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The more understanding an operator has about his impact on the process and, ultimately, the performance of the line, shift, and plant, the more likely the operator is to make better decisions.
This is an exciting time to be in the automation business, as there are tremendous opportunities to integrate technologies and revolutionize the production of goods. Reflecting on your processes can help make the most of them.
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How technology is not only impacting the manufacturing jobs of the future, but all industry jobs today.
At a recent event put on by The Atlantic, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other Chicago and Illinois leaders tackled the issues facing industry’s workforce—particularly around education and the changes needed.
It’s not enough to get the data out of your connected systems. You have to know what to do with that information, and your company will likely face a culture shift as it makes its way along the path of continuous improvement.
As manufacturers better understand how a connected world can enable smarter decision-making, their interest in using intelligent devices to enhance production efficiency has been increasing.
While manufacturers struggle to understand how to best embrace smart manufacturing and the Internet of Things global industry, academia and government leaders are forming initiatives to help create standards and tools to ease adoption of new technologies.
Three educators from technical/community colleges talk with contributing writer and On the Edge blogger Keith Campbell about why it's so important for them to be at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
Workplace diversity can boost financial performance. Learn how adjustments in workplace culture are improving the hiring and retention of women in engineering roles.
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