2018 STEP Ahead Award Nominations Open

WASHINGTON  The Manufacturing Institute is pleased to announce that the 2018 STEP Ahead Award nominations are open. The STEP Ahead initiative was designed to showcase the impact of women in manufacturing to help attract and retain the talent manufacturers need to succeed. This national honor identifies the best of the best women in manufacturing, and…

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Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Partners with TSC Advantage to Address Supply Chain Cyber Risk

Chicago, IL – The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) announced a new partnership with TSC Advantage to address the increasing cybersecurity risks to companies posed by the growing move to digital solutions and resulting third-party access to corporate assets. As supply chain management changes, numerous regulators now require companies of all sizes to…

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Stibo Systems Delivers Deeper Insights, Unmatched Efficiency & Improved Ease of Use With Latest Version Of Step Trailblazer

Atlanta, GA – Stibo Systems, a global leader in data management solutions,announced the immediate availability of STEP Trailblazer 8.2, the latest version of its award-winning Master Data Management (MDM) solution. STEP 8.2 includes a wealth of new functionality that makes deeper insights more readily accessible, the interface more usable and actionable and business processes and workflows…

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Resilinc Awarded Patent for Supply Chain Risk Analytics & Vulnerability Maps

Resilinc Corporation announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted their patent for analyzing supply chain vulnerability metrics such as risk score and impact and presenting it via interactive maps and dashboards, using supplier intelligence collected via an efficient and networked solution and platform. The patent and trademark office recognized Resilinc’s unique…

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Flexible Electronics Give OEMs Room to Move

Researchers and manufacturers of flexible and printed materials have envisioned a future where flexible electronics have multiple applications. The first expected commercial applications coming into the market include smartphones, tablets, TV screens, wearables, and bio-sensors. However, the electronics supply chain can also expect to see organic transistors and organic semiconductors in the mix in a…

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Industrial Internet Consortium & Edge Computing Consortium Sign MoU

NEEDHAM, MA –  The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and the Edge Computing Consortium (ECC), a world leading organization driving edge computing industry development in the Internet of Things (IoT) area, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to partner on shared…

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Price Hikes Drive Improved Semiconductor Forecasts

Electronic component suppliers have been complaining for years about eroding prices. With many types components currently in short supply, prices have finally begun to tick up. But are any of these price hikes sustainable? Typically, the answer is “no.” A continual stream of better-smaller-faster components exerts downward price pressure on older-generation products. However, one research…

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