Written by Steven L. Blue - "Smart Manufacturing has a place in reviving American manufacturing. I have a smart factory... But that isn't where I started my revolution-and you shouldn't either. The problem with many CEOs today is they have turned away from the astonishing potential of the workforce and instead turned toward automation." Read more.
A key buzzword in the manufacturing industry is 5S. So far we have highlighted the "Sort" and "Set in Order" stages.Implementation of these steps results in a more optimized workplace. This blog series will explain what each of the 5S steps requires from a company.Read more about the third step, "Shine."
Small and mid-sized manufacturers represent almost 99 percent of manufacturing establishments in the United States and these "little guys," "underdogs," and "mom and pop shops" are creating big value for the economy and jobs for their communities. Read three success stories here.
The goal of the New York State Maker Summit is to bring makers, makerspaces, manufacturers, industry leaders and anyone who is passionate about the Maker Movement together to learn about each other, talk about partnerships & the problems that we all run into, and discuss how to grow the movement within the state. Read more.
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The speakers will highlight recent advances in the development of atomic membranes, a new class of two-dimensional, free-standing materials only one atom thick yet mechanically robust, chemically stable, and virtually impermeable.
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