Category Archive: Industrial Equipment

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 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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Jul 17 2015

Farm Tech Focus Shifts from Steel to Satellites

GPS is now playing a greater role in how agricultural equipment is used today – which has ramifications on how this industrial equipment must be manufactured.

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Jun 16 2015

What we can learn from General Electric’s Streamlined Factories

Here is an overview of what strategies GE is doing to help streamline their manufacturing processes.

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Jun 04 2015

Case Study: VIBCO’s Lean Transformation Journey

This is a case study on VIBCO, a manufacturer and service provider of construction vibratory equipment, and the Lean manufacturing transformation they have accomplished.

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