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Succession Planning: An Out-of-the-Box option

Succession Planning: An Out-of-the-Box option

Category: Business Jul 8, 2021

Find out how one CEO implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan or ESOP to spur innovation, collaboration, and growth to benefit the employees and their customers—all while doubling their sales in five years.

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Biden Introduces Infrastructure Plan

Biden Introduces Infrastructure Plan

Category: Business Apr 13, 2021

Get details on the President’s new multi-trillion dollar plan to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, which includes large investments in the manufacturing sector, worker training, and R&D. It also comes with a proposal to increases corporate taxes to pay for it. 

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2021 SBIR R&D Opportunities with NIST

2021 SBIR R&D Opportunities with NIST

Category: Business Feb 22, 2021

Now through April 14, 2021, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is accepting applications on seven Small Business Innovation Research topics, ranging from advanced manufacturing and material measurements to cybersecurity and privacy, with funding up to $100,000 per project.

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Marketing Now: New World, New Rules

Marketing Now: New World, New Rules

Category: Business Sep 8, 2020

You’ve faced undercutting competition and over-demanding customers. You’ve seen market highs and product fails. But this is bananas. Here are two guiding principles to help revamp your marketing.

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Embrace a Broader Definition of Manufacturing

Embrace a Broader Definition of Manufacturing

Category: Business May 1, 2020

Find out how conceptualization, materialization , and utilization extend the meaning of manufacturing and help unleash the power of digital technology.

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Forget Utopia, Rethink Reshoring

Forget Utopia, Rethink Reshoring

Category: Business Sep 18, 2019

For most Americans, Oneida, is synonymous with flatware, but it started as a utopian commune in New York, and later shifted production overseas. In 2005, Sherrill Manufacturing acquired Oneida and “reshored” production to the United States. Sherrill earned the 2019 National Metalworking Reshoring Award proving that U.S. manufacturers can succeed and grow in an imperfect world using the perfect mix of hard work and ingenuity.

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Can You Survive Without Going Digital?

Can You Survive Without Going Digital?

Category: Business Aug 14, 2019

In The Only Way Manufacturers Can Survive, former GE CEO Jeff Immelt and Vijay Govindarajan urge manufacturers to commit to digital transformation before IT companies gobble up their valuable markets and customers. Gain insight from their mistakes in this review of their article.

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Cybersecurity: Take the First (5) Steps

Cybersecurity: Take the First (5) Steps

Category: Business Jun 12, 2019

As shop floors become increasingly connected, capabilities are expanding—but so are vulnerabilities. Here are five steps to protect your physical and digital assets from cybercriminals.

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IMTS Spring Economic Outlook: Approaching the Shallow

IMTS Spring Economic Outlook: Approaching the Shallow

Category: Business Jun 12, 2019

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper may be far from the shallow, but manufacturing technology orders are not. AMT Chief Knowledge Officer Pat McGibbon has forecasted a shallow downturn beginning this summer and lasting 15-16 months. He outlines bright spots for opportunity and how disruptive technologies may alleviate manufacturing productivity challenges.

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IMTS Visitors Help an Almost Forgotten Veterans Cemetery in Florida

IMTS Visitors Help an Almost Forgotten Veterans Cemetery in Florida

Category: Business May 24, 2019

With Memorial Day approaching, IMTS salutes Triton Welding & Machine Shop in Cocoa Beach, Fla., and their business partners for donating their time to design, fabricate, and install a giant metal arch for an almost forgotten Veterans Cemetery in Titusville, Fla.

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Five Tips to Make Diversity & Inclusion Work

Five Tips to Make Diversity & Inclusion Work

Category: Business May 8, 2019

As the demand for qualified manufacturing workers intensifies, D&I is no longer just a human resources issue; it is a business imperative. Research shows that companies with diverse workforces are more innovative and perform better financially. PwC and The Manufacturing Institute detail concrete steps that manufacturers can take to start or improve a D&I culture.

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Six Tips to Help Turn Ideas into Action

Six Tips to Help Turn Ideas into Action

Category: Business Jan 21, 2019

Have an idea that will improve work on the shop floor, but not enough resources to develop it? Local and national resources can help small to medium-sized manufacturing firms with research and development.

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An Economic Outlook on Manufacturing

An Economic Outlook on Manufacturing

Category: Business Jan 9, 2019

Find out what 2019 will bring to the manufacturing industry.

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