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How Predictive Analytics is Improving Manufacturing

Manufacturers have access to more data today than ever before, and the amount of data available is increasing every day as new data technologies are developed. Yet, many manufacturers have yet to develop strategies to properly utilize this data. Data is only valuable if it is properly analyzed and turned into actionable insights, which is the purpose of predictive analytics....

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Machine Design and Product Development Innovation

As we continue into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, manufacturers must continue to innovate in order to remain relevant and successful. Retailers have become more demanding in order to meet consumer needs which means that manufacturers that supply equipment are tasked with designing a variety of products at a lower cost. Innovation in manufacturing must be built into the overall...

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The Benefits of Smart Manufacturing

If you haven’t noticed, everything today is “smart.” We have our smartphones, smart TVs, and smart watches. It seems to make sense that we also have “smart manufacturing.” Smart manufacturing, or SM, like everything else that’s smart, utilizes connectivity and real-time access to data to improve a process. If you’re looking for a more in-depth definition, the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition...

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3 Important Manufacturing Trends that Will Shape the Future

It’s an exciting time for manufacturers. In fact, manufacturing is “undeniably in the midst of a technological renaissance that is transforming the look, systems, and processes of the modern factory.” (Source) In order to remain competitive, manufacturers must embrace these changes and invest in the processes...

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Key Components of Design Thinking in Manufacturing

Design thinking is the process of focusing on the end user’s experience and matching people’s needs when developing new products. Adopting this process in a manufacturing facility is a way to gain a competitive advantage as factories are becoming more connected. Consumers are accustomed to technology that is easy to use in both their personal and professional lives. The manufacturers that implement design thinking across applications with user experience in mind are at the forefront of innovation...

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Fishman Corporation Releases the SmartDispenser® LC Fiber Optic Connector Benchtop Automation System

Fishman Corporation (http://www.fishmancorp.com/), manufacturer of AirFree® fluid dispensers, has released its newest patent pending add on to the benchtop robot, the patent pending SmartDispenser® LC Fiber Optic Connector Mount for Benchtop Automation System. “The SmartDispenser® LC Fiber Optic Connector Benchtop Automation System combines our AirFree®...

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Fishman Corporation Enters the Small Diameter Stainless Steel Tubing Market

Fishman Corporation (http://www.fishmancorp.com/), known for revolutionizing fluid dispensing with its SmartDispenser®, has entered the small diameter steel tubing market to offer an additional line of products to its customers. “Our SmartDispenser® fluid dispensing system is used by companies across numerous industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, Fiber...

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3 Steps to Fixing Supply Chain Disruptions

Manufacturing supply chains continue to grow more complex and are likely to now include suppliers from locations across the world. While it’s beneficial to have access to these suppliers in order to select the best possible products, a complex supply chain that includes many suppliers from multiple locations can also pose challenges. For example, what if an important supplier in the chain is unable to produce due to unplanned machine or labor issues? To...

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Fishman Corporation Launches the SmartDispenser® Two Component Fluid Dispenser

Fishman Corporation revolutionized fluid dispensing with its SmartDispenser®, a fluid dispensing system that uses AirFree® Linear Drive dispense technology to achieve the highest repeatability when dispensing assembly fluids. The SmartDispenser® Two Component Fluid Dispenser is now available for use with any 50ml or 75ml two component cartridge...

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The Benefits of Utilizing Mobile Apps in Manufacturing

Mobile app usage for personal use is now commonplace. As people have grown accustomed to using apps on their personal devices, they are also more comfortable using them for business use. Times have changed. Apps are no longer a new technology that employees might resist or be hesitant to use. In fact, the opposite is true. The young workforce is seeking out technology-forward companies that have fully integrated modern technology into their process. People use tablets and smartphones every day, and...

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