A huge pile of dirt is standing in the way of a new jet engine plant in Lafayette. The Journal & Courier reports that the 10-foot-deep pile covers an area of about a half-dozen football fields.
These colossal, yet maneuverable workhorses are designed to handle the daily rigors of trailer and forklift impact loads.
In 2013, the French Canadian machining, fabrication and assembly company, Marmen Energy, made the move to the United States. Find out what goes into making wind towers for General Electric.
No matter what your industry, the design of your warehouse has far-reaching ramifications for efficiency and savings.
ConAgra Foods says it will spend nearly $9 million to expand its popcorn production operations in northwestern Indiana, where it expects to add up to 80 workers in the coming year.
In addition to their insight on new opportunities within the custom tolling and chemical reclamation marketplace, the technological approach embraced by ORG CHEM Group has been key to their growth and differentiation within a very competitive industry.
Explosions and a fire rocked a fiberboard plant Tuesday in northwest Montana, but all of the workers inside were safely led from the building, and no major injuries were reported, authorities said.
California and Texas are among a handful of states fighting for the planned battery plant, which will represent a $5 billion investment from the California-based car company and its partners.
Spurred by pressure from animal-rights groups, Cargill Pork has announced plans to change how it houses sows.
According to the ITA, National Forklift Safety Day serves “as a focal point for manufacturers to highlight the safe use of forklifts and importance of operator training. This day provides an opportunity for the industry to educate customers, policymakers and the administration on forklift operating safety practices.”
Meat producer Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war for Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs, with a $63 per share offer.
The FLIR E8 is a compact, rugged, and extremely easy-to-use IR camera that provides a new dimension to thermal inspections and troubleshooting.
Caterpillar Inc. has announced plans to close three production facilities in Illinois and move the work to a plant in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
A South Carolina plant that makes exhaust systems for BMW will close by the end of the year, leaving 150 workers without a job.
Extreme-heat situations can impact worker safety and productivity, and certainly, the company’s bottom-line. Without adequate cooling, workers are put in danger while equipment and manufactured products are at an increased risk for failure.
A fast-breaking emergency is one where circumstances change both quickly and dramatically, oftentimes in as little as a few seconds or even less. Is your facility prepared for one of these events?
The company behind the Zippo lighter has accomplished the near impossible — it has grown and adapted to today's fickle market while remaining a steadfast American icon.
The scary thing about emergency preparedness is that you need to be prepared for anything. For many manufacturers, this applies not only to protecting your equipment and your productivity, but also your people.
Global whiskey sales are outpacing production by at least 2-to-1 prompting makers such as TennSouth Distillery's Clayton Cutler to work overtime to put up more barrels.
The Subaru factory in Lafayette has started building a redesigned Outback SUV.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is starting to explore where to locate a new $500 million tire plant that it hopes to open within three years.
The leader of an effort to save a portion of Rosie the Riveter's old Detroit-area factory says his group is moving forward on a purchase agreement for the property and could begin construction as early as this fall.
A Kansas company that converts agricultural manure into energy and fertilizer will build its next biogas production plant in west-central Missouri's Pettis County.
The following operating tips are critical steps that a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) operator can take to reduce the likelihood of a potentially deadly fall.