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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Manufacturers

It’s that time of the year: time to set resolutions that’ll guide you through 2016. As a manufacturer, your goals might be to leverage plant floor dat...… Read More

Small to Mid-Sized Manufacturers: It’s Time to Take Advantage of the IIoT Opportunity

Manufacturers across all industries are investing in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-enabled devices and according to TATA Consultancy, they’re ...… Read More

The Internet of Making Things: The Connected Torque Wrench

For more than 100 years the torque wrench has been an essential and valuable tool for manufacturers because it applies specific torque to a fastener, ...… Read More

Repairing the Clumsy Relationship between People and Technology: Wearables on the Shop Floor at TEDxDetroit

Google Glass, Bluetooth and other emerging mobile and wearable technologies are poised to transform manufacturing practices and how people interact wi...… Read More

Green Flash's Growth Brewed in the Cloud

Mike and Lisa Hinkly, founders of Green Flash Brewery, set out with one goal in mind: to start a brewery with a beer-first mentality. They partnered w...… Read More

Big Questions About Big Data

Big data is everywhere. It seems everyone is talking about it, but there’s still so much confusion around it. To top it off, more data is coming in ev...… Read More

The Cloud: Transforming Global Manufacturing

“It used to be that you had to be a pretty big company before you had multiple plants and before you were serving Asian markets and European markets. ...… Read More

7 Best Practices for More Accurate Inventory Tracking and Reporting

Inventory traceability and tracking is all about creating a paper trail of inventory that reflects physical reality. Many companies manually record i...… Read More

From Webcams to Wearables, Manufacturers Find Novel Uses for Technology on the Shop Floor

Who would have anticipated that the webcam – an inexpensive device designed for video chats – would play a vital role in keeping manufacturing operati...… Read More

How Manufacturers Thrive in an Uncertain Economy

How do you handle uncertain times? One strategy is to hunker down and “weather the storm.” For manufacturers, this often means limiting technology inv...… Read More