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December 06, 2017 - Volume 11 Issue 23
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Image - MES Helps Chrysler Plant Cut Costs By 30% MES Helps Chrysler Plant Cut Costs By 30%
Epicor's MES (manufacturing execution system) has enabled a Chrysler die casting facility to increase uptime while reducing cycle time and scrap. "It's hard to overstate how vital Mattec MES is. It doesn't solve our problems for us, but you have to know you have a problem before you can solve it," says Sam Mahon, Production Control Manager at Chrysler.
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Image - See How Heavy Duty Vacuum Eliminated Safety Concerns and Wasted Manpower at New England Plant See How Heavy Duty Vacuum Eliminated Safety Concerns and Wasted Manpower at New England Plant
Replacing manual removal of steel shot with vacuuming to handle ergonomic concern reduces unscheduled downtime by 80 percent, manpower by more than 50 percent and provides more efficient maintenance of cleaner environment.
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  Industry News
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  Digital Spare Parts Now a Possibility Thanks to 3D Printing
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Image - Siemens Latest CNC Software Significantly Improves Machine Tool Speed and Precision Siemens Latest CNC Software Significantly Improves Machine Tool Speed and Precision
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  New Collaboration Produces Secure, Digital Process for Additive Manufacturing
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Image - New Modular Round Chamfering Tool Provides Extreme Sharpness with Less Burrs New Modular Round Chamfering Tool Provides Extreme Sharpness with Less Burrs
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  Flex Grip Closers Reduce Set Up Time with 10-Second Collet Change Capability
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  New Graphite Mill Switches Quickly Between Wet and Dry Machining; Offers 200% Increased Profit
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