Advertisement
The Leading Source for Industrial Maintenance News
Subscribe to IMPO Magazine All
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

IMPO Insider

Daily industrial news and top headlines for plant and maintenance managers

Boeing Buys Fuel-Saving Software Maker

May 23, 2014 9:55 am | News | Comments

The Boeing Co. said Friday that it has agreed to buy British aviation software maker ETS Aviation to offer its customers a way to manage how much fuel it uses.                           

TOPICS:

Safety Agency Probes Ram Pickups

May 23, 2014 9:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

U.S. safety regulators are investigating older-model Ram pickup trucks with manual transmissions because the engines can be started without the clutch being depressed.                        

TOPICS:

HP to Cut up to 16,000 More Jobs

May 23, 2014 9:02 am | by Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it aims to cut another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs by October, bringing the total number of planned layoffs to a maximum of 50,000 and nearly doubling the largest payroll reduction ever for the 75-year-old technology giant.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Harman Acquiring AMX for $365M

May 22, 2014 4:08 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Harman International Industries Inc. said Wednesday that it is buying audio and visual equipment maker AMX LLC for $365 million.                                    

TOPICS:

Office Depot Recalls 1.4M Office Chairs

May 22, 2014 4:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Office Depot is recalling 1.4 million black rolling office chairs after it received 153 reports of a broken part that caused at least one serious injury.                             

TOPICS:

N.C. Lawmakers Consider New Rules for Patent Abuse

May 22, 2014 4:04 pm | by Katelyn Ferral, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Commerce and Job Development Committee approved a bill that would establish civil penalties for unfair assertions of patent infringement.                                

TOPICS:

What the Heck Is Going on with GM?

May 22, 2014 3:52 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

General Motors has now set a company record with the number of vehicles recalled in a single year. But will it cost the auto giant sales or the new CEO her job?                         

TOPICS:

Lean In Action

May 22, 2014 3:46 pm | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor, IMPO - @IndustrialAnna | Articles | Comments

Lean manufacturing is nothing new, yet the tools available to help support this critical foundation to continuous improvement are ever-changing.                               

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Inside America's Oldest Continuously Operating Paper Mill

May 22, 2014 3:02 pm | by Tia Nowack, Associate Editor, IMPO - @TalesFromTia | Articles | Comments

Monadnock understands that the community depends on it, and they don’t take that responsibility lightly. This loyalty, coupled with wise investments and risk taking, has allowed MPM to remain profitable across three centuries.       

TOPICS:

AF Range Contractors

May 22, 2014 2:09 pm | by ABB Low Voltage Products | Product Releases | Comments

The new line of AF Range contactors from ABB Low Voltage Products division features four coils in the entire voltage range for 90 percent fewer stock keeping units (SKUs) than conventional contactor lines. 

TOPICS:

Membrane Dryer for Ultra-Clean Compressed Air

May 22, 2014 1:58 pm | by LA-MAN Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

LA-MAN Corporation offers the AMD-035 SuperStar Membrane Dryer that provides ultra-clean and ultra-dry compressed air specifically designed with the automotive industry in mind.

TOPICS:

Toyota Recalling Over 430K Vehicles

May 22, 2014 1:36 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota is recalling 430,500 vehicles for three separate safety problems.                                                    

TOPICS:

FAA Too Reliant on Boeing for Battery Test

May 22, 2014 1:33 pm | by Scott Mayerowitz, AP Airlines Writer | News | Comments

The government failed to properly test the Boeing 787's lithium-ion batteries and relied too much on Boeing for technical expertise, a new report says.                             

TOPICS:

First Look: Microsoft's Surface Pro 3

May 22, 2014 1:31 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 3 tablet at an event on Tuesday, saying the goal of the device is to "take away the conflict" between owning a laptop and a tablet.                        

TOPICS:

Building A Better Egg (With No Chicken)

May 22, 2014 12:08 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Hampton Creek Foods is trying to build a more environmentally friendly egg that looks, tastes and has the nutrition of a regular egg. But unless it's cheaper, can they beat the egg?                      

TOPICS:

Caster Connection Rolls Out New eCommerce Site

May 22, 2014 12:04 pm | by Caster Connection, Inc. | News | Comments

Caster Connection rolled out a new, more client-friendly version of its website in order to better serve current and prospective clients.                                 

TOPICS:

Oregon Iron Works and Vigor Industrial to Merge

May 22, 2014 11:59 am | by Steven Dubois, Associated Press | News | Comments

Oregon Iron Works and Vigor Industrial said Wednesday they are forming a combined company that will employ about 2,300 workers in the Pacific Northwest.                             

TOPICS:

Gauge of U.S. Economy Rises in April

May 22, 2014 11:55 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted a solid gain in April, further evidence of stronger growth after a severe winter dampened activity.                          

TOPICS:

May 2014: High-Tech Material Transport

May 22, 2014 10:36 am | Digital Editions | Comments

In this issue of IMPO, we visit America's oldest continuously operating paper mill, talk to experts about ways to improve Lean efforts, and showcase advancements in the material handling industry.

TOPICS:

How Consumer IT Trends Are Affecting Your Operations

May 22, 2014 10:13 am | by Greg Goodwin, LNS Research | Articles | Comments

BYOD, gamification and other influences from the general consumer landscape are making their way into the IT strategies and developments of many manufacturers. Here's a look at some of the ways your facility can benefit.          

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading