September 14, 2022

Hitachi Acquires Flexware Innovation – Owners of Acumence Software

It was recently announced that Flexware Innovation, owners of Acumence, a production business intelligence software, was acquired by Hitachi, Ltd. Scott Whitlock, Flexware Innovation’s President and […]
August 31, 2022

Resources for Can Makers

Where do Can Manufacturers turn for learning and resources – not just any resources, but resources related to their craft? Let me preface this by saying, […]
July 14, 2022

Acumence’s Production Monitoring System Provides a Single Source of Truth for Ball Corporation

CASE STUDY | CAN MANUFACTURING Ball Corporation Gains Real-Time Insight into Downtime, Production, and Spoilage with Acumence At Ball Corporation, small improvements in efficiency can add […]
May 25, 2022

ESG: What Is It and Why Should Manufacturers Care?

Manufacturers must embrace more environmentally and ethically sound approaches if they are to remain competitive in today’s global market. The importance of environmental, social, and governance […]
February 16, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Flexware Innovation Announces the New Data Mart Module Available for Acumence

For Immediate Release February 16, 2022   FISHERS, IN, USA — February 16, 2022   The Acumence product team today announced the release of a new data […]
December 1, 2021

Video Explainer | What Is Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)?

COVID-19 has compelled manufacturers to explore and adapt sophisticated analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to improve production line performance. According to the 2021 Digital Transformation Assessment, […]
October 15, 2021

OEE Standards in Can Manufacturing Sought Through Joint Effort Between Acumence and The Metal Packager

For Immediate Release October 15, 2021 Industry Survey Released Leading Toward Formation of Steering Committee FISHERS, IN, USA — October 15, 2021   The Acumence product team has formed a partnership […]
May 14, 2021

Digital Transformation: An Essential Disruption to Can Making and Discrete Manufacturers

Manufacturing is unquestionably going digital, and smart technologies are the most recent in a long line of technological developments. Whether it’s referred to as the Industrial […]
November 16, 2020

The History of Canning and Can Making

Green beans, Vienna sausages, tuna, peaches, soup, soda, and more!  What canned staples are in your pantry right now?  Have you ever pondered the history of […]