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

Scientists Use Laser to Manipulate Antimatter

In March, scientists published a paper on an experiment that could alter our perception of the known universe. Using a specialized laser, researchers at CERN in Geneva were able to manipulate antimatter — something that…

Hexagon advances Directed Energy Deposition additive manufacturing

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has revealed new developments that advance the application of Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technologies to industrial applications, including collaborations with printer manufacturers pro-beam, Sciaky, DM3D, Gefertec and Meltio, they announced. DED…

Quantum primacy: Is it real (and if so, does it matter)?

The nexus of the ongoing competition among nations and corporations (such as  Google and IBM) to demonstrate quantum primacy has shifted to a university in China where not one, but two experimental quantum computers reportedly have…

A Top-Notch Application of Robots

Not that long ago, less was expected from small to mid-sized companies than their larger counterparts. In part, people understood that they didn’t have the financial resources of the largest companies to invest in technology…
Workforce Development News

7 hot digital transformation trends — and 3 going cold

The pandemic has proved to be a catalyst of sorts for digital transformation, forcing organizations of all sizes to rethink how they operate, what they offer their customers, and their commitment to the digital employee…

Lessons from Leaders: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi

PepsiCo is one of the most recognizable brands around the globe — but its popularity isn’t mere luck. For more than a century, its innovation and expansion have been spearheaded by a variety of leaders.…

11 technologies for supporting the hybrid office

Among the biggest challenges IT leaders face right now is supporting shifting strategies around where the enterprise does its work. Prior to the pandemic, remote work was a facet of most organization’s workforce mixes —…

5 hot new IT jobs — and why they just might stick

Roles involving emerging technologies have accounted for an increasing percentage of all new hiring in IT in recent years. With this has come a raft of new titles aimed at cementing organizations’ interest in exploring…

CIOs outline tech priorities for 2021-22

It’s a challenging time for IT leaders helping build businesses back better, with some of their biggest challenges being finding the workers, skills, and budget to deal with the workload. That, at least, is what…

How to Hire Your Industry’s Brightest Talent

In manufacturing, the unemployment rate increased by 2.4% between December 2019 and December 2020 as many industrial businesses reduced the size of their workforce to ensure adherence to social distancing guidelines. But this employer-driven market…
Mergers & Acquisitions News
Other News

Treasury Official Urges Congress to Regulate Stablecoins

A top U.S. Department of the Treasury official said financial regulators are prepared to extend existing authorities to rein in stablecoins, although Treasury officials hope instead that Congress will move on key legislation to regulate…

Chinese APT Rebrands to Target Transportation Sector

The Chinese state-sponsored threat group Tropic Trooper, or KeyBoy, has resurfaced as Earth Centaur and is targeting the transportation industry and government agencies associated with that sector, according to new research from cybersecurity firm Trend…

IT leaders’ top 15 takeaways from 2021

Every year has its twists and turns, but 2021 — like its predecessor — was filled with more than the usual number of memorable events and seismic changes, from inflation and supply chain issues to…

Does your network have what it takes to create a smart factory?

Advanced-automation systems from roboticized manufacturing lines, AGVs, smart machines and integrated logistics are increasingly helping to create smart factories. These data-driven, responsive facilities can greatly enhance the competitive edge of a business. However, to realize…
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