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April 12, 2016

The Future of Virtual Reality (VR) in Manufacturing

Virtual reality used to be relevant to the gaming industry alone, but the times, oh my, they have changed. This technology has the potential to reshape major industries, from healthcare to industrial design to hospitality. While the potential undoubtedly exists, the technology remains largely underutilized in most industries. Its coming-of-age...

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April 05, 2016

5 Virtual Reality (VR) SlideShares You Don't Want to Miss

Virtual reality (VR) is making waves, and it's affecting more than just the gaming world. From medical technology to employee training, VR has amazing potential to launch us into industry 4.0 in a major way. Check out the five SlideShares below to learn more about this incredible technology and get some different perspectives on the future of VR...

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March 31, 2016

Beyond Nest: 9 Ways IoT is Reshaping the HVAC Industry

When you think of the Internet of Things and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, what first comes to mind? It might be the infamous Nest Learning Thermostat, the first connected heating and cooling system of its kind. According to Emerson Climate Technologies, 33 percent of thermostats sold in 2014 were wifi-enabled....

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January 07, 2016

5 Technology Trends to Look Out for in 2016

We saw some amazing technological advancements in 2015 (but try to forget about those combustible hoverboards) and are now looking forward to what 2016 has to offer. Expect this year to be more about fine-tuning technologies that emerged in the past couple of years, rather than seeing entirely new product categories.

As the international...

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October 29, 2015

6 Internet of Things (IoT) SlideShares You Should Check Out

The IoT is changing the world, from the way we track our fitness activity, to the way doctors monitor patients' health, to the way we control household appliances, and eventually even to the way we commute (hello, driverless cars). But what does it all mean for us? What are the challenges? Benefits? Expectations? What products exist right now that...

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September 10, 2015

3 Ways Wearables are Reshaping the Supply Chain

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have noticed that smart innovations are infiltrating virtually every industry thanks to several factors, including the Internet of Things, the Cloud and advanced developments in robotics. We are more seamlessly connected, both with people and objects, than ever before. Wearable...

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June 18, 2015

Case Study: East West Customer Portal Actually Saves the Day!

A self-service customer portal can actually keep your supply chain from avoiding disruptions.  It’s true and I’ve seen it work first hand.

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September 03, 2013

Grand Opening of new Vietnam SMT Factory!

In late July, East West Manufacturing CEO, Scott Ellyson, made a trip to Vietnam for the grand opening of our new SMT factory. The Grand Inauguration celebration included Scott and local officials ceremoniously cutting the red ribbon officially declaring the factory open! East West is excited to offer SMT services through our new EMS division....

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July 26, 2013

East West Manufacturing Featured in Industry Week

Technology plays a huge role in accomplishing everyday tasks at East West Manufacturing. Jeff Sweeney, co-founder and Executive Vice President of East West Manufacturing, was recently quoted in an article by Industry Week detailing how today's technology helped secure a deal with a customer across the globe with minimal time and effort.

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June 18, 2013

Jeff Sweeney Presents "Right-Shoring" at Subcon in the UK!

Jeff Sweeney, East West Manufacturing Co-Founder, speaks to the crowd at this year's Subcon Trade Show in the UK about Right-Shoring! Subcon is the UK's premiere sub-contractor manufacturing trade show and was hosted in Birmingham, UK, in early June.

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