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by Tina Kennedy, on May 28, 2022 8:08:41 AM

eFlex Systems exhibiting at Hannover Messe 2022, the world's largest industrial exhibition, in Hanover, Germany from May 30 - June 2, 2022. We will be joining the Michigan booth in …

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by Josh Easterling, on May 19, 2022 6:06:37 PM

When production operators work the pack-out stations, I consider that to be one of the most crucial check points for your parts. If you think about it, those operators are …

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Topics:OpinionLean ManufacturingIndustry 4.0Digital Work InstructionsManufacturing Integrated Platform

by Tina Kennedy, on May 18, 2022 2:22:18 PM

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., May 18, 2022 --eFlex Systems (www.eflexsystems.com), a leading provider of Industry 4.0 software solutions for the discrete manufacturing market is excited to announce their partnership with XPERTIO (wwwxpertiomx) …

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by Tina Kennedy, on May 13, 2022 3:49:17 PM

Some people might say that the tried and true method of training new operators is to have them shadow a veteran employee. But what if there's no one with the …

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Topics:OpinionIndustry 4.0Digital Work InstructionsQuality Management

by Tina Kennedy, on Mar 24, 2022 5:18:15 PM

Modern societies have digitally transformed over the past three decades at exponential rates. In the 90s there were approximately 11 million cell phone users and according to Statistica, that number …

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Topics:TechnologyOpinionIndustry 4.0Manufacturing CultureQuality Management

by Dan McKiernan, on Mar 3, 2022 11:20:54 AM

In a wave of reshoring, digitizing offers a competitive advantage for manufacturers. One of the most important and impactful trends in manufacturing is the phenomenon of reshoring, as manufacturers that …

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Topics:OpinionIndustry 4.0

by Jason Bullard, on Feb 22, 2022 8:11:34 AM

For decades—even generations—innovators in manufacturing have worked hard to find ways to minimize the chaos and complexity of manufacturing and production environments. While new technologies have unlocked impressive new advances …

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Topics:TechnologyOpinionIndustry 4.0Digital Work Instructions

by Jason Bullard, on Feb 11, 2022 11:18:22 AM

The power and potential of simplifying digital work instructions From the earliest days of modern manufacturing, work instructions have played a part in helping operators complete their work correctly and …

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Topics:OpinionIndustry 4.0Digital Work Instructions

by Josh Easterling, on Feb 1, 2022 9:15:00 AM

I want to digitize work instructions, but do I have to start from scratch? As manufacturing evolves and becomes more digital, many companies are looking to transfer from paper-based work …

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Topics:TechnologyOpinionDigital Work Instructions

by Dan McKiernan, on Jan 25, 2022 5:06:45 PM

Vehicle Assembly has come an awfully long way since the days of Henry Ford. While Ford famously innovated with breakthrough ideas that have shaped manufacturing assembly lines for over a …

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Topics:Industry 4.0Manufacturing Integrated PlatformQuality ManagementVehicle Assembly

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