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Kraft Heinz Co. has laid off 200 white-collar workers in Canada and the United States.
by Associated Press
3.24.2017
4:42pm
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A smartphone manufacture wants to make the phones at the Motorola campus in the Harvard plant that's been vacant for more than a decade. Would bring 100 temporary jobs and 100 permanent jobs.
by Associated Press
3.24.2017
9:41am
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Three new online training courses to help dangerous goods (DG) shippers transport hazardous materials safely and comply with increasingly changing, complicated regulations are now offered by Labelmaster.
by Labelmaster
3.24.2017
7:54am
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Some 17,000 AT&T workers in California and Nevada are returning to their jobs after a one-day walkout. They had been protesting changes in job duties for some employees.
by Tali Arbel, AP Technology Writer
3.23.2017
4:22pm
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A Republican lawmaker whose proposal to give computer chip maker Intel a new way to use millions of dollars in tax credits was rejected by the full House pushed another proposal to cut taxes on manufacturing firms through a House committee Wednesday.
by Bob Christie, Associated Press
3.23.2017
1:30pm
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode recycling industrial pollution and a look at Google's Project Sunroof.
by Abbey Dean
3.23.2017
8:20am
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Members of the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) will convene on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 23 to discuss the barriers and opportunities for strengthening the American manufacturing industry and workforce.
by SMRP
3.23.2017
7:23am
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Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environmental groups said Wednesday.
by Joe McDonald and Katy Daigle, Associated Press
3.23.2017
7:06am
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The Trump administration's preliminary budget proposal could jeopardize a federal grant program that long provided safety training to workers in often-dangerous occupations.
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3.23.2017
5:42am
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It’s a question I’m sure everyone in the industry has had to answer once or twice. “What’s so cool about manufacturing?” Instead of responding to the question yourself, now there are some nifty videos to assist. Better yet, they’re all made by students.
3.23.2017
5:34am
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High school students will participate in seminars about careers in manufacturing at the annual Manufacturing in America conference in Detroit, hosted by Siemens and Electro-Matic Products, Inc.
by Siemens
3.22.2017
9:59am
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Commercial floor and textile care expert milliCare is offering grants for professionals interested in pursuing the Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA).
by milliCare Floor & Textile Care
3.22.2017
7:52am
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Nearly 1,000 men and women lost their lives in industrial settings this past year. While this number may seem small in relation to the total working population, it is significant considering many of those deaths could have been prevented with the right...
by Steve Smith
3.22.2017
7:12am
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MacroAir introduces AirEffect, a climate control system for large diameter fans. Through automation, AirEffect eliminates the need to constantly monitor and adjust the fans’ speed and direction in response to temperature fluctuations.
by MacroAir
3.21.2017
3:05pm
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, a super clean way to produce hydrogen and edible robots.
by Rachelle Blair-Frasier
3.21.2017
9:17am
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Flint residents could still be a few years away from drinking unfiltered tap water as the city makes incremental progress on an ambitious — if not overly optimistic — timeframe to replace old water service lines that leached lead into homes and...
by Chris Ehrmann, Associated Press
3.21.2017
8:25am
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The annual Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) MainTrain 2017 will be held Sept. 25-28 at the Delta Bessborough hotel in the heart of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
3.21.2017
8:07am
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To help close the skills gap, NASA’s agency-wide High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware program and the SME Education Foundation’s Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education program are partnering to further expand the pipeline of...
by SME
3.21.2017
7:57am
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Craig Jasper from WSI Global discusses how packaging equipment innovations are helping to meet challenges while improving efficiency.
by Craig Jasper
3.21.2017
7:26am
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A newly-expanded, 12-page brochure on Camseal metal-seated, cartridge-style, top entry, zero leakage ball valves is now available from Conval.
3.20.2017
4:44pm
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A court in northern India has sentenced 13 factory workers to life imprisonment for taking part in violence at the country's largest automobile factory that led to the death of a manager nearly five years ago.
by Associated Press
3.20.2017
9:27am
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More than a year has passed since a technician was killed by a robot at a Michigan factory, and her family wants answers.
3.20.2017
8:37am
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Budget plans released last week by the White House drew headlines for sweeping cuts to federal agencies and programs — from aid to the poor to the Environmental Protection Agency — in order to bolster defense spending and border security.
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3.20.2017
7:48am
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A meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on vocational training Friday offered further evidence of the first daughter's influence in the White House.
by Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
3.20.2017
7:10am
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Maintenance and reliability efforts are critically important in today’s industrial environment where increasingly complex and interdependent equipment are utilized.
by Stuart Grant
3.20.2017
7:03am
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Some 1,500 workers at three Indiana factories are still facing layoffs, despite hopes that President Donald Trump would intervene to prevent their jobs from moving to Mexico.
by Tom Davies, Associated Press
3.17.2017
4:01pm
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U.S. factories cranked out more autos, steel and computers in February, the sixth straight monthly increase in manufacturing output.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer
3.17.2017
9:47am
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A slowdown in North American business and a high inventory in China has led to more than 30 employees to be laid off at a Zippo plant.
3.17.2017
8:19am
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OneWeb Satellites LLC broke ground this week to mark the beginning of construction on its estimated $85 million high-volume satellite manufacturing factory in Exploration Park, FL.
by OneWeb Satellites
3.17.2017
7:51am
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It’s estimated that manufacturing facilities worldwide use at least one computer as part of their operation. However, manufacturers tend to have a love-hate relationship with computer systems. Here are five things computers hate about the manufacturing...
by Daniel Waldron
3.17.2017
7:18am
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Employers posted more open positions in January compared with December and the number of Americans quitting jumped, trends that could push up wages.
by Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press Economics Writer
3.16.2017
3:33pm
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Since President Trump’s inauguration, the agency has stopped releasing press updates about safety violations and fines.
3.16.2017
10:29am
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, a robot that learns by reading thoughts and a greener alternative for 3D printing.
by Andy Szal
3.16.2017
10:07am
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Gutterglove, Inc. announced that their manufactured gutter guards are the first in history to receive certification through Underwriters Laboratories for NSF P151 and NSF 372.
by Gutterglove
3.16.2017
9:55am
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Installing solar panels can be more complex than you think. There are numerous factors to take into account that go beyond simple functionality including maintenance, life-span and environment.
by Joel Bradbury
3.16.2017
9:48am
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A global leader in the design and manufacture of conveyor components has helped the largest primary silver producer in North America to mitigate fugitive material and increase safety by upgrading the company’s bulk handling system.
by Martin Engineering
3.16.2017
9:46am
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An industrial metal-finishing company plans to shut down an Indianapolis factory in the coming months, a move that will cost about 110 jobs.
by Associated Press
3.15.2017
10:18am
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CRRC Sifang America will break ground later this week on a world-class railcar manufacturing facility in Chicago, reclaiming the city’s historic prominence in railcar production and building a future on assembling innovative, state-of-the-art railcars.
by CRRC Sifang
3.15.2017
10:09am
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Sciaky, Inc. announced that a Japanese supplier has purchased an industry-leading Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing system. This will be the first installation of a Sciaky EBAM system in the Asia-Pacific region.
by Sciaky, Inc.
3.15.2017
9:40am
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Vision Research introduces the Phantom Flex4K-GS, a high-speed camera with a 35mm, 9.4-megapixel sensor and global shutter. Designed for demanding applications in the scientific research, defense and aerospace industries.
3.15.2017
8:58am
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