West Virginia Potato Chip Co. has rebounded from a fire that damaged its Parkersburg plant in March. Production of the company's Mister Bee potato chips has resumed following renovations of the facility.
Blind people remain largely unwanted in the U.S. workplace, despite technological advances that dramatically boost their capabilities. Only about 24 percent of working-age Americans with visual disabilities had full-time jobs as of 2011, according to Cornell University's Employment and Disability Institute.
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients, the Department of Justice announced on Monday.
The talks, initially scheduled for early October, come amid heightened political tension between the two economic giants because of European anger over the allegedly widespread online spying activities by the U.S. National Security Agency.
Orders to U.S. factories rose in September after two months of declines on a big jump in demand for commercial aircraft. But orders that signal business confidence in the economy fell.The Commerce Department says factory orders increased 1.7 percent in September from August.
Besides its size and lofty production goals, Wisconsin Brewing Co. has a management team with decades of experience in brewing, distribution, finance and construction. Its $11 million facility has a brewhouse that can make 80 barrels per batch.
Kinze Manufacturing has developed a driverless tractor that's controllable via an Android tablet.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has developed a new wrench aimed at preventing serious and costly injuries among gas-meter technicians. In some cases, the injuries have required shoulder surgery and have resulted in up to $100,000 in medical bills and lost work days according to researchers.
Kellogg says it plans to trim its global workforce by 7 percent, with the breakfast foods maker citing weaker-than-expected sales for the year. According to FactSet, Kellogg has 31,000 employees, suggesting the company plans to cut about 2,170 jobs.
A lawsuit that alleges a defective light bulb manufactured in New Hampshire caused a fire at a Kimberly-Clark de Mexico paper mill in Mexico has been moved from state to federal court.
The state Commonwealth Court says a lower court must determine whether a Harley-Davidson plant in eastern Pennsylvania is owed a refund on its local property taxes.
Bombardier and Gulfstream are in a dogfight that could decide which plane maker flies highest this year in terms of business jet sales. At the end of the third quarter, Gulfstream was ahead of Montreal-based Bombardier, which has been the global leader each year since 2005.
A government-appointed panel in Bangladesh voted Monday to raise the minimum wage for millions of garment workers to about $66 a month — still the lowest in the world and well below what workers have been seeking.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the fifth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 53rd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Report On Business.
Many executives running high-throughput distribution centers face a growing logistics challenge – the need to prepare small-quantity, mixed-SKU orders to ship and arrive on schedule with short delivery times.
Dearborn Mid-West Company (DMW), a global material handling supplier, has officially introduced its INTELLILUBE® single-point lubrication brand and accessory product line to the automotive and manufacturing industries.
The new kiosk function available with Power Pick Global software simplifies the picking process to help automotive parts departments improve productivity, save floor space and increase accuracy.
The P.A.T.T.I.-K® uses compressed inert gas to apply a continuous tensile load to an aluminum pull-stub which is bonded to the test surface with an adhesive.
Being that it’s football season, the phrase “game plan” usually evokes thoughts of my beloved Green Bay Packers — so you can bet I needed a good reason to spend last week in Chicago Bears country.Luckily, the inaugural Game Plan conference – the brain child of tech leaders like hybris, SAP, Accenture, and others – provided that incentive.
Snap-on Industrial’s Level 5™ Automated Tool Control (ATC) toolbox can now be powered by on-board rechargeable batteries, freeing it from a power cord to make the box more mobile.