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The New Supply Chain Issues Canā€™t Be Handled the Old Way

Supply shortages, cybersecurity threats, and a lack of worker digital skills are the top three challenges faced by manufacturers, according to an IDC survey in November 2021.

6 Emerging Solutions for Industrial Noise Control

Managing an industrial facility means dealing with several hazards. While some of these risks, like repetitive motion strains and machine collisions, may be obvious, some are less evident. Noise control, for example, often goes overlooked in industrial safety.

2021 Top Article - 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.

The 5S Method for Workplace Organization

Does keeping an organized workplace really create a competitive advantage? DSI believe it does and here are the reasons why.

Precise Load and Force Measurement in Smart Hydraulic and Electric Actuators

Throughout history, there have been industrial applications that require a load or force measurement within a system that involves either linear electric or hydraulic smart actuators.

AI & Machine Vision based Automated Weld Defect Detection for Manufacturing Industry

Purpose-built solution AI and machine vision solution on IntelĀ® edge processors are helping manufacturers successfully adapt the defect detection technology and expand it to address broader Industry 4.0 use-cases.

Solutions for the Highest Hygiene Requirements

From laboratories to meat processing plants, from hospitals to explosion-proof clean rooms: there are applications in which the highest operating safety meets maximum hygienic requirements.

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How Manufacturers Can Deal With Supply Chain Issues and Still Grow

New orders hit a 16-month low in October 2021, according to the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Similarly, 26 commodities were in short supply, some for more than a year. However, despite these setbacks, manufacturers still have a chance to grow.

Minimizing Supply Chain Losses From Climate Change

Supply chains and the climate are more intricately linked than many may realize. Just eight global supply chains are responsible for more than 50% of greenhouse gas emissions.

Strategies for Addressing 3 Emerging Challenges in the Manufacturing Supply Chain

Over the past few years, several significant obstacles have emerged for manufacturing supply chains. Here are three of the most pressing of these and what strategies could address them.

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Exhibit Sales Trending Upward for PACK EXPO East 2022

Total exhibit space sales are pacing 15 percent ahead, with a nine percent increase in the number of exhibitors - including 21 new exhibitors signing up in the last two weeks - according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

ASME ENDORSES ALIO INDUSTRIES' 15 YEAR DEDICATION TO THE CONCEPT OF POINT PRECISION

For ALIO, an Allied Motion Company, this is a significant milestone, as it demonstrates industry recognition a new method for defining the precision of advanced motion control solutions, which is consistent with the suggestions made by ALIO over the last 15 years.

UltraFlex demonstrates the usage of induction to braze various piping systems within seconds

This test setup allowed the customer to fully evaluate the induction heating parameters and induction heater needed to braze all 4 different piping assemblies.

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ResinDek® Panels, The Flooring Solution for Mezzanines
ResinDekĀ® Panels, The Flooring Solution for Mezzanines

ResinDek® Panels, The Flooring Solution for Mezzanines

ResinDek flooring panels are designed for elevated platforms such as mezzanines, pick modules, and work platforms. They have the proven structural integrity to support dynamic and static rolling limits from 2,000 to 8,000 lbs. ResinDek flooring panels are available in a multitude of options that are customized for load capacities, required finish type, volume and type of traffic including heavy rolling pallet jack loads and robotic traffic with AGVs and AMRs.

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ResinDek / Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products

Cornerstone Specialty Wood Products® is the manufacturer of ResinDek® flooring panels, the premier flooring system designed for the material handling industry. ResinDek flooring panels are designed for elevated platforms such as pick modules, mezzanines, and work platforms. They have the proven structural integrity to support dynamic and static rolling limits from 2,000 to 8,000 lbs. ResinDek flooring panels have been independently evaluated and approved for use in Types I-V construction and as part of a fire-resistance rated assembly by the IAPMO Uniform Evaluation Services and are backed by a 10-year product warranty.