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Manufacturing Job Recovery Region

10

Mar
2019
Categories :Latest News

Manufacturing jobs are a useful metric to keep an eye on, if you’re in the manufacturing industry. They represent an interesting intersection between the state of the industry and the state of the economy as a whole. A recent blog article in Liberty Street...

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Prolong Equipment Life To Benefit Bottom Line

03

Mar
2019

Equipment represents a massive capital investment for any manufacturer. You want it to function and last to its fullest potential. Proper, proactive attention and maintenance can make a big difference. Prolonging the life of your equipment isn’t just about deferring replacement costs as long...

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Robot Race

04

Feb
2019

ROBOT REVOLUTION Did you ever imagine you’d have a robot in the plant? As we grew up with fictional robots over the last century, they’ve been both helpful and devious. Silicon Republic published a list of The 50 Greatest Robots in Pop Culture History,...

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Software as Service (SaaS)

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Jan
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE (SaaS) As you look back at 2018 and evaluate your wins and losses for the year, how does your software look? Does it fall in the “headache” category? Unfortunately, it’s also kind of a headache to consider what your new...

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API Strategy

28

Jan
2019

APIs (APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES) The tremendous growth of IT advances has a huge impact on manufacturing. Anyone who dismisses staying up to date with IT developments risks being overtaken by the competition. In today’s plant, integration is the name of the game. Applications, data...

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2018 United States Import Tariffs

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Jan
2019

In 2018 the United States imposed new import tariffs. Now that we’ve embarked on 2019, how has this move played out? The tariffs hit about $283 billion of U.S. imports at rates which ranged from 10 to 50%. For a highly detailed, economy-wonk analysis, the website...

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Fiber eX Plus With Smartflex Rapid Automation

07

Jan
2019

At Laser1, we’re proud to announce we’ll be ringing in the new year with a brand new laser cutter! Introducing the Fiber eX Plus from Mitsubishi: The first fiber laser in our stable of machines. With lots of integrated automation functions, it will help...

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Don’t Let The Skilled Labor Shortage Slow You Down

04

Jan
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

You’ve seen the headlines: “Manufacturers Are Concerned Skilled Labor Shortage Could Stymie Innovation” is just one example. According to a recent National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) survey, manufacturers are worried about the possibility of a “full-blown workforce crisis.” 58 percent of respondents anticipate hiring...

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Advantages of Laser Cutting

03

Jan
2019

At Laser 1, we’ve got state-of-the-art laser cutters to handle precision laser cutting projects. Between the 5th Axis Mazak and the Lasertube LT5, we provide our customers with laser parts production on both flat sheet metals and cylindrical and rectangular tube cutting. Laser cutting...

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Manufacturing Predictions For 2019

01

Jan
2019

As reliably as spring follows winter, January brings predictions. As 2019 unfolds, why not find out what the experts are saying about the manufacturing industry. As we’ve often discussed here, it’s essential to know what’s going on in the economic and manufacturing landscape, because...

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