5ME Blog

Integrate the Internet of Things and Cloud Services Into Your Operations with Smart Manufacturing

2016 is upon us and with a new year comes a new opportunity to review and revisit your company’s manufacturing processes and operations. As many manufacturers...

The 5 Most Important Performance Metrics to Track Lean Manufacturing Operational Success

Lean manufacturing hopes to achieve a highly-efficient, waste-free operation by more effectively managing materials, manpower and energy. Because this process i...

Using the Industrial Internet of Things and Manufacturing Asset-Monitoring Software to Determine Asset Conditions and Profitability

Recently, ARC Advisory Group published an article on Defining Asset Condition in the Context of IIoT. This post outlined the importance of the Industrial Intern...

How Manufacturing Software Benefits the Medical Manufacturing Sector

Among all manufacturing sectors, the competitive and highly regulated medical sector is one of the fastest growing. This rapid growth requires floor managers to...

How the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is Changing the Manufacturing Industry

If you’ve been keeping up on the technological trends during the past year or two, you’ve probably heard about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The...

Dispelling the Myths about Cryogenic Machining

Years ago, cryogenic machining was not an option for many companies because the results were inconsistent, in addition to being costly and time consuming to imp...

Benefits of Nitrogen-based Cryogenic Machining vs. Traditional Coolant

The basic benefits of cryogenic machining technologies have been well-documented for nearly a decade but the newest technologies, like 5ME’s patented liquid n...

Run Smarter – Lean Manufacturing to Ensure Profitability and Sustainability

There’s a lot to think about in regard to your manufacturing processes. From your shop floor to your top floor, lean manufacturing helps you to better underst...

How Collecting and Analyzing Data Improves Manufacturing Productivity

Collecting and analyzing data is crucial in ensuring the productivity and sustainability of your operations. Without this critical aspect of your process, you...