| | 10 minutes | Process Manufacturing
2020, the year sustainability goes from buzzword to necessity for process manufacturers
2020 Process Manufacturing Predictions

Everybody wants sustainable products, and retailers are putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver goods that satisfy consumers’ new preference for…

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| | 6 minutes | Process Manufacturing, Service
The best way to approach servitization for process manufacturing
servitization for process manufacturers

Servitization is more commonly associated with discrete manufacturers, but process manufacturers are also embracing this change in business strategy. Servitization…

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| | 6 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing
The biggest challenge to the adoption of artificial intelligence is us
The Biggest Challenge to AI Adoption

In my last blog, I talked about the use of artificial intelligence to help process manufacturers uncover the holy grail…

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| | 5 minutes | Business Technology, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
In search of the forecasting holy grail
Forecasting Holy Grail

Accurate forecasts are the panacea for food manufacturers, Is artificial intelligence getting us close to a solution, are we near…

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| | 5 minutes | Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Robots Versus Humans – the Rise of the Cobot
cobot

The process industry has spent billions of dollars on robots and robotic automation, but are these monoliths flexible enough for…

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| | 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Taking sustainability seriously is not an option it’s an opportunity for innovative growth
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For many years the world has seen organizations founded to drive progress in environmental sustainability. The list is long, and…

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| | 5 minutes | Process Manufacturing
Food safety and risk – Changes in BRC 8 reinforce the possible

Do the changes in BRC 8 bring increased focus on traceability, risk management and cyber security? Traceability, recall and risk …

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| | 5 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Smart Factories – The theory of constraints reborn?

Over the years there have been many paradigms that claim to optimize production and save the world—bottleneck, forward and backward,…

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| | 4 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
Plastic: from hero to zero?
Plastic: from hero to zero?

Are we seeing the end of ‘single-use’ plastics? Process manufacturing companies need to review their business strategies now. What started…

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| | 2 minutes | Manufacturing
How much do you think it will cost?
How much do you think it will cost? Bidding and estimating

“How much do you think it will cost?” This is often a common question a manufacturer will ask themselves when…

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| | 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
ERP 2028 part 3: the demise of the production planner?
ERP 2028: The demise of the production planner?

Imagine going forward in time 10 years. How will the technologies evolving today change the way we work? What will…

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| | 3 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Events, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Transform Your Business
10 manufacturing buzzwords you should pay attention to
10 manufacturing buzzwords that you need to pay attention to today and tomorrow

We’re in an age of rolling waves of technologically-driven disruption. Which are the 10 emerging technologies with the biggest chance of impacting your business? Here’s our guesses.

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