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Fifteen years ago, Micron Manufacturing Co. made a bold gamble. The Walker-based manufacturer invested substantial resources into replacing more than 60 lathes and other outdated equipment with 19 state-of-the-art CNC lathes featuring autonomous capabilities. At the time, the new automation equipment was relatively unknown, and represented a big step toward what company executives thought would be the future of manufacturing for their business.

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Thursday, 08 February 2018 08:22

Manufacturing Survey: Automation

MiBiz and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center West (MMTC-West) would like to hear your thoughts, strategies and concerns related to manufacturing automation..

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Smaller manufacturers in West Michigan enjoy a general perception that their businesses are low on the totem pole when it comes to software hacking, phishing, malware and ransomware attacks.

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Sunday, 08 February 2015 23:20

10 essential elements of a safe workplace

As a first step in building a safer, healthier work environment, the 10 essential elements outlined here will provide a basis on which to develop a comprehensive Injury and Illness Prevention Program. These programs not only save lives, but also increase morale, productivity and save business costs.

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