The COVID-19 pandemic clearly proved challenging to the manufacturing industry in myriad ways. Now, as nations and industries begin to navigate their way forward as restrictions are lifted, manufacturers have an opportunity to put into practice some lessons learned.
Smart manufacturing is transforming A&D manufacturing as more companies adopt automation, artificial intelligence and robotics. Some manufacturers are also focusing on eliminating so-called islands of automation and integrating the technology across entire processes.
By Karen Haywood QueenContributing Editor,SME Media
The three keynote speakers of HOUSTEX, EASTEC, SOUTHTEC and WESTEC—the Manufacturing Technology Series—offer perspectives pertinent to manufacturers in general, but of particular use to small and medium-sized manufacturers.
Cost savings on aerospace manufacturing processes can come from many places, whether in reduced capital expenditure, consumable tooling, logistics, or cycle time reduction.
Today engineers can identify opportunities where an abrasives solution will outperform traditional machining processes.
By David GrahamApplications Engineer,Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives
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