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Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Managing Safety at Your Factory

September 15, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Safety is a top priority for any factory, but there’s always room for improvement. When you’re working in a busy environment with heavy equipment, there is the potential for accidents, which means people always have to be alert and complacency […]


Regulations

The FTC is Considering Strengthening Enforcement of “Made in USA”

September 14, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Remember Patriot Puck? It was touted as the “only American Made Hockey Puck,” with marketing materials that included the American flag. Then there’s PiperGear USA, a company that sold thousands military-themed, Made in USA labeled merchandise on military bases directly […]


Process, Production

4 Things You Should Know About Manufacturing Cotton

September 4, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Cotton refers to the fiber found around the seeds of several species of the plant bearing the same name. Cotton is an essential agricultural crop and is cultivated in over 50 countries around the world. Tens of millions of tons […]


Design & Planning, Process, Production

Building Strong Customer Experience Amid COVID-19

August 24, 2020

Via: Industry Today

According to a recent report from the National Association of Manufacturers, Economic and Operational Impacts of COVID-19 to Manufacturers, 53 percent of members anticipate a change in operations and 36 percent are facing supply chain disruptions. Manufacturers are confronted with […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

The COVID Opportunity: Get Ahead on Succession

August 24, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Creating a detailed succession plan often ranks low on business leaders’ priority lists. After all, few owners want to think about a day when they won’t run their businesses. And, during a global pandemic and severe economic downturn, manufacturers are […]


Design & Planning, Process

How to Accelerate Manufacturing Coming out of COVID-19

August 12, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

For those in manufacturing, the question remains: “how can we best adjust to the impact thrusted upon us due to the pandemic, and what measures can we take to help us accelerate out of this climate?” Even more, it’s imperative […]


Process, R & D

Reshoring America’s Manufacturing Through Smart Manufacturing

August 11, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

When I joined Plex Systems as CEO, it was a natural next step in my career of working at the intersection of manufacturing and technology. I am passionate about helping companies embrace smart manufacturing. At Plex, we help make companies […]


Design & Planning, Process

How Manufacturers Hurt by COVID Can Get Back on Track

August 10, 2020

Via: Industry Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has, of course, created incredible, worldwide disruption, devastating millions of lives and costing the economy trillions of dollars. These impacts have been felt far and wide, including the manufacturing sector, which has been hit hard by the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Nexa3D Unveils Its Expanded Ultra-Fast Polymers for Manufacturing Aerospace and Medical Products at Virtual ASME AM Industry Summit

August 7, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Nexa3D, the maker of ultra-fast polymer production 3D printers, announced today it plans to demonstrate its expanded portfolio of polymer production solutions that now include both photoplastic and thermoplastic capabilities at the virtual ASME AM Industry Summit on August 11 […]


Process, R & D

3 Steps to Integrate IT Products in Industry

August 7, 2020

Via: Industry Today

More than 50 % of companies around the world have faced difficulties when initiating digital transformation, because the technologies they use are outdated. In 2017 and 2018, 63 % of companies in Russia started out on this journey. It is […]