Static vs. Dynamic Data

Posted By Promess | August 12th, 2019
When it comes to assessing and ensuring quality in your manufactured components and products, sometimes just taking a few static measurements, post-process, is sufficient: a dimension here, a position there, a weight, or any one of countless other factors that could be...

Multiple Press Operation in a Limited Space

Posted By Promess | July 25th, 2019
One of the constraints manufacturers come up against is limited space. It is entirely too common for a manufacturer to develop a grand plan to improve their process, only to find that the physical space required for the new equipment, including multiple presses, simply...

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Posted By Promess | July 22nd, 2019
A Coca Cola machine on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in the 1980’s is often held as being one of the earliest examples of the Internet of Things (IoT), even though the term IoT didn’t appear until almost a dozen and a half years later. In the beginning,...

Intelligent vs. Dumb Manufacturing Systems

Posted By Promess | July 15th, 2019
There is a lot of talk in manufacturing about having smarter processes, more intelligent systems, and more intelligent equipment, in order to minimize defects and maximize productivity, but very few of these conversations really define just what that means. In some cases,...

Cellular Manufacturing is the Future

Posted By Promess | July 11th, 2019
One of the newest trends in the arena of manufacturing is cellular manufacturing. Traditional assembly line manufacturing had operators perform their individual tasks, exactly as prescribed, over and over again, as the unit being assembled came past on a conveyor or was...

Special Applications

Posted By Promess | July 8th, 2019
Most Equipment Suppliers produce a selection of standard products, that perform a few basic functions, designed for a range of applications. The end-users who purchase them and use them in their manufacturing facilities, often have to rig together “science projects”...

Promess Exhibits Four Intelligent Assembly “Building Block” Technologies At Automate 2019

Posted By Promess | April 2nd, 2019
Promess, Inc. manufactures turnkey monitoring and motion sensing systems for precision assembly and test applications based on a series of standard hardware components synchronized, controlled and monitored with sophisticated programmable electronics and specialized proprietary...

In The Air And On The Ground, The Future Is Electric

Posted By Promess | December 3rd, 2018
By Glenn Nausley, President, Promess, Inc. Hydraulics have been the technology of choice for aerospace actuators almost as long as the industry has been in existence, but that’s now changing very rapidly. The trend today is strongly toward replacing hydraulics with advanced...

How To Build Intelligent Manufacturing Systems For An Electric Future

Posted By Promess | November 7th, 2018
By: John Lytle, Engineering Manager Two of the biggest trends in the auto industry today are flexible production systems and electric power. And while at first glance they may seem to have little in common, the truth is that the underlying technologies needed to implement...

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