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Trends 2022: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

The manufacturing sector covers such a broad spectrum of products and processes that any discussion about industry trends must take place at a very high level. One of the megatrends that has been driving manufacturing for over a decade is digitization. Manufacturing Trends.

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How Locally Grown Products are Disrupting F&B Manufacturing

QAD

There is a developing trend that has been gaining steam in recent years that has the potential to seriously impact and “disrupt” food and beverage manufacturing. Disrupting the Larger Food and Beverage Manufacturer. The Washington D.C. Contract Manufacturing and Co-Packing.

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Intermodal Summit: Domestic chassis manufacturers took on Chinese imports…and won

The Supply Chain Journal

manufacturers that manufacture intermodal container chassis found themselves losing huge market share to imports from China. They concluded that China was not competing fairly under international trade laws and banded together to seek action from Washington.

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Webinar Recap: The Case for a Pan-American Manufacturing Ecosystem

Resilinc

In the decades since, Linton and his teams at IBM, LG, Flex and other companies have driven billions in annual procurement to China and other Asian countries, helping to create the Asia-centric manufacturing supply chains of today. manufacturing supply chain there.”.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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Drone manufacturer AgEagle acquires SaaS provider Measure Global

The Supply Chain Journal

The company was founded in 2014 in Washington, D.C., AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. NYSE: UAVS ) has acquired Measure Global, a provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service operating systems for drone operators.

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3 Reasons Why You Need End-to-End Traceability for Vertically Integrated Manufacturers in the Supply Chain

RFgen

Vertically integrated manufacturersmanufacturers that own or control their suppliers, distributors, etc. When you mine raw materials, manufacture goods and ship finished products around the world, it can be hard to retain total transparency over your operations. Overview.

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Global Inflation May be Close to its Peak, IMF Director Says

Supply Chain Brain

However, the head of the Washington-based fund warned that a fragmentation in global manufacturing supply chains could make it harder to push measured inflation rates back down

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3 Reasons Why You Need End-to-End Traceability for Vertically Integrated Manufacturers in the Supply Chain

RFgen

Vertically integrated manufacturersmanufacturers that own or control their suppliers, distributors, etc. When you mine raw materials, manufacture goods and ship finished products around the world, it can be hard to retain total transparency over your operations. Overview.

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The Confusing Future of the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

Last year technology journalist Gordon Feller wrote, “The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to disrupt and transform manufacturing and a number of other industries.”[1] This gives manufacturers enough time to get things back up and running, reducing downtime.”

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U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

BlueYonder

manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . manufacturing activity gains ground. manufacturing activity expanded and hiring increased in May. The article also delves into other approaches to CSR, such as reusing and recycling raw material, and providing programs to plug the manufacturing skills gap.

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U.S. Manufacturing Activity Continues to Grow

BlueYonder

manufacturing activity in May, how advancements in artificial intelligence are shifting the balance of power in technology, and the role of corporate social responsibility in supply chain management. . manufacturing activity gains ground. manufacturing activity expanded and hiring increased in May. The article also delves into other approaches to CSR, such as reusing and recycling raw material, and providing programs to plug the manufacturing skills gap.

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Manufacturing Labor Productivity: A Vital Metric to Spur for American Manufacturing to Compete

GlobalTranz

Two weeks ago the Bureau of Labor Statistics handed down some pretty dismal news for American manufacturing—news that was largely overshadowed by the façade of job growth numbers. Yes, American manufacturing is adding jobs. And that’s very dangerous, especially because that decline extends to the manufacturing sector. Manufacturing: A Global Competitive Landscape… Can the US Keep up? Durable manufacturing has been the predominate force behind the steady U.S.

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Growing Distrust of China Brings $38 Billion Windfall for Taiwan

Supply Chain Brain

Taiwan sits squarely in the middle of the worsening dispute between Beijing and Washington, with many of its companies operating factories in China manufacturing for American companies

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Peloton’s Supply Chain Strategy Turnabout

Supply Chain Matters

This week, the company announced a reversal in manufacturing and supply chain strategy, as well as a major turnabout. The company will henceforth outsource the manufacturing of its stationary exercise bikes and treadmills to a Taiwan based contract manufacturer.

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Why you should do your winter holiday shopping today

The Supply Chain Journal

The slew of supply chain malfunctions is taking its toll on manufacturers. According to Rainey, one of Gooten’s global manufacturing partners said that the time it takes to get raw materials to its U.S. The choice facing manufacturers is a lose-lose.

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Investing in Manufacturing Innovation & Competitiveness: Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States?

GlobalTranz

Editor's Note : In this guest blog post from Adams Nager, of ITIF (Information Technology & Innovation Foundation) , he stresses the importance of fostering innovation and spurring competitiveness of American Manufacturing by focusing on more R&D from both the public and private sectors. This post is a reminder to all manufacturers, that in order to help yourselves, and help the economy, we cannot keep our eye of the long-term or investing for it. .

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Dozens of US mask makers say they’re about to shut down

The Supply Chain Journal

The news: A trade group representing more than two dozen mask manufacturers in the U.S. The American Mask Manufacturers Association (AMMA) warns that most member companies will go out of business by the end of July without government support. mask manufacturing industry.

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Q&A: “Made In USA” Documentary Filmmaker Stresses More Americans Gain Awareness of Manufacturing Ahead of UCan Zippers Visit

GlobalTranz

As we know, over the last two decades, manufacturing has largely been pushed overseas. As the number of US manufactured goods declined, manufacturing expertise and skills began to dwindle and become almost a lost art form. We are excited to announce that over the next week we not only will catch up with Josh Miller with a q&A you can read below but we will also highlight a "Made in USA" manufacturer, UCan Zippers, out of Los Angeles. Manufacturing made in usa

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Doing Business in Singapore

QAD

Singapore is about three and a half times the size of Washington D.C. Manufacturing in Singapore. Singapore has attracted major investments in advanced manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, medical technology and pharmaceutical production. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing.

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Supply Chain Matters News Capsule Follow-Up- August 17 2022

Supply Chain Matters

Added Manufacturing Disruption in China. The aircraft manufacturer submitted an updated plan to the FAA in April that outlined a process for each and every aircraft to be inspected from nose to tail. Added Manufacturing Disruption in China.

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COVID-19 Crisis and the New Supply Chain

RFgen

Meanwhile, many manufacturers have no choice but to shut down for the foreseeable future. Interested in how COVID-19 impacts manufacturing? Mobile barcoding technology supports 80% faster training of new employees to help manufacturers accelerate production of critical supplies.

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Top 5 US spots for truck-animal collisions

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Lytx , a company that designs and manufactures video telematics products used by the trucking industry, from July 2020 to July 2020, it was most likely in the five counties below — including three in Pennsylvania. Washington County, Pennsylvania.

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Complete Decoupling from China is Not the Answer

Enterra Insights

One of the things highlighted by the pandemic was the danger of relying too heavily on China’s manufacturing sector. Wong reports the European Union is implementing strict laws against importing products manufactured using forced labor.

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COVID-19 Crisis and the New Supply Chain

RFgen

Meanwhile, many manufacturers have no choice but to shut down for the foreseeable future. Interested in how COVID-19 impacts manufacturing? Mobile barcoding technology supports 80% faster training of new employees to help manufacturers accelerate production of critical supplies.

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NRF 2022: 4 Big Session Themes from Retail’s Big Show

ToolsGroup

Washington Post ). Jason Berns SVP, Product and Manufacturing Innovation for Ralph Lauren explained that creating custom items benefits the retailer, consumer, and the environment: Because on-demand items are always full price sales, they offer a greater margin.

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Supply Visibility: More Important Than Ever. Yet Elusive.

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, there are no authoritative identifiers to track and trace for containers, warehouse locations, trucks or manufacturing plants. The 2022 event is in Washington. Semiconductors. Plastics. Coffee. Copper. Building Supplies. Motors. The list goes on and on.

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Pushing the Supply Chain Reset Button

Supply Chain Shaman

We have heard that there is a focus on near-shoring, reshoring, and local manufacturing. Building a fab (manufacturing site) takes two-to-four years and requires the availability of water and trained labor.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Washington. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

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Celebrating and Encouraging Women in Supply Chain

Kinaxis

Since 2012, The Manufacturing Institute has celebrated women in manufacturing with its STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards, which recognize women in manufacturing who exemplify leadership within their companies. On the evening of the event, STEP Ahead recognized 100 Honorees and 30 Emerging Leaders at a gala in Washington, D.C. labor force, they equal only about 29 percent of manufacturing’s workforce.

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The Daily Dash: FedEx raising its fees

The Supply Chain Journal

John Gallagher in Washington. Mexico trade, could dramatically change as many automakers make a substantial shift to manufacturing electric vehicles. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

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Paccar delivers 7,000 fewer trucks in Q3 because of missing semiconductors

The Supply Chain Journal

Paccar truck deliveries across the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF Trucks brands are expected to fall 7,000 units from second-quarter deliveries because of the ongoing semiconductor shortage, the truck manufacturer said late Monday.

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Warehouse Labor Woes Are Worse than Ever

Logistics Viewpoints

Retailers, manufacturers, and distributors all have warehouses. The Washington Post article quoted Sabrina Wnorowski, vice president of human resources at Radial, as saying “Every year we say, ‘Wow, this is really difficult’ — and every year, it gets more challenging.”

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How Can Paper Producers Rise to the Production Challenge?

USC Consulting Group

The novel coronavirus has produced a lot of uncertainty, and for manufacturers in the pulp and paper industry, that includes uncertainty related to demand. “The sanitary paper product manufacturing market may near $108 billion by year’s end.”

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Adapting in the Face of Change

Supply Chain Shaman

To make the point, let us start with a discussion on Consumer Products manufacturing. P&G lacks a tactical supply plan to manage load across factories and contract manufacturing to effectively communicate to suppliers and underperforms on ROIC.

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The Coming Battle Over Infrastructure

Enterra Insights

” Political columnist Fareed Zakaria (@FareedZakaria) observes, “Washington in recent years has mostly spent money to fund private consumption by giving people tax cuts or transfer payments.

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Lifting The Gray Curtain

Supply Chain Shaman

In our research, we find that 72% of planners primarily depend on Excel and desktop analysis despite the rollout of advanced platforms for planning in 92% of manufacturers with greater than 5B$ in revenue. In this period, 56% of global manufacturers felt that they performed well or very well.