Implementing a Smart Factory requires to do some work upfront. In this post, we will give you some tips in regards.
Attracting and retaining top talent in factories
How to attract and retain top talent in factories? In this article you will find some tips you should consider. Enjoy the reading!
Workplace Collaboration: Best Ways Leaders Can Improve It
When it comes to creating strong internal collaboration and communication, business leaders need to be the ones taking the initiative, and this article will explore the best strategies to do just that.
Concurrent Engineering: essential but often little or badly used
Concurrent Engineering consists of a systematic approach in the integrated design of a product.
The Smart Factory: what risks and what challenges?
What will be the risks and challenges in implementing a Smart Factory, a structure capable of adapting autonomously to market needs, to the production volumes variations and to the mass personalization? The technological evolution within our production systems, also known as Industry 4.0, will lead to a new way of producing goods, more automated and……...
Efficiency of the production system: how to measure it?
One of the metrics, also called Key Process Indicators (KPI), which are often used to calculate production efficiency is the so-called OEE, an acronym for Overall Equipment Effectiveness. This metric has now become an industrial standard and therefore widely spread in the factories and implemented in the various MES. However, this metric is mostly used……...
Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems: how to enable flexibility
Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems (RMS) are attractive options to handle mass personalization, as the system can be continuously reconfigured in accordance with the demanded volumes and products, although the development of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems is a particularly challenging task compared to the development of a traditional manufacturing system. Indeed, mass personalization can be considered one of……...
How to get benefits from 3D Printing in a production site?
If you are an industrial engineer or you work in a factory, you may have wondered: How to get benefits from 3D Printing in a production site? Although 3D Printing has been formerly invented in 1982 and it is considered a well-established technology, yet it is still not very used at its full potential. In…
Remote assistance: what benefits and what solutions?
Remote assistance is no longer just a valid option, but a real opportunity. Find out with us how.
Setup time reduction in reconfigurable manufacturing systems
The set-up time reduction is a fundamental prerequisite to enable one-piece flow and reconfigurable manufacturing systems