Articles & News on Supply Chain Optimization

Okuma America Corporation Names Gosiger the Okuma Distributor of the Year

  • December 15, 2021
  • News

The leadership team of Okuma America Corporation, a worldleading builder of CNC machine tools, controls and automation systems, is pleased to name Gosiger as the 2020 Okuma Distributor of the Year.

How BitFlow Overcame Supply Chain Constraints to Maintain Frame Grabber Availability

  • December 15, 2021
  • News

To ensure a steady supply of FPGAs, BitFlow met with Altera to establish forecasting and lead times, ultimately resulting in purchasing additional stock.

China: Manufacturing Under Pressure After Stunning Post-COVID Rebound

  • by Adrian Lloyd
  • December 10, 2021
  • Feature

Chinese manufacturing is under pressure from both ends: raw material and energy prices are rising sharply; while consumer demand is weak. However, despite considerable supply chain problems during the latter part of the year, the 4th quarterly update of our Manufacturing Industry Output (MIO) tracker, shows that Chinese manufacturing is on track to achieve 5.9% growth.

AMETEK Land Ensures Exceptional Delivery Times for High Performance SPOT Thermometer

  • December 8, 2021
  • News

AMETEK Land, the world leader in high accuracy, non-contact temperature measurement systems, offers high-performance infrared temperature measurement systems with a low, consistent and reliable lead time.

Closed-Loop Digital Twins Keep Holiday Shipping on Schedule

  • by Colm Gavin
  • November 22, 2021
  • Feature

By calibrating closed-loop digital twins in the intralogistics industry, warehouse managers are running operations at peak levels, unleashing orders to fly off the shelf.

In Case You Missed It—Y NOW 2021: Realizing Autonomous Operations

  • by Lynn DeRocco
  • November 19, 2021
  • News

Thousands of participants from more than 100 countries attended Yokogawa’s Y NOW 2021: Realizing Autonomous Operations, held Nov. 2–4. The free virtual event featured presentations by dozens of industry powerhouses, from Shell to Saudi Aramco, Cisco Systems to Evonik Operations, and C3 AI to Microsoft.

Urbx Logistics to Work With Mitsubishi Electric Automation to Enable Retailers to Automate and Optimize In-Store Picking Process

  • November 18, 2021
  • News

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is announcing the addition of Urbx Logistics to its Diamond Partner OEM Program.

Rockwell Automation Expands Supply Chain Services with Acquisition of AVATA

  • November 12, 2021
  • News

Transaction strengthens digital thread capabilities across the value chain.

September 2021 Manufacturing Technology Orders Total $590 Million

  • November 8, 2021
  • News

Orders of new manufacturing technology totaled $590 million in September 2021, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Siemens and Merck KGaA Collaborate to Boost Machine-to-Machine Trust in Industrial Value Chains

  • October 29, 2021
  • News

Both companies kick off developments to ensure quality and trust in a machine-to-machine (M2M) connected world.