Recent Articles

June 22, 2015 9:29 am
GH Rao, President – Engineering Services (ERS) for HCL Technologies
Recently, we’ve witnessed a shift from products to an ecosystem of services around the product focusing on end user experience.
June 19, 2015 10:36 am
Sameer Bhatia
Purchasing a new enterprise application is an important step your company can take toward becoming a better business. But like all new workplace initiatives, just because you build it doesn’t mean that they will come.
June 18, 2015 2:53 pm
William G. Sutton, CAE, President and CEO, Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
When you’re looking to preserve or access capital, equipment financing is an attractive option that offers these and numerous other benefits when acquiring equipment. With leasing, knowing the factors that go into deciding whether to enter into a fair market value (FMV) lease or $1 buyout lease will enable you to make the right financing choice for the equipment you need to operate your business. 
June 18, 2015 9:44 am
Jacob Haugen
Virtualization as a manufacturing tool is powerful because it's hardware independent for systems that cannot fail.
June 17, 2015 2:21 pm
Tim Kister, CMRP, Life Cycle Engineering
Developing and executing a weekly maintenance schedule comes with its own unique set of challenges. However, there are ways to make it easier, more manageable and most important effective. 
June 17, 2015 9:41 am
Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info
Here are some examples of innovative solutions IoT can provide.
June 16, 2015 2:25 pm
Alfredo Piccolo, Vice President CTS Sales & Marketing USA Atlas Copco Compressors LLC
Of all the energy used in manufacturing, compressed air systems have the largest potential for improvement.
June 16, 2015 9:46 am
Maura Falk, Associate Editor
Tom Lego the manager of Toyota’s National Customer Center, took the time to discuss the company’s material handling business. He discusses the advantages of domestic operations, the touchstones of the company’s success, current trends and much more.
June 15, 2015 1:52 pm
George Krauter
True and optimum “Integrated Supply” is [or should be] a defined process that allows the client to discontinue management of MRO stores and related operations while optimizing return on investment benefits. 
June 15, 2015 9:53 am
Jack Payne
Mass recalls can be prevented. Manufacturers can become more proactive in mitigating the risk and impact of contamination if leveraging technology correctly.
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