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.

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.

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.

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

What OSHA's Revised Lead Standards Could Mean for Workers

Exposure to lead is both a ubiquitous phenomenon and an incredibly destructive one. Although OSHA's rules concerning lead exposure in the workplace have been updated several times, the agency is worried current guidelines don't go far enough.

Three lessons learned at Automate 2022

According to a report by Oxford Economics, faster adoption of automation could equate to an extra $4.9 trillion per year to the global economy by 2030. That's equivalent to an economy greater in size than Germany.

Removing IT bottlenecks: the key's simplicity - How low code platforms can reduce the workload

Digital transformation is a megatrend, with companies adopting sophisticated technologies to boost efficiency and improve value for customers. However, digitalization can be challenged by a cloud of data complexity, producing a substantial workload for IT teams.

Rocket Propulsion Company's 3D-Printing Lab Delivers First Rocket Engine Components

Ursa Major's Advanced Manufacturing Lab in Youngstown, Ohio Cuts Time to Produce Rocket Engine Components from 6 Months to 1 Month

5 Manufacturing Sectors Affected by the Great Resignation

While the Great Resignation has touched virtually every industry, it's hit manufacturing harder than most. Even within manufacturing, some subsectors have seen more daunting challenges than others.

How a Digital Transformation Supports Supply Chain Resiliency for Manufacturers

Let's look at how leveraging AI and mobile app development modernizes supply chain operations to create more resiliency in the face of inevitable changes and disruptions.

Optimize Sales With a Reorder Point Formula

By using a reorder point formula, manufacturers can ensure that their reorder points are set to optimal levels, providing effective reordering and helping streamline inventory management.

How Additive Manufacturing Can Step Up to Print Emergency Replacement Parts in the U.S. Military

Technological innovation in the U.S. military is revolutionizing defense, responding to natural disasters, and so much more, but it also creates unique challenges. 3D scanning combined with additive manufacturing (AM) can step in to print emergency replacement parts.

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