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Manufacturing Is Not Immune To Cybersecurity Threats

08

Sep
2019

The high-profile cybersecurity breaches that make headlines tend to involve retailers and financial services. Manufacturers may think they won’t be targeted. Think again. A 2018 IBM-sponsored study by the Ponemon Institute examined 17 industries in terms of cybersecurity threats. Manufacturing made the top three...

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Reorganize and Diversify to Combat Trade Wars

04

Sep
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

With new tariffs and political pressure, trade wars are becoming the norm and preparedness is key. Don’t Panic All supply chain shifts must be strategic. Take the time to research and properly plan your supply chain shifts. Getting your people on the ground, conducting...

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Top 5 Tips for Recruiting Warehouse Workers

01

Sep
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

It isn’t easy finding the right workers. Most quality warehouse workers already have jobs and aren’t looking for a change. There are some best practices that make the search for the right candidates a little easier. 1. Research the Appropriate Starting Rate Hourly pay...

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Trend: Nearshoring To Mexico

13

Aug
2019

A recent article in Manufacturing Global explores why Mexico is attracting nearshoring by a range of industries. Mexico is a big player in manufacturing, and is evolving into a valuable partner for many U.S. manufacturing companies. Author Sergio Tagliapietra, president and CEO of IVEMSA, reminds...

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Social Media Marketing For Manufacturing

09

Aug
2019
Categories :Latest News, Marketing

It may be tempting to overlook the power of SM media marketing in manufacturing. Unless you’re immersed in the many platforms on which SM depends, you may dismiss it as the domain of consumer goods or services with high visual appeal – think travel,...

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Supply Chain Sustainability

05

Aug
2019

Sustainability matters increasingly to consumers. Thanks to the vast amounts of information available on the internet and beyond, consumers have greater awareness and are more empowered than ever to demand evidence of high standards of sustainability and corporate social responsibility in general. These evolving...

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Growth Of The Hybrid And Electric Vehicle Sector

01

Aug
2019

The hybrid and electric car market is thriving. Total revenues of the global hybrid & electric cars market grew 20.6% between 2014 and 2018, according to ReportLinker. Total global revenue for the segment was $134.2 billion in 2018. Reducing Emissions Why are they so...

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Leadership In Manufacturing

02

Jul
2019

Attracting top talent, innovating new programs, capturing market share – virtually every important thing that happens at a manufacturing company boils down to one very important quality. Leadership. Becoming an effective and admired leader is essential to advancement and achievement on the job. A...

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Attracting Talent With Tech

02

Jul
2019

Recruitment challenges are a recurring topic in the manufacturing industry. CNBC says the industry added 350,000 new jobs in 2017. However, many companies are struggling to find qualified candidates. They report a skills gap. Applicants have insufficient skills, or those with sufficient skills are...

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Paperless Manufacturing

01

Jul
2019

The promise of a paperless world accompanied the computer revolution of the late 20th century. Remember? Books, magazines and newspapers were supposed to be obsolete by now. There’s no question that paper has increasingly vanished from our day-to-day lives in certain arenas. Newspaper and...

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