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Manufacturers in Mexico Take on Industry 4.0 and IIoT

  • David Lara
  • Aug. 15, 2019
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Mexico has traditionally been a desirable location for U.S. manufacturers to expand their facilities because of the low cost of labor. But t… Read More

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Industrial IoT and the Pragmatic Manufacturer: Lessons Learned from Prime Day 2019

  • Anurag Garg
  • July 25, 2019
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There is quite a lot of hype surrounding the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) within the manufacturing industry. Large-scale Industrial I… Read More

Modern Manufacturing

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Plex Manufacturing Execution Suite Indication of Changing Times in Manufacturing?

  • Cindy Jutras
  • Jan. 27, 2020
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Plex Systems recently announced its manufacturing operations capabilities are available as a best-of-breed, shop floor-specific offering cal… Read More

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What Shop Floor Data Should You Collect?

  • Stu Johnson
  • Dec. 17, 2019
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As Industry 4.0 becomes more of a reality, smart manufacturers are looking for those precious insights promised by the industry analysts. Bu… Read More

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Government Funding for Canadian Manufacturing Businesses: A Proactive Approach

  • Myra Bredin
  • Dec. 03, 2019
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Manufacturers in Canada are often the primary recipients for government funding, as manufacturing grants tend to be more widely available th… Read More

Customers

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Auto Industry Evolution Sparks Eurotranciatura Mexico’s Growth

  • Lori Zoellner
  • Nov. 19, 2019
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The atmosphere in the global automotive industry is becoming more electric—literally. The Global EV Outlook 2019 reports that the global ele… Read More

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FABTECH: What We Are Learning from Our Manufacturing Leaders

  • Kaitlin Rebella
  • Nov. 13, 2019
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When you think of metal stamping and fabrication, you might not immediately think about the industry’s use of cutting-edge technology with p… Read More

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How to Double the Size of Your Business While Cutting Scrap

  • Lori Zoellner
  • Oct. 24, 2019
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If you’ve noticed the sheer number of electric vehicles on the road today, you can imagine how quickly manufacturers within this industry ar… Read More

News and Culture

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What Does Corporate Social Responsibility Mean at Plex?

  • Cheryl Yuran
  • Dec. 23, 2019
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“Corporate social responsibility” has many definitions, but one that you’ll rarely come across is “a measure of great work/life integration.… Read More

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With 2020 In Sight, We Take a Moment to Admire Manufacturers

  • Lori Zoellner
  • Dec. 20, 2019
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As we get ready to turn the page on 2020, it’s time to take stock of the year, and we can’t do that without taking a moment to take note of … Read More

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5 Reasons to Attend PowerPlex 2020

  • Kaitlin Rebella
  • Dec. 12, 2019
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PowerPlex, the annual user conference that brings together manufacturers from around the globe, is set to take place May 12-14, 2020 in Detr… Read More