The Balancing Act: 3 Strategies to Simultaneously Achieve Safety and Productivity Goals

2018-03-22T17:08:37+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk|

A recent report revealed that some manufacturing leaders prioritize productivity over safety because they view safety guidelines as a productivity disruptor. Workplace safety should never be disregarded, so what can you do to keep safety on top of everyone's mind? Here are several ways create a safety culture while maintaining high productivity levels.

Greenfield Investments in the US: 3 Hurdles Manufacturers Need to Hop for Success

2018-02-15T19:32:33+00:00 By |Cost Containment & Lean Operating, Safety, Compliance & Risk|

Greenfield investments can be an attractive opportunity for companies based in other countries, but when they make the shift to manufacturing in the United States, they might encounter some hurdles. Here are three common hurdles, and three leaps, or strategies for overcoming them.

Critical Safety Metrics You Should be Tracking

2018-01-26T22:07:48+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk|

If you’re looking to improve workplace safety, or the way you track it, try implementing a safety scorecard within your organization. To get you started, we created a generic template that includes common safety performance metrics that can be easily tailored to fit your specific safety goals.

3 Ways That Hackers Can Hijack Your Industrial Robots

2018-01-04T19:58:48+00:00 By |Safety, Compliance & Risk, Technology, Reporting & Analytics|

Industrial robots can increase productivity and the quality of work produced by your operation. However, as these machines become further integrated into business networks, they could be exposed to hackers. How might cybercriminals take advantage of your robots, and what can you do about it?