DATA-DRIVEN MANUFACTURING

Data-Driven Manufacturing

After Machine Monitoring, Is Machining Learning the Next Step? Getting Ready for AI in Manufacturing

Is artificial intelligence coming to machine shops? Automatically gathering data is already widespread. Automatically analyzing data is likely the next step. One book offers a useful perspective on what this will and will not mean.
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CNC & Machine Controls

Video: What Will 5G Mean for Machining?

Faster wireless data transfer could bring new possibilities to machining processes. Modern Machine Shop’s "Data Matters" columnist Matt Danford talks about the manufacturing role for 5G.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

Siemens Manage MyMachines Offers Entry-Level CNC Machine Monitoring

Siemens’ Manage MyMachines is a cloud-based platform as a service enabling full tracking of machine kinematics as well as production data.

Shop Management Software

CNC Machine Shop Reaps Benefits of Hiring an IT Person

A database guru combined off-the-shelf technology with an elaborate proprietary shop management software to drive efficiency throughout all areas of a machine shop.
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Data Enables Machines to Tell Their Own Stories

These examples reveal how a data collection system has minimized machine tool downtime and costs while simultaneously offering valuable insights into a shop’s processes.

Developing a Platform for Data-Driven Manufacturing

With the eventual goal of adding machine condition monitoring, this company began by installing an ERP system as a foundation to build upon, flattening the learning curve with each step toward achieving increased process oversight.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

Can Sharing CNC Data Lift the Machining Industry?

Masses of anonymous metrics arrive ahead of even the leading economic indicators and help machine shops benchmark performance.
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Data-Driven Manufacturing

In a Machine Shop, the Labor of Lean is Data-Driven

Approximating single-piece flow in a job shop environment requires an ongoing commitment to analyzing and acting on evidence. 
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Manufacturing Data Collection and Management Transforms Swiss Shop

A New Hampshire high-volume precision solutions manufacturer and an innovative software solutions provider have collaborated in upgrading the shop’s data collection and organization methods, maximizing output and competitiveness.

Data-Driven Manufacturing

What Makes Smart Robots Smart?

How manufacturing technology “thinks,” and the extent to which it should, are critical considerations in applying artificial intelligence intelligently.
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