Last week, we published "Friendly Robots: The Future Of Advanced Manufacturing," about the creation of Baxter, the manufacturing robot. Here is a look at the purpose behind Baxter, his role in automating manufacturing, his interaction with humans, and his day-to-day work.
A top Republican in the Tennessee General Assembly expects his colleagues to approve the state...
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German luxury automobile maker Mercedes-Benz said...
Subsea oil and gas deposits off the coast of Brazil exist in a world of extremes.This unwelcoming world has long been off limits to humans, but that’s changing. Energy companies are planning to place entire industrial plants processing oil and gas on the seabed.
Federal regulators have cited a Kearney manufacturing plant for workplace safety violations they say led to an employee suffering acute kidney failure.
ITW Vortec introduces the new ATEX Vortex, a new enclosure cooler that is designed to maintain optimum temperatures to prevent shutdowns due to overheating of control panels and electronics.
IMPO consults with safety expert Nino Granatiero, Vice President, Safety and Marketing for Grainger, to go over common safety issues Grainger witnesses with its manufacturing customers, and how it works to help customers streamline some of these critical efforts within a manufacturing environment.
The ongoing push to keep the UAW and labor unions out of foreign automobile manufacturing plants in the South continues.
IMPO sits down with Nino Granatiero, Vice President, Safety and Marketing for Grainger, to discuss some of the safety issues Grainger sees with its manufacturing customers, and how it looks to help streamline some of these critical efforts within a manufacturing environment.
The new Repair Regulations will drastically impact how manufacturing companies treat the amounts paid to purchase, produce, or improve tangible property, like plants, buildings, machines, and much more.
Wayne Farms LLC, which makes products under brand names Dutch Quality House and Platinum Harvest, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing workers to dangerous machinery, fall and musculoskeletal disorder hazards.
A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, rattling nearby homes.
A sponge-like plastic that sops up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) might ease our transition away from polluting fossil fuels and toward new energy sources, such as hydrogen.
Federal environmental officials have rejected an appeal from the U.S. Army and reiterated their order to clean up 15 million pounds of artillery propellant improperly stored at a northwest Louisiana site.
La-Man Corporation offers a series of Refrigerated Air Dryers to provide reduced dewpoint temperatures and air line filtration for a wide variety of compressed air applications.
In this issue of IMPO, we focus on improving energy efficiency in your facility, take you inside KitchenAid's stand mixer factory and discuss the best uses for mobility in a manufacturing setting.
Top environmental regulators for four Republican presidents told Congress on Wednesday what many Republican lawmakers won't: Action is needed on global warming.
The Eclipse is the first system to block light and seal gaps where previous enclosures have failed, guaranteeing the darkest, most environmentally-secure dock possible, says the company.
Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked to chemical exposure.
Zoneworks SCL Curtain Walls by Rite-Hite make up a highly flexible and adaptable fabric wall system that makes it easy to contain dust, smoke, or fumes, while improving air quality by dividing the interior space of industrial facilities.
A South Carolina lab will lead an independent review of chemical fumes reported by workers at waste storage tanks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear weapons site in Washington state.
The Supreme Court has given the Environmental Protection Agency an important victory in its effort to reduce power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
The most telling feature of these new dome signal lights is the 200 percent to 500 percent increase in luminosity over previous generation LEDs.
Low voltage lighting has gained popularity over the last several years due in large part to the generally safer operation it presents. In many cases, low voltage lighting is indicated for use in specific locations according to OSHA regulations and NEC recommendations.
Coatings can play a role in reducing energy loads, especially peak energy loads in many buildings, but they also offer benefits in terms of service life extension, fire retardancy, reducing the heat-history of the underlying membrane and insulation, improve traffic resistance, increase friction for safety, preserve impact resistance, help shed water or even be part of a waterproofing system.
Berner International Corp. has added lengths up to 16-foot-long and the high-efficiency VTH Venturi heater coil to its VS Series air curtains.
EYE Lighting 375W ceramic lamps run on an exclusive electronic ballast, and can be used to replace up to 1000W HPS and MH systems, generating over 675 watts in energy savings.
Beijing is seeking to tame the spikes in its infamous smog by preparing emergency measures such as factory shutdowns and traffic limits to kick in when air pollution levels are especially heavy.
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