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

5G wireless WAN will have benefits beyond 4G WWAN

With all the discussion about the positive impacts 5G can have on internet access for individuals and businesses, it’s vital that network engineers keep in mind that 5G’s not the only cellular option for enterprise…

Tesla May Be Backing US LFP Battery Manufacturing Deal

While a “large US automaker” could be one of many, and most automakers are now moving forward with substantial electric car plans, Electrek says Tesla is actually rumored to be the automaker making a deal…
Workforce Development News

Five Steps to Workplace Organization

It’s a competitive world out there but for sheet-metal fabricating and CNC machining shops, it’s more than just a competitive space – it’s crowded! That’s why Decimet Sales Inc. (DSI) looks for ways to differentiate…

Use Networks to Drive Culture Change

Few habits are harder to break than “the way we do things around here.” Organizational culture is notoriously difficult to change, in part because it reflects people’s values — their deeply held beliefs about what…

7 steps for better business-IT collaboration

Despite such advice and general agreement with it, many CIOs still struggle to get their teams and the business units to collaborate effectively. A 2021 report from software company Dynatrace showed that 49% of the…

Does Your Business Need a Human Rights Strategy?

Swedish fashion giant H&M’s commitment to “operating with respect to human rights across the value chain” recently cost the company $74 million and the wrath of its third-biggest — and fastest-growing — market. In late…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

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…

ECI Software Solutions acquires Deacom

ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Chesterbrook, PA-based Deacom, Inc., a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for batch and process…

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,…

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,…
Other News

Apache’s Log4j Version 2.17.1 Addresses New Flaw

The latest flaw is the fifth disclosed in under a month – four around Log4j and another detected in the “logback” framework. All target the easily exploitable, arbitrary remote code execution flaw in the Java-based…

To Transition to Net Zero, Model the Alternative

The very idea of transitioning a business to net-zero carbon emissions can be daunting. Revamping processes to reduce emissions will likely take years, and switching to alternative energy sources across a globally distributed business is…

Carbide Tools: Solid Like a Rock

Retired machinists reading this might reminisce over the hand-sharpened bits of Carboloy 883 carbide lying dusty and begrunged in the backs of their toolboxes. Compared to the high-speed steel tool bits these one-time Cincinnati Milacron…

IM Engineering East Makes Strong Return to New York City

The six-in-one medtech and advanced manufacturing event welcomed thousands of C-suite executives, engineers, and industry professionals to the 2021 edition. Amidst a challenging year, IM Engineering East, the East Coast’s largest medtech and advanced manufacturing…

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2021

2021 was supposed to be the year that everything got back to normal, but we’ve all seen how that turned out. If 2020 was The Year of COVID-19, 2021 ended up becoming The Year the…
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