December 2023

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The manufacturing workforce, by the numbers

Dec. 20, 2023
Data showing ongoing labor shortage reflects need to attract, retain workers.
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Plastics processors should consider these New Year's resolutions

Dec. 19, 2023
Getting a handle on loose pellets, your ESG policies and your data can help you grow your business in 2024.
Artec 3D

Artec 3D scanner offers larger field of view, improved accuracy

Dec. 14, 2023
The Micro II automates three-axis scanning, and its four 13-megapixel cameras offer twice the accuracy of the scanner's predecessor.
L&L Products

Labor shortage underscores importance of retention

Dec. 13, 2023
Workplace culture, perks help companies keep employees.
Charles Ross & Son Co.

Ross Ribbon Blenders offer safe, efficient powder blending

Dec. 13, 2023
New Model 42N-18SS blender has unique operator access and safety features.

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Sesotec Varisort+ Flex offers improved detection

Dec. 12, 2023
The four models in the line employ up to three sensors to sort by color, metal and polymer types.
Pittsfield Plastics Engineering LLC

Pittsfield Plastics finds success with people-first approach

Dec. 11, 2023
HR experts say recognition of workforce's importance is critical as labor challenges persist.
Molds & Tooling

Haas kit makes cobot cell portable

Dec. 11, 2023
The kit comes with a Haas HC10 six-axis cobot, part table with templates, adjustable pedestal, dual pneumatic grippers, part-flip station and light curtain system.
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag
Injection Molding

Sumitomo functionality makes processing recyclate easier

Dec. 8, 2023
The company's activeMeltControl will help its all-electric injection molding machines more effectively process recycled-content material.
Additive Manufacturing

Markforged FX10 prints strong, high-quality parts

Dec. 7, 2023
The fused-filament-fabrication printer is precise, repeatable and twice as fast as the company's X7.
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Age differences demand next-gen approach from employers

Dec. 7, 2023
HR experts advise companies to be sensitive to younger workers' different expectations and attitudes.