Impact Dakota Blog is a blog dedicated to supporting North Dakota’s manufacturing community improve People, Purpose, Processes and Performance. Entries provide information on opportunities, new ideas, quick tips, celebrations of success, and well, frankly, anything to help you become a better manufacturer.
Every manufacturer should hold cybersecurity awareness training for all their staff at least once a year. Many people are spooked by the mere mention of the words “cybersecurity” and “training,” so October seems like an appropriate time for it. Your training should, at a minimum, cover relevant company policies such as your IT security, information security, and physical security.
Manufacturing Day has become a nationwide phenomenon when manufacturers open their doors to give a glimpse at what today’s manufacturing really looks like and inspire the next generation of skilled workers. Find out how and when it all started.
It can be easy to overlook some aspect of risk involved in a purchase decision when overwhelmed with options. It can be especially difficult to know what to buy when comparing three different products that seem very similar. NIST MEP has created a pre-purchase guide that might help.
When looked at holistically, food manufacturers are discovering that implementing the culture of food safety makes good business sense.
Women make up about 29 percent of the manufacturing workforce despite filling 47 percent of the positions in the overall workforce, according to the Manufacturing Institute.
Collaborative robots, commonly referred to as “cobots,” can execute tasks with minimal programming and adapt to variations in part position and size.
Step into the factory of the future. This factory might be hard to imagine, but each technology already exists.
Opportunities exist for manufacturers to either save large amounts of money or to get grants and incentives for equipment purchases, training or facilities expansion.