Sustainability is a hot topic in the food and beverage industry. As manufacturers seek to reduce costs and maintain customer loyalty, implementing sustainable practices can help to achieve these aims while at the same time ensuring that companies are playing a responsible role in their industry and society in general.
Danray Products LLC recently introduced 12", 18", and 24" steel lathe chuck shields for lathes or similar machines.
The new forklift channels allow loaded Akro-Tilt Trucks to be lifted, moved and maneuvered even more easily — saving users time, money and effort.
The all new Dynasty® 280 and Maxstar® 280 TIG welders, introduced by Miller Electric Mfg. Co., deliver more power and provide the ability to weld metal up to 3/8-inch thick — yet are lighter, more portable and use less energy.
Soft blank top jaws from Dillon Manufacturing, Inc., provide a smooth gripping surface, low T.I.R. (Total Indicator Reading), and have greater holding power due to increased part contact.
A Dutch luxury bus company is testing technology — already used in the mining industry and Caterpillar — that monitors whether a driver is becoming drowsy.
Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are turning a handsome profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits.
U.S. wholesale businesses boosted their stockpiles in October by the most in two years as their sales rose sharply, encouraging signs for economic growth in the final three months of the year. Wholesale stockpiles grew 1.4 percent in October, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.
The European Commission has fined pharmaceuticals giants Johnson & Johnson and Novartis a combined $22 million for colluding to delay the entrance of a cheap generic form of a pain killer to the Dutch market.
In a filing Tuesday, Kurt Mix's attorneys argued a prosecutor's questioning of a witness on Monday amounted to injecting unsupported accusations of misconduct against Mix.
U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in more than five years in October, and the number of people quitting also reached a five-year high. The figures are an encouraging sign for the unemployed.The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings rose 1 percent to a seasonally adjusted 3.93 million.
Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.
October U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $435.02 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 10.2% from September but down 3.2% when compared with the total of $449.44 million reported for October 2012.
General Motors product development chief Mary Barra has been named the company's new CEO, the first female head of a U.S. car company. Barra, 51, will replace Dan Akerson on Jan. 15. Barra currently holds what many say is the most important job in the company — senior vice president for global product development.
China's auto sales rose 16 percent in November as Japanese automakers extended a rebound in the world's biggest vehicle market, an industry group reported Tuesday. The figures were an unexpectedly strong performance for automakers that are looking to China to drive global sales amid weakness in U.S., Japanese and European markets.
A Windsor meat company has recalled some 90,000 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced under unsanitary conditions.
Sysco is buying privately held US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock. When the deal closes, Sysco expects the addition of US Foods to boost its annual sales by about 46 percent to around $65 billion.
A German engineering company has agreed to pay a $32 million fine as part of an agreement to settle charges it worked with a Texas company to bribe Nigerian officials in order to win a $387 million pipeline contract.
A French businessman who sold tens of thousands of breast implants filled with industrial-grade silicone and prone to leaks was convicted of fraud on Tuesday and sentenced to the maximum four years in prison.
The 51-year-old Cheesewright succeeds Doug McMillon, who last month was named the next president and CEO of the world's biggest retailer. McMillon succeeds Mike Duke.