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Southwest Airlines Co. is suing a major union and its leaders, charging that they did nothing to stop mechanics from boycotting overtime assignments.
by Associated Press
2.17.2017
4:06pm
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Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup.
by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
2.17.2017
10:11am
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Employee representatives and union leaders at General Motor's Opel subsidiary say they're ready for "constructive talks" with France's PSA Group about a possible takeover — but will push to keep current jobs and factories.
by Associated Press
2.17.2017
9:56am
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Larry Tondre, Division Superintendent Field Services for Sulzer, looks at the skills and facilities required for a comprehensive field services offering.
by Larry Tondre
2.17.2017
8:16am
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The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy job market.
by Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press Economics Writer
2.17.2017
7:43am
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The new FOUNDATIONS Plus seminar from Martin Engineering is designed to provide a methodology for assessing risk and analyzing life cycle costs, helping attendees develop a deeper understanding of the true return on investment from conveyor upgrades to...
by Martin Engineering
2.16.2017
2:32pm
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, improving industrial maintenance with drones and trapping waste energy to power wearables.
by Andy Szal
2.16.2017
10:19am
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Nearly 20 employees at a Kansas manufacturing plant were treated after carbon monoxide exposure earlier this week.
2.16.2017
10:13am
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Production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant have overwhelmingly rejected an effort to unionize, maintaining Southern reluctance toward unionization and setting up a picture-perfect stop for President Donald Trump.
by Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
2.16.2017
9:29am
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Twin Spring Coupling has released the data on their new drive train coupling technology’s first commercial product.
by Twin Spring Coupling
2.16.2017
8:29am
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Early last month a long-awaited rule to limit workers’ exposure to beryllium — a substance known to cause cancer — had been finalized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, however a Presidential directive has pushed the effective date...
2.16.2017
8:16am
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The Georgia State Fire Marshal confirms it is investigating Airgas despite finding no leaks in the tank at Xytex. On Sunday, Feb. 12 a deputy died while trying to save an employee during a chemical leak at Xytex.
by WRDW/WAGT
2.16.2017
8:00am
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Manufacturing in New York state expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years as factories received more new orders and stepped up hiring.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press Economics Writer
2.16.2017
7:36am
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President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary abruptly withdrew his nomination Wednesday after Senate Republicans balked at supporting him, in part over taxes he belatedly paid on a former housekeeper not authorized to work in the United States.
by Laurie Kellman, Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
2.16.2017
6:51am
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German politicians are expressing concern about a possible takeover of General Motors' Opel division by France's PSA Group, maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars.
by Associated Press
2.15.2017
1:13pm
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U.S. manufacturers cranked out more steel, machinery and electronics last month as factories appear to be rebounding after two years of stagnation.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press Economics Writer
2.15.2017
9:32am
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Nearly 3,000 production workers at Boeing's South Carolina plant are deciding whether they want to unionize, writing the next chapter in efforts to organize labor in large manufacturing plants across the South.
by Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
2.15.2017
9:25am
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The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced that it has broken ground on the company's new HFO-1234yf production facility.
by Chemours Company
2.15.2017
7:52am
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Georgie Strait discusses the six environmental, health and safety regulatory predictions that could be expected under Trump's presidency.
by Georgie Strait
2.15.2017
7:18am
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, a lightweight exoskeleton for the masses and DARPA’s plans to pluck drones out of the sky.
by Abbey Dean
2.14.2017
10:31am
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Industrial compressors are used for a range of applications, requiring them to deliver a reliable service. Preventative maintenance routines can protect against unexpected failures, but if the worst happens, the repair needs to completed quickly and...
by Dale Jarvis
2.14.2017
9:55am
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Residents in an oil town near China's border with Russia protested Tuesday against a planned aluminum plant over pollution fears, in the latest example of Chinese demanding clean air.
by Associated Press
2.14.2017
9:22am
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Durable labels can enhance safety, productivity, and prevent a host of problems caused by using standard paper labels that are not designed for industrial applications
by Del Williams
2.14.2017
8:27am
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has a pet peeve: the use of the term "Rust Belt" to describe his state.
by Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press Statehouse Correspondent
2.13.2017
10:10am
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Two days before South Carolina Boeing employees vote on whether to join a union, workers and union members are holding a rally in support of collective bargaining rights.
by Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
2.13.2017
10:01am
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Officials in Virginia say Goodyear will pay $1.75 million to settle workplace health and safety violations found in inspections after four deaths at its Danville tire plant.
by Associated Press
2.13.2017
8:17am
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Product manager of energy storage systems at The Raymond Corporation, Erica Moyer, discusses how lithium-ion technology could benefit the material handling market.
by Erica Moyer
2.13.2017
7:41am
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Amazon.com, Inc. announced two new fulfillment centers in Eastvale and Redlands, California, which will create more than 2,000 new full-time associate roles when opened.
by Amazon
2.13.2017
7:35am
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Airgas has been fined $12,000 after a 2016 explosion at the Cantonment, FL facility killed an employee.
2.10.2017
10:01am
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The solar industry currently employs more than 260,000 people — twice the number who work in the coal industry.
by USA Today
2.10.2017
8:03am
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If you’re like most manufacturing companies, you’re operating in a business environment characterized by fluctuating raw materials costs and slimming margins. These factors have you continuously looking for ways to maximize time and resources, while also...
by Isabel Villegas
2.10.2017
7:54am
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A remote-controlled cleaning robot sent into a damaged reactor at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant had to be removed Thursday before it completed its work because of camera problems most likely caused by high radiation levels.
by Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
2.10.2017
7:48am
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B.F. Rich Windows & Doors is shutting down, laying off all of its roughly 130 workers.
by Associated Press
2.10.2017
7:28am
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To support SPX FLOW's global customer base, its popular maintenance videos — with the APV brand Delta DA3+ — are now available in English, Spanish, German and Chinese.
by SPX FLOW
2.9.2017
1:03pm
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In this episode of Manufacturing Minute, artificial skin inspired by snakes and building a reliable wireless factory.
by Andy Szal
2.9.2017
10:36am
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Cereal and snack maker Kellogg Co. has announced plans to close a distribution center in upstate New York.
2.9.2017
9:56am
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A fire led to a blast in the machine room of a nuclear power plant on France's northwest coast on Thursday morning but there was no radiation leak or casualties, operator EDF said.
by Associated Press
2.9.2017
9:27am
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Foster Coulson discusses how using ice could be the next innovation to industrial cleaning.
by Foster Coulson
2.9.2017
8:45am
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday held up Intel's plan to invest more than $7 billion in an Arizona factory as a win for his economic agenda, but it's also a reminder that not all corporate commitments come to fruition.
by Josh Boak, Associated Press Economics Writer
2.8.2017
4:53pm
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Allied Machine & Engineering, a leading manufacturer of holemaking and finishing tooling systems, proudly announces the continued success of Wohlhaupter’s MVS modular connection system.
by Allied Machine & Engineering
2.8.2017
4:32pm
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