Featured Stories

Graham Immerman

Graham Immerman

Categories

Posts by Graham Immerman

The Bigger Digital Picture

Weaving is one of the oldest industries known to man.  By taking hundreds of individual threads in one direction and combining them in a unique pattern that interlaces each th...

Professionals happy in business/manufacturing career

Have you heard? The manufacturing field is a great place to work.  For example, those working in supply chain are reporting high job satisfaction.  IndustryWeek said, "When as...

Job growth in manufacturing from automation

The manufacturing industry showed a lot of job growth in May 2019! Advanced Manufacturing reported, "Manufacturing added 3,000 jobs in May, with transportation equipment leadi...

Robot use still increasing in manufacturing

Robot use continues to grow in the manufacturing industry.  Tech Republic said, "The key driver for these technologies has been to promote the safety of workers, the report fo...

The Time is Now for the Smart Factory

Almost everyone has become accustomed to smart phones, smart televisions, and even the concept of smart cars.  And technology has advanced far enough that people understand ge...

NPR on robots and people

Robots are not here to eliminate the need for humans.  NPR reported, "In general, people and robots work best together, with robots handling dangerous, monotonous jobs and pre...

The key to lean manufacturing

What is the key to lean manufacturing? Understanding the Kaizen. Manufacturing Automation said, "Lean manufacturing aims to eliminate waste and Kaizen focuses on creating an e...

There is strength in lean manufacturing

Lean manufacturing can make your business stronger.  OEM Update said, "Lean manufacturing powerfully enables producers to navigate the changing market with precision and agili...

Industry 4.0- You Can Get There from Here

There is an old New England expression that states, “You can’t get there from here”.  It originated as a way of explaining the path to a destination that can’t be accessed wit...

Why should you care about Industry 4.0?

  As Industry 4.0 surges forward, many manufacturers are still pondering what it means and how or whether the latest industrial revolution will affect them.  First coined in G...