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

Deere and Intel Find Welding Improvements Through AI

Intel and John Deere recently collaborated to pilot an AI solution utilizing computer vision to automatically spot and correct defects in its automated welding process. Together they developed an integrated, end-to-end system of hardware and…

Industry 4.0 Pushes Manufacturers to Digitize Operations

The effects of Industry 4.0 may feel like a double-edged sword for many manufacturers. On one hand, Industry 4.0 has enacted positive progress throughout the manufacturing sector. Shops are more focused than ever on leveraging…

Manufacturing in March Grew for a Tenth Straight Month

March was a good month for manufacturing, according to the Institute for Supply Management. The ISM’s manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index rose 3.9 points from February to reach 64.7%, making March the tenth month of an…

5G: mm-wave signals could power self-charging IoT devices

A 3D-printed antenna could turn high-frequency 5G signals into a wireless power source, potentially eliminating the need for batteries in low-power IoT devices, according to researchers at Georgia Tech. The antenna, which the researchers call…

Industrial Cybersecurity Concerns Heat Up in The Era of COVID-19

As industrial companies connect plant-level software and devices to internet-connected enterprise systems, cybersecurity has become a critical operations issue for manufacturers of all sizes. While the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) greatly expands the efficiency…

Is Your Next Innovation Growing in the Field Next Door?

Ohio’s largest export is already used in biodiesel, candles, crayons, ink, animal feedstock, industrial lubricants, bio-composite building materials and more. Now, Airable Research Lab, a one-of-a-kind lab funded by the Ohio Soybean Council and housed…
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Other News

Hiring People Who ‘Fit in’ Is an Outdated Strategy

The middle market, which by some measures amounts to just 3% of U.S. companies yet accounts for one-third of private sector GDP and employment, is a vital driver of the economy. As vaccination rates rise,…

SolarWinds Attackers Return With Fresh Phishing Campaign

A Russian group that was behind the massive SolarWinds supply chain attack has returned with a fresh phishing campaign, according to Microsoft. This new campaign compromised a marketing firm used by the U.S. Agency for…

New Strategic Imperatives For The Defense Industry

What business are you really in? This deceptively simple question enjoys special standing in the catechism of corporate strategy. Harvard’s Theodore Levitt used it in a 1960 article to underscore what the Harvard Business Review…

Confidence and a Foot in the Door is Key to Leadership

The focus on having diverse leadership to ensure all talent is included requires closely examining preconceived ideas. An excellent example of this is the story Sophia Neal, senior vice president of human resources at Saint-Gobain…
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