The Pandemic has Forced the Manufacturing Sector to Recognize the Transformative Potential of Automation

Industrial Automation

In the midst of an uncertain economic environment, while the world is moving towards new modes of functioning during the pandemic, many have argued that the implementation of automation will play an important role in meeting challenges in manufacturing. With social distancing continuing to play a crucial role in curbing the spread of the virus,Read More

Cobots: Paving the Way for Intelligent Collaboration Between Humans and Robots

Collaboration between humans and robots

The following blog is based on an article by Mr. Mohsin Dalvi, under the guidance Dr, Shital S. Chiddarwar, Department of Mechanical engineering, VNIT Nagpur. Industrial robots are capable of performing repetitive tasks with accuracy, high speed, and endurance. Humans, on the other hand, possess the    creativity and dexterity necessary to understand and adaptRead More

Where is Manufacturing Headed with the ‘Internet of Things’?

IoT in Manufacturing

The Internet of Things has completely broken down barriers in various industries. This transformative quality of IoT is all the more pronounced in Manufacturing, carrying with it a capability to introduce dynamic and interconnected systems of operations and monitoring in the place of traditionally linear ones. To facilitate IoT and industrial IoT, manufacturing facilities haveRead More

Navigating the Current Digital Transformation in Manufacturing: Identifying the Gaps

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The ongoing discourse on advanced manufacturing technologies during the COVID19 pandemic has shone light on the fact we have entered the era of complete digitization. Overnight, governments, business, health care providers, even educational institutions have moved their operations online. As citizens and consumers, we are slowly growing accustomed to new levels of tele-working and tele-communications,Read More

Exploring Digital Twin (part 2)

Exploring digital twin

The following blog on Digital Twin is a continuation of an earlier article: Digital Twin: What is it, and What is it useful for? Smart Factory covers the following aspects of the Digital Twin concept: Digital Twin Product with Product Manufacturing. Digital Twin Production with Integrated Manufacturing System Digital Twin Performance with Industrial IoT SystemRead More

Digital Twin: What is it, and What is it useful for?

Digital twin in engineering

Digitization has left a significant mark on the world economy, opening up possibilities previously unimaginable. Today, successful companies are leveraging the opportunities offered by complete digitization, to great effect: lowered costs, improved quality, individualized production, improved flexibility, faster response to customer and market demands, and greater adaptability to new business models. We are in theRead More

Upgrading Your Skills in Advanced Manufacturing Technologies: Does Professional Certification Matter?

Upgrade your skills

Learning how to implement new skills is, without a doubt, the most important tool to solidify your place in an organization and eventually become successful in your career. Whether it’s a new career opportunity or climbing the ladder to a senior role within your organization, upgrading your skills enhances your value, helps you establish credibility,Read More

Blended Learning Paves the Way for Future of Skill Development

Blended learning

E-Learning has had a massive surge in popularity in recent years, with institutions and organizations gradually grasping its transformative power. Today, a number of schools are offering online programs – and individual students greatly benefit from the opportunity to actively search until they find one that meets their needs.  Unlike traditional classroom learning opportunities, onlineRead More

Industry 4.0: Heralding a New Era of Digitization

Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory Automation

Digital manufacturing has transformed the nature of the modern workplace, revolutionizing the global economy in the process. Today, the success of enterprises is largely determined by their foresight in capitalizing on new opportunities at the right time – this puts the spotlight on exploring possibilities offered by complete digitalization.  The end result is lowered costs,Read More