While manufacturers recognize Industry 4.0 will have a significant impact in the coming years, many are struggling to identify appropriate opportunities for implementation or access the required technologies.
For employees that have become comfortable working from home on a full-time or part-time basis, the return to the office may cause anxiety and disruption. Reboarding will be crucial to keep from losing your “hard-won” talent as they transition back to in-person work.
Interview with Nordic Hot Tubs Inc. President Pete Westfall.
Interview with Miller Canfield CEO Megan Norris.
In the unfortunate event of a worker getting injured on the job, that is where insurance providers like the MTMIC will step in to provide critical support to the worker and the employer.
Grand Rapids-based Firstronic thinks big — really big. So big, in fact, that the company ultimately hopes to change the entire ecosystem for electronics manufacturing services (EMS).
A successful transition increases revenue, cuts costs and boosts customer satisfaction. It also frees up critical resources. Get five tips which are key to pulling off a successful transition.
Family-owned manufacturing leaders share their advice for what to do — and what not to do — to ensure a transition free from internal strife.
The interdependencies of worldwide supply chains in every sector and industry have come under sharp scrutiny lately with logistics and supply chains being re-evaluated through the lens of real-time data and analytics and more.
COVID-19 case rates are increasing rapidly in Michigan, presenting ongoing personal and professional challenges for us all. As an industry that has led the way as one of the safest workplaces, manufacturing must continue to lead the way.
The COVID-19 crisis not only increased employees’ concerns about their health and finances — it also highlighted some distinct vulnerabilities such as employees feeling they didn’t have enough disability coverage to protect themselves or their families.
Governor Whitmer extended the Emergency COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules until October 2020 and MIOSHA released the first draft of permanent COVID-19 workplace safety rules.
Selling your small business may not have been your focus in 2020 and may not be your focus in 2021. With an economy in flux and public health at the forefront of every decision, you may be simply focused on keeping your businesses — and yourself — healthy.
Interview with The Luminous Group President Murray Sittsamer
Interview with Lomar Machine & Tool Company Founder and CEO James Geisman
MMA has helped ease environmental clean-up and industrial waste headaches for members thanks to their long-time partnership with Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCC), the second largest parts cleaning and industrial waste services provider in the U.S
eMatrix was born as an idea between four partners to solve what they saw as a major deficiency in the battery production industry – no custom battery packaging.
The MIOSHA Part 505 Coronavirus Disease Advisory Committee will meet twice weekly over the next two weeks and time is dedicated at the end of each meeting to hear from stakeholders directly impacted by workplace safety rules.
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Planning is underway for the 2021 MFG Operations Conference, which will bring together manufacturers with operational issue specialists to tackle operational roadblocks and leap forward on industry trends.