by George Jewell, on Jul 9, 2019 3:29:26 PM

Because change can so often evoke uncertainty—and even fear—many businesses choose to stay in their lane. Especially for those that have had some success with a particular product or service, …

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by Dan McKiernan, on Jun 18, 2019 4:37:52 PM

High-mix assembly operations have always presented a challenge for manufacturers. For almost the entire history of modern manufacturing, variability has been an obstacle to consistency and quality control. Today, with …

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by George Jewell, on May 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Across the manufacturing space, the game-changing power of the Manufacturing Integrated Platform (MIP) is turning heads and transforming factory floors. The best of the new generation of MIP solutions allow …

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by George Jewell, on Feb 14, 2019 4:45:03 PM

Change is rarely easy. Big changes can be even more challenging and disruptive. That is the reality facing the manufacturing sector today, as a wave of innovative new technology is …

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by George Jewell, on Feb 8, 2019 2:22:05 PM

Change is coming to factory floors and manufacturing environments. An industry where technological advances have come incrementally and often reluctantly now finds itself on the cusp of a truly revolutionary …

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by Dan McKiernan, on Jan 29, 2019 2:59:59 PM

Throughout history, the phrase factory floor has evoked images of grit, grime and mechanized industry. The factory floor has long been a quintessentially industrial space, where skilled laborers assemble, craft …

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by Randy Blaylock, on Jun 1, 2018 2:06:43 PM

Opinion article published Robotics & Automation News, May 2018 Interoperability has arrived and the ability of machines, devices, sensors, and people to connect and communicate with each other via the …

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by Tina Kennedy, on May 6, 2018 3:18:21 PM

When making instruments or equipment that will be used on the human body there is no room for error. Consumers want to know that their pacemaker will keep their heart …

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by George Jewell, on May 3, 2018 12:59:11 PM

News Release - Rochester Hills, MI - May 3, 2018 eFlex systems is pleased to announce that Open Protocol V1 and V2 has been added to our JEM Assembly product. In addition …

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by George Jewell, on Apr 14, 2018 12:53:25 PM

Work instructions (WI) in the past and present are typically printed on paper and many times do not represent the current processes on the plant floor. It seems that these …

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