Manufacturing

By Jeff Berman · September 11, 2017
Soon after Hurricane Harvey struck a wide swath of Texas and surrounding areas, it made a significant impact on supply chain and logistics operations in the Gulf Coast, an impact that the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) labeled a “disaster that will impact the U.S. economy far beyond that of the Gulf Coast.” In its Supplemental ISM Report on Business Hurricane Harvey Report, the ISM asked members of its Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committees to assess how Harvey may impact various business metrics and whether they may be impacted by shortages of input materials resultant from Harvey.
By MMH Staff · September 6, 2017
Winners to present their submissions at Pack Expo 2017 RPA Reusable Packaging Learning Center | Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 2:30 pm PDT
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
Predictive maintenance, operational and supply chain improvement, and enhanced customer experiences top the list of objectives driving nearly universal interest in the Industrial Internet of Things.
By MMH Staff · September 5, 2017
Supply chain organizations must make it a priority to build a resilient talent acquisition team that can weather turbulence and help sustain a positive bottom line.
By MMH Staff · September 1, 2017
Show producer PMMI projects record attendance and exhibitors, outlines new and returning features.
By Jeff Berman · September 1, 2017
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, came in at 58.8 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) in August, which was 2.5% ahead of July.
By MMH Staff · August 31, 2017
13% have collaborative systems already, and another 15% expect to have collaborative robots at work within the next 12 months.
By MMH Staff · August 22, 2017
Partnership gives Incedo access to cognitive power of the IBM Watson IoT platform for industry solutions.
By MMH Staff · August 16, 2017
Villa brings more than 20 years of automation experience in sales management and global business management roles in Brazil, Mexico and the United States.
By MMH Staff · August 11, 2017
In the slightly modified category "Integrated Warehouse Solution," the focus is not on the vehicles but on planning and implementation expertise.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2017
Pack Expo Las Vegas to feature new package designs, machinery technology and automation solutions to meet consumer demands and help achieve business goals.
By Jeff Berman · August 3, 2017
The PMI index declined 3.5% to 53.9 in July, coming off June’s 57.4, which is its highest level since February 2015.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2017
While falling short of June’s pace, manufacturing output began the second half of 2017 in decent shape, according to data issued in the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) monthly Manufacturing Report on Business.
By MMH Staff · July 31, 2017
Majority of surveyed manufacturers to embrace Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to improve quality and operational visibility.
By Josh Bond · July 18, 2017
Many are unlikely to encourage children to pursue a manufacturing career, yet Americans hold optimistic views for the future of manufacturing.

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