Quality Plant Management
March 28, 2016
Mobile robot colleagues on wheels increase productivity and worker safety at Scott Fetzer Electrical Group The fleet of Universal Robots will now receive daily work orders to solve ever-changing tasks with high mix - low volume electronics manufacturer Scott Fetzer Electrical Group (SFEG) in Tennessee. The collaborative robots have optimized production by 20 percent, taking over monotonous and potentially hazardous tasks from employees now reallocated to more rewarding jobs.
March 16, 2016
Cloud computing continues to transform the ERP landscape
By Andrew Brooks
In the early days of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, one of the main complaints customers had was that the sheer scale and complexity of the software made implementation difficult and error-prone. Early failure rates were high. And small to mid-sized enterprises were left out; these costly, massive, one-size fits-all solutions were beyond the reach of all but the largest customers.
February 15, 2016
by Andrew Brooks
The Problem: Sourcing parts for an aging CMM
The Solution: Bring a new CMM on board
June 5, 2015
A surge in employment in the manufacturing sector helped Canada's economy gain 58,000 jobs in May, the biggest gain in employment in seven months, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada.
May 27, 2015
Two Quebec businesses are partnering to create a turnkey 3D scanning solution for automated quality control applications.