EU Automation Diversification COVID-19

Diversification – Becoming A Master of All Trades

“You must be diversified enough to survive bad times, so that skill and good process can have the chance to pay off in the...
pragmadik, positioning

Why Positioning Is More Important Than Ever

There was a great book published back in 2001 called "Positioning" by Al Ries and Jack Trout. It emphasized the importance and impact of...
Section 179

Manufacturers Need Section 179 More Than Ever in 2020

We’re in the home stretch of 2020, and for most manufacturing companies, this year was a real challenge. But in a year of unpredictability,...
simplification, lean, olson

Overly Lean Organizations Are Less Resilient

Lean is all about simplification, streamlining, and eliminating waste. What could be bad about that? It has been found to not only improve consistency...
relayr Industrial Internet of things IIoT

Survey: U.S. Manufacturers Look to Equipment-as-a-Service Business Models as Advantage in Current Crisis

Study describes the attitudes toward current developments in the industry and any short- and long-term impact the health crisis will have on their...
tariff covid-19 reshoring

Coronavirus and Tariff Uncertainty – Factors Influencing Reshoring

The ramifications of the coronavirus against the backdrop of tariff uncertainty have companies rethinking their supply chains and considering what to reshore. Even before...
EVCO Plastics EXACT Metrology

EVCO Plastics Streamlines Quality Inspection

EVCO Plastics is a global injection molder based in DeForest, Wisconsin, with plants throughout the USA as well as Mexico and China. Since 1948,...
Four Steps for Future-Proof Manufacturing Avanade

Four Steps for Future-Proof Manufacturing

To say that times are challenging for manufacturing is an understatement. The last year has seen manufacturers navigate tariffs, a trade war, and now...
COVID-19, Coronavirus, pandemic

Responding to the Pandemic | COVID-19

Before I began writing for Industrial Machinery Digest, I worked for a decade in the medical diagnostic industry. It was primarily second or third...
Forklift Market analysis Research and markets

Research and Markets Global Forklift Market Analysis Shows Growth

Research and Markets research shows forklift market worldwide is projected to grow by $3.9 billion, driven by a compounded growth of 2.6 percent. Diesel,...

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