Improvements in manufacturing management software, robotics, additive manufacturing and thermal controls are making small batch sizes more cost effective—even for smaller shops. Manufacturing plants are able to reduce inventory, improve throughput and reduce demands on human operators.
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The CEO of an artificial intelligence company discusses how AI affects workers and how AI can be deployed well.
Vision AI software company Neurala announced a new strategic partnership with global manufacturing leader IMA Group.
As we have all been navigating the many facets of this crisis, one thing has stood out: our strengthened sense of community. This overarching momentum of collaboration is impacting the reaction of businesses across the global supply chain.
While manufacturers grapple with the day-to-day demands of the COVID-19 crisis, some industry analysts assert that now is also the time for businesses to prepare to thrive postpandemic.
The National Association of Manufacturers said a survey shows that while optimism has dipped, manufacturers are staying open or have only temporarily closed operations because of COVID-19.
During times like these, editors turn to “tried and true” sayings to frame their opinion columns. One of these sayings is, “May you live in interesting times,” supposedly a translation of a traditional Chinese curse. The saying is used ironically, in that “interesting times” are times of trouble and difficulty.
Corporate finance chiefs are concerned about a second wave of infections from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), consulting firm PwC said.
Aim is to manage “next normal” in manufacturing with a workplace distancing solution.
Manufacturing operations face a multitude of cyber threats. The latest dangers from hackers include not only the theft of intellectual property but also malicious attacks that can cripple critical infrastructure, such as energy plants, utilities, and large-scale factories.