Adopting a Lean Manufacturing Principle

The 6 S system is a modified version of the Lean Manufacturing principle of 5 S. Developed by Taiichi Ohno, an industrial engineer for Toyota, Lean Production is a systemic method designed to optimize the efficiency of a business.

GE and Microsoft expand partnership to accelerate IIoT adoption

Malek Murison for Internet of Business: GE and Microsoft will co-sell their combined IIoT solutions across a range of verticals. Meanwhile, GE will be harnessing Microsoft Azure to streamline its own business processes

4 Best Practices for OEMs to Drive Double-digit Growth in 2018

After years of focusing on supply chain and operational initiatives, OEMs are now turning their sights to aftermarket growth. In fact, a recent TSC survey shows that for 46% of service leaders, Service Revenue will be the top initiative for 2018.

3D Systems Helps to Bring 250-Year Old Dragons Roaring Back to Life

- 72 large-scale, lightweight dragons restored to The Great Pagoda at Kew after more than 250-year absence using 3D printing - Most extensive use of 3D printing on a UNESCO renovation

Are We Preparing Our Workforce for Industry 4.0?

Unless we start investing in digital tools that connect our workers and help foster knowledge sharing and communication, we are not helping them take on more advanced equipment and complex problem solving.

ABB launches OmniCore, a new era of digital robot control to increase flexibility, reliability and performance

New ABB OmniCore™ robot controller family offers broadest motion control options, more tailored solutions for the connected "Factory of the Future"

Slotless Brushless Servo Motors Improve Machine Performance.

From the outside it looks just like any other industrial brushless servo motor but inside it utilized advanced manufacturing techniques to provide higher torque, higher speed, smoother operation, higher efficiency, and better inertial matching in a smaller package.

10 Trends in Digital Manufacturing Revealed in Latest Industrial IoT Survey Jointly Conducted by SME and Plataine

New digital manufacturing survey, completed by nearly 400 C-level manufacturers, reveals 10 trends changing the Industry IoT landscape and building the digital factory.

How the Right Rollers Ensure a Better End Product

Tighter tolerances translate into less vibration, fewer jams, and increased performance consistency all important aspects of any manufacturing process.

Uncovering the New Wave of Manufacturing Service Leaders

Future Leaders Must be Prepared for the Role that Will Be. Not the Role that Is.

Ultra-Short Pulse Lasers Are Great Tools for Processing Plastics for Medical Devices

As an independent laser integrator with our own application labs in which we test and select the best laser for the job, we have conducted testing on USP lasers for polymer processing and want to share some of our findings and recommendations for success.

UL and Tooling U-SME Finalize Partnership on Additive Manufacturing Professional Certification Programs

This formal agreement follows the successful pilot of the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Certification program at two of the industry's leading additive manufacturing and 3D printing events

ISG to Address Future of 'Digital Factory' at Connected Manufacturing Forum

ISG Engineering Services Leader will show how manufacturers can move beyond point solutions to achieve their vision of a fully integrated digital factory

AI in Industrial Automation Summit

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) is bringing us the factories of the future with the implementation of AI to help optimize and scale operations through predictive maintenance, improved safety amongst others.

Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Wikipedia defines Industry 4.0. as a name for the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things, cloud computing and cognitive computing.

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