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

Harnessing the power of IoT to keep hearts beating

With heart failure being the number one cause of death in Europe, lifesaving equipment is essential. Citycare, a French company that manages some 15,000 defibrillators, simplified its maintenance processes with IoT technology. Find the case…

Innovative Ways to Connect to Future Employees

A meeting of the minds is a good place to start when trying to attract future workers into your company. But that is often harder than it sounds given that many times the desires of…

Berkshire Buoyed as U.S. Rebound Fires Up Manufacturers

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is reaping the benefits of the U.S. economic recovery. The conglomerate’s collection of manufacturers and retailers bounced back during the second quarter after being hit hard as the pandemic ripped…

Are distribution centers (DCs) ready for drones?

It’s the weekend at a distribution center in Hedehusene, Denmark, operated by DSV, a global third-party logistics (3PL) provider. At 9 p.m. each night the previous week, the facility’s warehouse management system (WMS) uploaded a file to a drone…

Top 8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2021

As many as 38% of supply chain leaders are concerned that their supply chains “are not well-positioned to handle the challenges of the next two years”. The solution, according to Gartner’s 2021 supply chain technology…
Workforce Development News

Q&A: Smart solutions for the remote worker

At the recent ARC Advisory Forum, GE Digital revealed a remote-operations solution for oil/gas/chemical industries, promising that it enables remote staff to further collaborate with on-site staff to centrally monitor plant operations (i.e. further empower plant mobility) in the…

The Future of Digital Work Depends On More Than Tech Skills

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Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon With the rest of the world’s population aging, Africa will become home to more than a quarter of the world’s total under-25 population by…

Define, Align and Build: The First Steps to Culture Change

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Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon It’s time to re-evaluate the culture in manufacturing. Not just because we are in the midst of a global pandemic, but because of the critical…

Effecting Real Progress in Executive Diversity and Inclusion

[ Sloan Review ]
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon Well-run companies expect good returns on their spending, and leaders who continue to support initiatives that don’t produce results usually find themselves demoted or…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

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Other News

Product News: Panasonic’s new software for its Logiscend System

Panasonic introduced a new version of software for its Panasonic Logiscend System, a turnkey material-flow management solution for complex, discrete manufacturing. Logiscend Software 3.0 enhances the Logiscend platform’s location-management capabilities, user access controls and data…

Small Stake, Big Voice

Taking a minority stake in a joint venture (JV) can make good business sense. What doesn’t make sense is ceding more control than you have to. With the post-pandemic surge in partnerships, including those with…

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis Focusing on Resiliency

Speaking at the CyberScape National Security conference on Thursday, Inglis noted that battling ransomware and coordinating government responses with the private sector are also top issues he’s tackling. “The national cyber director is going to…

7 ways to rebuild a failed IT organization

Systems are failing, initiatives are stalled, budgets are broken, business partners are departing, and department morale and productivity have hit rock bottom. As the incoming CIO, it’s your job to bring a long-neglected IT organization…
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