Is the glass half empty or half full? It’s an age old question, and there’s no right answer; it’s all about perspective. How about this question: Does the U.S. manufacturing industry have challenges or opportunities?
American manufacturing stands at a critical point in its long history — and how industry leaders view and react to the changing landscape will influence its future. As technology, demographics, and economic climate shift, manufacturers must innovate in order to stay competitive. Manufacturing in particular is positioned for domestic growth and, more than ever, industry leaders must guide their organizations strategically. Let’s take a look at some of the issues facing the industry through the lens of both challenges and opportunities.Read More »
Even if you think your operation couldn't get better, there's always room for improvement. Thanks to rapidly developing technology, you have new options to implement quality control on your shop floor. With a few tweaks to your process, you can see distinct improvements in quality while maintaining a lean manufacturing process.Read More »
It’s no secret that your website is the most important aspect of your digital marketing strategy. But are you taking the time to continually optimize its pages and features? Maybe you don’t have the budget for a full redesign, or don’t require such a drastic change right now, but even just a few simple tweaks can go a long way in boosting site traffic and engagement.Read More »
The internet is chock full of "experts" — marketing executives, consultants, sales people — with advice for boosting your industrial sales. But wouldn't it be better if you could hear from the real experts — the people who are actually buying your products — and get their advice?Read More »
Virtual reality and augmented reality are in the same vein when it comes to modern technology. They both deal with digital content relayed through an immersive environment or experience. The difference, however, is how encompassing that experience truly is.Read More »
Today, more people are working remotely than ever before. This means that collaboration, which once happened in a conference room, an office, or over lunch, must now occur over greater distances.Read More »
Have you ever asked someone for a Q-Tip? Or put your garbage in a Dumpster? Or cooked up dinner on your Teflon-coated pan? These brand names are a common part of our everyday vocabulary, and they illustrate how powerful strong branding can be.
While your company may not become a household name, you can leverage branding to create a stronger association between who you are and what you offer, giving you an advantage over your competition.Read More »