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Test Centric Assembly

This white paper is for mechanical engineers, quality engineers, management and those whose goal is to detect leaks, avoid unnecessary production cost and anticipate process adjustments for maximum yield.


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White Papers

ASSEMBLY is proud to present a collection of Technology, Applications, and Advances in the manufacturing sector through the following White Papers.


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How to Increase Your Operating Efficiency by Setting up Manual Workstations

The whitepaper “Ergonomic Work Bench Systems for Industrial & Commercial Use” explains the scope of ergonomics based on recent research: why you can benefit from having ergonomic workstations, what requirements apply to workstation design, and what conditions a provider of workbench systems should meet. 


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SaaS ERP: A Viable Model for Job Shops and Small Manufacturers

EpicorA new service model enables small manufacturers to reap the financial and operational benefits of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software without the high price tag.


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Lista Lean Manufacturing Initiative Relies on Company's Products to Improve Quality and Speed Delivery

Lista

Lista International’s white paper discusses the company’s lean manufacturing initiatives. The company’s goal is to use lean manufacturing concepts to provide customers with a broader, improved offering of high-quality, custom-configured products with the shortest turnaround time in the industry. Lista’s emphasis is on driving out complexity to create a highly flexible manufacturing environment. 


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Learn the Secrets of Using Adhesives With Low Surface Energy Plastics

FabricoDesign engineers love working with low-surface energy (LSE) plastics. Download Fabrico’s LSE White Paper and Application Sheet or view our LSE video. Learn how to select the appropriate adhesives for your LSE substrates and replace mechanical fasteners that can contract, crack and fail.
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Why Carton Flow?

UNEXCarton Flow is a material handling solution that addresses the two major cost drivers in today's distribution and manufacturing facilities-labor and space costs.
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Increase Efficiencies in Assembly & Parts Picking

UNEXA properly designed dynamic storage unit can increase space utilization by 50 percent and increase pick rates up to 30 percent. Dynamic storage units also improve picking ergonomics, reducing injury and fatigue.
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Choosing RFID for Industrial Applications

BalluffChoosing the right RFID system for industrial applications such as machining, assembly or production tracking can be confusing. With all the information floating around about high frequency), ultra high frequency, microwave and GPS-based systems, and whether to use active or passive tags, it may seem like these systems can be used almost anywhere.
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Reducing Planned and Unplanned Downtime With Vision Systems

BalluffUsing vision-based sensors in many stages of the packaging process can dramatically reduce planned downtime and changeover time. In many cases, vision sensors can replace and even add flexibility to sensor arrays in the packaging process. Vision sensors can also reduce unplanned downtime by error-proofing the process. In this whitepaper, we will explore how vision-based sensors can achieve these results.


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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.

Podcasts

 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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Welding: Principles & Practices

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