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The Bakken. The words have become synonymous with America's energy boom and the thundering noise of oil wells. But unfortunately the industry in the region has also developed a reputation for something darker: oilfield worker deaths.
There are both benefits and drawbacks to becoming more eco-friendly in manufacturing. It's important to look at the facts and make a decision based on your company's capability and needs.
In today's interconnected world where businesses increasingly rely on data and networks, a single sophisticated cyberattack on a business can inflict as much harm as a natural disaster.
To achieve better approaches to regulatory compliance, decision-makers should understand both the overview and particulars of what the EPA and OSHA require.
When it comes to lifting equipment, errors in spec’ing, usage and maintenance can mean more than just downtime. Because of the heavy loads this equipment is often tasked with moving, one wrong move can mean a serious safety issue as well.
Lighting is one of the largest overheads for warehouses, representing about 30 percent of a typical warehouse or facility’s energy usage.
For most industrial facilities, the arrival of winter heralds two problems: cold employees and high natural gas bills. A solution to those problems can be found in large, overhead fans already in use in many facilities.
Labor productivity has a major impact on the cost of maintenance and few maintenance managers know the effectiveness of their crews. They should know and improve the conditions that affect labor productivity on their sites.
Elevance’s success has hinged on more than just green appeal. The company says what sets their products apart is that they rival their petro-derived counterparts in both performance and price.
As candidates from both sides of the aisle start to hit the lengthy Presidential campaign trail, U.S. manufacturing, as usual, becomes the focus of more than a few debate points on job development, the trade deficit, and ‘reshoring.’
The decline in American manufacturing and the rise of products made in China have frustrated America workers and been fodder for political commentators for years.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) has been hyped as the “next big thing” for manufacturing and other industrial businesses. Believe the hype.
As devices are embedded with technology that can communicate and interact with other devices, supply chains will also be impacted.
Focusing on Millennial workers can help manufacturers adapt to a changing industrial landscape and come out a step ahead.
3D printing is one of the hottest developments to reach designers and manufacturers for some time. Take a look at what stakeholders are saying about this burgeoning industry.
Mexico’s factories continue to expand and the country is expected to be the manufacturing growth leader in Latin America through 2016, according to a report from the MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation.
We have only begun to grasp the potential of the Industrial Internet of Things, but it is already revolutionizing every aspect of plant operations, for example, the collection, transmission and storage of big data.
Whether you are asked to reduce inventory control costs or you need to reduce the number of parts in your inventory, metrics can be a solution. It can be a tool you can use to negotiate with a supplier or even ensure delivery on time to your customers.
When it comes to investing in and installing fall arrest equipment, how to safely anchor the system can be one of the most difficult and confusing decisions. Luckily, we’ve set out to answer five of the most common questions around anchorage — keeping both your workers and your products safe and secure.
Way lube holds in place, so slides are lubricated, reducing friction. Without the tackifier, hydraulic oil will either run off (such as with a machine positioned up and down) or stick to one side of the machine (such as where machine parts move over the top of the other) and then run off.