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Increasing Investment

By John Sprovieri
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With the election over and the economy picking up steam, manufacturers are poised to reinvest in their assembly plants.


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Modular Automation Components

By Walt Hessler
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With the correct end-effector and prime mover, manufacturers can make sure their automation system meets exact design requirements and runs at maximum efficiency.


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Drilling Into Oil-Field Equipment

By Austin Weber
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Cost often takes a back seat to quality, reliability and robustness.


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Clean Room Robots Assemble Medical Devices

By John Sprovieri
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EPSON’s new robot can withstand exposure to vapor-ized hydrogen peroxide gas.


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Product Before Process

By Dr. Mike Shipulski
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The ratio of goodness to cost is value.
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Flexible Connectors Increase Uptime at Ford Plant

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Sudden downtime of an automotive assembly line can be costly.


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Embossing Stamps Raise Sunbeam’s Grill Production and Profits

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Sunbeam Products Inc. is a leading manufacturer of indoor and outdoor appliances. At its plant in Neosho, MO, the company manufactures nearly 600,000 GrillMaster and Coleman gas, electric and charcoal grills during the six-month grilling season (Memorial Day to Thanksgiving).


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Cap Maker, Welding Supplier Combine to Lock in Drug Safety

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More than 30 years after the Tylenol tampering case—in which seven people died in Chicago and surrounding suburbs—prescription drug safety remains critically important and an ongoing challenge for pharmaceutical manufacturers.


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Welding Robot Positions Fan Manufacturer for Continued Growth

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Finding and using new technology has been a constant guiding principle for Twin City Fan and Blower (TCFB) throughout its nearly 40-year history.


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Honda Italia Shifts its RFID Deployment Into Second Gear

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In Greek mythology, Ariana was the daughter of King Minos. She fell in love with Theseus and helped him to escape the monster Minotaur, but was later abandoned by Theseus. Eventually she married the god Dionysus.


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Boeing Bites the Hand That Feeds

By John Sprovieri
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In June 2011, we defended The Boeing Co. against a complaint filed against it by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).


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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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