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Smart Manufacturing Infrastructure, Data & Security (Part 5 of 6)

Posted by Ellen McKewen

This post is the fifth installment of six regarding the concept of Smart Manufacturing (SM). This series aims to inform manufacturers of SM’s components, how it affects business productivity, economics and plans, its importance in the value chain, how it changes the workforce and the future of manufacturing overall. This series is written in conjunction with the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC).

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Smart Manufacturing Requires a New Kind of Workforce (Part 4 of 6)

Posted by Ellen McKewen

This post is the fourth installment regarding the concept of Smart Manufacturing (SM). This series aims to inform manufacturers of SM’s components, how it affects business productivity, economics and plans, its importance in the value chain, how it changes the workforce and the future of manufacturing overall. This series is written in conjunction with the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC).

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Benefits of Using Smart Manufacturing in the Value Chain (Part 3 of 6)

Posted by Ellen McKewen

This post is the third installment of six regarding the concept of Smart Manufacturing (SM). This series aims to inform manufacturers of SM’s components, how it affects business productivity, economics and plans, its importance in the value chain, how it changes the workforce and the future of manufacturing overall. This series is written in conjunction with the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC).

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Smart Manufacturing: The Business Case (Part 2 of 6)

Posted by Ellen McKewen

This post is the second installment in a six part series regarding the concept of Smart Manufacturing (SM). This series aims to inform manufacturers of SM’s components, how it affects business performance, economics and plans, its importance in the value chain, how it changes the workforce and the future of manufacturing overall. This series is written in conjunction with the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC).

Part 1 of this series detailed the definition of Smart Manufacturing, the benefits of SM, the concept of an open platform and a cloud-based Marketplace. Manufacturers are likely curious to know more business details before they start implementing SM in their organization. The main question a small or medium-sized manufacturer (SMM) may ask is: what’s in it for me and my organization?

And that’s where we’ll begin.

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What is Smart Manufacturing? (Part 1B)

Posted by Ellen McKewen

This post is the first installment (Part 1B) of six regarding the concept of Smart Manufacturing (SM). This series aims to inform manufacturers of SM’s components, how it affects business productivity, economics and plans, its importance in the value chain, how it changes the workforce and the future of manufacturing overall. This series is written in conjunction with the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC).

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What is Smart Manufacturing? (Part 1A)

Posted by Ellen McKewen

This post is the first installment (Part 1A) of six regarding the concept of Smart Manufacturing (SM). This series aims to inform manufacturers of SM’s components, how it affects business performance, economics and plans, its importance in the value chain, how it changes the workforce and the future of manufacturing overall. This series is written in conjunction with the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC).  

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The Latest Smart Manufacturing Trends of 2015

Posted by Ellen McKewen

With the advent of Smart Manufacturing gradually being implemented throughout our industry, it’s being projected that its impact will only grow as the year progresses. Having both determined manufacturing companies’ support and the backing of governments worldwide, this mutual desire to enhance global manufacturing production may have never been greater.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Smart Manufacturing