Challenges and opportunities: Utilising the cloud to unlock manufacturing process efficiencies

ITProPortal | August 06, 2019

Challenges and opportunities: Utilising the cloud to unlock manufacturing process efficiencies
Today’s manufacturers face a stark choice: evolve their operations to achieve process efficiencies, or risk being left behind. The competitive global landscape poses challenges to manufacturers, but cloud technology presents the opportunity to unlock process efficiencies that drive competitive advantage. During a recent industry event, I spoke to a number of manufacturers about how they are addressing the challenges they face in today’s global market. UK manufacturers are faced with making ever more complex products as quickly and efficiently as possible, all whilst maintaining stringent quality controls. And if they can’t, competition from around the world is ready and waiting to swoop in and fill the gap.

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Making launch vehicles for NASA, the Air Force and commercial satellites, ULA knows 3D printing is a serious manufacturing tool. After acquiring two Fortus 900mc 3D Production Systems from Stratasys, ULA began the process of updating the Environmental Control System (ECS) duct on the Atlas V, which will launch with the new 3D component in 2016. The ECS duct is critical to the countdown sequence of a launch, delivering nitrogen to sensitive electronic components within the rocket booster.

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Making launch vehicles for NASA, the Air Force and commercial satellites, ULA knows 3D printing is a serious manufacturing tool. After acquiring two Fortus 900mc 3D Production Systems from Stratasys, ULA began the process of updating the Environmental Control System (ECS) duct on the Atlas V, which will launch with the new 3D component in 2016. The ECS duct is critical to the countdown sequence of a launch, delivering nitrogen to sensitive electronic components within the rocket booster.

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