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Retelling the Story of Manufacturing : Modern Machine Shop

Metrology holds a clue to how the story of manufacturing can be retold along bold new lines, says Ola Rollén, president and CEO of Hexagon. In his keynote address at the recent HxGN Live event, he made the point that, in manufacturing, dimensional measurement data have to be part of the total process narrative—from beginning to end. …more....

Puzzling Over Performance? | NIST MEP

In a recent post, I examined the differences in productivity across small and large manufacturing firms and noted that there were differences across manufacturers in terms of size, but it is also clear from the literature that productivity differs across companies even in the same industry.