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Design & Planning, Process

How to Make the Most of Your 2021 Risk Budget

February 26, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Risk leaders are already investing 28 cents of every dollar for technology updates to help strengthen resilience. But simply throwing more money at a problem is not the answer. Any increased budget must be accompanied with a deeper look into […]


Process, R & D

Five Smart Manufacturing Trends for 2021 and Beyond

February 24, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Smart products are more popular than ever. From smart watches to smart security systems, consumers have embraced these interconnected products that seamlessly deliver a variety of functions and capabilities, all customizable based on the data these devices capture about user […]


Design & Planning, Process

9 Tips for Designing your CNC Parts for Manufacturing

February 22, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

CNC parts are widely used in different industries because of their versatility, and that is why the market for these services is continuously growing more and more. We see these everywhere, from small scale parts for DIY projects, components for […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Close the Skills Gap with Edge Computing

February 9, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Much has been written about the manufacturing skills gap, or the mismatch between the skills current employees have and those that will be needed in the future. In their most recent joint research report, Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute predicted […]


Design & Planning, Process

Tips for Manufacturers’ Product Recycling Plans

January 14, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Every manufacturing process, from food to consumer packaged goods, automotive and more, leaves behind waste, but much of this left-over material can be put to productive and profitable use. Many of the waste materials that are generated in the manufacturing […]


Process, Production

How the Manufacturing Industry Fared in 2020

January 13, 2021

Via: Industry Today

COVID-19 has brought with it several changes — many of which have had a lasting impact on the manufacturing industry. At the onset of the pandemic, manufacturing saw significant shifts in demand. Some manufacturers, like those serving at-home workers, benefitted […]


Process, R & D

Wireless Charging for Industry 4.0’s Mobile Robots

January 13, 2021

Via: Industry Today

To stay competitive in today’s markets and join the march towards Industry 4.0, manufacturers are investing in advanced mobile robotics throughout their factories and warehouses. With these mobile robots, manufacturers can boost operational efficiencies without increasing labor or costs. However, […]


Process, R & D

What does Industry 4.0 mean for US manufacturing

January 8, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is returning to the US, driven by a board-level reevaluation of supply chain risk due to Covid and trade disputes. Combine this with the high degree of automation that can now be realized in a modern manufacturing facility and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Car industry hit by chip shortages

January 8, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Honda is cutting back vehicle production by 4000 units this month, mainly of the Fit subcompact car, because it can’t get ICs. “The massively restricted supply situation for semiconductors is causing considerable disruptions in global vehicle production across all manufacturers,” […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Mitigating Risks with Workforce Management Data

January 6, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Workforce management is a timely task for business leaders and HR professionals during normal circumstances – but this year they face the challenge of creating best practices for managing scheduling shifts with evolving health and safety regulations pertaining to the […]