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Smaller Manufacturers Get Lean with Artificial Intelligence

March 06, 2019 By: Doug Devereaux Artificial intelligence is widely acknowledged as a crucial aspect of what is broadly referred to as Industry 4.0. While no one knows yet how artificial intelligence will be incorporated into the next phase of the […]

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Production Heats Up with Better Automation, Cybersecurity

 By: Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership Calienté LLC provides high quality, innovative heating solutions to help businesses lower costs. Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with around 25 employees, Calienté offers both custom and standard parts, using a worldwide set of design and supply […]

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3 Key Starter Marketing Strategies for Manufacturers Who Want Results

By: Laura Benjamin, President and Owner of Satellite Six Are you a manufacturer who prefers to rely on boots-on-the-ground, cold-calling, face-to-face sales to close your deals? While a strong sales team is a critical function of every business, if I’ve […]

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Business Analytics Are Driving Manufacturing Decision-Making

By Gene Wright, MSOE graduate program director At MSOE (Milwaukee School of Engineering) we believe Manufacturing Matters! We embrace our Midwest industrial roots. I, like many other MSOE graduates, spent much of our careers in the manufacturing world. As an […]

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Technology is Transforming Manufacturing. Get Ready or Get Left Behind.

By: Jela Trask Trends including big data, automation, machine-learning and widespread use of sensors are converging to drive the evolution of manufacturing at an ever-increasing pace. Manufacturers must stay connected to innovation or risk getting left behind. As a state […]

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Driving Value in Manufacturing

Driving Value in Manufacturing By Corey Vanderpoel, Managing Director at Taureau Group, LLC February 6, 2019 The M&A market continues its strong trajectory in 2019 fueled by business growth objectives, available resources from raised private equity funds and growing corporate […]

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PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM ELECTRONIC FRAUD

by Steve Clark and Amber Frantz, Wisconsin Bank & Trust – Platinum Sponsors of Manufacturing Matters! 2019 A Few Precautions Can Make the Difference Sony. Home Depot. Target.  These high-profile companies are well known as victims of data hacking throughout the […]

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Manufacturing Matters! 2019 adds focus on Sustainability

Manufacturers are increasing their focus on sustainability as they realize that there is a strong business case that comes with the commitment. A primary contributor, from a financial perspective, is from improved resource utilization, which boosts overall productivity and profitability. […]

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Improving Productivity Track at MM! to focus on increasing revenue per full-time employee

A pair of related trends are leading economists and manufacturers to look at productivity in a new light.   A troubling shortage of workers is making it difficult for manufacturers to fill open positions, while the nation’s Gross Domestic Product […]

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5 Ways to Promote a Lean Culture

The concept behind Lean is simple, but sustaining Lean practices long-term is hard. Lean is the process of removing waste from any process throughout the organization. This is an ambitious goal, and a proven way to achieve and maintain it […]

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