Week 7 in Manufacturing News

U.S. Manufacturing Production Rises Solidly Despite Semiconductor Shortage; Manufacturing a National Economic Recovery; How to Boost Productivity by Making Manufacturing Smarter; Brexit Causing Supply Problems for Small UK Manufacturers: Survey.

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Week 6 in Manufacturing News

U.S. Manufacturing Growth Continued Early in 2021; Seven Reasons Why U.S. Manufacturing is on the Rise; Budget Must Address Short and Long Term for UK Manufacturing; Our Success in Managing Covid-19, and Why it Matters When we Talk About Rebuilding Manufacturing.

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How to Use the Theory of Constraints?

The Theory of Constraints is a method of process improvement that can be applied to manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales, finance, or any other area of business. This guide will give you the basic toolkits to get started with TOC.

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Week 5 in Manufacturing News

The Economy Is Improving Faster Than Expected, the U.S. Budget Office Says; U.S. Private Payrolls Rebound; Services Industry Activity Gains Steam; Analysis: Economic Update on the UK Manufacturing Industry; Manufacturers and the 5G Evolution.

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Week 4 in Manufacturing News

Small-business owners welcome ‘buy American’ order; What’s in store for U.S. manufacturing in 2021? Four experts weigh in; Our top 5 reasons why British companies should consider manufacturing in the UK; Manufacturing can be the engine of global recovery – here’s how.

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Statistical Process Control – A Manufacturer’s Guide

Statistical Process Control is a method of process and quality monitoring that uses a statistical approach in order to detect inconsistencies in production. It can be an invaluable tool when trying to ensure product conformance, enhance productivity, and reduce waste. You can also listen to this article:

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Week 3 in Manufacturing News

U.S. Manufacturing Rebound Carries Over to 2021; Accelerating the Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies to Strengthen Our Public Health Infrastructure; Manufacturers Outperform Other Sectors, Expecting Growth in 2021; Industrial Internet Consortium and The Smart Manufacturing Institute Announce Strategic Partnership.

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The Best is Yet to Come

Given that the concepts behind Materials Requirement Planning are now around fifty years old, you might think that Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and its siblings would now count as ‘mature’. But in fact ERP/MRP is only just getting started, and the best is yet to come.

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Shopify Inventory Management Basics for SMEs

Setting up a business in Shopify is an easy thing to do. Properly managing that business, however, takes work. Here are some techniques and apps for effective Shopify inventory management. You can also listen to this article:

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Week 2 in Manufacturing News

U.S. Takes Strategic Step to Onshore Electronics Manufacturing; UK Manufacturing Update: Brexit Fears and Opportunities in 2021; Diversity, Inclusion Efforts Can Make a Difference in Attracting, Retaining Talent in Manufacturing; What is the Real Value of Autonomous Manufacturing Robots?

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