Cloud ERP lets companies focus on delivering the customized products and services now in demand, rather than worry about the limitations of their aging legacy system.
December U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $168.2 million. This total was up 7.2% from November’s total and up 20.3% from December 2013.
An eastern Pennsylvania airport authority is selling about 260 acres of airport-owned land for almost $9.9 million for a planned FedEx ground distribution hub.
A company that makes manufactured homes plans to re-open two plants in central Wisconsin.
Oil and gas drilling services company Halliburton says it will eliminate at least 5,000 jobs in response to falling oil prices.
The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Employers also filled more jobs and more employees quit, two additional signs of an improving labor market.
Berner Food & Beverage is a leading private label and store brand producer and contract manufacturer of beverages, cheese products and other dairy-based foods, and Berner's current product line represents a significant evolution from a company that opened in 1941 as a maker of natural cheeses.
Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing labor costs down 16 percent, a report said.
Whether it’s adding a new process line, building an additional plant or expanding an existing facility, conducting a supply chain analysis in partnership with your design team can lead to better decision-making and more efficient capital expenditures.
This week, the ‘Winner and Loser’ are both in the automotive sector, however, that’s where their similarities end. Check out who earned the titles of 'Winner' and 'Loser' this week.
Federal regulators say problems in the design of a network of pipes and valves at a Houston-area DuPont chemical plant contributed to a poisonous gas leak that killed four workers in November.
Manufacturing.Net's Bridget Bergin had the chance to speak with Traci Fiatte, President of Randstad Staffing about the hot jobs in manufacturing, how aspiring workers can best fill these positions, how employers can best attract potential workers, and other trends in manufacturing training and hiring.
The tentative agreement between truck and engine manufacturer Navistar and members of the United Auto Workers union reportedly will continue the company's pension plan.
Ford Motor Co. is moving several hundred U.S. hourly workers into a higher pay bracket after surpassing a cap on the number of lower-wage workers it can hire.
Tips for achieving a culture of operational excellence and cost efficiency.
The dispute between Nissan Motor Company and the United Auto Workers union over organizing workers at a Mississippi auto plant will continue without intervention from the federal government.
In the January/February issue of IMPO, we take a look at some of the critical issues for manufacturers in the coming year, visit with the successful contract manufacturers Berner Food & Beverage, highlight ways to mitigate safety risks and production downtime in plants, and profile one company’s method to training success.
The Amazon warehouse in Coppell, Texas is far from an average distribution center. This particular warehouse is populated by a fleet of robots, designed to move around the center at speeds faster than any human is capable.
Orders to U.S. factories dropped for a fifth consecutive month in December, while a key category that signals business investment plans fell for a fourth straight month.
Sanderson Farms says it is no longer planning to build a $95 million poultry processing plant in Cumberland County, but that didn't stop hundreds of people from turning out for a public hearing in which most speakers opposed the project.
Software AG has released the company’s top ten predictions for the next year in the manufacturing and supply chain industry, calling 2015 the tipping point for supply chain sentience.
A poll conducted by business mobility firm Catavolt found a majority of manufacturers plan to increase their use of mobile apps this year.
Indiana's steel industry, which many hoped would be on the upswing after the end of the Great Recession, is struggling under the weight of cheap oil, a strong dollar and low prices, leading to hundreds of layoffs in just one week and uncertainty about the future.
Doing business directly with Chinese manufacturers is very different from business anywhere else in the world. Failure to understand Chinese business culture may end up with you insulting your prospective supplier without knowing it.