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Cobotics Innovation Paves the Way of the Future

Challenges: Workforce, Technology, Watch

Cobotics are a current hot topic in the MetalWorking Nation. Innovation within the AI spectrum is opening new doors and possibilities for manufacturing leaders who are willing to embrace change. Guest speaker, Craig Zoberis, shares his “Aha!” moment

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Making Chips Means Making Money

Challenges: Process, Watch

Let's talk about our tagline... "If you're not making chips, you're not making money!"

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Utilizing Artificial Intelligence for Efficient Data Collection

Challenges: Technology, Watch

Data collection has taken many forms in the history of manufacturing, and now is the time to embrace the most efficient form yet - artificial intelligence.

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Genchi Genbutsu for Manufacturing Success

Challenges: Growth, Technology, Watch

Knowing your logistics and supply chain are important, when it comes to manufacturing. Having the right stuff in the right place at the right time is essential to succeeding in the industry. But what about personal logistics?

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Leading the Charge for Change in Manufacturing

Challenges: Process, Watch

Change in #manufacturing is an inevitable and exciting necessity that Jim and Jason are ready for the Metal Working Nation to embrace and experience. Even though the industry has a history of sticking with what has worked for generations,

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Are Cobots Useful in Manufacturing?

Challenges: Technology, Watch

Cobots have been around for a while now, but they long been relegated to testing, measuring, and other highly collaborative environments. So, are cobots really useful in the world of manufacturing?

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What's in Your Tech Stack?

Challenges: Process, Technology, Watch

Is your tech stack doing its job?

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Is MaaS Part of the 4th Industrial Revolution?

Challenges: Process, Technology, Watch

Just as software-as-a-service (SaaS) has been used to streamline the needs of businesses, manufacturing-as-a-service (MaaS) has started to emerge as a key element of the next industrial revolution.

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The Impact of LinkedIn Live with Danny Gonzales

Challenges: Growth, Technology, Watch

Danny Gonzales, founder of Optimum Productions and lead host of the weekly podcast Industrial Sage, chips in this week by introducing LinkedIn Live, a new live video broadcast service rolled out in February, and offering MakingChips listeners three

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Interviewing Tips for a Manufacturing Job

Challenges: Leadership, Workforce

Interviewing can be a bit nerve-wrecking, but being prepared beforehand can help ease the anxiety. On this episode of MakingChips TV, Jim Carr lists his 5 interviewing tips that will help you land that dream job.

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Using Hashtags to Expand Your Reach

Challenges: Growth, Technology

Everyone knows what hashtags are. However, not everyone knows how to use hashtags well. Hashtags are the key to discovery on social media. With the right hashtags, you can get your posts in front of new, larger and more engaged audiences.

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Collection Tips For Getting Paid Faster By Customers

Challenges: Leadership, Process

Having problems collecting from your customers? When a customer doesn't pay, the financial loss can play havoc with your ability to pay your business and personal bills. Jim Carr explains a number of things you can do to increase your chances of

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Swearing in the Workplace

Challenges: Leadership, Workforce

A study released by CareerBuilder.com reveals that 81% of employers surveyed believe swearing at work “brings an employee's professionalism into question.”

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6 Tips For Writing Corporate Emails

Challenges: Leadership

Jim Carr shares 6 Tips to help you write better corporate emails.

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Business Succession Plan

Challenges: Leadership, Workforce

One sensitive issue for midsize companies, particularly family-owned businesses, is succession. How does one generation pass on control to the next? Business succession planning is difficult to begin with, which is why so many people avoid doing it

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Social Media Marketing for Manufacturers

Challenges: Growth, Technology

Hello Metalworking Nation! Welcome to the first episode of MakingChips TV -- On this episode, Jim Carr shares some quick tips on HOW to use social media in your manufacturing company, and WHY you should do it.

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MakingChips Theme Song on Trumpet

Challenges: Community

Jason Harrelson of Harrelson Trumpets stopped by our MakingChips IMTS Studio and surprised us with his trumpet skills.

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