2022 Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report

Modern Materials Handling

3PL Benchmarks: the third annual 3PL Benchmark Report is in

2022 Manufacturing Benchmarking Report

Manufacturer's Monthly

Grant Thornton has released its 2022 Manufacturing Benchmarking Report, which reports overall sales growth in 2022 following 2020’s decline in sales numbers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The post 2022 Manufacturing Benchmarking Report appeared first on Manufacturers' Monthly.


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New benchmark for gasket design

Manufacturer's Monthly

The post New benchmark for gasket design appeared first on Manufacturers' Monthly. Combating corrosion is an imperative focus in sourcing components for industrial settings.

Dynamic 9D LADAR Is The New Benchmark – How It Works


The post Dynamic 9D LADAR Is The New Benchmark – How It Works appeared first on Metrology and Quality News - Online Magazine. To meet Industry 4.0

What Is Benchmarking? (and How It Benefits Your Manufacturing Operations)

CMTC Manufacturing Tech

One component of the continuous improvement approach is that of benchmarking. Keep reading to learn more about what is benchmarking, its benefits, and review some example manufacturing metrics! Quick Links: What Is Benchmarking? 4 Types of Benchmarking.

2022 Warehouse Benchmarks: Improving Warehouse/Distribution Center Metrics

Modern Materials Handling

Best practices to optimize distribution center operations and lift truck fleet utilization for 2022

Goal Tree: should the Goal be time-bound?

Chris Hohmann

The Goal Tree, once built and scrutinized, is a benchmark as well as a roadmap. Goal Tree benchmarking Necessary Conditions roadmapIt describes all prerequisites that must be fulfilled in order to achieve the Goal, a Goal not yet achieved and (still) lying in (a distant) future. The proposed good practice is to carefully craft and state the Goal, so that … Continue reading Goal Tree: should the Goal be time-bound?

Australian craft brewers ramp up production but are held back by unplanned downtime

AU Manufacturing

Manufacturing performance software company, OFS, today announced findings from its quarterly Craft Brewers Benchmark Report , which provides insights into how data can be used to improve production efficiency in the craft brewing industry. Media Release by OFS. Research from OFS shows a 7.6%

How to Improve Quality in Manufacturing

Machine Metrics

Measurements like efficiency, productivity, capacity, labor, and equipment utilization are almost universally measured to benchmark performance and assess the effectiveness of processes. There are a few core measurements that every manufacturer uses to manage their operation.

Study: as recessionary clouds loom and inflation remains high, 3PLs look to optimize efficiencies

Modern Materials Handling

Extensiv releases its third annual Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report, which aggregates data from more than 200 3PL warehouses, to identify key logistics growth, labor, capacity, and technology trends

Fanuc launches its first stainless steel delta robot

Robotics Automation News

Rated IP69K, the robot meets USDA and FDA food safety standards, and sets a new benchmark for […]. Fanuc, the world’s largest industrial robot maker, has unveiled the new DR-3iB/6 Stainless delta robot for primary food handling.

Kontron introduces its new SMARC module fA3399 with Arm® processor Rockchip RK3399K


In the benchmark of Arm®-based modules, the new Kontron module has […]. Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), launches the new SMARC module fA3399 with Arm® processor Rockchip RK3399K.

Two thirds of ‘Retail Winners’ identify real-time supply chain visibility as a strategic focus area

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and CPG manufacturers, has announced the findings of a new benchmark report, ‘The Retail Supply Chain: Designing New Ways to Satisfy Demand

World shares rise on hopes China’s zero-COVID policy easing

Canadian Manufacturing

Hong Kong’s benchmark soared more than 7% but then fell back, gaining 5.4% European benchmarks were also higher in early trading. Elsewhere in Asia, Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 1.7% On Thursday, Wall Street’s benchmark S&P 500 lost 1.1% The declines followed a sixth increase by the Federal Reserve of its benchmark rate this year. In energy trading, benchmark U.S.

RAN taps Ocius Bluebottles for 5 Australian-made USVs

AU Manufacturing

New South Wales-based maritime company Ocius Bluebottles has secured a contract with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) to provide five locally assembled uncrewed surface vessels (USV) in 2023. . The contract was announced during a Christening ceremony for Ocius’ latest USVs, BARRA and BOMBORA. .

Zoomlion now producing excavators every 6 minutes thanks to the wonders of intelligent manufacturing

AU Manufacturing

With the Smart City as the core, Zoomlion is integrating cutting-edge technologies including 5G, big data, industrial internet, AI, and blockchain to build 14 lighthouse factories simultaneously, and set a new industry benchmark. Media Release by Zoomlion.

Exro Technologies achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Canadian Manufacturing

This certifies that the company has met the technical and quality benchmarks required by ISO 9001:2015 for its quality management system related to R&D, design, development, and testing of Coil Driver inverter for e-mobility and Cell Driver energy storage systems for commercial & industrial applications. CALGARY—Exro Technologies Inc.

Qld manufacturing businesses encouraged to apply for Government subsidy

AU Manufacturing

Queensland Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing Glenn Butcher said lots of manufacturing businesses want to benchmark their sustainability processes and improve efficiencies “but they don’t know where to start”. “We

ProShop ERP and Datanomix Will Deliver Automated Job Costing for Precision Manufacturers

Fabricating & Metal Work

The ability to compare ProShop targets to Datanomix actual machine times and benchmarks offers complete clarity on gross margin performance on a per part basis relative to machining operations while highlighting where the greatest opportunities for margin improvement exist. .

IPAF Launches Enhanced Accident Reporting Dashboard


We hope that powered access stakeholders around the world read the annual IPAF Global Safety Report ( www.ipaf.org/accident ), now available in all core IPAF languages, to understand key trends and benchmark their own safety actions. “We

Rolls-Royce Delivers 1,000th BR725 Engine to Gulfstream


Dr. Jörg Au, Chief Engineer Business Aviation, Rolls-Royce, added: “The BR725 engine is a pinnacle of engineering excellence, having accumulated almost 1,5 million engine flying hours over the past decade, while setting new benchmarks for reliability and performance.

Important Smart Factory KPIs

Gary Mintchell

For manufacturers: The data provide an opportunity to benchmark against industry peers. IoT Analytics performs research and analysis from its base in Germany and with affiliated people globally. I have an affiliation with them.

2022 Top Shops Honorees Announced

Modern Machine Shop

An extension of Modern Machine Shop 's Top Shops Benchmarking program, the MMS Top Shops Workshop at IMTS connects leading machining and metalworking professionals to the people, products and processes that move manufacturing forward.

Havells’ partnership with Dassault Systèmes to Boost the Productivity and Operational Efficiency of Its Factories.

Dinesh Mishra

and committed to produce world-class, innovative products using globally-benchmarked manufacturing systems and practices. India’s largest fast-moving electrical goods manufacturer is using Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA applications for its Manufacturing Execution System (MES).

Advancements made in Australia’s largest defence shipbuilding program

Manufacturer's Monthly

He concluded that BAE Systems is working towards achieving new benchmarks in manufacturing efficiency and quality, and the new processes developed by the company will allow greater engagement with Australian suppliers.

Datanomix, ProShop ERP Deliver Automated Job Costing

Modern Machine Shop

According to the companies, the ability to compare ProShop targets to Datanomix actuals and benchmarks offers clarity on gross margin performance on a per-part basis relative to machining operations while highlighting where the greatest opportunities for margin improvement exist.

Meet Miko, the First Kids Robot to Feature a Disney App

Dinesh Mishra

Miko is thrilled to be the first robotics platform to have such an innovative collaboration with Disney, and we look forward to raising the benchmark for kids’ engagement together.”.

New subsidy helps manufacturers cut costs, boost sustainability

Manufacturer's Monthly

The Queensland government is offering a subsidy for businesses who want to benchmark their sustainability processes and target waste to improve efficiencies. .

RARUK Automation Helps PCS Get the Measure of Linear Motion


Established in 1987, PCS produces tribology instruments that give researchers the tools to benchmark their products against market-leading brands, thus playing a pivotal role in the development of world-class lubricants, materials and formulations.

First ever hydrogen buses to arrive in Australia

Manufacturer's Monthly

We have the greenest bus fleet in the country and we are proud to once again raise the bar and offer our government partners the opportunity to set a new sustainability benchmark in Australian public transport,” he explained.

View from Brussels: EU wants a better metaverse


GDPR is arguably the global standard on data protection, the Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act are already establishing themselves as benchmarks and new rules on cryptocurrencies have recently been adopted. Brussels is slowly but surely getting its regulatory game together when it comes to the digital sector, gradually fulfilling the EU’s ambition to be ‘rulemaker not a ruletaker’.

Scientists recycle used facemasks into Ethernet cables


The Ethernet cable produced using the CNTs was good quality and adhered to Category 5 transmission speeds while easily exceeding the benchmarks set for broadband internet in most countries, including the UK. Green chemistry has empowered researchers to turn used facemasks into Ethernet cables. .

Weekly Roundup – Industry News – Week of 10/31/22

HGR Inc.

Powell: “We think we have a ways to go, we have some ground to cover with interest rates” The central bank announced Wednesday that it was pumping up its benchmark rate by a substantial three-quarters of a point for a fourth straight time.

Fastener Distributor Index | October 2022

Fastener News Desk

The Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) was developed as a service to the fastener industry by the FCH Sourcing Network in 2012 to be a new benchmark for the fastener industry.


Fastener News Desk

The Fastener Distributor Index (FDI) was developed as a service to the fastener industry by the FCH Sourcing Network in 2012 to be a new benchmark for the fastener industry. FASTENER DISTRIBUTOR INDEX (FDI) SURVEY FOR JULY, 2022. The FDI dipped to 46.1

Teardown: Apple MacBook Air 2022


better performance on a video editing benchmark than the M1-based edition. Benchmarking suggests that there is some evidence of the M2 dropping performance for some more onerous tasks – again, video-editing stands out. Apple released the first general-user MacBook Air laptop based on its M2 processor in July with UK retail prices starting at £1,249.

ITC Ltd’s Candyman Fantastik Chocobar XL achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ while offering an XL Tribute to the teachers of the country

Dinesh Mishra

We are really pleased to have set a new benchmark with this achievement. Celebrates Teachers Day with Sushila Devi and Avinash Sable , silver winners of the Commonwealth Games and their coach to honour their contribution towards their success.

Exhibition of mixing and crushing technologies at bauma 2022

Dinesh Mishra

At the world’s leading trade show, the technology expert will be exhibiting the twin-shaft batch mixer, which is considered the benchmark in mixing technology, as well as a single-shaft continuous mixer, a rotor impact mill and a rotor centrifugal crusher on a total floor space of 391 m 2.

Tug of the Year – Powered by Echandia

i4.0 today

The winners were announced at the ITS Awards show, in the presence of the industry community, where it was recognized by shipyards, operators, and individuals as the new benchmark in tugboat operations.

Six provinces have hiked up their minimum wage, effective Oct. 1

Canadian Manufacturing

Several provinces have additional pay hikes scheduled over the coming months and years, many in a bid to raise minimum wages to $15 an hour — if they haven’t already reached that benchmark as is the case in Ontario, Alberta, B.C. Six provinces — Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador — hiked their minimum wage effective Oct.

Aparna Unispace partners with Jotun Paints

Dinesh Mishra

Associated with several landmark projects for over 30 years, AEL is globally renowned for setting benchmarks in technology, research, design, and quality.

Smarter Digital Manufacturing Guide to Get Ahead of the Game


Equally, by combining our expertise and benchmarking we can shape best practice ideas and also look to influence funding, policy and digital support going forward.”. A digital transformation specialist has partnered with a leading alliance of trade associations to create an Industry 4.0

Swiss Company Meister Abrasives to Present the Latest in Superabrasive Grinding Solutions at IMTS

Fabricating & Metal Work

With its unparalleled expertise, Meister Abrasives turns its innovations in ceramic and hybrid bonds with CBN and diamond grits into industry-wide benchmarks.