• Terepac to crank out micro circuits for the “Internet of Things”

    June 11, 2012 by PLANT STAFF

    Rockwell will help the Waterloo advanced manufacturer increase its production capacity.

  • Kanban links with ERP

    July 5, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    Checking inventory using RFID technology. Photo: iStockphoto Kanban has always been an integral part of lean manufacturing, streamlining production processes, shop-floor operations and inventory control. As the system evolved from the traditional, painfully manual, cards (or other objects) used to

  • Technology Centre General

    RFID: More than just readers and tags

    June 24, 2009 by Noelle Stapinsky

    Forklift featuring M/A-Com’s broad and narrow beam antennas. Photo: M/A-Com Imagine tracking assets throughout your facility beyond choke points or without operators having to use traditional manual data collection methods. Forklifts are part of most material handling or supply chain