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Category: Process


Process, R & D

Navigating The Shift To Automated Manufacturing With 3D Scanning

June 10, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In today’s manufacturing sectors, companies are continually confronted with various pressing challenges. Labor shortages and rising labor costs require innovative solutions to maintain productivity with less staff. In addition, relentless inflation continues to exert pressure on raw material costs, squeezing […]


Logistics, Process

The New Age of Transporting Sheet Metal

June 6, 2024

Via: Industry Today

If you run a metal fabrication shop, you know the struggles of dealing with sheet metal inventory. Unloading pallets, burying material, damaging sheets while moving them – it’s a constant battle to keep things organized and undamaged. But what if […]


Process, Quality Control

Organizations Need to Include Quality as a Core Business Strategy

June 3, 2024

Via: Quality Magazine

Some time ago, a company asked for a review of their manufacturing environment. Immediately it was noticed that management did not allow a manager to blame an employee’s actions as the root cause in a safety or quality incident investigation […]


Process, Production

Smart Manufacturing 5.0 Offers More Efficient Approach To Modernizing Production

May 30, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Info-Tech Research Group’s latest blueprint emphasizes the crucial role of Smart Manufacturing 5.0 in modernizing production and offers key strategies for integrating advanced technologies and human-centric practices. The newly published research provides actionable insights to enable manufacturers to enhance operational […]


Process, R & D

3D Scanning and Optical Tracking Solutions To Be Powered by Verisurf Software

May 28, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Verisurf Software, Inc. and Scantech Digital, Inc. have entered a metrology solutions agreement. Under this agreement, Verisurf will offer complete metrology solutions by combining its popular model-based inspection, measurement, and reverse engineering software with training and live technical support, along […]


Process, Production

Cognitive Robotics Transforming Future of Manufacturing

May 28, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, technological advancements continually reshape the industry’s capabilities. One such innovation making significant strides is cognitive robotics. These intelligent systems blend robotics with cognitive computing, enabling machines to perceive, learn, reason, and interact with their […]


Process, Production

Dell and Nvidia upgrade AI Factory

May 22, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

“Organizations are moving quickly to capture the AI opportunity, which is why our collaboration with NVIDIA is so important,” says Michael Dell, “our expansion of the Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA continues our joint mission – we’re making it easy […]


Process, Production

Revolutionizing Semiconductor Manufacturing with SECS/GEM: Enhancing Efficiency and Connectivity

May 21, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

SECS/GEM is a standardized communication protocol developed by SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International) to facilitate communication between semiconductor manufacturing equipment and host systems (typically manufacturing execution systems or factory control systems). It provides a common language for equipment and […]


Logistics, Process

Maximizing Efficiency: Strategic Technology Investment

May 20, 2024

Via: Transport Topics

Efficiency is the heartbeat of any successful transportation organization. In an industry where time is money, investing in the right technology solutions becomes a strategic imperative. Technology can be transformative, and with smart investments you can elevate the efficiency of […]


Logistics, Process

Logistics Industry in 2024: A Transformational Journey

May 15, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The logistics industry has undergone significant changes, driven by technological advancements and the need for more efficient supply chains. Here are some key trends and innovations that have reshaped the manufacturing landscape: Elastic Logistics: Adapting to Dynamic Demand In 2024, […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

The Biden Administration is Increasing Tariffs on These Chinese Imports

May 14, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s official: The Biden administration has completed its long-awaited review of “Section 301” tariffs on Chinese goods, and is moving to increase rates on a number of products in critical sectors. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai will be charged with […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Nikola Q1 Loss Narrows; Cost of Truck Production Soars

May 8, 2024

Via: Transport Topics

Losses at Nikola Corp. in the first quarter of 2024 narrowed year-over-year, and executives are more bullish than in previous quarters about the truck maker’s prospects even as production costs soar. Phoenix-based Nikola posted a Q1 loss of $147.72 million, […]


Process, Production

Minimizing Unplanned Downtime: Strategies for Maximizing Productivity in Your Plant

May 6, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

How much unplanned downtime does your plant have in a week? “Downtime” – a word that strikes fear into the hearts of manufacturing managers worldwide. The mere mention of it signals potential disruptions, delays, and financial losses. Unplanned downtime during […]


Process, Production

Vice President Harris Announces More Than $100 Million to Boost Electric Vehicle Auto Parts Manufacturers

May 6, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Vice President Kamala Harris announced more than $100 million in new funding and resources for small- and medium-sized auto manufacturers during a speech in Detroit on Monday. The announcement comes as the Biden administration aims to establish America as a […]


Process, Quality Control

What is Trustworthy AI for Quality Control?

May 2, 2024

Via: Quality Magazine

Artificial intelligence in manufacturing is driving quality control into the future. The race to embrace digital technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) is a critical enabler of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, such as Industry 4.0 and Industry 5.0, which will help […]


Logistics, Process

Biden Advances Plan to Make Freight Shipping Carbon-Free

April 24, 2024

Via: Transport Topics

The Biden administration is laying out more of its vision for decarbonizing the nation’s freight industry, including plans for standardizing charging infrastructure for electric trucks and accelerating the adoption of emission-free big rigs. The multipronged initiative takes aim at a […]


Process, Quality Control

The Role of Machine Vision in Smart Manufacturing

April 22, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In the rapidly evolving landscape of manufacturing, precision and efficiency are not just desirable; they’re imperative. The advent of smart manufacturing has ushered in a new era where technological advancements like machine vision are playing a pivotal role in ensuring […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Hanwha Aerospace Celebrates Production of 10,000 Military Engines

April 16, 2024

Via: ASD News

Hanwha Aerospace rolled out its 10,000th military engine on April 15, achieving a major milestone for its indigenous development and manufacturing of aero engines. A ceremony was held at the Changwon Plant I to commemorate the rollout of the 10,000th […]


Logistics, Process

Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell is Leading an Effort to Counter Threat of Chinese Auto Imports

April 10, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich) and eight other House Democrats sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Tuesday urging action to mitigate the imminent danger posed by the expansion of Chinese automotive exports […]


Process, Quality Control

Leveraging AI For Enhanced Quality Control In Manufacturing

April 10, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In the dynamic landscape of advanced manufacturing, ensuring quality control has always been paramount. The integrity of products directly impacts customer satisfaction, brand reputation, and ultimately, the bottom line. Traditionally, quality control measures have relied on human inspection, which although […]