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In this episode, we examine creating artificial photosynthesis and setting an electric vehicle land speed record.
by Abbey Dean
9.29.2016
11:01am
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Toledo Molding & Die Inc. (TMD), a global supplier of interior and air/fluid management systems to the automotive industry, is establishing operations in Beloit – a project expected to create 118 new jobs.
by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
9.28.2016
12:16pm
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U.S. factories saw slightly fewer orders for big-ticket manufactured goods in August, with a decline in aircraft orders accounting for the modest slip.
by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer
9.28.2016
10:40am
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Federal regulators say they've found there was a "substantial potential" for an accident that could have injured workers at the Westinghouse nuclear fuel plant near Columbia.
by Associated Press
9.28.2016
10:34am
Industry Brief
Sluggish demand for manufacturing machinery prompted unusually steep discounts on equipment prices at this month's machining industry trade show.
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9.28.2016
8:42am
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Oct. 7 is Manufacturing Day 2016, when thousands of manufacturers will again host students, teachers, parents, jobs seekers and more at open houses, plant tours and educational sessions. See the numbers behind a perception study about the event.
by Jennifer McNelly, Executive Director, The Manufacturing Institute
9.28.2016
8:42am
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Specialty chemical company Lanxess Tuesday announced plans to acquire U.S.-based Chemtura Corporation, a global providers of flame retardant and lubricant additives.
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9.28.2016
8:25am
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See how one large industrial facility designed its waste stream technology to control the cost of complying with environmental regulations.
by Anna Koperczak
9.28.2016
8:04am
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Michigan is giving Fiat Chrysler nearly $4.6 million in incentives to retool a suburban Detroit factory so it can make Ram pickup trucks as part of a plan to add 700 jobs.
by Associated Press
9.27.2016
12:50pm
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A new federal report calls for phasing out older vehicles and vessels at the nation's ports in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions and nearby air pollution.
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9.27.2016
12:14pm
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The retractable belts simply attach and reattach per repeatable loading/unloading operations.
by Midwest Precision Products
9.27.2016
11:45am
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In this episode, we examine producing new products and parts from photographs and solar-powering a helicopter.
by Jon Minnick
9.27.2016
10:20am
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In order to meet an ambitious e-commerce sales goal, this company offers free shipping anywhere in the world — and uses a bit of deception help make sure that those packages arrive unharmed.
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9.27.2016
9:10am
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Because cleaning pros work with different chemicals, knowing how to select the right chemical resistant glove for the task at hand is crucially important.
by Impact Products
9.27.2016
9:10am
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Watco has released Powerfloat Sealer, the only coating that can be applied over a newly floated floor without abrading or grinding.
9.27.2016
8:00am
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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
2:58pm
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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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Transporting and storing chemicals is a complex business, requiring special handling techniques that are regulated by a variety of agencies. Here are a few tips to help ensure you're in compliance.
by Lynn Place
9.26.2016
8:00am
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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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