Category: R&D

Process, R&D

What Darwin and the Model T Can Teach Toyota

June 18, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Henry Ford’s Model T revolutionized mobility, assembly lines and society in the early 20th century. Since then, though, it’s difficult to say whether automakers have ever truly transformed themselves and the economy, or have just continued to evolve. Toyota Motor […]

Process, R&D

Industry 4.0 has encourage CNC growth in the Motorsport industry

June 14, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

CNC machining is enjoying its fastest ever rise in use and popularity in order to meet modern manufacturing needs. Manufacturing Global finds out how the world of motorsport is contributing to this trend. With the internet of things leading the […]

Design &Planning, Process, R&D

Sneak Peek: Predictive Maintenance Buying Intent in Manufacturing

June 1, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Aberdeen’s new Prospect Monitoring Service identifies active researchers in any defined market, on any topic of interest. It provides continuous insight powered by a repository of over 100 billion content consumption events annually across a consortium of over 30,000 websites. […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Oil and Gas Innovations at the Edge

May 22, 2018

Via: Automation World

Though National Instruments (NI) takes some pride in the diversity of the markets it serves—no single industry accounts for more than 15 percent of its overall business, which offers stability when one industry takes a hit—oil and gas remains an […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Boeing and Assembrix to partner of additive manufacturing project

May 18, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Boeing will use Assembrix’s cloud-based software to secure intellectual property (IP) shared with vendors. The IP will be protected during both design and manufacturing, as Boeing aims to accelerate its 3D printing operations. “Boeing seeks suppliers globally who meet stringent […]

Process, R&D

Cyber Attackers Are Growing More Aggressive. Are You Prepared?

May 11, 2018

Via: Industry Week

One year ago it was the WannaCry ransomware attack. Less than a year ago, the NotPetya cyber attack cost organizations like Merck & Co., FedEx, the port of Rotterdam and a whole host of others billions of dollars in total. […]

Process, R&D

Robots Can Elevate Human Role in Manufacturing Says US Agency

May 8, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Manufacturing in the U.S will build on its current strength by using “technology to empower American potential and ingenuity,” according to the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM). The institute, which is a member of Manufacturing USA, a network of regional […]

Process, R&D

Digital Transformation Lessons from Around the Manufacturing World

May 7, 2018

Via: Industry Week

It is gratifying to partner with manufacturers seeking to transform their businesses by leveraging technology. While every client engagement is unique, my experience working with them has led me to recognize forward-thinking companies also share the common goals. Here are […]

Logistics, Process, R&D

Connect Information from Origin to Action to Results

May 2, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Digital transformation is boosting bottom lines across manufacturing, thanks to Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. In fact, roughly two-thirds of manufacturers have already increased profitability by applying the IoT to their plants and processes. Companies report similar success increasing profitability […]

Process, R&D

Can Manufacturing Simultaneously Add Robots and People?

April 30, 2018

Via: MFRTech

In addition to quantifiable gains in productivity and quality, automation has consistently proven to increase something else: anxiety. Robotics, thanks in part to the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) have entered into the general public’s and mainstream media’s consciousness with […]