2021

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Will autonomous car racing change your business? It just might

Cisco Industrial Automation

Some days I really get excited about my job. A self-driving race car challenge? That’s just cool any way you look at it. For entertainment, for innovation, and for demonstrating the move to automation that’s already underway across industries. But before we get to that, let me give you a peek inside the first autonomous car race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Maintenance on March 27th 2021 from 9-11:30am PT

Canadian Metalworking Magazine

Hello everyone, We are planning a scheduled downtime Saturday (March 27th) from 9:00am PST until 11:00am PST. We are polishing the infrastructure for an important new beta launch in April. You can follow live updates on Twitter: [link]. Thank you for your patience. Have a wonderful weekend! -Seb, Oliv, and Edwin.

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How to: Embrace Industry 4.0 in Your Factory

Cisco Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the core driver of economic growth in many countries across the world, including the Asia-Pacific region. In my home country of South Korea, it accounts for 27.7% of the GDP. In China, often referred to as “the world’s factory,” the number is 27%, while in the six largest economies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the contribution stands at around 21%.

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Get Brave and Lead: Conversation with JoAnna Garcia Sohovich, CEO, Chamberlain Group

Manufacturers Alliance

The Manufacturers Alliance had the opportunity to connect with JoAnna Garcia Sohovich, CEO of Chamberlain Group, to discuss leadership, growth, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I).

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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NIST Names Joannie Chin as Director of Its Engineering Laboratory

NIST Manufacturing

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has selected Joannie Chin to lead its Engineering Laboratory.

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Kinaxis and LevaData bringing supplier risk insights into supply chain planning

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Kinaxis Inc., the supply chain management software provider, and LevaData, the company that delivers applied AI to transform strategic sourcing and procurement, have entered into a new partnership to enable manufacturers to gain deeper insight into supplier risk and build greater supply chain resiliency.

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ADLINK becomes a Community Member in O-RAN ALLIANCE to boost 5G Open RAN commercialization

Expo21xx

ADLINK Technology Inc., a global leader in edge computing, joins the O-RAN ALLIANCE as a Community Member to actively contribute to the ALLIANCE mission to bring intelligent, open, virtualized and fully interoperable […]. The post ADLINK becomes a Community Member in O-RAN ALLIANCE to boost 5G Open RAN commercialization appeared first on EXPO21XX.com NEWS.

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What Efficiency Increases Do You Get With Automated Palletising?

Granta Automation

This is a question that is well worth answering before you commit to investing capital in an automated palletising solution. Here are some of the efficiency increases that some of our customers have experienced after installation of an automated palletising … Continue reading → The post What Efficiency Increases Do You Get With Automated Palletising?

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Using the Cost of Quality to Guide Manufacturing Improvements

CMTC Manufacturing Tech

Delivering high-quality products and experiences for your customers is usually the top priority for manufacturers. But how can you improve your operations to deliver better results while reducing costs along the way? Keep reading to explore how leveraging Cost of Quality at your manufacturing business can benefit you and your customers. Quick Links: What Is Cost of Quality (COQ)?

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How Collaborative Robots Power Sustainable Manufacturing Practices

Universal Robots

Sustainability ranks high on the global and political agenda as countries and regions set out energy and emission targets as part of climate change-related commitments. Universal Robots, like many other companies, is working to make its own working practices and production more sustainable. What makes a manufacturing process more environmentally ‘sustainable’?

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5 Ways New Manufacturing Companies Are Accelerating Innovation

Next-gen manufacturers are redesigning factories to enable agility at every stage of production. From more timely communication between engineers and technicians to technologies that empower real-time collaboration, they’re getting ahead by making iterations and improvements during a build, across the production line at scale. This level of flexibility means they can develop more quickly than their legacy counterparts.

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SAP S/4HANA SYSTEM CONVERSION: cool things that have happened in 2021

Techedge Group

Introduction. I began posting a series of blogs here about the conversion to SAP S/4HANA back in Apr 2019. There was a lot of interest in KEEP CALM AND MOVE WITH BROWNFIELD , Reduce Business Downtime with Robotic Process Automation , bye-bye SAP GUI, welcome to SAP Business Client and on those about real-life experiences. Indeed as Techedge Group, we are very satisfied with the conversion procedures and with the results obtained in each project.

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Feedly is hiring a Marketing Automation Manager

Canadian Metalworking Magazine

Work at feedly. We’re looking for a hands-on Marketing Automation Manager with Hubspot expertise to help us level up our B2B marketing efforts. You will own our Hubspot environment across the Marketing, Sales and Customer Success teams, and be responsible for educating the broader organization on data hygiene and digital marketing best practices. apply for this positon.

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Hannover Messe 2021: The Journey to Industry 4.0

Cisco Manufacturing

There’s an adage in the world of race car drivers: the car goes where the eyes go. They don’t focus on the immediate obstacle, or the driver next to them. Being clear-eyed about where you want to go gives you the visibility you need to circumvent any challenge that may arise. The same mindset can enable industry leaders looking to digitally transform their operations into the Industry 4.0 era.

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Supporting Strategic Career Growth: Insights from Jean Savage, CEO, Trinity Industries

Manufacturers Alliance

We recently had the opportunity to interview Jean Savage, CEO of Trinity Industries Inc., to discuss leadership and diversity. Trinity is a leading provider of railcar products and services in North America, moving commodities within the energy, chemical, agricultural, transportation, and construction sectors.

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Mastering Digital Transformation: Your Guide to a Successful MES Implementation

70% of digital transformation projects fail (BCG, 2020). In an industry where most large software implementations falter, we recognize the importance of planning, optimization, and execution. With over 25 years of industry experience and countless successful implementations, MASS Group is opening the vault of tips and tricks to provide a complimentary step-by-step guide in implementing a Work-In-Progress (WIP) tracking software.

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Galaxy Sivtek

Upcoming Exhibition - 2022. To leverage our reach and to extend our footprints across India, we will be participating in multiple exhibitions from December 2021 to February 2022. Don't miss a chance to interact with our product experts and to view a live working demo of our sieving & filtration equipment. Find the Details below. 1) International Foodtech Kolkata.

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Surviving to thriving: The digital transformation of SMBs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

As a result of the pandemic, SMBs are investing increasingly more time and money in their digital transformation efforts. While some implemented digital capabilities for the first time as a matter of survival, others accelerated their journey to cloud adoption in order to remain nimble in light of ongoing disruption.

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Celebrating Manufacturing Day 2021 — Three Ways to Create a Great Hybrid Event

NIST

While Fridays have always been a reason to celebrate, the first Friday of October is one that is near and dear to the MEP National NetworkTM, as this year, Friday, October 1, is Manufacturing Day (MFG Day)! Organizing your MFG Day events may have changed quite a bit in the last 18 months. Prioritizing safety, venue capacity constraints, and reduced corporate travel have presented real challenges for organizing manufacturing expos, conferences, factory tours, and other in-person traditional event

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

Expo21xx

Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), launches the new SMARC module fA3399 with Arm® processor Rockchip RK3399K. In the benchmark of Arm®-based modules, the new Kontron module has […]. The post Kontron introduces its new SMARC module fA3399 with Arm® processor Rockchip RK3399K appeared first on EXPO21XX.com NEWS.

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

We’ve all heard the buzzwords to describe new supply chain trends: resiliency, sustainability, AI, machine learning. But what do these really mean today? Over the past few years, manufacturing has had to adapt to and overcome a wide variety of supply chain trends and disruptions to stay as stable as possible. Stability has become key in this post-COVID world, and will remain key moving forward.

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Small Footprint Palletiser Cell

Granta Automation

With space being at a premium in many manufacturing facilities, automated palletising systems have often been unviable in the past due to space constraints. This has meant that goods have had to continue to be palletised manually, along with all … Continue reading → The post Small Footprint Palletiser Cell first appeared on Granta Automation.

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NIST Helps OMG Update a Simulations Standard, Improving System Engineering

NIST Manufacturing

Disclaimer: Any mention of commercial products within NIST web pages is for information only; it does not imply recommendation or endorsement by NIST. The Object Management Group? (OMG?

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4 ways to install internet in the workshop

Picomto

It should be said that internet has become an fundamental communication channel for large companies as well as for small and medium size ones. In fact, this information and communication tool offers exceptional growth prospects. It is an excellent means of exchange, communication, working, learning and trading. This interaction tool helps [.]. L’article 4 ways to install internet in the workshop est apparu en premier sur.

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Additive Manufacturing Entries Have Strong Showing in CTMA Technology Competition

NCMS

Sorry you have no rights to view this entry! The post Additive Manufacturing Entries Have Strong Showing in CTMA Technology Competition appeared first on National Center for Manufacturing Sciences.

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A Low-Risk, Incremental Approach to Smart Manufacturing for Small & Medium Manufacturers

This guidebook discusses how small/medium manufacturers have implemented Smart Manufacturing initiatives and realized benefits such as increased productivity as well as higher levels of coordination and speed within the enterprise and supply chain.

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Feedly is hiring a VP Marketing

Canadian Metalworking Magazine

We are looking for a VP Marketing with a proven track record of driving growth in an early stage B2B SaaS environment. You will be responsible for developing and executing the Feedly marketing strategy. It is a unique opportunity to significantly impact the growth trajectory of an exciting startup that is transforming how 15M+ curious minds research and consume information.

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Hannover Messe 2021: What’s next for Manufacturing?

Cisco Manufacturing

An Industry Changed. It’s no secret that manufacturing was one of the hardest hit industries by COVID-19. The mass shuttering of factories tanked businesses, disrupted supply chains, and put millions out of work around the world. The numbers are quite staggering. A report from Interact Analysis noted that nearly $3 trillion of global industrial production would be lost due to the pandemic.

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4 Ways to Meet Future Workforce Needs Now

Manufacturers Alliance

With a digital skills gap facing manufacturers, the last thing business leaders want to hear is that industry experts are predicting high levels of employee turnover in 2021. At the recent Digital Skills at the Factory virtual seminar, industry peers discussed what is deepening the skills gap, what’s at stake for competitiveness, and ways to address it for your company in the future.

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Design Upgradation of Sivtek Super Gyro Separator®

Galaxy Sivtek

The design engineers at Galaxy Sivtek have recently upgraded the design of the Sivtek Super Gyro Separator®. Sivtek Super Gyro Separator® is a circular vibratory separator used for sieving, sorting & filtration of any powder, granular or liquid material. The design of the base has been upgraded mainly to make the operation, in-plant movement, and cleaning processes easy.

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Best Practices to Boost Marketing Efficiency while Decreasing Cost Per Sale

Speaker: Kristin Hess - Senior Product Marketing Manager, Drift; Will Lyon - Head of Vertical Marketing, 6sense

The past three years have forced nearly every industry to rethink their prospect and customer engagement strategy. But while we’ve all been thrust into digital transformation, we haven’t all made the transition efficiently. Now that we know digital selling is the new norm, how can we ensure our website is doing as much of the leg work as possible for us - even in the midst of economic challenges?

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Gartner announces Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

With limited budgets at their disposal, and CEOs demanding to focus on cost optimisation while also improving resilience, chief supply chain officer(CSCO) investments must be split in-between capabilities of different maturity, according to Gartner, Inc.

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Stay on the Nice List with Gift Ideas from American Manufacturers

NIST

Each year, the MEP National NetworkTM is fortunate to assist manufacturing companies across the nation that are operating at the cutting-edge of their industries and creating distinct, quality products. And, each year, we like to share some of these small to medium-sized manufacturers and their products with you. While not exhaustive, this gives you a sense of the great products made right here in the U.S.

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Murrelektronik presents its new decentralized installation solutions designed for industrial image processing

Expo21xx

Vision systems are becoming increasingly important in industrial manufacturing and logistics. When it comes to Industry 4.0 or AI of Things, industrial image processing cameras can’t be missing. With its vision installation […]. The post Murrelektronik presents its new decentralized installation solutions designed for industrial image processing appeared first on EXPO21XX.com NEWS.

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The 5S Method for Workplace Organization

DSIMN

It’s a competitive world out there, but for Sheet Metal Fabrication and CNC Machining shops like Decimet Sales Inc. (DSI), it’s more than just a competitive space - it’s crowded! That’s why we at DSI look for ways to differentiate ourselves from the competition, while maintaining quality and staying competitively priced. One such way is by adopting the 5S method for workplace organization.

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Innovations in Manufacturing: How to Become Your New Tech's Master

Speaker: Gary Mintchell, Founder of The Manufacturing Connection

In a world where new technology keeps popping up out of nowhere, it's easy to think that this new tech can solve any and all your manufacturing challenges. This is a dangerous assumption because thoughtless reliance on technology can become a liability. Yes, tech does makes work easier and faster, but we've learned in recent decades that projects can still fail if the new technology being used doesn't bring manufacturing, business, and go-to-market strategies together.