Investing In Your Future: Marketing for Sustainable Business Growth

Right now, many manufacturers are enjoying a period of high production rates. It’s a challenge to find qualified employees to hire and to keep...

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...

5 Ways to Cut Filter Costs for Air Filtration Equipment

If you’re engaged in welding, cutting, grinding or other dust-producing processes, air filtration is essential. But are you spending more than you should to...

European Space Agency awards contract to Siemens and Sonaca for additive manufacturing applications

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected Siemens Digital Industries Software to develop aerospace design applications for metal additive manufacturing. The applications will leverage...

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....

Perfecting Inspection Operations

A major supply chain solutions company performs printed circuit board (PCB) assembly. The solder connections on the PCB are inspected with a Vitrox vision...

Reshoring Success

In 2018 the number of companies reporting new reshoring and foreign direct investment (FDI) was at the highest level in history, up 38 percent...

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...

Avoiding Robotics Defeat

In 1984, The Learning Company released Robot Odyssey, which has been called the hardest computer game of all time with players having to program...

The Changing Role of ERP in Manufacturing

ERP: The Financial Backbone of the Organization ERP systems were originally designed to be the transactional backbone of the enterprise. As such, they focused heavily on...