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Tap the Power of Real-Time Production Information

on September 29, 2016 | posted by

within Continuous Improvement

Tap the Power of Real-Time Production Information

 

The majority of manufacturing executives are keenly aware of the power of the Internet of Things (IoT).  IoT has the potential to improve a plants performance. Most manufacturers (85%) reveal that they are planning to deploy […]

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How To Make More Money Now

on August 29, 2016 | posted by

within Continuous Improvement, General, MPI

It’s easy to get preoccupied in manufacturing these days with so many technologies emerging at the same time — the Internet of Things, cloud computing, additive manufacturing, robotics, etc. Can these new technologies transform your company?  Maybe— but only if […]

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Why Every Manufacturer Should Care About Conflict Minerals

on July 27, 2016 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development

Conflict Minerals

The tragic stories of human rights violations and corruption throughout the Congo region of Africa are gut-wrenching. The term “conflict mineral” refers to the mineral ores that are in high demand such as tantalum, tungsten, tin, and gold; commonly called […]

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Buy Local

on June 29, 2016 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development, Workforce Development

Buy Local
Working together to support local manufacturing

Imagine a community where manufacturers could help educators to understand what is needed in the workforce and the schools worked to align their curriculum to meet the needs of the local companies.

Imagine a community […]

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Graduates Bring New Workforce Opportunities

on May 24, 2016 | posted by

within Workforce Development

Graduates Join Workforce

As the 2015 – 2016 school year comes to a close, a new class of graduates are in the midst of finalizing one of life’s most pivotal decisions…what’s next?

For employers, this time of year provides an opportunity to […]

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