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What is the State of Industrial Computing in Manufacturing?

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Aug 3, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Industrial computing on the manufacturing floor has evolved since early commercial applications were installed across aerospace and automotive industries in the 1960s.

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Topics: industrial computer enclosure, manufacturing, manufacturing floor computer integration, Improve Manufacturing Productivity, US Manufacturing, UK manufacturing, industrial computing, Manufacturing Floor

Big Data Meets Big Oil: The Industrial Internet of Things Improving This Critical Industry

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Aug 2, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from our friends at Manufacturing Talk Radio. In this post they cover the impact of Big Data and the Industrial Internet of Things on the Oil Industry, while covering the importance of protecting computers used on oil rigs.

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Topics: computer enclosures, manufacturing, the internet of things, industrial internet of things, industrial computers, oil industry, big data

5 Rules to Follow For Buying a Quality Industrial Computer Enclosure

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Aug 1, 2016 12:00:00 PM

You need to protect computers, printers, touchscreen applications or LCD screens in an industrial environment. Researching industrial computer enclosures has left you spoilt for choice.

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Topics: industrial touch screen enclosures, industrial computer enclosure, industrial computing, industrial computer

How is Industrial Computing Shaping Warehouses of the Future?

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Jul 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Data collection and industrial computing are helping warehouse operations to realise their vision of logging, tracking and tracing everything as they pursue improved productivity. How are these key components shaping warehouse floors of the future? More importantly, how can they be maintained?

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Topics: Shop floor data collection, industrial touch screen enclosures, industrial computer enclosure, data collection, warehouse operations, industrial computing

Can Digital Manufacturing Revive Youth Interest in Manufacturing Jobs?

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Jul 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Frankly, the education system, parents and the manufacturing industry itself have played their part in dissuading today’s youth from pursuing a career in manufacturing. Can the age of digital manufacturing revive youth interest in manufacturing as a career?

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Topics: industrial computer enclosure, digital manufacturing, manufacturing career

10 Qualities of an Industrial Computing Enclosure Worth Buying

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Jul 20, 2016 11:00:00 AM

With more and more industrial facilities depending on computer-controlled systems, protecting those capital assets has become a big deal. Operations managers and industrial buyers are under pressure to identify solutions that can defend computers against the rigors of industrial use.

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Topics: industrial computer enclosure, computer integration, industrial buyers, computer-aided manufacturing

Brexit and UK manufacturing: What are the positives?

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Jul 18, 2016 11:00:00 AM

As a manufacturer of industrial computer enclosures used across Europe, June’s ‘Brexit’ vote will certainly raise challenges for Armagard and the wider manufacturing industry.

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Topics: industrial computer enclosure, Exporting, Improve Manufacturing Productivity, European Union, UK manufacturing, Brexit

How to Prevent Computers Becoming a Contaminant in Food Manufacturing

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Jun 27, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Computers have become a key asset in food production processes. However, they represent a contamination risk in terms of gathering dust and food residue.

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Topics: food manufacturing, stainless steel enclosures, food contamination

How to Improve Manufacturing Productivity through the Medium of Touch

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Jun 20, 2016 11:00:00 AM

For generations, the plight of manufacturers has been to improve manufacturing productivity. Why? Because manufacturing ‘lives or dies’ based on its ability to make concepts a reality as quickly as possible, at low-cost and without compromising on quality. In an age of computer-based manufacturing, what does improving productivity look like?

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Topics: manufacturing, Improve Manufacturing Productivity, touchscreen computer, touchscreen enclosures, harsh environments, shop floor, touchscreens

Why the US Manufacturing Industry Needs More Positivity Injected

Posted by Daniel Waldron on Jun 6, 2016 8:00:00 AM

The web is littered with news stories ‘attacking’ the state of the US manufacturing industry, while the positives rarely receive coverage.

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Topics: computer enclosures, Improve Manufacturing Productivity, US manufacturers, US Manufacturing, Reshoring, Manufacturing Floor

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