Given today's economic environment, quality in manufacturing is more important than ever. Visitors to Quality Expo Detroit, June 12-13, will find products from more than 250 exhibitors that can help them boost manufacturing quality. They will also be able to build their skills through technical sessions and workshops.
When General Motors Corp.'s Allison Transmission Div. (Indianapolis) began pilot production at a new plant in Baltimore early last year, the company encountered big problems with a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) used in its main housing and fabrication cell.
It can be rolled up and carried under a person's arm. It can be crumpled up like paper and it can be rolled over with an automobile tire. Of course, the last thing is what the pressure pad is made to do.