Bombardier says its regional jets and new CSeries commercial aircraft will retain their competitive advantages even after Brazilian rival Embraer puts more fuel-efficient engines on its E-Jet family of aircraft. Embraer this week said it plans to use a variant of the Pratt & Whitney engine that will power the CSeries on a "second generation" of regional jets beginning in 2018.
A former manufacturing plant in West Michigan that produced bowling equipment for a century is scheduled to be demolished by this summer. The Muskegon Chronicle reports Brunswick Bowling Products has contractors working to bring down buildings at the Muskegon site. By summer, they plan to wrap up demolition. The land will be green space available for future development.
Occupational diseases often mean repeated surgery, intractable pain, inability to work, time off for the affected employee and, ultimately, higher costs for the employer. Here are four steps a company can take to address this growing problem.
Anyone who works with overhead lifting equipment will tell you that safety is absolutely crucial. From machine shop owners to warehouse floor managers, professionals who work in these environments understand how important it is to invest in the reliability and lifecycle of their heavy-duty equipment.
This series of Refrigerated Air Dryers to provide reduced dewpoint temperatures and air line filtration for a wide variety of compressed air applications.
Collapsible Roll and Suspended Coil Racks are designed to store and ship thin BOPP film for the flexible packaging industry or any roll stock
Well suited to belts that use raised elements (cleats, chevrons, ribs, or lugs) to assist in carrying material, the Martin® Brush Cleaner is an economical solution that provides high-performance, energy-efficient operation, even in conditions involving sticky materials or stringy fibers, such as coal and biomass, says the company.
The Bumble Bee safety rail system is a highly visible, high performance structural fitting based railing system designed to meet the needs of the most demanding safety rail requirements, says the company.
Hon Hai Precision, a leading maker of iPhones and other high-tech gadgets, has said it is working with Chinese police probing allegations that employees of its Foxconn unit solicited kickbacks from suppliers. Hon Hai said in a statement late Wednesday that it will "thoroughly investigate" the alleged kickback case and also review its procurement procedures to close any possible loopholes.
China's trade growth rebounded strongly in December in a positive sign for the gradual and still uncertain recovery of the world's second-largest economy. Export growth more than quadrupled from the previous month to 14.1 percent while imports — which failed to grow at all in November — rose 6 percent in a sign of increasing domestic demand, data showed Thursday.
Apple is trying to decide whether it makes sense to offer a cheaper iPhone as it tries to boost sales in less-affluent countries and reclaim some of the market share lost to cheaper phones running Google's Android software, according to a published report.
Businesses and individuals who claim BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion through the company's class-action settlement with a team of private plaintiffs' attorneys, court-supervised claims administrator Patrick Juneau said.
General Motors' CEO said Wednesday that he expects the company to steal sales from rivals in the U.S. this year as its new cars and trucks gain traction with customers. Dan Akerson told reporters that he sees a modest gain in U.S. market share, helped by the rollout of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups and two Cadillac sedans. He also expects the company to do well globally during the next two years.
Boeing's 787 is supposed to revolutionize air travel. It just needs to get out of its own way first. The new plane is undoubtedly Boeing's most visible. It's built from composites instead of aluminum and comes with the promise of the most comfortable ride in the sky. At $200 million each, 787s are an important part of Boeing's future, even though it will be a while before it makes money on them.
MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis shows off the company's latest 3-D printers and says they want to make 3-D printing more approachable for users. He explains that MakerBot is an innovation company, and they make machines that help other people become innovative and make things.