Whether fully automatic, semiautomatic or manual, almost every assembly system has some type of sensor for inspection, error-proofing or production monitoring. Thanks to new technologies, sensors are becoming smaller, more robust, more accurate and easier to integrate.
Wearable electronics initially trickled into the market with Dick Tracy-inspired watches and healthcare bracelets. They quickly gained momentum, however, and it wasn’t long before the wearables market exploded.
While designing the A350 XWB (extra wide body) airplane in early 2010, Airbus’ engineers proposed a revolutionary way to build the plane’s wings at the company’s plant in Broughton, UK. Specifically, they wanted the wings built horizontally rather than the traditional vertical method.
EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation has received a contract to design and build an automated assembly and packaging system for a three-piece IV connector. The high-speed system will produce the connectors at a rate of 0.43-second per part.
ASSEMBLY is excited to invite you to The ASSEMBLY Show in 2016. After another successful event in 2015, we are looking forward to bringing back this exclusively assembly focused tradeshow for another incredible year! Our event mission and commitment to you remains the same - helping suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment in manufacturing plants connect, learn, share and explore all things "assembly". Read More