What Makes Plymouth Foam an Industry Leader? Innovation and Family

Back in 1978, foam products weren’t commonplace in Plymouth, Wisconsin. However, Tecwyn “Tec” Vance Roberts, a local engineer, realized that area indu...… Read More

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

Argent Sparks Growth and Employee Satisfaction with New Manufacturing Technology

They’re under the hood of your car, on the medicine you take, and on the groceries you buy. They help shop floor operators make things like phone char...… Read More

Future of Manufacturing Roundtable: The future is bright, but comes with growing pains

Plex Systems recently brought together industry analysts and its customers for the second Future of Manufacturing Roundtable (FoMR). This collaborativ...… 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

GenZe Manufactures a Smart Product with a Big Mission

The transportation industry is rapidly changing, and not just due to the explosive popularity of ridesharing solutions like Uber and Lyft. Just look a...… Read More

Mobility Puts Power at Manufacturers’ Fingertips

A recent industry study validated the importance of mobile devices in manufacturing, uncovering that 90% of manufacturers already use mobile phones,...… Read More

PowerPlex 2017 – Innovation in Action

As PowerPlex 2017 wraps up this week, I find myself reflecting on the many great conversations I had with smart, interesting people who are working on...… Read More