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Scout RFP Advances Customer Focus with Leadership Team Additions
EBN Newswire  
4/23/2019   Post a comment
New VP of Product and VP of Demand Further Extends Deep Commitment to Customers and Market Need
How the Supply Chain Can Prepare for Changes to the Amazon Marketplace
Tammy Moyer  
4/23/2019   Post a comment
A scenario where Amazon shifts how it interacts with its various suppliers and retailers is quite possible--and one that will demand supply chain agility.
Getting Smart about Artificial Intelligence
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/19/2019   Post a comment
Artificial intelligence (AI) promises huge benefits for manufacturing but almost every business is looking at ways to leverage the technology.
TrueCommerce Datalliance Releases First Platform Update of 2019
EBN Newswire  
4/18/2019   Post a comment
Supply chain software company expands self-service options, more control for customers’ data.
Syncron Continues Year-Over-Year Profitable Growth and Further Enhances Market Leadership
EBN Newswire  
4/18/2019   Post a comment
Manufacturers’ drive to maximizing product uptime and evolving servitization-centered economy fuel a 30 percent year-over-year increase in company’s recurring subscription and support revenue.
Racecars & Printers: My Week at the Additive Manufacturers User Group
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
4/17/2019   Post a comment
I am a fan of additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. I’ve been following this sector for years, watching it develop from a hobbyist tool to a prototype solution, and now to a fully-fledged industrial technology. These developments are due, in no small part, to the companies now participating in the sector that range from small startups to large printer and consumables brands. Earlier this month, I attended the Additive Manufacturers User Group in Chicago, to see the latest and greatest from this fast-moving industry.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Manufacturing Market to See 40%+ Growth to Hit $16 billion by 2025
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
The Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Manufacturing Market to reach US$16 billion by 2025.
Ivalua Announces Search360, Delivering Advanced Cross-Catalog eProcurement Capabilities
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
New capability optimizes the user eprocurement experience and strengthens supplier relationships.
Fast-Growing Startup, LocatorX, Bolsters Leadership Team with Two New Additions
EBN Newswire  
4/11/2019   (1) comment
Newly Appointed CFO, Bruce Candebat, and VP of President & Culture, Mark Malis, to help accelerate growth of Atlanta-based tracking technology company.
7 Charts Map Automation & Manufacturing Outlook
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/11/2019   (1) comment
Is automation killing manufacturing or giving it new life? These charts look at the impact from a variety of angles.
Chatbots: No Longer Just a Buyer Buzzword
Frank Cavallaro  
4/9/2019   Post a comment
Chatbots are a must-have lead generation and customer service tool for supply chain businesses in 2019.
Artificial Intelligence & X-Ray Vision are Superpowers
Bill Cardoso  
4/8/2019   Post a comment
We believe that AI, when combined with other technologies, can be more than a game changer and can result in superpowers.
SiliconExpert and Zuken Team to Deliver Critical Component Data Intelligence to Engineers
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4/5/2019   Post a comment
SiliconExpert has partnered with Zuken, a leading EDA software provider, to deliver critical component information to engineers within their design environment.
Current State of Blockchain & Supply Chain: Promising but Challenging
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/5/2019   Post a comment
If the industry gets it right, blockchain has the potential to be a real asset for the supply chain. However, we're not there yet.
Nano Dimension 3D Prints Side-Mounting Technology onto Circuit Boards
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
Side mounting on PCBs, created by the DragonFly Pro System, adds valuable real estate, allows for more on-board functionality
NetSuite Helps Customers Simplify Global Trade
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
New Global Financial Management and Localizations in Some of the World’s Largest Economies Help Customers Accelerate Growth
HP Propelling Industry to 3D Production
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3/29/2019   Post a comment
HP Inc. will showcase new customers, applications, and technology as it continues leading the industry toward 3D production.
North American Machine Vision Market Grows Nearly 10% in 2018, Hits Record Numbers for Sixth Straight Year
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3/29/2019   Post a comment
2018 AIA statistics show nearly 10 percent growth over 2017, with $2.874 billion in sales.
Supply Chain Roundtable: Better Data Drives Better Decisions
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
3/27/2019   Post a comment
The statement “Better data drives better decisions” may seem simple, but the analogy of “bad data in bad data out” has never been truer, or more significant. After all, we are not looking to collect data for its own sake, we are looking to collect and use data to derive better outcomes.
xR in China Continues Strong Growth: HMD Revenues approach $1 Billion by 2023
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3/25/2019   Post a comment
Intense competition among vendors will be rewarded as consumer and enterprise use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality continue steady growth
42Q Names Rajeev Gollarahalli Chief Business Officer
EBN Newswire  
3/22/2019   Post a comment
Industry Veteran Tapped to Drive Continued Momentum for 42Q’s Cloud-Based Manufacturing Solution
FedEx Partners with Kamen to Deliver AI
Rick Merritt  
3/21/2019   (1) comment
The engineer behind the Segway and First Robotics Competition discusses his team’s current work for FedEx on a delivery robot using neural networks.
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Artificial Intelligence & Manufacturing
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
3/19/2019   Post a comment
It’s hard to imagine a technology likely to have more impact in 2019 than artificial intelligence (AI). It was the talk of the show at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) at the start of January and the debate continued later that month at APEX in San Diego.
Oracle Enhances Cloud SCM Suite with Collaboration & AI Intelligence
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/19/2019   Post a comment
Oracle has upgraded its cloud-based supply chain management and enterprise resource planning offerings by enhancing artificial intelligence and collaboration capabilities.
WorkWave Appoints David Giannetto as Chief Operating Officer
EBN Newswire  
3/18/2019   Post a comment
Experienced leader and visionary to drive growth and enhance operational processes and strategy.
The Robots Have Arrived: You're Fired!
Puga Sankara  
3/15/2019   Post a comment
Make way for the robots--but don't assume they are going to take over the world.
Rapidly Evolving Supply Chain Risk Profile Demands Technology
Rajesh Kalidindi  
3/14/2019   (1) comment
If armed with the right technology, supply chain executives have the opportunity to influence the risk profile of the organization.
What's More Important Than Cost When Implementing An ERP Systems?
Mark Beckner  
3/13/2019   (3) comments
When researching a new ERP systems, usability and costs are often the first considerations. Consider critical back end functions as well. Your goal should be an easy-to-use system that allows for a high level of interaction and customization without the need to hire resources. By keeping these features in mind, you will save time and money, and have a system that will grow with you and your business over time.
ON Semiconductor Hosts 2019 Americas Power Seminars
EBN Newswire  
3/12/2019   (1) comment
Engineers can gain unprecedented access to power experts in all areas of power management, conversion and control.
Unisys to Present at IATA World Cargo Symposium on Importance of Real-Time Data for a Truly Connected Cargo Supply Chain
EBN Newswire  
3/12/2019   Post a comment
Real-time data is fundamental to a connected cargo supply chain to reduce idle time and increase visibility, transparency and security, Unisys to tell global cargo leaders.
5 Ways to Reduce Expensive & Unnecessary Invoice Processing Costs
Aman Mann  
3/8/2019   Post a comment
Automation technology has the capacity to reduce costs and increase efficiency in a number of unexpected ways.
Scout RFP Launches Dynamic Negotiation Analytics to Enable Dynamic Supplier Negotiation
EBN Newswire  
3/5/2019   Post a comment
New Scout DNA Speeds Process to Optimize Vendor Selection and Cost Reduction
Kuebix Provides Solution for the Truckload Capacity Crisis
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3/5/2019   Post a comment
FleetMAX Matches Private Fleet Empty Backhauls with Shipment Opportunities
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: AR Gets Real in Manufacturing
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
2/26/2019   (1) comment
Augmented reality is more than just fun and games. It can add real value in the electronics manufacturing setting.
Supply Chain Cyberthreats Balloon in 2018
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/22/2019   (3) comments
Increasingly, hackers and cyber attackers are looking at the supply chain as a back door into organizational information.
SophiaTX Launches XBRL Solution to Advance Financial Reporting in Malaysia with Blockchain
EBN Newswire  
2/21/2019   (3) comments
Compliant with Malaysian Business Reporting System (MBRS), this solution utilizes the SophiaTX blockchain in order to make businesses' annual financial reporting simpler, faster, and less cumbersome.
Oracle Fortifies its IoT Applications with HERE Location Suite
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2/21/2019   Post a comment
HERE Technologies announced that Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud has integrated the HERE Location Suite into its IoT services.
TrueCommerce Announces Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Advanced Sales, Purchasing and Warehouse Integration
EBN Newswire  
2/21/2019   Post a comment
Complete, cloud-based EDI solution that makes it easy and affordable to comply with customer compliance and fulfillment requirements.
Closed-Loop CAPA: What is the Big Deal?
Ann McGuire  
2/18/2019   (1) comment
A closed-loop CAPA process can impact a person’s life—and our entire public and private systems.
Electronics Supply Chain Roundtable: Create a Manufacturing Ecosystem
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
2/13/2019   (2) comments
Connected factories are one thing, but what about a connected manufacturing ecosystem? Surely more value can be delivered when many sites share data to drive best-in-class performance and global improvements. And what about the idea of crowdsourced anonymized data being used across the industry to improve performance throughout the value chain?
Jaggaer Introduces the Jaggaer ONE Unified Platform for Comprehensive Spend Management
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2/8/2019   Post a comment
Jaggaer announces the Jaggaer ONE Platform as the cornerstone of its spend management solutions suite.
A New Logistics Labeling Solution Is Here to Change the Industry: Up to 40% Lower Costs, Increased Productivity, and Improved Sustainability, All in One.
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2/5/2019   Post a comment
This innovative technology is a unique labeling solution in the industry comprised of only one printer and one continuous label roll designed to produce variable length logistics labels, on demand.
Use Social Media to Enhance Supply Chain Transparency
Frank Cavallaro  
2/5/2019   (1) comment
Customers want transparency of supply chain through social media.
Automate 2019 Announces Conference Sessions, Certifications Opportunities
EBN Newswire  
1/31/2019   Post a comment
Sessions support manufacturers, integrators and those seeking professional certifications to learn how to solve real-world challenges that make them more competitive.
SophiaTX Launches Blockchain Academy
EBN Newswire  
1/31/2019   Post a comment
SophiaTX is proud to announce the launch of their Blockchain Academy.
WorkWave Launches New Unified User Interface for WorkWave Route Manager
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1/31/2019   Post a comment
WorkWave Route Manager’s new unified user interface combines route planning and GPS tracking into one view, while providing real-time insight with the Navigo toolbar
RIA & Pittsburgh Robotics Network Establish Partnership
EBN Newswire  
1/24/2019   Post a comment
Organizations to collaborate on promoting work of Pittsburgh robotics companies across the nation.
Boom: Top 10 CES Takeaways in the Age of Data
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
1/24/2019   (2) comments
CES offers a glimpse into the future of technology. If you didn't get to the show, this slideshow will give you a glimpse at some of the hottest trends for future.
Jabil Launches Materials Innovation Center for Additive Manufacturing
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/22/2019   (2) comments
Jabil has introduced a solution for creating, integrating and validating custom engineered materials for additive manufacturing to help 3D printing emerge as a useful manufacturing technology.
JDA & Panasonic Partner to Co-Innovate on Integrated Digital Supply Chain Technology Solutions
EBN Newswire  
1/18/2019   (2) comments
Global leaders combine leadership in software and hardware technologies to co-develop solutions that optimize factory, warehouse and retail digital supply chain operations.
AI in 2019: Start Small, Win Big
Antony Bourne  
1/14/2019   (4) comments
Artificial intelligence will shape manufacturing in the year to come.
SAP Launches Customer Initiative Focused on the Intelligent Supply Chain for Assets
EBN Newswire  
1/11/2019   Post a comment
SAP announced the intelligent supply chain for its assets customer initiative, which will connect SAP and its industry-leading customers to transform businesses in supply chain planning and asset management.
BlueGrace Logistics Unveils New Features to BlueShip TMS Software
EBN Newswire  
1/11/2019   (1) comment
New user-friendly platform improves transparency and data tracking to optimize freight spend.
3 Critical New Year's Resolutions for Manufacturing
Srivats Ramaswami  
1/11/2019   (3) comments
Here are a few New Year’s Resolutions to consider to help manufacturers lay out priorities and plans for the year ahead.
Total Visibility: The Missing Link in the Supply Chain
Richard Howells  
1/10/2019   (5) comments
The main challenge in the supply chain is knowing what to do with that data sensors provide, and how to make actionable sense of it.
EBN@C-Level: Sourceability Offers Alternative to Traditional Electronics Distribution
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/9/2019   (7) comments
We sat down with founder and CEO of Sourceability Jens Gamperl to talk about how his company is developing a new distribution model that focuses on being a technology platform.
5 Key Elements Driving Digital Transformation in Manufacturing
Ray Watson  
1/2/2019   (4) comments
A handful of steps can take your organization successfully into the new industrial age.
Cloned ICs: Better Specs Than Authentics
Martin Rowe  
12/27/2018   (1) comment
Tests by SMT Corp. show that some cloned ICs actually perform better than authentic parts, at least on some parameters. Would you use a cloned part where authentic parts are no longer in production?
Building the Early Supply Chain Path to 5G
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/19/2018   (2) comments
Although it may be months or even years before 5G takes its place in the market, it’s not too early to start to get the supply chain prepared. Building the right supplier relationships and talent pool are critical.
5 Drivers Accelerating Digital Transformation & Innovation
Courtney Ryan  
12/18/2018   (3) comments
Transformative digital technologies are poised to forever change how products are designed, made and delivered to customers around the world. There’s strong probability that the following five drivers will play critical roles.
Order Processing Automation Brings Good Cheer to Electronics Market
Steve Smith  
12/12/2018   Post a comment
It’s a mad dash to get orders out, shipped, and under the tree in time for Christmas morning. A breakdown at any point in the supply chain can mean the loss of revenue, customers and business reputations.
Supply Chains, Manufacturing & Tech: The Year of Adapt or Die
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
12/11/2018   (1) comment
Next month brings a slew of conferences that will lay out the biggest manufacturing, supply chain and technology trends. These events point to some understanding about where the industry will go this year.
Navigating Headwinds in the Global Supply Chain
Graham Scott  
12/10/2018   Post a comment
Electronics buyers, suppliers. and the customers they serve are facing turbulent times. We need to change along with them or face potential business disruptions.
Not in My Back Office: A Study in Expense Report Fraud
Josephine McCann  
12/7/2018   Post a comment
Organizations can save money by locking down expense report fraud--and some industries have more to worry about than average.
Procurement & Digitalization: Smart CPOs Blaze a Trail
Marcell Vollmer  
12/4/2018   (1) comment
Ready or not, digitalization is upon us and the procurement department and its leadership has a huge role to play.
Get to the Top-Tier of IoT Security
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/3/2018   Post a comment
More connected devices translate into a massive threat service that hackers can leverage to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and other threats.
Supply Chain Hungry for Legal Tool Innovation
Puga Sankara  
11/30/2018   (2) comments
Much in the legal and financial world remains constant, but technology tools can provide ways of doing things in innovative ways.
4 Strategies to Help Consumer OEMs Win the Microbrand Revolution
Madhav Durbha  
11/29/2018   Post a comment
Consumer electroncics OEMs can help ensure success by borrowing strategies successfully leveraged by direct-to-consumer retailers.
Fires, Floods, Earthquakes: Manage Disruptions with an AI-Enabled Business Network
Mark Morley  
11/27/2018   Post a comment
Natural disasters can upend the supply chain, but the right technology tools can help.
Black Friday Promises Good Things for Electronics OEMs
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/23/2018   (1) comment
Electronics are a popular purchases on Black Friday--here's a look at some of the statistics behind the holiday.
Expect Accountability from Supply Chain Operators & Partners
Puga Sankara  
11/16/2018   (1) comment
A recent wedding trip made me think about some one of the biggest complexities of moving products around the supply chain.
Unwrap the Perfect Supply Chain Gift
Gary M. Barraco  
11/12/2018   Post a comment
Disruptive technologies, increasing trade regulations, and the breakneck speed of customer demand are pushing companies to rethink their processes and technology for the holidays and beyond.
U.S. Product Demand & Manufacturing Expansion Hit Downward Spiral
Barbara Jorgensen  
11/7/2018   Post a comment
Trade tensions, transportation shortages, and decreased demand dogged U.S. manufacturers as domestic factory dipped for the sixth straight month . in a row, according to the PMI Index.
A Dynamic Duo: Building an Integrated Sales & Operations Planning Process
Amit Sikka  
11/5/2018   (3) comments
By taking an integrated sales and operations planning approach, companies can improve their financials, optimize the total product cost and minimize supply risks.
Supply Chain Blockchain Builds Transparency & Trust
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
11/2/2018   (2) comments
Blockchain benefits to supply chain are clear: transparency, security, traceability and more. Here's a look at the current state of the technology.
Ownership Is Everything: The Data Integrous System of Record
Puga Sankara  
10/26/2018   Post a comment
Data integrity is key to success. Here's a look at how to think about the topic.
Supply Chain Innovation Continues, But Slowly
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/19/2018   (1) comment
Organizations are optimistic about the promise of supply chain technology but implementation and adoption are slow.
Unlock IIoT Value Through Service Assurance in Manufacturing Plants
Eileen Haggerty  
10/15/2018   Post a comment
With manufacturing so heavily reliant on IT service delivery, and the coordination of the entire process from production through sales and service to billing, it’s crucial that the availability of these services is assured through IIoT.
Setting Up for Success: 4 Vital Metrics for Digital Transformation
Earl van As  
10/10/2018   (2) comments
Digitization requires businesses to pre-empt disruption and build transformation into their business model using good metrics in order to stay ahead.
OEMs Should Care: Looking at Aftermarket Engagement
Vivek Joshi  
10/9/2018   Post a comment
OEMs can boost revenues in big ways by generating continuing business after a customer makes a purchase.
project44 Extends Advanced Visibility Platform with New Truckload Capabilities
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10/5/2018   Post a comment
New features enable organizations to greatly improve customer service and efficiencies.
DMG Blockchain to Develop Blockchain Solutions for Global Supply Chain Management
EBN Newswire  
10/5/2018   (2) comments
Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chains Will Enforce Compliance, Provenance, and Quality Control for Regulated Products Including Pharmaceuticals
IoT of Octoberfest: Beer Company Toasts Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/5/2018   (1) comment
A small brewing company can teach electronics OEMs a lesson about blockchain.
Creative Electron Adds AI to TruView Parts Counter
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10/3/2018   Post a comment
The software team at Creative Electron, led by CTO Anh Nguyen, has developed a custom AI engine that adds features like incorrect label, missing components and counterfeit detection making the “TruView Parts Counter AI” not only the fastest and most accurate, but now the smartest!
Spurred by Digital Transformation and Smart Technologies, Blockchain Revenues to Hit US$10.6 Billion by 2023
Latest Research  
10/3/2018   (1) comment
ABI Research forecasts over US$10.6 billion in software and services revenue for all combined markets globally by 2023.
Augmented Reality Enables Next-Level Supply Chain Visualization
Mark Morley  
10/2/2018   (1) comment
Today IoT, AI, drones, 3D printing, blockchain, and augmented reality (AR) are all jostling for the attention of CIO budgets. Let’s see how augmented reality could impact tomorrow’s supply chains.
6 Ways Automation Solutions Streamline Electronics Supply Chains
Steve Smith  
10/1/2018   Post a comment
Automation solutions essentially streamline supply chain operations, making them more efficient, faster, and less costly.
Case in Point: Real Insights from an IoT Pilot in a Distribution Center
Puga Sankara  
9/28/2018   Post a comment
An IoT deployment in a distribution center can teach everybody some good lessons.
4 Factors to Consider When Optimizing the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/28/2018   Post a comment
Organizations can must implement strategic, innovative and customer-centric models to compete in today’s global market. This infographic shows the path forward.
Catch the Boon of the WMS Domino Effect
Eric Allais  
9/27/2018   Post a comment
A WMS can have a positive ripple effect over an entire organization, from human resources to the C-suite. It’s time to make the domino effect work for your organization.
EBN@C-Level: Fitbit Leverages Supply Chain to Make Everyone Healthier
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/26/2018   Post a comment
We sat down with Kevin Purser, head of global supply chain sourcing & procurement at Fitbit to find out about the company’s supply chain strategy.
The Perils of Poor Accounting Information
Raef Lawson  
9/25/2018   (1) comment
Tremendous changes have taken place in the business environment during the past fifty years. Meanwhile, the managerial costing practices followed by many organizations today are little different than they were fifty years ago.
Good Things Come in Small Packages: A Capacitor Technology Update
Daniel West  
9/19/2018   Post a comment
Electronic components such as capacitors, resistors, diodes, and RF filters are getting smaller and better thanks to a number of scientific and technical advances.
Seed River Announces Strategic Engagement with AON3D
EBN Newswire  
9/18/2018   Post a comment
Montreal‐based startup brings economies and innovation to industrial 3D printing.
Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching Helps Freight Brokers Address Tight Transportation Capacity Market
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2018   Post a comment
Descartes Systems Group announced that it has successfully deployed its advanced capacity matching solution, Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching, with several freight brokers.
EBN@C-Level: Industry Veteran Offers Snapshot of High-Tech Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/12/2018   (3) comments
We sat down with Akhil Oltikar, co-founder and CEO of Omnics, which makes supply chain planning solutions, to talk about the ins and outs of the shifting supply chain landscape.
Blockchain & the Big Supply Chain Infrastructure Puzzle
Pratik Soni  
9/11/2018   (3) comments
Blockchain presents a radical, new way to tie everything in the global electronics supply chain together.
OnRobot Launches Quick Changer, the Industry's Lightest, Most Compact Robotics Tool Changer
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9/7/2018   Post a comment
With Quick Changer, any operator can change the end-of-arm tooling on collaborative robots in a few seconds. Introduced next week at IMTS in Chicago, the new 200 g (7 oz.) tool changer is fully compliant with the ISO 9409-1 robot flange standard.




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EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.