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Innovative Materials on the Manufacturing Horizon

29

Jun
2020

Labs around the globe are populated by creative thinkers seeking to revolutionize materials of all kinds. A hundred years ago, plastic was just beginning to flourish. Kevlar was invented in 1964, and now widely used for personal protective gear, musical gear and car components....

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Strategies For The Remote Workforce In Manufacturing

22

Jun
2020

Remote work is nothing new. Ever since the internet entered nearly every home in America, some people have been working at home regularly, often just for one or two days a week. That’s changed. Shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders have moved a lot of workers...

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Five Ways Robots Are Fighting COVID-19

15

Jun
2020
Categories :Latest News, Technology

The coronavirus pandemic has introduced us to a new way of life. As businesses around the globe try to accommodate the newfound need for customer and employee safety in the face of this virus, technology has been a savior. From providing easy ways to...

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The 5s System Of Manufacturing

08

Jun
2020

Every manufacturer is constantly seeking to increase efficiency in service of the bottom line. Every percentage point of improvement in terms of time, materials and equipment translates into reduced costs, and potentially greater profit, volume or both. What’s not to love? While honing efficiency...

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What the COVID- 19 Crisis Is Teaching Us about the Manufacturing Industry

01

Jun
2020

Teaching moments are seldom easy. COVID-19 is no exception. Nothing like a global pandemic to encourage us to reexamine just about everything. In the manufacturing industry, we’re taking a closer look at business-critical factors like supply chain, IT infrastructure, liquidity, diversification, and more. It’s...

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Customer Relationship Management

25

May
2020
Categories :Business, Latest News

Customer Relationship Management is a new buzzword for a very old concept: customer satisfaction. Here’s how Gartner, a research and advisory company, defines it: “the practice of designing and reacting to customer interactions to meet or exceed customer expectations and, thus, increase customer satisfaction,...

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Eight Tips for Effective Virtual Meetings

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Apr
2020
Categories :Business, Latest News

The social distancing measures dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic have launched one of the fastest shifts ever seen in the workplace: Virtual meetings are suddenly the rule, not the exception. Just a few months ago, some of us never engaged in meetings that were...

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Digital Transformation Strategy for Manufacturing

14

Apr
2020
Categories :Business

It’s officially an era in which digital data, connectivity, and processing intersect every aspect of manufacturing. Organizational structure, training, revenue models – it’s all impacted. Are you ready to get serious about getting digital? Digital Transformation Strategy for Manufacturing We found a long, useful...

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Recruiting the Younger Generations to the Trades

19

Mar
2020

How can we recruit more of the younger generations into the trades? Truthfully, the conversation isn’t just about the so-called Millennial generation, but about younger workers in general. For a quick primer on generations: Baby Boom: 1946 to 1964 Generation X: 1965 to 1979...

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Four Productivity Hacks to Transform Your Week

12

Mar
2020
Categories :Business

We all know that the fabulous high that accompanies being truly productive. It feels great to stay focused for hours at a time, completely dedicated to your project and accomplish meaningful goals. Most of us also know that aimless sensation of spinning our wheels...

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