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Built Modular: The Guiding Principles of Forming Indigenous Partnerships

The importance of building indigenous partnerships
Today, Indigenous people are dependent on funding and grants to run various programs within their communities. For Black Diamond Group (BDG) in Canada, their focus is on helping the Indigenous prosper through mutual partnership. So, why is it important to keep Indigenous groups at top of mind? As exclusion was formerly the norm, Canada now embarks on a Read more

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Architecture & Design
Built Modular: The Guiding Principles of Forming Indigenous Partnerships
Today, Indigenous people are dependent on funding and grants to run various programs within their communities. For Black Diamond Group (BDG) in Canada, their focus is on helping the Read more
CalTV
CalTV: Moving from Dangerous Manual Tasks to Automation with Material Removal (Part 2 of 2)
Joe Gemma continued his discussion with Carl Doeksen, Global Robotics & Automation Director at 3M, on this second episode of moving from dangerous manual tasks to Read more
CalTV
CalTV: Moving from Dangerous Manual Tasks to Automation with Material Removal (Part 1 of 2)
It’s double dose time on CalTV. Joe Gemma sat down with Carl Doeksen, Global Robotics & Automation Director at 3M, for an in-depth discussion on moving from dangerous manual Read more
Beyond the Concept
How PNC expedites traditional controls of CNC and PLC
 For an episode of “Beyond the Concept” podcast, a show by Concept Systems, host Tyler Kern chatted with John Miller, the principal engineer at Rockwell Automations, and Jerry Read more
Beyond the Concept
Beyond the Concept: Managing the Risk of Using Out-of-Date Parts and Products in a Facility
 Facilities can ill afford to have equipment go down with today’s supply chain challenges. Lost hours could quickly become lost days if a replacement is unavailable. Sam Read more
Engineering & Construction
Pillars of a High Functioning Manufacturing Warehouse Solution with Brian Reinhart
People want goods faster, cheaper, and easier. What else is new? But wanting it and making it happen are two different things. Manufacturing is always up for the task; thankfully, with today’s Read more

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Thanksgiving holiday weekend
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Proved the Omnichannel Customer Has Fully Matured
December 2, 2022

Now widely reported, last weekend’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales were record-breaking on all accounts. Nearly 200 million customers hit physical retail stores over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend according to NRF, a feat all of its own and a validation of the brick & mortar store in an age of omnichannel sales strategy. […]

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travel and hospitality
Consumers Seek More Value from Travel and Hospitality
December 2, 2022

A recent report from PwC suggests that revenue for hotels will continue to go up over the coming months. This is great news for hoteliers who survived the 2020 pandemic and are looking to recoup costs. What’s more, studies also suggest that customers are happy to pay for these increased prices, even at inflated rates. […]

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Colorado healthcare incentives
Are Colorado’s Crafty Healthcare Incentives an Effective Strategy to Lower State Care Costs?
December 2, 2022

Colorado has some of the most expensive healthcare in the U.S., which already spends more than any other country on administering healthcare. Some studies place it in the top half of most expensive states for care in the U.S., while others place it in the top 10. In 2018, for example, Colorado’s average price per […]

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Built Modular: The Guiding Principles of Forming Indigenous Partnerships
November 17, 2022
Today, Indigenous people are dependent on funding and grants to run various programs within their communities. For Black Diamond Group (BDG) in Canada, their focus is on helping the Indigenous prosper through mutual partnership. So, why is it important to keep Indigenous groups at top of mind? As exclusion was formerly the norm, Canada now embarks on a Read more
CalTV: Moving from Dangerous Manual Tasks to Automation with Material Removal (Part 2 of 2)
October 27, 2022
Joe Gemma continued his discussion with Carl Doeksen, Global Robotics & Automation Director at 3M, on this second episode of moving from dangerous manual tasks to automation. “The other breakthroughs and many of the investments 3M is making through our corporate ventures group are in this no code / low code space,” Doeksen said. “Can you Read more
CalTV: Moving from Dangerous Manual Tasks to Automation with Material Removal (Part 1 of 2)
October 20, 2022
It’s double dose time on CalTV. Joe Gemma sat down with Carl Doeksen, Global Robotics & Automation Director at 3M, for an in-depth discussion on moving from dangerous manual tasks to automation that proved so informative it took two episodes to squeeze in all the valuable information. Doeksen, a thirty-year veteran at 3M, began his career Read more
How PNC expedites traditional controls of CNC and PLC
October 20, 2022
 For an episode of “Beyond the Concept” podcast, a show by Concept Systems, host Tyler Kern chatted with John Miller, the principal engineer at Rockwell Automations, and Jerry Flynn, the company’s principal controls engineer. The trio particularly discussed Programmable Numerical Control, mostly known by its initials, PNC, and how Rockwell has Read more
Beyond the Concept: Managing the Risk of Using Out-of-Date Parts and Products in a Facility
September 30, 2022
 Facilities can ill afford to have equipment go down with today’s supply chain challenges. Lost hours could quickly become lost days if a replacement is unavailable. Sam Cafferata, Principal Engineer at Concept Systems, spoke with Tyler Kern about this all-too-real issue and what facilities can do to ensure their equipment is up-to-date and in Read more
Pillars of a High Functioning Manufacturing Warehouse Solution with Brian Reinhart
September 19, 2022
People want goods faster, cheaper, and easier. What else is new? But wanting it and making it happen are two different things. Manufacturing is always up for the task; thankfully, with today’s automated technology solutions, new ways of achieving those goals are at hand. Brian Reinhart, VP of Sales, Marketing, and Solutions with Hai Robotics, offered some Read more
Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Robotic Finishing: More Than Programming a Path
August 26, 2022
In the latest episode of the podcast “Manufacturing a Stronger Standard,” host Derek DeGeest, President of DeGeest Corporation and LestaUSA, talked about robotic finishing and what needs to be discussed prior to creating painting programs and after. Despite the advanced technology available to support programming, there are still challenges we need to be Read more
Flawless Execution: Breaking Down Liquid and Immersion Cooling
August 24, 2022
Data centers use a lot of power. Current microchips use about 200 watts and that power translates into thermal heat. Data centers are highly controlled environments. Heat and humidity cause damage and failures. On this episode of Flawless Execution: Delivering Innovation, the conversation focuses on the advantages of liquid cooling Read more
Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Fixing the Manufacturing Capacity Gap
August 23, 2022
Automating manufacturing processes is essential to addressing the labor shortage and skills gap within the manufacturing industry. More and more companies, especially those on the fabricating and welding side are automating processes to increase production. In this episode of Manufacturing a Stronger Standard podcast, Derek DeGeest President of DeGeest Read more