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Aerospace & Defense

Virgin Galactic Success Foreshadows a New Space Race

Virgin Atlantic's most recent venture into space signifies a movement toward elevated space travel, space freight, or space tourism. Continue reading to learn more about the new space race.
Aerospace & Defense

The EURONAVAL 2016 Event Recap

The bi-annual EURONAVAL event is said to be the world’s largest meeting of naval technologies with 355 exhibitors, over 400 journalists and nearly 25,000 trade visitors.
Blog Post

MES is an Essential Part of Smart Manufacturing

A number of terms have emerged to describe the current manufacturing transformation: smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and the Model-Based enterprise are most prominent among them.
Press Release

iBASEt Keynotes Industry 4.0 Discussion at HxGN Live

With over three days of keynote presentations from international industry experts, networking opportunities and an immersive “Innovation Pavilion,” this conference will enable attendees to discover new and innovative ways to work smarter.
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Smart Manufacturing: What is it? What are the Barriers? Where Do I Begin?

Kicking off the first session in MESA’s Smart Manufacturing track at the Manufacturing & Technology Conference, iBASEt lead an interactive presentation explaining the current landscape of Smart Manufacturing, and the barriers businesses face to achieve this type of connected environment.
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How to Write Clear Work Instructions in Manufacturing – 3 Tips

Most of our process planning authors have never taken a course or have read information about writing work instructions. Technical writing is a very different type and style of writing. More specifically, it is an abbreviated type of writing.
Aerospace & Defense

What is Complex Discrete Manufacturing?

Complex discrete manufacturing industries manufacture complex highly engineered products with longer product cycle times and multiple levels of subassemblies in their bills of material.
Aerospace & Defense

5 Digital Thread Insights from AeroDef 2016 Survey

This year, iBASEt surveyed AeroDef attendees on the show floor to observe the connection between engineering and manufacturing within the Aerospace and Defense industry.
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2016 Predictions: Manufacturing Execution Systems Adoption in EMEA

Manufacturing Execution Systems automation software helps manufacturing industries to improve operational performance by automating, executing, and managing various processes. The rising demand for mass production in various industries in the EMEA region has led to the surge in adoption of Manufacturing Execution Systems software.
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Digital Thread Connects Four in Manufacturing

Manufacturers have the unrelenting need to innovate and create products faster with higher levels of quality. A major problem that stands in the way of accomplishing these goals are the preexisting silos throughout the product lifecycle value chain.
Aerospace & Defense

AeroDef 2016 Recap

Last week, we had the opportunity to exhibit at AeroDef 2016 Manufacturing Expo and Conference in Long Beach, California. Exhibitors and attendees arrived to AeroDef from across the country, some even traveling from overseas seeking aerospace and defense visions and innovations.
Press Release

Solumina Deployed by BAE Systems to Achieve Operational Excellence

Earlier in the implementation, BAE Systems initiated a project to harmonize operations process management across its Electronic Systems’ manufacturing facilities, utilizing Solumina’s process planning, manufacturing execution, and enterprise quality management tools.
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New Acronyms from the FDA: UDI and GUDID

On September 24, 2013, the FDA established a Unique Device Identification (UDI) system to identify all medical devices sold in the U.S. starting from the point of manufacture, through all distribution channels, and to the eventual sale to the consumer.
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Top 5 Risks You Need to Know Before Selecting a Manufacturing Execution ...

Taking the time to do proper risk management, identifying and mitigating risks, can protect the organization from unnecessary costs and heartache. In this post, you will find key risk factors that you must understand in both approaches to ensure a smooth path to implementation.
Blog Post

iBASEt Discusses Digital Thread to Manufacturing at AeroDef 2016

“For aerospace and defense manufacturers to stay competitive in the 21st century, the urgency of enabling the digital thread, incorporating new processes, consolidating disparate systems and technologies are critical to their continued growth and scalability,” said Vic Sial, President, iBASEt.
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MOM Can Help with Your Quality Complaint System

Every time a company receives notification that there is a problem with their product, no matter what the reason for the complaint, at a minimum it has to be documented and investigated.
Analytics

Tapping Cloud Computing’s Full Potential

Taking a cloud first approach requires redefining how new IT operational models scale to support and accelerate emerging and existing business models.
Aerospace & Defense

Don’t Let the Marketing Fool You, Real Value Gets Created on the ...

You can have all the fancy tools, all the simulation that shows how products could be assembled, but if your shop floor isn't working efficiently, if they don't have the right tool to build the product, those other fancy options bring you no value.
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Why ERP Isn’t the Answer to All Your Enterprise Needs

Many companies spend a small fortune and years of effort implementing an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system only to find themselves still struggling to manage their manufacturing operations.
Aerospace & Defense

What is an Electronic Device Record?

The term eDHR - electronic device history record - is being thrown around a lot these days.  But what exactly is an eDHR?
Aerospace & Defense

3D Printing Trends in Aerospace, 2015

In a 2014 Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) survey of more than 100 industrial manufacturers, two-thirds were already using 3D printing.
Aerospace & Defense

2015 Roundup of Global Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturers are chasing the best design, engineering and production talent globally while attempting to reduce costs and improve quality. Managing to these constraints is always challenging and also changing the structure of the aerospace and defense industry.
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