Image-based barcode readers are rapidly replacing laser scanners in a wide range of industries including food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and logistics, but when considering a transition from laser scanners to image-based barcode readers many think the investment cost is too high.
Reading more than one barcode at a time is a challenging application for many manufacturing and material handling engineers. In these applications there is a need to read multiple codes of the same symbology as well as multiple codes of mixed symbologies within one field of view (FOV).
We can hardly imagine a world without barcodes. Available in various guises, barcodes continue to benefit industries that manufacture, buy, sell and distribute products.
What solution helped a lighting manufacturer reduce engineering change order (ECO) cycle times by 75%, a networking company improve ECO cycle times by 70%, and a digital processing business accelerate time to market by 20%? The answer?
New advancements in battery technology are having a disruptive impact on product design in the dynamic consumer electronics sector.
Change happens fast. So ask yourself: when innovation happens - will you have the right manufacturing solution in place to swiftly embrace new disruptive technologies? Learn how Arena PLM has helped clean tech OEMs develop new products and get them to market on time and on budget.
In today's social media world, news of a negative product review on the web can be spread around the globe before your damage-control team gets their boots on; because of this, manufacturers are focused now more than ever on preventing quality issues from slipping to market.
A well-run Quality Management Systems (QMS) brings the entire company together to solve problems, standardize processes and meet the demands of customers and regulatory agencies. Moreover, the quality process can become the cornerstone of your company, making you a creative design leader.
Social tools, such as Facebook and Twitter, now trump email as the primary means of collaboration in the consumer world. Similarly, enterprises are now looking to harness the power of social media tools to improve business results.
Manufacturing and distribution companies face an ever-widening range of customer demands as they serve diverse markets and dynamic global economies. Understanding these customer demands and crafting value propositions to serve them is critical for profitable growth and business retention.
Good lighting is critical in industrial buildings. These facilities support important tasks from picking to light assembly and even office work. Since multiple functions are often performed in the same area, lighting should adapt to different tasks.
Plastic bearings are strong enough to outperform and outlast metal in countless applications. Uncover common misconceptions and learn the true reliability of iglide® plastic bearings in this new igus® whitepaper.
One of the greatest supply chain challenges that companies face is to reliably and profitable meet global demand. Outsourced manufacturing, lengthy global supply chains, a large number of suppliers, and volatile demand all create an environment where supply chain decision-makers worry that they can't deliver on promises they've made.
You've heard the analysts and blogging pundits point to the manufacturing industry and expound on the new technologies reinvigorating the outlook for growth.
A surprising proportion of ERP implementations in operation today were purchased by managers with worries about the Y2K bug in the late 1990s.
The use of social media concepts in business environments is growing rapidly: but to many executives, the applications and benefits are unclear.