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Machine Vision Promises Nearly Flawless Quality Control

Posted by Raminder Sandhu, CMTC Robotics & Automation Practice Lead & Regional Representative for the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute. Robots are capable of incredible feats well beyond human abilities: Guinness World Records recognizes the Fanuc Corporation’s M-2000iA/2300 Super Heavy Payload […]

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A Partnership to Support a New Era of Smarter Food Safety

June 10, 2020 By: Doug Devereaux and Dileep Thatte We have all heard about recalls of many types of foods, from romaine lettuce and peanut butter to chicken and eggs.  Food safety is one of the biggest issues affecting the U.S. agricultural and […]

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Managing Productivity

June 12, 2020 By: Ken Voytek I’ve made it my personal crusade to keep a focus on the fundamental importance of productivity to manufacturers, to the MEP Program, to the MEP Centers that do the daily work of helping small manufacturers […]

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AS9100 and ISO9001 Certifications Provide a Competitive Edge

June 4, 2020 By: Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership Gem City Metal Technologies, a subsidiary of Dynamic Aerospace and Defense, is recognized as a leader in close tolerance hand spinning, a metalworking process by which a disc or tube of metal is […]

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Lean Innovation: What Manufacturers Can Learn From the Tech Sector’s Appropriation of Lean Thinking

April 30, 2020 By: Brian Lagas When most people think of lean processes, the prevailing attitude is that the goal is to optimize things in a step-by-step approach. The result that companies using lean methods can look forward to is incremental […]

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When Business is Slow

April 21, 2020 By: Celia Paulsen Nobody likes business to be slow. If you’re in a fast-paced world like manufacturing, seeing your machines or employees idle can drive a person insane. If you’re used to your production line working to capacity […]

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Evaluating Food Processing Plant Water Use Leads to Increased ROI

April 8, 2020 By: Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership JTM is a multi-million dollar, multi-faceted food processing company that was founded in 1960 as a butcher shop named Maas Brothers.  In 1980, the company was renamed to JTM Food Group to reflect the […]

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The Women of U.S. Manufacturing

March 8, 2020 By: Nicole Ausherman International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women — while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equality. To recognize this year’s campaign of Each […]

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Golden Artist Colors Uses its Creativity to Improve its Business

March 26, 2020 By: New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership Golden Artist Colors, Inc., or simply GOLDEN, founded in 1980 and based in New Berlin, New York, manufactures paints for the art materials market. The company produces a line of acrylic colors […]

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Telework Security Basics

March 19, 2020 By: Jeff Greene Your employer has unexpectedly directed you to telework—and you are feeling overwhelmed. With many changes happening at once, telework security could be an afterthought or completely overlooked. This could put you and your organization at […]

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