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5 Trends to Watch for in 2018 – Manufacturing Industry

The world of manufacturing has experienced great transformations over the past years and this, in part thanks to the emergence of new technologies. In 2017, the manufacturing sector has not been spared by this development and had to juggle with many challenges due to economic growth and an increase in

The Complexity Behind the Internet of Things

With these new demands for smart and connected products, industries must adapt and, above all, integrate this change. They can now benefit from true closed-loop product lifecycle management. […]

Industry Training: Why Apply the TWI Method

What is Training Within Industry (TWI)?
The TWI is a method that was developed in the United States in 1940-1945 to facilitate the knowledge transfer and to make the training of new personnel more effective in time of war. This training efficiency also makes it possible to improve productivity in a

Merkur and Tervene form a new partnership!

Last October, Merkur and Tervene decided to join forces with a new strategic partnership. A partnership that will not only improve the competitiveness of our Quebec manufacturers, but will also allow these two companies to develop further.
As one of the most respected engineering consulting firms in the industry, Merkur is

Increase Your Production Capacity – Leverage Technology and Automation

Most manufacturers are subject to variations in demand often related to trends and new enthusiasm of the moment. In the past few years, it has been possible to notice a rise in popularity of electric vehicles or certain sports, such as kayak or paddle board. These new trends have forced

From Conventional Simulation to Predictive Engineering Analysis

Predictive engineering analysis makes it possible to design a digital clone of the complete product that reflects reality and the environment in which it will evolve. Manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace, marine or other industries must reinvent the way they design to meet customer expectations in terms of costs and deadlines. […]

PMI modeling: – is Quebec’s manufacturing industry ready for this change?

For those who are familiar with conventional product and machine design methods, you or your engineering team convert a 3D virtual model of your product into a series of 2D drawings that are used to assess the production costs and/or transfer vital information for the quality of the parts produced.
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Manufacturing and the Smart Sensor Revolution

   Actionable Data
Smart sensors are revolutionizing the manufacturing industry. When you implement a sensor into manufacturing machinery, you create an intelligent network that brings value to the entire chain. With a smart sensor, you can reduce or eliminate the need for instrument tracking tools such as vernier calipers, thermometers, and

Gaining the Manufacturing Edge : Agility and Quick Reaction Time of the Engineering Teams

Success in the manufacturing industry in recent years is contingent upon two critical factors: agility and quick reaction time. Embodying these traits is essential for appropriately responding to the rapidly changing market environment and maintaining an edge over the competition. Organizational decision-makers must move quickly based on their objectives in

Data-Driven Manufacturing is Coming—Are You Ready?

A Data-Driven Lifestyle
Staying organized and on-target is easier than ever, thanks to the evolution of data as a part of daily life. Without even realizing it, we are integrating data into our daily routines at an alarming rate. Those who used to count calories in a handwritten log now turn