Excellence in Shop Floor Control

Shop floor control is a key component that substantially affects the decision-making process of any company. In this article, we will analyze the scope of efficient resource management and its related activities to help companies successfully transition from planning to reality.

Machines reach the sky

Industry is changing at high speed, enabled by new technologies framed by Industry 4.0 and IIoT. New approaches for software systems and machines are being unveiled all the time. Different hosting possibilities for data and software could make us think that communication is a recent development, but it is not. In this article we will show that Lantek has been working in industrial interoperability for many years.

Smart Nesting, when the tool and the engineer go hand in hand

Material waste and a lack of agility in nesting or the nesting of parts are two of the most common problems faced by metal processing companies which slow down the company’s response time for its clients and make the process more expensive. This is due to them not using the appropriate technology in order to fully exploit each piece of sheet metal during the cutting process and/or the fact that this process is completed manually or using slower solutions. Equally, the work of the production engineer mustn’t be knocked as they are experts in the optimization of nesting and machining; the maximization of the margin for each production order received depends on their intervention.

Using artificial intelligence to improve your quoting process

Many manufacturers agree: it is extremely difficult to produce an accurate quote in a timely manner. Regardless of your industry experience, or how extensive the Excel sheet is that you use, you need to account for many variables to generate the most accurate quote.

Lantek Flex3dTubes: Solving a Variety of Issues

One of the most highly technologically-developed fields in the industry is tube manufacturing, with regard to the development of both machine operations and software solutions that solve a plethora of issues customers face. The key, of course, is the ability to respond to and solve a multitude of potential scenarios, considering that there are a number of fundamental variables in this field.