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Is UV curing the cure for temporary corrosion protection?

Is UV curing the cure for temporary corrosion protection?

As an industrial innovator we are always looking for new applications for both existing and new technologies. And if we don’t find them ourselves, both existing and new customers regularly offer us a helping hand. Lately, we have been increasingly approached for the temporary protection of industrial products against corrosion. By widening our scope and…
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Inside the mind of an inventor

Inside the mind of an inventor

Autodidacts, while rare, have been around since time immemorial. To this select and usually brilliant group belong names such as Benjamin Franklin, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Phil Collins, Bill Gates and…our very own Johan de Troije! Partly thanks to his intrinsic motivation, self-determination and true passion for learning Johan is inimitable in his thinking which allows…
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How to improve production by ‘living apart together’

How to improve production by ‘living apart together’

Using third party software to improve your processes can cause some anxiety, especially in industrial environments. The last thing you want is to become too dependent, let alone lose control over your own processes. When entering into a private relationship, a similar dilemma often results in a LAT relationship. Funny enough, that is exactly how…
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The more complex it gets, the 'simpler' it needs to be

The more complex it gets, the ‘simpler’ it needs to be

It’s certainly not high-tech, but have you ever looked closely at an embroidery? What immediately stands out is the contrast between the front and back. The reverse side is a tangle of threads, while the front side creates a beautiful and logical picture. That’s pretty much how it is with our technology. No matter how…
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Robots, cobots or nobots?

Robots, cobots or nobots?

With the deluge of new technologies, the question arises whether your company should get serious about robots, if only to be ready for relatively new technologies such as AI and ML. However, robotization is a means and never an end in itself. Before implementing robotics, it is therefore important to first map out various considerations…
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Are you being servitized?

Are you being servitized?

Buzzwords and trends, they are of all times. In many cases they are nothing more than old wine in new bottles. “Servitization” is a fine example. Many people consider it a global trend but for Selmers transforming a product-oriented business model into a service-oriented one has been common practice for years. We just keep going…
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How quality analysis can lead to cost savings

How quality analysis can lead to cost savings

In mass production, even one gram of material savings per item can yield substantial cost savings. This is often done on the basis of analyses and (subsequent) calculation, and determined over a longer period of time and a multitude of production runs. Real-time adjustment of consumables during a production run however is, as far as…
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How smart factories pave the way for agility

How smart factories pave the way for agility

For many production companies, the ‘Smart Factory’ still seems a long way off. How on earth are you going to make your factory more autonomous, more efficient and more predictable all on your own? After all, to achieve this, cyber-physical systems need to monitor your physical processes and be able to make decentralized decisions. With…
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The innovative road to safe and affordable maintenance

The innovative road to safe and affordable maintenance

Breaking new ground strongly appeals to the explorer inside of us, which is probably why everybody loves innovation. To many companies, innovation is even a necessity to survive in competitive markets. For some reason, maintenance is often neglected or even forgotten in industrial environments when determining the overall ROI. We help companies to close these…
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The magic of the Selmers Plant Management System 'revealed’

The magic of the Selmers Plant Management System ‘revealed’

Across several blogs we have explained the many things our SPMS production management system is capable of. We think the time has come to disclose exactly how it all works and how SPMS can be tailored to your individual wishes and requirements. The best way to do this is by means of a specific project…
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