Manufacturing Matters

Innovation in manufacturing from 3 expert perspectives

April 24, 2017

Infor and IndustryWeek recently hosted a panel discussion on the front-line issues surrounding innovation in manufacturing. Professionals from academia, solution development, and system design participated, …

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Global economy looking up for manufacturers

April 18, 2017

Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director, said in a recent speech that the global economy is showing multiple positive signs, although more work is …

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Reimagining the digital supply chain to support customer centricity

April 14, 2017

Given all the attention to the supply chain over the past two decades, one might think all available efficiencies have already been found. But in …

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Speeding new product introductions to meet customer expectations

April 10, 2017

Building and turning on an “innovation engine” is no easy task. Manufacturers in all industries are facing increased pressure to speed the rate of product …

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Building customer loyalty in B2B manufacturing

April 3, 2017

It’s the era of customer focus. Manufacturers in every industry are learning that customer obsession—not just customer service—is increasingly critical to success. For many manufacturers, …

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10 ways software stretches resources, boosts productivity, and helps cope with skilled worker shortage

March 29, 2017

Manufacturing jobs are in the spotlight once again. The federal focus on bringing manufacturing jobs back to American workers has stirred up the topic, along with …

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Manufacturing’s great debate: Is the idea or execution more important to innovation success?

March 27, 2017

Innovation is a central component of manufacturing today. It takes many forms and addresses many functions. Some are simple tactics for improving shop floor operations. …

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Pharma productivity requires a systemic check-up

March 22, 2017

The pharmaceutical industry is anything but stable. While an aging population and emerging technologies offer an optimistic outlook, downward pressure on pricing and new competition …

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Manufacturing software solutions help meet demand for increased agility

March 21, 2017

A new report from the MPI Group examines the challenges and opportunities industrial machinery and equipment (IM&E) manufacturers face and explains how software solutions help …

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Start with low-hanging fruit: 4 ways smart technology improves manufacturing productivity

March 20, 2017

You’ve likely heard or read about the predictions stating smart, connected products, systems, and machinery will transform manufacturing. Sensor-based technology promises to bring seas of …

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