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Whole Foods is Creating Produce Rankings

October 15, 2014 9:49 am | by Candice Choi, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as "good," ''better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices.                            

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MAPI: Lifting Oil Exports Ban Would Boost U.S. Manufacturing

October 15, 2014 9:37 am | by Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) | News | Comments

The manufacturing sector, already a leading component of the U.S. economy, would benefit significantly if the crude oil ban were lifted, according to a new study.                          

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Keep Your Equipment Up to Date for Efficiency

October 15, 2014 9:27 am | by Scott McNeil | Articles | Comments

Many manufacturing companies operate on thin margins, so wringing every drop of efficiency out of your equipment is crucial to profitability.                                

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New York Factory Growth at Six Month Low

October 15, 2014 9:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

New York manufacturers are growing at the slowest pace in six months as new orders shrink and shipments barely rise.                                       

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4 Trends For A&D Value Chains: New Opportunities, New Challenges

October 14, 2014 2:43 pm | by Su Doyle | Articles | Comments

Within the aerospace and defense segment, four trends are driving the adoption of RFID to achieve improved process automation, efficiency and traceability.                           

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Mayor Says Toledo, Fiat Chrysler Should Work Together

October 14, 2014 2:19 pm | by John Seewer, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mayor, D. Michael Collins, along with state officials, met with Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne last week to begin talks about the future of the Wrangler and the factory that builds it.                 

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Ferrari Debuts F60 America Supercar

October 14, 2014 1:59 pm | by USA Today | Videos | Comments

Ferrari celebrated 60 years of car sales in the United States this week. Chris Woodyard talks to Nicola Boari about the Ferrari F60 America, which was made specifically for this occasion.                  

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Why Oil Price Drop Could Squeeze U.S. Economy

October 14, 2014 1:54 pm | by Jonathan Fahey, The Associated Press | News | Comments

If you're a driver, a shipper, or an airline, low oil prices sure feel nice. But there are downsides to the recent plunge in oil prices — for the oil industry and for the economy.                     

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Chrysler Recalls SUVs for Air Bag Defect

October 14, 2014 1:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chrysler is recalling 184,215 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners.                                   

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The Smart Wheel That Could Change Transportation’s Future

October 14, 2014 1:20 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Since it was invented in the 19th century, the basic concept of the bicycle has stayed the same. But as Michelle Miller explains, that may be changing.                             

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GMO Labeling Measure Attracts Big Money in Oregon

October 14, 2014 11:47 am | by Gosia Wozniacka, The Associated Press | News | Comments

An Oregon ballot measure on the labeling of genetically modified foods is starting to attract big money.                                         

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Stationary Self-Contained Compactors and Transfer Stations Design Guide

October 14, 2014 10:30 am | by SP Industries | Product Releases | Comments

SP Industries, Stationary Self-Contained Compactors and Transfer Stations Design Guide offers information and specifications about all SP Industry’s Stationary Compactor Models in one convenient place. 

McDonald's Invites Questions About its Food

October 14, 2014 10:11 am | by Candice Choi, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The world's biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a U.S. campaign to beat back perceptions that it serves Frankenfood.                            

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GM Plant Seeks Tax Break for Upgrade

October 14, 2014 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors' Fort Wayne truck assembly plant wants local officials to waive taxes for a decade to help with a possible $1 billion upgrade, a spokeswoman said.                         

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Companies Abandon Ambitious Desert Solar Project

October 14, 2014 9:41 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

It sounded like a good idea: build massive solar energy plants in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East to supply Europe with 15 percent of its electricity needs by 2050. But, the consortium behind the ambitious plan has now admitted defeat.

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SME Education Foundation Announces Two Manufacturing Scholarships

October 14, 2014 9:32 am | by The SME Education Foundation | News | Comments

The SME Education Foundation is pleased to announce it will establish two new scholarships specifically for Focus: HOPE students pursuing careers in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, or a closely related field.          

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Manufacturing Technology Orders Up Slightly

October 14, 2014 9:26 am | by Association For Manufacturing Technology | News | Comments

August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $356.69 million according to AMT — The Association For Manufacturing Technology.                                 

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Everything Goes in Cycles

October 14, 2014 9:19 am | by Tia Nowack | Articles | Comments

In this unassuming facility, the team behind Worksman Cycles builds industrial bikes and trikes that are used in some of the largest plants in the world, including Ford, Boeing and Lockheed Martin.               

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Light Bulb Manufacturing Comes Back To America

October 13, 2014 2:45 pm | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

Halogen bulbs now being made in Illinois and Ohio mean more jobs for Americans.                                                 

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Manufacturing Transformations: Building Blocks of a Future SMART Plant

October 13, 2014 2:38 pm | by Rahul Vijayaraghavan | Articles | Comments

In this article, we will explore some of the key technologies disrupting manufacturing operations as we know them.                                       

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