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Embrace Disruption: The Supply Chain

Fabricating & Metal Work

COVER STORY Metalworkers can build supply chains that can bend without breaking thanks to innovative strategies, processes and products. In response, metalworkers continue to invest in automation, robotics and machinery to speed up their processes, manufacturing highly precise and accurate components and parts.

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Leveraging the OT edge to navigate process manufacturing

Control Engineering

Process manufacturing, DCS, cloud insights. The cost and complexity of accessing the critical data connected to the distributed control system (DCS) is a challenge for process manufacturers. Keywords: process manufacturing, edge computing. Visibility of control and optimization data in real-time.


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More sensors, despite strained supply chain

Control Engineering

KEYWORDS: Process sensors, process instrumentation, Endress+Hauser CONSIDER THIS How are you investing in process instrumentation to measure a more productive future? The post More sensors, despite strained supply chain appeared first on Control Engineering.

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Important Smart Factory KPIs

Gary Mintchell

Through Microsoft, I discovered this 59-page IoT Signals Report – Manufacturing Spotlight (August 2022), published by Microsoft and Intel, with research conducted by IoT Analytics. One of the findings from the research tells us 72% of manufacturers have partially or fully implemented a smart factory strategy today. Why it matters.

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$53.5 million boost for industry partnerships

Manufacturer's Monthly

The announcement of the additional funding means the IPP will support more key projects that are focussed on growing Queensland’s priority industries, strengthening our local supply chains, encouraging collaboration between all levels of government and industry, and leveraging private sector investment.

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Should you be looking for AI in an ERP?

AU Manufacturing

On the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we can acknowledge that supply chains are more efficient and informed than ever before. Greater efficiency AI has the power to optimise your supply chain by automating repetitive and time-consuming tasks, reducing the occurrence of errors, and increasing efficiency.

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Time for the Aerospace & Defence Industry to Embrace Greater Digitisation


According to our A&D Digital Manufacturing Productivity Snapshot research, 97% of A&D manufacturers in the UK and the US say the industry has suffered from an underinvestment in digitisation and now is the time to take to improve supply chain efficiencies and create a productivity advantage.