Revealing the Value of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense

DELMIA Quintiq

What aerospace manufacturers need is agility in their design and production processes to help mitigate the variability in supply and demand. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is one innovation in which aerospace companies have significantly invested to try to address some of their unique challenges.

A Coronavirus Supply Chain Success Story: Public-Private Team Effort to Get Logistics Tech to 1st Responders

Savi

Currently, Savi is the sole provider for the military’s active RFID-IV (aRFID IV) contract , which Product Lead Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (PL AMIS) manages. Portable deployment kits (PDKs) are among the key military asset-tracking products available.

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A Checklist for a Manufacturing Company Internal Audit!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Today, manufacturing firms face increasing threats from cybercriminals targeting weaknesses in SCADA (supervisory, control, and data acquisition) systems. Primary Cybersecurity Threats Facing Manufacturing Companies. Regulatory Compliance Requirements for Manufacturers.

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The Logistics of Logistics

Five Lessons from Military Logistics. Military folks excel in logistics because they focus on the five areas below and we would all be wise to do the same. Regardless of which branch of the military or specific job responsibilities, the military instills core values into every soldier. The concept of lean (and the 8 wastes) originated in the manufacturing sector where it was first recognized that eliminating waste in the system led to much bigger profits.

Military and Manufacturing Outsourcing: Not All Guns and Roses

Inbound Logistics

Military outsourcing is good in concept but often problematic in practice for several reasons discussed in this article. This article will discuss why military outsourcing is currently problematic and explore why the military outsources mission-essential services. A comparison of similar outsourcing incentives associated with both military and manufacturing industrial complexes is discussed, along with some advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing with these sectors.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

A Big Win – Hiring Veterans for Manufacturing Careers

Cerasis

Hiring veterans is the focus of the Get Skills to Work coalition, a collaboration sponsored by General Electric that combines manufacturers, educational institutions, and veterans advocates to prepare our soldiers for manufacturing careers. Manufacturing manufacturing careers

Manufacturing Floor Computer Integration | 5 Point Checklist

Cerasis

Integrating computers into an established manufacturing floor can be costly and time-consuming. Follow our 5 point checklist for manufacturing floor computer integration. . You’re not alone… some manufacturing floors still operate using paper-based systems.

Battery Assault: The Innovation of Batteries “Powering” Automotive Manufacturing & Manufacturing Industries

Cerasis

As an engineer, I replaced cells in the pods as they died from military surplus. Hearing aid manufacturers needed an affordable light weight battery to create a comfortable unit. Manufacturing

Skills Gap: Why It’s Creating New Manufacturing Opportunities

Cerasis

The manufacturing industry of a country is directly proportional to its gross domestic product (GDP). every dollar spent on manufacturing adds $1.32 manufacturing industry faces a serious crisis, the skills gap. million manufacturing workers are expected to retire as well. Unfortunately, the skills gap only appears to be growing worse, but it is creating several groundbreaking manufacturing opportunities. . Manufacturers Can Re-evaluate Factory Processes. .

7 Ways 3D Technology Will Change The Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

Here are seven ways in which this new 3D trend will shape the future of manufacturing sector: 1. According to a recent survey based report it is come to know that 3D technology will allow the manufacturer to double the mass production level. 3D Printing Manufacturing

How to Improve Manufacturing Productivity In Harsh Environments

Cerasis

Remaining competitive in an ever-changing market requires you to constantly improve manufacturing productivity. So-called ‘best practices’ to improve manufacturing productivity tend to focus on the performance of people. Your Manufacturing Productivity Pain Points.

7 Ways Augmented Reality in Manufacturing Will Revolutionize The Industry!

Cerasis

Before 2016, augmented reality in manufacturing has been nothing more than a pipedream. Now the potential is there for both Augmented and Virtual Reality in many industries, including one in the manufacturing industry. AR technology is already creating waves of strides on the industrial manufacturing plant floor. Let’s take a closer look at some of the ways in which AR can make the manufacturing industry the best it has ever been in years. Manufacturing Technology

AI - Now Trending in Manufacturing

Rootstock

Fans of the Battlestar Galactica franchise are familiar with the Cylons, an advanced reptilian race that ended up taking over humans, ultimately creating their own robotic offspring to serve them, run their vast empire and form their military.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Alexander Hamilton: A US Manufacturing Visionary

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a blog and infographic from The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). manufacturers to help the>m create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money.

Summary of Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries

NC State SCRC

The type of contract of interest in this report is for Development and Manufacture contracts in the Aerospace and Defense industries. Specific Risks in Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. That there are people who serve in the military and in healthcare that do far more honorable and impactful things, that I do not. It’s on manufacturers now to not let humanity down on its critical needs.

Providing Protective 3D Printed Gear to Combat the Spread of COVID-19

DiManEx

We have scaled up capacity to produce thousands per day through our network of Additive Manufacturing partners. Face shields, masks and ID holders for the Dutch military and police. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, countries are racing to secure protective equipment.

How to Future-proof the Internet of Things | A Guide for Manufacturing Plants

Cerasis

Ah yes, the Internet of Things (IoT), welcomed to the manufacturing family like a returning military hero – well, mostly. What have you put in place to sustain the IoT on your manufacturing floor for years to come? Opt for enclosures to suit your manufacturing floor layout.

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Manufacturing in Thailand. In addition, manufactured products in Thailand include textiles, beverages, tobacco products, cement, jewelry, appliances, computers automotive parts and agricultural equipment. . Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

It abolished the monarchy and became a republic in 1889 before being thrown into several dictatorships and military rule. Manufacturing in Brazil. Brazil also has the third largest manufacturing sector in the Americas. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

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U.S. Defense Supply Chain 'Alarmingly' Reliant on China, Other Rivals

Material Handling and Logistics

The Defense Department released an urgent report last Friday outlining how its supply chains are alarmingly reliant on China and other potential military rivals for essential materials. manufacturers to meet national security requirements. We know there's a problem.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Transporter 3: Logistics future.

Supply Chains Rock

This weekend I watched " Transporter 3 " the action movie about an ex-military expert that uses his superior driving skills and an Audi A8 to deliver "packages" for clients in remote areas in record time. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

On page 286, it said that Dr. William Muller who was the first public instructor of military science at the University of Gottingen, planned to launch the book named "T he Elements of the Art of War ". Basically, the reporter explained about the conditions of military deployment.

Why I Love Supply Chain Management

Logility

At that point in my life I probably had only heard the term “logistics” as related to the military and the term “supply chain management” hadn’t been coined yet. It’s my opinion that most look back on their career and realize they never could have predicted where they would end up.

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Factors Affecting Logistics Within The Aerospace & Defense Industry

Supply Chain Link

Just this past year, military funding for aircraft reduced leading aircraft manufacturers to shift their attention towards commercial aircraft. Over the next twenty years, air travel demand is expected to double 1 and aerospace manufacturing demand is expected to exceed $5.6

Memorial Day 2020

Enterra Insights

1] In the war against the novel coronavirus, not all front-line fighters are in the military. Those involved include healthcare workers, scientists, morticians, manufacturers, farmers, supply chain workers, and grocery store employees. Returning to the original reason we celebrate Memorial Day — fallen military heroes — this may actually be one Memorial Day during which honoring the dead takes higher priority than ball games and picnics.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. That there are people who serve in the military and in healthcare that do far more honorable and impactful things, that I do not. It’s on manufacturers now to not let humanity down on it’s critical needs.

What Drives My Passion for Supply Chain Management?

Talking Logistics

For me who has spent the last 20 years in the military focused on different types of ROI as they pertain to logistics planning and coordination on the battlefield, there is an excitement in translating the skills and experience from military logistics to corporate America. Last week, I received the following email from a LinkedIn connection: I hope you do not mind me sending a personal message.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

Transplace

This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26 th , 2019.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

We do it throughout entire industries, enabling leaders to smooth-out their Supply Chains, lean-out their Logistics, optimize their Operations, and maximize their Manufacturing throughput, all with their existing teams and often disaggregated data sources.

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

Kinaxis

As reported by The Guardian a number of European truck manufactures recently collaborated on creating a convoy of more than six semi-autonomous (semi-autonomous because there was still a back-up human driver) trucks that drove from Sweden and south Germany to a port in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Supply Chain Contractors Need to Improve Cybersecurity Risk

Cerasis

Why Supply Chain Cybersecurity Is Essential Today It doesn’t matter which type of service you perform or which varieties of product you manufacture or help move. She is a regular contributor to Manufacturing Transformation and American Machinist. We all know how important cybersecurity is now that technology powers commerce in such a significant way. But if you perform work as part of a supply chain, you know that the stakes are especially high.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

Transplace

This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. Weekly TIP List agricultural capacity carriers development Farm Belt farming flooding freight market imports industry infrastructure intermodal logistics manufacturing production rail retail shippers suppliers supply chain tariffs technology tonnage transportation trends trucking

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

Kinaxis

The space industry was born from military-related needs during and after World War II, and evolved into a commercially beneficial industry for governments and accredited companies all around the world.

Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Early on, the company was a manufacturer of packaging for the United States military. [00:20] Opening / Introduction. AJ Khanijow is the founder and CEO of Fulfyld, an e-commerce fulfillment company that specializes in B2C shipments and home delivery.