How 3D Printing Can Revolutionize Marketing

3D printing has made its mark on numerous industries in the past decade, from manufacturing to healthcare to engineering. In fact, 3D printing, also known as additive printing, is becoming so popular that it’s expected to become a $34.8 billion industry by 2026. Unfortunately, up till now,…


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Fanless Cooling: How It Works and Why You Need It

Thermal engineers are truly the unsung heroes of the modern digital age. Without them, the machines we rely on for many aspects of our lives, from massive supercomputers to medical cart computers, simply would not function. That’s why on July 24th, traditionally one of the hottest days of the…


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The Technology Behind Your Favorite Chocolate Treats

It is estimated that people across the globe consume nearly 7.2 million metric tons of chocolate each year. That’s over two pounds (almost a kilogram) of chocolate for every single person on Earth. It’s easy to understand why. With its unique combination of rich flavor compounds, fats, and…


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How Rugged Industrial Tablets Streamline Logistics

Though it often gets overlooked in our day-to-day lives, logistics – or the systems that move goods and materials from place to place – is essentially the economy’s operating system. After all, the logistics industry is responsible for ensuring the goods we consume every day are in the…


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How Industry 4.0 Can Make HVAC Factory Friendly

Many people see being an HVAC (short for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) technician the same way they see being a plumber – a blue-collar trade for people looking for a career path that doesn’t require a college degree. In reality, just like plumbing, HVAC is a complex and…


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Industry 4.0 & the Next Generation of Manufacturing Workers

Millennials, am I right? These kids with their safe spaces and avocado toast, when will they learn that the world… Just kidding! Had you going there for a second. In actuality, the oldest millennials are turning 40, and the rest are in their thirties or late 20s by now. Many of the youngest…


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Industrial Computers and the Future of Sustainability

While the upheaval caused by COVID-19 has understandably dominated global attention for the past year and a half, it has distracted from another long-simmering crisis: climate change. The pandemic will subside, but our impact on the environment will remain. It’s easy to pay lip service to…


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How To Make Physical Inventory Counts Less Painful

Anyone who has ever worked in or just been inside of a warehouse should be able to understand why the prospect of physical entry counts strike fear in the heart of almost every warehouse worker. Manually counting and cataloging what seems like countless items is a process prone to errors, which…


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iPad vs Rugged Tablet – Which Device Wins on the Manufacturing Floor?

It may not seem like a fair comparison to pit a common iPad against a Rugged Industrial Tablet, but with the prevalence of handheld devices in the manufacturing industry, it’s important to know what your tech can do.  The major differences lie in the physical durability of each device, the…


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Avoiding 4 Common Digital Transformation Obstacles

While the fourth industrial revolution began an entire decade before the COVID-19 pandemic, the spread of the virus has only accelerated the changes this revolution has been promising. Manufacturers across the globe have been forced to find ways to maintain productivity in the face of lockdown…


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