Data analytics, especially predictive analytics, offers a different opportunity to understand how and why certain factors are impacting the bottom line.
Social media can be used to improve intelligence gathering and situational awareness. If ignored, it can have a devastating impact on your reputation.
The ability to safely move large, heavy loads is an integral part of industrial manufacturing. When these loads cannot be moved manually, hoists and lifts can be utilized to transfer materials to a new location.
Many manufacturers find themselves investigating the ways in which they can address energy issues and learning about technology designed to help them achieve their energy goals. What are the relevant questions that they should be asking? Where are they falling short in their energy management strategies?
Social media and advanced mobile applications are among the tools companies are using for emergency notification purposes.
February U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $444.06 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology.
Here is a look at some of the major trends in deployment options and the expanding uses of notification software.
For the past 22 years, the International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) has been held each year by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AVUSI). Teams are tasked to design and build aerial robots to complete specific missions. This year’s mission: Design and build a flying robot that is entirely autonomous.
After seeing a 40 percent year-over-year reduction in sales during the 2008 recession, Mity-Lite streamlined operations to successfully deliver new products while its industry shrank.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 32nd consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 34th straight month.
Managing communications with a global supply chain of thousands of suppliers, logistics companies, and customers around the world is no small feat. As a result, one company turned to a SaaS solution.
The supply chain hasn’t always been a traditional area of responsibility for a company’s treasury department. However, more and more chief financial officers and treasury departments are finding that they can leverage technology to automate supply chain finance, avoid risk, and improve liquidity.
After one food supplier's analysis, it was clear that they needed to start exploring other ERP solutions to eliminate escalating customization costs and to provide them with the functional efficiencies that were lacking in their existing system.
The Michigan City Generating Station (MCGS) decided to take a proactive approach to upgrading their systems for reduced fugitive dust and spillage. To develop a roadmap for upgrades, they conducted a plant-wide combustible dust assessment and then prioritized the changes they wanted to make, seeking out the best available technologies to eliminate the most pressing problems first.
It's hard to have the right information to make fast and accurate decisions in the heat of a crisis. But if you build the right systems, you may be able to get better early warnings and responses in place to turn down the heat on your next disaster.
Controlling the estimating process became time consuming for United Gear & Assembly, and the company was confronted with the reality that the process in general had become extremely cumbersome and inefficient. As a result, it turned to cost modeling.
Salesforce.com Unveils the Next Generation of the Social Enterprise, Dramatically Expands With Salesforce Rypple and Salesforce Site.com.
Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 61.7, up from the February index of 59.6, indicating industry participants are optimistic despite concerns that external factors, including gas prices and the upcoming elections, may have on the market.
Ever since metal detection for consumer product safety was introduced almost 65 years ago, the two big questions have been how small a foreign object can you find and how often there will be false rejects. Success in the product inspection industry depends, in large part, on how you balance these two competing requirements.