How Do You Calculate First Pass Yield in Manufacturing?

First pass yield is a key performance indicator that demonstrates the quality and efficiency of a manufacturing process. This manufacturing intelligence figure specifically tells you the proportion of finished units that pass inspection during product testing.

NEW STUDY: MAJORITY OF WORKERS WOULD LEAVE FRONTLINE WORK IF GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY

New report from SafetyCulture highlights mounting pressure on frontline workers and the key opportunities for businesses to start improving the way they operate.

3 Ways the Inflation Reduction Act Impacts Manufacturing

The Inflation Reduction Act is a much-needed move by the government to curtail debt and lower prices to keep the country on a path toward growth.

A Quick Guide to Workplace Audits and Inspections

No matter if you are a longtime safety expert or know relatively little about the industry, you have probably experienced a safety inspection or safety audit at some point. But what exactly do these events entail and how can they help your organization?

Automating Risk Management to Improve Employee Safety in Warehouses

In Guidance Automation's 2022 research, 64% of respondents said that safety concerns around physical accidents caused by automated systems were preventing them from implementing warehouse or manufacturing plant automation.

Outbound Distribution Center

A brand-new outbound distribution facility needed to be equipped with a solution that would provide flexibility, improve productivity metrics, and meet expected quality and durability.

Could automation be the answer to the Great Resignation?

Wage stagnation in the midst of a cost-of-living crisis, job dissatisfaction and safety concerns due to COVID-19 are all contributing factors as to why staff resignation levels are persistently on the rise across the globe.

Managing through Procurement and Supply Chain Challenges

In an age when black swan event-induced disruption has become more commonplace, having complete visibility into your suppliers and collaborating with them have never been more critical.

IMTS 2022 Opens Sept. 12, Showcases Digital Tech That Address Manufacturing's Biggest Challenges

Nine technology pavilions feature solutions such as multi-tasking machining centers, robots/cobots, digital twin, manufacturing software, controls, additive manufacturing, and quality control/inspection.

Common Reverse Logistics Challenges

Reverse logistics is the process of returning goods to their places of origin, such as from the purchaser back to the supplier or manufacturer, and then forwarding it for servicing, refurbishing, or recycling.

IMTS 2022 Product Preview

IMTS 2022 takes place September 12th - 17th in Chicago, Illinois. The Exhibit hall floor will be loaded with new products and services. Here is a preview of some things to look forward to at this years event.

Lowering the Barrier to Entry with "Robotics-as-a-Service" (RaaS)

Selecting an automated solution based on an understanding of how that solution benefits a customer's business operations, with accurate simulations and modeling, will lay the foundation for success.

Case Study: Plug & Produce in Sensor Production

With its flexible multi-product line for rotary encoders, Sensata has developed a sustainable solution. The heart of the precise sensor assembly system: The Smart Function Kit for pressing processes.

The Case for B2B Digitization at the Customer Level… Especially for Manufacturers

Industry 4.0 and IIoT were supposed to improve forecasting, reduce supply chain snarls, and allow manufacturers to better plan production. But the overwhelming challenges of the pandemic and its aftermath show how far the industry still needs to go.

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.

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ResinDek flooring panels are designed for elevated platforms such as mezzanines, pick modules, and work platforms. They have the proven structural integrity to support dynamic and static rolling limits from 2,000 to 8,000 lbs. ResinDek flooring panels are available in a multitude of options that are customized for load capacities, required finish type, volume and type of traffic including heavy rolling pallet jack loads and robotic traffic with AGVs and AMRs.