Today, we’re bringing you details on some of the newest and most advanced technologies that are making automotive production more exciting than ever. Each of the Big 3 automakers have invested heavily in their plants over the last few years, bringing more automation on to the plant floor.
In this episode of MBT’s Manufacturing Newswire, sponsored by Exact, we’ll discuss 3D printed guns and other disruptive technologies, as well as the Saab brand’s resurrection. We’ll also talk to Brad Holcomb of ISM on the latest strong manufacturing numbers, and see Honda’s fun new take on the airbag.
In the second part of Automotive Insights, sponsored by Omni-ID, we’re talking how re-shoring and the Southeast’s rise is changing American automaking. Over the last few years, the automotive industry has seen more foreign manufacturers, like Toyota, Honda, and Volkswagen, establishing manufacturing operations here in the U.S. What has been game-changing for many is their decision of where in the U.S. to manufacture.
Eliminate paper labels and cards on cycling containers, providing automated tracking and dynamic visual interaction with operators. You can turn your paper labeled racks and totes into smart containers with Omni-ID's ProVIEW system. "Visual Tagging" promises to be the first step change in cyclic process efficiency in decades.
In this inaugural episode of Automotive Insights, sponsored by Omni-ID, we're talking about the growing complexity within the American automotive landscape, from changes within the Big 3, to the revolution of battery-powered cars like the Tesla Model S, and the fact that an increasing amount of American-made cars are now emerging from the Southeastern states, like Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.
Canadian engineers are on the verge of creating a car with more than 60 percent of parts made on a 3D printer. They tried to make the vehicle as small as possible, and as low to the ground as they could, for an aerodynamic advantage. Its electric powertrain can be recharged in about six hours from a regular wall socket.
As products are rapidly changing in today’s high-tech world, the need to have revision control for product data in one place is more critical than ever. Not just to ensure that internal teams are fully aware of the latest changes, but to ensure that critical suppliers, who may be on the outside of the four walls, are also immediately aware of what changes may impact them.
On today’s episode we speak with Michael Kerwin, President of NTMA Training Centers of Southern California, who provides a look into the important role that vocational education will play in the future of training America’s workforce.
On today’s episode we are joined by Marc Braun, President of PCdata Inc, for a fascinating discussion where we take a look at the effect logistics automation is having on today’s manufacturers.
On today’s episode we speak with two manufacturing insiders who provide a direct line on current happenings within the industry. We welcome to the show Karin Lindner and Sylvie Schoch, founder and owner of Karico Performance Solutions and C.E.O. at In-Progress srl, respectively.
Manufacturing across the United States is in the beginning of a growing resurgence. For today’s episode we are joined by Mike Cobb, CEO of the InnovaNet Group, who fills in the details on why right now is the best time for manufacturers to begin preparing for the future.
Today we are joined by Tim Floyd, National Sales Director with TriLogiq USA, who guides us through the ins and outs of material handling. Trilogiq USA was founded in 2000 to provide material handling solutions to manufacturing organizations. Working in all production and manufacturing industry sectors, TriLogiq is a full service implementer of production process improvement solutions.
Today’s episode features Desiree Crossley, Outreach Coordinator for AMPed NH, speaking about a fantastic new Manufacturing Initivative coming out of the state of New Hampshire. AMPed — Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships in Education — is a New Hampshire initiative created to educate and train eager, motivated people for high-wage, high-skill jobs in the advanced manufacturing industry.
We are getting ready for Manufacturing Day! Today we speak with Ned Monroe, Senior Vice President of External Relations for the National Association of Manufacturers, who provides some additional insights along with highlights about this year’s upcoming Manufacturing Day.
Today we take a deep dive into the world of food manufacturing. Guiding us on this journey is Stewart Riske, Director of Manufacturing with the Flavorchem Corporation. Flavorchem specializes in the creation and manufacture of flavor and color solutions for food and beverages.
Brothers Marc and Shanon Parker took their love for sci-fi and comic books and started Parker Brothers Concepts, where they manufacture outrageous, street-legal vehicles for Hollywood and TV shows. Once they started to get famous for their strange-but-functional vehicles, they went from a one-car garage to a 15,000 square-foot production facility in the span of two years.
Let's be honest, if your organization isn’t attending trade shows then they are missing out on fantastic networking and sales opportunities. On today’s episode we speak with Daniel McKinnon, Vice President of Energy & Engineering with Access Intelligence, about why trade shows remain so vital across such a broad range of industries.
On today’s episode we discuss public policy and its effect on US Manufacturing with Stephen Gold, President of MAPI: The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). MAPI is a 80 year old professional service organization representing large multinational manufacturers in the United States. MAPI provides peer discussion groups and additionally distributes a quarterly industrial outlook report.
Prepare yourself for a fascinating discussion focused on innovation within textile manufacturing. Today we are joined by Monte Galbraith, President of Denim North America, for a great episode about what manufacturers must be doing in order to remain successful in the modern age.
Today we are joined by Ankit Patel, Managing Director with The Lean Way Consulting, who shares with us some valuable insight into positively improving processes. The Lean Way Consulting helps their clients advance by leading change from the inside out.