Process Improvement http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6634/more en Miniature Spectroscopy Sensor Project Has Big Industrial Ambitions http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/miniature-spectroscopy-sensor-project-has-big-industrial-ambitions <div class="field-byline"> John Hitch </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A European team of researchers has created a manufacturing and supply chain to help companies commercialize its innovative chemical sensor.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/miniature-spectroscopy-sensor-project-has-big-industrial-ambitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/miniature-spectroscopy-sensor-project-has-big-industrial-ambitions#comments IndustryWeek Wire New Equipment Digest Process Improvement Global Economy Technology The Latest Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:42:00 +0000 377081 at http://www.industryweek.com How to Measure the Value of an Innovation Initiative: Is it Really Worth the Investment? http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/how-measure-value-innovation-initiative-it-really-worth-investment <div class="field-byline"> Randal Moss </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Knowing what your business values will allow you to position your innovation initiative for success — because in the end you will get what you measure.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/how-measure-value-innovation-initiative-it-really-worth-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/how-measure-value-innovation-initiative-it-really-worth-investment#comments Process Improvement Innovation The Latest Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:37:00 +0000 374101 at http://www.industryweek.com Designing Mixed Model Value Streams: How to Apply Lean Principles in High-Variety Environments http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/mixed-model-value-streams <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek webinar, sponsored by Institute For Operational Excellence </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://www.industryweek.com/site-files/industryweek.com/files/ValueStreamPromo.gif?1474977903" /> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Join us November 1 as Kevin Duggan will show you, step-by-step, how to apply advanced lean techniques to design mixed model value streams that increase efficiency, quality and on-time delivery.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_OperationalExcellence_ApplyLeanPrinciple_WNR_JR_091516 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 850pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/mixed-model-value-streams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Digital Tools Education / Training Process Improvement Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Operations Webinars Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:14:00 +0000 370101 at http://www.industryweek.com Industrial Re-Revolution -- An Infographic http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/industrial-re-revolution-infographic <div class="field-byline"> Mixer Direct </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Industrial manufacturing has seen some incredible developments over the last hundred years, with new technologies revolutionizing production and changing the way the assembly line functions.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/industrial-re-revolution-infographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/industrial-re-revolution-infographic#comments IndustryWeek Wire Process Improvement Innovation The Latest Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:35:00 +0000 369001 at http://www.industryweek.com Auto, Aerospace Industries Warm Up to 3D Printing http://www.industryweek.com/technology/auto-aerospace-industries-warm-3d-printing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Stratasys, Siemens and others big names are beginning to push 3D printing well into the center of manufacturing from around the edges, and while the tech hasn’t always lived up to the hype, it could still shake up the factory floor.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/auto-aerospace-industries-warm-3d-printing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/auto-aerospace-industries-warm-3d-printing#comments Automation Companies & Executives Process Improvement Robotics Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:48:00 +0000 354101 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>The Infinite-Build 3D Demonstrator builds parts with unlimited length at 10x speed, with production-quality accuracy and repeatability.</p> <div id="stcpDiv" style="position: absolute; top: -1999px; left: -1988px;"> <p>The &ldquo;Robotic-Composite 3D Demonstrator&rdquo; is an 8-axis 3D printer with both additive and subtractive capability for large or complex composite parts and tools.</p> <p>The &ldquo;Infinite-Build 3D Demonstrator&rdquo; builds parts with unlimited length at 10x speed and production-quality accuracy and repeatability.</p> - See more at: http://www.stratasys.com/corporate/newsroom#sthash.ZmfadZBH.dpuf</div> <div id="stcpDiv" style="position: absolute; top: -1999px; left: -1988px;"> <p>The &ldquo;Robotic-Composite 3D Demonstrator&rdquo; is an 8-axis 3D printer with both additive and subtractive capability for large or complex composite parts and tools.</p> <p>The &ldquo;Infinite-Build 3D Demonstrator&rdquo; builds parts with unlimited length at 10x speed and production-quality accuracy and repeatability.</p> - See more at: http://www.stratasys.com/corporate/newsroom#sthash.ZmfadZBH.dpuf</div> Stratasys Manage Pipeline Bandwidth to Avoid Derailing New Products http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/manage-pipeline-bandwidth-avoid-derailing-new-products <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Without a mechanism to release new projects based on resource availability, it’s easy to let in too many new projects without finishing or pruning the old ones. Here's how to keep product development flowing and maintain progress in even the busiest companies.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/manage-pipeline-bandwidth-avoid-derailing-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/manage-pipeline-bandwidth-avoid-derailing-new-products#comments Process Improvement Product Development Innovation The Latest Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:40:00 +0000 350801 at http://www.industryweek.com Expecting Data From Theranos, Lab Experts See New Product http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/expecting-data-theranos-lab-experts-see-new-product <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Facing a two-year ban from running a clinical testing company, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes introduced a “miniLab” tabletop testing device. Not everybody was impressed.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/expecting-data-theranos-lab-experts-see-new-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/innovation/expecting-data-theranos-lab-experts-see-new-product#comments Companies & Executives Process Improvement Product Development Research & Development Innovation Leadership Technology The Latest Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:47:00 +0000 331011 at http://www.industryweek.com Andrew Burton, Getty Images Call for Speakers: 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/call-speakers-2017-industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IndustryWeek invites speakers to submit proposals for the 2017 IW Manufacturing and Technology Conference & Expo (formerly the IW Best Plants Conference).</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/call-speakers-2017-industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/call-speakers-2017-industryweek-manufacturing-technology-conference-expo#comments IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo Automation Change Management Education / Training Lean / Six-Sigma Process Improvement Corporate Culture Engagement Maintenance IndustryWeek Best Plants Quality Recruiting / Retention Teamwork Robotics Finance Innovation Leadership Operations Supply Chain Technology Workforce The Latest Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:26:00 +0000 175641 at http://www.industryweek.com Gaining a Competitive Edge through Today's Circular Economy http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/gaining-competitive-edge-through-todays-circular-economy <div class="field-byline"> Kris Timmermans, Senior Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Operations </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Circular economy principles and the IoT are providing manufacturers new revenue streams and efficiencies as they help them turn waste into wealth.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/gaining-competitive-edge-through-todays-circular-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/gaining-competitive-edge-through-todays-circular-economy#comments Customer Relationships Process Improvement Information Technology Innovation Supply Chain IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:18:00 +0000 313521 at http://www.industryweek.com <p><span style="line-height: 20px; font-size: 12.8px;">Manufacturers can strategically mine and deliver information to inform their supply chains in nearly real-time thanks to intelligence collected by the Internet of Things (IoT), thereby supporting circular models.</span></p> Four Reasons Contract Manufacturers Should Be Claiming the R&D Tax Credit http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/four-reasons-contract-manufacturers-should-be-claiming-rd-tax-credit <div class="field-byline"> Michael Siegel, Managing Director, alliantgroup </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Contract manufacturers are among the greatest candidates for what can be significant federal and state tax savings from the R&D Tax Credit. </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/four-reasons-contract-manufacturers-should-be-claiming-rd-tax-credit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/corporate-finance-tax/four-reasons-contract-manufacturers-should-be-claiming-rd-tax-credit#comments Corporate Finance & Tax Process Improvement Research & Development Finance Innovation The Latest Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000 307741 at http://www.industryweek.com