March 22, 2021

5 Ways Aluminum Cans the Competition

The Presidential Policy Brief, published January 2021 by The Aluminum Association, outlines the benefits of Aluminum for the US economy. We’ve summarized this report for the […]
February 15, 2021

The Bodymaker and Trimmer: A Look Inside the Aluminum Can Manufacturing Process

Aluminum can manufacturing plants produce millions of cans per day relying on high-speed equipment, control systems, and technology to monitor performance.  All are essential to creating […]
January 18, 2021

2021 Can Making Trends

While the world continues to navigate COVID-19 realities, can manufacturers are striving to remain focused, adaptable, and competitive as they scramble to increase production capacity to […]
December 15, 2020

From Mainframe Computers of the 1980s to the Smarter, Faster, Decision-Fueling Systems of Today: Explore the History of Data Collection 

A decade-by-decade look at how manufacturing technology has evolved, from 1980 to 2020 and beyond. Real-time, accurate, enterprise-wide data may be the gold standard now, but […]
October 19, 2020

Preparing for 2021 Manufacturing Budgetary Estimates? What Acumence Customers Should Consider

Throughout the economic uncertainty associated with the current global health pandemic, the can making industry has not only remained strong but has even experienced historic growth!  […]
October 5, 2020

Featured in the CanTech Magazine – Managing the Ups and Downs of Raw Materials

In the October 2020 issue of the CanTech magazine, Acumence was featured with a full-page article. Managing the Ups and Downs of Raw Materials in the […]
September 4, 2020

ToolCONTROL is now a Plug-in to Acumence

Featured in The Canmaker Magazine Acumence was featured in The Canmaker article “Bodymaker tool tracking for monitoring system” (Issue:  September 2020, page 40). Below is an […]
August 18, 2020

When Downtime Tracking Is a Major Pain Point

Frustrated with downtime tracking and gaps in performance within your plant’s can making operations? If data is not readily available and accessible, plant personnel are not […]
July 16, 2020

Acumence Version 6.0 Release

We are excited to announce that Acumence version 6.0 will be released this month!  Here we will cover the new features enhancing our manufacturing intelligence solution. […]