Recent Articles

October 30, 2014 1:57 pm
Scott W. Sims, Senior Vice President, Allegiance Capital Corporation
As the economy recovers, middle market manufacturing companies are poised to make a big comeback in terms of profitability and as appealing prospects for investors.                         
October 29, 2014 1:58 pm
Jolie Darrow
It’s no surprise that recent years have brought a surge in demand for products made in the USA. The financial crisis of 2008, and subsequent recession, have caused Americans to rethink the importance and position of the U.S. economy.     
October 28, 2014 10:26 am
Jerry Matos, Product Specialist, Cherry's Industrial Equipment
Undoubtedly, maintaining material handling equipment requires an investment of time and money, however, the alternative cost for not maintaining equipment will be much higher since it will lead to the following issues:  lost productivity, prematurely retiring equipment and the need to replace equipment.
October 27, 2014 10:26 am
Jeffrey Cohen
Although the price to acquire the equipment is important for buyers to consider, there are other long-term costs outside of the equipment purchase price that buyers should also take into account before finalizing their purchase.       
October 24, 2014 2:50 pm
Pat Garrehy
A growing number of manufacturing companies are bringing their operations back to the United States and they are discovering that cloud based ERP software can help their core functions become more efficient and cost-effective — ultimately driving greater revenue.
October 24, 2014 9:38 am
Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.Net
Allison Grealis and I met briefly at the 4th annual Women in Manufacturing Summit, where women working in manufacturing came from around the country to network, share experiences, and offer advice to young women thinking about entering the field.
October 23, 2014 9:57 am
Chris Palmisano
Besides training employees on the new GHS (Global Harmonization System) labeling elements, new pictograms, and the new SDS (Safety Data Sheet) format, there are more important challenges to compliance, that many employers and Safety Managers may not even realize.
October 22, 2014 2:18 pm
Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.Net
Finding and utilizing the right ERP system is a great way to streamline a company’s manufacturing process, minimize miscommunication and disconnect amongst your employees, and decrease the resulting errors.             
October 21, 2014 9:31 am
Paul Leavoy
As EHS regulations and best practices become more comprehensive and expansive, we’re seeing a new imperative in managing EHS supply chain performance. No longer is it acceptable to simply manage EHS performance within your own organization.   
October 20, 2014 9:17 am
Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.Net
Small or mid-sized businesses will benefit most from an ERP system if it can be customized as much as possible and the company can take advantage of the most cutting-edge ERP technology available.               
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