CESMII: Smart Manufacturing News and Major Events

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Manufacturing Happy Hour: Exploring the Characteristics of Smart Manufacturing Leaders, Live from the Smart Manufacturing Experience
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Manufacturing Happy Hour: Exploring the Characteristics of Smart Manufacturing Leaders, Live from the Smart Manufacturing Experience

There’s no doubt that Smart Manufacturing has a plethora of benefits for manufacturing organizations. It can help speed up your processes, improve your product quality and reduce your costs. But effective Smart Manufacturing adoption lies with the leader. That’s why host Chris Luecke asked seven industry leaders for their Smart...
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™: Supply Chain Data Exchange (IM-X)
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™: Supply Chain Data Exchange (IM-X)

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CESMII announced our involvement in the International Manufacturing-X (IM-X) Council a few short weeks ago. Join our next Smart Manufacturing Mindset LinkedIn Live webcast to learn more about the IM-X Council, its role in connecting global supply chains, and how CESMII and its ecosystem can help shape a smarter, more...
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Manufacturing Happy Hour: Defining the Smart Manufacturing Mindset, Live from the Smart Manufacturing Experience
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Manufacturing Happy Hour: Defining the Smart Manufacturing Mindset, Live from the Smart Manufacturing Experience

Manufacturing Happy Hour host Chris Luecke asked industry experts these questions live at the Smart Manufacturing Experience at SOUTHTEC. In this special bonus episode, seven manufacturing leaders shared their own definitions of Smart Manufacturing, the secrets behind the successful digital transformations they’ve overseen and the best ways to adopt a...
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North Carolina State University SMIC Smart Manufacturing Workshop
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North Carolina State University SMIC Smart Manufacturing Workshop

CESMII announced our involvement in the International Manufacturing-X (IM-X) Council a few short weeks ago. Join our next Smart Manufacturing Mindset LinkedIn Live webcast to learn more about the IM-X Council, its role in connecting global supply chains, and how CESMII and its ecosystem can help shape a smarter, more...
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Special Edition: Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Truths & Myths on IT/OT Convergence
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Special Edition: Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Truths & Myths on IT/OT Convergence

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Join series host Mike Yost and the rest of the CESMII ecosystem for live comment and interaction replaying one of the most anticipated panels from our 2023 Annual CESMII Member Meeting. Leaders from Procter & Gamble, Raytheon Technologies, SymphonyAI, and ThinkIQ will discuss several truths and debunk various myths about...
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CESMII Joins a Strategic Group of Manufacturing Nations to Form the International Manufacturing-X Council
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CESMII Joins a Strategic Group of Manufacturing Nations to Form the International Manufacturing-X Council

"The future of smart manufacturing lies in open, interoperable systems, sustainable and energy efficient operations, and secure and resilient architectures.”Chris S. Langdon Business Lead, Data Analytics Executive, Catena-X Product ManagerCESMII – The U.S.’ Smart Manufacturing Institute is excited to participate in the establishment of the International Management-X Council, with its...
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Magic Software Enterprises: FactoryEye Partners with CESMII to Deliver Real-time Actionable Intelligence to Mid-size Manufacturers
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Magic Software Enterprises: FactoryEye Partners with CESMII to Deliver Real-time Actionable Intelligence to Mid-size Manufacturers

More and more top manufacturers use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and streaming analytics from SAS, the leader in analytics, to transform operations and better serve customers. SAS has joined CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute, to further promote the use of advanced analytics across manufacturing.
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America’s Advanced Manufacturing Problem—and How to Fix It
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America’s Advanced Manufacturing Problem—and How to Fix It

by David Adler and William B. Bonvillian
"I think this is the most profound overviews of how the US industrial revolution evolved to where we are today, in search of a revival via advanced/smart manufacturing. This is a longer article, but definitely worth taking the time to read it."Credit: Americanaffairsjournal.orgWilliam B. Bonvillian is a lecturer at MIT teaching...
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $22 Million to Support Smart Manufacturing at Small- and Medium-sized Facilities Across the Nation
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $22 Million to Support Smart Manufacturing at Small- and Medium-sized Facilities Across the Nation

This sustained investment furthers momentum for national smart manufacturing adoption across supply chains, with focus on small and medium-sized manufacturers
CESMII's Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centers were referenced in the award multiple times with funds being granted to the following states: California Ohio Pennsylvania In support of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, a key pillar of Bidenomics, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $22 million to 12 state-run programs to...
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: Shaping your SM Journey
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: Shaping your SM Journey

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After months of sharing best practices around various aspects of smart manufacturing, this month’s episode brings listeners a first-hand account of a company on its SM journey. Together with the Digital Foundry team at Penn State, MSA Safety is seeing real results from their 9-month journey thus far. The process...
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Department of Energy Continues Commitment to Smart Manufacturing Innovation by Renewing UCLA’s Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute
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Department of Energy Continues Commitment to Smart Manufacturing Innovation by Renewing UCLA’s Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute

This sustained investment furthers momentum for national smart manufacturing adoption across supply chains, with focus on small and medium-sized manufacturers
“The institute has been highly successful in developing and deploying SM solutions across a wide swath of industry sectors and supply chains critical to a clean, decarbonized economy. Their sustained focus on small and medium-sized manufacturers continues to drive change from the ground up.”The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Advanced...
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Flow Software Engages with CESMII to help Democratize the Adoption of Smart Manufacturing
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Flow Software Engages with CESMII to help Democratize the Adoption of Smart Manufacturing

More and more top manufacturers use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and streaming analytics from SAS, the leader in analytics, to transform operations and better serve customers. SAS has joined CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute, to further promote the use of advanced analytics across manufacturing.
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: Continuous Improvement
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: Continuous Improvement

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Join us as we dig into the age-old principles and practices of Continuous Improvement looking through the lens of modern, Smart Manufacturing thinking. Do Smart Manufacturing and CI belong together? Can they coexist? Or, conversely, can one truly exist without the other?In this next installment of our Smart Manufacturing Mindset...
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Addressing Challenges for Smart Manufacturing Broad Adoption
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Addressing Challenges for Smart Manufacturing Broad Adoption

"A company, small or large, can use a strategy of phased investments to implement modular solutions and incrementally achieve benefits as the company incrementally achieves their vision." Technologies including industrial internet of things (IIoT), data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), edge and could computing can be threaded together in Smart Manufacturing...
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Vote Our Institute Leaders into SXSW 2024
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Vote Our Institute Leaders into SXSW 2024

Manufacturing USA is eyeing SXSW 2024 to share our ideas with the leaders and influencers who are helping shape the future. We’ve submitted two panel proposals for the conference, and both are stacked with talent from eight of our Institutes.  For our second panel, we are focusing on sustainability with...
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: AI in Manufacturing
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: AI in Manufacturing

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Join us as we explore a new way of thinking about AI, looking to harness its full potential and unlock unprecedented opportunities for manufacturers. We’ll explore how to optimize production processes, enhance quality, streamline supply chains, and drive overall operational excellence. Furthermore, we’ll examine the possibilities of human-AI collaboration, emphasizing...
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Manufacturing Happy Hour Podcast
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Manufacturing Happy Hour Podcast

142: How to Accelerate Smart Manufacturing Adoption in the US with John Dyck, CEO of CESMII
"Using data to transform how we work and become more competitive and productive – that’s where manufacturing leadership is.” AppleGoogle PodcastsSpotifyStitcherYouTube 142: How to Accelerate Smart Manufacturing Adoption in the US with John Dyck, CEO of CESMII John Dyck, CEO of CESMII, made his long-awaited debut on Manufacturing Happy Hour...
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: The Future of Sustainable Manufacturing
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: The Future of Sustainable Manufacturing

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Sustainable manufacturing is top of mind for many manufacturers. The value proposition has been clearly laid out when it comes to sustainable business practices not only bringing substantial financial benefits but also contributing to a safer environment, improved employee well-being, and enhanced product safety. Even still, many lack clear business...
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SolaBlock, Inc. Partners With CESMII To Focus on Sustainability and Expand Its Smart Manufacturing Resources and Offerings
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SolaBlock, Inc. Partners With CESMII To Focus on Sustainability and Expand Its Smart Manufacturing Resources and Offerings

SolaBlock, an innovative startup in the renewable energy space, has joined as the newest member of CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute. Selected as one of “10 Startups to Watch in 2021” by Construction Global Magazine, SolaBlock uses photovoltaic-embedded solar masonry units (SMUs) to transform buildings – traditionally massive consumers of...
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: IT/OT Convergence
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: IT/OT Convergence

Smart Manufacturing Mindset™
In this webcast, CESMII VP of Technology, Jonathan Wise, Flexware’s Brent Mehringer, and Ace Technology’s Craig Egan join series host Mike Yost to explore how to learn from the past while embracing the future - with your people, your business, and your tech. Hear about challenges adopting and successfully scaling...
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