Smart Manufacturing: Building Talent to Accelerate a Digital Transformation

September 11, 2018

Early adopters, however, are already taking a leadership role by creating and implementing a talent strategy to train team members on the integration and use of technology throughout the supply chain. To grow and innovate in what is projected to become a nearly $400 billion market by 2025, digital leaders like Steelcase and LAI International are transforming their operations, by investing in technology, equipment, and their people.

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Trojan Battery Company

Founded in 1925 by co-founders George Godber and Carl Speer, Trojan Battery Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries. From deep-cycle flooded batteries to deep-cycle AGM and gel batteries, Trojan has shaped the world of deep-cycle battery technology with over 85 years of battery manufacturing experience.

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Stora Enso Annual Report 2019

whitePaper | December 31, 2019

Part of the bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden construction, and paper. We employ some 26 000 people in more than 30 countries and our shares are listed on the Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R) stock exchanges. Our fiber-based materials are renewable, recyclable, and fossil-free. Our solutions offer low-carbon alternatives to products based on finite resources. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow.

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THE FUTURE OF SMART LOGISTICS AUTOMATION

whitePaper | July 31, 2020

Geek+ is one of the world’s fastest growing logistics automation companies. Its technology offering, which is based around a core product range of four smart robotic systems – picking, moving, forklift and sorting robots; all underpinned by a highly intelligent AI-enabled software platform – offers a scalable alternative to traditional fixed automation machinery for eCommerce, industrial and manufacturing customers to invest in. Perhaps one of the most notable features of the Geek+ solution is its extreme scalability – both within a single fulfilment center or across a network of facilities – which can move in lockstep with business needs to meet rapid customer growth, or to meet sudden peaks and troughs caused by seasonal trends or unexpected crises.

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2022 manufacturing industry outlook

whitePaper | March 14, 2022

It is unusual to see positive economic indicators paired with historic labor and supply chain challenges. But this is the trajectory for US manufacturing in 2022 emerging from the pandemic. The recovery gained momentum in 2021 on the heels of vaccine rollout and rising demand. As industrial production and capacity utilization surpassed pre-pandemic levels midyear, strong increases in new orders for all major subsectors signal growth continuing in 2022.

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Kick-Starting YourModern Maintenance Program for Manufacturing

whitePaper | July 1, 2020

Read this resource for tips you can use now to increase your OEE (overall equipment effectiveness) and modernize the maintenance program at your manufacturing organization to reduce risk and increase efficiency. This e-book can help you unlock new efficiency and drive profit with tips around

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Using Business Analytics to Rebound & Succeed on Product Quality

whitePaper | May 20, 2020

Today's manufacturers have had to pivot quickly to adapt to demands brought on by COVID-19. Business Intelligence and analytics have played a vital role in providing the most successful manufacturers with insights necessary to find new ways to: Improve product and service quality.

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Manufacturing Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis

whitePaper | July 14, 2020

Make no mistake, Manufacturing 4.0 technologies have played a vital role in manufacturers’ ability to remain agile amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Manufacturers responding to Hitachi Vantara’s Industry Insights: Manufacturing Operations During the COVID-19 Crisis survey indicated that digitalization was already a part of their long-term strategy prior to the outbreak and it is exactly those implementations that have helped them maximize output and maintain quality during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Trojan Battery Company

Founded in 1925 by co-founders George Godber and Carl Speer, Trojan Battery Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries. From deep-cycle flooded batteries to deep-cycle AGM and gel batteries, Trojan has shaped the world of deep-cycle battery technology with over 85 years of battery manufacturing experience.

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