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Process, R&D

Three ways that edge computing can benefit manufacturing

December 18, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The UK proudly holds the position of being the eighth largest manufacturing nation in the world. According to The Manufacturers’ Organisation EEF, the UK manufacturing sector currently employs 2.6mn people, accounts for 44% of total exports and provides 13% of […]


Process, Quality Control

Finding Manufacturing Performance Gaps With OEE

November 13, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) continues to gain in popularity as manufacturers seek to quantify plant, manufacturing line, and machine-level performance and find ways each area can be improved. The metric plays a central role in lean manufacturing by providing valuable […]


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Key Infrastructure Success Factors for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

November 8, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Managing FSMA compliance requirements while ensuring quality and improving performance are critical priorities for all Food and Beverage (F&B) manufacturers. Ensuring FSMA compliance without sacrificing performance or product quality requires: Standardized processes across the enterprise for consistency and control. Visibility […]


Regulations

Manufacturing Exit from China to Dodge US Duties Gains Pace

November 7, 2018

Via: Industry Week

With U.S. levies on $200 billion of Chinese products set to balloon to 25% in 2019, companies on the mainland making everything from car parts to cameras are lining up other production facilities across Southeast Asia. Ayala Corp., the Philippines’ […]


Process, R&D

Manufacturing & Collaboration Technology: How to Drive Production and Streamline Processes

October 23, 2018

Via: Automation World

To meet customer demands, manufacturers must align their supply chains and production resources. This ensures they can deliver when it counts. To bring new products to market, they must connect research and development (R&D) efforts from engineering teams with ideation […]


Process, Production

China’s Steel Production Hits New Highs

October 19, 2018

Via: Industry Week

China’s steelmakers pushed production rates to record levels last month, underscoring a broadly bullish picture for mills in the world’s biggest market as prices rally again. Output of crude steel rose 7.5% on year to 80.85 million metric tons, according […]


Design &Planning, Process, Quality Control

Cybersecurity a Hot Topic on the Show Floor

October 18, 2018

Via: Automation World

Tony Baker, Portfolio Manager, Security at Rockwell Automation, presented recommendations on best practices and actionable steps industrial companies can take with reference to network security and standards within the industry during PACK EXPO International 2018 at The Innovation Stage. Baker […]


Design &Planning, Process

Questions About Blockchain in Industry

October 17, 2018

Via: Automation World

A technology once thought of principally as a means of securing cryptocurrency transactions appears ready to move into manufacturing and supply chain. Over the past couple of years, we’ve covered announcements related to: blockchain offerings designed to improve industrial process […]


Regulations

Elon Musk, Tesla settlement with SEC over tweets approved by U.S. judge

October 16, 2018

Via: Automotive News

NEW YORK — A federal judge approved a $40 million settlement by Tesla Inc. and Chief Executive Elon Musk with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, resolving government claims that Musk misled the public with a flurry of tweets about […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Hitachi and General Electric collaborate to develop next-generation reactors

October 15, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The Japan-based conglomerate company, Hitachi, and US-based General Electric are set to collaborate to create a new type of nuclear power plant with small modular reactors according to sources, The Japan Times reports. It is thought that the two firms […]