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Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the fifth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 53rd consecutive month, according to the latest data from the Institute for Supply Management.
Using software to optimize assembly processes is passé. Manufacturers now have the tools to ensure error-free production, increase line flexibility and minimize PC dependence.
Safety standards have changed significantly in response to advances in manufacturing technology.
A wealth of new technologies was on display at The Assembly Show.
Santa’s helpers depend on adhesives, screws and ultrasonic welding.
Some of the world’s finest racing, performance and luxury cars feature wheels manufactured by HRE Performance Wheels, based in Vista, CA. HRE specializes in built-to-order wheel sets of one- or three-piece forged aluminum wheels.
Leader must create a climate where people are not afraid to fail.
Bradford White Corp. is unique among its competitors in two ways. First and foremost is its business model, which prevents the sale of the company’s water heaters directly to consumers or commercial businesses. Heaters are only sold to licensed plumbers at various supply houses to ensure proper and safe water heater installation, and to prevent code violations.
Telecom-industry leaders Nokia Corp. and Alcatel-Lucent know the importance of quality work and long-term relationships. So it is no surprise that both have been regular customers of well-known electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider Kyrel Oy for more than a decade.
With youth comes enthusiasm and originality. Managers at the four-year-old medical products manufacturer Urogyn BV wholeheartedly agree with, and applaud, this statement.
As usual, our annual Capital Equipment Spending Survey provided a wealth of interesting and often contradictory data. Thirty percent of plants will spend more on assembly technology next year than they did this year, and only 20 percent will spend less.