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

U.S. Gov't Had Role in Ebola Drug Given to Aid Workers

August 5, 2014 9:54 am | by Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer

Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year.                

TOPICS:

Autos And Construction Fuel U.S. Job Growth

August 5, 2014 9:51 am | by The Associated Press

In a month when auto plants usually shut down to retool for next year's models, the sector added a solid 14,600 jobs, according to the government's employment report released Friday.                   

TOPICS:

Ind. Man Laid Off Twice Finds New Purpose at 52

August 5, 2014 9:49 am | by Tim Vandenack, The Elkhart Truth

The Great Recession battered Elkhart County and, in some ways, many are still feeling the aftershocks of the downturn, five years after it ended. But it's made others leaner, forcing them to improvise and forge a new trail lest they wither on the vine.

TOPICS:
Advertisement

GM Canada Agrees To Restore Retirement Benefits

August 5, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press

General Motors of Canada Ltd. has agreed to pay $9 million to nearly 3,300 salaried and executive retirees and restore most of their post-retirement benefits to pre-financial crisis levels, the Toronto Star reports.          

TOPICS:

Official Says Mechanical Failure Caused Food Lab Blast

August 5, 2014 9:35 am | by The Associated Press

A fire official says a mechanical failure apparently caused two explosions at a food laboratory in northern New Jersey, leaving two workers with cuts and bruises.                          

TOPICS:

Toyota Profit Up Nearly 5 Pct.

August 5, 2014 9:16 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer

Toyota Motor Corp. reported a 5 percent jump in quarterly profit Tuesday, outpacing expectations as vehicle sales grew in North America and Europe, offsetting a drop in Japan.                      

TOPICS:

China To Ban All Coal Use in Beijing

August 5, 2014 9:13 am | by The Associated Press

China's smog-plagued capital has announced plans to ban the use of coal by the end of 2020 as the country fights deadly levels of pollution, especially in major cities.                         

TOPICS:

McDonald's Says China Meat Scandal Hurting Sales

August 4, 2014 4:44 pm | by The Associated Press

McDonald's said Monday that a scandal over a meat supplier in China is hurting sales in the region and its global sales forecast for 2014 is "at risk."                             

TOPICS:
Advertisement

HP To Pay $32.5M To Settle Postal Service Dispute

August 4, 2014 4:09 pm | by The Associated Press

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for products over more than eight years.                            

TOPICS:

Energy Efficiency May Be Your Factory's Golden Ticket

August 4, 2014 4:05 pm | by Thulasi Narayan, LEED® AP and Grey Fowles, CDT, LEED® AP

By diligently estimating projected energy use for the project, substantial cost reduction can be achieved while maintaining the quantity and quality of the product produced.                      

TOPICS:

Oscar Mayer Gives Consumers Another Reason To Love Bacon

August 4, 2014 4:00 pm | by Kraft Foods Group, Inc.

Just when you thought bacon couldn't get any better, Oscar Mayer introduces the newest innovation from the Oscar Mayer Institute for the Advancement of Bacon (OMIFAB): Bacon Jerky.                    

Japan, China Eye Meeting Over Food Safety

August 4, 2014 2:28 pm | by The Associated Press

The Japanese and Chinese governments are making preparations to hold a working-level meeting on food safety later this month following a recent scandal over expired chicken meat provided by a Chinese producer, Japanese government sources said Monday.

TOPICS:

Colorado Considers New Look for Edible Pot

August 4, 2014 2:26 pm | by Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.                    

TOPICS:

U.S. Auto Sales Sizzle in July

August 4, 2014 2:23 pm | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer

Toyota, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all saw double-digit sales gains. General Motors' sales were up 9 percent compared with last July, while Hyundai's rose 1.5 percent.                        

TOPICS:

USDA Overhauls 50 Year-Old Poultry Inspections

August 4, 2014 12:13 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press

The Obama administration is moving to cut down on the thousands of foodborne illnesses linked to chicken and turkey each year with an overhaul of poultry plant inspection rules that are more than 50 years old.            

TOPICS:

Harley Recalls Bikes for Ignition Switch Problem

August 4, 2014 12:06 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer

Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.                                      

TOPICS:

U.S. Manufacturing Expands Again in July

August 4, 2014 10:04 am | by Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer

The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, reported Friday that its manufacturing index rose to 57.1, highest level since April 2011 and up from 55.3 in June.                   

TOPICS:

Experimental Ebola Drug Not Used on U.S. Missionary

August 4, 2014 10:00 am | by Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

The Canadian company that is developing an experimental Ebola drug says its product was not given to one of two American aid workers infected with the virus.                           

TOPICS:

Death Toll Rises To 75 in Chinese Factory Blast

August 4, 2014 9:56 am | by Jack Chang, Associated Press

The death toll in an explosion at a Chinese auto parts factory has risen to 75, as investigators fault poor safety measures and news reports reveal that workers had long complained of dangerous levels of dust at the facility.          

TOPICS:

Hyundai Recalling More Than 419K Vehicles

August 4, 2014 9:52 am | by The Associated Press

Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems.                                            

TOPICS:

Pages

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