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Tighter Trucking Regulations Proposed After Accident That Injured Actor

June 16, 2014 2:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In the wake of an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that injured actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday launched a plan to keep tired truck drivers off the road.                 

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Police: Indian Factory Workers Kill CEO

June 16, 2014 1:55 pm | by Prasanta Paul, Associated Press | News | Comments

An angry mob of Indian workers wielding iron rods and stones beat the CEO of a jute factory to death in a dispute over increasing their working hours, police said Monday after arresting six workers.                

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Regulators OK New Version of Boeing 787

June 16, 2014 1:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Boeing Co. said Monday that U.S. and European regulators have approved its newest and larger version of the 787 passenger jet for commercial flying.                             

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Giti Tire To Invest $560 Million, Create 1,700 S.C. Jobs

June 16, 2014 1:49 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | News | Comments

The Singapore-based company will produce both passenger and light truck tires in the new facility, which will combine manufacturing and distribution within its estimated 1.8 million square feet.                

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Portable Work Area Light Tower

June 16, 2014 11:59 am | by Larson Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

The WAL-4XWP60E-MCE released by Larson Electronics is a 240 watt portable LED light tower that produces 21,600 lumens of bright light with a lifespan of 50,000 hours. 

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Mini-load Collapsible Tote

June 16, 2014 11:43 am | by ORBIS Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

This reusable, system-ready tote injects a high-level of user-friendly mobility into the supply chain — driving sustainability and optimization and reducing costs. 

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High Performance Flexible Cable Assemblies

June 16, 2014 11:35 am | by D-COAX, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

D-COAX, Inc. has introduced high performance flexible coaxial cable assemblies through 65GHz in the standard or custom configurations in the greater metropolitan area of Portland, Oregon.

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Industrial End User Specialist Program

June 16, 2014 11:25 am | by Apex Tool Group, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The service-oriented program provides end users at manufacturing sites with greater access to Apex Tool Group products that support industrial applications.   

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Roof Repair Tape

June 16, 2014 11:16 am | by OMG Roofing Products | Product Releases | Comments

EverSeal Roof Repair Tape bonds instantly to all common roof materials for long-lasting, watertight repairs, says the company. 

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Grant To Expand Additive Manufacturing Research at Cleveland State

June 16, 2014 9:59 am | by Cleveland State University | News | Comments

The $293,500 award will fund the purchase of electronic and polymer 3-D printers, to be housed within the college’s Additive Manufacturing Instructional and Training Laboratory.                     

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Kentucky Settles 10-Year Legal Battle With Tobacco Companies

June 16, 2014 9:56 am | by Adam Beam, Associated Press | News | Comments

Tobacco companies have agreed to pay Kentucky more than $110 million to settle a 10-year legal battle over the state's share of the tobacco master settlement agreement.                        

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Oregon Aims To Be First State To Map GMO Fields

June 16, 2014 9:51 am | by Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press | News | Comments

The move was spurred by several instances of genetic contamination in the region that rendered non-engineered crops unsellable on the export market.                              

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W.Va. Chemical Spill Company Facing More Violations

June 16, 2014 9:49 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Charleston company faces state violations after a storm water collection trench overflowed at the same site where chemicals spilled into West Virginia's largest water supply in January.                  

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Hillshire Backs Off of Pinnacle Foods Offer

June 16, 2014 9:44 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hillshire Brands Co. is backing off of its offer to buy Pinnacle Foods Inc., a move that it needs to make in order for its $7.75 billion proposed deal with Tyson Foods to go through.                   

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Nuclear Industry Developing Accident-Resistant Fuel

June 16, 2014 9:42 am | by Ray Henry, Associated Press | News | Comments

Researchers are trying a range of tactics to make nuclear fuel survive longer in extreme accidents. Their overriding goal is giving plant workers more time before an accident becomes a full-on crisis.                

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Income Gap Widens as Factories Shut Down

June 16, 2014 9:23 am | by Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | News | Comments

Manufacturing's decline is a key factor in the widening income gap between the rich and everyone else, as people have been forced into far lower-paying work.                            

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Feet First: Best Practices To Ensure Safe Flooring

June 16, 2014 8:42 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor, IMPO - @IndustrialAnna | Articles | Comments

Did you know that slips, trips and falls are the most reported injury in the workplace? Here's how to prevent them.                                       

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Meet Manufacturing's Latest Recruit

June 13, 2014 2:09 pm | by Financial Times | Videos | Comments

Rethink Robotics thinks its latest creation, Baxter, will redefine how robotics are used in manufacturing.                                         

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Ford Motor Company Expands Use of Aptean

June 13, 2014 2:04 pm | by Aptean | News | Comments

Ford Motor Company has expanded its use of Aptean’s Activplant solution to help drive continuous improvement in selected manufacturing plants around the world.                          

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Chia Powder Linked to Salmonella

June 13, 2014 2:00 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | News | Comments

Those who seek to make food healthier by adding chia powder should avoid several recalled brands that are linked to salmonella illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.                  

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