Big Data, Not Big Easy: Overcoming New Challenges in Factory Maintenance Technology

Utilization of big data and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the industry’s most forward-thinking companies upgrading not only their facilities, but the technology used…

What to Know About Predictive Maintenance and Food Processing

Food processing involves ensuring equipment maintenance meets safety standards while keeping up with growth. New approaches like predictive maintenance can evolve your factory maintenance processes…

3 Efficiency Perks of Using MRO Best Practices

When you explore how to improve efficiency in your manufacturing, what areas of operation come to mind first? Many of your fellow manufacturing leaders may…

Managed Service Provider Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Managed IT services have long been considered a low-value “commodity”—a necessity with offerings identical across providers. But this perception is changing, and managed service providers…

The Skills Gap and Manufacturing’s Evolving Workforce

It’s no surprise to industry insiders that manufacturing facilities have changed. No longer the dark and dirty caverns of Rust Belt glory days, today’s factories…

Industrial Parts: Is Replace vs. Repair the right decision?

Americans love anything that’s new. There’s an inherent appeal to the latest thing, from the hottest movie to the most recent health trend. We check…

CEO Jeff Owens Elected to Westminster College Board of Trustees

Fulton, MO – May 9, 2018  Jeff Owens ’87 of Peoria, Illinois, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  Owens…

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