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The Best 6 Apps for Manufacturing Companies

The manufacturing industry has undergone massive transformations over the last few years, with digitization playing a pivotal role. As mobile technology continues to advance, apps for manufacturing companies have emerged as crucial tools to enhance productivity, streamline operations, and optimize inventory. These manufacturing apps are not just for mega-corporations; even small businesses can harness their power. In this post, we will delve deep into the importance of these apps and highlight the top six that every manufacturing company should consider.

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Digital Transformation Impact in the Manufacturing Industry

Digital Transformation Impact in the Manufacturing Industry

The manufacturing sector has always been a beacon of innovation, a linchpin of economic progress. Historically known for its resilience and adaptability, the sector now finds itself on the cusp of its most significant transformation yet – the digital metamorphosis. In an era where every business action is heavily reliant on digital methodologies, how does this transition manifest in the manufacturing landscape?

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AI & IoT Applications for the Connected Factory of the Future & IoT Applications for the Connected Factory of the Future

AI & IoT Applications for the Connected Factory of the Future

The manufacturing sector, like all other industries, is witnessing a paradigm shift. Factories are now becoming more productive and efficient with automation.

Imagine a world where manufacturing processes synchronize with seamless precision. A production line where machines and data work together for better productivity. A system where human intelligence collaborates with cutting-edge technology.

That’s a connected factory for you. It is where AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things) have revolutionized the manufacturing process. Let’s learn how a connected factory works.

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Why Tracking Manufacturing Processes is Vital for All Kinds of Industries

Why Tracking Manufacturing Processes is Vital for All Kinds of Industries

As a vendor who provides solutions for manufacturers, I have seen firsthand the benefits of tracking manufacturing processes. In this blog, I will discuss why tracking manufacturing processes is vital for all kinds of industries, what production tracking entails, the importance of tracking manufacturing processes, whether tracking processes should be manual or automatic, and how data from tracking technologies helps improve performance.

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Crazy for Composites Interviews –  Marc Fette CEO of CTC [Composite Technology Center.]

My name is Mark Fette, and I’m the CEO of CTC, which stands for Composite Technology Center. We are a 100% subsidiary of Airbus and acting as a lightweight technology and Innovation Center in Germany, Stade. We have some shared office space with our Airbus colleagues in the ECOMAT, Bremen, and in the Hamburg high-tech center.
We discovered that Shahar practices yoga, hikes a lot with the family and loves SUP, sailing and diving.
The conversation takes an inspiring turn as he sheds light on Kanfit’s dedication to sustainability and how it has become an intrinsic part of their corporate agenda. Shachar shares the exciting innovation initiatives they’ve spearheaded, such as additive manufacturing and automation, which have transformed lives and businesses alike.

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The Shortage of Skilled Workers in Manufacturing - What You Should Do

The Shortage of Skilled Workers in Manufacturing – What You Should Do

In this blog article, we will delve into the significance of the skilled labor shortage, discuss its implications on manufacturing, and provide valuable insights and recommendations on how manufacturers can address this pressing issue. We will explore trends and forecasts related to tackling the skilled labor shortage, including upskilling and reskilling programs, collaborations with educational institutions, embracing technology and automation, enhancing employer value propositions, and fostering diversity and inclusion. Through relevant examples and case studies, we will illustrate the effectiveness of different strategies in overcoming the shortage of skilled workers. So, let’s begin by understanding the significance of the skilled labor shortage in manufacturing.

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Crazy for Composites Interviews – Steffen Czichon, Head of the Department of Rotor Blades at Fraunhofer IWES

Steffen discusses the challenges he faces as head of department of roter blades such as finding skilled workers to deal with the ever increasing size of the wind turbine blades and need for automation solutions that wont limit the blade growth.
We also discovered that Steffen loves canoeing and other outdoor sports with his family.
Steffen tells us about the specific requirements for wind blade materials and the importance of traceability and the use of sensors at IWES facility, and about their plans for a fully circular wind blade economy. The interview ended with an open invitation to all OEM’S to use their facilities to test out new digitization technologies before implementing them at their factories.

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Crazy for Composites Interviews – Shachar Fine, EVP Business Development, Marketing and Sales at Kanfit

Shachar highlights the significance of digital transformation and the need for wholehearted commitment from every team member in order to keep customers happy amidst the challenges of global supply chain issues.
We discovered that Shahar practices yoga, hikes a lot with the family and loves SUP, sailing and diving.
The conversation takes an inspiring turn as he sheds light on Kanfit’s dedication to sustainability and how it has become an intrinsic part of their corporate agenda. Shachar shares the exciting innovation initiatives they’ve spearheaded, such as additive manufacturing and automation, which have transformed lives and businesses alike.

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Automation in Manufacturing: A Revolution in Efficiency

Automation in Manufacturing: A Revolution in Efficiency

Automation in manufacturing is known as the process through which a firm mechanizes its processes to manufacture any physical product. An automated manufacturing system’s primary benefits are improved productivity and profitability, minimal waste, and marginal human intervention.
Usually, manufacturers choose the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which grants manufacturers an edge over others. This edge is given by utilizing optimal inventory management, minimal machine downtime, and agility throughout the production line.
This article will help manufacturers like you understand why automation is essential for your business and how you can start implementing it right away.

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Digital Thread in Manufacturing: Revolutionizing Manufacturing with Seamless Data Flow Connected Factory

Digital Thread in Manufacturing: Revolutionizing Manufacturing with Seamless Data Flow Connected Factory

In today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing landscape, staying ahead of the competition requires embracing digital transformation and adopting innovative technologies. One such transformative concept that is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry is the digital thread. The digital thread represents a connected ecosystem of data that flows seamlessly throughout the entire manufacturing process, enabling real-time insights and informed decision-making. In this article, we will explore the importance of the digital thread in modern manufacturing, steps to consider for its implementation, the technologies that enable its success, the benefits it offers, and the significance of building cross-functional teams for successful implementation.

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The Power of Industry 4.0 and the Connected Factory

The Power of Industry 4.0 and the Connected Factory

The world is constantly evolving, and technology is at the forefront of this evolution. In recent years, the manufacturing industry has undergone a massive transformation with the advent of Industry 4.0 and connected factory technology. The integration of technology in the manufacturing industry has brought forth significant changes and has improved the way factories operate.
In this article, we will explore what Industry 4.0 is, the advantages of a connected factory, successful implementation of a connected factory, and the future of manufacturing with the help of Industry 4.0 and the connected factory.

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Top 5 Benefits of Digital Thread in Manufacturing

Top 5 Benefits of Digital Thread in Manufacturing

The digital revolution has dramatically changed the way we manage data and processes in manufacturing operations. As technology advances, companies are increasingly turning to the concept of a digital thread to harness this powerful potential. According to Harvard Business Review, manufacturers that are just beginning their modernization journey stand to gain the most from upgrading their data management and automation processes. In fact, it is estimated that around $1 trillion is left unclaimed each year due to a lack of digitization.
In this blog post, we’ll explore the top 5 benefits companies can enjoy when embracing the digital thread in their manufacturing industry. Before we get there, let’s look into the basics.

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