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Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Why Honda is spending on shrinking segment

October 9, 2017

Via: Automotive News

On its face, the announcement was a head-scratcher. Honda, an automaker known for its conservative approach to expanding production globally, revealed in September that it was adding 300 new jobs in Ohio and pumping $267 million into production of the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production, Workforce Development

Wal-Mart committed to buying US manufactured products

October 9, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

US retail giant Wal-Mart has revealed that it will be more readily pursuing a policy of supporting US manufacturing firms by purchasing US manufactured goods. The firm put forward a further $250bn until 2023 that will be used to support […]


Process, Quality Control

Better Data Feeds Productivity

October 6, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Sponsored by Rockwell Automation. How smart manufacturing can help improve productivity, yield and efficiencies in food and beverage operations. The food and beverage industry is complex and rapidly evolving. Markets and tastes are changing. Consumers are more connected, informed and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

How Mercedes turned a ‘crazy’ idea into gold

October 6, 2017

Via: Automotive News

A little more than 20 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz W163, dubbed “Job1,” rolled off the assembly line at the company’s U.S. plant in Vance, Ala., launching the M class. It was a risky experiment for what was known then as […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R&D

Volvo to use JLT Mobile Computers in high tech manufacturing facilities

October 5, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

JLT Mobile Computers, a leading developer of demanding-environment computers, has been selected by Volvo Car Body Components to supply its Verso + 10 computers for use in the company’s Olofström plant located in Sweden. Volvo plans to install the computers […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

J&J touts perioperative efficiency CareAdvantage study data

October 5, 2017

Via: Mass Device

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) this week reported results from a real-world evidence study of its CareAdvantage program, touting improved tray set up time and reduced surgical tray numbers with an estimated $262,000 saved annually. The data was presented at the […]


Process, R&D

Smarter Operations: Preparing for Production of the Future

October 4, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Today, manufacturers are in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, as our ability to connect digitally to physical assets is enabling change in the way they operate, manage, and interact with the equipment and processes across their entire value […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Thync touts first effective use of bioelectronics to treat psoriasis

October 4, 2017

Via: Mass Device

Bioelectronics company Thync touted positive results today from the pilot study of its neuromodulation technology as a treatment for plaque psoriasis. The study showed that people using Thync’s technology experienced reduced redness, scaling and itchiness of their plaque psoriasis after […]


Process, R&D

Financing Manufacturing’s Digital Future

October 3, 2017

Via: Automation World

One of the more attractive prospects of the Internet of Things (IoT)—and digital manufacturing, in general—has been that taking part in this industrial evolution does not require manufacturers to rip and replace their legacy equipment with all-new, IoT-ready versions of […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Manufacturing in US Expands at Fastest Pace in 13 Years

October 2, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Robust order growth and healthy production pushed the Institute for Supply Management index to record levels. Powered by robust order growth and healthy production, American manufacturing expanded last month at the fastest pace in 13 years, figures from the Institute […]