Shop Floor Automations at IMTS 2022

The DataXchange machine monitoring software solution eliminates manual, labor-intensive processes to give manufacturers instant views and alerts about their equipment on the floor to make quick, informed decisions.

How To Choose A Suitable Electric Motor For Your Application

When you are choosing an electric motor for your application, there are several variables to consider, including the intended industry application and the type of motor that will be most suited to your requirements. This is where custom electric motors are most helpful.

What are the Best Parts of a Manufacturing Plant to Automate?

Identifying manufacturing processes that need automation in any plant is all about matching challenges and solutions.

Mattel Innovates the Toys of Tomorrow with MakerBot 3D Printers

Before having a 3D printer at his fingertips, Jack relied solely on the machine shop at the office to support his prototyping needs. Since other teams also utilized the machine shop, sometimes it would take days before he received his part back.

Smart Logistics Whitepaper

This article discusses the elements of smart logistics and investigates how components designed for the rigors of smart logistics at every phase of the logistical supply chain can alleviate problems during manufacturing.

Now is No Time to Put the Brakes on Automation

The overall cost of living and working is increasing, prices are inflating, and as many countries edge towards a possible recession, logistics organisations are feeling the pressure to ensure processes are as cost-effective as possible.

U.S. Manufacturers Falling Behind China in EV Production

Electric vehicles (EVs) are changing the face of auto manufacturing. As concerns over climate change grow, zero-emission cars are becoming an increasingly crucial part of this industry. However, recent reports suggest the U.S. is falling behind in production.

5 Major Benefits of Data Collection for Manufacturing Companies

Bringing real-time visibility to entire production, asset performance, inventory, workforce utilization, supply chain, etc. starts by collecting accurate shop floor data.

Getting Into Automated Welding Without Obstacles

Good welders are hard to find and this problem will get worse in the future. But that's not the only reason why companies with welding departments would like to automate some of their jobs.

The third generation of low code

The benefits of low code have long been recognized. In today's Industry 4.0 era where digitalization is key to gathering data insights and optimizing processes, businesses need to evolve at pace.

3 Ways Manufacturers Are Using Digital Twins to Improve Operations

The reality is that ROI that can be delivered when utilizing digital twins to their full potential is game-changing for manufacturers looking to innovate in the wake of a global pandemic.

How Micro AM is Impacting Time-to-market for Precision Plastic Parts

When using micro AM, by week 7 a design can have been refined numerous times as the process requires no traditional tooling, just DRST. This means that time and focus in this early stage of product development can be spent on design optimization.

Smart Modules Add Simplicity and Help Accelerate IoT Deployments

Smart modules are a further piece in the IoT puzzle that simplifies and speeds up deployments. By providing the ability to perform multiple tasks in a single module, the need to develop and then integrate function-specific modules into an IoT device is reduced.

FANUC America Nearly Doubles Michigan Campus to Accommodate Automation Demand

The global automation solutions leader invests in US manufacturing with plans of a second expansion in three years to meet growing need

Getting a Grip on Automation - Demand for Robotics Gains Steam

One of the primary drivers of the increased use of automation is the lower cost of robotic solutions. While some manufacturers might still be spooked by cost, automation doesn't have to break the bank.

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DRIVE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT WITH DATAXCHANGE MACHINE MONITORING

DRIVE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT WITH DATAXCHANGE MACHINE MONITORING

Disparate machines, each with a unique control system and communication protocol with varying ages, can create challenges for manufacturers driving continuous improvement initiatives. There is often limited visibility to make data-driven decisions that can impact every aspect of a manufacturing organization. The Scytec DataXchange machine monitoring solution resolves these issues by capturing real-time, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) data from a variety of equipment - from CNCs and PLCs, to robots and manual machinery - through universal machine connections. Leveraging automated data collection, DataXchange exposes and synthesizes equipment data to give your teams full transparency on the shop floor to transform your business into a smart factory.