Is Your Manufacturing Business Cyber-Secure?

Challenges: Technology, Read

We have spent a lot of time talking about interconnectivity, data gathering, assessment, and analytics over the past month, however there is another side to digital progress we can’t overlook. As manufacturing operations increasingly become

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Modern Manufacturing Analytics: The Perks and Pitfalls

Challenges: Process, Technology, Read

I, Machine, take you, Data, to be my wedded partner, ‘til death do us part. 

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Fact or Fiction? Can These Robot Movies Be More Real Than We Thought?

Challenges: Workforce, Technology, Read

This week’s MakingChips manufacturing news story, The Great Robot Takeover: Fact or Fiction, provided a surprisingly comprehensive look at the past, present, and future of incorporating robots into manufacturing processes as well as the emotional

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Dear Manufacturing Leader, Take a Look at Your Tech Stack. Please.

Challenges: Leadership, Growth, Technology, Read

You’re busy. Your employees are busy. Manufacturing is busy. Now I’m here asking you do add something else to your plate? Well trust me, this is important...

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Marketing Automation: How to Utilize Key Tools and Improve Customer Experience

Challenges: Growth, Process, Technology, Read

Why do manufacturing companies need marketing automation? Because in the age of Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Netflix all of us expect fast, personalized service, great products, and an easy to use experience from any company we work with, including

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Spending too much time Indicating in your Machine Shop?

Challenges: Process, Technology

That's an indication that you may need to upgrade your workholding foundations from T-slots to Grid Plates.

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Five Workholding Tips to Eliminate the Wasted Space (and time) that Cuts into your Profit

Challenges: Process, Technology

Wasting space within the machine tool is wasting time and in the business of manufacturing, time is money. Beat Baumgartner - Triag International AG

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Technology Update: Do You Know the Full “Impact” of Your Cutting Tools?

Challenges: Technology

We want a cutting tool to shear away material, producing consistent, manageable chips with high removal rates over a long time, without chatter. We need consistent surface finish and wish to minimize subsurface damage and residual stress in the

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Evolution in Cutting Tools

Challenges: Process, Technology

One of the core values of MakingChips is to be Intelligent Designers. We want everything we create to be created on purpose and for a purpose. Whether it’s a high quality podcast episode, a keynote we’re delivering at an event, or a convincing

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