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Q&A eBook with Bossard: How Will Industry 4.0 Impact Your Supply Chain?

In innovation, Internet of Things, logistics, manufacturer, manufacturing, manufacturing operations, marketing, q&A, quality, system design, technology by Generis0 Comments

Previously many of these technologies were emerging on their own, but not considered collectively. With a recent push toward an integrated approach, the Internet of Things, the focused effort is much more clear. While efforts are being made to allow technologies to be more interchangeable and data non-exclusive, much of the progress thus far has been disjointed….

This Q&A eBook with Bossard, published by the Generis Group, highlights Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, full inventory transparency, and more!

Bossard creates solutions that enable you to achieve higher productivity while helping you to surface your potential. Connect with Bossard at our American Supply Chain Summit taking place April 24-25th in Orlando, FL.

Read the full eBook below:

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QReview: Supply Chain News You Can Use

In cost management, cost reduction, culture, facility, innovation, manufacturer, manufacturing, manufacturing operations, mfg, quality, value chain by Generis0 Comments

Transportation Impact, a 4-time Inc. 5000 company, comes from humble beginnings. In 2008, Keith Byrd and Travis Burt, both then senior-level managers at UPS, left the world’s largest shipping company after nearly two decades, respectively, to launch their own start-up with the mission of providing clients with the most competitive small package contracts in the country.

The QReview is a magazine that highlights Transportation Impact’s Quarterly Review learnings and is filled with supply chain news that delves into specific strategies, statistics, and stories relevant to the supply chain industry.

Take a look inside and find out how to overcome market challenges, look for optimization opportunities, and more below!

Subscribe to QReview here. 

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Nine Ways Manufacturing Analytics Can Improve Your Profitability

In emerging technology, facilities, facility, innovation, manufacturer, manufacturing, manufacturing operations, marketing by Generis0 Comments

If you’re looking for new ways to improve the profitability of your manufacturing business, there might be a resource that you’re not tapping into–data. Many organizations already have data and analytics about equipment, parts, and processes that are not being used to improve the organization.

Download the tip sheet by Sight Machine below to find out how to use your manufacturing analytics to improve profitability. Within the sheet below, you’ll learn how to:

  • Reduce unplanned downtime;
  • Diagnose quality problems faster;
  • Reduce the cost of compliance;
  • And more.

Find out more below!

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Automation Today

In automation, design, design engineering, facility, machined parts, manufacturer, manufacturing, manufacturing operations, marketing, technology, workforce by Generis0 Comments

As manufacturers struggle to fill highly skilled production positions—according to NAM (National Association of Manufacturers), “80 percent of manufacturers report a moderate or serious shortage of qualified applicants for skilled and highly skilled production positions”—technology may need to step in to fill the gap.

As the article “Automation Today” by FARO Technologies states: “It’s no secret that manufacturing continues to become more automated, and manufacturing output per worker is on the rise.” Smart factories are sought after because they are quickly becoming the “factories of the future,” while growing changes in automation become difficult to ignore.

Find out more about the latest advancements in optical 3D measurement and automation technology in the article below including:

  • Advanced Manufacturing;
  • Automated Metrology; and
  • Cobalt.

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A new, uniform packaging design boosts sales and cuts emissions

In manufacturer, manufacturing, manufacturing operations, production efficiency, quality, Quality by design by Generis0 Comments

A new packaging design can make a huge difference for brand awareness, sales, and the environment. BillerudKorsnäs collaborated with a manufacturer of outdoor grilling products to develop and implement a new packaging solution from renewable, fiber based material.

BillerudKorsnäs worked with a company who was struggling with inconsistent packaging and high carbon emissions. By replacing the PET and PE plastics, BillerudKorsnäs was able to produce packaging that delivered uniform results to multiple OEM locations. The company was able to increase its market share and customer base while making a sustainable contribution to the environment with more than 47, 000 kg of PET plastics removed from the packaging’s lifecycle.

Read the full case study below!

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Infographic: 8 Types of Meeting Personalities

In business, corporate culture, cost reduction, Generis, innovation, manufacturing, mfg, workforce by Generis0 Comments

Meeting Misery: Meeting Makeover Edition 

This year in Corporate America–that’s your company and mine–we are going waste over $37 Billion attending meetings. It is well documented that meetings are a source of pain and great frustration due to high levels of inefficiency and ineffectiveness.

Over the last 25 years, we have identified the eight most common meeting personalities that create this Meeting Misery! Find out more about the 8 types of meeting personalities below.

Competitive Solutions, Inc. has a three step Meeting Makeover Solution to be applied to a single team, a specific department, or an entire organization. Find out how to get these 8 personalities out of your meetings, and end your meeting misery today!

Shane Yount, Principal & Author at Competitive Solutions, will also be speaking on Business Bootcamp – Driving Greater Execution, Engagement, And Ultimately, Earnings! at our Amerian Manufacturing Summit taking place March 28-29th in Chicago, IL.

View the full infographic below!

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Making Sense of IIoT Analytics

In Internet of Things, IoT, manufacturer, manufacturing, mfg, technology by Generis0 Comments

Making Sense of IIoT Analytics | Automation World

As the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) picks up steam, attention is pivoting from connectivity to analytics, flooding manufacturers with a wave of new offerings that all promise to facilitate real business change.

In the article below, find out how Sight Machine is integrating and visualizing data throughout the manufacturing industry. Sight Machine’s CEO and co-founder, Jon Sobel, explains that the company has created an automated intake process that refines data from incompatible factory floor systems and contextualizes it for subsequent analytics.

Read the full article below to find out more!

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Three MD Companies Receive NIST Innovation Grants

In aerospace, automotive, business, manufacturer, manufacturing by Generis0 Comments

Three MD Companies Receive NIST Innovation Grants | MDBIZNews

Based in Rockville, Automated Precision Inc. is a first-time recipient with a $98,750 grant in Phase 1 funding. The company’s research focuses on a noncontact measuring technique for use in the defense, energy, aerospace and automobile industries. The technique measures high speed 3-D scanning during surface inspections, which cuts manufacturing costs and can reduce waste.

Discover more information about the three Maryland companies that were among a group of small businesses to receive grants from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Learn more below!

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A Change Management Strategy For Your ERP Project

In business, Generis, innovation, Internet of Things, IoT, manufacturer, manufacturing, marketing, mfg, technology by Generis0 Comments

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Tomorrow’s Medicine: Curing One Patient at a Time

In biomanufacturing, business, Generis, generis group, manufacturing, mfg, value chain by Generis0 Comments

You know that tomorrow’s medicine is personalized. With more than 8,100 active cell therapy studies and 1,300 active gene therapy studies underway now, you’re changing the way patients will be treated.

To achieve the best clinical outcomes, the living cells and biological samples you develop or treat must be transported to patients on time and under the most rigorous product and stability specification. Anything less than perfect is unacceptable.

The World Courier eBook below highlights the logistics challenges of gene and cell therapies. Download the full eBook below for more information! 

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