9 Under 30 Supply Chain Pros Saving Millions for High-Tech Employers

Millennials want to make a difference … that’s the conventional wisdom about the workers taking their place in the high-tech industry currently. It’s more than just a wish in some cases. There are many shining stars bringing skills and attitudes to bear early in their supply chain careers in ways that make huge and measurable…

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Buyers Forecast 6.6% Revenue Growth and Price Increases in 2018

Purchasing managers for the manufacturing industries in the U.S. expect growth will continue throughout the remainder of 2018. Sixty-two percent of the respondents to the Institute For Supply Management’s Semiannual Economic Forecast expect their revenue in 2018 will be 11.6 percent higher than in 2017; the industry will average 6.6 percent growth. In fact, every…

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Manufacturers Early Adopters of AI-enabled IoT in Malaysia, Says GlobalData

Manufacturing in Malaysia is embracing ‘Industry 4.0’, which involves the integration of digital and physical technologies to improve business processes, operations, productivity, growth and innovation. Unlike previous eras, ‘Industry 4.0’ looks to create new business models and enhance existing ones, says leading data and analytics company GlobalData.    According to the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM),…

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Newly Formed Chinese Trusted Blockchain Alliance Names SAP as Vice Chair

WALLDORF  — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the Chinese Trusted Blockchain Alliance has appointed SAP as vice chair to deepen the integration of blockchain across industries. The joint initiative of companies and research institutions seeks to facilitate co-innovation, advance blockchain standards and increase international cooperation. The alliance was established with the support of the Chinese…

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STMicroelectronics Sets the Stage for a More Connected World at IoT World 2018 Santa Clara Convention Hall, Booth #504

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) will exhibit its latest semiconductor solutions for the Internet of Things at IoT World 2018, May 14-17, Santa Clara, CA. The “Internet of Things” (IoT) is infrastructure that will connect billions of “smart” things, allowing them to communicate with each other using the nearly ubiquitous Internet Protocol technology and Cloud Computing. From…

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ERA Announces 2019 Conference Committee

he Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced the appointment of the chair, vice chair and members of the committee tasked with the development of its 50th Anniversary Management and Marketing Conference program, scheduled Feb. 24-26, 2019, at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas. The chair of the committee is John Hutson, CPMR, of MacInnis…

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