Process Improvement http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6634/more en Jabil Moves One Step Closer to a 3-D Future http://www.industryweek.com/technology/jabil-moves-one-step-closer-3-d-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As a Hewlett-Packard foundational partner, Jabil Circuit was among the first companies to receive pre-production Jet Fusion 3-D printers earlier this year. Now, they have the real thing and are open for business.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/jabil-moves-one-step-closer-3-d-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/jabil-moves-one-step-closer-3-d-future#comments Process Improvement Emerging Technologies Innovation Supply Chain Technology The Latest Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:33:00 +0000 477691 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Jabil Circuit custom-designed this industrial print rack for 3-D printing tooling and fixtures. The contract manufacturer is working with companies to drastically improve the quality and cut the life cycle development time for additive-manufactured products.</p> Jabil Circuit. 3-D Printing's Next Frontier? A New Process Takes Shape with the Help of BMW, Delphi, Ford http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/3-d-printings-next-frontier-new-process-takes-shape-help-bmw-delphi-ford <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Carbon 3D's technology pulls an object out of a pool of resin, 'Terminator II' style, instead of building it up layer by layer like traditional 3-D printing.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/3-d-printings-next-frontier-new-process-takes-shape-help-bmw-delphi-ford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/3-d-printings-next-frontier-new-process-takes-shape-help-bmw-delphi-ford#comments Process Improvement Emerging Technologies Innovation Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Tue, 08 Nov 2016 19:21:00 +0000 442511 at http://www.industryweek.com Carbon 3D White House Announces US Electric Car Recharging Network http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-us-electric-car-recharging-network <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>With the new power network, electric car drivers will be able to find a recharging station every 50 miles.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-us-electric-car-recharging-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/white-house-announces-us-electric-car-recharging-network#comments Process Improvement Environment Technology The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Thu, 03 Nov 2016 19:22:00 +0000 438231 at http://www.industryweek.com Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images New Product Priorities that Drive Crystal Clear Workflow http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/new-product-priorities-drive-crystal-clear-workflow <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This is the third article in an ongoing series on a systematic approach to dealing with new product delays. In this installment, how to keep projects flowing more smoothly, have happier clients and increase new product throughput.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/new-product-priorities-drive-crystal-clear-workflow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/new-product-priorities-drive-crystal-clear-workflow#comments Process Improvement Product Development Innovation The Latest Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:10:00 +0000 433541 at http://www.industryweek.com Supply Chain Optimization: What Leading Manufacturers Are Doing Differently http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/supply-chain-optimization <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek webinar, sponsored by FICO </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/FICOSupplychainPromo.gif?1476110416" /> </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">Wednesday, November 9, 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">See the results of exclusive IndustryWeek research on November 9. Learn why many supply chain optimization efforts fail to achieve their full potential, and what leading companies are doing differently. </div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_Digital_FICO_LeadManuDoing_WNR_JR_101016 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1050pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/supply-chain-optimization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Digital Tools Education / Training Process Improvement Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Operations Webinars Mon, 10 Oct 2016 14:14:00 +0000 397471 at http://www.industryweek.com Lithium Frenzy Seen Ending in Tears as Bernstein Warns of Supply http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/lithium-frenzy-seen-ending-tears-bernstein-warns-supply <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As the lithium price has soared since 2015, a number of companies are now proposing alternative methods of production.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/lithium-frenzy-seen-ending-tears-bernstein-warns-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/process-improvement/lithium-frenzy-seen-ending-tears-bernstein-warns-supply#comments Process Improvement Emerging Technologies Operations Supply Chain The Latest Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:50:00 +0000 399391 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>A lepidolith mineral that contains lithium</p> Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images 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