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  • Business Intelligence General

    Energy distribution without a control cabinet

    March 1, 2020 by Wieland Electric

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: Wieland. Q&A with Meinrad Braun, product manager, powerbus systems at Wieland Electric. Q. The major trends in machine building are digitization, modularization, and decentralization. What role does installation without a control cabinet play in

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    ERP: Why cloud-first doesn’t mean cloud-only

    February 27, 2020 by JP van Loggerenberg, Chief Technology Officer, SYSPRO

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: SYSPRO. Consider where your software should run – in the cloud, on-premise or combine them. Today manufacturing is being transformed rapidly by changes in information and communication technology (ICT), artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, cyber-physical

  • Business Intelligence General Production Technology

    Linear & Rittal: Blazing a trail through the automation industry

    February 20, 2020 by Rittal

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: Rittal. Partners work together to ensure customers get the best solution for their needs. Linear Transfer Automation, Inc. has been the backbone of the metal-forming and stamping automation industry landscape for a long time,

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    The seven sins of digital transformation implementation failure

    January 28, 2020 by Steve Bassaw, product manager, SYSPRO Canada

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: SYSPRO Canada Industry 4.0 may be new to your organization, but there’s a very good chance similar projects have been successfully deployed by others. As your manufacturing firm seeks to diversify, improve operational efficiencies

  • Business Intelligence General

    Creativity and connectivity through cool urban spaces

    January 20, 2020 by Rittal

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: A developer of distinctive urban work and data centre spaces in Canada’s major cities provides distinctive environments for creativity and connectivity. The company was known initially for its leading role in the emergence of

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    Why use a custom gear reducer?

    November 29, 2019 by eMotors Direct

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: What you need to know when designing a gearmotor solution in five easy steps A gear reducer is a way to increase the torque and reduce the speed of a motor. However, there are

  • Business Intelligence Technology

    Seven steps to build your Industry 4.0 strategy and roadmap

    November 25, 2019 by SYSPRO Canada

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Put a strategy in place to successfully deploy your first initiative As a manufacturer, you have grasped the basics and have a clear understanding of how important digital transformation and Industry 4.0 is to

  • Business Intelligence General

    Canadian SMEs remain nimble in the face of change

    November 25, 2019 by Paul Roman

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: American Express SME Pulse Survey shows small and medium-sized enterprises are adapting to disruption and economic uncertainty Canadian business owners continuously face big challenges, from rapidly changing international trade policies, to evolving industry and

  • Business Intelligence General

    Manufacturing in a connected world

    November 11, 2019 by Steve Bassaw, Product Manager

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: The four design principles of Industry 4.0 In a recent survey, 70% of manufacturers said they expect new competitors from other industries to leverage Industry 4.0 to enter their markets, while 90% believe that

  • Business Intelligence Business Operations General

    Get off the paper

    November 1, 2019 by Mike Spiess

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Why it’s important to adopt digital business tools Business owners in the manufacturing sector can pride themselves in handling much of the business in traditional ways. They still write and mail cheques, may keep

  • Business Intelligence General

    End-to-end automation within your walls

    October 25, 2019 by Rittal

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Rittal and EPLAN provide a solution for North American automation systems integrators A&E Engineering Inc. is an automation systems integrator that helps clients across a wide range of industries solve their automation challenges and

  • Business Intelligence General

    Yes, a bank can assist

    October 1, 2019 by Mike Spiess

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: How partnering with a bank helps the manufacturing sector Where do you go when you need extra help with your business? Have you considered your bank? It may seem like an odd approach to

  • Business Intelligence General

    Traceability in a connected world: Whitepaper

    September 23, 2019 by SYSPRO Canada

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: The tech-shift in food and beverage manufacturing Canadian manufacturers are waking to the fact that traceability is no longer a competitive advantage – it’s now a requirement. The Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry

  • Business Intelligence Business Operations

    All business is global: Stop losing on currency exchanges

    September 1, 2019 by Mike Spiess

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: A cash management strategy covers the various currencies and foreign markets that affect your business. Even if you’re a locally-owned company, your business interests don’t stay local for very long. Anyone who has spent

  • Business Intelligence General

    Nourishing a growing world

    September 1, 2019 by Rittal

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Crop nutrition has a vital role, backed by Saskatchewan’s potash mines and Rittal’s HD enclosures The United Nations estimates that world population will climb from 7 billion to 9 billion by 2050. This means