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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...

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...

Why some people don't like change

Change is an essential part of growing as an industry and finding continued success. However, some people just don't like it.  Industry Week said, "Although mitigating resista...