Having an efficient and sustainable Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) is a key contributor to achieving the financial and productivity goals of any organization. Optimizing the MRO processes is a sure fire way to increase visibility, extend plant mean times between failure, cut costs in maintenance and boost the overall equipment effectiveness.
Day 2 of SEMICON West was a productive day meeting new people at our booth and attending the =200mm Semiconductor Manufacturing Is Here To Stay Forum, presented by SEMI Secondary Equipment and Applications Special Interest Group. Among many other industry professionals, SEMI and Texas Instruments highlighted a number of key topics on the secondary-equipment market and the world of Semiconductor.
What do pharmaceuticals, food manufacturing, and retail goods have in common? Well, with the latest evolution in technology, these fields will be connected by the newest way to manufacture; 3D printing. In the past few years alone, scientists have discovered ways to “print” a functioning human ear out of cartilage, and how to “print” retail goods at the point of purchase.