August 2021

2021 | August 2021 | Engineering & Design | In FocusFarming For the Future: New Developments, Facilities and Labor PracticesCLAAS of America

2021 | August 2021 | Engineering & Design | In Focus

Farming For the Future: New Developments, Facilities and Labor Practices

CLAAS of America

In an era marked by changing climates and a rising global population, the world’s food producers need new tools to raise efficiency and output. From its U.S. headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, CLAAS of America is dedicated to its mission of improving efficiency and reducing losses using over a century of industrial experience. With new machines, new facilities, and new leadership, CLAAS and its North American division offer the latest in farming machinery.

2021 | August 2021 | Electronics & Components | In FocusCelebrating 75 Years of Innovation and Employee RelationsColumbia Plastics

2021 | August 2021 | Electronics & Components | In Focus

Celebrating 75 Years of Innovation and Employee Relations

Columbia Plastics

Last year marked the seventy-fifth anniversary of Columbia Plastics, a family-owned, custom injection moulding company based in Surrey, British Columbia. Unfortunately, the advent of COVID-19 meant that birthday celebrations, as well as the company’s traditional summer barbeque and Christmas events, were cancelled in 2020. While staff parties are fun, putting the health and welfare of its workforce came first.

2021 | August 2021 | In Focus | Modern Methods & MaterialsFinding the Perfect Precision Grinding Machine Needn’t Be a GrindDCM Tech

2021 | August 2021 | In Focus | Modern Methods & Materials

Finding the Perfect Precision Grinding Machine Needn’t Be a Grind

DCM Tech

To navigate the precise and demanding field of precision grinding, an experienced touch is often required. As a result of the need for manufacturers to meet tight specifications, it can be difficult for businesses to locate and acquire the machines that fit their specific needs. In Winona, Minnesota, DCM Tech is proving that machines that are good for grinding are good for business.

2021 | August 2021 | In FocusLean Manufacturing meets Industry 4.0Combining Today’s Manufacturing with the Technology of Tomorrow

2021 | August 2021 | In Focus

Lean Manufacturing meets Industry 4.0

Combining Today’s Manufacturing with the Technology of Tomorrow

The practice of lean manufacturing is one that has been in place across the world for over a century and has had a positive track-record across companies and industries reliant on manufacturing processes for both customer satisfaction and business success. The process may ultimately face obsolescence over time but, in tying together with a new focus towards automation and interconnectedness in business, it may find new life altogether.

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