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SEO for Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry plays a vital role in the economy, supplying both businesses and consumers with the products and equipment they need on a daily basis. Though demand for manufacturing runs high, so does competition. In a crowded manufacturing landscape, competing for customers also means competing for attention. Today, most of your company’s potential customers […]

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Manufacturing Technology’s Future

Technological advancement has long driven the pace of manufacturing. Today, most factories are hubs of advanced machinery, churning out goods more efficiently than was possible in the past. However, as technology advances exponentially, manufacturing continues to evolve. Many emerging tools have the potential to revolutionize the manufacturing industry changing both how products are produced and […]

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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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Technology Focus- Industry 4.0 on a Budget: Small Manufacturers Need Technology Too

Written by MEP National Network’s Chuck Werner, Lean Technology Manager of Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center One advantage of my current role, which I did not get to experience while working full-time in manufacturing, is getting to take part in conferences for the new tools, technologies and techniques being used in the industry.  As a result, […]

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Industry 4.0 Video

Over history we have experienced 3 Industrial Revolutions.  The connections through the Internet has set the stage for the greatest revolution yet. Industry 4.0 involves a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds and impacting all disciplines, economies and industries. These technologies will improve lives, create new jobs, make […]

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Vision and Robotics: Happy Together

Written by Bruce Morey, Contributing Editor of AdvancedManufacturing.org The next “dynamic duo” may not involve humans at all. “Machine vision and robots make for a perfect marriage,” stated Klas Bengtsson, global product manager, vision systems for ABB Robotics (Auburn Hills, MI). This is not new. Vision and robotics have gone hand in hand for years. But unlike […]

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Broadband Assistance Drives Job Growth

An innovative program in Pennsylvania leveraged stimulus funds to drive broadband deployment, adoption and use. Small and mid-sized businesses flourished.  Below is a snippet that mentions MANTEC’s success. MANUFACTURING IS COOL One of the technical assistance partners was MANTEC, an industrial resource center that supports small and mid-sized manufacturers in south central Pennsylvania and helps […]

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What Is Smart Manufacturing & Why Pennsylvania Manufacturers Should Care?

It seems that manufacturing technology is changing and evolving at the speed of light. The manufacturers who are the first to harness emerging technologies are usually the ones who remain ahead of their competitors and continue to thrive in these challenging economic times. And it’s not just Fortune 500 companies that are benefitting from all […]

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