The ASSEMBLY Blog is written by our team of editors and industry experts. It provides thought-provoking opinions on issues and trends in manufacturing, as wells tips, tricks and suggestions for implementing assembly technology.
Every corporation wants to be innovative. But, being innovative is not a behavior. It’s not something on your to-do list between picking up dry cleaning and writing performance reviews. Innovation is the by-product of plans, processes, people and behaviors.
These specification guidelines for automated assembly systems will give you more consistency where consistency is beneficial, and more variety where variety can help you take your business to the next level.
A difference has emerged between the equipment buying practices of the more traditional industries, such as automotive, appliances and consumer goods, and those of the life science, heavy equipment and green energy markets.
Several months ago, I wrote my first article for ASSEMBLY
magazine. The topic was product teardown and its many benefits for assemblers. This past summer I was required to do a little product
teardown of my own in order to better understand the inner workings of a couple electronics devices.