In order to enable the effective and efficient handling of IoT analytics, running some of the analytics “on the edge” is essential.
Distributing and manufacturing companies need a master data strategy when it comes to their catalog. Catalog migration is one of the single greatest problems we see in eCommerce implementations.
While automating business processes through robotics can reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance performance and quality, it’s very likely that these trends will arouse concerns about the possibility of job loss or the need for new skills.
The Bakken. The words have become synonymous with America's energy boom and the thundering noise of oil wells. But unfortunately the industry in the region has also developed a reputation for something darker: oilfield worker deaths.
There are both benefits and drawbacks to becoming more eco-friendly in manufacturing. It's important to look at the facts and make a decision based on your company's capability and needs.
In today's interconnected world where businesses increasingly rely on data and networks, a single sophisticated cyberattack on a business can inflict as much harm as a natural disaster.
To achieve better approaches to regulatory compliance, decision-makers should understand both the overview and particulars of what the EPA and OSHA require.
When it comes to lifting equipment, errors in spec’ing, usage and maintenance can mean more than just downtime. Because of the heavy loads this equipment is often tasked with moving, one wrong move can mean a serious safety issue as well.
Lighting is one of the largest overheads for warehouses, representing about 30 percent of a typical warehouse or facility’s energy usage.
For most industrial facilities, the arrival of winter heralds two problems: cold employees and high natural gas bills. A solution to those problems can be found in large, overhead fans already in use in many facilities.
Labor productivity has a major impact on the cost of maintenance and few maintenance managers know the effectiveness of their crews. They should know and improve the conditions that affect labor productivity on their sites.
Elevance’s success has hinged on more than just green appeal. The company says what sets their products apart is that they rival their petro-derived counterparts in both performance and price.
As candidates from both sides of the aisle start to hit the lengthy Presidential campaign trail, U.S. manufacturing, as usual, becomes the focus of more than a few debate points on job development, the trade deficit, and ‘reshoring.’
As reshoring efforts increase, more skilled workers are needed.
The decline in American manufacturing and the rise of products made in China have frustrated America workers and been fodder for political commentators for years.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) has been hyped as the “next big thing” for manufacturing and other industrial businesses. Believe the hype.
For any structure, unchecked water can be devastating. In fact, by many estimates, water is the single biggest cause of commercial property damage.
Safety communication is an extremely important, and often overlooked, facet in businesses; but a safer workplace leads to a better bottom line.
As devices are embedded with technology that can communicate and interact with other devices, supply chains will also be impacted.
Focusing on Millennial workers can help manufacturers adapt to a changing industrial landscape and come out a step ahead.