These days, the focus is on agent-based operations on the factory floor.
AI can still help fill the gap in the skills and knowledge that are increasingly lacking on the factory floor as the number of equipment operators drops and more manufacturing engineers leave the field through attrition.
As these different workers confronted each other on the factory floor, they occasionally met with each other and traded personal and social affronts and insults.
The respectable manhood of the postwar era rested on the gradual consolidation of the civilized relationship between corporations and unions and the patriarchal exclusion of women from auto work and the racial separation of black men on the factory floor.
Practical jokes and horseplay (23) frequently resulted in angry altercations between men on the factory floor.
With more than 95 years experience on the factory floor
, MARKEM delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes.
Ethernet is a network communication standard that increases the flexibility and mobility of equipment placement on the factory floor.
In addition the Ethernet network allows enterprise decision makers to view the data collected on the factory floor in real time," explained Tim Triplett, Moldflow's executive vice president and general manager, Manufacturing Solutions.
A leading global designer and supplier of metal-based components, assemblies and modules for the automotive industry, Metaldyne chose FACTIVITY from Cleveland-based MDSS to significantly improve its ability to monitor and control activities on the factory floor
at its Hamburg, MI and St.
The installation of Wyse Windows terminals has also empowered Champion to reduce its operating and management costs and minimize downtime on the factory floor.
Wyse's server-centric solutions provide additional advantages for IT administrators who face the challenge of managing and maintaining their computing infrastructure without stopping production on the factory floor.
The coalition is implementing and testing a computer aided manufacturing exchange (CAMX), a series of standards that are based on extensible markup language (XML) and define how and what information is exchanged on the factory floor
and throughout a manufacturing organization.
Cap Gemini America consultants will use FactoryLink ECS to enable the development of a wide range of robust, real-time systems to acquire and monitor large amounts of information available on the factory floor
And it enables the flow of all real-time data collected on the factory floor
to anywhere else in the corporation because it supports TCP/IP as well as Internet and Intranet protocols via Wonderware's Internet products.
We are very pleased that Wonderware has chosen SQL Server as a key component of its Factory Suite of application software products and that they are leading the charge to put SQL Server on the factory floor
," Burton said.