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The National Safety Council has opened registration for its 2016 NSC Congress & Expo in Anaheim, California Oct. 15 to Oct. 21.
by National Safety Council
5.27.2016
11:43am
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American exports of manufacturing machines fell by nearly 5 percent last year amid economic sluggishness in China, according to a new report issued by the Commerce Department.
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5.27.2016
11:38am
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How will the supply chain industry remedy a looming labor shortage as Baby Boomers in the sector retire? It will turn to U.S. military veterans. 
by Operation College Promise
5.27.2016
11:29am
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Check out this quick video on the basics of Lockout Tagout.
by Graphic Products
5.27.2016
11:20am
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A candy-wrapping machine surgically amputated part of a temporary worker’s left index finger at a subsidiary of Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. of Chicago on Jan. 6, 2016.
by U.S. Department of Labor
5.26.2016
1:36pm
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Arkansas' highest court says a baby food manufacturer must pay more than $3 million to workers for the time they spent dressing and undressing into uniforms and protective gear.
by The Associated Press
5.26.2016
1:27pm
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Today’s manufacturers confront significant challenges in the marketplace, including global competitive pressures, high operating costs, and evolving customer expectations.
by Netsuite
5.26.2016
1:04pm
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Nearly four in 10 global manufacturers plan to allocate significant funding toward advanced technologies in the next two years, according to a new survey from auditing firm KPMG.
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5.26.2016
12:37pm
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In this episode, research shows this highly conductive shark jelly could be utilized in technological applications such as fuel cells in addition to new material development or even new sensor technology.
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5.26.2016
12:29pm
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Generators regularly expected to run on light loads should be subject to more rigorous maintenance regimens to ensure there’s no excessive wear or deposit buildup.
by Clayton Costello
5.26.2016
12:14pm
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A state oversight board controlled by the New York Legislature and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to authorize spending another $485 million to complete a solar panel production plant, the centerpiece of Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic...
by George M. Walsh, David Klepper; Associated Press
5.25.2016
12:44pm
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There are more breweries in California than anywhere else in the nation. That's great for beer, but not so great for another cherished liquid in the Golden State: water. Each pint of beer needs five pints of water to be produced.
by Bloomberg
5.25.2016
12:36pm
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Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday that it will build a second factory in Malaysia as part of expansion to meet rising local demand.
by The Associated Press
5.25.2016
12:32pm
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The recall covers about 271,000 F-150 pickups in North America from the 2013 and 2014 model years that have 3.5-liter V6 engines.
by The Associated Press
5.25.2016
12:29pm
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In this episode, fully electric autonomous public transportation is already available in France, capable of operating as a set-route bus or an on-demand taxi.
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5.25.2016
12:25pm
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Volkswagen will raise its German factory workers' wages by 4.8 percent by August 2017, the embattled automaker and union officials announced last week.
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5.25.2016
12:07pm
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Auto parts supplier Flex-N-Gate plans to invest $95 million in a new Detroit plant that's expected to create at least 650 jobs.
by The Associated Press
5.24.2016
12:51pm
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Electric carmaker Faraday Future said Monday it will move heavy equipment and a handful of employees early next month to North Las Vegas, where the upstart company is planning a 3 million-square-foot manufacturing plant.
by Michelle Rindels, Associated Press
5.24.2016
12:46pm
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Bayer CEO and Chairman Werner Baumann discusses the company's proposed $62 billion takeover bid for Monsanto.
by Bloomberg
5.24.2016
12:09pm
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Toyota is set to mark the 20th anniversary of when it started building what is now a 5,000-worker assembly plant in southwestern Indiana.
by The Associated Press
5.24.2016
12:01pm
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Muscle cars may look cool, but they don't offer the best protection in a crash.
by The Associated Press
5.24.2016
11:58am
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Authorities say two people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a defense technology manufacturing plant in southern Arkansas.
by The Associated Press
5.24.2016
11:49am
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GM spokesman Tom Wickham said Friday that the fire in the air handling unit is believed to have been caused by a welding spark.
by The Associated Press
5.23.2016
12:53pm
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An official says two workers in southern Spain have died after inhaling toxic fumes after falling into a tank at an animal feed factory.
by Ciaran Giles, Associated Press
5.23.2016
12:51pm
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Learn trending material handling solutions that create ideal ergonomic workstations for picking, assembly and storage.
by Brian C. Neuwirth
5.23.2016
12:36pm
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Four sister robots built by NASA could be pioneers in the colonization of Mars, but first the $2 million robots are finding new homes on Earth.
by The Associated Press
5.23.2016
12:21pm
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In this episode, Google patents a flypaper for pedestrians on the front of autonomous cars to reduce accident injuries.
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5.23.2016
12:18pm
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Included in IMPO's top five news stories: an investigation reveals widespread visa program abuse and how NASCAR can be used as an example for your maintenance department.
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5.23.2016
12:11pm
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OSHA has proposed $118K in fines to a Nature's Path Foods subsidiary for safety violations that it said led to a worker having three fingertips severed by a rotating airlock blade.
by OSHA
5.20.2016
11:12am
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Demolition of the nearly 65-year-old building will begin by the end of May.
by Associated Press
5.20.2016
11:00am
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Communication between the operators and the maintenance department is a vital link to the reliability of all the equipment.
by Robert Glancy
5.20.2016
8:00am
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While researchers have shown off their self-healing chips, gels and microcapsules before, a new material out of Penn State brings auto-repair to dielectrics — the materials that insulate electric currents.
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5.19.2016
3:30pm
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SAP's extended supply chain solutions will be integrated with UPS's on-demand solution and global logistics network to simplify the industrial manufacturing process from digitization, certification, order-to-manufacturing and delivery.
by UPS
5.19.2016
12:04pm
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See which manufacturers made Gartner's 12th annual Top 25, which identifies supply chain leaders and highlights their best practices.
by Gartner
5.19.2016
11:31am
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This infographic walks you through all of the components and pieces of a conveyor, the options and configuration varieties available for each part, and the ideal context and product for that specific element.
by Dorner
5.19.2016
9:28am
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Standards for workplace first aid kits and supplies are changing very soon, effective June 17. Here's what you need to know so employees have greater access to items needed to treat common workplace injuries.
by Julie Graham
5.19.2016
8:15am
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New materials encourage compliance to reduce direct and indirect costs of hand injuries on the job.
by Matt Reid
5.19.2016
8:00am
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Low power transmitters in MarCal digital calipers and MarCator digital indicators eliminate expensive power hungry add-on transmitters that can make gages bulky and interfere with portability
5.18.2016
7:00pm
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The independent division aims to elevate Camso's focus and provide innovative on-site tire service for all material handling industries.
by Camso
5.18.2016
4:31pm
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In this episode, scientists may have come up with a simpler way for non-engineers to program robots.
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5.18.2016
12:51pm
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