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Category Archives: Technology

Simulation is a Window Into the Future of Your Manufacturing Operation

The National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council have identified enterprise modeling and simulation as a technological breakthrough that will have a profound impact on manufacturing performance. Perhaps you are among the many small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) […]

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Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing: Real World Success Stories and Lessons Learned

“> By: Katie Rapp For manufacturers, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a game changer. Greater efficiencies, lower costs, improved quality and reduced downtime are just some of the potential benefits. This technology is not only for large manufacturers. High-value, cost-effective AI […]

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What is Blockchain 2.0 and Why Food Manufacturers Should Care

By: Juliana Canale Believe it or not, the technology that brought you Bitcoin is beginning to make waves in the food manufacturing industry. This technology, called blockchain, is a digital ledger maintained across several computers, then linked through a peer-to-peer network. […]

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Top 5 Uses for Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense Industries

October 6, 2021  |  Aerospace and Defense, Additive Manufacturing Additive manufacturing can be used in countless industries and applications, ranging from making small-scale prototypes to producing refined rocket engines. If you’re still on the fence about incorporating additive manufacturing technologies into […]

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How Automation and AI May Help Level the Playing Field for Women in Manufacturing

July 30, 2020 By: Nicole Ausherman Women make up about 29 percent of the manufacturing workforce despite filling 47 percent of the positions in the overall workforce, according to the Manufacturing Institute. While there have been periods of growth and decline, the dynamic […]

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WMEP has been helping manufacturers with resource efficiency, productivity and making sustainability profitable for businesses. Now, together with WSBC, our suite of sustainability services supports both manufacturers and non-manufacturers to advance sustainability programs, increase efficiency and get credentials needed to […]

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Advanced Robotics Case Study: Supply Chain Insourcing Using Cobots

A case study featuring Boyce Technologies.   For more information on how your company can benefit from automation, contact Jim Sullivan. Get to know Jim Sullivan, Director of Business Development “The mission and the talent at the WMEP are at the […]

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Operation Tech Transfer

March 10, 2020 By: Brian A. Weiss The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a world-class research organization. We have phenomenal scientists and engineers with impeccable research credentials. Our researchers are experts in a range of fields including artificial […]

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Industry’s Problem Solving Partner

Guest Blog Author: Sheku Kamara, MSOE dean of applied research February 6th, 2020 The Applied Technology Center™ (ATC) at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) is industry’s problem solving partner. The ATC provides solutions for real-time industry challenges through several centers of […]

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Automation & Technology

WMEP’s Automation Services help manufacturers understand where to invest in automation for the maximum business impact. The potential benefits of implementing automation can help manufacturers: Become more competitive Increase productivity Increase quality performance Increase Profits & Growth Increase the value […]

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