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An overheated pump led to an August explosion that killed an employee at an Airgas plant in Cantonment, FL, federal investigators reported this week.
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4.21.2017
10:43am
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Students were recognized for inventive solutions to challenges in health care, transportation, food and agriculture and consumer devices.
by MIT
4.21.2017
10:34am
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A jury this week was unanimous in its finding that NAPA Auto Parts and Genuine Parts Corp. were liable in the asbestos-related death of a heavy equipment operator and awarded his survivors $81.5 million.
by Dean Omar & Branham, LLP
4.21.2017
9:51am
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, on-demand textile manufacturing and what to expect from AeroMobil’s flying car.
by Andy Szal
4.21.2017
9:39am
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The widow of a South Carolina plastics plant worker who was killed when a pipe exploded and hot chemicals were sprayed on him has sued his employer, saying the company was negligent.
by Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
4.20.2017
4:55pm
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During his Tuesday visit to Snap-on’s Wisconsin headquarters, President Donald Trump signed his "Buy American and Hire American" executive order.
4.20.2017
10:19am
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There has been a growing concern by construction owners and contractors in the Gulf Coast regarding the need for more skilled construction professionals. Much of this concern is fueled by simple supply and demand as the Gulf Coast is the epicenter for...
by Greg Baehr
4.20.2017
9:04am
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General Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets.
by Associated Press
4.20.2017
8:51am
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Manufacturers' payments for insurance policies that guard against cyberattacks nearly doubled last year, according to a recent analysis.
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4.20.2017
7:45am
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An Indiana utility that stopped using Lake Michigan water last week because of a U.S. Steel Corp. chemical spill has resumed drawing water from the lake after no significant traces of the chemical were found.
by Associated Press
4.19.2017
2:26pm
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Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it has been awarded multiple delivery orders from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command to recapitalize its Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles.
by Oshkosh Defense, LLC
4.19.2017
10:00am
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Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing, the number one forklift brand in North America, plans to expand facilities at its North American corporate headquarters in Columbus, IN.
by Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing
4.19.2017
9:24am
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A portion of Tesla's "Gigafactory" battery plant in northern Nevada was evacuated after a cleaning solvent spilled at a loading dock Monday.
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4.19.2017
7:38am
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There is a lot of talk going around about the skills gap — the more than 2 million advanced manufacturing jobs that will go unfilled due to a lack of skilled labor and an aging workforce. In an effort to fill those jobs, one training facility in...
4.19.2017
7:36am
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U.S. industrial production posted a solid gain in March, reflecting a record rebound in utility output. But a closely watched gauge of manufacturing posted its first setback in seven months.
by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer
4.18.2017
3:45pm
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, Boeing considers 3D printed titanium parts for its Dreamliner and a hydrophobic material.
by Rachelle Blair-Frasier
4.18.2017
3:06pm
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Cal/OSHA cited Good View Roofing and Building Supply Corporation $62,320 for multiple serious accident-related safety violations following an investigation of a fatal forklift accident in San Francisco.
by California Department of Industrial Relations, Cal/OSHA
4.18.2017
10:08am
KION North America Corporation awarded their top dealers based on 2016 performance at an exclusive, private event held at Harry Caray's in Chicago on Apr. 5.
by KION North America Corporation
4.18.2017
9:44am
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Dana Incorporated announced that the company recently earned major supplier awards from Manitou Group, John Deere, Hyster-Yale and AGCO, recognizing the company's commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.
by Dana Incorporated
4.18.2017
9:37am
Product Announcement
DBL distribution blocks from ABB offer three configurations in one product: single-pole splitter, multi-pole splitter and grouping functionality; as well as being modular and touch proof, which eliminate the need for bus bars, isolators and fasteners.
by ABB
4.18.2017
9:22am
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President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that seeks to make changes to a visa program that brings in high-skilled workers.
by Catherine Lucey and Scott Bauer, Associated Press
4.18.2017
9:02am
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After nearly three months of radio silence, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has posted its first news release about enforcement actions.
4.17.2017
3:04pm
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Manufacturing in New York state expanded more slowly this month than it did in March, but factory hiring looked strong.
by Paul Wiseman, Associated Press Economics Writer
4.17.2017
2:22pm
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Matt Smith, head of Cortet Engineering, helps manufacturers navigate through the deluge of IoT information and identify which technology choices will have the biggest positive impact on their upcoming product plans.
by Matt Smith
4.17.2017
10:31am
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SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. announced they are expanding their gearbox repair capabilities and Marley Geareducer Solutions program. SPX now provides repair and rebuild services for Amarillo cooling tower fan drives as well as for Marley Geareducers.
by SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
4.17.2017
9:23am
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ORBIS Corporation, an international manufacturer of sustainable reusable packaging and an expert in supply chain optimization, has announced that its Toronto, Ontario, facility has been named 2016 Plant of the Year.
by ORBIS
4.17.2017
7:46am
Product Announcement
The Raymond Corporation introduces the Model 4460 three-wheel sit-down counterbalanced truck. With dual entry and exit, a lower step height, a larger entry opening and a larger operator compartment, the Raymond truck gives operators increased foot, leg...
by The Raymond Corporation
4.13.2017
2:57pm
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, self-diagnosing industrial equipment and Ford debuts a crib that simulates night-time drives.
by Abbey Dean
4.13.2017
2:23pm
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ATI Industrial Automation will break ground on the expansion of its corporate and manufacturing headquarters in Apex, NC, on Friday, April 21. This expansion — the largest in ATI’s 28-year history — will increase the size of its Apex facility to 185,000...
by ATI Industrial Automation
4.13.2017
12:18pm
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A shooting that occurred in the parking lot of a Tennessee automotive part production plant has left one person dead and two others in critical condition.
4.13.2017
10:41am
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Power management company Eaton and engine maker Cummins this week announced a joint venture to produce automatic transmissions for commercial vehicles.
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4.13.2017
8:50am
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Help improve safety, raise awareness and avoid OSHA fines. Read on to improve worker safety with a personal protection equipment program.
by Grainger
4.13.2017
7:05am
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A spill at a U.S. Steel plant in northern Indiana that sent wastewater containing a potentially carcinogenic chemical into a Lake Michigan tributary was apparently caused by a pipe failure, the steelmaker said Wednesday.
by Associated Press
4.12.2017
4:50pm
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Federal investigators say mistakes by a delivery driver and an employee of a northeast Kansas distilling plant led to the mixing of incompatible chemicals, causing a noxious cloud to spread over Atchison last year.
by Associated Press
4.12.2017
1:41pm
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Delta Group announced the launch of its wireless battery charging systems for the material handling industry, capable of delivering industry-leading efficiency of up to 93 percent.
by Delta Group
4.12.2017
10:28am
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President Donald Trump's relentless push for more manufacturing jobs has forced the auto industry into a delicate dance of contradictions in order to keep him happy, tell the truth, and avoid alienating customers in both red and blue states.
by Tom Krisher, Associated Press Auto Writer
4.12.2017
10:12am
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The government, states, educators, and organizations have been pushing a manufacturing resurgence through, addressing many of the roadblocks facing these organizations, including: lack of skilled labor, decreased sales, advancing lean manufacturing,...
by Andrea Olson
4.12.2017
9:02am
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Plastic recycler CarbonLITE has engaged C1S Group as the primary contractor for the construction of a new North Texas recycling facility. C1S Group is converting an existing facility in southwest Dallas into a leading edge recycling center.
by CarbonLITE
4.12.2017
7:28am
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One person was killed, and four others injured, after an explosion at an ammunition plant in Independence, MO on Tuesday.
4.11.2017
4:06pm
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, turning ocean plastic into diesel fuel and a vertical takeoff plane prototype takes flight.
by Rachelle Blair-Frasier
4.11.2017
10:07am
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