11. May 2016

On the move to the Smart SMT Factory

The video shows some innovative components available today, which enable electronics manufacturers to start construction of the smart SMT factory already . E. g.: Gantries and […]
5. October 2016
Smart SMT Factories increase flexibility in electronic manufacturing

Why would I want to have a smart factory at all?

(image: © ASM) Dear Smart SMT Factory Forum community; In my recent blog titled “How to get started with the smart factory” I raised the question […]
5. October 2016
Most Smart SMT Factories will not be build on a greenfield ...

How to get started with the smart factory

(image: ©bogdanhoda) Hello to the Smart SMT Factory Forum community: The summer is almost over, and I hope you’ve had a relaxing and enjoyable summer vacation […]
5. December 2016

The road to the smart SMT factory – a look at what’s happening in the Netherlands

(image: copyright RENA) People rise to the challenges they face. As hackneyed as this saying may sound, I believe it reflects the innovative strengths of our […]
17. February 2017
Sawyer Robot in ASM SMT production

Automation potential for low-volume/high-mix production environments: Collaborative robotics in SIPLACE’s smart factory in Munich

(image: ASM Assembly Systems) In the overall production effectiveness (OPE) measurement I introduced in my previous post we have found a smart tool for the SIPLACE […]
18. April 2017

Smart factory: Why “being unfaithful” may make sense

(image: copyright Knapp / youtube) Electronics manufacturing is a very specialized job with highly complex tasks. As a result, the equipment market is dominated by SMT […]