April 14, 2022

Addressing Worker and Skill Shortages in Can Manufacturing

According to The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), U.S. manufacturers shed 1.4 million workers in the early days of the pandemic. Many of those jobs have […]
March 16, 2022

Five Steps to Protect Against Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware Attacks – How to Plan For Them Ransomware attacks hit 36% of manufacturing and production organizations in 2020, and in almost half of those attacks, […]
February 22, 2022

Data Mart Module for Acumence

Use the data collected in Acumence with ad hoc reporting tools. Flexware Innovation announces the new Data Mart module available for Acumence. The Acumence Data Mart […]
January 10, 2022

Asset Utilization versus OEE!

Are you responsible for analytics and continuous improvement from your Bodymakers and other equipment? If you are, we understand this can be a complicated task with […]
December 15, 2021

2022 Can Making Trends

We are pleased to have several different contributors to our year-end 2022 Can Making Trends article. Jason Toscholog, VP of Product at Flexware Innovation, asks the […]
November 17, 2021

Are You Using Alarms to Their Full Potential?

All process industries can benefit from a well-managed alarm system in a variety of ways. The key, however, is to ensure that these systems are correctly […]
October 21, 2021

Two Critical Production Metrics for a Plant Manager’s Dashboard

The majority of, if not all, manufacturers will state that their primary goal is to improve quality. End customers need superior products, and operations managers require […]
September 22, 2021

Quality Monitoring on the Plant Floor, including Cuppers and Bodymakers

The Acumence Product Manager, Steve Klabak, discusses how Acumence helps two-piece can manufacturers with quality monitoring on the plant floor.  How the Acumence team partners with […]
August 20, 2021

Data Warehouses and Data Marts: An Overview for Manufacturers

What are Data Warehouses and Data Marts? Data is the lifeblood of any good decision-making process.  With the rise of big data and advanced analytics, there has […]