TITLE

AUTOFACT '88

PUB. DATE
October 1988
SOURCE
Design News;10/17/88, Vol. 44 Issue 20, p147
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) exposition, Autofact '88, in Chicago, Illinois. Companies will exhibit more than 60 categories of CIM technology. Autofact '88 unites the automation industry to produce diverse solutions to the challenges of productivity, cost control and competition.
ACCESSION #
19082782

 

Related Articles

  • {news of the world}.  // Control Solutions International;Apr2003, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p6 

    Reports on various issues and events related to process and manufacturing automation as of April 2003. Debut of INTERKAMA China trade fair organized by Messe Düsseldorf China; Acquisition of RAMiX Inc. by GE Fanuc Automation North America; Specifications released by the PXI Systems Alliance.

  • Get with the program. Berardinis, Larry // Motion System Design;Feb2007, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p6 

    The author reflects on programmable automation of manufacturing processes in various automobile and bicycle industries in the U.S. He claims that through such automation, such industries are being upgraded due to scalability, and reduced entry costs and labor. He believes that as automation...

  • Getting involved with an ISA section. Merten, Mat // InTech;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p40 

    The author relates his experience on getting involved in the Oak Ridge Section of the International Society of Automation (ISA) in Tennessee. He volunteered as its program chair and helped organized monthly technical meetings. He was also involved in For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...

  • News.  // Engineering & Technology (17509637);Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p17 

    The article offers news briefs related to automation in Great Britain. In a demonstration hosted by Abingdon-based Oxis Energy, a driverless electric passenger shuttle has been put through its paces which supplied the advanced battery technology for the French-built vehicle. According to Steve...

  • Jacro Automation Control Systems. Roe, Brian J. // Cinema Technology;Oct1997, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p14 

    The article offers information on the Jacro Automation systems that is related to the cinematography industry. Since its implementation in 1993, the facilities and options available were developed significantly. The benefits of the system include very high system reliability, ease of...

  • 7 Steps of Automation Project Success. McCarthy, David // Plant Engineering;Dec2011, Vol. 65 Issue 10, Special section pAIG12 

    The article presents the steps to the success of the automation project in the manufacturing industry in the U.S. The steps include develop a realistic schedule, selecting a qualified supplier and conduct progress checks and a formal factory acceptance test before installation. It mentions that...

  • Complex system for fixture selection, modification, and design. Vukelic, Djordje; Zuperl, Uros; Hodolic, Janko // International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology;Dec2009, Vol. 45 Issue 7/8, p731 

    Researching the possibilities for fixture design aided by computers has been in the sphere of interest of a number of authors worldwide for a longer period. Research results have led to the precise and systematized knowledge on the possibilities offered by computer application in fixture design...

  • Gadget Cares for Your Best Friend.  // Design News;3/17/2008, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p104 

    The article reports on the introduction of the automated doggy door system in the U.S. It is said that Markus Lutz and his team of students at Colorado State University created this system that reads the dog's collar and opens the doggy door. Moreover, the door can also be opened by a step...

  • What is Automation? Moore, Jack // InTech;Jul2003 Supplement, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p1 

    Explains that instrumentation and control technologies are the building blocks of a developing automation profession. Contention that automation was started out of a need to bridge the industrial age with the information age; Role of instrumentation professionals in the development of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics