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April 2023

The April 2023 edition of Smart Manufacturing is now available as a digital magazine. Links to individual articles are below.


Fiber optic cables and UTP Network cables all have their place in a connected hub.

Let’s Get Wired!

April 7, 2023
Visibility, uptime, profits, and part quality: why a networked manufacturing floor is no longer a nice-to-have
Kip Hanson
By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
Cloud-based solutions

Smart Software for Small & Medium-Sized Manufacturers

April 10, 2023
How scalable, cloud-based solutions level the playing field for SMMs
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media
Will Pientowski, RedViking's lead machine builder, runs final inspections on a dynamic test system for a large aerospace manufacturer.

How Small and Mid-Sized Manufacturers Can Attract and Retain Top Talent

April 5, 2023
Taking calculated risks, investing in employees help SMMs achieve new levels of success
By Brad Marley Contributing Editor
Digital Transformation

Digital Everything, Everywhere, All at Once

April 6, 2023
Best practices to simplify automation and go paperless
By Karen Haywood Queen Contributing Editor, SME Media

Up Front

Passport to Innovation

Manufacturing USA Update

Field Intelligence

Voices Amplified