Whilst MES has established itself with some of the major manufacturers, there's still a large number of businesses that could stand to benefit from the solution but simply don't have enough understanding about the tangible benefits it can bring to their operation.
Still seen primarily as a prototyping technology, additive manufacturing is getting a boost from AI and machine learning software that can help with AM decision making.
A rising global population means a higher demand for goods and services. Companies find ways to increase production and quality control, such as through the Internet of Things.
One of the main goals of digital transformation is to transform the shop floor into smart manufacturing to help manufacturers to manage their core production operations digitally to maximize the production by minimizing machine downtime and quality losses.
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 global automation solutions leader invests in US manufacturing with plans of a second expansion in three years to meet growing need
Many investments made by manufacturers over the past two years delivered new capabilities and efficiencies that should be carried forward as manufacturers look to the future in search of new business growth.
Given the advanced state of anthropogenic climate change and widespread awareness of its human impact, it's time for manufacturing to adopt carbon offsetting practices.
In this article, we are giving you a complete guide through factory and manufacturing automation. Continue reading to find out more about the nature of both of these groundbreaking processes that have changed the industry approach toward production forever.
ExOne has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract to develop a fully operational, self-contained 3D printing "factory" housed in a shipping container. Now under development.
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Manufacturing and Processing: Smart Moisture Measurement Technology Continually Optimizes Product and Process Quality
Instant measurement and production line correction is enabled since calculations are performed in real-time inside the sensor and data is analyzed multiple times per second with integrated software
Until now, manufacturers have been dipping their toes and getting familiar with the technology, using it to create prototypes rather than final products. But that is changing. It's only a matter of time before AM makes the leap from prototyping to manufacturing.
Additive Manufacturing is not intended to replace conventional or traditional manufacturing, but rather compliment it. When implemented correctly, AM offers manufacturers real flexibility and design freedom while enabling more resilient and robust value chains.
Facts and reality have often been a grey area in the world of 3D printing. Let's not forget that this technology in various guises has been around for well over 30 years. That long and it is still described as a disruptive technology?
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