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  • Conducting smart energy

    January 11th 2019

    Energy management has been an important aspect of vehicle production for decades, but innovative new solutions that can be linked are proving extremely effective

  • Dashboard meeting

    January 11th 2019

    Switching from gantry line to a fleet of AGVs, an IAC facility near Liverpool has brought swift and smart adaptability to its instrument panel assembly process.

  • A clean winner

    January 8th 2019

    Coherent-ROFIN’s Frank Gäbler explains a new approach to laser welding problematic materials

  • Access to accuracy

    January 8th 2019

    When it comes to measurement in manufacturing, accuracy is critical. Rick Van Valkenburg, responsible for global sales and marketing at Perceptron, discusses the importance of accuracy when developing robot-based measurement systems for the automotive industry

  • The need for speed

    January 4th 2019

    Faster measurement times and precise data quality are the result of GOM’s new generation of 3D scanners

  • Smartly pressed

    January 3rd 2019

    OEMs and suppliers are teaming up to design and construct a state-of-art press shops, duly networked for an industry 4.0 approach

  • Testing times

    December 3rd 2018

    With the automotive industry in Europe implementing WLTP, new controls that replace NEDC rules on vehicle emission limits, AMS spoke to powertrain component specialists Cosworth to guage the impact of the incoming test regime

  • Passing the test

    December 3rd 2018

    As modern vehicles become more sophisticated, production testing technologies and processes need to keep up. Mike Farish looks at developments with both carmakers and tier suppliers

  • Laser-marking Data Matrix codes

    December 3rd 2018

    A Data Matrix code (DMC) is applied to many brake discs once they have been coated by Sprimag’s Coating Systems, making workpieces clearly identifiable and aiding the assembly process

  • The perfect finishing touch

    December 3rd 2018

    Turkish alloy wheel producer Cevher Wheels has invested in Graco Pro Xpc Auto electrostatic