In this issue of IMPO, we show you the power of innovation and vision with ORG Chem Group, the importance of integrating workstations into Lean process flow, and investigate where the optimum place to manufacture really is.
The iconic toy logs used to construct miniature buildings will be made at Pride Manufacturing in...
Mars Chocolate North America has announced that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan.,...
This complimentary, half-day event features presentations by Bosch and Verizon about how the Internet of Things impacts the manufacturing industry and how manufacturers can improve their business performance leveraging the IoT.
Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year high in the previous quarter.
Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.
Manufacturing activity in New York State accelerated at its fastest pace in nearly five years in September, topping expectations for a far more moderate improvement, the New York Federal Reserve said.
Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, all employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report not only all work-related fatalities within eight hours, but also in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye within 24.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced that the company hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Bausch + Lomb ULTRA contact lens manufacturing lines and solar array assembly at the company's Optics Center in Rochester, NY.
Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors, the electric-car maker is moving ahead with plans to build a lithium battery factory to make cheaper batteries so it can afford to mass market a new line of more affordable vehicles.
The United Automobile Workers (UAW) continues to try to organize workers at Mercedes-Benz's plant in Alabama just as the automaker is expanding the plant so it can make more than 300,000 vehicles annually.
TorqTek Design and Manufacturing, LLC, a supplier of timing gears to automotive manufacturers, is expanding its North Charleston facility and is expected to create 50 new jobs in the process.
New plans for another GE Aviation manufacturing facility in the United States have emerged, as it was revealed that the Ohio-based jet engine maker will open a second plant for the production of ceramic composite materials.
A new report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit shows that while most manufacturing firms have greatly increased the volume of data they collect from the shop floor over the past two years, many are struggling to get the most out of it.
Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling fast-food-like wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana.
Steel company Nucor is buying Gallatin Steel Co. for about $770 million, which will expand Nucor's footprint in the Midwest.
Family-controlled brewer Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival SABMiller.
Officials of the aircraft manufacturer Airbus are meeting with representatives of nearly 100 Ohio companies to talk about doing more business with them.
Aric Newhouse of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) penned a letter to the Senate, urging opposition to S.J. Res. 19, a proposed amendment to the Constitution.
GreenTech Automotive has announced it has completed a factory in Mississippi's Tunica County for the manufacture of small electric vehicles.
Futuris Automotive, a leading global automotive components supplier, today announced the expansion of its North American business with the opening of a new manufacturing facility and design center in Newark, California.
Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the Silver State.
We’ve all heard about “Industry 4.0” and the promises an increased flow of data and better quality information will have on shaping a new manufacturing reality. But what does the Internet of Things and more connections really mean for the manufacturing business?
Linetec, one of the largest architectural finishing companies in the U.S., will expand with a third anodize line. The 120,000-square-foot addition and associated improvements are estimated to cost $15.3 million and bring nearly 100 jobs to the city of Wausau, Wisconsin.
Saunders Mfg. Co., Inc. is creating new opportunities to keep many Americans who are blind, visually impaired, or have significant disabilities working.
Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, and Belden Inc., a leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical manufacturing applications, today announced a new marketing initiative designed to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity in manufacturing organizations.
A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.
As the economy has turned around and employers have been seeking to invest in fresh blood, a consistent tone of unemployable youth has been ringing from the manufacturing and engineering ranks.
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