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May 13, 2020
How Smart Manufacturing Is Improving Organizational Resilience

How Smart Manufacturing is Improving Organizational Resilience

By harnessing the power of data, industrial internet of things (IoT), and analytics, manufacturers are achieving new capabilities including predictive maintenance and quality. As a result, […]
May 13, 2020
What a Greater Need for More Widespread Global Resilience Means for the Manufacturing Production

What a Greater Need for More Widespread Global Resilience Means for the Manufacturing Production

Disruptions in manufacturing production due to extreme events have exposed the vulnerabilities embedded in the system. This is just one example of resiliency that is required […]
April 22, 2020
HOW PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE PLANS CAN HELP IMPROVE WORKPLACE SAFETY

HOW PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE PLANS CAN HELP IMPROVE WORKPLACE SAFETY

Although there are learning and personnel curves involved in implementing a predictive maintenance plan, the efficiencies of a more targeted, more effective maintenance practice prove themselves […]
April 22, 2020
How Being a Connected Enterprise Provides Workplace Safety Benefits

How Being a Connected Enterprise Provides Workplace Safety Benefits

The adoption of key technologies is an essential part of a smart manufacturing approach. This includes using the IoT, an ever-growing proliferation of connected “smart” devices, […]
April 9, 2020
How to Move Toward a Resilient Manufacturing System

How to Move Toward a Resilient Manufacturing System

With the current Covid 19 crisis throwing businesses and lives astray everywhere, the volatility that it creates for businesses is no less apparent in manufacturing industries. […]
April 9, 2020
How the Internet of Things is Changing the Manufacturing Process

How the Internet of Things is Changing the Manufacturing Process

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a dramatic shift centered around new technologies that offer the promise of greater efficiency, speed, and higher quality. A central component […]
April 1, 2020
How Resilience in Manufacturing Operations Can Lead to More Flexible Manufacturing Capacity

How Resilience in Manufacturing Operations Can Lead to More Flexible Manufacturing Capacity

Flexible capacity allows an organization to respond to many types of demand fluctuations. An ever-increasing number of organizations are using this concept to create a competitive […]
April 1, 2020
How Resilient Manufacturing Organizations Can Promote Sustainable Operational Performance

How Resilient Manufacturing Organizations Can Promote Sustainable Operational Performance

To survive in the long run, manufacturing companies will have to continuously renew their competitive edge and build sufficiently resilient organizations to enable this capability. Resiliency […]
March 27, 2020
How Manufacturing Organizations Can Manage Relevant Machine Safety Standards

How Manufacturing Organizations Can Manage Relevant Canadian Machine Safety Standards

The reference standard in Canada for the Machinery Safety is the Technical Norm Z432-04. This Standard is intended to be applied to newly manufactured and newly […]