RPI Student MTConnect Team are Finalist

It has been a while since the last post, but we have a great news item to kick start the blog’s activity again. In the last post we announced the collaborative efforts of MacKintok and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy,

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RPI and MacKintok Team Up on Project

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, N.Y., has teamed up with MacKintok for two pilot projects involving the addition of MTConnect to its new Advanced Manufacturing Processes and Systems (AMPS) class and the MTConnect Hardware and Software Development Project. The classes,

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Why MTConnect?

This article is the first in a series of articles about MTConnect and why shops should implement it. Why MTConnect? To answer this question you have to understand what exactly MTConnect is. Understanding MTConnect MTConnect is a set of open,

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MTConnect – To Measure Is To Know

A Book Every Manufacturer and Developer Should Have Our good friend Dave Edstrom has a new book out called “MTConnect To Measure Is To Know.” Dave is the CEO of Virtual Photons Electrons and the President of the MTConnect Insitute.

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Real Time Cost Analysis Tool

The finance, accounting, and operations departments have to make business decisions that affect a factory’s machines, personnel, marketing, sales, and finances. Wouldn’t it be advantageous for decision makers to know at any given time whether the production lines were actually

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Real Time Skills Assessment

One of the biggest areas of concern that US Manufacturing needs to address immediately in order to compete on a global field is the skills gap that has grown over the last two decades. The skills gap is the result

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Component Information Display (CID) Module

CID Modules act as the gateway to all information for machines and processes. Through our interactive interface, users can access various tools designed to provide technicians with all the information needed to assist them during the decision-making process. CID Modules

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Modernizing Control

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkWrZxjMn-I

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