Five Steps to Being a “Smarter” Manufacturer

There’s no question the digital manufacturing revolution is racing at us. As a small or medium-sized manufacturer, how close are you to already being “smart”? Here are five steps in the journey to becoming a smarter digital enterprise. nn First and foremost, be...

What Industry is in Your Wallet?

Previously I wrote a blog about the differences across the 50 states as measured by manufacturing value added per employee.  The differences across the states were quite large and I suggested that much of that variation was a function of the mix of industries in each...