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The U.S. Postal Service recently announced its selection of six companies that will build prototype vehicles in hopes of landing a multi-billion contract in coming years.
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9.26.2016
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They sell diamond rings in malls and used cars at dealerships, make wrench sets for mechanics and giant combines for farmers. Not one has "bank" in its name, but they are all big lenders, and getting bigger by the day.
by Bernard Condon, AP Business Writer
9.26.2016
11:25am
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Robotics company Symbotic is trying to change the food distribution industry. The company has developed a system to automate warehouse jobs formerly done by humans.
by Wall Street Journal
9.26.2016
11:19am
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All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy — they could be producing it.
by Delara Shakib, Associated Press
9.26.2016
9:00am
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OSHA's St. Louis office has cited the U.S. Postal Service's vehicle maintenance facility in St. Louis for one repeated and two serious safety violations following investigation of a fire in the facility on July 3.
9.23.2016
11:11am
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With eMaint, Fluke acquires a global provider of computerized maintenance management software who's CMMS platform is used by more than 50,000 maintenance professionals in 55 countries.
by Fluke
9.23.2016
11:00am
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Learn about some of the common loading dock hazards and the solutions to prevent them, such as wheel chocks, mechanical restraing systems and signal lights.
by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
9.23.2016
10:46am
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The shooting was Thursday afternoon Athens, TN-based Thomas & Betts Corp., an ABB subsidiary that makes electrical components for industrial, commercial, lighting and utility markets.
by WRCBtv Chattanooga
9.23.2016
9:50am
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Check out this infographic from Workshops for Warriors, which outlines the current jobs problem in manufacturing, why it's happening, the impact for America, why military veterans are a perfect solution and what individuals can do to help.
9.23.2016
8:12am
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EXAIR’s new 303 stainless steel 3/8 NPT and 1/2 NPT Threaded Line Vac Air Operated Conveyors convert ordinary pipe into a powerful conveying system for parts, scrap, trim and other bulk materials.
9.22.2016
10:50am
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In this episode, we examine an electric three-wheeler vehicle and a desktop waterjet for precise cutting.
by Abbey Dean
9.22.2016
10:25am
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Federal prosecutors in Minnesota have charged five people, including three former executives of Starkey Laboratories, with stealing more than $20 million from the hearing aid manufacturer.
by Associated Press
9.22.2016
10:13am
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Facilities management suffers from a general lack of knowledge and awareness. Work on the first two International Standards has finished, and the forthcoming publication of ISO 41011 and 41012 should correct the situation.
by Sandrine Tranchard
9.22.2016
8:45am
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Federal regulators are reportedly investigating a New Jersey metals company amid suspicion that it is part of a scheme to evade U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made aluminum.
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9.21.2016
1:16pm
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Check out some of the sights from IMPO editor Mike Hockett's day at the International Manufacturing Technology Show last Thursday, which he says was an overwhelming experience full of automation offerings.
9.21.2016
8:08am
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Improving safety in the industrial workplace is a cultural effort that must permeate every level of an organization — from the board room to the boiler room. Ryan Donald explains.
by Ryan Donald
9.21.2016
8:08am
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General Motors and Canadian auto workers on Tuesday announced a tentative agreement on the terms of a new labor contract, which will avoid a possible strike and sets the stage for pacts covering more than 20,000 Canadians employed by U.S. automakers.
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9.20.2016
5:32pm
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The only nuclear power plant in Massachusetts is working at 100 percent capacity again after a 12-day shutdown for repairs.
by Associated Press
9.20.2016
3:30pm
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Wayne, WV-based Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc. has been issued three willful, nine repeat, 12 serious and three other-than-serious violations and proposed fines of more than $214,000.
9.20.2016
3:22pm
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General Motors must clear a section of polluted river near its shuttered Janesville, WI auto plant, state officials told the automaker last week.
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9.20.2016
1:54pm
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A main gas line is expected to restart Wednesday with a temporary bypass after a leak and spill in Alabama led to surging fuel prices and some gas shortages across the South, a company official said Tuesday.
by Jeff Martin, Associated press
9.20.2016
11:43am
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The new owner of Brillion Iron Works says it will start laying off workers at the foundry in eastern Wisconsin in November, with more than 300 people set to lose jobs.
by Associated Press
9.20.2016
11:30am
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In this episode, we examine self-healing aircraft parts and a drone designed to eat floating trash.
by Jon Minnick
9.20.2016
10:16am
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Manufacturers of large industrial and agricultural equipment are under assault on a number of economic fronts, analysts told The Wall Street Journal this week.
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9.20.2016
9:02am
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As much as 53 percent of the net new U.S. jobs over the past five years have come from middle market companies, where manufacturing leads the way lead several subcategories that have the most growth.
by Business Wire
9.19.2016
2:48pm
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The demand for facility services, smart buildings and cities that require smart professionals looks to power continued future growth for the FM market.
by International Facility Management Association
9.19.2016
11:35am
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Los Angeles-based PumpMan is a provider of pump system maintenance, repair and new system installation across Southern California.
by Soundcore Capital Partners
9.19.2016
11:18am
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Powered by adoption in warehousing and other manufacturing operations, ABI Research forecasts enterprise wearable scanner shipments will reach nearly 22 million by 2021, increasing from just seven million in 2016.
by ABI Research
9.19.2016
11:10am
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Colonial Pipeline Co. must conduct testing and analysis on the failed section of the pipeline, according to the department's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Agency, which is investigating the spill in rural Alabama.
by Associated Press
9.19.2016
10:53am
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A manufacturing execution system doesn't have to be ultra-complex. Hear how the engagement of operators and the way a business organizes itself directs the large benefits of MES implementation.
by James Wood
9.19.2016
8:14am
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This infographic tells the story of manufacturing. It shows how manufacturing enables our everyday lives, drives our economy, offers many different rewarding careers, and what can happen when communities across the country come together to show the...
by MFG DAY
9.19.2016
8:14am
U.S. factory production fell last month amid cutbacks in appliances, home electronics and machinery, threatening hopes for a manufacturing rebound after two previous months of gains.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
9.16.2016
11:58am
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A worker at a Sorrento Lactalis cheese manufacturing in Nampa, ID has died after being freed from between a rack and a forklift.
by Associated Press
9.16.2016
11:54am
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The assistance program can be used for qualifying Toyota Forklift models. The rebates will be applied to equipment purchases made between Aug. 22 and Nov. 30, 2016.
by Toyota Material Handling
9.16.2016
11:21am
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Inspired by many conversations with vice presidents and other key energy decision-makers, this article helps debunk some of the commonly held assumptions about energy costs that prevent many executives from realizing the full benefits of energy...
by John DuPont
9.16.2016
11:00am
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In this episode, carbon nanotube transistors that can outperform their silicon rivals and Volvo’s autonomous truck navigating a mine.
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9.15.2016
10:12am
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This chart shows the value of drone-powered solutions to industries in 2015.
by Niall McCarthy
9.15.2016
10:07am
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As the U.S. economy enters its eighth year of its recovery from the Great Recession, one major factor is slowing its growth: Government gridlock.
by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer
9.15.2016
10:00am
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Honeywell Aerospace in South Bend has been awarded an $18.3 million, three-year contract to make aircraft brakes for the Navy.
by The Associated Press
9.15.2016
9:30am
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Learn the story of Elyria, OH-based toolmaker RIDGID, which has roots dating back to 1923 when it released its iconic pipe wrench. Learn how the company has continued to innovate and adapt while maintaining its core values.
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9.15.2016
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