Manufacturing technology orders soared to $346.7 million in June, a 56% increase over the previous month, but still down 6% from the same period in 2019.
Production challenges do not wait on IT developments, and getting to the root of a problem does not always have to be rocket science, says George Walker.
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A patented technology is being used to manufacture reusable face masks using copper, which can help improve filter performance and disabling airborne virus particles.
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Use SCADA to best advantage, and the way it’s meant to be used
Industrial organizations are realizing digital transformation value during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes rapid production changes, enterprise-wide connectivity, and a shift from proof of concept to proof of value for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) implementations.
The Institute for Supply Management's purchasing manufacturers' index reported a 1.6% increase to 54.2%, which is the third straight month of growth.
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Industrial robotic software, industrial networks and cloud-based technologies are helping to improve industrial robotic health, improve robotic uptime and better manage robotic assets.