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Now Online: The September Issue of Manufacturing Engineering


The September 2013 edition of Manufacturing Engineering is now available as a digital magazine. Individual articles are also available below on www.MfgEngMedia.com

 

Features 

A Future of Change and Challenge
Going forward, automakers will have to learn how to deal with more wants and needs using fewer resources.

New Metrology Culture Improving Chrysler Quality
The Detroit automaker sees quality jump after investing in a new metrology-focused organization, equipment and processes. 

A Large Helping of Carbon  A worker inspects a new Dodge Dart on a QAF in the Metrology Center Lab at Chrysler Group’s Belvidere Assembly Plant. The QAF is a ‘perfect body’ to isolate potential issues with individual attachment parts. Source: Chrysler Group
As stringent fuel economy and CO2 emissions requirements loom, the auto industry is on a binge to cut weight. 

Shops Benefit from Advanced Technologies 
Robots deliver cost-effective results in cells or out of cells.

Shop-Floor Intelligence at Your Fingertips
New mobile technologies are helping senior manufacturing executives quickly get data from the shop floor. 

  

UPFRONT
Join the Auto Technology Revolution!

QUALITY SCAN
Choosing the Right Thread Gage

SME SPEAKS
Performance Benchmarking Service

NEWSDESK
US Auto Sales: Best in 7 Years

SOFTWARE UPDATE
New Touch Interface Eases CMM Programming Tasks

TECH FRONT
Getting a Better Grip with Robots

SHOP SOLUTIONS
Precision Programmable Gage Cell
Waterjet Shop Tests Beta Software
Swiss-Made Tooling Optimizes Swiss Machining

FOCUS ON THE WORKFORCE
The Cedar Valley: Growing Its Own

VIEWPOINTS
Automotive Leaders Can't Play it Safe  

 

On the Web

Auto Heavyweights Talk Lightweighting
Read about the buzz around lightweighting at the annual Management Briefing Seminar (MBS) in Traverse City, MI.



Published Date : 9/4/2013

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