Featured Article

Skill up: Building a better manufacturing workforce pipeline
Skill Up

Skill up: Building a better manufacturing workforce pipeline

In this news roundup, see why education and opportunity are key to getting the younger generations interested in industry.
6 can’t-miss checkpoints on the roadmap to reliability at your facility
Planned Maintenance

6 can’t-miss checkpoints on the roadmap to reliability at your facility

Jeff Shiver says use these six checkpoints to take your program to the next level, whether you're starting from scratch or have mastered some maintenance best practices.
It's just business: Manufacturing moves from Fisker, GrayMatter Robotics, Vision Miner, and more
It's Just Business

It's just business: Manufacturing moves from Fisker, GrayMatter Robotics, Vision Miner, and more

In this industry roundup, we delve into the decisions that are shaping the manufacturing sector.
6 steps to build a strong reliability culture at your plant
Leadership Skills

6 steps to build a strong reliability culture at your plant

Joe Kuhn says best-in-class reliability tools are second to the relentless focus on eliminating waste.
6 compressed air innovations poised to disrupt system design and management
Compressed Air Systems

6 compressed air innovations poised to disrupt system design and management

Sheila Kennedy says recent developments target reliability and performance with an emphasis on sustainability.
Skill up: Manufacturing solutions to the skilled labor shortage
Skill Up

Skill up: Manufacturing solutions to the skilled labor shortage

In this news roundup, see how new technologies and innovations are helping to bridge the skills gap.
It's just business: Manufacturing moves from Nucor, Scanco Software, nVent, and more
It's Just Business

It's just business: Manufacturing moves from Nucor, Scanco Software, nVent, and more

In this industry roundup, we study the business practices of manufacturing companies big and small.
What is the right ratio of planners to craftspersons for my manufacturing plant?
Planning and Scheduling

What is the right ratio of planners to craftspersons for my manufacturing plant?

Doc Palmer says the answer depends on factors such as additional duties, multiple crafts, geography, and planner personalities.
Skill up: Training a new generation for a career in manufacturing
Skill Up

Skill up: Training a new generation for a career in manufacturing

In this news roundup, see how companies and educational organizations are investing in the future of manufacturing.
Is it time to upgrade your plant’s lubrication program?
Machinery Lubrication

Is it time to upgrade your plant’s lubrication program?

Sheila Kennedy charts new developments in software and technology that simplify lube management.
It's just business: Manufacturing moves from Ingersoll Rand, Modine, Solar Atmospheres, and more
It's Just Business

It's just business: Manufacturing moves from Ingersoll Rand, Modine, Solar Atmospheres, and more

In this industry roundup, we investigate how decision makers are shaping the manufacturing industry.
Manufacturing by the Numbers: Industry stats from May 2024
Skill up: How manufacturers are building the skilled labor pipeline, one program at a time
Skill Up

Skill up: How manufacturers are building the skilled labor pipeline, one program at a time

In this news roundup, see how educational institutions across the country are making STEM and manufacturing a priority.
It's just business: Manufacturing moves from GM, Stellantis, JELD-WEN, and more
It's Just Business

It's just business: Manufacturing moves from GM, Stellantis, JELD-WEN, and more

In this industry roundup, we dive into the world of industrial decision makers.
What do robots and precision maintenance have in common? The skills gap
Workforce Development

What do robots and precision maintenance have in common? The skills gap

Chief editor Thomas Wilk says bridging the skills gap was a hot topics at two conferences in May.
How defining moments can make or break your maintenance program
Leadership Skills

How defining moments can make or break your maintenance program

Jeff Shiver explains how these moments force you to confront the weaknesses in your current practices.