Category Archive: Automation

May 24 2017

INTEGRATED ORGANIZATIONS: Working as one improves industrial-equipment makers’ competitiveness

With increasingly sophisticated products, supply chains and customer expectations, industrial-equipment manufacturers are experiencing intense pressure to deliver. Compass spoke with Cambashi founder Mike Evans about strategies to manage the industry’s growing complexity. COMPASS:  What challenges are industrial-equipment makers facing? MIKE EVANS:  Machine builders must accelerate time-to-market of new machines while reducing costs and ensuring greater safety and reliability. They must also comply with strict standards and stringent regulations. Customers also demand that today’s machines do more than ever …

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May 17 2017

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING – Business challenges drive aerospace companies to advance 3D printing technology

Additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing has moved well beyond prototyping. Today, most aerospace companies use it to improve the functionality of existing components and fabricate non-structural parts for commercial and general aviation aircraft. AM enthusiasts envision the day when this revolutionary process will be used to “print” entire fuselages, wings and critical engine parts …

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May 10 2017

Collaborative Robots are Making Automation Possible for SMEs (Part 1)

This is the first of a 2-part series addressing the impact of adopting collaborative robots in the SME manufacturing environment.  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 …

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Aug 02 2016

The 4th Industrial Revolution and the human touch: Why we need people in the loop

Is the driverless factory in our future? Three reasons why growing manufacturing complexity will keep humans in the loop for a long time to come.

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May 19 2016

How the Industrial Internet of Things is Changing the Electrical Industry

IIOT, at its heart, is about automating information flow— and in the electrical industry, automation can save you a lot of headaches.

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