Archive for the ‘Automotive’ Category

Prioritizing Digital Transformation by Value to Customer

Posted in Automotive, Industrial IoT on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. No comments yet
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I’m in Orlando, Florida the next several days at the 2019 ARC Industry Forum. It’s a great opportunity to hear what’s on the minds of IT and OT (Operational Technology) executives as they take advantage of the digital technologies to drive improved performance. Key conversations will include cybersecurity, digital transformation, and the use of artificial […]

Plastic Parts Assembly—Adhesives or Welding?

Posted in Automotive, Welding, Assembly & Cleaning on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018. No comments yet
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From sleek, curvy headlights on fancy automobiles to built-for-purpose designs such as earbuds, medical devices and consumer packaging, plastics are part of our daily lives. Adhesives have typically been used in assembling these plastic parts into their finished form. In an Appliance Design article, Adhesives or Welding for Plastic Part Assembly? [free site registration required], […]

Aluminum Coming After Steel in Automobiles?

Posted in Automotive, Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, February 17th, 2014. 3 comments so far
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Automobiles and steel have gone hand in hand over the decades. Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo of the Metals and Mining industry team shares news of aluminum ascendency. Every January the North America International Auto Show is celebrated in Detroit, where the leaders of the auto industry announce new trends and improvements to their products. In […]

Applying Layer of Protection Analysis to Driving Automobiles

Posted in Automotive, Safety, Technologies on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Anand Iyer applies process safety thinking to automobiles. Statistics put highway accidents as the largest human killer. More people die in automobile accidents than in the wars of the modern world, nuclear power plants or process plants. We have put in a lot of knowledge and processes into process plant technologies to make them […]