Skip to content
SME Home Search Search Results

Displaying 1-10 of 462 results for

Search Filters: Automation clear Lean Manufacturing clear Plant Engineering & Maintenance clear Smart Manufacturing clear Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing clear Casting clear Manufacturing Management clear

Robot Company Creates Industry 4.0-Friendly Software

FANUC has made real one of the promises of Industry 4.0, that of predictive maintenance for factory equipment, with its Zero Down Time IoT solution. ZDT can be applied to any of FANUC’s robotic arms and their peripherals.

Shop Roots Out Long Set Up Times with Advanced Automation

Erik Anderson, president and CEO of Basin Precision Machining LLC, has determined that setups are the root of all evil when it comes to manufacturing productivity. They cause part variations, downtime, and high-percentage scrap rates.

Creating New Value at Toyota

I traveled to Toyota headquarters in Japan with Jeff Liker for a research project. We wanted to learn more about the engineering and collaboration that created the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), the strategy and innovation behind hydrogen vehicles, and how they had adapted and improved their development system to meet the increasing demands of the ultra-competitive global auto industry.

Auto Recovery From Chip Shortage May Be Long

The auto industry’s recovery from a global semiconductor shortage may be long and require revamping supply chains, according to a report by the Deloitte consulting firm.