One of the biggest challenges discrete manufacturing companies face is the increasing complexity of the product, whether this is due to technological change, market forces or the need to customize the product to meet demanding customer requirements.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic fund approval of two business expansion projects that are expected to generate nearly $22 million in investments and add up to 115 new jobs in Michigan.
A federal judge approved outgoing emergency manager Kevyn Orr's long-term fiscal recovery plan, which calls for $1.7 billion to remove blight, train city workers, hire more first responders and shore up services to improve the lives of Detroit residents.
Healthy job growth in the United States has reached a level of consistency unseen in nearly two decades. But, the U.S. job market is hardly without its own weaknesses. Americans' average hourly pay rose only slightly last month, a negative note in an otherwise solid report.
LNS Research has assembled a free Manufacturing Execution System (MES) toolkit for manufacturers who are considering implementing an MES system.
With operations and partners worldwide, Hypertherm was experiencing significant growth, however their existing consumables product label printing system was not sufficiently accommodating this growth, and was presenting considerable risks to their operations in this lean manufacturing environment.
Bimba Manufacturing has released IntelliSense, a technology platform combining sensors, cylinders and software to deliver real-time performance data for standard Bimba pneumatic devices.
Life is genuinely sweet with the cold, refreshing taste of Coca-Cola Life. The new beverage is The Coca-Cola Company’s first reduced calorie cola to use a blend of cane sugar and stevia leaf extract.
The federal labor department is suing to protect West Virginia steelworkers who may have lost millions in retirement savings because investment managers hired by Severstal Wheeling failed to properly oversee the plan.
The Federal Reserve says overall borrowing rose $15.9 billion following a $14 billion gain in August and a $22.8 billion July increase. The gains have pushed total consumer debt to a record level of $3.27 trillion.
The unemployment rate no longer seems to reflect America's mood. After Tuesday's midterm elections, exit polling showed how little falling unemployment has resonated. Most voters said they cast their ballots out of fear for the economy.
Emails from a court case show that General Motors Co. ordered 500,000 replacement ignition switches almost two months before telling government safety regulators that the switches would be recalled.
Specialty chemicals companies today face numerous uncertainties and constantly navigate internal and external business variables, but sophisticated software systems are available to drive supply chain excellence and to align people and processes.
Audi is the undisputed champion of the 24-hour Le Mans race, a grueling test of man and machine that pushes technology to its limits. Jason Harper went to Italy for the exceptionally rare opportunity to drive one of the world's most advanced and expensive cars.
What's in a name? Well for this Belgian chocolate maker Libeert...its fate as a company. Until recently its name was ISIS, derived from Italo Suisse, the chocolates' Italian and Swiss influences.
General Mills cuts its sales and profit outlook for the year on Friday, citing persistent sales weakness in the U.S. food industry.
Boeing officials say they are discussing the sale of the company's land in south Wichita, Kansas.
Germany's exports rose sharply in September and factory production was also up, but experts say it may not be enough to stave off a recession.
The Department of Labor reported this morning that America's manufacturing sector added 15,000 jobs in October. AAM President Scott Paul responds to this increase saying, “the good news is that manufacturing jobs have grown over the past few months. The bad news is that they haven’t grown fast enough."
Power management company, Eaton, has introduced the V-Spring Telescoping Light Pole from its Crouse-Hinds business, designed to increase safety and reduce labor costs associated with installing and maintaining lights at industrial facilities.