Category Archive: Manufacturing Operations Management

Apr 11 2018

People and Data in MOM and PLM in the IIoT Age

In my long career in manufacturing operations, I have had many discussions with product design teams for discrete manufacturing. These discussions have ranged from pure delight to taxing because while the product designers were smart and creative they were also somewhat self-centred. Sharing of data has been a natural extension of sharing ideas, goals, and …

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Jan 10 2018

LIBERATING DESIGN – Retailers and designers begin to embrace 3D printing

Early adopters praise 3D printing for enabling greater design freedom, cost savings and faster production times. These advantages are now starting to move beyond the shop floor, and into the shop. If you want to take up jogging to improve your health and fitness, you’ll probably head to a sports shop and buy a pair …

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Nov 29 2017

CUSTOMIZE? NO, MODULARIZE! Mix-and-match modules yield more products with fewer parts at lower costs

Industrial buyers want equipment customized to meet their specific operational needs and requirements, but still demand competitive pricing. Modular product architectures are making it faster and more efficient to customize standard products for the mass market while avoiding the complexity and high costs traditionally associated with engineered-to-order processes. Minnesota-based mechanical test equipment manufacturer MTS Systems …

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Nov 08 2017

Jerry Jackson

Digital Manufacturing on the Cloud? It could be your best idea!

088When it comes right down to it, the challenge for manufacturers of any size is to keep the shop floor humming and productive. Idle machines mean lost production, forfeited ROI, and wasted manpower dollars – not to mention aggravation and endangered contracts. Tools are available that can make the whole process – design, planning, production …

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Dec 15 2016

Philippe Virlouvet

Will MES/MOM survive the IIoT world? Looking at a future where everything is smart.

How will the interaction between OS and IT systems play out in manufacturing enterprises over the next 15 years?

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