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"A Programmer, A Controls Engineer and A Mathematician Walk into an X-Bar..."
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Dennis Rausch, VP IT, REA Magnet Wire Company

In process manufacturing environments, the production operator relies heavily on process signals, closed-loop process controls, along with continuous and intermittent product testing results. Systems that would give operators the very best view...

"A Programmer, A Controls Engineer and A Mathematician Walk into an X-Bar..."
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Dennis Rausch, VP IT, REA Magnet Wire Company

In process manufacturing environments, the production operator relies heavily on process signals, closed-loop process controls, along with continuous and intermittent product testing results. Systems that would give operators the very best view...

Seeing a Digital Future for Manufacturing with Machine Vision
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Tyler Vizek, Project Innovation Engineer at DMDII

A picture is worth more than a thousand words. This time-tested maxim illustrates how effective the use of visual explanations can be for conveying complex ideas. It has become increasingly relevant in the manufacturing environment, as the...

Altering the Manufacturing Methods Using Additive Manufacturing
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Additive Manufacturing (AM) is actively challenging the traditional methods of product manufacturing and is undisputedly winning at it. Creating a 3D model from its digital design, layer by layer has transformed the way the manufacturing industry...

Smart Manufacturing: the trending AI
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is by no means an alien concept. It has been around for a while now. With the potential to enhance human capabilities, AI can streamline the somewhat anarchic business arena. Recent developments made in the...

Cutting out the Middleman: Will ERP remove the need for manufacturing execution systems?
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The introduction of real-time machine data and strict transactional business information has drifted manufacturers towards integrating Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software with control systems in the enterprise architectures. Sitting...

Five Trends for Manufacturing's Fourth Wave: Industry 4.0 Essentials for Global Operations Leaders
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Francois Barbier, President, Global Operations and Components, Flex

Welcome to Industry 4.0, a term coined in 2011 by Henning Kagermann, the head of the German Academy of Science and Engineering. This new fourth wave is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence,...

Manufacturing Inequality
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Oliver Perez, Ph.D., Director, Manufacturing Process Technology, BD

How do you make an economy and one of its most important drivers i.e. manufacturing, work for everybody in this globalized technological world when the transformation of raw materials into useful, appealing finish goods is constantly reinvented...

AR/VR: Planning for the Unplannable
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Scott Sackville, Product Marketing Director, AR/VR, Jabil Green Point

Jabil Surveys Technology Leaders on How they’re Preparing for the Future of AR/VR No longer the stuff of science fiction augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) are rapidly expanding their foothold in the real world with the release of...

How can big data analytics help in improving production?
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Manufacturing continues to play a significant role in driving a company forward. However, the role it used to play earlier in advanced and developing economies has undergone a paradigm shift. The manufacturing sector in the developing countries...

Identify3D Integrates its Solution with Siemens Digital Factory to Address Integrity and Security of Digital Supply Chain
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San Francisco, CA: Today, Identify3D, a software provider for digital manufacturing security, quality and traceability, announced its integration with global technology powerhouse Siemens’ NXTM software and Sinumerik CNC motion control....

Redefining Supply Chain Management
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Rajeev Ravindran, SVP and CIO, Ryder System

How do you see the benefits of cloud computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain industry, and how have you embraced it? Ryder has and continues to implement and evaluate the increased use of cloud computing, both Infrastructure as a...

Industry 4.0
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, and how has your Company Embraced it? In this era of Industry 4.0, the need for higher efficiencies both on the shop floor & in the enterprise,...

PLM and Modern Enterprise & Manufacturing Environment
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Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Consultant, Beyond PLM

Business environment is changing fast these days. Enterprise and manufacturing processes are very slow moving segments. Long production programs, dependencies on costly manufacturing shops, equipment and tools, slow decision process are challenges...

From Product to Experience: The Emergence of High-Tech Manufacturing
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Sedar LaBarre, VP, Booz Allen Hamilton

Ask five people in your organization to name the primary product that Apple sells, and you may hear five different responses—phones, computers, tablets, watches, or music. So who is right? None of them. Or, more charitably, all of them....

Opportunities and Challenges in Additive Manufacturing to Redesign Metal Parts for Light-weighting and Performance Enhancement
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Subir Roy, PhD, Senior Technical Director, Manufacturing Solutions, Altair

Additive Manufacturing (AM) also known as 3D printing has been receiving a lot of attention lately from the industry, media, government agencies and other organizations. The market has been growing steadily (Ref. Wohlers Report 2017) for AM...

It's Showtime! A US Manufacturing Resurgence is Here!
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Dianne Denison, Founder & CEO, Denison Consulting Group, Inc.

We have much to celebrate and the future looks bright for US Manufacturing. The US economy grew at a rate of about three percent in the last three quarters, a robust rate not seen in years. Since Election Day, the Dow Jones industrial average has...

The Future of Smart Manufacturing: Continuing the Conversation
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Mike Molnar, Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office, National Institute of Standards & Technology

A principal mission of our team is building partnerships. Fundamentally, this means enabling connection and communication between policymakers, manufacturers large and small, academic researchers, and thought leaders—looking across the...

PLM and Modern Enterprise & Manufacturing Environment
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Oleg Shilovitsky, PLM Consultant, Beyond PLM

Business environment is changing fast these days. Enterprise and manufacturing processes are very slow moving segments. Long production programs, dependencies on costly manufacturing shops, equipment and tools, slow decision process are challenges...

Manufacturing Top 5 Wish List from IT
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Joe Panebianco, Director of Manufacturing Engineering, Tekni-Plex Inc

I have been in and around manufacturing companies for nearly 25 years. Over that time we have seen an unprecedented need to compete in a global marketplace. Being able to control and reduce costs in a global marketplace isn’t about getting...

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