When it comes to women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) the numbers just don’t add up. Even though the number of women majoring in STEM (and attending college) has increased in the past few decades, the number of women who actually enter the fields has barely increased at all.
Manufacturing & Education: Understanding the Connection. That is the name of an educators’ workshop I just attended that brought teachers and manufacturers together to share perspectives and opportunities. Panelists talked about workforce needs and what they find in job applicants.
If you use forklifts in your material handling warehouse, you can boost your sustainability daily with just a few steps.
Manufacturing hubs are not only important for the success of the manufacturing sector, but will benefit local communities, U.S. competitiveness, and security.
The U.S. Navy will begin testing and evaluating two FORTIS industrial exoskeletons. The FORTIS exoskeleton is an unpowered, lightweight exoskeleton that increases an operator’s strength and endurance.
With an empowered consumer base now dictating supply and demand, accelerated time to market pressures, intense global competition and the continual rise of the Internet and mobile economies, manufacturers need to be able to make production decisions by leveraging the latest supply chain information at their fingertips.
It used to be that when it comes to effectively running a company, experience generally trumps all else. But should age really matter in company leadership?
It appears that the threat of new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations in the cheese industry hasn’t gotten old and moldy just yet.
The powerhouse combination of mobility, cloud computing, security and predictive analytics is becoming the ‘holy grail’ across the manufacturing industry.
With fantasy football, social media and other timewasters more popular than ever, let's take a look at how much money employers are actually losing because of them.
For more than 100 years, General Electric has been a staple consumer appliance brand in American homes. Necessities like the electric toaster, refrigerator, and washer & dryer, helped make GE the conglomerate it is today.
In China, incomes are on the rise, and a clear middle class is emerging, meaning Chinese manufacturers are finding a domestic customer base they didn’t have in the past. Perhaps the days of producing only for export are behind them.
Ultimately, we consumers deserve some blame for the outsourcing phenomenon that has swept through the U.S. and Europe.
When you look at big scientific questions, it’s hard to see the manufacturing implications at first. Author Mike Collins explains why particle physics has been transformative for the manufacturing sector.
Anna Short Harrington became the face of Aunt Jemima in 1935. Now, 59 years after her death, two of her great-grandsons are suing Quaker Oats and its parent company, PespsiCo, for exploiting Harrington and not paying royalties to her estate.
Recently, Monster — the world’s largest and most well known employment website — released findings from an international survey looking into workplace stress. The poll’s revelations were grim.
Recording maintenance history accurately leads to failure prevention and drives awareness about equipment maintenance. CMMS software will also narrow down performance issues to parts and elements of your equipment.
This week it was reported that U.S.-owned meat supplier, Husi Food Co., sold expired beef and chicken to major fast food chains. And as companies are breaking ties with the supplier, one company is vowing to stand by them.
Recently, the Treasury announced changes to the Research and Development Alternative Simplified Credit (ASC). And luckily for you, you don’t need to invent fake liquid vitamin food in order to take advantage of this opportunity.
America has been a very weak competitor in the game of globalization and has not used its power or legal rights to improve American manufacturing. The following describes the key issues facing American manufacturer that need to be addressed with action (not rhetoric).