In the November/December 2014 issue of IMPO, we visit the innovative Optimation Technology, explain the top misconceptions about fall protection, discuss the merits of equipment acquisition, and help you stay informed on OSHA’s 2015 agenda.
Officials from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia met privately Thursday with federal...
Missouri manufacturing is certainly having a moment. ...
The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned of price hikes next year. And it's not just costs that are pushing up prices. A growing sweet tooth around the world means more demand for chocolate.
As the economy recovers, middle market manufacturing companies are poised to make a big comeback in terms of profitability and as appealing prospects for investors.
In this issue of IMPO, we take you inside Worksman Cycles, provide tips to keep your equipment properly maintained and running smoothly and examine a series of case studies on the role of system integration in "People, Planet, and Profit."
Spirits maker Brown-Forman Corp. is returning to its roots, Louisville, to build a distillery to produce Old Forester bourbon, its founding brand.
As part of ongoing efforts to lower its carbon footprint across all phases of its business, HP today announced a goal to reduce the emissions intensity of its product portfolio by 40 percent by 2020 compared to 2010 levels.
The story behind the realization of a unique project: the building of a 3D printed electric car, as told by team members.
Officials will break ground Monday on a $1.3 billion steel mill that's promised to be an economic boon for northeast Arkansas.
Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty.
The Panama Canal is a full century old, but that doesn’t mean it still can’t grow. The 48-mile-long landmark that cuts across “the backbone of the Western Hemisphere” is going through the final year of a massive expansion.
I propose we replace the notion of off-shoring vs. on-shoring with the idea of "right-shoring," asking the question "where is (are) the best location(s) to make something?" My business answers this question for our customers every day. To do so, criteria beyond simply cost must be considered.
Thor Industries is planning expansion projects at two recreational vehicle factories in northern Indiana.
The iconic toy logs used to construct miniature buildings will be made at Pride Manufacturing in Burnham Maine instead of China where the toys were previously manufactured.
Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The contracts are worth a total of $6.8 billion. Boeing's share is $4.2 billion and SpaceX will receive $2.6 billion.
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.
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.
It was announced that Siemens has been selected to build the locomotives and passenger coaches for the All Aboard Florida passenger rail project that will connect South and Central Florida.
Hardinge Inc., a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions and accessories, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the Voumard Internal Diameter (ID) Grinding Business.
Recording maintenance history accurately leads to failure prevention and drives awareness about equipment maintenance. CMMS software will also narrow down performance issues to parts and elements of your equipment.
Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, announced its new data center is certified as the world's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) facility of this type.
We’re living in a time of rapid digitization, where computers and robots are performing tasks once deemed science fiction. The technology shifts signal another industrial revolution, and even though we are still in its very early stages, the pace of change is accelerating.
Hadley Malcolm interviews former Reno Gazette Journal Editor Beryl Love about why Nevada beat out the competition of four other states.
Your supply chain is the biggest source of risk in your entire operation. Unfortunately, there are many day-to-day aspects that you’ll never be able to completely control or manage.
European airline Ryanair has committed to order 100 of Boeing's 737 MAX 200 airplanes, valued at $11 billion at current list prices.
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