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Clorox turns to contract suppliers, manufacturers to bolster inventory

Dive Brief: Clorox is leaning on more on third-party manufacturers and suppliers as it looks to keep up with high demand for its products, CFO Kevin Jacobsen said during the company’s Q3 earnings call. The company is now using contract manufacturers for about 50% of shipments, up from 20% historically. Though it was costly, Jacobsen… Continue reading Clorox turns to contract suppliers, manufacturers to bolster inventory

Crash Construction Of New Frigates Could Help The U.S. Navy Catch Up To The Chinese Fleet—But It’s Risky

The U.S. Navy doesn’t have a lot of good options for quickly adding to its front-line fleet in order to keep up with the fast-growing Chinese navy. One of the most obvious options—build a whole bunch of the new Constellation-class frigates, and fast—isn’t without risk. Moving too quickly to open up the frigate program could… Continue reading Crash Construction Of New Frigates Could Help The U.S. Navy Catch Up To The Chinese Fleet—But It’s Risky

Manufacturers & Wholesalers in Vietnam: A Complete Guide

Suggestion: Watch the 10 minutes video tutorial before reading this article Click Here to Get the Asia Import Platform: General Products Looking for manufacturers in Vietnam? In this guide, we give you a high-level overview of what to expect when manufacturing products in Vietnam – and how the country compares to China on many aspects,… Continue reading Manufacturers & Wholesalers in Vietnam: A Complete Guide

UK manufacturing urged to act now on digitalisation or risk being left fighting for survival

Disruption caused by the pandemic and following ‘pingdemic’ brought many UK factories to the point of closure, cost millions of pounds in lost productivity and highlighted a critical need for greater digitalisation and automation to ensure survival. At the same time, it also created new opportunities for many business to thrive, says leading manufacturing consultancy… Continue reading UK manufacturing urged to act now on digitalisation or risk being left fighting for survival

How to Drive Operational Excellence in Field Services

Operations How to Drive Operational Excellence in Field Services Don’t leave your customers out in the cold Published: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 – 12:02 Imagine you’re on the road on a cold night. You stop at a coffee shop to get a latte to keep you awake. You come out, and your car doesn’t start.… Continue reading How to Drive Operational Excellence in Field Services

The Power of Industry 4.0 to Enhance Manufacturing Plants and Processes

This MPI 2021 Industry 4.0 Study examines the extent to which manufacturers leverage Industry 4.0 across their organizations. It looks at how companies have applied digital technologies to improve plants, processes, and production performances (e.g. quality, on-time delivery, inventory turns).   Please CLICK HERE to download the white paper.

Create value through connected manufacturing, sustainability and transformation

The world of connected manufacturing has moved quickly in the last 18 months, partly as a result of COVID-19, and the desire for more automation in manufacturing operations. However, technology changes have also played a part in how we approach connected manufacturing to ensure that the implementation is not left in silos, and thus leaving… Continue reading Create value through connected manufacturing, sustainability and transformation

How does McLaren win the race both on the track and in cyberspace? With innovation and Artificial Intelligence

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Depositphotos.com Innovation is essential for success. With the Mexican Grand Prix approaching soon, as it will take place on November 7, these innovations will be the center of attention,… Continue reading How does McLaren win the race both on the track and in cyberspace? With innovation and Artificial Intelligence

Yorkshire manufacturer invests £200k to increase capacity, efficiency

A Yorkshire manufacturer has invested £200k in new equipment that will increase its capacity. Haworth-based Airedale Springs says the machine, a Wafios FMU16+, will help it meet increased manufacturing demands and forms part of a wider plan to improve efficiency across the company. The leading spring manufacturer says it chose to invest in the Wafios… Continue reading Yorkshire manufacturer invests £200k to increase capacity, efficiency

America Makes, ANSI Standardization Announce Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing

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