The Manufacturing Outlook

Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, January 20,2022

Feature of the Week

Travel restrictions mandated teleworking, and new hygiene measures implemented to protect workers' health have very real consequences for organizational reality.  Read more
If firm manufacturing workers get regularly exposed to heavy machinery, the volume of the technological activities may be a source of worry.  Read more
AI can help almost every Additive Manufacturing value chain aspect, including material development, machine setup, component design, and workflow automation  Read more

CIO Viewpoint

By Matt Meier, VP and CIO - North America, Whirlpool Corporation  
It’s important to know your customers and the context of your businesses.  Read more
By Edward Rodden, CIO, Sugar Creek  
​Forty-two years, sounds like a long time…My first office job started just that long ago, and it was a far different world from what we live in today.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Dan McKiernan, President  
eFlex Systems is a manufacturing and information systems service provider in the development and execution of sophisticated technology and world-class assembly development alternatives. To satisfy evolving business requirements, eFlex Systems can...  Read more
By Chris McCoy, VP  
Provides physical prototypes with a focus on highest quality and most competitive pricing in the industry  Read more
By Mickey Patton, President & CEO  
Provides CRM for the manufacturing industries both on-premise and the cloud  Read more

CXO Insights

By Greg Thompson, Global Product Manager, 3D Printing –Protolabs  
“Machining and metal 3D printing are deep, complex technologies, and it’s only by understanding...  Read more
By Jason Barton, CCO, Realtime Robotics  
The manufacturing labor gap shows no sign of slowing down according to a report by Deloitte...  Read more
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