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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...

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...

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...

What's next for additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing has gone through many transformations since it was invented, but there are a few more big changes before it goes mainstream.  IndustryWeek said, "Though...

Where AI is heading

Artificial intelligence is already used in manufacturing, but it could soon be used even more! Industry Week reported, "According to an IFS survey of 750 manufacturing compani...

Impacts of the helium shortage

The helium shortage has already affected Party City and they announced that they are closing 45 stores. How is the shortage affecting manufacturing? USA Today said, "Although ...

Learning from Boeing's mistakes

Paying attention to detail in production is important, as Boeing learned the hard way.  IndustryWeek said, "Boeing production employees have said that the leaders at these two...

Why does everyone hate meetings?

Why does everyone seem to hate meetings so much? They are vital for forward movement and growth in a business. Industry Week said, "Instead of creating a forum for productive ...

Surprise guest at a manufacturing plant!

There was a surprise guest at a manuafacturing plant in Tennessee! Wate reported, "The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency said late Wednesday the bear spotted in the DENSO man...

How did US manufacturing perform in March?

How did US manufacturing perform in March? Reuters reported, "U.S. manufacturing output was unchanged in March after two straight monthly declines, resulting in the first quar...