Plant Automation

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Process Manufacturing May 23, 2022

Choosing the right hoses for food production

Selecting the right hoses for the right purposes is critical to the safe, successful and continued operation of food and beverage facilities.

By Jeff Swecker and Jason Goode
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Process Manufacturing April 22, 2022

Three ways SaaS enables global manufacturing process standardization

Software as a service (SaaS) can help solve the problems faced by companies to take manufacturing process improvement and standardization worldwide.

By Eric Whitley
An electron micrograph of nickel-titanium powder is showcased on the left. The researchers can use this powder to fabricate 3D-printed parts, such as nickel-titanium lattices (right). Courtesy of: Texas A&M University
Discrete Manufacturing May 20, 2022

Researchers develop 3D-printed shape memory alloys with superior superelasticity

Researchers from Texas A&M University showcased tensile superelasticity by fabricating a shape memory alloy through laser powder bed fusion.

By Michelle Revels
Multivac's automation system is designed to be flexible so food and beverage manufacturers have more options in their approach. Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Standards January 7, 2022

Action plan pledges to open up consolidated meat and poultry industries

The White House responded with $150 million to provide development of worker training, increased workplace safety and well-paying jobs.

By Family Farm Action Alliance
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System Integration May 15, 2022

Automating manual processes

Streamlining the most basic of operations on the factory floor is often overlooked, but it can have very positive impacts for operations and the workforce.

By Randy Otto
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Other Networks May 17, 2022

On-demand warehousing’s potential for supply chains

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute research shows that innovative business models that tap into extra warehouse space can be a potential solution for companies with changing demand requirements or tight fulfillment windows.

By Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
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Sensors, Vision October 6, 2021

Machine vibration analysis benefits for manufacturers

Vibration analysis allows early detection of wear, fatigue and failure in rotating machinery because vibration occurs in all rotational assets, but generally highlights an issue discovered by higher readings and particular frequencies.

By Jason Tweedy