Category Archive: Automation

Sep 12 2018

Joe Zulick

Workforce Automation and Robots in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry

Automation has been in mind for not just decades, but centuries. Whether we’re talking about those who worked in flour mills or those who dealt with windmills, automated processes have always been on inventors’ minds. While automation would technically result in job losses, the increased prevalence of robots and robotics parts in the agricultural, packaging, …

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Sep 05 2018

The Factory of the Future

On the occasion of the Drive the Factory of the Future event on April 12th, 2018, Guillaume Vendroux, CEO of the DELMIA brand, revisited the subject of the digital transformation of industrial operations to understand the challenges it brings and to get a concrete idea of what the factory of tomorrow will look like.  The following is a translation …

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Aug 29 2018

COMPLEMENTARY GROWTH: Offering related products and services can help platforms keep expanding

Late in 2016, Airbnb, the platform that disrupted the hospitality industry by matching travelers with short-stay accommodations in private homes, announced that it was expanding its travel offerings to include restaurant reservations, audio walking tours – perhaps even car rental reservations. Airbnb’s expansion of its platform’s wildly successful formula into related travel services was part …

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Aug 22 2018

iCaptain My Captain: Autonomous Ship to Set Sail in 2018

In the Golden Age of Piracy stories of haunted, crewless ships sailing the seas were the stuff of legend. Shipbuilding has come a long way since then, and 2018 will mark the biggest leap in shipbuilding and seafaring technology in recent memory. The Yara Birkeland, the world’s first autonomous and crewless ship will set sail around the …

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Jul 25 2018

Manufacturing Inventory and Technology – It’s About Time

The main purpose of having Inventory is to buy time. If a customer expects immediate shipment when they order a product, and it takes more than a few hours to make that product, finished goods inventory will bridge the difference in time to match supply to demand. Similarly, when a manufacturing line needs a component, an …

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