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

Are You Ready to Lead Work Without Jobs?

The way we have traditionally organized work and workers is becoming increasingly obsolete. We are moving toward a new work operating system that will deconstruct work into tasks and projects that may be assigned not…

Hard Iron Meets Artificial Intelligence at John Deere

John Deere is leveraging Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help solve a costly, age-old problem in the manufacturing-welding process. Deere is piloting a solution that uses computer vision to automatically spot common defects in…

Product News: AWS announces of Amazon Lookout for Equipment

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon Lookout for Equipment, a service that uses AWS-developed machine learning models to help customers perform predictive maintenance on the equipment in their facilities. Amazon…

Small-Caliber Gun Barrel Processing

ABSOLUTE MACHINE TOOLS’ portfolio of machine tools and automation systems includes machines specifically engineered for drilling, reaming, and rifling of small-caliber gun barrels. These Precihole brand machines can be combined into processing cells so a…
Workforce Development News

A Look at Intel’s Approach to Remote Operation

Like most manufacturing companies Intel needed to take an initiative to figure out how to empower working from home without interrupting production throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In order for its factories to run safely, it…

Breaking the Cycle of Bias That Works Against Women Leaders

It turns out that gender bias in hiring and advancement is more pervasive than we thought. While progress has certainly been made toward workplace gender parity — some companies, for example, are writing more gender-balanced…

How Digital Workflows Improve Manufacturing Operations

Amid all the interest in the digital transformation of the manufacturing and processing industries, most discussions tend to focus on data and analytics. These factors are, of course, integral to industry’s digital transformation but ultimately,…
Mergers & Acquisitions News
Other News

IoT Cybersecurity Act Places Security Onus on Device Makers

The IoT Cybersecurity Act is a good start for IoT pros to implement more security features on devices. However, securing assets through proactive measures, including vulnerability assessments and disclosure programs are options that could back…

A New Class of Machine Will Be Born Robotic

The industry has been talking about “smart manufacturing” for the last several years as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), digitalization, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and more have moved onto the plant floor. So…

USAF Assesses Damage from Destructive Winter Storms

Winter storms caused more than $4 million in damage to Air Force Global Strike Command bases, with 28 total Air Force installations impacted by the weather earlier this year. The storms contributed to large-scale damage…

Retail Import Surge Expected Through Summer

The surge of imports at retail container ports that started last summer will continue through the summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released on April 7 by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.…

Network Data Analytics Supports Back-to-Work Health and Safety

At Cisco Live 2021, the networking provider demonstrated how network data analytics can enable social distancing measures. In the past, enterprise networks have largely been a means to an end; COVID-19 has made network infrastructure…
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