Plant Operations - Renishaw Inc.

2018 IIC Conference - Presentations

July 26, 2016

Monday, 9/12

2:15 to 3:10 p.m. / Room W-193-B

Session Topic: Transform Your Manufacturing with Process Control

Manufacturing with process control, this presentation from Renishaw will demonstrate how its productive process pyramid can be applied as a framework to identify and control sources of variation in manufacturing. Real examples of successes at Renishaw and its partners will show how anyone involved with manufacturing processes can reap rewards by tackling variation at its source, understanding how companies have eliminated process setting problems, improved traceability, and reduced scrap.

Daniel Skulan

Midwest Sales Manager
Renishaw Inc.

Dan Skulan helps companies increase profitability through innovative problem-solving techniques to reduce scrap and improve equipment effectiveness. Skulan has more than 25 years of practical experience with manufacturing process control as a user, integrator, and supplier.

Renishaw is a global leader in developing technology to support manufacturing process control. The company’s innovative products significantly advance its customers’ operational performance – from improving manufacturing efficiencies and raising product quality, to maximizing research capabilities and improving the efficacy of medical procedures.

The latest example of Renishaw innovation is Equator – a radical new alternative to traditional dedicated gaging, filling a gap in the market never before addressed. The patented, low-cost design – unique in construction and method of operation – is capable of high-speed comparative gaging for inspection of high-volume manufactured parts. It has been developed and proven on the shop floor in collaboration with industry-leading companies in the automotive, aerospace, and medical sectors. The result is a lightweight, fast, and highly repeatable gage that operators can use with push-button simplicity.

A world leader in metrology systems, Renishaw also offers an advanced range of calibration, measurement, positioning, and inspection solutions. Specified by leading OEMs around the world, Renishaw encoders, calibration, and measurement systems enable superior process control, even down to nanometer and picometer levels.

Renishaw products are used for applications as diverse as machine tool automation, coordinate measurement, additive manufacturing, gaging, Raman spectroscopy, machine calibration, position feedback, CAD/CAM, dentistry, shape memory alloys, large-scale surveying, stereotactic neurosurgery, and medical diagnostics.

Renishaw aims to be a long-term partner in all of these areas, offering superior products that meet customers’ needs today and into the future, backed up by responsive, expert technical and commercial support.

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