Thanks to the introduction of WiFi and mobile devices, technicians are working faster and smarter, with huge productivity gains attributable directly to instant, onsite access to information. The result is less machine downtime, more reliable production, and higher output.
The Triple Defender is one of the less lethal alternatives to guns that law enforcement is increasingly interested in after the recent controversies over police killings.
For more than 30 years, importers of British goods brought English Cadbury Chocolate into the United States, but as a lawsuit between American chocolate behemoth Hersey and British importers draws to a close, fans of milky English bars of chocolate are anticipating a permanent dry spell.
Succeeding with continuous improvement has proven harder than expected for many organizations. One big reason is that there are a few challenges most organizations sooner or later encounter and where your intuitive responses actually prevent you from succeeding.
The oil train that exploded in West Virginia met the industry's voluntary 2011 safety standards, but a growing number of accidents has the Obama administration considering tougher rules for tank cars. Here is a look at what's rolling on U.S. rails.
Officials say a business is recalling about 4,300 pounds of pork sausage products in Michigan due to mislabeling and an undeclared allergen.
Recent reports have indicated that Apple may be making a bigger push into the car market, Nissan is again playing with paint and Toyota is trying to make getting around town a little easier.
The U.S. Labor Department's Producer Price Index decreased by 0.8 percent in January, the third consecutive monthly decline and the largest drop since the statistic debuted more than five years ago.
Factory output by U.S. manufacturers increased by 0.2 percent last month, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve.
Accenture defines IIoT as the convergence of intelligent industrial products, processes, and services that communicate with each other, and with people, over global networks. Conservative estimates suggest worldwide Industrial Internet spending is set to increase from $20 billion in 2012 to $500 billion by 2020*.
Water discharged from fracking sites in California contained levels of benzene and chromium-6 well in excess of federal standards, according to a recent report by an Arizona environmental group.
The derailment of a train carrying crude oil in West Virginia is one of three in the past year involving tank cars that already meet a higher safety standard than what federal law requires — leading some to suggest even tougher requirements that industry representatives say would be costly.
Boston Scientific will pay $600 million to settle with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the medical device maker's $27 billion acquisition of Guidant Corp. in 2006.
The U.S. solar energy sector employed nearly 174,000 workers in manufacturing, construction, engineering, sales and other industries as of November 2014, an increase of nearly 22 percent compared to the previous year.
VICI Valco’s Cheminert High Pressure PEEK Fittings are rated at 5000 psi with fingertight nuts. The taper angle and detail design conform to the industry standard established by the Valco line.
Don't expect to see them too soon, but they could be coming to your local grocery store — two types of apples genetically modified to resist turning brown after they're bruised or sliced.
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a startup firm have developed a spray that can allow contaminated food to be traced back to its source within an hour.
When people talk about the future of manufacturing, they usually have Germany, Japan and the United States in mind, not India. That’s about to change.
The families of nine children and adults killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting are asking a federal judge to return their lawsuit against gun maker Remington to state court, where legal experts say it may have a better chance of succeeding.
A refinery strike would seem like an understandable reason for increased gas prices. Yet three weeks into a walkout at 11 refineries around the country, the impact on the prices of gasoline, diesel and other fuels is barely discernable. Here's why.