AMI CONSOLIDATOR ARCHIVE

The Manufacturing News Consolidator

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

Innovation News

Discovery Could Help Lengthen Lifespan of Electronic Devices

Ferroelectric materials are used in many devices, including memories, capacitors, actuators and sensors. These devices are commonly used in both consumer and industrial instruments, such as computers, medical ultrasound equipment and underwater sonars. Over time,…

How Intelligence is Powering Supply Chain’s Next Wave

Like most everything in 2020, global supply chains were thrown into disarray during the pandemic. Demand plans and equipment maintenance schedules went out the window with U.S. e-commerce volume growing 44% as consumers stayed home…

How AI is revolutionizing training

Employee training is an issue of critical importance for enterprises. Challenged to find skilled employees, sapped by high turnover rates, mired in massive transformations, the need to upskill and cross-train employees is paramount — and…

The World’s First Completely Carbon-Neutral Car

Cars are responsible for a significant percentage of planet-warming carbon emissions, so the deployment of new electric vehicles from most of the world’s major automakers is vital to meeting climate goals. Those cars, however, aren’t…

IT hiring targets the talent of the neurodiverse community

Diversity and inclusion is fast becoming a board-level imperative across corporate America. But for all the strides they’ve made, D&I initiatives have left some organizations struggling to address the many definitions of what diversity and…
Workforce Development News

Skills and traits of elite IT automation teams

When it comes to transforming organizations these days, automation is king. Automating IT and business processes took major leaps forward in the wake of the pandemic, and the trend is expected to roll on this…

Building the Link Between Learning and Inclusion

Countless companies today are promoting and facilitating lifelong learning opportunities for their employees and contributors. Amid a broader social reckoning about race and equity, inclusion’s critical role in creating a learning environment is under a…

The top 7 change management tools

Over the past few years, change has accelerated in the workplace — especially during and in the post-COVID-19 environment. Change — whether motivated by technical initiatives or otherwise — can impact people and processes significantly,…

The Case for a Federal Office of Supply Chain

During the pandemic, the strength of the U.S supply chain was tested and often came up short. That’s why Mike Crum, a professor and Ruan Chair of Supply Chain Management in Iowa State University’s Ivy…

Reshoring Vital To The Future Of Chipmaking

Repatriating offshore manufacturing efforts to the United States – i.e., “reshoring” – is not a new concept. The Reshoring Initiative was founded in 2010, and the Reshoring Institute, founded in 2014, conducts annual surveys of…

Why is There Still a Truck Driver Shortage?

To understand the factors that continue to contribute to the truck driver shortage, third-party logistics provider Coyote Logistics and labor market analytics firm Emsi issued a new study on March 15. The report, “Drivers Wanted…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

AVEVA Completes Acquisition of OSIsoft

AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, announced successful completion of the acquisition of OSIsoft. The acquisition enhances AVEVA’s ability to accelerate the digital transformation of the industrial world.

IFS to Purchase Axios Systems

IFS announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Axios Systems PLC, a global provider of cloud-based Enterprise Service Management (ESM) software to bolster its solution with additional Enterprise Purchase Axios SystemsService Management capabilities.…

AVEVA Completes Acquisition of OSIsoft

AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, announced successful completion of the acquisition of OSIsoft. The acquisition enhances AVEVA’s ability to accelerate the digital transformation of the industrial world
Other News

Why You Should Be Using an Oil Skimmer for Water Treatment

In the transportation industry, tank trucks that haul food-grade oils are required to be thoroughly washed out between loads before any new product is introduced. Facilities that clean these tank trucks produce oily water from a…

DOD Struggling to Improve Readiness in Every Domain

The Defense Department has regained some lost readiness after two decades of continuous combat, but still has more work to do, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. “Nearly two decades of…

US Blacklists 7 Chinese Supercomputer Entities

Citing national security concerns, the U.S. Department of Commerce this week placed seven Chinese supercomputer organizations on the Entity List, which effectively bars them from receiving supplies or components from American companies. Commerce Secretary Gina…

Getting Ahead the Healthy Way

They say you can’t please everyone all of the time. But US food and beverage manufacturers are facing increased pressure to meet the rising demand for personalized products. Here, Claudia Jarrett, US country manager at…
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