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Modular Framing Systems Let Engineers Get Creative

New products enable high levels of flexibility and customization

The widespread availability of modular profile systems has made it easy for engineers to get in touch with their creative side. They enable assemblers to bolt together framing components to tailor workstations and machines to specific processes or floor space requirements.


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Optimizing Parts Bin Layout

Engineers must minimize excessive movement while maximizing productivity.

Parts bins have been synonymous with assembly lines ever since the mass-production process was pioneered by Ford Motor Co. engineers 100 years ago.


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Flow Racks Clear Growth Path for Canadian Auto Plant

The flow racks allow TTA to make incremental improvements to its storage systems.

Based in Somerset, KY, Toyotetsu America (TTA) is an automotive stamping division of Toyota. TTA operates several plants, including one in Sincoe, ON, since 2007. There, workers stamp metal frame parts for cars such as the RAV4, Corol-la and Lexus.


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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, Bob Wood, president of ECI Spinnomatic, talks about his company’s newest product: a fully automated riveting cell equipped with a rotary indexing table, a six-axis robot, an orbital forming unit, and laser sensors. 

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2015 April

The 2015 April Assembly includes our cover story on Assembly Automation in the Aerospace Industry plus much more. Check it out today!

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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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