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When Digital Transformation's "Check Engine" Light Comes On

When CIOs are charged with digital transformation, it’s often not as smooth a process as expected. Our newest report found that 78% of industrial professionals encountered underlying issues when they began implementing digital transformation.

Remote Work Is Already Shaping Operations in the ‘Next Normal’

The COVID-19 health crisis has pushed many organizations to reduce physical interaction among their workforces to an absolute minimum. In a very short period, work from home (WFH) and work from anywhere (WFA) have emerged as standard features of the “Next Normal.”

Why Digital Transformation Matters More Than Ever

Companies that embraced digital technology, specifically on the plant floor, are now able to improve and adapt their operations at a faster speed and even anticipate changes before they occur.

3 Steps to Supply Chain Resilience and Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The challenges facing the manufacturing industry are many. And as the current health crisis continues, the future is an unknown landscape. To survive and ultimately thrive, companies must increase profitability, supply chain resilience, and embrace new technologies.

Quality in the Era of COVID-19

Every day in 2020 has been somewhat of a surprise, but probably the biggest surprise of all has been how well manufacturers and quality teams have navigated all of the new rules, restrictions, PPE requirements and product mix changes that emerged.

Readers Choice 2020: Impact of COVID-19 on the Process Manufacturing Industry; 2020

Read to know how the many process manufacturing businesses around the world impacted by COVID-19 can bounce back.

Readers Choice 2020: How to Accelerate Manufacturing Coming out of COVID-19

COVID-19 is still a problem, but with a little luck and a lot of hope, industries are close to reopening. While we see a break in the clouds, no one is quite sure what the road to recovery really means.

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AI in Manufacturing Market 2020 -26 Emerging Trends and Top Key Player

AI in Manufacturing will help companies achieve higher productivity and cost effectiveness over a period. One of the major applications where AI is deployed in the manufacturing plants is Asset maintenance.

Automation, IoT technologies help manufacturers weather COVID-19

The manufacturing industry has been heavily impacted by COVID-19 and manufacturers are taking stock of the lessons learned, solutions identified, and technologies available to help weather the pandemic.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Manufacturing Innovation - and My Predictions for 2021

During the chaos, what emerged was the importance of embracing resilience and innovation to effectively manage each of these severe disruptions. What we all witnessed was a collective effort to make it through together.

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ProcessMiner™ Launches Partner Program

Company will partner with the manufacturing industry's most innovative companies to deliver its real-time AI-powered decision automation platform to manufacturing industries across the globe.

Epson Signs Industrial Control as Distributor in the State of Michigan

Partnership Delivers Innovative, Easy-to-Use, Trusted Robot Solutions that Meet Growing Demand for Pre-Engineered, Turn-Key Factory Automation Solutions

75 Years and Going Strong: HARTING Technology Group Maintains Growth Through Uncertainty

The HARTING Technology Group in Espelkamp (Minden-Lübbecke district) maintained its trend of positive growth in the 2019/20 (September 30) business year despite the global pandemic. The active family-owned, international company accomplished a growth of 1.2% compared to the previous year achieving $850 million / € 759 million in global sales (previous year: $846 million / € 750 million).

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TURCK - Safer and More Efficient Industrial Networking
TURCK - Safer and More Efficient Industrial Networking

TURCK - Safer and More Efficient Industrial Networking

The new IP67 Managed Ethernet Switch from Turck provides standard and Gigabit ports in the same device. Configure, manage, and monitor connected machines and devices remotely, outside of a control cabinet. Find out more about this rugged solution for decentralized control. Part number TBEN-Lx-SE-M2. • Gigabit high-speed backbone for fast link-up times • Standard and Gigabit ports on the same device • Web-based diagnostic tools for preventive maintenance • Built-in security with the use of VLAN, NAT routing and firewall

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Dynatect Manufacturing, Inc.

Dynatect designs and manufactures a complete line of components to protect equipment and people. Products can be manufactured from metals, elastomer-covered fabric, nylon, rubber, polyurethane and PVC. Our range of products includes protective covers, cable and hose carriers, elastomer components and mechanical motion control. With tens of thousands of worldwide clients, and a library of more than 500,000 customized products, Dynatect has the broadest product offering to solve applications.