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Goodyear Gets Real

Pandemic surfaces as tipping point for tire manufacturer as it explores video collaboration tools.
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by Peter Fretty

The pandemic has played a pivotal role in convincing a wide array of manufacturers to move forward with technology deployment decisions. Goodyear’s decision to embrace RealWear is a prime example. After all, the headset-based solution helps a global organization like Goodyear address real challenges.

Ecolab Expert Explains How COVID-19 Is Driving the Use of Mixed Reality and Other New Digital Tools in Food and Beverage

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David Goforth, vice president of Field Sales for Ecolab’s Food and Beverage division in North America, shares his insights on two major forces affecting the food and beverage industry today — COVID-19 and digitalization — and how new digital tools, such as mixed reality technology, are helping keep F&B companies operating during the pandemic.

How is Ecolab using mixed reality to help keep companies operational during COVID-19?

VF Welcomes New Crew of Associates...Robots

VF is utilizing a groundbreaking form of automation—by way of robots—to heighten a safe work environment for associates that increases productivity three-fold.
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A crew of 11 robots have joined VF associates at a distribution center (DC) in Martinsville, VA, for a pilot program that launched in August 2020. The bots, manufactured by Locus Robotics, create an ergonomic workspace and help support associates by increasing social distancing in response to COVID-19. With health and safety more critical than ever and productivity up 63%, VF is looking to bring bots to DCs throughout the globe.​

AB InBev Eliminates Plastic Rings in UK

We didn’t put a ring on it. Here’s what’s replaced our plastic rings in the UK!
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AB InBev has reached another exciting circular packaging milestone - our entire portfolio of iconic beers from Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I is now plastic-ring free. 

That means cans of Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois and Beck’s in the UK will now be packaged with alternatives like fully recyclable wraps and the KeelClip™, a new technology which uses recyclable paperboard to create a lighter weight pack.

#TtInspires: Matt House, Technology Solutions Vice President

Developing smarter and more resilient infrastructure through cybersecurity
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Matt House joined Tetra Tech in 2018 and is Vice President within Tetra Tech’s Federal Information Technology (IT) team. Matt oversees our technology solutions service offerings primarily out of the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

Matt has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in IT. We talked with Matt as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.

Gearing Up: A Look at T‑Mobile’s Emergency Response Equipment

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Throughout the year, communities across the country may face a number of natural disasters — hurricanes, tornados, wildfires and earthquakes — all of which can bring life-threatening conditions and cause devastation. In the face of any one of these natural events, major concerns center around the safety and well-being of people in impacted communities, from residents to first responders helping the community in the aftermath.

Virtual Event Gathers Industry Experts for Collaboration on Ethics and Sustainability in Gold and Diamond Enterprise, and Honors Anisa Kamadoli Costa With Its Award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry

IAC continues to celebrate the 10th anniversary year of its International Gold Conference in October with the virtual presentation of its award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry, and panels exploring the evolution of responsible practices.
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October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The more one travels in realms of gold and diamonds, the more one is confronted by urgent challenges. Initiatives in Art and Culture’s (IAC) 2020 international gold and diamond virtual series “All That Glitters,” has taken, as points of departure, such challenges faced at all points on the continuum.

Tetra Tech's Veronica Cuello Discusses a Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity and Risk Management

Transforming cybersecurity programs to evolve with emerging technologies and mitigate cyber threats
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Veronica Cuello is a cybersecurity leader specializing in risk management and program transformation. She has been supporting clients for more than 20 years, consistently improving their security posture. In her role as a cybersecurity executive, Veronica is responsible for ensuring excellence in customer delivery, expanding Tetra Tech’s cybersecurity services into new markets, and continuing to develop cutting-edge cyber capabilities. Veronica also co-leads a women’s initiative program with the aim of empowering and advancing women in the workplace.

ON Semiconductor Innovative Technology is Shaping the Future of Sports

by Trevor Harvey, Senior Manager, Corporate Pricing America’s
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Technology and the sports industry are becoming intertwined like never before! The definition of “fan engagement” has changed over the past decade due to cultural shifts and technology innovations. Sports business executives can capitalize on the changing sports landscape by using ON Semiconductor applications. Below are key sports technology trends and examples of how ON Semiconductor is providing solutions to help drive these trends:

How COVID Accelerated Digital Transformation at Aflac

Rich Gilbert, chief digital information officer, on how COVID-19 is allowing IT at the insurer to move full steam ahead on its innovation roadmap.
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Before COVID-19 became a reality, Aflac, the $23 billion insurance company, had embarked on a digital transformation. Launched in early 2019, “One Digital Aflac” would use technology to make it easier for customers to buy insurance, for the sales teams to sell into the marketplace, and for employees to deliver. “We built a whole portfolio around looking at our business from the customer lens,” says Rich Gilbert, senior vice president and chief digital information officer, who joined Aflac in January of last year. 

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