• The Manufacturer’s Guide to ERP Optimization and Selection

    November 22, 2023    760

    Avoid overspending or a needlessly frustrating implementation process when it's time to replace your existing ERP system with insights from MMA member Rehmann to help implement the best ERP for your needs.
  • Manufacturing Winners Revealed and Honored at 2023 Manufacturing Excellence Awards

    November 13, 2023    1698

    Manufacturers move Michigan forward as the centerpiece of the state’s economic strength, stability and prosperity. The industry’s innovation and resilience was on full display at the annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards gala held by the MMA in November.
  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification A Focus on Essentials

    November 8, 2023    922

    Today’s everchanging cybersecurity landscape has a large impact on manufacturers, as it would on any business with systems and data. The U.S. Department of Defense has been focused on ensuring companies in the Defense Industrial Base are protecting DoD information entrusted to them as contractually required since 2017 . A need to create more structure around compliance has resulted in the creation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).
  • Real Time Monitoring: Empowering Manufacturing Industries with Industry 4.0 Solutions

    November 8, 2023    1398

    As businesses worldwide move toward Industry 4.0, the fusion of advanced technologies with manufacturing processes takes centre stage. MMA member MN Engineering Solutions Inc. dives into what real-time monitoring entails and how it benefits Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and other manufacturing industries, enhancing production, Original Equipment Equivalent (OEE) and more.
  • Leverage Industry 4.0 Technologies to Expand Employee Attraction, Preparation and Retention

    November 7, 2023    570

    When it comes to retention, the problems — and the solutions — often occur in the realms of communication, recognition and mutual respect. There are I4.0 technologies that can, for instance, improve lines of communication between managers and production floor workers or between workers on different shifts. But much of the retention challenges related to I4.0 come from the friction between people and technology.
  • The Industry 4.0 Revolution

    November 7, 2023    702

    As Industry 4.0 technologies continue to revolutionize manufacturing and now that artificial intelligence is at the forefront of upcoming change, manufacturers have found themselves in a position where they can innovate while enhancing efficiency in their workplaces. When coupled with human expertise, automation and AI may change manufacturing in countless ways.
  • Industry Member Spotlight: Storch Products Inc.

    November 7, 2023    614

    MMA interview with Industry Member Storch Products Inc.'s President Matt Carr.
  • Premium Associate Member Spotlight: SensCy

    November 7, 2023    524

    MMA interview with Premium Associate Member SensCy's CEO Rick Snyder.
  • Customized Workers’ Comp Insurance Features Safety Recommendations

    November 7, 2023    454

    While workers’ compensation insurance can help protect employers and workers, prevention and remediation are key to reducing workplace injuries in the first place. Through MMA’s partnership with the MTMIC, members receive a 3 percent discount for workers’ compensation, a dividend program, as well as numerous consultancy services and resources.
  • Sustainable Technology Creates New Solution for PFAS Reduction

    November 7, 2023    498

    4never combines the power of Surface Active Foam Fractionation (SAFF®) technology with supercritical water oxidation (SCWO) to provide a local, scalable, closed-loop solution to remove and permanently destroy PFAS. The groundbreaking 4never technology is exclusively provided and operated by MMA’s trusted provider, Heritage-Crystal Clean.