Recent Articles

March 25, 2015 10:34 am
Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor
Bob Farrell, CEO of Kewill, offers expert insight into the importance of transportation and warehouse management that can help manufacturers save money and maintain excellent customer relations.    
March 24, 2015 2:52 pm
Tom Grace, Brand Protection Manager, Eaton
The counterfeiting of well-known brands and products is a problem that continues to rise each year; currently, it is estimated to make up five to seven percent of world trade or $1.77 trillion in 2015.
March 24, 2015 10:32 am
Abbey Dean, Editor
Above all, Limor “Ladyada” Fried is a maker — a member of a DIY subculture of engineering-oriented pursuits including 3D printing, electronics and robotics.
March 23, 2015 3:46 pm
This week, Greg Goodwin of LNS research is counting down the top 5 asset performance trends in the manufacturing sector.
March 23, 2015 3:41 pm
GE Reports
The company’s two huge 1,000 MW power plants, which are under construction near Fort Worth, will use the latest GE power generation technology that needs just one tenth of the water amount typically required to cool such large installations, and save “millions of gallons” every day, according to Harris.
March 23, 2015 11:24 am
Anna Wells, Executive Editor, IMPO
It’s easy to look at a situation like GM’s and wonder how it got so catastrophically out of control, but Gittler’s exercise suggests that even the best-laid plans are subject to more than just a small sliver of error.
March 23, 2015 11:31 am
Greg Goodwin, LNS Research
This week, Greg Goodwin of LNS research is counting down the top 5 asset performance trends in the manufacturing sector. To see each day’s newest trend, tune in to IMPO’s second shift.
March 20, 2015 1:55 pm
Joanna Rotter, Content Marketing Manager, MSI
Find out how your manufacturing business can take advantage of the growing trend toward mobile apps and start seeing the results of more efficient operations and detailed reporting.
March 20, 2015 9:38 am
Kari Imberg, Associate Editor
Each year, OSHA names the most cited violations it encountered during its workplace safety inspections that year. The seminar, “Avoiding OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations,” provided insight on the most frequently issued citations and industry best practices for reducing the hazards.
March 19, 2015 2:59 pm
Jack Payne, Vice President of Solution Consulting for Process Manufacturing, Aptean
Process manufacturers are under constant pressure to meet compliance, lower costs and maximize efficiency. All too often manufacturers, unfortunately, lack the tools need to deliver on these goals, struggling to guess at the inefficiencies in what is typically a paper-driven and error-prone manual process. 
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