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CEO Level Podcast of Internetworking the Factory Floor

March 11, 2010   Blog

Listen to Memex’s vision in a podcast from IMTS08 trade show (13 minutes, 56 sec) Memex discusses at a CEO level the merits of “Internetworking the Factory Floor”, applying the Internet model to allow machine to machine communication on the factory floor. Memex suggests the timing is right for changes so as to automate the […]

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Memex Founder Nominated for Design Engineer Hall of Fame

February 2, 2010   Blog

The original founder of Memex was nominated to the Product Design & Development magazine Design Engineer Hall of Fame. He is described as the “Steve Jobs” of the factory floor.  Combining hardware and software, he leads a team of developers that make high-end technical solutions for the metalworking industry in optimizing CNC controls and processes […]

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Aerospace Customer Chooses Memex Complete OEE+DNC System

August 20, 2009   Blog, Recent News

Memex announces a new aerospace customer that has gone live in production to monitor and control the machines on the shop floor in its plants in North America. They are utilizing Memex’s complete system to address their OEE and DNC requirements. This gives them the ability to monitor production status, run time, down time reasons, […]

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In The News: A New Communication Medium

August 15, 2007   Blog

As one of the first in our sector to have a web site (August 1994), Memex has always been trying to leverage new technology to the fullest.  This overhauled website for instance is made in an open source Content Management System called Joomla and is carefully tended to by the Memex team. For most of […]

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A Note on the Passing of John T. Parsons

August 13, 2007   Blog

On April 19, 2007 the manufacturing world lost a great man, John T. Parsons of Traverse City, Michigan. Mr. Parsons filed over 20 patents in his lifetime but is best remembered for the 1948 Numerical Control patent that founded the multi-billion CNC machine tool industry. In 1998 the Society of Manufacturing Engineers honored him after 50 years of contribution. […]

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