virtual reality

Is virtual reality the future?

Virtual reality used to be what we considered “another world” which we saw in video games. Now, it is used more and more in every day life, being used to help empower designers and aid in reducing errors. This blog looks at whether virtual reality is the future and how we are using it at igus®

just in time manufacturing

What is just in time manufacturing?

Lean and just in time (JIT) manufacturing are two concepts which were established for the benefit of manufacturing companies whose everyday processes were being actively detrimental to the development of their companies.

What are the main benefits of using polymer gears?

Polymer or plastic gears are fast becoming the new way of manufacturing gears. There are many positive attributes to using plastic gears such as cost saving, weight reduction and noise reduction. More and more industries are using them, are you?