Industrial Technology

Custom Built Technology. Who owns the technology?

With every passing year, the human interaction with machinery has become more entwined with the advent of advanced technology. The concept of custom-built machinery is spreading like a wildfire, and today the manufacturing sector is thriving on it. Manufacturing firms are more reliant on the custom-built machinery than ever before. The absence of tailored-made machines cripples the …

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3d plant simulation

3D Plant Simulation – Is it the Way of the Future?

With the increasing innovation, even the technologically crippled sector like manufacturing is beginning to IT assistance for success in the manufacturing and process control. With the rapid improvement in 3-D simulation, the manufacturing sector is relying heavily on 3-D plant simulation to reconstruct the behavior of complex systems. 3-D simulation is empowering the electrical and …

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5 Ways to Know You’re a Good Mechanical Engineer

There’s more to become a successful mechanical engineer than just obtaining the degree from a college. Contrary to the other disciplines, a mechanical engineer has a diverse portfolio of work which is not just limited to CAD or potential design improvements.  Being a successful mechanical engineer in the manufacturing sector is a grueling task, and we …

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Parts standardization

The Benefits of Parts Standardization for Manufacturing Maintenance

“If you think of standardization as the best that you know today, but which is to be improved tomorrow; you get somewhere.” –Henry Ford Talk to any CEO today, and he would cite standing out in the crowd as the highest business priority. Counter to the old school believe, part standardization is a winning strategy …

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Thomas Edison

How to become an industry leader by thinking like Thomas Edison

The aura of Edison is reflective of his awesomeness. In his quest to achieve success in every field, he advocated two principles –hard-work and the unwillingness to take anything for granted. And, today, the word ‘Thomas Edison’ is a metaphor used to describe clever and intelligent people. If ‘Thomas Edison were an old wine, you …

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Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 – Latest Technology

Industry 4.0 is the latest buzzword fascinating the manufacturing sector because it converges the two worlds, which so far have remained aloof from each other – Information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and digital industry. It connects the supply chain of a manufacturing firm and the ERP systems to the production line, enabling an integrated …

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wireless technology

Wireless Technology – Why should you use it in your plant?

With information on the move, gone are those days when a manager underwent a cardiac arrest on the shop floor because of a leak in the fuel tank. Today, factories, mines, and manufacturing plants are leveraging the benefits of automation and shifting towards smart factories. According to research, smart factories are likely to add $500 …

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