Is Your Focus On You, Or Your Customers?

We often oversimplify what we believe a customer’s need is, often due to the fact that many organizations view customer needs through an internal...

6 Industrial Tech Trends We’re Likely to See in 2019

1. Making Industrial Systems More Secure Against Cyberattacks The managers at manufacturing facilities know even a few minutes of downtime could result in thousands of...

Lease Accounting Changes: Is Your Shop Ready?

As manufacturers consider how rapid advancements in technology and new machinery might benefit their businesses, they should also factor upcoming lease accounting changes into...

The Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem

ProShop manufacturing enterprise software has earned the top “Frontrunner” ranking for June 2018 from the consulting, research and software evaluation firm Software Advice* ,...

Transforming to the Digital Factory

Asmanufacturers continue to outfit and upgrade packaging machinery to comply with regulations, the extra steps in serialization (and aggregation) will bring an unwelcome 5-10%...

The Benefits of In-House Machining

When manufacturing environmental equipment like pumps, samplers, and other measuring equipment, manufacturers frequently outsource the machining of their products’ individual parts. Machining equipment is...

Taking the Leap

Manufacturing is enjoying a present reemergence, but companies are still faced with the challenges that rapid growth brings. Growth necessitates careful decision-making, and while...

Continuing to Bring it Home

In 2017 the combined reshoring and related foreign direct investment (FDI) announcements surged, adding over 171,000 jobs in 2017, with an additional 67,000 in...

The Top 7 Problems And Opportunities In Payments

Payments don’t get a lot of attention among the C-suite. That’s not too surprising, since making payment happens long after strategic decisions are made....

Reverse Engineering

Step 1: Determine Intent. How will this image be used? Do I anticipate any changes? What are your tolerance requirements? All these questions are paramount...