Don't let delayed ROI delay your investment in smart connected products

Smart connected products can unlock new ways to generate revenue and cost efficiencies. While the payoff may be years away, companies need to invest today to remain not just competitive, but relevant.

The Benefits of MOM & MES and Why the Differences Matter

Mike Bradford Strategic Business Development Director at DELMIA, takes a closer look at some of the biggest differences between MES and MOM, and why these differences are critical to manufacturing success.

AI Capabilities Your Manufacturing Organization Likely Hasn't Thought About

Aside from its data-rich mining and productivity enhancements, AI can provide advantageous returns to further aid and elevate day-to-day processes.

Foundations for Success In Industrial Automation: A Guide for Small to Medium Manufacturers, Part III

Once you've pinpointed what you will automate, it's time to develop a project roadmap. Here is how to best transform your preparatory efforts into an actionable plan:

The Evolution of Additive Manufacturing: How Automation Redefines Post-Processing Standards

In 2024, post processing metal parts is still a bottleneck in the AM process chain because it is still very often a manual, labor-intensive, messy (filthy, actually) and sometimes risky task.

The secret lives of manufacturing defects - How defects pass through the system undetected

Here Zohar Kantor, chief revenue officer at quality inspection pioneer QualiSense, traces how defects enter the manufacturing process and avoid detection.

7 Reasons Cloud Data is Driving the Future of Auto Manufacturing

Storing and analyzing auto manufacturing data in the cloud has several advantages automakers can't afford to miss. Here's a closer look at these benefits and why cloud data will drive the future of auto manufacturing.

Waste not, want not - rapid identification of metals in scrap

Handheld devices, such as XRF analyzers, offer recyclers tools to rapidly and accurately determine the composition and grade of incoming scrap. This eliminates the need to depend on traditional verification methods such as spark or chemical tests.

The "Most Expensive Software" Holding Our Factories Back

The industry's reliance on cumbersome tech to drive manufacturing operations (masked as "customized just for you") - which costs millions of dollars, and in many cases, takes years to install - is not made with mid-sized factories in mind.

Foundations for Success In Industrial Automation: A Guide for Small to Medium Manufacturers, Part II

Once the objective has been established, a team has been assembled and management has bought into the initiative, it's time to evaluate which part of your operation to automate first. While there are many factors to consider, here are a few recommendations:

Using AI to Fill Blind Spots and Revolutionize Manufacturing Processes

One of the biggest pain points in the manufacturing industry is that most processes are not instrumented, resulting in upwards of 75% of digital blind spots. This lack of visibility on the shop floor leaves manufacturers without a complete data picture.

IMTS 2024 Offers Hidden Technology Gems, New Exhibitors

The International Manufacturing Technology Show offers an opportunity to discover unexpected solutions at more than 1,500 booths, including more than 65 first-time exhibitors offering innovative solutions.

Why More Manufacturers Will Turn to No-Code Platforms in 2024

What used to be exclusively the domain of software developers, programmers and IT teams is now accessible to just about anyone who has some experience with if/then logic and drag-and-drop design tools like PowerPoint.

Foundations for Success In Industrial Automation: A Guide for Small to Medium Manufacturers

While automation has become increasingly within reach, it can still be overwhelming for many manufacturers. Before starting their first project with the technology, manufacturers must take some essential steps to lay the foundation for success and yield long-term benefits.

A Culture of Proactive Compliance

After establishing a compliance team, the reality of just how big a task this was set in. "As we started tackling it, first you get a couple of questions, then you get 20 questions, and then you realize this could be a full-time job, more than a full-time job.

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