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Learn how taking a “Big Data” approach to traceability: 1. Gives your enterprise all the information it needs to leverage data toward continuous process improvement and operational excellence. 2. Shifts the perception of traceability from being a burden, to simply a way of doing business.

Learn about a new, unique LED-based sensing technology. Explore how it works, the scientific principles behind it, and the beam patterns it uses to offer effective detection and distance measurement.

3D printing is transforming the manufacturing industry in big ways. From realized design freedom to supply chain efficiencies, 3D printing is contributing largely to the recent upswing in reshoring manufacturing in North America.


This paper addresses how modern ERP solutions can address skill gaps in manufacturing by helping you recruit, onboard and retain today’s millennial workers, as well as foster collaboration and adapt to the changing needs of all employees.

Read these 3 customer cases to see how supply chain professionals can have complete visibility and control of the supply chain and alignment with the overall strategy.

Reading more than one barcode at a time is a challenging application for many manufacturing and material handling engineers. In these applications there is a need to read multiple codes of the same symbology as well as multiple codes of mixed symbologies within one field of view (FOV).

by Cognex

There are many types of barcode scanners on the market that address the many applications that use barcodes. Decoding capability, performance reliability and communications are key to getting the data into the system

Image-based barcode readers are rapidly replacing laser scanners in a wide range of industries including food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and logistics, but when considering a transition from laser scanners to image-based barcode readers many think the investment cost is too high.


What solution helped a lighting manufacturer reduce engineering change order (ECO) cycle times by 75%, a networking company improve ECO cycle times by 70%, and a digital processing business accelerate time to market by 20%? The answer?

by Arena

Companies without the vision and solution to respond to change and adopt new technologies quickly could lose in this competitive fast-paced high tech market. Discover how product companies shift product direction quickly to turn today's disruptive changes into tomorrow's "Next Big Thing".

Change happens fast. So ask yourself: when innovation happens - will you have the right manufacturing solution in place to swiftly embrace new disruptive technologies? Learn how Arena PLM has helped clean tech OEMs develop new products and get them to market on time and on budget.

In today's social media world, news of a negative product review on the web can be spread around the globe before your damage-control team gets their boots on; because of this, manufacturers are focused now more than ever on preventing quality issues from slipping to market.

A well-run Quality Management Systems (QMS) brings the entire company together to solve problems, standardize processes and meet the demands of customers and regulatory agencies. Moreover, the quality process can become the cornerstone of your company, making you a creative design leader.

Social tools, such as Facebook and Twitter, now trump email as the primary means of collaboration in the consumer world. Similarly, enterprises are now looking to harness the power of social media tools to improve business results.

Manufacturing and distribution companies face an ever-widening range of customer demands as they serve diverse markets and dynamic global economies. Understanding these customer demands and crafting value propositions to serve them is critical for profitable growth and business retention.


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