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Supply Chains Present Cybersecurity Risks, Report Says

Supply Chains Present Cybersecurity Risks, Report Says

September 23, 2020
Supply chains are creating cybersecurity risks for companies, according to a security services firm report.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Fastems To Host Online Open House & Conference on Nov. 4

Fastems To Host Online Open House & Conference on Nov. 4

September 23, 2020
Fastems Group will host an online Open House & Conference entitled "Productivity Beyond Machine Tending" on November 4, 2020, starting at 11:00 EST. The virtual event will showcase the latest developments in automation and surrounding technologies to all metalworking manufacturers.
By Fastems LLC Press Release
Building a Future in Florida

Building a Future in Florida

September 22, 2020
Florida's advanced manufacturing industries are diverse and include sectors producing intermediate and finished products ranging from plastics and micro-electronics to tortillas and motor vehicles.
By Enterprise Florida Sponsored Content

Pandemic Makes Case for More Automation, Robotics

September 21, 2020
Listen to this Smart Manufacturing magazine article: Pandemic makes case for more automation, robotics. Outbreak poised to prompt changes in the way manufacturers use automation.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
Waypoint Robotics CEO Jason Walker said  he has spoken with potential partners who make ultraviolet light sources and aerosol disinfectant sprayers about equipping one model of his autonomous, omnidirectional robots with a disinfection source to deep clean factories overnight.

Pandemic makes case for more automation, robotics

September 21, 2020
CEO Jason Walker and part of his team at Waypoint Robotics had just returned from the Modex 2020 show in Atlanta when the governor of his company’s home state imposed a stay-at-home order because of COVID-19.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media

Exactly How to Use Automation to Relieve Pressure

September 16, 2020
Catalytic CEO Sean Chou explains the difference between process automation and robotic automation, as well as what it looks like to use automation to augment existing workflows. Importantly, he describes how manufacturers can use automation to do more with less—to lessen supply chain pressures that have grown because of globalization and the Covid-19 crisis. And he details which processes manufacturers can automate to optimize resources and productivity.
By Brett Brune Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing magazine
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