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In just over a generation, the agriculture sector has transformed almost beyond recognition. By leveraging advances in mechanization, automation, and data-driven processes, this sector, which employs less than 2% of the American population, and its allied industries add over $1 trillion to the U.S. economy every year. Changing trends in agricultural equipment are a major part of this story. As we...

A world where robots routinely mingle among humans may seem like a scene from the far future. In reality, however, robots are already affecting many facets of our lives. Robots perform many tasks once handled by human workers, especially in the industrial manufacturing and commercial industries. Robots take on many dangerous and repetitive tasks in these settings. Robots’ tasks are often aimed...

Conveyor systems have enhanced the way manufacturers move materials at each stage of production for well over a century. Primitive 19the century conveyor belts that moved massive coal and ore loads paved the way for today’s whisper-quiet, super-efficient models.  While modern conveyors still transport raw materials and industrial goods, companies today also trust the capabilities of conveyor technology to handle complex...

On Tuesday, President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act, a wartime authority that allows him to direct and ramp up industry production of critical equipment to confront the spiraling coronavirus pandemic and crisis. NAI produces subcomponent interconnects for many of the equipment and device manufacturers falling within this critical supply category and who are impacted by these actions.   We find ourselves in...

This is an exciting time for the oil and gas field equipment industry. Prices are stable and energy demand is increasing. The global market for oilfield services was $250 billion in 2018, and projections predict this market to reach $330 billion by 2026.  The market for shale gas processing equipment is growing at a CAGR of 14.8% and is projected to reach...

As we move into the next decade, it’s a good time to take stock of emerging trends in construction equipment. For the past several years, industry professionals have focused on making construction equipment greener and more efficient than before. But the real revolution is in the way professionals use the equipment: From automation to sharing to modular construction, industry professionals use...

5G technology is coming. It promises to manage data at a speed that could unleash an array of startling possibilities on unsuspecting corporations, facilities, and people. But is all the hype real? Will 5G revolutionize the world as touted, or will it just give us speedier video downloads and smoother Netflix experiences? Communication technology companies seem to believe in 5G's potential....

Today's global businesses demand faster, more secure and larger capacity communication systems for their network operations. Fiber optic technology is expected to play a major part in this growth. A Research and Markets study determined that the compound annual growth rate for the fiber optic market could reach 8.5 percent by 2025, meaning more industries will be looking to the...

PROBLEM A mining control company could not build harnesses and assemble enclosures internally as well as an outside interconnect supplier with experience in making rugged assemblies for hazardous environments. SOLUTION Outsource to a leading interconnect supplier to achieve better quality, reduced lead times and other benefits by sourcing components with global procurement resources. BACKGROUND As a worldwide designer and manufacturer of custom interconnect solutions,...

Today's innovations in industrial automation are largely focused on interconnectivity. Powerful new technologies provide industry professionals with unprecedented abilities to "see" what is happening and respond in real-time. New tech is being developed for training, to bridge the skills gap and provide you with the knowledgeable workforce you need. And artificial intelligence is improving everything from preventive maintenance to cybersecurity....

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