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Manufacturing strike in Pennsylvania

There is a strike in Pennsylvania involving almost 2,000 manufacturing workers.  Huff Post reported, "Union members with the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of Am...

Jobs and Industry 4.0

The truth is that automation will take over some jobs that people are currently doing - but that's not the whole story.  Manufacturing Global said, "The working environment is...

Industry 4.0 keywords you should know

Do you know these Industry 4.0 keywords? Smart Factory - A smart factory is a factory that manufactures and runs using technology like artificial intelligence and robots. Smar...

Getting a good start to your digital transformation

Every digital transformation journey starts somewhere! In fact, you might already be further along than you thought! First things first, make sure your network is ready to han...

How IoT and blockchain will impact manufacturing

The fourth industrial revolution is well underway, so what effect will IoT and blockchain have? As IoT becomes more affordable and blockchain matures, the possibilities are gr...

How lean manufacturing can impact your workplace commun...

Lean manufacturing strategies can help you improve your workplace's sense of community.  One step that's often missed is showing the product that's being manufactured actually...

Machine Monitoring: The Strategy to Achieve Expotential...

  Since the industrial revolution, manufacturers have been churning out goods which have bettered the livelihoods of billions of people. Machines have been fed raw material an...

3D printing "growing up"

IndustryWeek says 3D printing is growing up. They said that the widespread use of this technology is, "Just another example of continuous improvement methods that some compani...

Have you tried these smart manufacturing trends?

You want a factory of the future - but how do you get there? Try digitizing your supply chain or monetizing your data. Digital transformation is the way to go! As Manufacturin...

Lean trends you could utilize this year

When it comes to lean manufacturing, there are a few new trends in 2019 that you should keep your eye on.  The two biggest factors driving change in lean manufacturing are IoT...