Manufacturing in Silicon Valley: ASteelFlash develops its smart factory vision

When talking about Silicon Valley, most people usually think about Apple, Google, Facebook, startups and new technologies.

But Silicon Valley has also been the seedbed of innovation for the advanced electronic manufacturing industry.

That’s why electronics manufacturing company ASteelFlash says it is now implementing a pilot program at its Fremont, California facility targeted towards building the smart factory of the future.  Continue reading Manufacturing in Silicon Valley: ASteelFlash develops its smart factory vision

Norautron recruits ABB’s YuMi collaborative robot to help with Abax electronics manufacturing

Norautron, an electronics manufacturer based in Norway, has invested in the ABB YuMi collaborative robot to help the company meet additional demands relating to a manufacturing agreement with Abax, a supplier of electronics for cars and other road vehicles. 

Norautron fully automatic robotic work cell is said to be able to manufacture, assemble, mark and pack four unique products.

With this new cell, hardware can be assembled in Norway at a competitive cost level, says the company.  Continue reading Norautron recruits ABB’s YuMi collaborative robot to help with Abax electronics manufacturing