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robots

Can a Robot Replace Me?

By | Manufacturing

Let’s talk about robots. Not the evil “take over the world” types like those found in the “Terminator” movie series, for example.  Rather, “robots” (or “robotics”) simply refers to machines that are built to execute a complex task or group of tasks that are usually programmed to be exacting and repetitive. Robotics has revolutionized the…

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Lean Manufacturing

By | Manufacturing

During the last decade, businesses have grown competitively and in sophistication. Today, no business wants waste and inefficient processes because they reduce profitability, hinder growth and competitiveness. While every business aims strongly to improve the top line, there is always significant effort expended to reduce costs to improve the bottom line.  As Taiichi Ohno, former…

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Women in Manufacturing

By | Manufacturing

The time has come for women in manufacturing to become common. According to the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte, women represent about 47% of the workforce but only 29% of the manufacturing industry. That is a vast pool of untapped talent, and get this, there are projected to be more than 2 million total jobs to…

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What’s New with Tool and Die?

By | Manufacturing

Tool and die makers and machinists are essential employees in the wider world of manufacturing. They have a particularly significant role in manufacturing automation.  They are the individuals who make dies, jigs, molds, fixtures, cutting and machine tools, and various other tools and parts used in the processes of manufacturing. The tools and dies produced…

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How the Metal Stamping Industry Has Evolved in the United States

How the Metal Stamping Industry Has Evolved in the United States

By | Machine Tool, Manufacturing, Metal Stamping

Metal stamping is a manufacturing process used widely in the United States and throughout the world because it can efficiently produce thousands of identical parts, made to exacting specifications and often to extremely tight tolerances. Manufacturing using metal stamping has been in use in the United States for nearly 130 years and today, the metal…

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Voice Recognition Technology is Here to Transform Use of Machine Tools

Voice Recognition Technology is Here to Transform Use of Machine Tools

By | Machine Tool, Manufacturing, Metal Stamping

Voice recognition technology is poised to become a major driver in the transformation of machine tool usage. This at least, is the prediction offered at the International Manufacturing Technology Show of 2018. Some of the leading machine tool builders in the world have already developed voice recognition technology which works with several different machine tool…

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