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Work Order Tracker SmartApp

Tracking work orders, reducing human errors, documenting traceability. This SmartApp™ does it all. Make your SmartDispenser® even smarter with SmartApps™ from Fishman®. A major manufacturer of medical devices using the SmartDispenser® fluid dispensing system wanted the ability to track how many parts are made per work order, and to use that information to document traceability. We did for them what we have done for many of our customers, we created a SmartApp™ that would add a specific...

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The Benefits of Automated Quality Inspection

On your shop floor, who is responsible for verifying product quality? What was once handled by production line operators or quality technicians is now handled by automated quality inspection systems. For manufacturers across all industries an inspection system and process can be highly customized in order to meet specific machinery needs.There are multiple, additional benefits of an automated quality inspection system over the outdated, manual process. Here’s a look at what the...

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Anything They Can Do, We Can Do…And Much Better: Fluids Dispensed by The SmartDispenser®

The SmartDispenser® is Fishman Corporation’s answer to the fluid dispensing problems that are caused by air pressure. It utilizes AirFree® linear-drive dispense technology to achieve the highest repeatability when dispensing assembly fluids. SmartDispenser® AirFree® technology provides users with a consistent, repeatable assembly fluid deposit worldwide which results in increased bottom line profits through higher productivity, fewer rejects, less fluid waste and lower production costs.The...

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4 Ways to Minimize Downtime in a Manufacturing Facility

In a manufacturing facility “downtime” can be a problem. Downtime means lost productivity and revenue along with increased stress. On a small scale, some downtime is to be expected, and may even be planned for. However, it’s best to keep it at a minimum.Are you looking to minimize downtime? Here are 4 steps to take to do so:Routine Preventative MaintenanceMaintenance shouldn’t...

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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...

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How Predictive Analytics is Improving Manufacturing

It’s true that manufacturers have access to more data today than ever. Not only that, but the amount of data available increases as new data technologies is developed. However, many manufacturers don’t utilize the data because they have don’t have strategies in place that will allow them to best use the information. Data is only valuable if it is properly analyzed and turned into actionable insights, which is the purpose of predictive analytics.Predictive analytics in a manufacturing environment...

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How to Build and Maintain an Awesome Manufacturing Team

A commonly discussed topic in manufacturing today is the perceived skills gap. The younger workforce is overlooking a career in manufacturing while experienced workers are leaving the industry to retire. This is creating a gap that the industry as a whole must work towards closing.As this happens, hiring and retaining the right candidates is critical in order to overcome the gap. Once employees come on board, you don’t want to lose them. Here are 5 ways to build and maintain an awesome manufacturing...

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How Fiber Optics Improves Shore Line Defense

Fiber optics technology has many applications in a variety of industries including communications, manufacturing, and defense. Compared to other technologies, fiber optics has fewer associated costs, higher bandwidth capacity, and saves energy. It also has an important usage in the defense industry. Here’s more information:

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Eliminate Air Pressure from Fluid Dispensing to Enjoy These Benefits

Are you thinking of changing your fluid dispensing system? Consider switching to an air-driven dispensing system! Making the switch from an air-driven fluid dispensing system to an AirFree® fluid dispensing system allows you to enjoy these important benefits:Mitigated RiskThere are so many problems associated with air driven fluid dispensers. Dirt and moisture particles that originate in the pipe between the air compressor and air dispenser mix with the assembly fluid. When...

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Save Thousands of Evaluation Dollars with the SmartDispenser®

Our competition believes that you need a full 30 days to evaluate their dispensing equipment. At Fishman®we think the majority of your time should be spent on building your product, not evaluating our equipment. Other Equipment Uses Unstable Compressed Air 30 days is an awful long time- so why 30 days? Our competition’s equipment is driven by unstable compressed air. Air pressure is constantly changing hourly within the facility and is never the same from one location to another. Due to these...

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