Julie Basello

Julie Basello is a Marketing Specialist, responsible for Photography, Videography and Social Media for Radwell International. She also writes, edits and curates Radical Automation, Radwell International's blog.

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Multi Touch Technology: Benefits in Industrial Applications

Over the past decade, multi touch technology (MTT) has become increasingly popular in a variety of industrial applications. Commonly referred to as “digitizers,” these screens have been found in many industrial equipment, from touchscreens to industrial PCs.

It is used to detect and track multiple touch commands on the surface of a device or monitor object or display screen simultaneously. The ability to detect and track multiple simultaneous touches provides many advantages for industrial users.

The most common use of multi touch technology is to replace traditional mouse click buttons with more intuitive gestures that are easier to learn and operate than mouse clicks.

This article explores the difference between multi touch technology from human machine interface and its benefits in industrial applications.

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Loading Dock Safety: 4 Tips for Safer Working Conditions

Docks are often the busiest and most dangerous areas in warehouses or distribution companies. If it does not follow the proper safety procedures, serious accidents can occur.

Per OSHA, every year more than 20 workers are killed in accidents involving semi-trucks at loading docks. In addition, forklift-related fatalities occur every 3 days, and non-fatal forklift accidents are much more common, with about 94,750 reported cases each year.

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Stress Is A Four Letter Word

Stress is inevitable and everyone experiences stress at one point or another. Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain caused by adverse circumstances. What are some tips to managing stress effectively?

In a recent chat for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, host Professor Pete Alexander  from Washington led an online discussion about ways to manage both physical and mental stress.

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Website Design for Manufacturers

Websites are important for any business. There are so many factors that go into a successful website that, at times, manufacturers struggle with creating one. In a recent chat for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, Chris Giglio, Marketing Manager at Rovere Media in New Jersey, led a discussion about this topic with a focus on guidance through the journey of building a successful website for a business.

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What Are the Top Three Challenges in Manufacturing?

Manufacturing is an industry that is filled with successes, with massive potential and of course, with challenges. Because everything in manufacturing is interconnected, it is critically important to streamline as many processes as possible and push for efficiency to help things run smoothly. In this article, we are going to discuss three of the top challenges faced by manufacturers in a post-pandemic landscape.

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Why Manufacturing Matters: A Chance to Tell Your Story

In a departure from the regular format of chats for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, Ben Nordman from Obsidian Manufacturing in Illinois decided to format a chat as a way for participants to share snippets about their experiences working in the manufacturing industry.

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Corporate Culture: Perks That Work

Many companies have perks as part of their corporate culture. Are perks effective for employee morale? In a recent chat for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, host Kelley Plats from North American Coating Laboratories in Ohio hosted a discussion about perks that work in a corporate environment.

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Proper Packaging Purchasing Protocols For Today’s Climate

Packaging materials and equipment are often taken for granted but can be mission-critical items for busy manufacturing and distribution operations. What are some of the important considerations to think about when purchasing packaging materials and equipment?

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Business Valuation Fundamentals

Determining the value of a business can be complicated. There are many way to value a business. It depends upon type of business as well as many other factors. Specifically how is business value determined? In a recent chat for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, host Damon Pistulka, a business valuation expert from Exit Your Way in Washington led a valuable discussion about business valuation fundamentals.

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Entrepreneurial Thinking

Entrepreneurial thinking is thinking outside-the-box to bring improvements or solve problems. It is the ability to recognize opportunities and discover the best way to capitalize on them.

People who think in an entrepreneurial way see things differently. This is not always inherent. In fact, many who think in this way have developed their skills over time.

In a recent chat for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter, host Erin Courtenay from Earthling Interactive in Wisconsin led a discussion about entrepreneurial thinking in manufacturing.

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