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March 2017 Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Host Tim Grady discusses the March 2017 Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® with Anthony Nieves. The full report can be found below. March 2017 Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in ...

General Motors Takes On The IIoT

General Motors’ has been using robots throughout their manufacturing production lines for years now. The idea of automation to increase production and assist employees is not a new concept to the behemoth manufacturer. However, there is a relatively new concept that made its way to the manufacturing industry and that is the connected shop floor. GM just recently connected about a quarter of their 30,000 factory robots to the internet. They’re already starting to see it pay off in a big way. ...

The Perfect Battery: Liquid Metals Opens New Doors

Manufacturers continue to struggle with rising energy costs and are searching for a solution. Renewables seem as though they’re an obvious choice when it comes to cutting energy costs, however reliability can still be an issue. When it comes to solar, manufacturers cannot rely on their panels to generate energy on cloudy days and when the wind doesn't blow, wind turbines don’t produce. Developing a way to store renewable energy for days, weeks and even years can prove to be the answer to ...