Ben and Steve discuss maintenance woes; how AMRs/IMRs get their charge and Ford’s AMR, Javier; shot peening metal AM parts; Canada’s first North American-made collaborative robot; and F1’s implementation of the latest inspection metrology.
At the recent IMTS Workshop in Chicago, AMT President Doug Woods presented the economic outlook for the manufacturing technology industry, and the news is promising. Explore opportunities for industry growth, the forecast for reshoring, and more.
The quality and fidelity of simulation have evolved so dramatically that many manufacturers don’t even know what is possible to accomplish using simulation.
These are tools to achieve an end such as a reduction in cost or new opportunities that lead to more revenue. But what happens when the results are less than expected?