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What You Should be Asking Your Cybersecurity Team

Though cybersecurity was primarily associated with finance in the past, businesses in all industries are becoming aware of the growing threat of cyberattacks. Manufacturing companies, in particular, are discovering the need to protect their networks, and their bottom lines, from harm. In 2018, roughly 50 percent of manufacturing losses resulted from phishing attacks, and with […]

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What the Internet of Things Is Doing for Manufacturing

The Internet of Things — or IoT — is a buzzword used frequently in everything from white papers and case studies to articles and blogs. But what exactly is the Internet of Things, and what is it doing for manufacturing? What Is the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things refers to the ever-expanding network […]

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How Manufacturing Can Use 360° Videos

Many modern employees expect transparency, accessibility and new levels of interactivity in the workplace, and plenty of industries are engaging in strategies geared toward those qualities. While they’re common in medical fields, as well as education and real estate, 360-degree videos stand out as a relatively untapped resource in manufacturing circles. Given the level of […]

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What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? 2016 video contest

“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” is a student video contest for middle school students.  The contest raises awareness among students, parents and educators with an accurate depiction of today’s manufacturing environments and career choices.  Manufacturing jobs have exciting career paths, excellent pay, engaging work environments and are in high demand! Students will determine what they want to […]

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Investing In New Technologies Today Helps Manufacturers Compete Tomorrow

Manufacturers today are faced with numerous complex decisions concerning IT investments. Pressures to improve performance are escalating, yet clear strategies remain elusive. Excessive hype around disruptive technologies often leads to decision paralysis. Cautious manufacturers are shying away from early adoption of some advanced digital enterprise technologies. Delay, however, is dangerous in today’s highly competitive environment. […]

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Collaboration Technology Makes Manufacturing Efficient

Virtually every industry and organization can benefit from better project collaboration. Manufacturing, in particular, has complex projects with many moving parts. Integrating the expertise of numerous people in various locations and sharing large amounts of data is difficult with traditional solutions, such as email and spreadsheets. Open collaboration is critical in bringing people, ideas, systems […]

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Is your Business Safe from a Cyberattack?

The average cost to a small-to-medium sized business from a cyber-attack is $188,242. 60% of SMEs permanently close 6 months after a major malware attack. You cannot afford to ignore cybersecurity. Your business is probably not as protected to the degree necessary. That’s just a fact. Think you’re too small to be a target? If […]

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Gigabit Revolution

The Gigabit Revolution is an amazing technology improvement proposed in our region, directly impacting Ephrata, York and Hanover. BACKGROUND:  In 2016, UFD is building a new point-to-point ultra-high speed broadband fiber network from New York City to York, PA to Ashburn, VA.  While most NYC to DC broadband traces the I-95/Amtrak corridor, the UFD fiber […]

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