Category Archive: Return on Investment

Jun 07 2017

Collaborative robots are making automation possible for SMEs (Part 2)

This is the second of a 2-part series addressing the impact of adopting collaborative robots in the SME manufacturing environment.  Previously, we saw that collaborative robots (cobots) were innovative robots that could collaborate with workers in a shared workspace, instead of being confined behind fences. We also discovered that they were a good fit for …

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Jul 26 2016

The secret to MES success: Learn from experience

Why do some MES initiatives succeed more than others? This is an important question for manufacturers who are thinking of investing in IT systems that (they hope) will improve profitability.

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Sep 17 2015

Why Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore Digital Transformation

Here are five reasons why embracing a digital transformation is in the best interest of every manufacturer.

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Aug 13 2015

Is Bigger Better? How to Get More ROI on Manufacturing Machinery

Does size matter, when it comes down to manufacturing equipment? This post takes a look at how to evaluate ROI on larger machinery on the shop floor.

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Jul 30 2015

Top 10 ROI Metrics to Justify an EAM/CMMS

Maintaining asset uptime is key to ensuring business success and maximizing return on investment. Here are 10 ROI metrics that help justify investment in a maintenance management program.

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