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When Automation Adds No Value
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When Automation Adds No Value

The application of automation technologies in the manufacturing and processing industries is always accompanied by estimations of value added after installation. Common industry practices, however, often eliminate this value.
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Why Use Manufacturing Analytics?
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Why Use Manufacturing Analytics?

A look at how automating the collection and analysis of data provides greater process control and reduces downtime, maintenance costs, and the negative impacts of staff turnover.
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5 Keys to Automated Quality Inspection
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5 Keys to Automated Quality Inspection

How the quality control processes at BMW’s motorcycle production facility in Berlin leads to a discussion of the critical elements of automated quality inspection.
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 The Shifting Role of System Integrators
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The Shifting Role of System Integrators

Automation vendors are building more strategic relationships with integrators in an effort to offer holistic—and proactive—services.
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Michael Gurney, CEO of Concept Systems Inc.
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An ROI Approach to Budgeting

Detailed evaluation of anticipated return on investment for each prioritized project helps gain project approval and maximize project results.
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Manufacturing Trends and the MES Connection
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Manufacturing Trends and the MES Connection

Improve your decision making and efficiency by coordinating transformative technologies to work together, rather than considering them unrelated to each other.
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Vespa Relies on Robotics
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Vespa Relies on Robotics

The manufacturer of what is probably the world’s most famous scooter explains its use of robotics to ensure the reliability of its manufacturing processes.
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Reusable Robotics Software Modules
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Reusable Robotics Software Modules

Expanding its FAST application toolbox, Lenze adds standardized and reusable robotics software modules that don’t require previous knowledge of robotics for users to be able to integrate kinematics in
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Creating a Prioritized List for Your Automation Roadmap
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Creating a Prioritized List for Your Automation Roadmap

Identify where existing capabilities are furthest from aligning with what will be needed to achieve business and production goals.
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Manufacturing in America: The State of the Industry
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Manufacturing in America: The State of the Industry

From capital reserves and energy independence to insourcing and rising employment, all factors are aligned to support a long-term upsurge in U.S. manufacturing.
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