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MBT Manufacturing Newswire: Wireless Electricity, Digital Paper & Airbag Jackets

April 3, 2014 | by Manufacturing Business Technology | Videos | Comments

In this episode of MBT's Manufacturing Newswire, we'll discuss the latest on wireless electricity and Sony’s Digital Paper. We'll also talk about the new auto safety regulation and take a look at airbag jackets.          

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Automating Purchasing, Production & Customer Service on Three Continent

April 21, 2014 9:57 am | Videos

IDT uses Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP software, implemented by Edgewater Fullscope, to support new products and market expansion, as well as address traceability requirements. IDT processes over 25,000 products per day and has over 86,000 customers around the world.

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mcaConnect Helps Streamline Global Implementation of AX

March 31, 2014 9:53 am | Videos

In addition to bringing a number of new companies into the fold during an acquisition-fueled growth surge, GSE Environmental also saw their infrastructure balloon to include five different, unintegrated ERP systems. The one common trait amongst these platforms was an inefficient way of sharing new or recent data. In most cases GSE was dealing with a 30-day lag time for accessing key data sets.

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A Look Inside The World's Best Search Plane

March 26, 2014 3:03 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos

The Poseidon P8 is designed to hunt submarines, but the Navy is using the aircraft to locate wreckage from the missing Malaysian Airlines flight.                              

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Implementation Savings, Single Data Source Lead to Columbus & Dynamics AX

March 14, 2014 4:15 pm | Videos

Met-Pro was relying on multiple ERP platforms for analyzing data and assessing operations. As the company grew and evolved, it needed a single solution that provided better data visibility, allowing employees to see and understand how geographical, environmental or operational issues were impacting inventory levels, deliverability, etc. Targeting this type of access would also allow for more fluid responses and simplify changes.

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Tesla Model S, On Ice

March 14, 2014 10:50 am | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Videos

Teslas are most often associated with California weather, right? All that sun, nice temperatures, clean and wide roads. But what about the ice and snow much of the rest of the world sees?                   

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PFI: 'A Game-Changer For My Business'

March 13, 2014 10:44 am | Videos

Are you feeling more stressed and less productive that you did a few years ago? Are you struggling to grow your account base? Located at booth #8937 during MODEX 2014, PFI will demonstrate how working with them to increase operational efficiency and lower operating costs can mean big gains for your business.

Racking: You Depend On It

March 13, 2014 10:38 am | Videos

Located at booth #8527 during MODEX 2014, Spacesaver Industrial will showcase a new interactive app that helps visitors visualize their storage potential.                          

Visibility, Structure Allow For Quicker Reaction, Improved Customer Service

February 28, 2014 1:46 pm | by Microsoft Dynamics | Videos

When Boa-Franc, a leading North American manufacturer of pre-finished hardwood floors, was looking to enhance its ERP and CRM software, it partnered with Edgewater Fullscope for help with Microsoft Dynamics AX and Dynamics CRM.

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Winning In The Complex Build-To-Order World of Auto Manufacturing

February 21, 2014 12:20 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Webinars

Automotive OEMs are introducing new models at a dizzying pace, with an increasing number of end-configurations. With heavy penalties for quality and on-time delivery issues, automotive suppliers and logistics partners must deliver zero-defect products on-time. How can they get the job done reliably and to the OEM’s built-to-order (BTO) specifications?

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Win The War For Top Manufacturing Talent

February 21, 2014 11:47 am | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Webinars

It's no secret that manufacturing companies are struggling to fill the gap for skilled workers. According to a study by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), manufacturing headcount is projected to increase by 49.1%! With thousands of positions out there, how will your organization find the best candidates for your jobs? How will you beat out your competition? How will top talent find your available positions? 

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ChampionNOW: Building Manufacturing’s Future

January 17, 2014 2:45 pm | by Manufacturing Revival Radio | Podcasts

Welcome back to Manufacturing Revival Radio! We are very excited to get 2014 rolling and are proud to kick it off with a fantastic organization that is working diligently to champion American Manufacturing. Joining for today’s episode is Terry Iverson, Founder of ChampionNOW.

National Robotics League: Impacting Manufacturing And Nationa Defense

January 17, 2014 2:39 pm | by Manufacturing Revival Radio | Podcasts

On today’s show, we speak with two individuals who have their hands all over one our favorite topics. We had the pleasure of sitting down with Steven Tamasi and Maureen Carruthers and gaining an inside view of the National Robotics League (NRL).

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Marlin Steel: Why I Automate

January 15, 2014 11:23 am | by Robotic Industries Association | Videos

Watch and listen to Marlin Steel CEO/Owner Drew Greenblatt as he discusses how automation allowed him to transform his business.                                             

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Inside Hammond's Candy-Cane Factory

December 23, 2013 10:29 am | by CNNMoney | Videos

Watch how Hammond's Candies has been handmaking candy canes for the last 93 years. They started as a small confectioner in Denver, and over the years, they've grown into a global candy-making company. It starts with 70 pounds of sugar cane and water in an open kettle, and goes through a pretty interesting process that isn't like many others you would see in manufacturing.

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Synthetic Turf Council: Community Wellness And Environmental Responsibility

December 17, 2013 10:17 am | Podcasts

Welcome back to Manufacturing Revival Radio! On today’s episode we are joined by Terrie Ward and Rick Doyle, Marketing & Education Director and President, respectively, of the Synthetic Turf Council. The Synthetic Turf Council is proudly celebrating their 10th anniversary in 2013.

Automotive Insights 3: 3D Printing Your Next Car

December 16, 2013 10:14 am | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Videos

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.

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MBT Manufacturing Newswire: 3D Printed Guns, Automotive Bankruptcies & Employing Vets

December 13, 2013 10:03 am | by Manufacturing Business Technology | Videos

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.

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Lean Version 2.0: Operational excellence graduates from the plant floor

December 12, 2013 11:00 am | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Webinars

As manufacturers look for ways to increase efficiency throughout the enterprise, approaches such as Lean manufacturing — often coined operational excellence — can be used in a much wider scope. What was once considered primarily an operational or plant floor strategy is now being implemented throughout the organization in helping to improve overall competitiveness.

Automotive Insights 2: Re-Shoring And The Southeast

December 9, 2013 10:27 am | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Videos

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.

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The Future Of Manufacturing: Turning Your Paper Labeled Boxes Into Smart Containers With ProVIEW

December 3, 2013 10:53 am | Videos

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. 

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