Manufacturing Matters

December 2016

Big data is creating a more sustainable chemical industry

December 20, 2016

Over the past few years, big data has evolved from an ”emerging technology” into a mainstream activity that is generating a virtual tidal wave of …

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Predictions for the 2017 manufacturing revolution

December 19, 2016

As manufacturers take a collective year-end sigh, pause, and reflect on the state of manufacturing, thoughts naturally turn to predictions for 2017. Will the coming …

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Vehicle-to-vehicle tech passes regulatory hurdle

December 15, 2016

On Tuesday, Dec 13, the US National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration proposed new rules requiring automakers to adopt crash-avoidance technology that allows all new …

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The real benefit of manufacturing digitalization: new revenue streams

December 12, 2016

As manufacturers develop strategic plans for 2017, investment in digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) is likely to be on the priority list. Pelted …

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Top 5 supply chain challenges for consumer product companies

December 8, 2016

If there’s one industry that has consumer centricity at the core of its go-to-market strategy for the coming year, it has to be consumer products. …

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Metal fabricators: 10 tools to help manage the new normal

December 7, 2016

Metal fabricators no longer have to accept volatility as inevitable.  Manufacturers can turn to IT solutions to help tame the complexity inherent in their industry, …

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A growing appetite for intelligent food processing

December 6, 2016

Over the past year, we’ve seen a continuing and significant shift towards cloud-based technology. While the traditional drivers of these solutions include lower upfront costs, …

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Manufacturing in 2017: A year of global influence

December 5, 2016

“It’s a small world after all” has been an iconic phrase since Walt Disney Studios introduced the exhibit of singing children at the 1964 World’s …

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High tech is coming to eat the auto industry’s lunch. Or is it?

December 2, 2016

Yesterday, we talked about how the convergence of automotive manufacturing and high tech is forming a new ecosystem that operates very unlike the current, vertically-integrated automotive …

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Auto + high tech = new automotive manufacturing ecosystem

December 1, 2016

The automotive and high tech worlds continue to collide. We started talking about this trend earlier this year when automotive suppliers and OEMs took center …

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