|Automation University: Volume 4
An automated assembly
system that runs like clockwork doesn’t happen by accident. It takes planning, experience and attention to detail.
POSTED NOVEMBER 15, 2023 8:30 AM
|The Ship of Theseus: Lessons for Configuration Management
Effective configuration management enables organizations to navigate change, update configurations, and maintain the identity and integrity of complex systems.
POSTED NOVEMBER 09, 2023 9:00 AM
|Design for Robotic Assembly
The advantages of robotic assembly can be negated by poor fixturing or parts that slip out of grippers.
POSTED AUGUST 18, 2023 9:00 AM
|How to Reshore Profitably: Closing the Cost Gap
The hazards of supply chain gaps and the advantages of domestic manufacturing became painfully clear during the pandemic. Unprecedented pressures are compelling companies to innovate and reshore production back to the U.S. to mitigate global risk and augment resiliency.
POSTED AUGUST 12, 2023 9:00 AM
|Automation University: Volume 3
This eBook series will help manufacturers navigate the path to automation, whether it be a robotic screwdriving cell or a multistation automated assembly line.
POSTED AUGUST 10, 2023 3:30 PM
|Software Shrinks Development Time for Medical Device Maker
Cloud-based software combines PLM and QMS functions to enable engineers to integrate quality with the development phase.
POSTED JULY 11, 2023 9:00 AM
|Modern Tools for Modern Product Development
There are many tools for product and process development. These tools enable us to explore many design alternatives.
POSTED JULY 05, 2023 1:00 PM
|Toyota Unveils New Generative AI Technique for Vehicle Design
LOS ALTOS, CA—The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has unveiled a new way to use generative artificial intelligence to help vehicle designers come up with innovative designs more quickly.
POSTED JUNE 24, 2023
|Ten Tips for Automated Assembly of Medical Devices
Based in Northbrook, IL, Concep Machine Co. has been designing and building custom automated assembly systems for the medical device manufacturing industry since 1967.
POSTED JUNE 05, 2023
|To Cut Costs, Think Beyond Procurement
Recently, I was consulting with a procurement group, one of its OEM customers, and a product engineering firm. The goal was to find ways to reduce the cost of a particular product.
POSTED MAY 02, 2023