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The Crossroads of Connectivity

November 17, 2015 | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director | Comments

The next 18 months need to generate solutions that are easier to integrate and more cost-effective in order for Industrial IoT to be truly embraced throughout U.S. manufacturing.

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The Argument For Autonomous Cars

November 13, 2015 9:52 am | by Bethe Croy, Associate Editor | Comments

Self-driving cars are inevitable. 


When Does IoT Make Sense?

November 12, 2015 9:38 am | by Mitch Maiman | Comments

It’s worth pausing to ask whether it truly makes sense to design and produce an IoT solution.


Tesla’s Stumbles Are Simply Growing Pains

November 10, 2015 10:38 am | by Katie Mohr, Associate Editor | Comments

Wherever the electric vehicle market is going, Tesla is the company that fueled the race.


Is Killing Keystone XL Really A Win For The Environment?

November 10, 2015 10:23 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

Does this truly serve the interests of our nation or, for that matter, the environment? 


Three Ways That Smarter Mobility Is Transforming Efficiency On The Manufacturing Floor

November 10, 2015 9:59 am | by Mark Kirstein | Comments

Mobility strategies have already begun making big differences in manufacturing.


The Physical Internet Will Rest On The Internet Of Things

November 4, 2015 3:03 pm | by Benoit Montreuil and Alan Louchez | Comments

IoT technologies are integral to revolutionary logistics paradigm.


What Is Total Productive Maintenance?

November 3, 2015 2:14 pm | by Jordy Byrd | Comments

Preventative and routine maintenance models help alleviate downtime and boost overall production.


Editor's Picks: How The Musks Became The First Family In Tech

October 30, 2015 3:19 pm | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Comments

Also, the politics of fast casual dining and a look inside the Wilson Football Factory. 


A Gloomy October In Industrial Distribution

October 29, 2015 2:24 pm | by Mike Hockett, Managing Editor | Comments

Considering numerous gloomy Q3 reports, it's fitting that Halloween is this weekend.


The Vacuum Industry Has Its Own VW-Style Scandal

October 28, 2015 10:03 am | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Comments

Two more German brands are under fire for cheating tests.


Multitrillion Dollar Choices: IoT And The Future Of Manufacturing

October 23, 2015 2:35 pm | by Chris LeBeau | Comments

This future is closer than many industrialists realize.


Common Sense Drives Off The Road With Tesla’s Autopilot

October 22, 2015 2:37 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Comments

Autosteer features aren't supposed to make the vehicles fully autonomous.


Where The VW Scandal Leaves The Auto Industry

October 22, 2015 10:24 am | by Katie Mohr, Associate Editor | Comments

The effects of VW's choices, felt economically and environmentally, aren’t going anywhere.


Efficiency Fuels Pratt & Whitney’s Hot Section Ramp Up

October 21, 2015 3:32 pm | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director | Comments

A look at how aerospace leader Pratt & Whitney combines innovation, quality assurance and plant floor efficiencies to better meet growing customer demands.


E-commerce For Manufacturing: Emerging Trends For 2016

October 20, 2015 4:05 pm | by Alan Sage | Comments

A look at five expected developments in e-commerce for the manufacturing industry over the next year. 


Jack Keough: Fastenal Weathering The Industrial Environment Recession

October 20, 2015 11:51 am | by Jack Keough, Contributing Editor | Comments

The "industrial environment" is in a recession, says new Fastenal CEO Dan Florness.


Drive Innovation In Manufacturing: Invest In New Technology

October 19, 2015 2:48 pm | by Martin Hurworth | Comments

Investment in cutting-edge technology is vital for the whole manufacturing industry.


Attacking Complexity And Response Times Across The Value Chain

October 14, 2015 3:26 pm | by Dennis McRae | Comments

Existing process and supply chains are simply not built to compete in this environment. 


What If The U.S. Crude Export Ban Was Lifted?

October 14, 2015 9:41 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

It could (sort of) help the environment. No, really.


Living 'On The Edge' In Manufacturing

October 13, 2015 2:50 pm | by Gadi Lenz | Comments

Edge analytics is an effective and scalable way to handle IoT analytics.



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