Other Dimensions

Pass, Fail or Uncertain?


Last year at this time I wrote a column in which I criticized the practice of having calibration labs make acceptance decisions in their reports.

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From The Editor

Manufacturing Tomorrow

Reading about the industry and its future.

As I write this, America has just reelected a president, celebrated a holiday of family and probably too many mashed potatoes, and started preparing for the New Year. By the time you read this, the country will be beginning resolution season.

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Vision & Sensors - Color Analysis

Choose the Appropriate Vision System

Modern manufacturing calls for accurate inspection methods.

Machine vision is an integral part of the manufacturing process for many different industries. Manufacturers ensure the safety, consistency and integrity of the products produced through proper inspection, while being assured that defective parts are rejected from the production line.

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Year-to-Date U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 5.3% Over 2011

These numbers and all data in this report are based on the totals of actual data reported by companies participating in the USMTO program.

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Test & Inspection

Assessing Surface Functionality

There are many different ways to measure and analyze surfaces.
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Auto Parts Manufacturer Shifts into Overdrive with M-Files Cloud Vault

A cloud-based document management system eases the IT burden and empowers a mobile sales force at Racing Industries.
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1,200 New Jobs for Ford Flat Rock Assembly Plant

Supporting its Fusion production growth plans, Ford is adding 1,200 jobs, a second production shift, and investing $555 million at the former AutoAlliance International plant, now the Flat Rock Assembly Plant, new U.S. production home of the 2013 Ford Fusion as well as the iconic Mustang.

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Management: The Green Advantage

Automakers know that environmentally sound, efficient manufacturing practices will please customers- and help business.
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Case Study: GM Cuts Inspection Time by 40%

Zeiss aids General Motors in the design and manufacture of custom probe tooling.
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2012 Automotive Industry Outlook to Improve

DETROIT-- PwC's automotive analyst group, Autofacts, says it expects 2012 global light vehicle assembly will exceed 79 million units, an increase of 6.8% from 2011's total. Although many market uncertainties
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