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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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How Mobile Robots Improve Efficiency

Mobile robots are a useful form of technology that are utilized in many manufacturing operations. Mobile robots use sensors along with other technology to move around the plant in which they are operating in.

Over the past few decades, robots have become more and more integrated into the manufacturing floor. Over the years they have proved themselves to be an extremely effective resource to aid in the growth of efficiency in manufacturing operations. First introduced to the industry in the 1960’s, robots have constantly been improved an updated to increase their job capabilities.

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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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Can Wearable Technology Improve Efficiency?

Wearable technology has exploded over the past few years.

From fitness trackers to smartwatches, we’ve seen the rise of new wearable electronic devices that allow us to do amazing things in our life and the workplace.

Wearable applications, however, aren’t just limited to health applications anymore.

Manufacturers are now using these devices to make their operations more efficient. This means that manufacturers can get a lot more information from their factories without having to send someone down every time something goes awry.

In this article, we are going to look out how wearable technology is revolutionizing the workplace, examples and its benefits.

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Tips for Navigating a Manufacturing Rebrand

Rebranding is complicated. Because manufacturing has many layers, with longer lead times and larger inventories to manage, there are a lot more things to consider when planning and executing a rebrand.

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Big Data in Manufacturing: The Digital Evolution Yields Information

The digital revolution has brought many benefits, from better customer experiences to streamlined industrial processes.

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Podcasting for Manufacturers

A podcast is a digital audio file made available for downloading to a computer or mobile device. Podcasts are typically available as a series and new installments can be received by subscribers automatically. The term podcast is a combination of iPod and Broadcast.

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Why Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever for Manufacturers

As technology continues to advance, and globalization increases, manufacturers must be prepared for cybersecurity breaches daily. The gaps in security have changed dramatically in recent years with the proliferation of mobile devices, cloud-based services, cybercrime, and more.

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