Warehouses, manufacturing shop floors, and field maintenance sites already use smart glasses in some cases. Google Glass retreated from the public but has remade itself as a workplace tool. Smart glasses are being tested in warehouses and customer service as well.
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Poorly designed equipment can lead to costly downtime and supply chain disruptions.
One vision of the future of industry could mean fewer workers, more machines and full automation.
Although KIND bar sales have roughly doubled in size every year for a decade, last month the FDA sent a warning letter to the company for labeling several of its fruit and nut bars as "healthy"- because they do not meet federal standards.
The U.S. Forest Service is investigating Nestlé over a report that the company drew water from drought-ravaged California using a long-expired permit.
3D printing pioneers say their technology can return us to our pre-industrial roots, where customized designs trump mass production.
The answer to getting rid of reactive and backseat safety practices lies with the maintenance department.
Swiss multinational Nestlé is reportedly close to an agreement that would sell its Davigel frozen foods unit to Brakes Group.
The big question for manufacturers is — is your supplier offering you the most valuable benefits available? Craig Anderson, PFI’s strategic accounts manager, walk through the top five considerations you shouldn’t be going without.
The study by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce said although the percentage of manufacturing jobs plummeted from 40 percent to 10 percent of all U.S. jobs since the end of World War II, output in those jobs climbed from $100,000 per person to $300,000.
MillerCoors is building a second small brewery in Denver for its Blue Moon Belgian-style wheat beer. The brewery will develop and test new Blue Moon recipes and also include a tasting room and outdoor space for events.
Wisconsin has confirmed its first case of a dangerous bird flu strain that has struck several other Midwest states, including Minnesota and South Dakota.
Meet the robots inspiring manufacturers at the Hannover Messe — the world's biggest industrial fair.
Being in a supervisory role doesn't make someone an effective supervisor. They have to develop their skills as a supervisor the same way they learn any craft.
Why be lean? Today’s market for products and materials is customer-centric. Companies need to be able to quickly refocus their supply chain operations in anticipation of or in response to changes in customer purchasing preferences.
For a truly effective HACCP plan, companies must formalize vendor policies and communication with vital service partners.
Days after a foodborne illness was linked to Blue Bell ice cream products, a state inspection of an Oklahoma plant later tied to the infection praised the facility for having no violations and doing a "great job," according to a copy of the inspection report.
Headlines have been hot with 3D printing news, toying with opinions on how the technology could affect the everyday consumer experience.
There is no doubt that IoT represents a significant challenge for data management and analysis. And as the volume of data being generated grows exponentially, the problem can only become more acute.
As concerns regarding the environment continue to rise, the importance of sustainable manufacturing follows suit. Check out why it's important and what manufacturers and consumers think.
Bermudan spirits giant Bacardi indicated it would lay off about 10 percent of its employees in North America this week, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods Inc. has completed a $50 million expansion at its plant in the Fayette County town. On Wednesday company officials announced they were adding 90 jobs at the facility. That's more than twice the current 85 employees.
Consider the essential considerations that companies like Home Depot, Lowe’s and Ace Hardware chains must employ in order to maintain a profitable scenario. Now compare the situation in the many MRO store rooms. The word “store” is the operative word here, because the MRO storeroom is in fact a “store.”
An outbreak of a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products has grown to include three people in Texas who became ill, according to federal health authorities.
Manufacturing executives are more optimistic about the U.S. economy than at any point in nearly 10 years, according to the latest quarterly survey from PwC US.
Just as calibration needs to be part of your quality processes it absolutely needs to be part of your asset performance management (APM) strategy as well. And, regardless of who owns the software, it needs to be considered in your APM architecture.
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