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Tag Archives: Manufacturing

Manufacturing Automation and the COVID-19 Recession

For manufacturing to adapt and survive in the aftermath of COVID-19, manufacturing automation may be one of the key assets.

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5 Frequently Asked Questions Among Manufacturers about Government Cybersecurity Requirements

5 Frequently Asked Questions Among Manufacturers about Government Cybersecurity Requirements
According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, manufacturing is the second most targeted industry based on the number of reported cyberattacks. Further, cyber criminals view small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) as prime targets because many of these companies don’t have adequate preventative measures in place.

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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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How manufacturers can effectively use marketing to grow their business

Janet Ady of Ady Voltedge shared her insights at a recent WMEP Lunch & Learn by Rich Rovito, WMEP Industry Reporter Whether targeting consumers or other businesses, manufacturers need an effective marketing plan. “You want to understand all you can […]

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Milwaukee Region chosen for Global Cities Initiative’s new Exchange Network

by Rich Rovito, WMEP Industry Reporter Manufacturers expected to benefit from Initiative “With Milwaukee’s large manufacturing base, this points to enormous opportunities to expand and strengthen exporting by the region’s manufacturers, especially small- and mid-sized firms that are either new […]

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Heated debate on skills gap expected at Manufacturing Matters!

by Debra Oakes, WMEP director of marketing The Skills Gap: Is it real or isn’t it? That’s the question that continues to arise around the hot topic of a perceived employee skills gap for manufacturers. Although scores of companies claim […]

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Meeusen driving force behind effort to create global water hub in Milwaukee region

by Rich Rovito, WMEP Industry Reporter Rich Meeusen has had a long career in manufacturing and has led the day-to-day operations at Badger Meter Inc., a Brown Deer-based maker of water meters and other flow measurement technology, since 2002. As […]

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Manufacturing Industry Growing in Wisconsin

Secretary Richard G. Chandler, Wisconsin Department of Revenue Manufacturing is vital to Wisconsin, and I was pleased to highlight this key industry during Manufacturing Month, which took place in October. Wisconsin is a national leader in manufacturing.  We rank second […]

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