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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

5 Vital Soft Skills for a Successful Career in Engineering

While technical knowledge is essential to a successful career in engineering, “soft skills” are playing an increasingly important role in the engineering field, helping employers better identify the STEM professionals best suited for career advancement.…

CES Electrifies with EV Debuts

Feeling blue on a Monday? Want to paint the town red on a Friday? Then the chameleon-like E Ink–clad BMW iX Flow concept car, one day, may let you show your true colors as you…

How Industry is Using Cloud, Edge, and Fog Computing Today

62% of companies are currently using cloud technologies as part of their digital transformation roadmaps compared to 51% in 2019. Edge applications related to capacity or OEE were cited by more than 60% of respondents…
Workforce Development News

Humanizing the Digital Experience in a Post-Pandemic Era

After months of repetition, rituals become deeply ingrained — which is why the sweeping changes in consumer behavior that have taken root during the pandemic are likely to last well into the future. In my…

5 Vital Soft Skills for a Successful Career in Engineering

While technical knowledge is essential to a successful career in engineering, “soft skills” are playing an increasingly important role in the engineering field, helping employers better identify the STEM professionals best suited for career advancement.…

Management Articles for Starting the New Year

As we head into a new year, leaders at all levels in the organization can benefit from reflecting on areas for improvement in the months to come. From handling leadership transitions to taking the time…

7 traits that separate IT leaders from IT managers

Most CIOs were, at previous stages in their careers, IT managers. Unfortunately, despite raises in pay and responsibility, many CIOs continue to behave and perform like managers rather than C-level executives. An IT leader who…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

LiftOne acquires Atlanta operations from Briggs Equipment

LiftOne, a CTE company with headquarters in Charlotte, NC, announced today it has been appointed as the new Hyster and Yale dealer in Atlanta, Georgia, following its acquisition of Briggs Equipment’s operations in that location…

CACI Completes Acquisition of SA Photonics

CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of SA Photonics, Inc., a provider of innovative multi-domain photonics technologies for free-space optical (FSO) communications. CACI’s Photonic Solutions group has decades…

Baxter completes $12.5B acquisition of Hillrom

Baxter (NYSE:BAX) announced today that it completed its previously announced $12.5 billion acquisition of Hillrom (NYSE:HRC). Deerfield, Illinois–based Baxter paid $156 in cash for each outstanding share of Hillrom common stock, totaling a purchase price…

Edgewater Capital Acquires Precision Fluorocarbon

Altamira MS Holdings, a portfolio company of Edgewater Capital Partners, announced today that it is continuing its investment in building a leading engineered components platform and has acquired Precision Fluorocarbon, LLC (“PFI”). PFI is a…
Other News

New Mexico County Hit by Suspected Ransomware Attack

The government buildings in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, were closed after the county’s IT systems reportedly suffered a ransomware attack on Wednesday. County officials say all affected systems were taken offline and servers were isolated…

8 essential skills of elite project managers

While you will always need your technical, leadership, and communication skills, they’re not necessarily what will make you stand out from other project managers. Over the past few years, a lot has changed about how…

These Famous Leaders Quit Amid the Great Resignation

The numbers are astounding: 4.3 million American workers quit their jobs in August, 4.4 million in September, and another 4.2 in October. But it isn’t just rank-and-file workers who are leaving their roles in search…

Helping to Make Automated Workplaces Safer

Robots have of course been deployed in manufacturing for many years. Many of us can picture vehicle assembly lines with robot arms seemingly performing most of the tasks with barely a human in sight. In…
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