Get the app

Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Investments and the Infrastructure Bill

Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Investments to Be Fueled by the 2021 Infrastructure Bill? With the inception of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, (IIJA) in November 2021, many manufacturing executives are already taking this opportunity to increase operational efficiency by investing in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) to connect …

Warehouse Automation Solutions to Combat Labor Shortages

Warehouse automation solutions lead the way for business owners to combat labor shortages while meeting exploding eCommerce demands. However, adopting new technology isn't as easy as just ordering it online. Large warehouse operations require meticulous planning and financial consideration before making such an investment. Is your business …

Steely Resolve Manufactures Strong Results

With a storied history as one of the premier furniture manufacturers in the world and more than 1,600 global associates, the publicly traded furniture company needed a financial partner with the strength and agility to support fast-paced growth opportunities.   "It’s their people, their integrity and their character—that’s what they …

Just-in-Time Manufacturing: Will it Continue in the New Normal?

Is just-in-time manufacturing entirely to blame for the shipping crisis and ongoing supply chain issues? Experts seem torn on the matter.   Ailing after World War II, Japan set its sights on rebuilding its industry sector with some help from its friends in the West. For the next 30 years, they experimented with different ways to utilize …

How Manufacturers Can Harness the Power of Reshoring to Combat Inflation

The choice to return jobs to the U.S. makes sense for certain industries, but not for others. In some cases, businesses are reshoring only certain portions of their manufacturing. The pros and cons that must be taken into consideration are immense.   One of the most enticing options for owners and executives that want to curb the …