Managing Editor Rachelle Blair-Frasier discusses a conversation with a student at Workshops for Warriors who is a veteran transitioning out of the military into a career in advanced manufacturing.
See the story behind San Diego-based non-profit training facility Workshops for Warriors, which offers veterans advanced manufacturing training for free and is are looking to expand nationally.
Ian Nicolson takes a look at how planning for the unexpected effects of extreme weather could save you company from long-lasting consequences.
Editor Mike Hockett chats with Grainger senior director of safety strategy and solutions, Travis Kruse, about safety culture, the impact of the Trump administration's proposed major cutbacks in manufacturing regulations, and how Grainger helps customers...
Explosions in manufacturing plants are almost always serious, often catastrophic — and, in most cases, very preventable. Chuck Ashelin discusses how the use of curtain walls can minimize the risk.
Walt Swietlik discusses the importance of indoor air quality at a facility and offers four tips for improvement.
Product manager of energy storage systems at The Raymond Corporation, Erica Moyer, looks at how lithium-ion technology could benefit the material handling market.
Udaya Devineni, Senior Vice President of Services at Schneider Electric, discusses the potential Trump’s public infrastructure modernization plan creates for industrial and critical power facilities.
Editor Mike Hockett discusses how publication of OSHA violations could have already changed under the Trump administration.
See how drones could be the ideal tool when it comes to improving maintenance operations at your facility.
Top safety expert Todd Grover discusses the newly unveiled ANSI/ASSE Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods standards.
A trio of staff and contributed articles take a look at the state of manufacturing jobs and the key issues affecting the industry.
Daniel Waldron takes a look at common industrial facility myths and how determining fact from fiction could be pivotal to purchasing decisions.
Johanna Baril reviews the impacts of water hammers and how to solve issues surrounding premature wear and tear on pipes, tubing, pumps and more.
IMPO's March Digital Edition features a tour inside the new Platinum LEED-Certified maintenance facility at Madison WI’s Sewerage District, while our Manufacturing Jobs Report takes a look at how companies can thrive in a challenging labor market. Also...
IMPO's January/February Digital Edition features a tour inside automotive technology-maker Ficosa's new state-of-the-art plant in Cookeville, TN. Also included are two Maintenance Matters articles on how to protect your plant and its assets from...
Editor Mike Hockett discusses the importance of maintenance in the home and in the manufacturing world.
IMPO takes a tour inside automotive technology-maker Ficosa's new state-of-the-art plant in Cookeville, TN.
Antony Parsons discusses how flash arc safety programs that incorporate "safety by design" are the most effective in mitigating hazards.
Julie Holmquist outlines how Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI) technology offers unique advantages in corrosion prevention strategies.
George Wang and Jack Dovenbarger examine the benefits of pneumatic actuators without springs.
Scott Turner reviews how to upgrade maintenance operations with improved efficiency, quality and reduced overhead.
Lubrication specialist Chris Kniestedt discusses why proper lubrication is an important part of preventative maintenance.
IMPO's November/December Digital Edition features editor Mike Hockett's October logistics press trip throughout the Netherlands, where he toured supply chain companies and facilities. Also included is an article about putting tiered maintenance to work...
Editor Mike Hockett recaps his recent press trip around logistics companies and facilities in the Netherlands.
GE product manager Tom Michalowski discusses clamp-on flow meters in-depth and their many benefits.
John Bernet examines how to leverage new smart tools and work practices to maximize shrinking maintenance resources.
Day & Zimmerman plant services director Ryan Donald discusses three key factors that lead to factory accidents, and how to change them.
Editor Mike Hockett discusses his trip to the Netherlands on a logistics press trip.
Daniel Blaine Peters outlines how electricians can troubleshoot a measurable current imbalance after installing a variable frequency drive.
IMPO's October Digital Edition features a piece from Snap-on about the importance of tethering tools when working at height. This issue's Onsite feature is on Milwaukee-based Clock Shadow Creamery, a rare urban cheese factory. Also included are best-...
A drying system customized for specialty manufacturing applications is considered by many people to be one of the vital parts of any successful manufacturing business. Learn good maintenance and housekeeping procedures to help operators minimize or...
Snap-on Industrial's John Martell explains how when working at height, your personal protective equipment routine should include tethering your tools. Does it?
Brother Gearmotors' Juan Avalos-Vasquez discusses the features to look for in a high-performance gearmotor, which can serve many substantial benefits to your plant operations.
Learn how one large industrial facility designed its waste stream technology to control the cost of complying with environmental regulations.
Besides safety risks, defects in power stations often result in cost-intensive remediation measures and temporary loss of power production. Hans Christian Schröder explains the pros and cons of different methods of power station maintenance strategies.
See how Monroe, WA improved its sludge handling capabilities and reduced their downtime by replacing double disc pumps with progressive cavity pumps with smart conveying technology.
Learn the story of Clock Shadow Creamery, which set up shop in Milwaukee in 2012 and continues to thrive as one of the country's rare urban cheese factories.
IMPO editor Mike Hockett recaps his first experience at the recent International Manufacturing Technology Show in September, and discusses his early October trip to The Netherlands, where he toured a handful of logistics and supply chain facilities.