Jon Minnick
Editor

Jon has worked in B2B publishing for over 11 years previously covering the professional home remodeling and surgical products industries and is now focused on manufacturing. 

According to a new report, manufacturers expect investments in smart factories will drive a 27 percent increase in their operation efficiency over the next...
6.21.2017
9:55am
Wheelys Moby-Store is an autonomous, staffless, mobile store. Open 24 hours every day of the year, merging online and offline retailing. No lines, no checkout.
6.16.2017
10:18am
In this episode, another flying car prototype and a continuous 3D printer.
6.15.2017
12:37pm
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May, and the overall economy grew for the 96th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives...
6.7.2017
12:19pm
In this episode, Microsoft researches augment reality eyeglasses and a designing more nimble robots.
6.7.2017
10:43am
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Economic growth is expected to continue in the U.S. throughout the remainder of 2017, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in their Spring...
5.24.2017
11:57am
In this episode, a road to ease electric vehicle range anxiety and a luxury vehicle with falconers in mind.
5.24.2017
11:06am
In this episode, powering your world with a truly smart flower and robots becoming teachers.
5.18.2017
10:58am
In this episode, a water-repellent material that sheds like a snake and recyclable carbon fiber.
5.10.2017
11:10am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April, and the overall economy grew for the 95th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
5.3.2017
12:51pm
In this episode, robots take on the housing market and a new process to make renewable plastic.
5.3.2017
11:34am
In this episode, an electric transport vehicle for people with reduced mobility and Tarzan the robot.
4.26.2017
11:54am
In this episode, Boeing considers 3D printed titanium parts for its Dreamliner and a look at a hydrophobic material.
4.19.2017
10:55am
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U.S. manufacturing technology orders increased more than expected in February, up 19.6 percent from January, while overall orders were up 1.7 percent year over...
4.12.2017
12:16pm
In this episode, turning ocean plastic into diesel fuel and a vertical takeoff plane prototype takes flight.
4.12.2017
11:16am
In this episode, superhuman color vision glasses and magnetically controlled soft robots. Welcome to your Manufacturing Minute.
4.5.2017
10:08am
In this episode, a nanofiber filter that filters out more than smog and Google sniffs out methane leaks.
3.29.2017
10:37am
According to a new report from the tech-policy think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), President Trump is correct about China...
3.22.2017
1:00pm
In this episode, a super clean way to produce hydrogen and edible robots.
3.22.2017
10:54am
PwC has released a brief on the impacts of a possible tax reform on U.S. manufacturers that looks at how the House Republican Blueprint and its controversial...
3.15.2017
12:14pm
In this episode, Volkswagen unveils an all-autonomous concept vehicle and a solar rooftop for your EV.
3.15.2017
10:11am
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Barcoding, Inc. predicts the top three supply chain trends to affect the market in 2017.
3.8.2017
12:18pm
In this episode, a look at Ford’s autonomous delivery drones concept and a robot that phenotypes crops.
3.8.2017
11:40am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February, and the overall economy grew for the 93rd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
3.1.2017
11:52am
In this episode, the world’s first ridable hoverbike takes flight and windows that double as solar panels.
3.1.2017
10:47am
Industry leaders from Google, Amazon, Microsoft and more discuss cloud computing for business in this round up of videos from the CIO Network in San Francisco.
3.1.2017
10:43am
In this episode, a bi-pedal delivery service robot and creating tires from grass and trees.
2.23.2017
12:03pm
According to the recently released study, while consumers look to luxury brands for the latest in safety and technology innovations, long-term quality isn’t...
2.22.2017
12:33pm
Intel Security released its second annual cloud security report which outlines the current state of cloud adoption, the primary concerns with private and...
2.22.2017
11:09am
In this episode, reinforcing graphene foam for super strength and creating thermally conductive rubber.
2.21.2017
1:59pm
When comparing month over month, December 2016 orders were up 20.6 percent compared to November 2016 according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology...
2.15.2017
12:13pm
In this episode, a lightweight exoskeleton for the masses and DARPA’s plans to pluck drones out of the sky.
2.15.2017
11:10am
This week, security company SonicWall announced the findings from its Annual Threat Report which highlights the advancements made by cyber criminals and...
2.8.2017
11:55am
In this episode, AT&T announces plans to test an ultra-fast wireless broadband and a squishy new robot that’s invisible underwater.
2.8.2017
10:26am
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January, and the overall economy grew for the 92nd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply...
2.3.2017
11:51am
A new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation argues that conventional economists misunderstand why the U.S. has lost so many...
2.1.2017
11:37am
In this episode, a wind turbine inspired by hummingbird wings and designing a different kind of smart glasses.
2.1.2017
10:11am
Here are three steps for building a comprehensive industrial security program.
1.30.2017
3:06pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation designated 10 sites in nine states that will serve as proving grounds for testing self-driving vehicles.
1.25.2017
11:41am