Tag: Manufacturing Operations

Logistics, Process

Sensor Advancements Will Be Key to Overcoming Supply Chain Disruptions, Says Lux Research

November 5, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Supply chain and logistics have seen massive disruptions as a result of COVID-19, creating new challenges for retail and manufacturing operations worldwide. In the new report “Sensing for Modern Logistics,” Lux Research identifies how sensors can be used to improve […]

Design & Planning, Process, Production

Building Strong Customer Experience Amid COVID-19

August 24, 2020

Via: Industry Today

According to a recent report from the National Association of Manufacturers, Economic and Operational Impacts of COVID-19 to Manufacturers, 53 percent of members anticipate a change in operations and 36 percent are facing supply chain disruptions. Manufacturers are confronted with […]

Process, R & D

Strata Manufacturing is set to further digitise its manufacturing operations

January 8, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Located in the UAE, Strata Manufacturing remains at the forefront of aircraft manufacturing, building strong ties with Airbus, Boeing and Leonardo-Finmeccanica Aero-structures division. A wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala, the business is even a tier one supplier to […]

Process, R & D

Beyond Production – How 3D Printing is Advancing Business Transformation

June 19, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Additive Manufacturing or 3D Printing refers to the set of processes used for manufacturing physical objects directly from a digital model. It utilizes raw materials added one layer at a time, undergoing various processes to create a finished product without […]

Design & Planning, Process

General Electric to end manufacturing operations at its Virginia plant

June 12, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The Boston-headquartered conglomerate, General Electric (GE), has confirmed it will be closing the manufacturing operations at its Virginia, plant. The power unit will keep the site’s engineering centre open, which employs 200 people. More than 260 people will lose their […]

Process, R & D

DATA DRY SPELL: The maritime industry has plenty of data, but few owners use it to improve operations

July 27, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

With nearly 91,000 vessels, the global maritime industry crosses social, economic and geographic frontiers, but it has not yet crossed the data boundary by embracing big data. With connectivity options and speeds improving, ships are beginning to join a data […]

Process, R & D

3D PRINTING: Disruptive technology poised to transform manufacturing

June 15, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Two important milestones in the long march toward a three- dimensional printing revolution were achieved in late 2012 with little or no fanfare. First, General Electric announced that it had purchased a small precision-engineering firm called Morris Technologies, based near […]

Process, R & D

Collaborative Robots are Making Automation Possible for SMEs

May 11, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Although there is a lot of hype about robots taking jobs away from humans, the truth is today many industries still rely on human processes. According to the Boston Consulting Group, only 10% of tasks were performed by robots in […]

Design & Planning, Process

Can Social Media Improve Profitability of Your Manufacturing Operations?

November 16, 2016

Via: Industry Week

Manufacturers have wasted millions of dollars on ERP systems and automation. Some, however, attained profitable growth leveraging those tools. Equally ubiquitous, social media spending is a waste of resources for some and a contributor to profitability in others. The distinction: […]

Process, R & D

7 Challenges to a Wider Adoption of Additive Manufacturing in the Industry

November 11, 2016

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

After being used to create prototypes, tools or presentation models, Additive Manufacturing (AM) is now more and more being adopted to manufacture functional parts. And, indeed, AM has a lot of benefits, whether it be to build custom parts, to […]

Process, R & D

Why “Smart” Manufacturing Will Grow in 2016

May 27, 2016

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Factories are typically thought of as dark places with people standing on an assembly line working side by side with machines, doing the same thing over and over again. But, that “vision” of the traditional factory has changed thanks largely […]