Checkmate: Improving Profitability Through Better Use of Process Data
- Home Theater PCs. Derene, Glenn; Verducci, Anthony // Popular Mechanics;Jun2010, Vol. 187 Issue 6, p151
The article offers suggestions for self assembling a home theater computer. It advises not to use the keyboard and mouse with television computer, even if they are wireless. Instead of keyboard and mouse, it suggests the use of remotes, that are completely plug-and-play and require no software....
- Sharing success? // Works Management;Nov2001, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p8
Reports the status of engineering data processing among engineering and manufacturing companies in Great Britain. Inference to the survey of EADS Matravision; Implications of the companies software practices in the product development cycle; Views shared by Tim Illingworth, Matra Datavision UK MD.
- Standards lead the way to flexible batch processing. Polischuk, Tom // Food Engineering;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p35
Focuses on the advantage of flexible batch processing capabilities to manufacturers. Use of process equipment; Impact of Internet on batch manufacturing; Implementation of a flexible batch operation. INSET: International brewer inds the recipe for success.
- Maintaining your plant's health. Drakulich, Michael // Control Engineering;Sep99, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p127
Reports on `Control Engineering's 1999 Data Acquisition Study which looked at manufacturing data acquisition software. Applications; Platforms and operating systems used; Importance of selected features in purchasing decisions; Examples of data acquisition software.
- YAHOO TRIES HARDER BY GOING FOR "GEEK CRED" Carr, David F. // Baseline;Oct2007, Issue 77, p15
The article offers a report on Hadoop, an open source project that aims to replicate Google's techniques for storing and processing large amounts of data distributed across hundreds or thousands of commodity personal computers. According to the report, the project was recently sponsored by Yahoo...
- Ethernet and IP storm factory nets. Marsan, Carolyn Duffy // Network World;07/10/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p1
Discusses how standard network technology and the Internet are revolutionizing the factory floor. Use of TCP/IP over an Ethernet LAN at General Electric's Fanuc Automation plant; Migration of factory floor network protocols to Ethernet and TCP/IP; Predicted growth in the use of Ethernet in...
- MANY PROTOCOLS POPULATE FACTORY NETS. Marsan, Carolyn Duffy // Network World;07/10/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p79
Comments on networking technologies in manufacturing plants. Biggest challenge for manufacturers planning to migrate their factory floor networks to Ethernet and Internet protocols; Manufacturers' investment in legacy equipment; Special-purpose network protocols used by manufacturers.
- More power to you: Operators urged to strengthen kitchen systems by adopting new NAFEM protocol. McNutt, Leon // Nation's Restaurant News;11/26/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 48, p24
Focuses on the advantages of electronic data protocol from the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers in the United States. Provision of uniform information; Benefits in operations inventory, asset and labor management; Adoption of storecentric approach.
- No Paper Improves Bottom Line. // Welding Design & Fabrication;Mar2001, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p31
Describes the paperless manufacturing system used by John Deere de Mexico for its engine plant in Torreon, Mexico. Offering of real time interface between engineering support and manufacturing; Reduction of production lead times and inventory; Boosting of savings; Production support engineers'...