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Textiles: Two Technology-Related Trends Surface as Market Grows

The textile industry in the United States is in the midst of a phoenix-like rise from the ashes. After 650 textile plants closed in the U.S. between 1997 and 2009, jobs and profits are coming back. According to the National […]

IoT, IIoT, and Industry 4.0—Our Common Future or Summoning the Demons?

What’s your initial reaction when you hear the Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or Industrie/Industry 4.0? Are you excited because it represents an unparalleled opportunity to make things better? Or are you defensive because you fear […]

Cycle Counts

New Video on MHI View: A Deeper Dive into Aero-Robotics and Cycle Counts

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: A Deeper Dive into Aero-Robotics and Cycle Counts In a previous episode, we explored how drones can be used indoors to track inventory through cycle counting. In this episode […]

A Calculated Approach to Predictive Analytics

It wasn’t that long ago that the concept of predictive analytics was the stuff of thought leadership pieces and futuristic white papers. The recently released 2017 MHI Annual Industry Report, “Next-Generation Supply Chains—Digital, On-Demand and Always-On,” however, places predictive analytics […]

Augmented Reality Smart Glasses

If seeing is believing, then manufacturing, warehousing and distribution facilities throughout the supply chain can expect to be taking a closer look at the latest wearable technology emerging as a viable competitive advantage in operations: smart glasses leveraging augmented reality. […]

Supply Chain Transformers! How Robotics and Automation Are Changing the Game

At ProMat, people were saying: ‘That’s the future!’ I was saying: ‘That’s the present,’” says Rafael Granato, marketing director for MHI member PINC Solutions. He’s referring to the company’s drone systems, which can fly through a manufacturing or distribution center […]

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