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How to Develop Talent through Internships

Oct 30, 2019 Internships can feed the talent pipeline for many small- to medium-sized manufacturers facing serious workforce gaps as their senior employees near retirement. But internship success (finding, engaging, and retaining talent) requires strategy and planning to locate and groom qualified […]

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How to Identify Production Use Cases for Additive Manufacturing

Nov 04, 2019 When many people think of additive manufacturing (AM), they think of rapid prototyping. After all, 3D printing is synonymous with AM, and 3D printers have increasingly appeared in schools and homes as the technology has matured and […]

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How to Detect a Cyber Attack Against Your Company

November 07, 2019 By: Traci Spencer This article is the third installment in a five-part series outlining best practices when it comes to “Cybersecurity for Manufacturers.” These recommendations follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework, which […]

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The Importance of Productivity

November 01, 2019 By: Ken Voytek Productivity matters. It matters a lot. Yet it often seems that folks talk about productivity, but don’t do anything about it.  At least, it feels that way to me when I go outside of […]

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How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks

October 22, 2019 By: Traci Spencer This article is the second installment in a five-part series outlining best practices when it comes to “Cybersecurity for Manufacturers.” These recommendations follow the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. In part one of […]

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The Food Safety Modernization Act in a Nutshell

October 17, 2019 By: Dileep Thatte According to information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year 48 million people in the U.S. get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases. That means 1 in […]

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Manufacturing Month Highlights Industry’s Contribution to State Economy

by Tim Wiora, WMEP Executive Director/CEO October 10th, 2019   Dear Colleagues, Manufacturing Month is here. Throughout October, the focus is on the innovative and resilient manufacturers that are key drivers of our state’s economy. There are more than 9,000 […]

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The 5 Most Common Cybersecurity Threats to Manufacturers

October 03, 2019 By: Elliot Forsyth Manufacturers are increasingly under threat from cyberattacks. This is a real concern not just because of the typical business vulnerabilities (e.g., stolen intellectual property, ransomware) but because in today’s increasingly connected world, a successful […]

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How to Make Your First Robot Integration a Success

Across the United States, small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) are contemplating integrating industrial robots into their facilities. There is a growing awareness that increasingly flexible and affordable robotics systems can help existing workers in a variety of different ways, taking […]

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What You Should Consider Before Implementing Electronic Work Instructions at Your Plant

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 As technology on the shop floor continues to advance, manufacturers are becoming more aware of new software tools and mobile hardware platforms, such as tablets and hands-free smart glasses, that are making a significant impact on the […]

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