Articles Tagged with ''Manufacturing''

Laser Systems Sharpen Product Quality for Chinese Tier 1

January 7, 2014

China’s auto industry is booming, and one company faced with the challenge of keeping up is Yanfeng Visteon Nanjing Automotive Trim Systems Co. Ltd. Founded in 2010, Yanfeng Visteon develops and manufactures a wide range of interior trim components, including dashboards, cockpit systems and consoles.

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Reshoring Trend to Continue Through 2020

August 6, 2012

WASHINGTON—More jobs will be coming back to the United States from offshore locations during the next eight years, according to a new report by CoreNet Global, an association of corporate real estate executives.

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Assembly in Action: Robots Provide Chinese Automaker With Faster, Stronger Welding

May 1, 2012
Opened in August 2011 to international acclaim, the new Great Wall Motors’ (GWM) automotive plant in Tianjin, China, produces 250,000 vehicles per year.

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Assembly in Action: FDM the Creative Heartbeat of Medical Device Company

May 1, 2012
Acist (Advanced Contrast Imaging System Technology) is a medical device company that specializes in developing con-trast injection systems for use in cardiology and radiology.

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Assembly in Action: Laser System Leaves Impressive Marks on U.S. Military

May 1, 2012
Early in 2011, Bruce O’Neill made an important decision for Detroit-based Focus: HOPE’s Center for Advance Technolo-gies.

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Assembly in Action: Process Planning Improves Volvo’s Manufacturing Flexibility

May 1, 2012
The software manages, plans and simulates production processes.

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Assembly in Action: Eaton Conveys Efficiency Throughout its Nebraska Plant

April 2, 2012
Eaton Corp. produces more than 1 million engine valves per day for nearly every automaker and engine manufacturer in the world. One of the company’s largest manufacturing facilities, located in Kearney, NE, supplies highly engineered valves that increase fuel economy, improve efficiency and boost performance.

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Are Cellular Layouts Always Best?

March 30, 2012
Many people associate lean manufacturing with U-shaped workcells.

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9 Line Layout Mistakes to Avoid

March 30, 2012
Traditionally, plant layout has focused on linear lines and process-based departments.

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The Editorial: A Plan We Can All Get Behind

March 1, 2012
There are a lot of ideas floating around Washington these days regarding the health and importance of U.S. manufacturing and what should be done about it.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


Live from The Assembly Show, the hosts of Manufacturing Revival Radio sit down with Adam Malofsky, Ph.D., president and CEO of Bioformix to discuss his company’s innovative, energy-saving adhesives and polymers, which cure without the need for heat or light. 

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Welding: Principles & Practices

This text introduces students to a solid background in the basic principles and practices of welding.

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