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How digital assistance systems can support manufacturing and service

Medium-sized production plants are currently confronted with several challenges. A steadily growing cost pressure meets an increasing complexity in production, the quality requirements of the customers are increasing significantly and innovative competitors are already in the starting blocks on the international market. Added to the list of challenges is the acute shortage of skilled workers. There is a shortage of fitters, technicians, and machinists everywhere. The labour market has long been unable to meet the demand.

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"Digital Workshop": How SMEs in particular benefit from Industry 4.0

When the media talk about Industry 4.0, smart factories and networked production lines, the focus is usually on international corporations. Yet, the "digital workshop" provides immense advantages, especially for small and medium-sized production plants. Simplified customer communication, streamlined processes in administration or spare parts warehouses "on demand" are just some of the competitive advantages that SMEs can achieve by transitioning to Industry 4.0

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How to streamline supply chains through digital procurement

In today’s competitive markets, the efficiency and sustainability of a company’s supply chain can not only impact profit margins but can also have a profound effect on how the brand is perceived. Supply chain capabilities are developing rapidly and the majority of recent fundamental developments in this field have been technological. In order to survive – and thrive - keeping abreast of these improvements to transparency and efficiency is crucial. Now is the time for businesses to make sure their procurement processes are up to date and optimised, so that they can be prepared for any and all eventualities.

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Latest innovations in Laser Cutting in sheet metal working

Even though classical sheet metal working strategies such as punching are still indispensable in sheet metal working – especially for larger order volumes – more and more sheet metal processors are also using focused laser beams to cut sheets. Laser technology is becoming increasingly relevant, especially in the area of prototype production or small to exceedingly small batch sizes. But where exactly can "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation"  show its advantages – and why?

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Introducing: Frank Hugi, Team Lead Revenue Operations

Our team members make Orderfox a special, vibrant company. While having different backgrounds and personalities, every colleague has a passion for their field of work and our collective mission. This month, we talk to Frank Hugi, Team Lead Revenue Operations

Tell us a little bit about what you do here at Orderfox:

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Latest trends and innovations in additive manufacturing: 3D printing

The 3D printing industry stands for innovative spirit like hardly any other industry – and the past "Covid-19 years" have done nothing to change that. On the contrary: 2022 seems to be the year for 3D printing providers! New materials, the use of artificial intelligence and a recognizable democratization of printing processes: it is really difficult for us to filter out the top trends from the many innovations. As part of our innovation blog series, we have researched the market for you and summarized the most important news.

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