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Clayton & McKervey offers tips for business survival during COVID-19, including utilization of "rolling 13-week cash flow analysis"

The realities presented by the COVID-19 health crisis have businesses focused on survival. The most important step to take after ensuring the safety of the team is to protect the company’s cash position to the degree that’s possible.

Why 100% Accurate Technical Translation Is a Must for Manufacturers

Manufacturers routinely export around the world and with it, the product’s technical documentation. However, while products and the means of operating them are universally comprehensible, exactly how one should operate them isn’t assured.

The Benefits of Dust Collector Pulse Valves

Dust collector systems, like every product, have gone through technological upgrades and innovative changes to make them more valuable to the customer by eliminating more dust and particulates from the air.

Nanotechnology in Manufacturing

A series of breakthroughs in materials and design has allowed manufacturers to work at scales smaller than a billionth of a meter. At these sizes, it's possible to create devices and objects that typically aren't possible.

Investing in Industry 4.0? Successful Digitization Requires Discipline

The essential thing to remember is that humans will remain central to success, regardless of the level of technology deployment and there is not a silver bullet. So, what is the answer for best leveraging technology innovation?

How Machine Health Bridges Knowledge Gaps Between Automation and Aging Workforces

Promises of improved productivity, speed, and quality have industry leaders rushing to integrate automation, cloud computing, the Industrial Internet of Things, and other emerging technologies into workflows and supply chains.

A Sustainability Process That Drives Business Value

Iota has developed a framework called the Sustainability Process Blueprint that allows businesses to easily monitor, measure, and curate data pertaining to their sustainability performance.

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Ensure the Quality of Food through innovative Sieving solutions

Foodborne illness is the global threat to the world. Associations and government bodies have put up strict guidelines to follow in the processing line. Therefore, manufacturers are bound to use hygienic food processing equipment to meet the regulations.

Vapour Degreasing - The Answer to Cleaner Components

The perfect finish is crucial when it comes to producing quality components. Achieving the correct surface is fundamental to further processes like coating, adhesion, plating or simply to improve the final appearance.

30 Days to Profitability for CCO's Plastics Client

Challenged with extraordinary delivery and quality issues, a plastics producer turned to Cornerstone Consulting Organization (CCO) to lead an aggressive operation recovery effort.

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ABB TO MAKE DIGITAL SERVICES AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE TO HELP CUSTOMERS MAINTAIN PRODUCTION

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, ABB's Robotics & Discrete Automation business will offer key software services free of charge. This way, ABB is working to help customers and partners keep production lines going and to enable businesses to continue to function while many are working from home.

Stratasys Coalition for Face Shield Production With 3D Printing Now Numbers Over 150 Organizations Responding to Pandemic

Requests from hospitals and other organizations exceed 350,000 shields; first hospital shipment received on Mar. 25

The Canadian Parliament Buildings - Ottawa, Canada - Cintec West Block Restoration

Cintec first started work on the west block in 1994 when Cintec reinforcement anchors were installed in the south west tower by Public Works based at Plouffe Park Ottawa. Since then, the West Block has been fully restored and modernized. This is a write up of our involvement in the restoration of the West Block

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Gear up for the Shift from Automotive to Mobility
Gear up for the Shift from Automotive to Mobility

Gear up for the Shift from Automotive to Mobility

As the global leader in connecting and educating engineers, SAE International® brings you WCX 2020 World Congress Experience, the only place for the latest in consumer metrics, regulatory standards and technical sessions covering the entire vehicle, from bumper to bumper and beyond.

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Emulate3D Inc.

Emulate3D develops virtual commissioning, throughput simulation, and industrial demonstration products