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Magnetic particle testing is proving valuable for ensuring equipment and employee safety.

Magnetic Particle Testing: An In-Depth Look

Sep 30, 2023 - Lou Farrell

Magnetic particle testing (MPT) is a non-destructive testing method. It’s utilized primarily for detecting surface-level and slightly below-surface flaws in ferromagnetic materials. The process is also valuable for substances that can be magnetized or strongly…

How Will the Trade War Impact American Manufacturing?

Oct 25, 2018 - Emily Newton

What is a trade war? How will the trade war impact manufacturing in the United States, and what changes are we already seeing?

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How to Plan the Best Manufacturing Day Celebration

Oct 2, 2018 - Emily Newton

Manufacturing Day is an important new tradition in American business. Find out why and get some Manufacturing Day ideas your company can consider using.

Here’s What You Need to Know About Manufacturing Processes

Sep 4, 2018 - Emily Newton

Manufacturing processes can be so different between companies and from product to product that it’s easier just to separate them by process type.

Millennials in Manufacturing: How the Youngest People in the Workforce Are Changing the Game

Jun 26, 2018 - Emily Newton

The manufacturing industry is looking to millennials to fill empty positions. How will more millennials in the workforce change the manufacturing industry?

4 Ways to Make Your Plant Safer and More Productive

Jun 14, 2018 - Emily Newton

If it’s been a while since you’ve taken a serious look at how well you balance plant safety with productivity, there are four big areas of focus you can get started with first.

The Importance of the Reshoring America Effort

May 31, 2018 - Emily Newton

Reshoring America is possible. To return the entire process to the U.S., manufacturers must assess and overcome the challenges faced by their facilities.

Manufacturers Can Already See the Advantages of VR

May 24, 2018 - Emily Newton

There are several areas where VR could provide vast improvements to efficiency and accuracy. Here are five manufacturing advantages of VR.

Industrial Analytics Helps Manufacturers Adapt to Industry 4.0

Mar 7, 2018 - Emily Newton

With smart analytics for industrial functions, manufacturing operations all over the globe can realize new heights of efficiency, competitiveness and profitability. Here are four ways industrial analytics helps manufacturers and why it’s worth getting excited about.

How the Solar Tariff Affects Solar Panel Manufacturers

Feb 27, 2018 - Emily Newton

Experts indicate that this solar tariff will have a huge impact on solar manufacturers. Keep reading to learn how it could impact 88,000 jobs – in other words 88,000 families.