What were ASSEMBLY Magazine's Top 10 most popular articles from 2022? Multimedia Editor Jennifer Pierce links up with Chief Editor John Sprovieri and Senior Editor Austin Weber for a countdown of the ten most-read manufacturing stories from 2022.
CAMBRIDGE, MA and STANFORD, CA—A team of MIT and Stanford University researchers have developed a machine-learning-based system that increases the feasibility of manufacturing perovskite solar cells, which have an energy conversion efficiency of 18.5 percent.
When safety depends on light, the U.S. Armed Forces depend on Cyalume, the manufacturer and supplier of ChemLight, the go-to light stick that provides Illumination for tactical operations. But what happens if your supply chain is threatened. What do you do in the middle of a global pandemic?
NEW YORK — A recent Thomas survey reporting on COVID-19's impact on the U.S. manufacturing and industrial sectors reveals that 64 percent of manufacturers report they are likely to bring manufacturing production and sourcing back to North America. Additionally, the survey finds that one in four U.S. manufacturers are considering expanding industrial automation.
On Demand Today’s body-in-white assembly lines must be more flexible than ever before. Gone are the days when body-in-white lines turned out the same model for months. Now, these lines are expected to run multiple models daily. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to make body-in-white lines more flexible.
On Demand Faced with labor and ergonomic issues, manufacturers are increasingly turning to automation to address their most prevalent challenges. In this webinar, Universal Robots will partner with screwdriving solution provider Robotiq to talk about how to automate a screwdriving cell with collaborative robots. With adaptability to a wide range of screwdriving applications, this solution can solve your labor issues while providing fast ROI.
On Demand Lean Six Sigma has been driving continuous improvement efforts for decades, but its shortcomings have become apparent. Data gathering is labor-intensive and only able to capture small sample sizes. Now it is possible to capture data over extended periods and multiple locations at a fraction of the cost of old manual methods.
On Demand Robots are less expensive and easier to use than ever. The technology is well within the reach of even small and midsized manufacturers. Tune into this exclusive panel discussion featuring executives from four of the nation’s top suppliers of robotic technology: ATI Industrial Automation, Epson Robots, FANUC America and Universal Robots.
On Demand In most assemblies that are joined with threaded fasteners, the cost of the fasteners is not as important as the cost of installing them. That makes choosing the right fastening tool of paramount importance. Become an informed consumer! Tune into this exclusive panel discussion featuring executives from four of the nation’s top suppliers of fastening tools: ASG, DEPRAG, Desoutter and Panasonic.
On Demand According to ASSEMBLY’s annual Capital Equipment Spending Survey, 25 percent of U.S. factories make more than 1 million products annually. The only way to meet that kind of volume is with automation. Tune into this exclusive panel discussion featuring executives from four of the top systems integrators in North America: Arthur G. Russell Co. Inc., ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., IMA Automation North America and Lanco Integrated.
On Demand Manufacturers are becoming increasingly concerned with the environmental impact of their assembly operations and the products they churn out.In this webinar, Amanda Nicholson, Chief Operating Officer of the Product Stewardship Institute, will discuss how EPR policies and laws can influence design choices and how they can benefit businesses — leveling the playing field for all.
On Demand: Manufacturers are often faced with challenges that are costing them time and money on their plant floor. Join Promess Application Engineers, John Lytle and Stephanie Price, to discover servo press technology and its benefits in assembly systems.
Are you worried about attracting and retaining the right employees? Struggling with a desire to balance improving environmental and social challenges with your bottom line? This is a must-see presentation for industry leaders seeking to reimagine the stagnant status quo while improving productivity.