Amphibious vehicles could soon be zooming out of James Bond's garage — or pond — and into American homes. The Quadski — a one-person all-terrain vehicle that doubles as a personal watercraft — is being billed by its makers as the first high-speed, commercially available amphibious vehicle.
U.S. farm and industrial vehicle group CNH has rejected a merger proposal from its parent, Fiat Industrial, the Italian company said in a statement Monday. Fiat Industrial, which already owns 88 percent of CNH, said in a statement that it has asked to meet with the U.S. group's advisers to see if they can reach agreement on revised terms "within the next several weeks" to salvage the deal.
Volvo Cars, owned by China's Geely Holding Group, has decided to temporarily halt production at its main Swedish plant for one week as demand in the automotive market continues to slip in recession-hit Europe. The Goteborg-based carmaker says Monday the production halt will affect some 3,300 employees and will last from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2.
Apple Inc. is set to reveal a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad at an event on Oct. 23, according to several reports published Friday. The reports from Bloomberg News, Reuters and the AllThingsD blog are based on unnamed sources "familiar with the plans."
“Disaster can strike at any moment, leaving employees afraid and confused amidst chaos,” said John Amann, Vice President of First Aid & Safety, Cintas. “However, if safety directors prepare workers beforehand, they can ensure they’re ready for a potential emergency. Understanding common mistakes businesses make in preparing for emergencies is an important step in emergency planning and training.”
Recently, a metal worker made headline news, but not because of the quality of her craft or the dedication she showed on the job — she made headlines because she’s, well, a she. The skeletal remains of a female metal worker have been found in a grave in Vienna dating dating back to the Bronze Age (which began more than 5,000 years ago). Previously, it was assumed that only men worked in such fields during the Bronze Age.
Infor ION technology builds on a flexible and powerful integration framework to create an end-to-end solution for improving a user’s entire business process.
The XR-Pistol-Pro Gun is a push-pull gun designed specifically for use with aluminum wire and other soft alloys where wire feeding consistency is critical.
ASD’s Tug is an electrically powered, walk behind, wheeled cart and trailer mover constructed of formed 1/4-inch steel plate.
Designed for maximum illumination applications, the new light is Streamlight’s first programmable, handheld, lithium battery-powered flashlight.
The system features a stainless steel hold-open device that secures each panel in the full 90 degrees position, maximizing the door’s usable access area.
The PS394 series of DC/DC supplies support two inputs from solar panels, wind turbines, or other DC sources.
Equipped with automatic pressure regulation, the ejectors can reduce compressed air usage by up to 50 percent per work piece, regardless of its porosity.
New quick-change mechanisms, wire feed assist, and integrated lighting helps to make set-up times fast and simple.
Offering thermal efficiencies as high as 99 percent, the newly extended CREST line brings exceptional energy-efficiency and design flexibility to the largest commercial applications, says the company.
The CoroDrill 870 is part of a new generation of exchangeable-tip drills and is designed to save time and reduce hole costs.
The new patented, handheld tester is easy to use and gives immediate information about the complete condition of the stator, rotor, and connections, according to the company.
Calibration Excellence enables users to streamline calibration work processes and eliminate up to 50 percent of time spent on each calibration.
The Force 5® air gun is designed to deliver the extreme power necessary for heavy duty industrial cleaning and maintenance applications, says the company.
The certified products are wire-end ferrules with insulating plastic collars for cross-sections ranging from 0.25 mm² to 50.0 mm² (AWG 26-1), with the exception of 35.0 mm² (AWG 2).