At United Grinding’s 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.
The International Manufacturing Technology Show can be an exercise in wish fulfillment for many machine shops and other manufacturers, hoping to find the one tool or machine, or program that will resolve some ongoing problem. For others, the dream is even grander, like embracing the networking capability that will simplify maintenance or speed the enterprise’s fulfillment of the Internet of Things vision. One of the emerging disciplines of manufacturing technology is ...
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