Process, R & D

What Is a Smart Factory?

January 24, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In essence, a smart factory is a highly digitized production facility that relies on fully integrated, collaborative manufacturing systems that can respond in real-time to changing and dynamic conditions. Additionally, the actual manufacturing processes are enhanced, and the product significantly […]

Process, R & D

A Proven Plan for Industrial IoT Success

July 11, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Data today is a lot like solar power. There’s an enormous amount of it—more than 2.5 million terabytes created daily—and everyone would love to find a way to harness its power for their operations. But it’s a complicated process, your […]

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 […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Waymo Isn’t Slowing Down: Pact with Honda Could Include Delivery

April 2, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Waymo,the self-driving car company started by Google, did nothing after an autonomous vehicle run by Uber killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. It didn’t pull back on tests in the nearby suburb of Chandler, where passengers are already taking rides […]

Process, Production, R & D

Can You 3D Print Metal Parts in Space? Of Course

January 10, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Sending metal parts up to orbiting satellites and rockets is a slow and expensive process. So why not put the factory in orbit, too? That idea isn’t as outlandish as it might sound. Made In Space, a Mountain View, California-based […]

Process, Production, Quality Control

We’re entering the ‘uptime era’; here is how manufacturers can prepare

October 25, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

Service parts management is a field that has largely been ignored by the manufacturing industry. With an increasing emphasis on maximum product uptime, manufacturers must ensure their service supply chains remain efficient and optimised; but more often than not, service […]

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 […]