Recent Articles

August 28, 2014 11:30 am
Paul Humphreys, Global Market Manager, Bicycle, NORGLIDE Bearings, Saint-Gobain
As the demand for mid-priced bicycles increases, manufacturers face the challenge to provide cyclists with bicycles that meet expectations while remaining cost effective. In an effort to reduce manufacturing costs, they are considering ...
August 26, 2014 5:14 pm
Ben Savage, PanelPilot Manager, Lascar Electronics
It is not exactly a regular occurrence for the electronic products and systems used in industrial applications to be talked about in the same terms as a consumer device. However, increasingly users of industrial products are demanding the ...
August 25, 2014 4:11 pm
Shawn P. Quigley
Very few people have not heard the term “Learning Organization”. However, do we know what it has to offer project design and development? I would like to start with the definition of Organizational Learning from the Business Dictionary ...
August 25, 2014 10:36 am
Siemens
In 2011, the first bulk cargo carrier measuring 260 meters in length and 43 meters in width docked at the PaxOcean shipyard in Zhoushan, marking the opening of operations at that location. Since then, the company has received orders to ...
August 22, 2014 10:17 am
Andrew Dugenske & Alain Louchez, Georgia Institute of Technology
Around the globe, intelligent and pervasive industrial automation has been catapulted in recent years to a top national or regional priority. Known by different names, e.g., “Advanced Manufacturing”, “Smart Manufacturing”, “Industry 4.0” or  ...
August 21, 2014 3:06 pm
Kaylie Duffy, Associate Editor, @kaylieannduffy
The Internet of Things (IoT) has significantly changed human interaction and connectivity over the past decade, and these connections are predicted to drastically increase. According to researchers, there will be roughly ...    
August 20, 2014 2:03 pm
Lola Williams, Bradleys, Inc.
Reliability, MTBF, downtime, costs, safety, efficiency, standardization have pushed documented motor repair specifications and internal motor repair facility’s repair processes to the forefront in today’s industrial environment ...   
August 19, 2014 4:53 pm
Mr. Tomohiro Morita, Senior Engineer, HEV Design Department, Subaru Engineering Division, FUJI Heavy Industries
Using automated testing to develop a new verification system that satisfies the control quality level required for the motor electronic control unit in Subaru’s first production model hybrid vehicle, Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, and ...  
August 18, 2014 4:52 pm
Diego Tamburini, Line/Shape/Space
Consumer 3D-printing growth dominates much of the technology discussion lately—for better and, perhaps, for worse at times. Every day we see more applications (3D-printed ice cream, anyone?), and 3D printers are now appearing at ...  
August 15, 2014 9:41 am
Able Electropolishing
When companies need their metal parts enhanced for functionality and appearance, they turn to electropolishing. Electropolishing is a “reverse plating” process utilized during the final step of the manufacturing process. Learn more about ...
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