A look at manufacturing and the COVID-19 pandemic shows the comparison to WWII is an apt one. From victory gardens to discussions of shared sacrifice to ramping up production of critical supplies, the parallels between the health crisis and WWII are hard to ignore.
When the manufacturing industry emerges out of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will see the rapid trend of digitalization. However, to achieve maximum success - this will only happen if manufacturers finally deal with the challenge of data silos!
Using proven software and hardware, Siemens has developed a unique workplace distancing solution that helps manufacturers to simulate and manage employee exposure risks while enabling productivity throughout their facilities
Whether it is because they are switching production from clothing to personal protective equipment (PPE) or because their regular suppliers are suddenly unavailable, many procurement teams are now searching for new suppliers under significant time pressure.
When attached to shipment containers, the IoT affords manufacturers insight into what's happening at each point of the supply chain, thereby assuring their products reach their destinations in a safe and timely manner.
From challenging times comes opportunity, and British manufacturers must embrace this in order to navigate through the 'old norms' into the 'new now'. Below I explore the key trends emerging in the sector.
Shortages of Ventilators and PPE has become a worldwide problem. Many of our manufacturing partners and other companies are stepping up to help with some innovative solutions. Here are just a few of the efforts being reported to us.
Be sure to attend the latest of EXAIR's webinars. Get educated on pneumatic industrial vacuums so you can break the cycle of replacing electric shop vacuums. Industrial environments often present a continual battle to keep them clean and safe. Unavoidable by-products of manufacturing processes include liquid and solids which often present hazards to personnel, products and processes. Solids may be trim, dusts, or chips from a manufacturing line; liquids may be coolant spills, coating overspray, or even burst packages.
Cleaning up these materials often falls on the operators of the equipment who need reliable, adaptable, safe and effective tools for cleanup. Supplying them with tools which fail frequently or do not meet the requirements of the safety team is a recipe for disaster.
Attend this webinar to gain an understanding of how pneumatic vacuums can reduce the maintenance, increase reliability, and improve flexibility for your facility. Attend live on May 24th at 2 p.m.