[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing
MAY 5, 2015
Since 2011, the federal government focused on changing this paradigm and made American manufacturing a priority. Under the guidance of the Department of Commerce/NIST , they developed an infrastructure with dedicated funding to rebuild our manufacturing sector. manufacturing.”
6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016
DECEMBER 7, 2015
As we close the year of 2015, we want to take a look at some manufacturing trends for 2016. We look at 6 core areas that manufacturing companies will take a long look at as they gear up for a successful 2016. E-Commerce for Manufacturing. Manufacturing manufacturing trends
Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects
JANUARY 19, 2015
There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program.
The Expanding Use of E-Commerce for Manufacturing Companies
JANUARY 21, 2016
How the Internet has transformed the manufacturing and order fulfillment process is no small secret. Manufacturing and shipping process have historically focused on producing a product, sending it to the store, and having a consumer purchase the product.
Technology Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain - White Paper
industries including retail, grocery, distribution, manufacturing. How Technology. is Reshaping the.
Reshoring Or Not, What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder with Real American Manufacturers
JANUARY 7, 2016
We recommend you get in touch with him if you'd like an expert to guide you to the next level in your manufacturing business. . Reshoring Or Not, Let's Get Back to the Basics of What is Manufacturing. What is Manufacturing? These manufacturers are called Subcontractors.
The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing
JULY 6, 2015
The world has changed from the oil days of machine assisted assembly lines and manufacturing processes as more robots have entered the workforce. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing. Benefits of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing.
The 5 Benefits of Virtual Reality in Manufacturing
MARCH 14, 2016
For manufacturers, virtual reality represents a major breakthrough in how products are created. Let’s take an in-depth look into the world of virtual reality, what’s holding it back, and why manufacturers are looking to virtual reality in manufacturing.
The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing
JUNE 22, 2015
Fulfilling this multi-faceted demand has become a major challenge for car manufacturers, who have to deal not only with countless models and colors but also with an ever-increasing range of features and options. Volatile customer demand can be bridged by making use of contract manufacturers.
4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain
OCTOBER 9, 2015
The advancements in 3D printing and 'Additive Manufacturing,' coupled with supply chain efficiencies, could make distributed manufacturing a reality, ushering in the era of smart manufacturing. The Continual Coverage and Now Reality of Smart Manufacturing with 3D Printing.
Where Are All the Women? Gender Gap in Manufacturing
The 21st Century Supply Chain
OCTOBER 5, 2015
A recent report by the APICS Supply Chain Council shows if you’re in the manufacturing business, probably not very many. labor pool (and are expected to overtake men any day now), but when it comes to manufacturing, they make up less than a third of the workforce.
20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. This community would not exist if it were not for manufacturing being the core of the other industries. . 20 Manufacturing Blogs You Need to Be Reading. Manufacturing manufacturing blogs
The Future Is Now: GPS, Drones, and Automated Manufacturing
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
The Future Is Now: GPS, Drones, and Automated Manufacturing It's no longer something that may happen in the future. It's happening now. It's happening fast. It's happening right here in the Bay Area. technology digital disruption innovation digital supply chain drones
How to Manage the Outsourced Manufacturing Supply Chain
Three articles on the keys to successfully managing your outsourcing partners
5 Future Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing & Logistics
MARCH 18, 2016
Manufacturers are set to invest up to $70 billion in the Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) by 2020, reports John Greenough of Business Insider. Previous Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing. IIoT’s Greatest Impacts on Manufacturing.
Manufacturers Should Focus on This Most Critical Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence
JANUARY 8, 2016
We conclude this two part series about manufacturing operations excellence by consultant Chuck Intrieri, by outlaying why manufacturers should focus on a critical component that will help sustain manufacturing operations excellence for years to come. What is Driving Sustainable Manufacturing Operations Excellence? What is the most important part of manufacturing? The most important resource in manufacturing is people.
Manufacturers Confident in 2017 Supply Chain
Material Handling & Logistics
JANUARY 4, 2017
While 83% of manufacturers have been adversely affected in the past by suppliers' inability to meet their needs, only one-third anticipate a shortage of parts or services in 2017, according to the ASQ 2017 Manufacturing Outlook Survey.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
How does contract manufacturing work? The following figure illustrates this. Practice Globalization Image Relationship Supply Chain Management Theory
Manufacturing Connect Seminar 2016
Supply Chain Movement
APRIL 7, 2016
Manufacturing Connect Seminar 2016. URL: jda.com/manufacturing-connect-2016-scm. Register for the seminar >>> Events Amsterdam digital supply chain Hilton Amsterdam Airport Hotel innovation JDA Software Manufacturing Manufacturing connect seminar Seminar supply chain
Manufacturing Not Prepared for Cyber Breaches
Material Handling & Logistics
MARCH 22, 2017
One-third of all manufacturers sampled in new survey admitted to not having performed any cyber risk assessments of the industrial connected devices operating on factory floors.
[INFOGRAPHIC] Effective Supply Chain Management In Manufacturing Key to Revival of Industry in U.S.
JULY 24, 2015
Supply chain management in manufacturing is by no means a simple process, but the United States is learning from past mistakes and they're poised to start playing a little catch-up in the manufacturing world due to their expertise. INFOGRAPHIC: Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing.
Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015
DECEMBER 17, 2015
It is that time of year again where we feature the most viewed articles on the Cerasis blog in each of the six main categories we write about: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. . Most Read Manufacturing Articles of 2015. We will first start with the top Manufacturing Articles that were published in 2015. It is very clear that the most popular articles in the manufacturing category are mainly focused on technology.
The “First Five” Industrial Manufacturing Trends of 2017
FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Where and how manufacturers make products for Americans will change in 2017. Current industrial manufacturing trends show the new administration is pushing for reshoring among the nation’s biggest manufacturers, and new technologies are revolutionizing how companies respond to growing skepticism and scrutiny by the public and government oversight as well. Manufacturers must adapt to changing demands, or they will become nothing more than a statistic in history books.
Five Key Elements that Drive Manufacturing Flow
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
If you follow the Demand-Driven Matters blog, you know we specialize in Demand-Driven Manufacturing and have identified the two key components of this method as synchronization and flow. The post Five Key Elements that Drive Manufacturing Flow appeared first on Synchrono.
How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain
MARCH 23, 2016
Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The post How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain lean culture
6 Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology to Increase Agile Responsiveness, Continuous Improvement & Customization
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
A Quick Recap of Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology to Think About 2017. Although apps and smart devices will make an impact in manufacturing technologies this year, a few other recent trends in manufacturing technology will dramatically redefine industry standards.
[Infographic] The Power of 3D Printing in Manufacturing: An Illustrated Guide
DECEMBER 10, 2014
Editor’s Note: We love talking about and reporting on technology which effects and also makes the lives’ of manufacturing companies much better. It was not until the 2010s that additive manufacturing became more widespread. Laminated Object Manufacturing.
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
A motor manufacturer’s warehouse space and on-hand materials were growing exponentially as it received, processed, and stored material for potential future use. “A popular misconception is that lean is suited only for manufacturing.
The 3 Main Obstacles Manufacturers Face with Inbound Freight Management
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Industrial manufacturers are being hit hard by the current economic conditions. Overall demand for manufacturing is down, profit margins are shrinking and manufacturers are looking for any way to reduce operating costs. Transportation Manufacturing Inbound Freight
Trends In Manufacturing: 5 Tangible Technologies are Shaping the Future of Manufacturing Now
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Continuous improvement is part of the game in manufacturing. Among the new trends in manufacturing improving the industry, additive manufacturing and cloud-based systems will push manufacturing forward in 2017. In fact, rapid design and lightning-fast prototyping, reports Mark Dohnalek of Manufacturing Business Technology magazine , will allow manufacturers to design and produce products in a few days, if not hours. Manufacturing
[INFOGRAPHIC] The Rise of Enterprise Mobility in Manufacturing
DECEMBER 1, 2015
What is Mobility as it Applies to Manufacturing and Other Businesses? However, we are not referencing this kind of mobility when we are talking about mobility in manufacturing and logistics. The Rise of Enterprise Mobility in Manufacturing for Process Enablement.
General Electric Embarks on New Footprint for the Future of Manufacturing
Supply Chain Matters
AUGUST 29, 2016
The diversified manufacturing conglomerate indicates that this plant, when operational in approximately 20 months: “will strengthen the base of North American manufacturing and equalize the region’s ability to compete where direct labor […]. General Electric broke ground today for its brand new Welland, Ontario, Brilliant Factory located just across the Canadian border from Buffalo New York.
4 Infographics Showing How Technology Is Transforming Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain
MARCH 17, 2016
This year looks like it's going to be one of the most innovative years for manufacturing technology. Purchasing and supply executives predict that the global manufacturing industry will continue to expand. and Chinese manufacturers. manufacturers.