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Finding YOUR Competitive Advantage

Monday, March 14, 2016
posted by IMT-Webmaster

Just in case you hadn’t heard, we’re in a global economy. That’s not really a shocking headline. The rise of global trade has made it more and more difficult to stay competitive and maintain business growth. In a world where companies can ship their labor demand overseas for one-tenth the cost of labor in the U.S., we
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Women in Manufacturing

Sunday, February 28, 2016
posted by IMT-Webmaster

Even though there has been considerable progress in labor force participation especially when it comes to women in manufacturing, I think the percentage of women drops significantly as you look higher in the manufacturing ranks. Despite concerted efforts among co-operations, overall this picture has not improved for years. It is clear that women are over-represented
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Wearable Technology in the Manufacturing Industry

Monday, February 15, 2016
posted by IMT-Webmaster

Wearable technology refers to the integration of computer and wireless technologies with jewelry, clothing, and accessories. The existence of some elementary forms of wireless technology, like the calculator wristwatch, can be traced back to the 1980s. Nonetheless, the advances in wireless tech and miniaturizing circuitry have significantly increased the current, as well as the potential applications of
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Steering Millennials Towards a Future in Manufacturing

Monday, February 1, 2016
posted by IMT-Webmaster

Change is coming as long as I am alive. And, change will come long after I am gone just like it was long before I was born. Manufacturing is not exempt from change, and the companies who succeed long term adapt as necessary to the ever evolving environment of their business sector. Part of this
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Robotics in Logistics & Distribution

Monday, January 18, 2016
posted by IMT-Webmaster

Increased speed, accuracy and efficiency, while lowering costs from the producer to the end user, are the goals of every supply chain manager. Today computer-driven robots are being integrated into each segment of manufacturing, distribution and logistics. Machines programmed for specific functions can accomplish tasks quicker, safer and with fewer errors than humans can. In
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