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Have a Great Science Odyssey!

The Science Odyssey is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Canada. It features fun and inspiring experiences in museums, research centers, laboratories and classrooms across the country. J Innovations inc. is involved in the innovative industrial sector. Each of the challenges we face involves all of our scientific and technological knowledge,[…]

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From Static to Real-Time KPIs

Operators and managers appreciate the usefulness of real-time measurements for critical machines. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are measurable values that enable an organization to assess the degree to which operational and financial objectives are met and thus further the business future for its stakeholders. KPIs are adaptable to the different services that make up a[…]

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Measuring Success in Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing is also known after the name of the company that invented it as the Toyota Production System (TPS). The term Lean refers to the systematic removal of all deficiencies and their causes during manufacturing as well as to the eradication of all sources of delay that can undermine the production cycle from inputs[…]

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Cool cobots!

Cool cobots! Here are 6 cobots that met robotics stardom as we took part to the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. As a reminder, a cobot is a collaborative robot. Let’s take a look at what they do! We may say of that robot that it is a flying eye or the[…]

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The New World of Cobots

The road to collaborative robotics finds its roots in the limitations resulting from the early rise of traditional robots successes.  Think about red hot rods coming out from the foundry’s furnaces. You take a look to the employees of the facility and the first question popping up is could there be a safer way to[…]

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Company’s staff is the smart factory’s network

Company’s staff is the smart factory’s network Here’s a contrasted perspective on preconceived ideas in the field of automation: all the staff of the company is the smart factory’s preferred network. Their real-time networking provides an opportunity for each employee to contribute to the company’s life in an unprecedented way. Here’s how! Floor factory emergency[…]

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Understanding Information and Traceability

Understanding Information and Traceability In order to be relevant to the industrial environment 4.0 and the smart factory, data acquisition must be treated in real time using powerful analytical tools. This makes it possible to act on measurable phenomena directly, such as the number of units produced, but also to anticipate phenomena that have not yet[…]

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Understanding your world and innovating to improve it

Understanding your World and Innovating to Improve it The ability to increase and improve production are key to business and industrial sustainability. The smart factory allows the optimal use of your production facilities by limiting downtime to a minimum, makes it possible to redeploy tasks taking into account the skills and needs of the company,[…]