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Featured Industry Tradeshows/Events

See what MRO and plant engineering events are headed your way. Facilities America 2000October 14 - 18America's CenterSt. Louis, MO At AFE's national conference and exhibition, MRO professionals will be provided with the information they need to do their jobs more effectively and meet the facility challenges of tomorrow. The educational sessions are designed to meet a multitude of needs:...

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Be Ready: All Companies Need an Equipment Maintenance Action Plan

Preventive maintenance can substantially lower costs by being proactive rather than reactive. For many industrial companies routine equipment maintenance is an accepted and necessary aspect of business; an economically sound measure that reduces the chances of on-site equipment failure and extends the service life of equipment and machines. The money ultimately saved by preventive maintenance...

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The Buyer's Side: Perspectives from Burlington Industries

Advances in e-commerce are bringing purchasing to the next level by bridging the gap between buyers and sellers. Find out how one company is pooling its resources together. For years it has been said that computers are going to take over the world. It is virtually impossible to exist without a computer. If there is not one in your home there is a good chance that one is used at work. It is...

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New Technologies Accelerating E-Commerce Capabilities

As the technology behind the internet evolves, businesses find themselves able to provide more to their customers at a reduced cost. Rapidly Growing e-commerce Technology Promises to Boost Business Dramatically in the Next Few Years With the rising importance of e-commerce, many industrial companies both large and small are investing their resources to enhance the technology behind it. These...

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Benefits of Maximizing Supply Chain Communication

Both buyers and suppliers are working to change existing practices to improve the supply chain. Read what improvements are being made to strengthen existing links. Motorola is making efforts to improve their supply chain. In order to identify the weak spots in the supply chain, they invite supplier feedback using a rating sheet, which the suppliers can use to grade the different attributes of the...

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Brittany Henneberry

Brittany Henneberry is an Associate Technical Editor at Thomas, a Xometry company. She is a proud recipient of Xometry's 2021 Founders Award. Her work has been referenced by Scientific American and Quartz, as well as in several academic papers. In addition to her articles on Thomas and Xometry, she has written an eBook on public procurement available both on Thomasnet.com and Amazon. Ms....

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