Advertisement
News
Subscribe to IMPO Magazine News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

IMPO Insider

Daily industrial news and top headlines for plant and maintenance managers

Epicor Announces Integration Between ERP and MES

September 10, 2014 12:17 pm | by The Associated Press

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, announced the integration between its Epicor Mattec manufacturing execution system (MES) and next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, called Epicor ERP version 10.

TOPICS:

Court Blocks Pollution Rules For Wyoming Plants

September 10, 2014 12:04 pm | by Ben Neary, The Associated Press

It was ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court.         

TOPICS:

Utility Manufacturing Company Receives Gold Safety Award

September 10, 2014 10:54 am | by The Associated Press

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce that it has received the Liberty Mutual Insurance Gold Safety Award.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Honda Introduces Self-Driving Car

September 10, 2014 10:41 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press

Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel.                            

TOPICS:

Google Invests in California Solar Power Plant

September 10, 2014 10:09 am | by The Associated Press

Google is providing $145 million in financing so that SunEdison can build a solar plant north of Los Angeles in Kern County.                                    

TOPICS:

Nevada Lawmakers Considering $1.3B Tesla Package

September 10, 2014 9:55 am | by Scott Sonner, The Associated Press

Governor Brian Sandoval has ordered the Nevada Legislature into a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for electric car-maker Tesla Motors as part of "an extraordinary opportunity" to seal the deal for its $5 billion battery factory and tens of thousands of jobs it promises to bring. 

TOPICS:

U.S. Industry Pay Hikes Since the Recession

September 10, 2014 9:44 am | by The Associated Press

Despite steady job growth and a drop in the unemployment rate from 10 percent during 2009 to 6.1 percent in August, most Americans have received little increase in pay.                        

TOPICS:

Hardinge To Acquire Voumar

September 10, 2014 9:27 am | by Hardinge Inc

Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the Voumard Internal Diameter (ID) Grinding Business.     

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in July

September 9, 2014 5:18 pm | by The Association for Manufacturing Technology

July U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $354.63 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total was down 11.5 percent from June and down 1.4 percent when compared with the total of $359.70 million reported for July 2013. 

TOPICS:

Want Lower Gas Prices? Ship More Oil Abroad

September 9, 2014 2:36 pm | by Jonathan Fahey, The Associated Press

Exporting more U.S. oil around the world would lower the price of gasoline for U.S. drivers and benefit the nation's economy, according to a new study.                             

TOPICS:

Ohio Manufacturing Firm Makes $29M Expansion

September 9, 2014 2:20 pm | by Dayton Daily News

St. Paris manufacturing firm KTH Parts Industries is making progress on a $29 million expansion and hiring that's connected to increased production at Honda.                           

TOPICS:

U.S. Recovery Drives the Dollar Sharply Higher

September 9, 2014 1:23 pm | by Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press

An improving U.S. economy, combined with a gloomy outlook for growth elsewhere in the world, appears to be strengthening the U.S. dollar.                                 

TOPICS:

McDonald's Sales Metric Hurt by China Scandal

September 9, 2014 1:13 pm | by The Associated Press

McDonald's said that a key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August due to a food-safety scandal in China.                                       

TOPICS:

Grainger Announces World's First Data Center Certified by New LEED Standards

September 9, 2014 11:43 am | by W.W. Grainger

Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, announced its new data center is certified as the world's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) facility of this type. 

TOPICS:

U.S. Job Openings Near 13-Year High

September 9, 2014 11:13 am | by Christopher Rugaber, The Associated Press

The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to the fastest pace in nearly seven years.                     

TOPICS:

'Make It In Washington' Initiative Introduced to Strengthen Manufacturing Sector

September 9, 2014 10:42 am | by The Associated Press

Small and midsized manufacturers in qualified Washington counties will have access to a new blend of support to strengthen their businesses.                               

TOPICS:

General Mills Buying Annie's

September 9, 2014 10:18 am | by The Associated Press

Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Annie's, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million.                                       

TOPICS:

Never Worry About Parking Again

September 9, 2014 10:11 am | by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself.                            

TOPICS:

What's New For Cars in 2015

September 9, 2014 10:06 am | by Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press

Here's a roundup of what's new in the U.S. automotive industry for the 2015 model year.                                                

TOPICS:

Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturer Haier Opening Tech Center

September 8, 2014 2:16 pm | by The Associated Press

Haier America, a division of the multi-national home appliance and consumer electronics manufacturer Haier Group, announced plans today to locate its North American Tech Center in Evansville, IN, creating 50 new high-wage jobs by 2015. 

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading