Manufacturing

By MMH Staff · December 29, 2017
Older measures like productivity, quality, and service still apply, but digital transformation promises to 'change everything' about how manufacturers and retailers plan, procure and fulfill.
By MMH Staff · December 28, 2017
A look at Modern's 2017 cover stories highlights each company's unique journey and common goals.
By MMH Staff · December 28, 2017
The industry's momentum continues to build, even as it changes shape to adapt to technology; acquisitions across technology competencies have heralded the arrival of Consolidation 2.0, while automation and cybersecurity shake up the way players throughout the supply chain do business.
By MMH Staff · December 27, 2017
Double-digit growth, in units and dollars, sets records in the areas of robotics, machine vision, motion control, and motor technology.
By MMH Staff · December 20, 2017
Subsidiary ORBIS helped environmental goals by investing in technologies to improve the environmental impact of its operations.
By MMH Staff · December 19, 2017
Increasing automation allowed 68% of companies surveyed to create new jobs
By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2017
3PL operators and facility owners are benefiting from a rapidly rising rate of product returns, as many retailers outsource reverse logistics operations to cut costs and gain maximum efficiencies.
By Sara Pearson Specter · December 14, 2017
The latest developments in unitizing equipment and software are helping customers tackle packaging challenges.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2017
Nearly 1,300 readers voted in 13 categories for the best innovations in materials handling equipment.
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2017
Manufacturer cuts cycle time by 12 seconds with robotic CNC tenders that can work overnight.
By Jeff Berman · December 11, 2017
As in May, the economic forecast paints an optimistic picture for ongoing economic growth as part of the recovery that began in mid-2009.
By Jeff Berman · December 11, 2017
As was the case in its previous edition in May, the December release of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Semiannual Economic Forecast paints an optimistic picture for ongoing economic growth for both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors as part of the recovery that kicked off in earnest in mid-2009.
By MMH Staff · December 4, 2017
Rockwell to apply 3-D imaging technology to sensing products for automotive, general assembly, logistics, packaging and materials handling applications.
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2017
Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business points to the 102nd growth month.
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2017
When it comes to assessing the current state of manufacturing, it is hard to find better data than the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business. The most recent edition of the report, which was issued on Friday, December 1, pointed to another growth month, one in an ongoing series of 102 consecutive months, or 8.5 years, actually.

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