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Robotics institute set to anchor Pittsburgh’s mammoth Almono development

By Bob Bauder, TribLive Carnegie Mellon University’s Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Institute will be the first anchor tenant to set up shop in a former Hazelwood steel mill, officials said Monday. Donald Smith, president of the Regional Industrial Development Corp., said the institute would occupy about two-thirds of the first of three buildings planned for Mill […]


What is Manufacturing 4.0?

By Jill George, Ph.D., DDI Manufacturing is continuing to change faster than you can innovate. You’re running hard to just keep pace with digitization, automation, expansion, and shifts in customer demand and employee demographics—the megatrends collectively known as Manufacturing 4.0. Often interchanged with Industry 4.0, a term coined at a conference in Hanover, Germany, […]


The Importance of ISO 9001 Certification

By Dean Group, an excerpt from the article that appeared in Manufacturing Global on March 27, 2017. As a business owner, it is vital that you have a quality management system (QMS) in place. Your customers will return if they know they can trust you, as well as the products and services you offer. Due to […]