Successful manufacturers never get tired of facing new market challenges. This statement applies to companies across all industries—including those involved in the annual manufacturing of more than 1 billion tires worldwide.
Washers are a vital component of many fastened joints. Washers are critical to the operation of virtually every device with moving parts. They perform a variety of functions beyond just securing bolts, nuts, screws and rivets. They can insulate, seal, lock, provide spacing, improve appearance, supply spring force, align parts, and distribute loads.
Mergers, acquisitions and partnerships are risky endeavors for managers, as well as workers. Sometimes these transactions favor one group over another, or end up being disastrous for both groups. Other times, however, the deal turns out great for everyone.
PENSACOLA, FL—Jupiter Group, which manufactures nacelles and other components for General Electric wind turbines, has opened a new, larger assembly plant here. The new facility doubles the company’s manufacturing capacity.
In the early 1980s, a product design methodology called design for assembly (DFA) began to gain popularity. It focused on improving efficiency by evaluating the amount of labor required for assembly. Since that time, the DFA methodology has been adopted with much success by more than 850 corporations.
GREENVILLE, SC—GE Power has opened a new $73 million Advanced Manufacturing Works here. The state-of-the-art facility will be used to drive innovation and apply new manufacturing technology to the production of turbines and other machines.
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