Caterpillar Inc. cut its profit and revenue guidance on Monday, saying the world's economic conditions "are weaker than we had previously expected." The Peoria, Ill., company is the world's largest construction and mining equipment maker, so its results are watched closely as a sign of where the broader economy is headed.
Caterpillar's CEO has again criticized Illinois' political leaders and what he calls the state's uncompetitive business environment, while affirming that the heavy equipment maker will keep its headquarters — and thousands of jobs — in Peoria.
Union officials are meeting with workers at Boeing's North Charleston plant. The informal sessions with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have only attracted a few dozen employees. But the meetings are especially sensitive after the fight between the union and Boeing after the company announced it was building an assembly plant in South Carolina.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says on its website that the vehicles may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification. The vehicles were made from May 10 through July 26.
The German industrial conglomerate, whose products range from trains to turbines, said Monday it's in talks with possible buyers, but offered no details. It said the move is part of a wider effort to increase its productivity and efficiency. The solar power industry has been hit by falling subsidies, weaker sales and increasingly stiff price competition, especially by Chinese manufacturers.
It’s easy to see the benefit of undertaking the effort to implement an MES system. They effectively collect, process, and translate valuable business data related to the plant floor and the enterprise resource planning system. But the adoption process can be fraught with risk and uncertainty, depending on the approach a manufacturer takes.
Operating in a “niche within a niche” is how the managing director of a tool maker and manufacturer of precision scientific instruments – some of which are currently operating in space, one-and-a-half-million kilometres away from Earth – describes his company.
These heaters are available in various sheath materials including 316 passivated stainless steel, steel, copper, and Incoloy®840.
The Speedy Board incorporates fork lift cut-outs to the leading edge of the board that allow the fork lift operator to quickly and safely “scoop” the board and move it into place.
This 24-page collection of product information presents a broad array of doors from strip doors to roll-up doors to insect screens.
All parts are designed with offset surfaces and interlocking flanges so that no cracks exist in the joints, minimizing the potential for contamination.
The new Snap-on Industrial Brands catalog includes detailed information on more than 7,100 professional tool and equipment items—a 15 percent increase from its previous edition.
These “environmentally bulletproof” field devices include fully encapsulated sensor electronics housed in a stainless steel enclosure.
The Oilmiser Vapor Guard traps the oil mist before it fouls the air filter, according to the company.
The machine, which can wrap up to 35 loads per hour, has adjustable carriage and turntable speeds.
The StarJet removes old runway markings and rubber build-up with high-pressure water jets (up to 40,000 psi) without the pavement damage that often results from abrasives or grinding.
The LX Series and RS Single Axis Robotic Actuators are designed to reduce design/build time and costs for manufacturers of production machinery, automation systems, and motion control devices.
The company is assembling ammonia packages ranging from simple motor-compressor combinations on rails to complete rotary screw compressor packages.
The protective properties of zinc are intended for a wide array of applications requiring superior oxidation prevention.