Articles by tag: production

India is a Strong “China Plus One” Contender, But Supply Chain Strategies Need to Be “China Plus Many”

"China Plus One"

In an era of the evolving global supply chain, businesses are looking beyond China, a traditional manufacturing behemoth, for diversification. The reasoning is clear: mounting political tensions and escalating costs have driven companies to explore alternative supply chain strategies. India often surfaces as a likely contender for a “China Plus One” strategy with its […]

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Pro AV Today
How AV Technology Uniquely Serves and Impacts Houses of Worship

In this episode of Pro AV Today, host Ben Thomas is joined by Collin Jones from Pushpay, a leading company in church technology solutions. They discuss the evolution of technology in churches, focusing on live streaming, production, integration and more. Collin shares his experience launching the Resi brand for church live streaming and the challenges they overcame to ensure high-quality streaming. […]

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How Royal Caribbean is Elevating Entertainment At-Sea

— Live stage productions and musicians play a crucial role in making the experience of a Royal Caribbean cruise truly unforgettable. Behind the scenes, there’s a whole team of professionals dedicated to bringing top-notch entertainment to the passengers. The process starts with a creative team that conceptualizes the shows, selecting songs and choreography to […]

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Software & Technology
Harvesting Automation & Process Data

Many plant floors have data issues caused by the sheer fact that they do not have up-to-date panel meters. Red Lion is here to change that. Jeff Thornton, Red Lion Product Manager, knows the importance of managing data. Thornton sits down with host Tyler Kern to discuss the future-forward automation and data processing systems, including […]

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Architecture & Design
Studio Insights: Studio Acoustics & Noise Performance

Productions focus on aesthetics and functionality, but what about sound? This is often overlooked but is equally important to create seamless productions. Peter Provost, President and Director of Design of Provost Studio, and Steve Haas, CEO and Principal Consultant of SH Acoustics, talked with host Tyler Kern about reasons behind this. Clients may accidentally forget […]

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Transportation
Is Ford’s Promotion Spree Enough to Appease Labor and Meet EV Production Demand?

Key Points: Ford’s promotion spree has seen hundreds of part-time workers promoted to full-time status. Many are trying to figure out why Ford made the decision ahead of their UAW deadline. The promotions seem to be a result of auto industry strikes and the labor movement. Commentary: Ford has recently promoted hundreds of their […]

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GM Undershoots Estimates on Chip Dearth, Lifts Full-Year Outlook

(Bloomberg) — General Motors Co. missed analysts’ profit estimates for the latest quarter but raised its full-year guidance as rich margins on pickups vied with nagging production cuts at its North American factories from a global semiconductor shortage. Soaring new-vehicle prices on high-margin pickups couldn’t make up for supply chain issues in the second quarter […]

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training
April 23, 2024

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead […]

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Forming Relationships with Industry Insiders Can Quell Sales Cycles and their Length of Time
April 23, 2024

New companies are facing more and more challenges in the security industry as sales cycles are experiencing lengthier times. One of those reasons is due to the complexity of the security industry itself, along with the unique and special business models every new company will come in with. But there is a solution to […]

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Cyber-first approach
From Bollards to Bytes: Why Security Firms Need to Adopt a Cyber-First Approach
April 23, 2024

How can the security industry effectively navigate the shift from traditional physical security measures to adopting a cyber-first approach in its sales and integration strategies? The transition from physical to digital security solutions was a major theme at the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 held earlier this month. On a recent episode of […]

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Security Operations Improvements Will Come Via Worker Empowerment
April 23, 2024

The security industry can harness technological tools to optimize workflows and to help further enhance operational efficiency. Much of that can come via retooling, and educating, the labor force to enhance operations within security and control centers.  In an episode of MarketScale’s premier roundtable discussion show, Experts Talk, previewing major trends for ISC West […]

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A Day One Solution for Robotic Painting and Finishing
June 3, 2021

Derek DeGeest, President, DeGeest Corporation & LestaUSA, and Brad Ruppert, Engineering Manager and Applications Specialist for DeGeest, provided host Tyler Kern with all the details surrounding LestaUSA’s exciting “Day One” program. “Day One was something that, as we launched LestaUSA, we wanted to make sure we offered our customers,” DeGeest said. “The self-learning robotic […]

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Automakers Forced to Adapt to Chip Shortages
May 7, 2021

Automakers are feeling the pain of a global shortage of semiconductors, forcing companies to halt production of certain vehicles while others are removing some options that rely heavily on chips. Watch below to hear how these automakers are adapting to this shortage.   Host: Let’s get over to Tara Patel. She wrote today’s Bloomberg big […]

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China Expands its EV Footprint on the World Stage
April 8, 2021

As Chinese automobile manufacturer Geely, the parent company behind Volvo and Daimler AG, plans to launch its sub-brand of luxury electric vehicles, a possible competitor to Tesla’s growing footprint, the country appears poised to dominate the EV industry. Since the early ‘90s, China has ramped up its annual automobile production capacity. In 2001, after joining […]

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Can HBO Max Keep Up the Energy in the Crowded World of Streaming?
February 18, 2021

With people around the globe continuing to cut the cable cord at unprecedented levels, the world of streaming is experiencing a bona fide explosion. Services are popping up and down the spectrum of media companies, from tried-and-true juggernauts like NBC to upstarts and the cemented new-age goliaths like Netflix. HBO is one of those legacy […]

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Should the Boeing 737 MAX Return to the Skies?
February 9, 2021

Two disastrous crashes, one in 2018 and one in 2019, had one thing in common – the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Now, with several years gone since those tragedies aboard Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines flights, the 737 MAX will once again grace skies over the United State, United Kingdom and European Union. Investigations into […]

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Los Angeles Film & TV Production Hits Rock Bottom During Pandemic
February 4, 2021

More data has been released regarding how the Los Angeles film market has adjusted to the pandemic, and, though, there are some signs of life and reasons for hope, the numbers are not good. Reporting out of Hollywood Reporter said that non-profit benefit and research organization for the greater LA media economy, FilmLA, recently […]

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CFO David Lee: Impossible Foods Reduces Wholesaler Prices 15% ‘Because We Can’
January 27, 2021

Even during an economic downturn amid uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Impossible Foods is thriving. After consistent growth over the last two years for Impossible Foods and other alternative protein companies, Impossible recently announced it would cut prices of its signature products for foodservice distributors in the U.S. The cut would be about […]

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What Manufacturers Can do to Maximize the Ability of Self-Supporting Machines
January 13, 2021

Production managers lean on their machine operators to optimize the line. As these workers adjust settings, swap components and troubleshoot faults, their agility and skill keep the line in constant motion. We need these operators to give the right support to the machines so they can support production. In reality, the manufacturers that rely on […]

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How the Workflow Can Make or Break the Coloring Process
January 5, 2021

This is In Focus, by MarketScale. A podcast by video professionals for video professionals, putting in focus the topics, teachers and tips guiding the video industry today. With your host, MarketScale’s Sr. Director of Video Production, Josh Brummett.   With a career spanning 17 years that began in the shipping department, Mike Nuget, a freelance colorist […]

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