MiMfg Sep/Oct 2022 - Page 3

MiMfg

Magazine

Sep / Oct 2022 • Vol . XXXV • Issue No . 5
September / October 2022 MiMfg Magazine 3

Contents

Read MiMfg Magazine online : mag . mimfg . org .
John J . Walsh Publisher
Delaney McKinley Managing Editor
Editorial Staff
Joy Wolf Design Editor
Ashley Wakefield Advertising
With editorial contribution by Doug Claggett , Austen Smith and Dean Stelmaszek
Michigan Manufacturers Association and MMA Service Corporation 620 S . Capitol Ave ., Lansing MI 48933 Phone : 517-372-5900 • Fax : 517-372-3322 E-mail : ask @ mimfg . org • Web : mimfg . org
MiMfg Magazine Vol . XXXV Issue No . 5 , September / October 2022 ( ISSN 1936-8860 ), ( USPS 024-973 ) published bi-monthly for $ 18 per year by the MMA Service Corporation ( MMASC ), 620 S . Capitol Ave ., Lansing MI 48933-2308 . Periodicals postage paid at Lansing MI and additional offices . POSTMASTER : send address changes to MiMfg Magazine , P . O . Box 14247 , Lansing , MI 48901-4247 .
On the Cover : More manufacturers than ever are taking advantage of Industry 4.0 technologies to find solutions for some of their most stubborn challenges . See page 12 to learn how some Michigan companies are embracing Industry 4.0 .

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On the Cover

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Industry 4 . 0 Offers Creative Solutions for Manufacturing ’ s Most Pressing Challenges
This Month ’ s Features

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New MMA Workforce Solutions Going PRO Talent Fund Opens Soon
New MMA Service : Forklift Training & Certificate Solutions from TrainMOR™
How to Approach Industry 4 . 0 if You ’ re Still Grappling With 3.0
Mike Gluhanich & Kathleen Dobrovic • Huron
The Network is Critical for Industry 4.0 Success
Jeff Hipchen • RF Connect
Creating Empowering Benefits Communication Beyond Open Enrollment
Brown & Brown
Cybersecurity : How to Protect Your Organization and Avoid Production Interruptions
Jim Bruxvoort • Rehmann
Inside Every Issue

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First & Foremost Member Advantage
MFG Game Changers
LightGuide Inc .
Solutions for Success
MetLife
Premium Associate Member Spotlight
Diane Stogiannes • DST Advisory Group
Industry Member Spotlight
Zach Cesa • SwiftWall
MFG Voice Upcoming MMA Events