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A few months ago a customer and I met to discuss their Industry 4.0 & IIoT pilot project. We discussed technology options and ways to collect data from the existing manufacturing process. Options like reading the data directly from the … Continue reading
What are the key components to being successful when implementing Industrial IoT? There are three major components to consider when beginning your pilot project for Industry 4.0: Strategy, Data & Action. With a clear understanding of each of these components, … Continue reading
As we wrap up our second annual manufacturing day event at Balluff (Oct 7th 2016), I am motivated to see so many kids and adults excited about manufacturing. This is an amazing industry to be a part of and as … Continue reading
(If you aren’t sure what Industry 4.0 or IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) are, take a look at these previous blog entries.) I’m amazed at all the research published each week presenting the value Industry 4.0 and IIoT are bringing … Continue reading
Ask 10 engineers working in Food & Beverage manufacturing what “washdown” means to them and you will probably get about 12 answers. Ask them why they wash down equipment and a more consistent answer appears, everyone is concerned about making … Continue reading
As we wrap up the old and begin to open up the new, let’s take a moment to reflect on what this past year has brought us. Apart from the triumphs and the hard lost battles, we want to bring … Continue reading
Wow! Talk about a fun, energizing and educational event for employees, students and the community. Balluff just completed our first year participating in Manufacturing Day as a host company. We had over 100 students, kids, parents, teachers, customers and retirees … Continue reading
In automated manufacturing, part quality issues are a weekly discussion and this continues to be true in most weld shops across North America. One of the more common issues that I encounter in discussions with customers involves nuts being welded … Continue reading