[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

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.”

Top 10 Manufacturing Trends For 2019

IQMS

Bottom Line: The top 10 manufacturing trends reflect how manufacturers are planning to achieve their goals of revenue growth, operational improvements, digital transformation, and launching new products and services in 2019. to manufacturing value added in 2020.

How Can Technology be The Game Changer for Your Manufacturing Business?

Cerasis

Coming back to the context of technology, and its significance in helping manufacturing businesses grow, it is to be mentioned that the benefits of adopting the resource are actually productive due to a lot of reasons. The Trends that Will Forever Shape Manufacturing in 2018 & Beyond.

Manufacturing and Cyber Security: A 5 Step Process to Create Internal and Customers’ Peace of Mind

Cerasis

Editor's Note: As we see the transition to digital manufacturing and the use of the cloud and other web-based systems, manufacturing and cyber security continue to collide. Cyber security is rapidly becoming a dominant concern for manufacturers and consumers.

What's Holding Manufacturing Back in Industry 4.0?

Elementum

Manufacturing is part of the supply chain complex that is being swept up by a digital revolution. Yet a deeply-rooted “if it’s not broke don’t fix it” mentality, and a lack of integration between operating and IT systems, are preventing manufacturing from reaping the benefits of Industry 4.0.

AGCO: Driving a Digital Manufacturing Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

While many employers would have penalized the employees for tablet breakage , Peggy explored the world of wearables to enable her digital manufacturing transformation. AGCO’s culture of innovation policy deployment enabled employees to pioneer a technology solution for manufacturing.

4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Cerasis

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.

5 Reasons Why The Use of the IIoT by Manufacturers Is Unavoidable

Cerasis

The Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) has been a major topic among manufacturers and third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) for several years. The IIoT by Manufacturers Is Extremely Valuable.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Effective Supply Chain Management In Manufacturing Key to Revival of Industry in U.S.

Cerasis

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.

European startups secure over EUR160 million of investment capital

Supply Chain Movement

Over the past couple of years, 53 European logistics-related startups have secured over EUR160 million worth of venture capital between them, according to research by Supply Chain Media, publisher of the Dutch trade journal Supply Chain Magazine and the quarterly pan-European magazine Supply Chain Movement. The vertical axis of the matrix shows the degree of maturity, subdivided into startups and scale-ups (companies that have secured more than EUR2 million in capital).

Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

The recent cyber attacks and security breaches at Target and Home Depot drew executives’ attention to the vulnerability of their companies to this type of crime. In this case, that means challenging the prevailing method for supply chain security in response to the cyber security threat.

Security: A Big Challenge for the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

With new network security breaches announced every week, people now understand many of the risks associated with cybersecurity. Why security is a big IoT challenge. Each of those myriad networks involves sensor manufacturers, network providers, and analytics platforms. Every single stakeholder involved in an IoT network must be secure or the entire network can be compromised. Addressing the IoT security problem is a huge challenge.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers.

The Changing Face of Supply Chain Security

Logistics Bureau

Security has been an issue since supply chains began. These and other factors have meant a rethink of supply chain security. Basics of Supply Chain Security. Security is part of a bigger whole. They can affect manufacturing, warehousing and transport.

Fighting for Enhanced Supply Chain Security

Global Trade Management

Cargo theft is a global problem affecting manufacturers, logistics providers as well as customers. Migrants hiding inside of containers on trucks or railways increase security risks, negatively affect the timely movement of cross-border freight which results in increased shipping costs.

6 Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology to Increase Agile Responsiveness, Continuous Improvement & Customization

Cerasis

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 Rise of Enterprise Mobility in Manufacturing

Cerasis

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. Enterprise mobility can improve employee productivity, but it also creates security risks.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Industry 4.0: Powered by the Internet of Things & Digital Manufacturing

Cerasis

Shippers, especially manufacturing companies, are then empowered further by the convergence of technology. recap the Internet of Things, and how together the Internet of Things and Digital Manufacturing will propel us all into the future. And we need to learn new security protocols.

Penetration Testing: Reasons Manufacturers and Businesses Need to Take This Key Network Security Step Now

Cerasis

We are all now familiar with the concept of the Internet of Things and if you take the manufacturing industry, for example, many manufacturers are now widely operating in an increasingly connected environment and making the most of the Industrial Internet of Things. There are numerous reasons why any business such as a manufacturer, for instance, would be targeted by hackers. But, it also involves testing non-technical security threats, like social engineering.

The Impact of B2B E-Commerce on Manufacturers and Distributors.

Cerasis

Ultimately, B2B entities are experiencing dramatic impacts on distribution and manufacturing for several key reasons. In the past, software-as-a-service (SaaS) grew to dominate the manufacturing and warehousing industries. E-commerce grew 10.2

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, the word security has a different meaning. Unfortunately, we live in a world where the need for security for a Papal visit turns a city upside down. The pope comes in peace; but to prepare, we are in a high-security lock down mode. Rethinking Safe and Secure.

Making IoT in Manufacturing & Supply Chain Work by Using Cloud Technologies

Cerasis

Security. While privacy and security generally have a close relationship, in the case of the IoT, the concern seems less to be about the security of private information gathered by connected devices, but the gathering of that information to begin with. Security and Privacy.

Procurement, Industry 4.0, Cybersecurity, Robotics and Automation: The Image of Manufacturing is Evolving.

Cerasis

What makes or breaks a new technology in manufacturing? Mostly, manufacturers demand technologies that can boost their output without causing an additional strain on resources, and the final five technologies changing manufacturing in 2016 did just that. The implementation of robotics and automation was not universal in manufacturing. In other words, some manufacturers continue to resist the trend. Manufacturing Robotics

5 Quality Metrics Predicting The Future Of Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Manufacturers are reaching a new level of results in 2018 because they have clearer, more actionable insights based on real-time manufacturing and quality metrics than ever before. Quality Metrics Enable Customer-Driven Manufacturing Networks.

How Cloud Investments are Fueling Manufacturers’ Digital Supply Chain Transformations

Supply Chain Nation

Smart factories, smart warehouses and smart transportation are becoming a reality as manufacturers invest in technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Internet of Things (IoT), robotics and more. Within manufacturing, we’re seeing machines, systems and devices become more connected and intelligent, driving significant changes in how companies sense and respond to market signals.

How Do We Know National Network for Manufacturing Innovation is Working? Because China is Copying It.

Cerasis

In this post, Adam discusses the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation or NNMI and how it relates to the Made in China 2025 initiative. . China’s new manufacturing policy roadmap, unveiled in 2015 and called Made in China 2025, includes numerous policy initiatives designed to create an advantage for China in 10 key advanced-technology industries. In addition, Made in China 2025 contains provisions for creating 40 Manufacturing Innovation Centers by 2025.

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more

Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance

Supply Chains Rock

Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance. For the past month Ive been working with IBMs internal supply chain security and compliance team. 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.

Additive Manufacturing continues to Mature

Enterra Insights

For nearly a decade, pundits have been touting the transformative effects of additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing). ”[1] Most analysts include additive manufacturing in their list of technologies that collectively are fostering the next industrial revolution, which is often referred to as Industry 4.0. Timms correctly points out even if additive manufacturing overcomes some of its remaining challenges, it won’t ever completely replace traditional manufacturing.

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a collaborative blog post series about mobility in manufacturing & logistics along with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps.

BEC secures partnership with Apex Supply Chain Technologies

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

a market-leading manufacturer of secure automated locker solutions BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd has formed a partnership with Apex Supply Chain Technologies Ltd.,

Radio Silence on Supply Chain Security

BluJay Solutions

Whilst testing and reporting no doubt have a role to play, there seems to be little industry commentary around the role that RFID could play in securing the supply chain. The post Radio Silence on Supply Chain Security appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

Global Manufacturing Outlook 2013

SCM Research

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Manufacturing Outlook 2013 , written on behalf of KPMG, is out now. The report demonstrates that competitive advantage can be secured by enhancing supply chain networks for efficiency and innovation. In sum, the report highlights the importance of supply chain management for manufacturers. It is based on an international survey of more than 300 senior executives from five industries.

Major Move by Boeing to Secure Service Parts Revenue Control

Supply Chain Matters

Equipment and capital goods manufacturers have increasingly re-discovered new and growing revenue opportunities that reside in added services and service parts sectors related to in-service equipment. Such opportunities are especially pertinent across commercial or defense focused aircraft which have operational service that spans many years of service. However, when an industry dominant such as Boeing […].

How Blockchain Technology Can Make the Supply Chain More Efficient, Transparent and Secure

Supply Chain Nation

Blockchain technology is causing a big disruption for logistics companies and has the potential to make the supply chain more efficient, transparent and secure. The solution has been trialed in Japan’s manufacturing sector and has successfully been used to improve supply chain efficiency. Blockchain offers the ability to track and trace goods throughout each point of the supply chain, from manufacturing to sales.