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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.                        

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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?                      

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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.                                 

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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.                             

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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.                          

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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.

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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.          

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Advanced Dock Sealing System

May 22, 2014 10:06 am | by Rite-Hite | Videos | Comments

The Eclipse is the first system to block light and seal gaps where previous enclosures have failed, guaranteeing the darkest, most environmentally-secure dock possible, says the company.                   

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China to Tread Carefully as It Pursues Influence

May 22, 2014 9:55 am | by Louise Watt, Associated Press | News | Comments

 China is carrying on a high-stakes balancing act aimed at building influence and access to resources abroad without damaging ties with its most important economic partner — the United States.               

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Vietnam Offers Help to Companies Hit by Riots

May 22, 2014 9:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Vietnam on Thursday pledged to help companies whose factories were targeted during anti-Chinese riots last week, offering tax breaks and other incentives to try and undo some of the damage to its reputation as a low-risk country for foreign manufacturers.

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Aide: GM Probe Near End

May 22, 2014 9:50 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.                

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CEO: Sony Needed to Act Sooner

May 22, 2014 9:39 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday the company accumulated huge losses because it didn't respond quickly enough to changing market conditions, but promised a return to profit next year.             

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Unilever Selling Ragu Brand for $2.15B

May 22, 2014 9:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Unilever PLC says it has agreed to sell ownership of its Ragu and Bertolli brand sauces in North America to Japan's Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion.                             

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Chinese Manufacturing Rebounds to 5-Month High

May 22, 2014 9:23 am | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China's manufacturing contraction eased in May, suggesting the slowdown in the world's second biggest economy is stabilizing.                                    

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LED Strobe Light with Magnetic Base

May 22, 2014 9:20 am | by Larson Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Waterproof and IP67 rated, this LED light is magnetically mounted for temporary use, is available in several different color options and operates on 12/24 volts DC or 120/277 volts AC.

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German CEOs Avoid Russia Business Forum

May 21, 2014 2:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chief executives of major German companies have turned down invitations to this week's St. Petersburg International Economic Forum amid tension between Russia and the West over Ukraine.                   

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Why the Cloud?

May 21, 2014 2:16 pm | by John Papageorge | Articles | Comments

More strategically minded mid-sized manufacturers have long recognized that better data management can make them more competitive.                                   

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A Look at the Toyota, Tesla Breakup

May 21, 2014 2:12 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz discusses why the automaker's love for hydrogen outweighed its partnership with battery-focused Tesla.                                 

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Train Engineering Flub Costs $68M to Fix

May 21, 2014 2:00 pm | by Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | News | Comments

They measured the new trains, they checked against the latest specs on the book. But engineers at the French railway network forgot to measure the actual distance between tracks and platforms.                 

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Heinz Says Ontario Plant Deal Complete

May 21, 2014 1:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Food giant Heinz says a deal to prevent closing a food processing plant that's a key part of the town's economy is now complete, saving at least 250 jobs.                            

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