Automation http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6647/more en Tech Notes: Google Glass Returns, This Time With Industrial Tweaks http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-notes-google-glass-returns-time-industrial-tweaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Glass never really went anywhere, though, at least on the factory floor. … FIRST Global shatters borders, open doors for teens from around the world. … Drones fly high at New Mexico event. … AI could still grab close to 40% of all jobs. … Security robot drowns in an office building.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-notes-google-glass-returns-time-industrial-tweaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-notes-google-glass-returns-time-industrial-tweaks#comments Cloud Computing Automation Cloud IIoT Robotics Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0000 746711 at http://www.industryweek.com Fisher Dynamics Automation in the Warehouse: Asset or Obstacle? http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/automation-warehouse-asset-or-obstacle <div class="field-byline"> David Allais, founder and chairman, PathGuide Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Investing in automation doesn't mean it will solve every goods-handling issue or be the right fit. Learn where automation is—and isn't—useful in the warehouse.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/automation-warehouse-asset-or-obstacle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/automation-warehouse-asset-or-obstacle#comments Automation Supply Chain Technology Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain Technology Workforce The Latest Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:31:00 +0000 739721 at http://www.industryweek.com Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership -- When Is It Time to Automate a Process? http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/ask-expert-lean-leadership-when-it-time-automate-process <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Typically this question surfaces when the health and well-being of the workers and/or the business is threatened.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/ask-expert-lean-leadership-when-it-time-automate-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/continuous-improvement/ask-expert-lean-leadership-when-it-time-automate-process#comments Automation Continuous Improvement Strategic Planning & Execution The Latest Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:18:00 +0000 736101 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Manufacturing Trends: IndustryWeek/PwC Webinar Series http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/pwc-series-2017 <div class="field-deck"> An IndustryWeek-hosted webinar series, in partnership with PwC, sponsored by Epicor </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/1_PwC_MfgTrends_Promo.gif?1499608973" /> </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">Thursday, September 7, 2017 - <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-time-description"> 4 Sessions of 1 hour each </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">Attend this 4-part series in partnership PricewaterhouseCoopers. From operations, to digital, to workforce, to future growth, this series will help you transform your manufacturing business.</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.industryweek.com/IW_WNR_PwC_MultiWebcast_WS_JR_121616 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1250pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/webinar/pwc-series-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automation Competitiveness Digital Tools Emerging Technologies Product Development Research & Development Growth Strategies Strategic Planning & Execution Systems Integration Innovation Operations Technology Workforce Webinars Sun, 09 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0000 490231 at http://www.industryweek.com AI Could Add $15 Trillion to Global Economy by 2030 http://www.industryweek.com/technology/ai-could-add-15-trillion-global-economy-2030 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amid warnings of the economic disruption that robots and automation could unleash, researchers are finding that new technologies will help fuel global growth as productivity and consumption soar.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/ai-could-add-15-trillion-global-economy-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/ai-could-add-15-trillion-global-economy-2030#comments Automation Machine Tools Robotics Global Economy Technology The Latest Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:10:00 +0000 726941 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock, Getty Images The Rise of Machines and the Evolution of Industrial Work http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/rise-machines-and-evolution-industrial-work <div class="field-byline"> Yan-David Erlich </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The real world of manufacturing is full of situations that have little structure, predictability or definition. That's a key reason skilled employees will continue to play a vital role in the operation of highly automated factories.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/rise-machines-and-evolution-industrial-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/workforce/rise-machines-and-evolution-industrial-work#comments Automation Robotics Technology Workforce The Latest Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:45:00 +0000 724411 at http://www.industryweek.com Driven to the Future http://www.industryweek.com/technology/driven-future <div class="field-byline"> George Taninecz, VP of Research, The MPI Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A ride in a driverless Uber shows the future is closer than we think, but still a challenge to reach.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/driven-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/driven-future#comments Automation Innovation Technology The Latest Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:00:00 +0000 719311 at http://www.industryweek.com Uber Tech Notes: Robot Forecast Stronger Than Ever http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-notes-robot-forecast-stronger-ever <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>One new study has revised its global robotics market projection up nearly 30%, from $67 billion to $87 billion by 2025. … Autodesk finally has a new CEO. … Showing off additive at the Paris Air Show. … An affordable 3-D printer could open the door for more widespread adoption.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-notes-robot-forecast-stronger-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/tech-notes-robot-forecast-stronger-ever#comments Additive Automation Cloud IIoT Companies & Executives Growth Strategies Treasury & Cash Management Robotics Finance Leadership Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:30:00 +0000 719441 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>How will the global robotics market change during the years to come? According to one estimate, consumer sales will skyrocket ... but industry will still be the sector that buys the most.</p> BCG Transforming the Factory Floor http://www.industryweek.com/automation/transforming-factory-floor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Changes in technology, processes and talent are taking place today to create the manufacturing production floor of tomorrow.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/automation/transforming-factory-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/automation/transforming-factory-floor#comments Automation Operations Technology The Latest Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:07:00 +0000 712121 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>GE Aviation in Hooksett, N.H., continues to transform the factory floor of a 2015 expansion it undertook to produce blisks for the LEAP aircraft engine.</p> Embattled German Industrials Pursue the Factory of the Future http://www.industryweek.com/automation/embattled-german-industrials-pursue-factory-future <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An old firm turning to technology to drag it out of a slump is hardly a new story. But for Germany, it’s a vital one.</div> <p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/automation/embattled-german-industrials-pursue-factory-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/automation/embattled-german-industrials-pursue-factory-future#comments Automation Global Economy Technology Workforce The Latest Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:04:00 +0000 706991 at http://www.industryweek.com Getty Images