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NAM Unveils 'Wear a Face Covering' Ad Campaign

June 24, 2020
The National Association of Manufacturers has started its "Wear a Face Covering" ad campaign which says face coverings are vital to restarting businesses amid COVID-19.
By National Association of Manufacturers Press Release

Deloitte: Manufacturing Likely to Revamp Facilities to Adjust to COVID-19

June 23, 2020
Manufacturing will probably make significant changes at facilities as the sector adjusts to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), consulting firm Deloitte said in a report.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Siemens cybersecurity technologies offer manufacturing users multiple options for locking down factory floor and power plant operations.

Leak-Tight Data Systems

June 19, 2020
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.
Pat Waurzyniak
By Patrick Waurzyniak Contributing Editor, SME Media
Virtual safety training enables people to learn through their mistakes, yet without risk.

Safety Best Practices for the Age of Automation

June 18, 2020
Automation has been an understandable focus in manufacturing for years now. And despite the recent wave of layoffs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the push will probably continue.
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
Machines Italia Issues Call for Submissions

Machines Italia Issues Call for Submissions

June 17, 2020
The Italian Trade Agency via its North American Offices is producing a 2020 edition of its Machines Italia magazine, highlighting solutions provided by Italian companies to a North American audience.
By SME Media Staff
Alan Rooks

When ‘Tried and True’ Won’t Do

June 17, 2020
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.
Alan Rooks
By Alan Rooks Editor in Chief, Manufacturing Engineering
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