Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing: A Critical Overview

Stacey MarlerBlog, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Articles, Industry 4.0, Manufacturing Day, Supply Chain, Workforce

The manufacturing sector is foundational to the U.S. economy, providing vital jobs and driving innovation. However, it faces significant challenges, including a skills gap, supply chain vulnerabilities, and rapid technological changes. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Network (MEPNN) presents an analysis of these issues and the strategies to address them, as outlined in their detailed report, which is available for … Read More

Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit (A&DSS) Seattle

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Blog, Business Development, Business Growth, Expired, ISO, Supply Chain

We are reaching out to select manufacturers in Missouri to extend an exclusive invitation to the 7th edition of the Aerospace & Defense Suppliers Summit (A&DSS), taking place in Seattle from March 12-14, 2024. This invitation is specifically for businesses holding an ISO or AS9100 certification, as this is a prerequisite for participation in the event. Why Attend A&DSS Seattle? Participation Details: … Read More

Discover the Future of Manufacturing: Smart Manufacturing Showcase at SIUE

Stacey MarlerExternal Events, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Expired, Industry 4.0

Register for this event poised to redefine your manufacturing strategies! Join us, IMEC, SIUE and CESMII for a day dedicated to Smart Manufacturing, meticulously tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. Here’s a glimpse of what awaits you:  Experience the Pinnacle of Technology: Witness the latest Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 technologies in live action. These innovations are poised … Read More

Cyber Hygiene Boot Camp

Stacey MarlerEvents, Cybersecurity: Understanding the Risks, Expired, External Events, Industry 4.0, NIST Cybersecurity Framework Steps

No cost and open to the Public A small business cybersecurity and information protection Ask-Me-Anything with Kelley Kiernan – DAF CISO’s Blue Cyber Director. September 26 11am to 3pm Eastern. A Boot Camp! DAF CISO’s Blue Cyber “No Phishing Here! Let’s get you the information and training you need to protect your U.S. Small Business from social engineering!”: with a … Read More

Missouri S&T to break ground on Protoplex, celebrate Manufacturing Day

Stacey MarlerBlog, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Industry 4.0

Missouri University of Science and Technology will kick off its celebration of Manufacturing Day with a groundbreaking ceremony for the Missouri Protoplex at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. When it opens in fall 2025, the Protoplex will anchor S&T’s planned manufacturing and innovation campus. The event is free and open to the public. There is no parking available at the … Read More

We Need Your Input – NIST Survey on Automation in Manufacturing

Stacey MarlerBlog, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Industry 4.0

Dear Manufacturing Employee,  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is conducting a survey related to Automation in Manufacturing for its Measurement Science for Manufacturing Robotics (MSMR) program.  The NIST MSMR program regularly reaches out to US industry stakeholders to ensure the program goals are aligned with industry needs, and the research outputs are appropriately targeted to benefit US manufacturers. We … Read More

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Growth & Profit Webinar

Stacey MarlerBlog, Events, Industry 4.0, Videos, Webinars

Spend an interactive session with Missouri Enterprise and Patrick Hogan, CEO, of Celbridge Science learning about AI in the workplace. The purpose of the Celbridge Science Artificial Intelligence webinar is to illustrate the transformative impact AI can have on Manufacturing. This new technology offers a range of advanced capabilities, including machine learning, predictive analytics, robotics, and automation, which will enhance … Read More

Industry 4.0 (I4.0)

Stacey MarlerIndustry 4.0, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Services, Blog, Bob Beckmann

IN SEARCH OF: Is your company a bio-manufacturer, a medical device manufacturer, in the life sciences industry, or a company that is a direct supplier of medical equipment or supplies? IF YES – Missouri Enterprise is conducting a NO COST Industry 4.0 survey that will include a complete report showing how well your company is prepared to incorporate technology in … Read More

Manufacturing Industry FBI Cybersecurity Briefing

Stacey MarlerCybersecurity: Understanding the Risks, NIST Cybersecurity Framework Steps

Please join San Diego’s special agents and industry operators for an exclusive FBI briefing. About this event According to the 2022 “X-Force Threat Intelligence Index” by IBM Security, no industry is more targeted by cyber attackers than manufacturing. Half of these attacks are aimed at small businesses and the cost of the average data breach for a U.S. company has … Read More

Cobots & Automation in Manufacturing It Might Be Easier than You Think

Lyndsey ParkerBlog, Industry 4.0, Webinars

You’ve heard about cobots and Robots and Automation. They sound cool, but maybe you feel they’re “out of your league”, or hard to set up and just plain expensive. Now it’s time to know some facts about how cobots have become more affordable and user-friendly. With today’s labor shortages and all the advances in manufacturing automation, it’s no longer a … Read More