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Optimizing Warehouse Control Systems with Industry 4.0
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Dr. Ralf Garlichs, EVP Products & Technology, Interroll Group

With industrial IoT (IIoT, also referred to as Industry 4.0) on the rise, it is critical for CIOs and IT personnel to participate in the selection and deployment of warehouse control systems and equipment. Involvement in the purchasing and...

Digital transformation trends in manufacturing
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Like the industrial revolution impacted manufacturing, now digitalization is revolutionizing manufacturing industry. Industrial revolution bought mass production but the digital transformation is bringing customized production, also at a rapid...

How Beneficial is Industrial Identification
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Radio-frequency identification technologies (RFID) have always had a close connection with automation. The automotive industry was the trailblazer that hyped this technology, with RFID coming in handy for automotive manufacturing and assembly...

Industry 4.0
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Venkat Nandikolla, Global Head of Manufacturing, Mindtree

1. What are the Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Manufacturing and Supply Chain Industry, and how has your Company Embraced it? In this era of Industry 4.0, the need for higher efficiencies both on the shop floor & in the enterprise,...

The Evolution of Manufacturing Processes
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Edward Rodden, CIO, Sugar Creek

Forty-two years, sounds like a long time…My first office job started just that long ago, and it was a far different world from what we live in today. Interestingly, it was not so different from a business perspective on how we ran and...

A Growing Reliance on Outsourcing Warrants a Change in Logistics Management
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Greg Aimi, Supply Chain Research Director, Gartner [NYSE: IT]

Your company’s performance is most likely becoming more dependent on third-party logistics (3PL) providers as the demand for logistics outsourcing grows. This dependence mandates a change in the role of today’s logistics professional...

An Act of Balance between Business and Technology
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Edward Rodden, CIO, SugarCreek Packing Co.

Harnessing the Magic of Data Visualization With the accelerating proliferation of devices, data is exploding in scope, size, speed and “geography” with pockets of data spread out in various databases across the network. Managing...

The Future of Smart Manufacturing: Continuing the Conversation
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Mike Molnar, Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office, National Institute of Standards & Technology

A principal mission of our team is building partnerships. Fundamentally, this means enabling connection and communication between policymakers, manufacturers large and small, academic researchers, and thought leaders—looking across the...

Time to Reach for the Clouds
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Mike Ruchensky, VP & CIO, Swift Transportation [NYSE:SWFT]

Today’s fleet managers—and their drivers—face heightened responsibilities in an increasingly competitive transportation industry. Budget pressures and regulatory uncertainty can put the squeeze on fleets, coupled with the fact we...

Intelligent Lighting Platform Is the Key to a Smart City
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Sohrab Modi, CTO & Senior Vice President of Engineering, Echelon Corp. [NASDAQ:ELON]

What Does the Internet of Things Mean to Cities? The term Internet of Things (IoT) has become a buzz word in the technology industry meaning different things to different people making it difficult to find one, single definition. A common...

Standing at the Crossroad of Lean Manufacturing and Healthcare
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Willie Sosa, SVP-Global Manufacturing, Cardinal Health [NYSE:CAH]

The scope of manufacturing goes beyond the attributes of the product, or simply the cost to produce. Helping hospitals improve safety, quality of care and cost requires a holistic approach to the value chain, including the delivery of product at...

Technological Innovations in the Manufacturing Space
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Cathal McGloin, VP, Mobile Platforms, Red Hat

Scope of Analytics in Manufacturing Space With increased data volumes as well as regulatory and competitive pressures, global manufacturing supply chains are facing new levels of complexity that require greater traceability and faster reactions...

Technology Trends and Issues in Textile Marketing
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Tekin Gulsen, Global IT & Corporate Planning Director, Kordsa Global

Can trends in technology impact a manufacturing industry as old as textile? The answer is absolutely yes and the impact shows many similarities with other B2B and manufacturing sectors. New technologies not only enable new products and...

IoT Implementation in Manufacturing All Set to Grow Exponentially by 2020
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FREMONT, CA: With organizations inclining more towards adoption of IoT solutions for smart manufacturing along with improved security and reliability, the Internet of Things (IoT) in global manufacturing market size is expected to grow from...

Improved Data Interfaces And Communication Mechanisms For Real-Time Inventory
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David M. Atrostic, VP of Information Technology, TASER International

Technologies giving competitive edge in the Manufacturing sector Following the “consumerization of IT” trend, improved user interfaces for manufacturing information systems installed on mobile solutions. This will allow leading...

Improving Efficiency and Visibility with Real-Time RFID Tracking and Automation
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Lee Murray, Director of Technology, Troy Design and Manufacturing

In manufacturing, time is of the essence. A few seconds shaved  off a process can result in minutes and hours saved in the long run. This was at the top of our mind, as we looked at tracking system options for our new Troy Design &...

Why the Internet of Things (IoT) Needs to Extend to Your Plant Floor
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Mark Gallant, Industrial Marketing, AeroScout Industrial

One of the key benefits of the IoT is extending communication with far more types of devices than ever before. For industrial applications, that means improving processes and cutting costs. But how do you extend connectivity to things that...

Troy Design & Manufacturing Company Builds RFID Technology with the Help of Motorola
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FREMONT, CA: Troy Design and Manufacturing Company (TDM), a Ford Motor Company subsidiary, are working together with Motorola Solutions, to build an automated RFID tracking system to monitor and guide each step of its new Chicago Modification...

Cincinnati Automation: Driving Manufacturing Production Efficiency
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Phillip Smith, Owner and GM and Alex Smith, Sales Applications Engineer

Established in 1993 Cincinnati Automation provides programming and systems integration services for the new and rapidly developing machine vision technology. Cincinnati Automation offers a free evaluation of inspection, robotic automation, laser...

Stellium: IoT Solutions that Drive Enterprise and Customer Value
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Siva Shankar, Practice Lead- Manufacturing & IoT

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