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Category: R & D


Process, R & D

Impact of COVID-19 on the Process Manufacturing Industry; 2020

July 1, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

World War III rumors. Earthquakes. Cyclones. Locust attack. Bushfires. Worldwide economic downturn. Asteroids. COVID-19. All these events have happened in 2020, triggering the fear of apocalypse, and making people wonder whether the world will come to an end this year. […]


Process, R & D

How to Prevent Industrial Air Pollution in Manufacturing

May 12, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

With the constant growth in demand for manufactured goods and environmental protections under coordinated assault, there’s never been a more important time for manufacturers to take their part in air pollution seriously. Industrial manufacturing, along with the construction industry, were […]


Process, R & D

Accenture: making the most of industrial IoT

April 22, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

Defined as “a universe of intelligent products, processes and services that communicate with each other and with people over the Internet” by Accenture, the industrial internet of things (IoT) “promises to be the most transformative industrial revolution yet for manufacturers, […]


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Accenture: industrial manufacturing post COVID-19

April 20, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

In its most recent report, Accenture stresses that “no industry is immune and the industrial equipment is no exception.” “Industrial equipment companies are grappling with the immediate impact of COVID-19 as both their manufacturing and supply chain operations are being […]


Process, R & D

Ericsson: driving smarter manufacturing with connectivity

April 15, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

As the world continues to technologically advance in the wake of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), manufacturers are realising that “connectivity is the thread holding their operations together” amidst their digital transformation. Ericsson notes that “connectivity has often been […]


Process, R & D

Cybersecurity: making manufacturing secure

April 13, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

Manufacturing is the third most likely sector to experience a data breach, after financial services and insurance. But it’s among the least protected, according to the manufacturers’ organisation Make UK. Cyber threats are constraining UK industry’s progress with digitalisation. Companies […]


Process, R & D

4 Reasons why Hybrid Cloud is Right for Manufacturers

April 10, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

For many years, industrial companies were committed to implementing cloud technologies for business data but skeptical about putting their operational data there. But as increasing amounts of enterprise data across the organization are being securely and cheaply moved to cloud […]


Process, R & D

Overcoming AI and Machine Learning barriers in manufacturing

April 10, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

There has been a considerable amount of hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) technologies in the last five or so years. So much so that AI has become somewhat of a buzzword – full of ideas and […]


Process, R & D

Ericsson: a new generation of smart manufacturing

April 7, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

“The fourth industrial revolution has arrived, and it will transform manufacturing as we know it” – Ericsson. Enabled by advanced wireless communication and industrial internet of things (IoT), the manufacturing industry is merging its operations information and communication technology with […]


Process, R & D

Additive Manufacturing for Production: Benchmarking Against Traditional Alternatives

April 7, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

As additive manufacturing (AM) / 3D printing continues to evolve, many of the pre-conceptions concerning its usefulness as a production technology for plastic parts and components need to be revisited. Now an established technology set, with a 30-year plus pedigree […]