4. February 2016

Tapeless feeding of standard components

(image: ©ASM) Tape feeders are the well established technology for feeding of standard components . Previously a quick and precise feeding was unthinkable without tapes. But […]
22. September 2016

Robots and Operators

(image: © Kuka) We love to talk about the future, because while we do that, we can forget about today’s problems. Unfortunately when we start to […]
16. March 2017

Interfaces for RFID and robots in SMT lines

(image: copyright ASM) I covered the subject of interfaces for robots and operators in a previous blog post. After raising many questions in this regard during […]
26. September 2017

“Dark Factory” and “Lights out electronics assembly”?

In one of my recent posts I reported on my visit at CIG (Cambridge Industries Group), an ICT equipment manufacturer in Shanghai. During this visit CEO […]