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The Industrial Internet of Things: An Evolution to a Smart Manufacturing Enterprise

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is not about ripping out current automation systems in order to replace them with new ones. The potential lies in the ability to link automation systems with enterprise planning, scheduling and product lifecycle systems. This eBook analyzes how the linkage can be implemented across the complete enterprise value chain in order to enable greater business control. Experts also offer perspectives regarding key aspects of IIoT deployment. Read Now!

 

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      Four Use Cases Show Real-World Impact of IoT

      This TDWI e-book explores in detail what IoT means and does for retailers, the automotive industry, state and local governments working with utilities firms, and the manufacturing industry....More
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      Manufacturers' View of Capital Project and Operational Performance

      A joint research initiative of IndustryWeek and Emerson, this survey explores industrial companies’ views on the challenges of achieving operational excellence and outstanding performance on capital projects....More
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      The Five Questions Business Managers Need to Talk to IT about Faster Enterprise Mobility

      You know your smartphone has incredible power in your personal life. So why can’t you have that same power in your professional life?...More
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      Building a Mobile Centre of Excellence: Where to Start and How to Succeed

      A Mobile Centre of Excellence (MCoE) is a dedicated resource within an organization, put in place to guide the mobile strategy in its entirety across all lines of business....More
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      How To Connect Your Enterprise and Create the Factory of the Future

      The Factory of the Future is Demand-Driven, fully digital, connected and transparent to provide real customer value – and a more competitive market position....More
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      Don't Be Fooled by the Wrong MES

      Avoid the expense of customization and choose the right Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for the right job....More
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      Tapping the Value of our Interconnected World

      Join us on a journey through the end-to-end omnichannel operation to see how leaders plan to grow their advantage....More
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      The Future of Manufacturing: 2020 and Beyond

      The management and technology priorities enabling global competitiveness in the years ahead....More
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      2016 Reality Check: Transforming Industrial Businesses with the Internet of Things

      Many business leaders are sold on the potential benefits of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) but aren’t sure where to get started or where they need to invest. Some of those that have made investments are struggling with legacy systems and practices, as well as the question of near-term return on investment. This research report explores current adoption levels, challenges and the impact of IIoT technology on manufacturing companies. Read Now!...More
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      Expand Into New Markets Overseas: An Exporter's Checklist

      Many small to midsize U.S. businesses have experience in the export game, others are only beginning to learn the rules, and still others have yet to try their hand at competing on a global stage. Download this white paper to discover solutions your company can utilize to grow your business....More
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      Financing Exports to Boost Sales

      You’ve found an overseas trading partner, and the buyer has placed a multi-million-dollar order. Now, only one challenge remains -- how do you obtain financing? Download this white paper to discover how....More
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      SCM World: Customer-Centric Organizations Lead on Omnichannel Investments

      Join us on a journey through the end-to-end omnichannel operation to see how leaders plan to grow their advantage....More
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      Customer-Centric Supply Chain: Omnichannel Leaders Plan to Widen the Gap

      See why you should digitize the supply chain, use imperfect data – different from bad data, collaborate with customer care teams, and develop supply-chain services....More
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      A Basic Guide to Exporting -- 11th Edition

      For more than 70 years, A Basic Guide to Exporting has given companies the information they need to establish and grow their business in international markets. Whether you’re new to exporting or just want to learn the latest ideas and techniques, this will give you the nuts-and-bolts information you need....More
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      Make the IIoT Vision a Reality with Predix

      The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is here—and you can harness its power with the GE Predix platform. Built on the same technology that GE and Intel use to optimize their own operations, Predix makes it easy to connect your assets and identify inefficiencies....More
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      Adventures in Exporting: Lessons Learned From the Field

      Download this white paper to discover solutions your company can utilize to grow your business, whether you are already exporting or are just beginning to explore....More
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      IDC Manufacturing Insights: The Extended Supply Chain

      Significant shifts in consumer preferences and behaviors, along with the emergence of a whole new set of enabling technologies, are conspiring to create both massive opportunities and equally massive challenges for the traditional supply chain....More
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      EXIM Bank Case Study: Automation Solutions

      Download this case study to see how Automation Solutions -- an Oregon-based provider of systems integration, programming, control panels and field support to manufacturers in the automation machinery industry -- used EXIM Bank Export Credit Insurance to generate a 15% sales increase to a Malaysian partner....More
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      EXIM Bank Case Study: CECA Supply & Services

      Download this case study to see how CECA Supply & Services Inc. -- a Texas-based supplier of oilfield equipment whose primary customers are Algerian state-owned enterprises -- uses EXIM Bank working capital loan guarantees to overcome the challenges of working with their overseas customers....More
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      EXIM Bank Case Study: Collection 2000 Cosmetics

      Download this case study to see how Collection 2000 Cosmetics, Inc. -- a Florida-based manufacturer and marketer of personal care and perfume products targeting women -- was saved from an unexpected 6-figure loss through multi-buyer Small Business Export Credit Insurance....More
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      EXIM Bank Case Study: DemeTech

      Download this case study to see how DemeTech Corporation -- a Florida-based manufacturer that produces and exports surgical sutures and blades -- turned to EXIM Bank for assistance to access business financing. After insuring its foreign accounts receivable using export credit insurance DemeTech was able to access working capital from its bank, which improved its cash flow and liquidity -- resulting in more customers and bigger deals....More
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      EXIM Bank Case Study: Los Kitos Produce

      Download this case study to see how Los Kitos Produce (LKP) -- a California-based network of growers, packers, and shippers of fresh fruits and vegetables -- used multi-buyer Small Business Export Credit Insurance from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank) to grow its exports...More
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      EXIM Bank Case Study: Magnolia Metal & Plastic Products, Inc.

      Download this case study to see how Magnolia Metal & Plastic Products, Inc. -- a Vicksburg, Miss.-based manufacturer of window and door components -- has worked with the Mississippi Development Authority’s International Trade Office (MDA) to increase their exports. This "mom and pop shop" has seen supercharged growth in their Chilean business, and are covered for up to 95% of their shipped goods in case of distributor default....More
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      EXIM Bank Case Study: Slade Inc.

      Download this case study to see how Slade Inc. -- a Statesville, N.C.-based manufacturer of fluid-sealing products for industrial equipment, specifically pumps and valves that serve the steam, nuclear and water hydro-electric plants, pulp and paper mills, and petrochemical and oil and gas industries -- has worked with the North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) to increase their international market share -- expanding their export sales to over 65 countries....More
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      The Internet of Things: Finding the Path to Value

      This IndustryWeek Special Research Report gauges the current and planned usage of IoT technology and analytics by US manufacturers. It also explores how manufacturers can develop a specific IoT strategy and apply analytics more widely across their organizations to drive revenue, cut costs and innovate....More
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      Managing Export Risk: A Quick Reference Guide

      The FREE guide, A Quick Reference for U.S. Exporters, developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and provided to you by EXIM, delivers an easy to understand overview of the financial tools available to U.S. exporters and where to access them....More
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      An Exporter's Guide to Working Capital Loan Guarantees

      The benefits of Export Credit Insurance can be significant. The protection of a policy gives businesses the confidence necessary to enter new markets and chart a path forward with margins they can depend on....More
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      Guide to Export Credit Insurance

      The benefits of Export Credit Insurance can be significant. The protection of a policy gives businesses the confidence necessary to enter new markets and chart a path forward with margins they can depend on....More
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