on January 25, 2017 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Manufacturing Sustainable Growth
Sustainability is often defined as the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. In manufacturing, sustainability typically focuses on finding the best way to produce products […]
on December 19, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Cyber-Security for Manufacturers
5 Steps to Protect your Business
Cyber-crime is a very real threat to businesses. Small businesses are particularly in danger, since they may not have the ability to overcome the cost of a data breach, which averages $38,000 for small […]
on November 28, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Engaged Employees Drive Productivity
Manufacturers are only as good as their least engaged employees.
Equipment problems are ignored by unskilled workers who don’t have the training to fix them.
Defective products are shipped by disaffected associates who have no incentive to catch errors.
on October 28, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Fill Your Company Skill Gaps
Are you struggling to fill open positions in your company? According to data from the 2014 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, women make up about 47 percent of the total labor force, but only 27 percent […]
on September 29, 2016 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
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 […]