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How MFG Day Continues to Benefit The Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing day was on October 2nd and the results from this incredible event exceeded all expectations. A survey of participants and hosts found that MFG day had a strong positive impact on students, parents, teachers and manufacturers. Deloitte put together a poll to gain a better understanding on how everyone involved responded to the largest Manufacturing Day ever. “The co-producers of ...

Why STEM is Important

There has been so much talk about the manufacturing industry's struggle to find qualified talent to fill the ever growing skills gap. Many assume that because these facilities are relying more and more on automation to manufacturer their products, there is no need for human employees. Furthermore, students and the general public underestimate the rewarding careers the manufacturing industry has ...

3 Steps To Success: Industrial Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is making its way into the manufacturing industry. Many larger manufacturers have already been making the move towards a connected facility as well as connecting everything in between. As implementing IoT systems and hardware becomes more affordable and streamlined more manufacturers will make the move to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Right now manufacturers ...

What Can Lean Manufacturing Do For You?

Manufacturers are always striving for perfection, but as we know nothing is ever perfect. The closest they can come to perfection is continuous improvement. Lean manufacturing principles are one of the best tools manufacturers can use to continue to improve their efficiency and productivity. Lean manufacturing is a term that describes streamlining manufacturing processes to reduce waste, as in ...

$100 Million Investment Into Sustainable Jet Technology

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is providing $100 million in contracts to eight manufacturers in order to develop new jet technology to lower emissions, noise and fuel consumption. This is the second phase of the FAA's Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions, and Noise (CLEEN II) program. This five-year program will be a continuation of the original CLEEN program that began in 2010. The goal ...

Women In Manufacturing Organization Growth STEP AHEAD

CLEVELAND, Ohio - If a group of people like Lisa Habe have their way, hundreds of more women will start working in manufacturing - from the C-suite to the front lines. The way this group sees it, it's still a male-dominated industry, and they want more women to consider jobs in the field that range from designing new products and making things, to running departments or the entire company. ...

Remanufacturing: A New Life For an Old Machine

Remanufacturing is bringing new life to outdated machines. This process of reverse engineering and replacing key components lets a manufacturer update their legacy equipment which saves money while also being the environmentally friendly option. Remanufacturing is more sustainable than recycling because it requires less new parts but also gives the manufacturer the updated machine they need. ...

Drones for Industrial Manufacturers

Drones could have a huge impact on the way manufacturers think about shipping and logistics. With new technologies hitting the market, these new drones are more powerful and are able to stay in flight for much longer. As companies such as Amazon start to see the potential for drones in shipping products, industrial manufacturers are starting to wonder if they will be able to benefit from unmanned ...

The Manufacturing Robot

Artificial Intelligence isn't fully here just yet but programmers, engineers and intellects are on their way to making new robots that can work alongside humans. “…just in the past few years, digital technologies and all their manifestations, including robots, have been breaking out of the little box where they’d been operating and starting to demonstrate capabilities that they never, ever ...

Automakers rev up innovation in the Bay Area

In the future, your car will anticipate your every need, from where you're heading to what you'd like to listen to along the way -- and, of course, drive itself. That's the vision automakers are test-driving in Silicon Valley, which has emerged as ground zero in the race to reimagine the automobile. Car companies ranging from General Motors to Mercedes have set up shop in the nation's hotbed ...