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Assembly in Action: Gas Cylinders Need Automated Machines

September 1, 2002
When Suspa Inc. (Altdorf/Nuremberg, Germany), a producer of nitrogen gas cylinders, began looking for a U.S. company to supply assembly equipment to its North American unit, its search stopped with JR Automation Technologies Inc. (Holland, MI), a custom machine builder.
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Assembly in Action: Turbine Rotor Measurements Eliminate Stacking Errors

September 1, 2002
Circular geometry measurements of rotors for gas turbine generators are important. The rotating parts of a turbine rotor unit range up to 96 inches in diameter, 120 inches in length and weigh up to 25,000 pounds.
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Assembly in Action: Adaptive Control Aids Assembly

September 1, 2002
The goal at Amerex Corp. (Trussville, AL), a manufacturer of commercial and industrial fire extinguishers, was to automate the assembly of fire extinguisher valves.
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Finding Flow

September 1, 2002
Flow testing instruments help automotive supplier satisfy stringent specifications for PCV valves.
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X-Y-Z: These Actuators Turn Heads

September 1, 2002
Rotary actuators have many uses in automated assembly systems. They orient parts.
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Contract Manufacturing On the Rise

September 1, 2002
Outsourcing assembly is no longer just a short-term fad.
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Get the Most From AOI

September 1, 2002
Automated optical inspection is increasingly necessary on today’s electronics assembly lines, but not everyone uses it the same way.
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The Hawthorne Works

August 1, 2002
A series of landmark human behavior studies examined assembly line productivity.
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The cold welding process is being used for more and more high-volume applications.

August 1, 2002
Nuclear energy has a dark side and a bright side. The dark side includes 52,000 tons of stored radioactive waste that poses a potential environmental threat as well as a terrorist target.
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Joining the Assembly Industry With ATExpo

August 1, 2002
Attendees seeking technical information and state-of-the-art solutions will find them at Assembly Technology Expo 2002.
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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.

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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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