Disruptive manufacturing The effects of 3D printing

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing as it’s often called, is a manufacturing process that has been developing steadily since 1984. Founded by Charles Hull, the process allows three-dimensional objects to be printed from digital data. Much like the time when the Homebrew Computer Club was founded in 1975, society is now at a period where a new technological disruption is being born: 3D printing.

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Active Power solves customer problems for data centers, health care, and industrial and manufacturing operations. Founded in 1992, Active Power designs and manufactures uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and modular infrastructure solutions that deliver 40% lower total cost of ownership, are 12 times less likely to fail, and reduce environmental impact by 90%. These profound benefits enable our customers to achieve their budget, availability, and sustainability goals.

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Why Smart Manufacturing May Be The Key To Success

whitePaper | December 14, 2021

This paper provides insight and analysis based on research and survey data on the evolving automotive supply chain and the emergence of smart manufacturing associated with industry mega trends, in particular the escalating shift to electric vehicles (EV). The automotive industry is the crucible for so many of the fundamental changes that are taking place in manufacturing because of technology convergence.

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How are Manufacturers Investing in AI?

whitePaper | April 6, 2020

Manufacturers are investing heavily in artificial intelligence. One global forecast projects 49.5 percent annual growth of AI investments among manufacturing companies. Investments, though, require a use case. Where in their organizations will manufacturers focus? According to a 2019 study by IFS found that more than 90 percent of manufacturers are planning investments in AI. It also gathered insights on exactly what use cases manufacturers are planning projects around. Of the more than 600 respondents, 383 were in manufacturing.

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IMPROVE EQUIPMENT AVAILABILITY

whitePaper | July 1, 2020

The auto move manufacturer had incurred significant financial losses and struggled in denying methods in which they could optimize their excising operons and align with corporate Industry 4.0 incaves. They experienced bo@leneck operons that caused unplanned down me and had increasing scrap rates due to a lack of process visibility

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Pacing the Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Revolution

whitePaper | August 1, 2020

Imagine the power of a process model that defines the pace of your production. Imagine process mining insights, which allow you to feel the pulse of actual process performance. Imagine a digital twin as a virtual representation of your manufacturing processes. Imagine a single software which - at the same time - enables a more collaborative approach, with all members of the workforce working towards performance improvement, reducing waste & defects. Now stop imagining... that reality is here.

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How to effectively design, sell, and deliver configured products

whitePaper | August 12, 2020

For industrial machinery and equipment manufacturers, delivering personalized, unique products is the key to doing business in an increasingly competitive environment. Read this best practice guide to learn how you can increase sales and reduce costs through. Facilitated configuration, quoting, order management, and customer communication utilizing CPQ automation

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Compact 2D/3D Laser scanners with integrated controller reinvigorate profile measurements

whitePaper | August 1, 2020

The latest generation of scanCONTROL 30xx laser scanners is extremely powerful, precise and individually adaptable. The scanners are used for high-precision 2D / 3D profile and gap measurements in automation, production monitoring and quality control. For demanding surfaces such as red-hot objects or transparent objects, the patented blue laser scanners are ideally suited. This White Paper shows various applications examples and explains more about the benefits of high performance scanners.

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Active Power

Active Power solves customer problems for data centers, health care, and industrial and manufacturing operations. Founded in 1992, Active Power designs and manufactures uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and modular infrastructure solutions that deliver 40% lower total cost of ownership, are 12 times less likely to fail, and reduce environmental impact by 90%. These profound benefits enable our customers to achieve their budget, availability, and sustainability goals.

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