Each double-sided trigon insert offers six cutting edges for better cost per edge position with full usage.
Offering greater longevity and shock resistance than compact fluorescent lamps, the LEDtronics series of LED lamps can replace CFLs in all directional lighting applications.
HPS PowerPlus combines a dry-type shielded transformer, pre-wired primary and secondary breakers, and a secondary power panel in a NEMA 3R enclosure.
Localized aluminum extrusions cut to lengths are specifiable in 0.5 millimeter increments and are shipped next day from MISUMI’s Los Angeles warehouse, with no set-up or cutting charges.
The Draft Simulator is a hand-held instrument that makes it easy to check and replace pressure switches in furnaces, says the company.
Passengers on a plane that crash landed in Poland last year when its landing gear failed to deploy have sued Boeing and the firm that inspected the airliner before it departed New Jersey, claiming physical injuries and lasting emotional distress.
Chrysler is telling U.S. owners of more than 46,000 midsize cars to take them to dealers to fix a problem that can make the engines stall. Owners of Chrysler 200s and Dodge Avengers from the 2011 model year are getting notices from the company. The cars have 3.6-Liter V-6 engines. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating in June after getting complaints from drivers.
About 620 workers will lose their jobs when a North Carolina factory that makes electrical connectors for household appliances shuts down in 2013. It is one of the state's largest announced layoffs this year. A spokesman for Swiss electronics maker TE Connectivity said Thursday the company will shut a Greensboro factory beginning in January.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Friday it will set up a factory in Indonesia to manufacture engines and expand its vehicle production in the Southeast Asia country to cater to growing vehicle demand there. Six Toyota group companies will invest about 100 billion yen, in expansion projects over the next five years.
A judge ruled that bankruptcy proceedings for A123 Systems can move forward after the advanced battery maker reduced the fee that would have to be paid to the lead bidder for its assets should the deal fall apart. Creditors had been concerned that other bidders were being frozen out because of bid protections that could be claimed by Milwaukee-based auto-parts maker Johnson Controls, the lead bidder.
The possibility of tariffs on China-made solar panels was causing some big swings in the stock prices of both U.S. and Chinese solar companies on Thursday. The U.S. International Trade Commission found that Chinese companies have materially injured U.S. manufacturers, upholding tariffs that can run as high as nearly 250 percent.
The United States may have shifted to a postindustrial economy, but that does not mean the manufacturing sector is dead. Far from it. From coast to coast, manufacturers are making more products, but with fewer people, as the sector makes an improbable rebound after a tough recession.
The TX-1000VA-4XAO power transformer provides operators with an effective way to reduce common 120 or 240 VAC current to 12/24 VDC or 12/24 VAC depending upon configuration.
An explosion and fire at a manufacturing plant outside Montreal killed two people Thursday, authorities said. The blast could be heard for miles and 19 others were hospitalized, some with severe burns. The two victims were found in the rubble of the decimated processing plant. The blast at the Sherbrooke, Quebec facility led to the fire, said police spokesman Rene Dubreuil.
Energizer plans to cut roughly 10 percent of its workforce as part of a cost-cutting overhaul. The St. Louis-based company said Thursday that it expects to shed about 1,500 employees. When finished, the restructuring should lead to $200 million in pretax yearly savings, Energizer said. It aims to have most of its restructuring steps finished by the end of September 2014.
Caterpillar says it plans to close its plant in southern Minnesota and shift work to Wisconsin and Georgia. The plant in the Steele County community of Owatonna (oh-wah-TON'-ah) employs about 100 and will close in March 2013. Caterpillar spokeswoman Rachel Potts says the forest products plant will "ramp down" production between now and the targeted closing date.
Chrysler is recalling more than 919,000 older-model Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs worldwide because the air bags can inflate while people are driving them. The recall affects Grand Cherokees from the 2002 through 2004 model years and Libertys from model years 2002 and 2003, according to documents posted Friday on the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.
China's auto sales, consumer spending and factory output improved in October in a new sign of economic recovery as the Communist Party prepared to install a new generation of leaders. Growth in factory output accelerated to 9.6 percent over a year earlier from the previous month's 9.2 percent, the government reported Friday. Retail sales rose 14.5 percent, up from September's 14.2 percent.
Dubai's fast-growing airline Emirates says it would consider replacing some of its fleet of 175 Boeing 777s if the plane manufacturer designs a new version of the long-haul aircraft. The statement from Emirates President Tim Clark suggests a possible change of a major Boeing order by the Dubai-based carrier last year, when it signed a deal for 50 long-range 777-300 ER planes worth about $18B.
Operators today have multiple hats and roles causing a need for higher efficiency and mobility for operating and controlling assets across the plant. They need real time monitoring and control on new generation tablets and smart phones, with new intelligent applications to help bring the right knowledge to operator action.