AMI CONSOLIDATOR ARCHIVE

The Manufacturing News Consolidator

AMI issues a weekly email newsletter, The AMI Consolidator, that includes the top manufacturing relevant news from around the world in a concise, easy to read format. If you would like to receive this newsletter in your mailbox, please subscribe here.

Below is the archive collection of that news categorized by Innovation, Workforce Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Other News.

Innovation News

Researchers show how to exploit Bluetooth Classic security flaws

Researchers at Singapore University of Technology and Design has released a proof-of-concept exploit for a family of vulnerabilities it has dubbed BrakTooth, which affects the software development kit used to program Bluetooth chipsets using the…

The Semiconductor Crisis Has Not Peaked Yet

The widespread effect of the semiconductor crisis on the automotive sector has been well documented of late, with many manufacturers halting production or altering vehicle specs in response to the shortage. Similarly, the increase in…

Hot News in Plastic Packaging Sustainability

The amount of news related to sustainable packaging developments is overwhelming. In fact, the majority of content posted at PlasticsToday involves sustainability in some way. Yet there are as many features we publish as there…

Carbon makes Design Engine software available to all

Carbon announced that it is launching the next generation of its Carbon Design Engine software and making the software licenses available to design teams globally for purchase in early 2022. Carbon Design Engine allows product…
Workforce Development News

6 business analyst resume tips

Maybe you’re interested in a job as a business analyst (BA), using data analytics to bridge the gap between IT and business. Maybe you’ve already got a BA gig but are looking for greener pastures…

The Problem with an Always-urgent Workplace Culture

9:00 a.m. WhatsApp message — Apologies for nagging again, but it’s super important I have that report in my inbox by 9:30 a.m. Will you be finished by then? 10:30 a.m. calendar invite — Urgent…

Promotion tips: How to ‘hire from within’

When filling an open role, most IT leaders aspire to land a rock star who not only ticks every box but brings in technical experience and knowledge not widely present in their current IT ranks.…

CIOs blaze new career pathways at the top

Paul Johnson wears two powerful, distinct hats at Poly, the new company formed as a result of the merger of Plantronics and Poly. As vice president and CIO, Johnson took charge of overseeing the integration…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

HAI ROBOTICS and Invar team to expand global presence

HAI ROBOTICS, a global leader in Autonomous Case-handling Robotics (ACR) systems for warehouse fulfillment, has announced a partnership with the UK-based global logistics solutions engineering company Invar System in a bid to expand its global…

SyBridge Completes Acquisition of Pyramid Mold and Tool

Global industrial technology company SyBridge Technologies announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Pyramid Mold and Tool, further expanding its footprint in the life sciences end markets. New York–based private equity firm Crestview…
Other News

Manufacturers’ vaccination rates remain low

Only 16% of manufacturers and distributors report a vaccination rate of greater than 80%, according to a new industry report from Sikich. The latest Sikich Industry Pulse: Manufacturing and Distribution found that most respondents (28%)…

Toolmakers Set New Program for Success

Twenty-one years ago the Rietsma brothers, Tim and Mike, started a mold-and-die shop in Zeeland, Michigan, aiming to contribute to the long tradition of toolmaking. But machine tool technology and the toolmaking profession have changed…

TIE Kinetix partners with EDI Support LLC on EDI integration

TIE Kinetix, a provider of software as a service (SaaS) solution that manages the exchange of business documents electronically to simplify supply chain processes, announced today that they have entered a strategic partnership with EDI…

Youth in $37 Million Crypto Heist; BitConnect Ponzi Payout

The Hamilton police in Ontario, Canada, who made the arrest, say the individual allegedly conducted a SIM swap scam, a method that involves convincing a mobile operator’s customer service employee to move a cell phone…

Plastec East Highlights Technology and Industry Trends

Christmas comes early this year for plastics professionals on the East Coast, when Plastec East returns to the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York as part of the Advanced Manufacturing East event on Dec.…
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