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Understanding Smart Machines: How They Will Shape the Future

Powered by smart machines, the new industrial revolution is changing how machine builders design, and how manufacturers operate, both today and into the future. To remain profitable, plants will need...

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How 5G is Transforming the Manufacturing Landscape

Existing wireless network protocols are not fully suited to deliver everything the modern manufacturer needs. Increasing deployment of the fifth generation of cellular wireless technology,...

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Beyond Reskilling: Manufacturing’s Future Depends on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

One of the industry’s biggest challenges is tapping into a robust talent pipeline to fill these jobs, yet that pipeline is lacking in diversity of key identities. Taking a closer look at how...

American Psychological Association

Manufacturing Engagement and Retention Study

In this study, the American Psychological Association examines the perceptions of manufacturing, the state of the industry and the mindset of the employee in making a determination as to the factors...

The Manufacturing Institute

Competing for Talent: Recasting Perceptions of Manufacturing

Even as domestic manufacturing is viewed as increasingly important to the economy, public perceptions of manufacturing are not in line with the current reality. For instance, many Americans are not...

Center for Manufacturing Research

The Manufacturing Experience: Compensation And Labor Market Competitiveness

The manufacturing sector has continued to reflect relative strength. Research shows that nearly 89% of respondents felt positive about growth at their companies and manufacturing production has...

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Reshoring Decisions for Adjusting Supply Chains in a Changing World: A Case Study from the Apparel Industry

Global conditions for manufacturing are evolving rapidly and the myopic financial factors that once made overseas locations attractive for offshoring are now in favor of revising it.

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How Digital Transformation Impacts an OEM's Post-Sales Business

This paper examines the many considerations for how machine builders can benefit from IoT-based digital services and tools, including digitization benefits, a deep dive into digital service benefits,...


Leveraging Commercial Space Capabilities for U.S. National Security

The National Security Space Association (NSSA) has published a whitepaper for governmental purposes in decision-making on effective use of the United States' commercial space capabilities for national...


Global Employee Experience Pulse Check

The first global survey of over 7,000 employees across seven major economies reveals unsettling levels of dissatisfaction with everything from levels of pay, to the digital workplace, to that sense...