Tips for Continuous Improvement Strategies in Lean Manufacturing

Manufacturers continually invest time, money and other resources into research and development. They are also working innovators ready to introduce or embrace new technologies and other developments that support their goal of improving productivity and saving on costs.

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The Role of Collaborative Robots in Low-Volume Production

Low-variation and high-volume production characterised by repetitive tasks has been the traditional model in manufacturing. With the introduction of industrial robots, human workers were freed from routine, mundane and high-risk tasks. The decrease in the reliance on human labour also increased productivity, efficiency and production costs.

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Safer & Smarter Electrical Maintenance to Prevent Unexpected Shutdowns

Everyone takes the role of electricity for granted until we’re forced to pay attention. However, what we’re referring to here has nothing to do with power outages but electrical maintenance concerns.

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Six Steps to an Effective Cybersecurity Plan

Physical security, cybersecurity education, IT/OT separation and outsourcing when necessary are crucial to effective cybersecurity.

A Wall Street Journal article discusses a new set of attacks on electrical distribution providers. These attacks have targeted providers too small to be NERC regulated but may serve a critical infrastructure such as dams or military bases. All but one of the entities that were named in the article says the phishing e-mails were blocked by malicious content filters and were never an issue for them. However, one facility chose not to comment.

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3 Things Manufacturers Don’t Know About AI

Most people's ideas concerning artificial intelligence or AI stem from science fiction and some vague notions about smart technology.

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Triple Win for Radwell at the Stoke on Trent Live Business Awards

Newcastle-under-Lyme’s finest, Radwell International has scooped three prestigious awards at the 2021 Stoke on Trent Live Business Awards. Walking away with the Innovation in Business and the International Trade awards, while European Marketing Assistant Rosie Crowther was crowned Young Professional of the Year.

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10 Top Tips to be Cyber Secure Online

Cybersecurity is a core element in any business that uses the Internet or digital technology in the conduct of its operations.

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How Robotic Process Automation helps Digitally Transform Businesses

Robotic process automation (RPA) can help drive business transformation forward, but only if it is implemented correctly.

Many manufacturing industries have had to reconsider their infrastructure, processes and workforces as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With additional pressures to meet increased customer demand while restricted by social distancing measures, many organizations are turning to technology for a solution.

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Steps to Become a More Sustainable Manufacturer

For several years now, the impact of the manufacturing industry on the environment has been under scrutiny. Aside from its high energy requirements, the raw materials used, packaging, and waste generated have certain ecological impacts.

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Five digital transformation trends in manufacturing for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has supercharged the demand for digital offerings and Industry 4.0 technology.

As much as the COVID-19 pandemic will be remembered for its chilling effect on business and economic activity, apparently it has had quite the opposite impact on industry’s zest for digital transformation and Industry 4.0 technologies.

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