Recent Articles

August 28, 2014 2:02 pm
Jerry Matos, Product Specialist at Cherry's Industrial Equipment
When it comes to working in the warehouse there are countless distractions.While not all distractions can be eliminated in a warehouse, they can surely be reduced to improve safety and efficiency. Here are 10 distractions to consider and address.
August 28, 2014 12:18 pm
Brady Corporation
Being able to track a part, product or component through a manufacturing process can go a long way in preventing defects, recalls, product returns and combating counterfeit components.                   
August 28, 2014 10:37 am
Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor,
Chem.Info sat down with Thierry Materne, global vice president of Technology for SABIC's Innovative Plastics business, to talk about the development of the world's first thermoplastic wheel.                 
August 28, 2014 9:40 am
Tim Garcia, CEO at Apptricity
Senior business executives who have been trying to squeeze inefficiency out of their supply chains are seeing how they can leverage technology to turn their warehouses into a competitive advantage.               
August 27, 2014 1:51 pm
Steve Erickson, VP of Sales & Engineering, First American Plastic
The future of plastic manufacturing in the United States is far from certain, but many trends are beginning to take shape. From the accelerating pace of 3D printing innovation to new production procedures, plastic manufacturing will likely continue to be a strong yet steadily changing segment of the manufacturing industry overall. 
August 26, 2014 3:05 pm
David Frentzel
Don’t underestimate supply chain management's importance —  because if your company can’t find a way deliver the goods (or raw materials) to customers consistently, reliably and cost-effectively, there’s probably a competitor waiting in the wings that can. 
August 26, 2014 11:10 am
Will Bacon
Here's a look at the seven ways manufacturers can partner with suppliers to reduce their inventory and streamline their logistics and market planning for advanced delivery.             
August 20, 2014 1:44 pm
Andrew Dugenske and Alain Louchez, Georgia Institute of Technology
In a not-too-distant future, manufacturing will be expected to incorporate “intelligence readiness” in all products as society will progressively be relying on an IoT-supported infrastructure.                 
August 19, 2014 4:21 pm
Lola Williams, Bradleys, Inc.
Reliability, MTBF (Mean Time between Failures), downtime, costs, safety, efficiency, standardization have pushed documented motor repair specifications and internal motor repair facility’s repair processes to the forefront in today’s industrial environment.
August 19, 2014 2:11 pm
Jacques Soumeillan
Taking control of your product portfolio and more effectively managing quoting can be a challenge. That’s where the power of a configure-price-quote (CPQ) solution comes in.                      
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