Articles & News on Operations & Management

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Hires Business Development Managers George Toldy & Stephen McLaren

  • News

AMT hires George Toldy, Jr., MBA and Stephen D. McLaren to support increase in demand for the company’s engineering services, turnkey automated systems, and control system integration solutions.

DOE Smart Manufacturing Institute Announces New Project Call to Address Manufacturing Challenges

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The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) announced up to $4 million in new funding to improve energy-intensive manufacturing processes and strengthen America's manufacturing sector.

How Automation Can Create New Opportunities for High- or Lower-skilled Workers

  • by Claudia Jarrett
  • Feature

Claudia Jarrett, country manager at obsolete parts supplier EU Automation, explains how, through automation, manufacturers can greatly enhance their processes—and address the US’s continued labor skills shortage.

An Emerging Market for CO2 Gas Sensors to Assess COVID-19 Transmission Risk

  • by Dr. Luyun Jiang
  • Feature

Due to the close link of the indoor CO2 concentration and aerosol density, using CO2 gas sensors to monitor the indoor environment can be an efficient method to control the COVID-19 outbreak.

How Industrial Software Can Simplify Sustainability

  • by George Walker
  • Feature

George Walker, managing director of Novotek UK and Ireland, explores how industrial business leaders can simplify the process of managing energy usage and improving sustainability.

Manufacturers Simplify Digital Transformation with Modular MES and ERP Systems Integration

  • by Wendy Stanley
  • Feature

Just as the Industrial Revolution replaced handmade production processes, integrated manufacturing and enterprise data systems must replace the manual data processes that hold manufacturers back today.

Dräger Signs Agreement with Vector CAG to Represent the Fixed Flame and Gas Detection Systems Portfolio

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Dräger, an international leader in the field of safety technology, is proud to announce the appointment of Vector Controls and Automation Group (Vector CAG) a leading manufacturers representative of control and automation solutions.

SPE PIONEER SUMMIT: New Platform of the SPE Community is Successfully Launched

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The SPE PIONEER SUMMIT held its kick-off event on Nov. 3 and 4, which was a complete success. With 2200 participants, 24 speakers and newly introduced cooperations, it was a growth driver for the SPE ecosystem.

Case Study: A Natural Gas Distributor Solves Local Access Challenges

  • Case Study

A distributor of natural gas needed a lightweight, local, wireless access solution at remote sites to replace old paper recording calibration methods. The patent-pending Xona platform met the distributor’s stringent efficiency and cybersecurity requirements.

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $373.7 Million in September, an Increase of 26.4% from August 2020

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U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $373.7 million in September 2020, an increase of 26.4% from August 2020, and the highest monthly total of the year, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT.