Manufacturing Technology

Advanced Manufacturing: A New Narrative

September 15, 2023

Advanced Manufacturing: A New Narrative
Global megatrends are creating increasingly frequent disruptions to economies and organizations, which in turn are reshaping global value chains and pushing industries and manufacturing to transform themselves. These megatrends include geopolitical tensions and economic instabilities, climate change, technology integration and changing people dynamics.

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Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector. Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – customised services (maintenance, modernisation,…) and infrastructure and signalling solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated railway systems. It recorded sales of €6.9 billion and booked €10.6 billion of orders in the 2015/16 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 31,000 people today.

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You can’t fix what you can’t see on the factory floor

whitePaper | April 13, 2021

The Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is the channel of information from the shop floor to the top floor in a manufacturing organization. An Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) is often not enough to understand what is actually happening in the factory.

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Manufacturing Sector Net Zero Roadmap

whitePaper | January 20, 2022

The roadmap commitments now indicate the manufacturing industry’s readiness to work towards net zero. There are however conditions required for the manufacturing sector to reach the net zero goal and fully realise the opportunities presented by the net zero ambition. A deeply or fully decarbonised power supply, reliable, in sufficiency and at a reasonable cost is one of these conditions. This includes the development of a hydrogen network that reaches not only industrial clusters but also dispersed manufacturing sites.

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Smart Factories for Small to Medium Manufacturers: How to get from Here to There

whitePaper | February 25, 2023

In the swarm of buzzwords surrounding today’s manufacturing sector, the “Smart Factory” or “Factory of the Future” buzz is especially prominent. In this white paper featuring experts from Siemens Digital Industries Software, we’ll unpack the meaning of the term, examine key considerations in understanding its value and explore a few important takeaways for how to take advantage of these technologies, including for small and medium businesses (SMBs).

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Design for Additive Manufacturing with PolyJet

whitePaper | August 18, 2020

As with other manufacturing techniques, the 3D printing process can be challenging and demands a level of expertise and familiarization. This guide aims to help designers produce quality and cost-effective parts on Stratasys PolyJet 3D systems. The guide provides information for both new and experienced users. The topics covered in this guide describe tools and methods for optimizing design features, strength, and durability of printed parts, and ensuring that the parts meet your expectations.

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Why Deck 7

whitePaper | January 1, 2020

With over 2,800 campaigns each year delivered through a team of 300+ digital, data, and technology specialists, Deck 7 is a first resource for B2B demand generation services for marketers worldwide. Clients leverage Deck 7’s multichannel content marketing services and Media 7’s network of 30+ online publications for content syndication to engage over 95 million buyers across 16 industries and 120+ countries.

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Tailoring digital thread in manufacturing

whitePaper | March 23, 2023

The fourth industrial revolution is transforming the manufacturing industry as we speak. Industry 4.0 is digitally driven, and like all other revolutions, the transformation did not happen overnight. Since the first personal computer on a factory floor in 1970s, computer-aided design has developed and matured exponentially. Strategically eective evolutionary steps has resulted in productivity and eciency gains in manufacturing. We live in the Industry 4.0 era, characterized by the digitization of manufacturing processes. Inevitably, today, information plays a significant role for an enterprise transformation. Data on how the product’s design and manufacturing information is authored, exchanged, and processed is critical to competitiveness. Information ‘silos’ for various life cycle processes are gradually connected to form a digital thread of information, envisioned to integrate and drive modern product design, manufacturing, and product support service processes.

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Spotlight

Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the railway sector. Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – customised services (maintenance, modernisation,…) and infrastructure and signalling solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated railway systems. It recorded sales of €6.9 billion and booked €10.6 billion of orders in the 2015/16 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 31,000 people today.

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