Monthly Archives: February 2013

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EffiMat Can Drive Supply Chain Best Practices

Volatile market conditions, increasingly complex customer demands, evolving regulations, tight budgets . . . Today’s supply chains are being squeezed on multiple fronts, and the pressure shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. How can manufacturers overcome these challenges? Is it possible to see your supply chain as a competitive advantage, rather than a painful headache? For some valuable insight, I suggest you take a Read More →

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Nemo Underscores Importance Of Preventative Maintenance By Our Field Service Engineers

Last week’s blizzard hit New England hard. The Weather Channel named this snowstorm “Nemo,” but believe me, it in no way resembled that cute clownfish from Pixar’s movie. With high winds fueling blizzard conditions, Nemo dumped two-and-a-half feet of snow over most of southern New England and New York. In historic fashion, it wreaked havoc on the shoreline, coastal properties, transportation systems, commerce, the power Read More →

Medical Product Manufacturers: Here’s Why You Need Item-level RFID Tagging

Analysts predict the global RFID market will skyrocket to $19.3 billion (USD) in 2014 –that’s a compound annual growth rate of about 18 percent. Of course, the fact that RFID technology is now basking in the spotlight doesn’t surprise me, at all. Retailers have tested the waters with item-level RFID tagging, and they’ve found it significantly improves inventory accuracy, boosts efficiencies and cuts costs. What Read More →

Super Bowl XLVII 2013

Staying Agile –From Super Bowl XLVII To MD&M West

As anyone who watched the Super Bowl Sunday night saw first-hand, it pays for businesses to stay on their toes. In case you’ve already forgotten, let me remind you that there was a completely unexpected and surreal blackout at the New Orleans Superdome during the third quarter of the game. For several minutes, everyone there was in the dark (literally), while the rest of us Read More →