Manufacturing

How Manufacturers can Push their Productivity to the Max

Manufacturers should use more precise and time-sensitive metrics to boost their productivity.

3D and Virtual Reality Enable Manufacturers to Experiment with Product Design

New technologies are enabling manufacturers to test designs in more detailed and comprehensive ways before they even create prototypes.

Cisco’s Workforce Plan Focuses on Transparency, Opportunity

The tech company’s supply chain and manufacturing employees know the score and have the opportunity for training and reskilling.

Intelligent Robots Could Bring New Opportunities to Manufacturing

Manufacturing robots may soon think intelligently and optimize their own performance.

More Universities are Offering Degrees in Additive Manufacturing

Advanced degree programs help prepare engineers for design, fabrication and inspection using additive manufacturing technologies.

Can Manufacturers Skip Beta Testing?

Tesla is taking a bold risk to take its new vehicle to market faster by skipping a critical beta phase. Can the bet pay off? And if it does, what lessons does that offer for other CEOs?

How Women can Help Solve Manufacturing’s Talent Crisis

Supporting educational initiatives, creating partnerships with schools and changing the perception of manufacturing jobs can help. But a new report says looking to the female labor pool could be one of the biggest sources of untapped talent.

Why Manufacturers Need Cyber Insurance Now

As cyber attacks increasingly target manufacturers, cyber insurance is needed to cover gaps in protection.

Building a Better Road Map to the Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing is at a crossroads between the value generated by the data collected from the equipment and the value generated by the equipment's output.

Manufacturing: Collaborating for the Future

The U.S. is on the verge of a manufacturing renaissance. The keys to this renaissance are varied, from lower energy costs to skilled talent and advanced technology. But there is one important element that is often overlooked—collaboration.
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What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.