At United Grindingrsquos Studer factory in Thun Switzerland a reconfigured production system incorporates all manufacturing operations for the entire product portfolio into one assembly line which the machine tool builder noted is improving its ability to meet specific customer demands and delivery requirements quickly and efficiently
While developers like Universal Robotics have pioneered collaborative robots for manufacturing Lockheed Martin has taken the position that autonomous or semiautonomous robots working with people will require technology that is capable of mastering ldquoperception processing power and planningrdquo  mdash the Four Prsquos
Today industrial machinery operators are typically educated well trained and encouraged to make suggestions Personnel throughout the organization need to be computer literate and able to make wellinformed decisions based on data and logic
IoT, Internal Cylindrical Grinding, Tool-Wear Optimization and 10 More New Ideas for Machine Shops
10 New Ideas for Machining, Tooling, Programming, and Machine Shop Operations
11 Great Ideas for Machine Shops
Technology is transforming manufacturing into something completely different than what it was 10 years ago mdash and is quickly changing the expectations for individual manufacturers and their workers
12 New Ideas for Programming, Tooling, Turning, and More
10 Great New Ideas for Programming, Tooling, Machining, etc.
ITM skills are focused on maintaining troubleshooting and improving complex machines and automation systems including multiaxis machines conveying operations robotics and hydraulic systems