The tide has begun to turn on the flow of manufacturing jobs from the U.S. to China and other low-cost countries, according to a new study.
Once production machinery or the associated control device unexpectedly shuts down, the whole maintenance department moves into scramble mode.
By tossing out paper-based processes and automating a digital workflow, manufacturers can improve payment accuracy and productivity while substantially cutting costs.
Sticky powders present processors with unique material conveying challenges involving volumetric auger fillers that dispense powders, granulars, and flakes for packaging.
Which would you trust more to keep track of your company’s physical assets: a human’s memory, or a computer’s?
When information and data is stored on voluminous quantities of paper, it cannot be shared, tracked, or acted upon efficiently.
All manufacturers want to grow, and growth usually means finding new customers and markets and then making the strategy decisions to find the new sales.
The supply chain hasn’t always been a traditional area of responsibility for a company’s treasury department. However, more and more chief financial officers and treasury departments are finding that they can leverage technology to automate supply chain finance, avoid risk, and improve liquidity.
From prototyping to pick slip, handicraft to high tech, industrial assembly equipment needs to support a variety of operators in a variety of jobs.
Heineken needed a tool that could store calibration results, show the calibration history trend, and provide quick access to calibration data.
Foster transformers are built for the long haul - with a trio of transformers recently replaced after decades of service.
Used in everything from cleaning to metal work, abrasives efficiency and safety are taking center stage for many manufacturers.
There’s more to the forklift story these days, as functionality improves and dealers and aftermarket parts providers help guide users towards better safety and maintenance practices.
Industry experts discuss how the value proposition for certain outsource locations has been shifting, and whether the list of "low cost" countries might now include the U.S.
It’s not difficult to see the reasoning behind integrating American materials into industrial product designs. However, finding available, affordable options can be harder than it sounds.