
How to Upskill Frontline Employees as Industry 4.0 Gains Traction
Digitization, automation, and artificial intelligence in manufacturing have paved the way for new production methods. If employees are going to take on new responsibilities and operate connected devices, they need to be upskilled and trained accordingly.
How VR and AR are Creating the Next Generation of Welders
By replicating authentic job scenarios in a safe and virtual setting, it's possible to both test and train welders effectively while simultaneously minimizing your long-term cost base.
8 Causes of Lost Productivity in Manufacturing and How Managers Can Address Them in 2022
Addressing lost productivity is particularly critical in today's climate. Despite technological advancements and economic growth, manufacturing productivity has declined since 2010, likely for the first period in American history.
2022 Online Training Trends: What to Expect in Safety and Beyond
Despite changes in working conditions, employers were still responsible for administering all types of training, from safety to job-specific onboarding and even general HR training. Perhaps unsurprisingly, many turned to online training for a solution.
Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) Starts Preparing Companies for the Future of Manufacturing
Michigan's manufacturing sector is crucial to its economy. It accounts for nearly 20% of the total output in the state, generating $102.35 billion and employing 631,000 people. Here's what MEDC is doing to ensure this critical part of the economy maintains growth.
Manufacturing Impact: Rising Consumption of Entertainment Drives Demand For 3D Animated Content
The augmented demand for the technology from several industrial verticals due to the increasing use of simulation in the design of industrial tools by OEMs has facilitated the penetration of 3D animation solutions worldwide
Tips to Help Manufacturers Address the 2021 Labor Shortage
The U.S. has been seeing declines in skilled labor during the past few years as experienced and knowledgeable employees continue to retire while fewer are choosing employment in factories or skilled trades.
How VR can Ensure Manufacturing Safety
As situations and equipment are constantly evolving based on consumer demand and market disruptions, manufacturers need to respond quickly to capitalize on new opportunities, and this requires agile reconfigurations that maintain a prioritization of worker safety.
Prestigious 140+ Year Old University Delivers Advanced Engineering and Technical Training With Method X
Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences enriches Additive Design and Manufacturing Courses with MakerBot 3D printers. Students use METHOD X for a range of prototyping applications in research and development, industry thesis projects, and more.
Transforming Workplace Training With the Most Effective Digital and Augmented Reality Tools
With skill gaps growing wider and continued predictions of future job vacancies, manufacturers need to place employee skilling at the top of their strategic operating plans if they're going to maintain a productive workforce and compete on a global scale.
Post-Pandemic Operations Must Incorporate Real People into the Automation Process
In a time when the whole world is re-evaluating the way they do business, it is essential that industries utilizing Smart Factory and automated solutions do not become over-reliant on technology to get the job done.
Routes to Professional Success in Automation
With a clear shift towards more digitally enabled roles and a growing need for more automation and/or robotics across all industries, this requires more skilled people within these environments.
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Unitronics: Motion Control, We Make it Easy
Unitronics' 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.