March 16, 2020

TechHub: Marzetti Expands, COVID-19’s Impact on Manufacturing, Digital emPOWERUPs

‘Growth Through Innovation’ Motivates Major Marzetti Expansion T. Marzetti Company is investing about $93 million in a major expansion of its salad dressing and bread roll […]
March 2, 2020

Kimberly-Clark Powers Up Solar, PepsiCo Buys Snack Retailer, Stopping Malware

Solar Project a ‘Source of Pride” Paper-based consumer goods manufacturer Kimberly-Clark has teamed up with United Renewable Energy to build a 3 megawatt solar power array […]
February 24, 2020

Ultra Secure IoT, Cybersecurity Survey, Smucker’s Plant Honored

Rice University Researchers Design IoT Devices 14,000x More Secure Rice University researches are developing a way to protect IoT devices from so-called side-channel attacks, according to Popular Mechanics. Side-channel attacks occur […]
February 17, 2020

Bell Boeing Reveals New Osprey, Shell’s AI Training, GrayMatter 2020 Events

CMV-22B Osprey Will Replace C-2A Greyhound Fleet A partnership between Bell Textron and Boeing debuted the CMV-22B Osprey during an impressive reveal ceremony for the U.S. […]
February 10, 2020

Dominion Energy Farms New Power Source, Coca-Cola’s Paper Bottle, ARC Update

Energy and Agriculture Companies Tap Into Novel Renewable Energy Dominion Energy of Virginia and Vanguard Renewables Ag of Massachusetts are teaming up to purchase methane from […]
January 30, 2020

Google’s Bug Bounties, Ampacet ReVive, Smucker’s, emPOWERUP Podcast

Google’s Bug Bounty Sets a Record Does your company have a bug bounty program? If not, maybe it should. Google, Tesla and Apple have them. White […]
January 23, 2020

Cyber Takeover: IoT Security Alert, Surveying Security Pros, emPOWERUP Series

Security Alert: Hacker Releases 500,000+ IoT Device Passwords A hacker this week released the Telnet credentials of roughly 515,000 routers, servers and IoT devices in one […]
January 16, 2020

PPG Builds Diversity, Nucor Steel Expands, Aptiv to Add Airport Autonomous Rides

PPG: Dynamic, Diverse Workforce Key to Manufacturing’s Future Rebecca Liebert, PPG’s Senior Vice President, Automotive Coatings, wrote for CIO Review about the value her company of […]
January 9, 2020

P&G Debuts Next-Gen Toothbrush, MillerCoors Logs Off, Wabtec Turns 150

At CES, Procter & Gamble Debuts One Toothbrush to Rule Them All P&G’s new Oral-B iO Electric Toothbrush is like having a dental hygienist coach you […]
December 19, 2019

Happy Holidays from GrayMatter, 2019’s Top OT News, The iPhone Decade

2019 Was Off the Charts Thanks to our customers, partners and employees, GrayMatter is closing out a fantastic 2019! If you’ve followed us on LinkedIn (give […]
December 12, 2019

Alcoa’s Pollution-Free Aluminum, IoT Device Security, AI Jobs

Aluminium Has Been Made the Same Way Since 1886 — Until Now Elysis, a joint venture of Alcoa, Rio Tinto, Apple, Canada and Quebec, last week […]
December 5, 2019

Rio Tinto $1.5B Copper Mine Expansion, Amazon Goes Quantum, Duolingo Tops $1B

Electric Vehicle Production Sends Demand for Copper Surging Leading global mining group Rio Tinto Plc announced this week it’s spending $1.5 billion to expand the Kennecott […]
November 21, 2019

Kimberly-Clark Tops JUST 100, Ransomware Hero, Florida Water Health

Kimberly-Clark Named Top Corporate Citizen on JUST 100 List Kimberly-Clark placed first in its industry for ensuring its products are ethically sourced and produced, according to […]
November 14, 2019

Data Drives Vail Resorts, Dominion Invests in Solar, GrayMatter Merch

Vail Resorts Uses Data to Improve Customer Experience AdAge reports Vail Resorts is tracking skiers and snowboarders on the slopes so it can offer a better […]
November 7, 2019

Additive Manufacturing at Kennametal, Alexa Laser Hacks, Flint Smart Fountains

Additive Manufacturing Lets Kennametal Leverage Industry Expertise Kennametal is planning to reduce its new product development and delivery times by launching an additive manufacturing business unit […]
October 31, 2019

P&G Boosts Recycled Plastic, McDonald’s AI, Pitney Bowes Ransomware

Recycled Plastic to Double in Procter & Gamble Cleaning Brands Recycled plastic (aka post-consumer resin) is getting a huge boost from a leader in the global […]
October 24, 2019

Peoples CNX Microgrid, PPG Digitization, Astrobee ‘Hears’ Mechanical Issues

Pittsburgh International will be First U.S. Airport Powered by Natural Gas-Solar Microgrid Natural gas development generates millions of dollars in royalties for Pittsburgh International Airport, and […]
October 17, 2019

Flint Water Fountains, Toyota GranAce, Procter & Gamble Neurodiversity

Testing Begins on New Smart Water Fountains Funded by Elon Musk Smart drinking water fountains funded by Elon Musk are almost ready for Flint Community Schools, […]
October 10, 2019

AI Flavors for Frito-Lay, Paper Industry Goes Digital, OT Cybersecurity

AI and Chefs Work Together to Design Tantalizing New Flavor Combos Food and beverage companies like Pepsi subsidiary Frito-Lay are turning to artificial intelligence systems that […]
October 3, 2019

UPS Drones, Westinghouse Rolls-Royce Deal, URGENT/11 Cyber Threat

UPS Wins First FAA Certification for Commercial Drone Use A key FAA commercial drone certification clears UPS to begin conducting package deliveries at night, out of […]
September 26, 2019

Sheetz Innovates, PPG Smudge-Free Coatings, GrayMatter Wins at Tech50

Sheetz to Debut Technology and Innovation Hub in Pittsburgh Sheetz announced this week it will open its first innovation hub in a co-working space at Pittsburgh’s […]
September 19, 2019

Blockchain Coffee, Aqua America Grows, Predictive Analytics

Blockchain Could Bring Transparency to the Coffee Industry Blockchain could offer coffee consumers a way to feel better about the source of their favorite blend, according […]
September 12, 2019

GE Digital’s Plant Apps 8.0, Cyber for Smart Cities, Dominion Energy Batteries

September 5, 2019

Kellogg ‘Incogmeato’ Burger, NotPetya Deep Dive, AI Passes 8th-Grade

Kellogg CEO says Incogmeato Burgers will ‘Sear Wonderfully,’ ‘Bleed on the Grill’ The secret about Incogmeato is out. Kellogg, the leading seller of veggie burgers, is […]
August 29, 2019

MillerCoors ‘Green’ 6-Packs, Google-Facebook Undersea Cable in Jeopardy, Predictive Analytics & Smart Buildings

MillerCoors Tests Biodegradable 6-Pack Rings MillerCoors, the company that in 1959 pioneered the recyclable aluminum can, is again trying something new and sustainable. The Colorado-based company […]
 

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