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Automation/Robotics

Akella on the Intersection of AI & Manual Assembly Ops

While there is an on-going pursuit of automation, Prasad Akella and his colleagues at Drishti Technologies believe there are big benefits to be gained by improving manual operations by using the power of AI

Assembly

Why INEOS Is Smart

The start-up vehicle manufacturer buys a plant from Mercedes in France
#Geely #Daimler #MercedesBenz

Assembly

Increasing Use of Structural Adhesives in Automotive

Can you glue a car together? Frank Billotto of DuPont Transportation & Industrial discusses the major role structural adhesives can play in vehicle assembly.
#Polestar #DuPont

Steel

2021 Nissan Rogue: Five Ways They’ve Improved the Brand’s Best Seller

It is the ever-vexing challenge: Making something popular better—with what it takes to get new customers without alienating the existing ones. 
#Nissan

Automation/Robotics

Cobots: 14 Things You Need to Know

What jobs do cobots do well? How is a cobot programmed? What’s the ROI? We asked these questions and more to four of the leading suppliers of cobots. 

Automation/Robotics

Industrial Robot Use Hits All-Time High

U.S. robot use in 2019 up but slowed. China dominates deployment
#tech

Assembly

Mack Making Medium-Duty Trucks in Roanoke

Mack has been absent from the medium-duty market since 2002. Now it is back with two new medium-duties
#Mack Trucks

Additive Manufacturing

Eaton Accelerates Use of Industry 4.0 Tech in Wake of COVID-19

Making the most of emerging manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies during the pandemic
#covid-19 #Microsoft #Eaton

Internet of Things

Mercedes Launches Extensive Digital Production Platform

Company plans to achieve 15% efficiency improvement through connecting sensors—and everything in between—to the Cloud
#MercedesBenz

Internet of Things

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?
#Nissan #Infiniti #facilities