Ultrasonic metal welding is a promising joining method for aluminum automotive body construction applications. In order to achieve technology implementation readiness, process robustness to weld orientation, aluminum sheet rolling direction, residual stamping lubricant level, and material age must be assessed. Experiments were conducted to characterize variations in weld failure loads [...]
Automotive parts manufacturing and supply through a global supply chain.
A fast-expanding supplier of automobile body closure panels, structural elements, trim and decorative parts. Expansion plans have been driving global growth beyond the original base in mainland China.
Global Supply Chains are here to stay. Cost pressures and economies [...]
High Tech Manufacturing/Robotics
A global technology and innovation leader in the design of world-class production systems for aerospace, automotive, recreation, heavy industry, solar energy and the military.
In a key North American location, the company faced a multi-dimensional staffing problem:
A shortage of qualified candidates for their large and growing [...]