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Manufacturing Wastes 10% Of The Global GDP Every Year. Here’s Why.

Scrap, rework, and slow failure analysis loops are just the beginning of the manufacturing waste caused by inefficiencies – and Industry 4.0 alone doesn't solve it.

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Manufacturing automation and AI might be here, but Industry 4.0 is still far off

Adoption of automation technology is lagging across the manufacturing space, and the problem stems from misaligned incentives for both factories and brands. Learn how Instrumental and Teradyne overcome these hurdles to help spread smart manufacturing.

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The 7 Problems Manufacturers Will Need To Solve To Move Their Supply Chains Out Of China

With tariffs on the horizon, consumer electronics companies debate moving their supply chains out of China. From sourcing operators, to capital equipment costs, manufacturing companies face complex issues that may result in product release delays this holiday season.

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Made in China? Three trends driving electronics manufacturing in 2019

The very nature of manufacturing itself is shifting, driven by technology, changing attitudes, and U.S. tariffs on goods made in China.

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Five factors putting pressure on manufacturers to do better (Video)

Earlier in November, Anna spoke at ID Tech Ex 2018. Here's a reprise of her talk on why it's actually gotten harder to build great products, and what to do about it.

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When factories have a choice between robots and people, it’s best to start with people

Nothing destroys productivity on a development line like automated equipment.

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Instrumental Hardware Omnibus 2017

Top ten Instrumental articles for hardware folks from 2017.

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8 tipping points that will determine when the robots will arrive

We check in on the key elements that are driving automation in electronics manufacturing.

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