November 15, 2022

5 Most Important Machine Metrics to Prevent Machine Downtime

Downtime is the leading cause of lost production time for most manufacturers, negatively impacting the bottom line. A 1% gain in efficiency may not seem like […]
October 19, 2022

A Look at the New Features of Acumence in 2022

Acumence is continually working to improve the system’s functionality so that manufacturers can make data-driven decisions quickly and easily. As part of these efforts, we’ve released […]
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 […]
June 24, 2022

Creating a Strategy for Notifications to Drive Continuous Improvement

Are you looking for an easy way to increase plant safety, improve productivity, reduce unplanned downtime, foster continuous improvement, and ensure compliance? Keep reading for an […]
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 […]
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, […]