Improving Manufacturing Cycle Times Machining center manufacturers are all looking for and touting the ability to reduce part cycle times by offering faster and more efficient machines. That is what the job shop and part production customers of these products demand, because their end-product customers are driving a purchasing philosophy of lower costs per part. …

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Improving Manufacturing Cycle Times Machining center manufacturers are all looking for and touting the ability to reduce part cycle times by offering faster and more efficient machines. That is what the job shop and part production customers of these products demand, because their end-product customers are driving a purchasing philosophy of lower costs per part. …

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Intelligent Manufacturing – Part 2: Manu-Services–Something New or Something You’ve Always Known? We’ve taken a hard look at every aspect of manufacturing, including the items that are part and parcel of modern manufacturing and how those services have changed. The new label, Manu-services, however is something with which many of us are not familiar. It’s …

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Intelligent Manufacturing – Part I: Manu-Services, a new production paradigm? In our previous reports and articles, we’ve examined a lot about the way in which we create goods, ship them, and even how we’re leveraging social media to change the way that the manufacturing industry is viewed. We’ve taken a look at technological progress, as …

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Intelligent Manufacturing – Leveraging Social Media to Build Your Brand and Even to Rescue It Today there isn’t a major brand out there that isn’t leveraging the power of social media and trying to build their brand in that way. Tinu Cherian Abraham, described his own experience with major manufacturers and their methods of influencing …

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Intelligent Manufacturing: 3-D Printing The Factories of the Future-Already Operational and Making a Difference There isn’t a technology out there that has had more buildup and more hype than 3d printing. The reality is that quite likely three dimensional printing is all that the hype says it is and quite likely more. 3 Dimensional printing …

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The Factories of the Future-Already Operational and Making a Difference The industrial internet is a phrase that is being used quite a lot lately, but one with which many people are not conversant. What is the industrial internet? The answer is found in a lot of the new technologies being created and used to facilitate …

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The Factories of the Future-Already Operational and Making a Difference The factory of the future appears to be making its way into the here and now. Just as Captain Kirk and the trusty team of the Enterprise had their own method of recording and analyzing all of the data that was available to them, the …

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Intelligent Manufacturing: Machine to Machine (M2M) Communication The manufacturing industry has been changing dramatically over just the past few years. Advancements in technology have been rampant and the newest machines being built require absolute precision. The only way that we can get that today is by the use of intelligent manufacturing. Absolute accuracy and efficiency …

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