Manufacturers of products ranging from military airplanes to lawnmowers all have something in common; each needs to be confident that their product can withstand the environmental conditions that their materials and components might be exposed to.
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is pleased to present its Innovation Summit in Irvine, CA, March 13-14. Leading industry innovators and longtime lean and innovation advocates will converge at the Irvine Marriot to share exclusive insider knowledge with attendees.
Green manufacturing doesn’t have to involve solar power and wind turbines. It can be turning equipment to a lower setting when not in use, switching the lighting, or even changing a plant’s operating hours in order to save electricity.
Materials are designed to withstand the environment and stress to which they will be subjected. The properties of a material or component involve not only the elemental composition but manufacturing processes such as heat treatment and machining processes.