Category: Process

Process, R & D

Transforming Legacy Manufacturing Enterprises With AI on the Edge

December 1, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing enterprises often operate in a cut-throat environment. Pressured by competitors from abroad and at home, they seek new ways to improve the quality of their products, reduce production costs, and boost the efficiency and flexibility of their operations. Advances […]

Process, Quality Control

Implementing 3D Scanning in Additive Manufacturing Workflows

November 29, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Lincoln Electric Additive Solutions is a full-service provider of large-format metal parts for a wide range of industries, such as power generation, oil and gas, transportation, heavy equipment, and aerospace and defense. Lincoln Electric has pioneered large-scale metal 3D printing, […]

Logistics, Process

Gap’s Sales Suffer From Supply-Chain Problems Before Holidays

November 23, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Gap Inc. GPS -1.80% joined a growing list of apparel chains still struggling to keep their shelves stocked even as large retailers such as Walmart Inc. say they have been able to snag enough inventory for the holidays. Gap reported […]

Logistics, Process

BMW Manufacturing Expands South Carolina Presence With Logistics Center

November 22, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

BMW Manufacturing will be expanding its operations in Spartanburg County, SC, with the construction of a new $100 million logistics center. The facility, which will be located on 120 acres off Freeman Farm Road, will enhance BMW’s logistics operations supplying […]

Logistics, Process

Challenger shipper, Sendle, announces America’s most affordable 2-day delivery to anywhere in the Western U.S.

November 18, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

Sendle, the shipping carrier for small businesses, has launched Sendle Swift, a new two-day delivery service to help millions of small to medium-sized sellers across the Western U.S. ship faster and cheaper. This news comes just as small business owners […]

Process, Production

Want to See a Robot Farm? Watch These Ag Machines Go

November 17, 2021

Via: Design News

Agriculture robots are getting deployed farming work, from seeding and harvesting to plant inspection. These robots use specially designed grippers that won’t harm ripe fruit and 3D cameras are using sensing technology to determine which crops are ripe. Artificial intelligence […]

Process, Quality Control

AI & Machine Vision based Automated Weld Defect Detection for Manufacturing Industry

November 16, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Welding, be it manual or automated, is a complex manufacturing process that is prone to defects. Such defects can prove to be crucial in getting the final product rejected or in making them go through costly repairs. Here comes the […]

Design & Planning, Process

IBM builds 127qubit chip

November 15, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

To simulate Eagle you would need more classical bits than there are atoms in every human being on the planet, says IBM. ‘We had to combine and improve upon techniques developed in previous generations of IBM Quantum processors in order […]

Process, R & D

Managing Data Abundance In Industry 4.0

November 15, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

“The ultimate purpose of collecting data is to provide a basis for action or a recommendation.” W. Edwards Deming The words of the great Deming are truer than ever in the Industry 4.0 paradigm, where data is the biggest driving […]

Process, Quality Control

Johnson Electric & Cortica Establish New Joint Venture Lean AI to Bring Revolutionary Quality Inspection to Manufacturing

November 11, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Johnson Electric Group and Cortica Group have established a joint venture to build an Autonomous Inspection System set to revolutionize the Quality Inspection Market. Lean AI is a game-changing startup that will leverage Johnson Electric’s vast knowledge and experience in […]