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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

SpaceX Launches First Full-Civilian Crew into Orbit

In a first for private space travel, SpaceX launched four civilians into low-Earth orbit September 15 from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Inspiration4 mission, SpaceX’s fourth crewed space operation, was commissioned by Jared…

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…

Is your network AI as smart as you think?

Network-operations types tell me that, in the future, AI is going to manage their networks. They also tell me that their vendors told them that very same thing. The good news is that’s sort-of-true. The…

Drones as an Automation Tool

So, you’re first thought is likely: What do drones have to do with automation? And that’s a reasonable question considering that drones are not typically seen as a direct part of the sense-decide-act control loop…

10 impediments to IT innovation

Innovation is a CIO imperative, with a majority of IT leaders saying they’ve become the primary champions of digital transformation within their organizations. There are, however, many impediments that could stymie CIOs and their IT…
Workforce Development News

7 IT metrics that matter most

Metrics are essential tools that help IT leaders focus their teams and resources on important core business areas, such as transformation and operations. Yet while highly useful, metrics can also be dangerous when improperly used.…

The 3 IT processes CIOs need most

The prior installment in this series talked about the hard truths of what it means to “improve” IT’s processes and practices. The question now is which of them you, as CIO, need to focus your…

How to Plan a Virtual Team-building Event

Remember when your annual team-building event meant spending an entire day out of the office? The most invested organizations would send you off to the countryside with a jam-packed itinerary. You’d partake in trust exercises,…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

CLEVR acquires start-up system-integrator Digitread

CLEVR announced that it has acquired Digitread, a product-lifecycle management (PLM) system integrator and a platinum-level solution partner of Siemens. The acquisition immediately raises the profile of CLEVR’s geographic and vertical expansion within the industrial,…

Product News: Bedrock Automation’s ICS proxy solution

Bedrock Automation announced that a Colorado utility is transitioning legacy PLCs and RTUs to their Bedrock OSA (Open Secure Automation) platform. The transition is part of a multi-year automation upgrade plan, which utility management saw…

Bentley Systems Announces Seequent’s Acquisition of Imago

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that its Seequent business unit has acquired Imago Inc, a developer of cloud-based software for the capture and management of geoscientific imagery. The acquisition will expand Seequent’s technology solutions portfolio while boosting cloud capabilities to help…

Bentley Systems Announces Seequent’s Acquisition of Imago

entley Systems, Incorporated announced that its Seequent business unit has acquired Imago Inc, a developer of cloud-based software for the capture and management of geoscientific imagery. The acquisition will expand Seequent’s technology solutions portfolio while boosting cloud capabilities to help…
Other News

Plastic Recycling Digital Watermark Initiative Ramps Up

Intelligent sorting of plastic packaging waste for recycling is poised to move forward. AIM the European Brands Association and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste announced this week a partnership to drive the next stage of…

Weaving the EV’s Future With the Digital Thread

In less than ten years from now, 30 percent of new vehicles will likely be electric, according to a 2021 report by Accenture. EV manufacturers must overcome a unique set of challenges to meet future…

Product News: SKF’s spherical roller bearing

SKF has launched a new line of spherical roller bearings in North America. These bearings are specifically designed to increase uptime, lower production costs and reduce environmental impact for slab, billet and bloom continuous casting…
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