Transforming Manufacturing with Big Data & IIoT! [Roundup]

Posted by Justine Holt on Sun, Feb 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Sight Machine Leads Automotive Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is in the air, and that’s why Martinrea Manchester Division, an automotive supplier, has chosen Sight Machine, a leader in manufacturing analytics platforms, to revolutionize the way it uses big data and drive its manufacturing Digital Transformation.

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Tags: Manufacturing, Big Data, Industrial Automation, Internet of Things, IIoT

Why Now Is the Time to Invest in Smart Connected Assets

Posted by Dan Miklovic on Tue, May 26, 2015 @ 10:16 AM

Recent LNS Research cross-industry survey data tells us that almost 50% of respondents have no plans regarding implementation of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

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Tags: Industrial Automation

5 Places Paper Might Be Hiding on Your Shop Floor

Posted by Greg Goodwin on Fri, Jun 13, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

If you’re currently planning on implementing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) or other applications in the Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) space, you may think you have all the shop-floor areas and situations that still use manual, paper-based processes identified, but this may not necessarily be the case.

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Tags: MOM, Manufacturing, Industrial Automation, HACCP Software

Enterprise Energy Management for Industrial Companies

Posted by Mike Roberts on Wed, May 15, 2013 @ 08:48 AM

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Tags: Sustainability, Industrial Energy Management, Industrial Automation

How Real-time Energy Monitoring Will Impact Production Decisions

Posted by Mike Roberts on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 @ 06:01 AM

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Tags: Sustainability, Industrial Energy Management, Industrial Automation

How Can Manufacturing Software Help with the Aging Workforce?

Posted by Mark Davidson on Thu, Apr 04, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

It’s no surprise that the manufacturing sector has a growing problem with its aging workforce. Partly due to the outdated perspective where one might go to work in an old factory, making sure screw A goes into hole B all day, the career path isn’t a top choice for today’s young adults just graduating from college. In reality, though, modern manufacturing entails a considerable amount of interaction with advanced technologies and interesting applications that require a diverse and educated skillset.

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Tags: Manufacturing Operations Management, Manufacturing Software, Industrial Automation

Manufacturing Operations Management: Exit Clipboard, Enter iPad

Posted by Matthew Littlefield on Thu, May 17, 2012 @ 06:39 PM

Like most industries today, manufacturing has gone through a long period of modernization that many believe is snowballing into a frenzy of digital innovation. Hi-Speed and Intelligent Robotics, Converged IT and Automation Infrastructure, Social Media Marketing, Detailed Process Modeling and Optimization Software, and 3-D Printing Machines are driving innovations, which, in turn, are increasing the demand for competitive advancements.

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Tags: Cloud-Computing, Industrial Automation