Manufacturing

MADISON, Wis. - Major advancements in computing performance were developed at the computer science and electrical engineering departments at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Innovations that have increased microprocessor performance, distributed database architectures, grid and cluster computing were some of the technologies touted by Professor...

Third Wave Technologies and 3M announced Wednesday the signing of a supply agreement that will provide Third Wave customers with the option of coupling its Invader technology, a DNA and RNA analysis chemistry, with 3M's microfluidic technology....

MADISON - Carbon monoxide, or CO, has long been a major technical barrier to the efficient operation of fuel cells. But now, chemical and biological engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have not only cleared that barrier - they also have discovered a method to...

Is competitive advantage obsolete? Today, competitors can copy the newest product enhancement, advertising claim, Web-site feature, supply-chain innovation or low-cost back-office process seemingly overnight....

Mike Weymier's new series focuses on real-world applications of project management. Mike will explore what organizations are doing to change, how the essence of continuous improvement is reinforcing success and who's doing what....

What's more important to a manufacturing company: time or money? At the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Quick Response Manufacturing, ruthlessly cutting down the time it takes to get products developed and produced is seen as the best way to reduce costs and end up with...

MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation recently announced the opening of a new radio frequency identification, or RFID, test lab at the company's global headquarters in Milwaukee. The lab, which simulates a factory warehouse, is designed to help manufacturers facing production and inventory...