Smart Glasses Ease Troubleshooting Communication
Beumer has added augmented reality to the tools available to its customers while servicing equipment, enabling faster, easier support. The OEM even used the smart glasses technology to commission and install new equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 13th, 2020
How to Build the Future Workforce as the Skills Gap Widens
Oct 8th, 2020
PMMI Receives DoC Market Development Cooperator Program Award
Oct 12th, 2020
Sales Focus: Selling on the Phone in the “New Normal”
Oct 9th, 2020
BW Integrated Systems Announces Vice President of Culture and People Development
BW Integrated Systems
Oct 8th, 2020
Michael McCallum Prioritizes Innovation as Plexpack’s New Engineering Manager
Learn how this emerging leader is leveraging his continued education to help his company be on the leading edge.
Oct 7th, 2020
All-Fill has outgrown its traditional auger filler roots while flourishing into a “new collar” manufacturer that isn’t afraid to take risks. Take a look inside this family-owned machine builder driven by emerging leaders.
Oct 5th, 2020
Workers Wanted? Contact the Robot Employment Agency
Start-up MusashiAI introduces intelligent autonomous robots for quality inspection and forklift driving—allowing the redistribution of human labor to more value-added jobs.
Aug 6th, 2020
Gertex Solutions Acquires Impak Packaging Systems
Gertex Solutions Inc. announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Impak Packaging Systems Inc.
Gertex Solutions Inc.
Sep 11th, 2020
Mpac Group plc Acquires Switchback Group Inc.
Mpac Group plc, a global packaging solutions group, has acquired Switchback Group Inc., a provider of packaging machinery and automation solutions to the food and beverage and healthcare markets.
Sep 10th, 2020
A Circular Problem: Labor Shortages and Expanded Manufacturing Automation
The continued issue of labor shortages in the manufacturing sector can also create problems for companies that want to expand automation in their operations. Can OEMs help?
Aug 28th, 2020
Butler Automatic Announces Return of Andrew Butler as CEO
Andrew Butler returns to Butler Automatic as CEO.
Aug 10th, 2020
Are You Earning What You Should (or Could) Be Earning?
Listen to the latest podcast and hear Matt Reynolds UnPACK the 2020 IoPP Salary Survey.
Jul 28th, 2020
How Machine Builders Can Participate in Manufacturing Day 2020
Manufacturers need to hire candidates to fill more than 4 million jobs. However, manufacturers will struggle to fill just 2.4 million positions because of the shrinking talent pool.
Jun 19th, 2020
How Andy Karel is Making an Impact at Valco Melton
As a part of PMMI’s Future Workforce Committee, Karel works to build the industry's workforce.
Jun 8th, 2020
Company Performance Depends on Diversity
Research shows that businesses with gender diverse leadership teams have better results. So why are there so few women in the C-suite?
Jun 5th, 2020
COVID-19 Resources for Machine Builders
The coronavirus has completely changed the way OEMs operate. Here are resources from PMMI to support builders as they deal with the evolving pandemic.
Jun 4th, 2020
Duravant Announces Appointment of Chief Technology Officer
Former operating company Co-President Louis Vintro will focus on critical technology developments.
May 27th, 2020
Completed Acquisition of NextIOT Begins Next Phase of ei3’s European Expansion
With two bases in Europe, ei3 aims to address demand for IIoT services in Europe with growing onshore, multilingual team.
Apr 29th, 2020
Women in the Workforce - Fixing the Broken Rung
A five-year McKinsey study reveals a focus on culture, diversity, and even automation as ways to help advance women’s careers across all industries, including manufacturing.
Jan 2nd, 2020
Why Women are Under-Represented in the C-Suite
If companies with more women in leadership roles have greater innovation, increased productivity, higher employee satisfaction, and higher employee retention, why are there so few in the C suite?
Mar 26th, 2020
Harpak-ULMA: The Innovator
With a long history of “firsts” to its name—from packaging patents to intelligent automation—this pioneering OEM has a digital transformation strategy that will serve as a model for machine builders and manufacturers alike.
Feb 27th, 2020
Master-At-Arms Turns Master of Marketing
Find out how Oronde Vassell is elevating this packaging OEM's online presence and profile.
Feb 26th, 2020
Meet PMMI’s 2019 Emerging Leaders On The Rise
This next generation of manufacturing leaders has arrived. Learn what these rising stars are doing to stand out and make a difference.
Jan 24th, 2020
Financing Gender Equality in Manufacturing
PPWLN Keynote speakers address the broken rung and economic empowerment.
Jan 17th, 2020
How to Identify Emerging Leaders
As the generational workforce shift looms with more than 2.7 million baby boomers preparing to retire, OEMs need to bridge the generational divide, retain tribal knowledge, and ensure a lasting legacy. Here’s how to do it.
Dec 12th, 2019
How Morrison Container Handling Solutions is Solving the Workforce Crisis
The OEM has evolved over its 48 years, changing its name to reflect its broader capabilities beyond timing screws and building out its sales and support staff. But the executive team has its eye on the future, making important investments in STEM program
Dec 1st, 2019