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  • BLOG
    No one feels the pain of ensuring manufacturing business processes run smoothly more than the plant or facility manager of a modern factory. It is their responsibility to make sure quality products get to market inexpensively and on time. When it comes to guaranteeing product defects do not leave the factory, facility and plant managers […]

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    Change is not always easy. When it comes to factory operations, even a simple change can introduce all sorts of risks and uncertainty. Most companies experience project-oriented issues, such as missed due dates, overtime, and cost overruns. Factory changes can also negatively impact quality, reduce production efficiency, and other create other problems that may themselves […]

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    Are you ready to save your factory millions of dollars annually in change management costs? Keep reading. Smart factory owners, operation managers and manufacturing executives constantly look for better ways to meet project budgets, deadlines, target production rate/volume, and lead time while achieving and maintaining product quality after factory changes. Facility and plant managers must […]

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    The first two decades of the 21st century have seen big changes in the manufacturing industry. Technological innovation has led to new manufacturing techniques and processes that have brought with them a range of benefits. Smart factories are set to become the new normal. Smart factories use technology to create interconnected processes, data and AI-driven […]

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    There’s little doubt that the manufacturing industry is undergoing some seismic changes at the moment. Technological advances in automation, computing power and communications (the 4th industrial revolution) have made intelligent manufacturing and smart factories a reality. In a nutshell, smart factories employ advanced technology to optimize planning, production, transportation, and management processes. A recent report […]

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    Over the years there have been plenty of false dawns with supposedly ‘revolutionary’ technology. Segways and maglev trains were supposed to revolutionize transport. Sony mini-discs were quickly superseded by the iPod. It’s easy to become skeptical when you hear about the next big thing. But some innovations are so powerful that it’s apparent they will […]

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    The modern manufacturing world is one that changes rapidly. Advances in technology and the effects of global trade mean that you must constantly look to reduce costs and increase productivity to stay one step ahead of the competition. Autodesk FeatureCAM is one of the tools that can really make a significant difference to your bottom […]

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    Product design and development in the 21st century is very much driven by technology. Gone are the days of hand-drawn sketches, a lengthy prototype and testing stage, and a completely separate fabrication process. Manufacturing has evolved considerably over the past few years, with a new generation of CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) software […]

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    A quiet revolution has been taking place across manufacturing in recent years, especially in the field of machining molds, tools, and parts. CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machines have become more advanced, with increased precision and control. The software behind these changes has started to utilize smart manufacturing techniques with the incorporation of cloud computing and […]

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    Robotic automation and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) are rapidly changing the way traditional manufacturing processes are carried out. Traditionally, many manufacturing companies have been rather slow to embrace change, especially in certain industries, for a variety of reasons. One of the main objections is the cost of implementation. Autodesk, with its powerful range of CAM and […]