Category: R&D

Process, R&D

Data-Driven Manufacturing – Monetizing the Analytical Edge

October 16, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Manufacturers around the world continue to grapple with the pressure of reducing costs while achieving the highest standard of quality. In this era of the connected customer, we are now experiencing a whole new world with mass customization/personalization in a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R&D

How Connected Cars Could Change Your Life On The Road In The Next 3 Years

October 12, 2017

Via: Forbes

Worldwide sales of connected cars are projected to grow from fewer than 7 million units in 2015 to almost 61 million in 2020, generating $141 billion revenue for the auto industry and giving commuters new ways to make rush hour […]

Process, Production, R&D

Manufacturing Supply Chains—From Vertical to Virtual Integration

October 11, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Matters

Over 100 years ago, construction began on the Ford River Rouge Complex on 2000 acres in Dearborn, Michigan. The site grew swiftly to include almost every element needed to produce a car: enormous ore docks, blast furnaces, a steel rolling […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R&D

Volvo to use JLT Mobile Computers in high tech manufacturing facilities

October 5, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

JLT Mobile Computers, a leading developer of demanding-environment computers, has been selected by Volvo Car Body Components to supply its Verso + 10 computers for use in the company’s Olofström plant located in Sweden. Volvo plans to install the computers […]

Process, R&D

Smarter Operations: Preparing for Production of the Future

October 4, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Today, manufacturers are in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, as our ability to connect digitally to physical assets is enabling change in the way they operate, manage, and interact with the equipment and processes across their entire value […]

Process, R&D

Financing Manufacturing’s Digital Future

October 3, 2017

Via: Automation World

One of the more attractive prospects of the Internet of Things (IoT)—and digital manufacturing, in general—has been that taking part in this industrial evolution does not require manufacturers to rip and replace their legacy equipment with all-new, IoT-ready versions of […]

Process, R&D

Too many manufacturing managers lack digital culture, HSO survey says

September 28, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

According to a new study from HSO, 43% of manufacturing managers believe that IoT solutions are critical for driving a successful engineering approach, but they lack the appropriate degree of digital culture required for progress. 31% of the 250 respondents […]

Process, R&D

Bring your phone to work: how everyday smart technology can impact industry

September 27, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

When Google Glass was first released to the public, it did not receive the expected response and the technology was deemed a failure. However, the technology did not disappear altogether, as the new and improved Google Glass is changing the […]

Process, R&D

Empowering innovation through collaborative R&D

September 21, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

Traditionally, manufacturing enterprises have relied on the industry chain collaboration model to connect their research and development (R&D) activities. This involves regional and partner branch networks being separate from the network at business HQ into isolated intranet and extranet networks […]

Process, R&D

Virtual Reality and 3D Modeling in Automation Controls

September 11, 2017

Via: Automation World

Some of the latest technology is not only fun to use, it can also help to save your company significant time and money when it comes to your automation projects. The use of virtual reality (VR) and 3D modeling in […]