In May 2005, Microsoft announced its latest
innovation for digital entertainment and gaming, the Xbox 360, along with a new
line of Xbox 360 wired and wireless controllers. The Xbox 360 controller-functional test system needed to perform tests similar
to those of the original Xbox controller test system, but demanded
higher-performance signal capture to ensure a high-quality user experience.
Manufacturing Co., a developer of heat transfer cooling systems for vehicles,
has placed a high priority on flexibility since its founding in 1916. To
maintain this tradition, the company operates several “focused factories,”
including one in Pontevico,
DeWys Manufacturing is continually looking for ways to improve its fabrication
process. That drive for constant improvement led the company to recently invest
in additional robotic welding equipment and reconfigure its manufacturing
systems to increase capacity.
Recently, NBS installed an intelligent feeder and materials management
system throughout its highly automated Santa
Clara manufacturing facility. The system lets NBS electronically track, monitor, match and record components to PCB assemblies while in-process, eliminating the practice of manual
For more than 40
years, SELEX Galileo has developed space technology used throughout the world.
So it was no surprise when the company was tapped in 2009 to be part of the
ExoMars mission of the European Space Agency.
manufacturers are well aware of the potentially explosive nature of airborne
dust created by secondary processes such as grinding, sawing, and finish
polishing of formed parts. Most facilities utilize “closed vessel” dust
collection systems to manage and collect this dust and keep it from migrating
throughout the plant.
Every day, many
thousands of people around the world use powder inhalers for the treatment of
respiratory diseases. These devices are predominately made from plastic parts.
Some are manufactured by Almirall Sofotec, one of the top 80 pharmaceutical
companies in the world in terms of sales, and market leader in its native
When designing military ground vehicles, lighter is always better. Engineers in the U.S. military are well aware of the challenge of reducing
weight, particularly for the next generation of military vehicles still in
development. One such vehicle is the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle or JLTV.