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Top 10 Over-The-Top Car Features

October 17, 2014 1:47 pm | by USA Today | Videos | Comments

There are a lot of cool, new features found in cars these days. Cars.com took a look at the top ten, over-the-top available features.                                 

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Federal Reserve Chair Greatly Concerned by Widening Inequality

October 20, 2014 9:52 am | by Martin Crutsinger, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.             

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Electrolux Buoyed by U.S. Growth

October 20, 2014 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Growth in the U.S. and efficiency gains in Europe helped Swedish home-appliance maker Electrolux post a 42 percent jump in third-quarter profits.                              

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Survey: Pay Remains Stagnant Despite Strong U.S. Hiring

October 20, 2014 9:28 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.                  

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Cutting-Edge ERP Technologies for Your Business

October 20, 2014 9:17 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.Net | Articles | Comments

Small or mid-sized businesses will benefit most from an ERP system if it can be customized as much as possible and the company can take advantage of the most cutting-edge ERP technology available.               

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VibrAlign Expands Shaft Alignment Training

October 17, 2014 3:19 pm | by VibrAlign, Inc. | News | Comments

VibrAlign, Inc., American distributor of Fixturlaser Alignment tools, is proud to announce the expansion of their offerings as a shaft alignment training provider.                         

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Manufacturers Gear Up for More Energy Efficiency

October 17, 2014 2:05 pm | by Wayne Kovach | Articles | Comments

Taking advantage of government programs that aid in cost reduction and competitiveness within the industry is critical for the success of each individual business and for the U.S. economy.                 

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U.S. Economy Strong Despite Global Slowdown Fear

October 17, 2014 1:54 pm | by Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Beyond the turmoil shaking financial markets, the U.S. economy remains sturdier than many seem to fear.                                          

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iPhone Glass Maker Cutting Jobs in Arizona

October 17, 2014 1:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.                                       

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New Visual Learning System for Safety Training

October 17, 2014 10:38 am | by J.J. Keller | Product Releases | Comments

J.J. Keller has developed a new training program, the  J.J. Keller EyeCue Visual Learning System. According to the company, it’s a fresh approach to safety training designed to enhance employee retention of key lessons so companies can further reduce injuries and accidents.

Biofuels Plant Harbinger of Renewable Fuel Future

October 17, 2014 10:28 am | by Roxana Hegeman, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A new biofuels plant in southwest Kansas represents the future of ethanol production in the United States, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said.                               

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Mass. Firm Recalls 115K Pounds of Chicken Products

October 17, 2014 10:08 am | by USDA | News | Comments

Shop Packaging LLC, a New Bedford, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 115,505 pounds of chicken wing products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.                       

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Factories in Philadelphia Experiencing Slow Growth

October 17, 2014 10:00 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A measure of factory activity in the Philadelphia region slipped last month, but remained at a healthy level, evidence that U.S. manufacturing output is holding up despite signs of a global slowdown.               

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LEAP Jet Engine Fuels Strong Orders for GE

October 17, 2014 9:53 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

GE Aviation has been flight testing jet engines for more than a decade. But never one like the LEAP, the world’s first jet engine with 3D-printed fuel nozzles and parts from advanced ceramic materials.              

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After a Solid Run of Advances, Manufacturing Takes a Slight Step Back

October 17, 2014 9:35 am | by MAPI Foundation | News | Comments

A nearly two-year upward trend experienced a hiccup according to the quarterly MAPI Foundation Business Outlook, a survey conducted by the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation.

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Where Have the Maintenance and Reliability Professionals Gone?

October 17, 2014 9:15 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Without maintenance and reliability professionals, a manufacturer risks asset reliability deterioration, increased maintenance costs, and lost time. To avoid this, something must be done to counteract the shortage of maintenance professionals entering the workforce.

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Can System Integration Improve Your Triple Bottom Line?

October 16, 2014 1:01 pm | by Mark Adair | Articles | Comments

The triple bottom line is a term that was coined in the 90’s. In a nutshell, there are three accounts to the triple bottom line (TBL) — People, Planet and Profit. The conventional wisdom is that a combination of these three components leads to a successful company that retains employees, partners and clients.

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Falling Oil Prices Shake Up Global Economies

October 16, 2014 12:29 pm | by Jonathan Fahey, The Associated Press | News | Comments

A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shock waves around the world.                                           

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Audi's Driverless Car: Taking It Out for a Race

October 16, 2014 12:23 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

German car-maker Audi takes us for a spin in a driverless concept car version of their RS7. International Correspondent Hans Nichols even got to race it.                           

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AbbVie Sours on Shire Deal After Tax Changes

October 16, 2014 11:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AbbVie's board is telling shareholders to vote against its own $55 billion takeover bid for the Irish drugmaker Shire after the U.S. made reincorporating overseas a less lucrative tax maneuver.                 

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AAM: It's Time for Action on China's Exchange Rate

October 16, 2014 11:23 am | by The Alliance for American Manufacturing | News | Comments

The Alliance for American Manufacturing address their concerns with the Exchange Rate Policies released by the Treasury and currency manipulation this week.                                   

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