Thank you to everyone that participated in this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake event! This is a great cause that helps children in our neighborhood get the support and guidance they need to make the most of their futures. INVOTEC Engineering is a huge supporter of this cause and we’re happy to do what we can to help them achieve their goals.
The primary requirement for casters is being able to take rough handling without suffering structural failures. One method for caster testing is hitting the caster frame with a measured force and checking for any signs of structural damage. This test is normally performed by an operator who uses an impact tester and then visually inspects the caster for damage. This approach is expensive to perform and slows production. Manual inspection leaves open the possibility of operator error and can also … Read More
EXPERT ADVICE: Changing Your Manufacturing Process- Part 3 How to Pick a Partner… Now, if you’ve read the first two articles in our series, you’ve got a better grasp on what you need to change in your process and what the budget might look like to support those changes. So, what’s the next step? You need to find a partner to help you get this plan implemented. You will want a company that works WITH you to solve your problems. … Read More
INVOTEC Engineering will be exhibiting at the ATX West Show in Anaheim, CA this February. We will be talking with attendees about automation, integration and custom equipment that solves manufacturing problems. We will also be discussing how to develop or improve assembly, inspection and testing systems to help attendees achieve their manufacturing goals. Use the promo code XG when registering and get into the show for FREE! Stop by our booth and we will show you a custom laser marker … Read More
How Much to Invest in Your Manufacturing Process Let’s say your manager tells you it’s time to increase the degree of automation in your manufacturing process. Your company is starting to have concerns either with the performance of the current process or the threat that it will not be sustainable in the future. Some issues you might be facing could be limited capacity, quality problems or high costs. You may have a new product or product change that must be … Read More
5 Indicators it Might be Time to Change Your Manufacturing Process Are you still on the fence about whether to make the investment in your manufacturing system? Maybe you know you need to make some changes but don’t know how to find the right balance between automation, semi-automation and manual content? Sure, the benefits may seem obvious – Faster production, reliable inspection, cost reduction, waste reduction. But making the decision to move to automation isn’t right for every manufacturer. It’s … Read More