1270 Agricola Drive, Saginaw, Michigan 48604 USA 989.752.3077 | Toll Free: 877.308.3077sales@universaldevlieg.com

1270 Agricola Drive, Saginaw, Michigan 48604 USA

Ph: 989.752.3077 | Toll Free:877.308.3077


Universal Engineering / Devlieg Microbore

Universal/Devlieg Inc.

How Technology is Advancing Manufacturing

Technological advancement is one of the most significant factors that pave the way for the concept of continuous improvement. Be it the food and beverage, construction, or the manufacturing industry, every sector of the world is under the influence of this very concept of continuous improvement. From CNC machines to numerous manufacturing software, technology is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry. The grasp of technology over the manufacturing industry gets stronger with every passing day. The following are technologies that are helping manufacturers improve their productivity and efficiency.

Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing is the process of joining materials to make objects from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer, as opposed to subtractive manufacturingIt provides several advantages including rapid production of manufacturing aids, improving the efficiency of traditional manufacturing process, and lowering the cost of conventional machining.

Collaborative Robots

Collaborative Robots or Cobots are proving to be the perfect allies for smaller suppliers aiming to compete with larger manufacturers. These robots are ideal for seamlessly working side-by-side with humans. Cobots are ideal for automating a range of tasks, such as quality inspection, pick-and-place, and screw driving. This technology will help the manufacturing companies enhance their efficiency, reduce their production time, and reduce the labor costs.

Smart Manufacturing

Another product of technological advancements in the manufacturing industry is smart manufacturing. It is the concept of information on manufacturing processes being readily available wherever and whenever it is needed. It will help the manufacturing companies work on the efficiency and quality of their production. While making the short- or long-term goals for business growth, they must make smart manufacturing an integral part of the plan. 

The future of the manufacturing industry will, without a doubt, include smart manufacturing, collaborative robots, and additive manufacturing. These technologies, combined with traditional processes, will drive the success of the industrial world. 

Universal DeVlieg provides innovative and cost-cutting tool holding and high precision boring solutions to the machine tool industry, servicing a diversified customer base. The combination of over 32,000 active part numbers, over 10,000 standard items, and our technical support staff delivers design engineering expertise that is unmatched in the industry. To learn more about Universal DeVlieg, contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 877.308.3077 or visit at universaldevlieg.com.