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In this episode of Manufacturing Minute, a laser deflector shield concept and controlling a robot with your brain.
by Rachelle Blair-Frasier
1.24.2017
9:21am
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The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones and other electronics is considering investing $7 billion in a U.S. factory to produce display panels that would create as many as 50,000 jobs.
by Associated Press
1.24.2017
9:20am
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Two Republican lawmakers are proposing that Wisconsin limit union influence on bids for public projects.
by Cara Lombardo, Associated Press
1.24.2017
8:18am
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Neugart USA introduces its new compact right-angle, flange-mounted WPLFE gearbox for applications with tight space constraints and powerful torque requirements.
1.24.2017
7:32am
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Honeywell may lock out approximately 1,000 Teamster-represented workers at four separate manufacturing facilities in an around Minneapolis, MN, after their collective bargaining agreement expires at midnight on Jan. 31. The union believes this action...
by International Brotherhood of Teamsters
1.24.2017
7:29am
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Q-Mark, a North American manufacturer of probe styli, is celebrating a milestone — their 25th year in business. Among the industries they serve are aerospace, biomedical, defense, technology and transportation. 
by Q-Mark
1.23.2017
2:39pm
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A follow-up inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found a casting and foundry facility operator continues to expose workers to machine and fall hazards at its Ohio plant.
by OSHA
1.23.2017
9:56am
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Samsung Electronics Co. said problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire.
by Youkyung Lee, Associated Press Technology Writer
1.23.2017
9:41am
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Facing a 70-year low in the number of U.S. manufacturing jobs, struggling industrial workers expect Donald Trump to deliver on his promise to bring back jobs.
by Associated Press
1.23.2017
8:13am
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The state of Montana has reached a $25 million settlement with more than 1,000 victims of asbestos-related disease over claims that health officials failed to bring attention to the hazards of a contaminated mine.
by Associated Press
1.23.2017
8:00am
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Johanna Baril discusses the impacts of water hammers and how to solve the problems.
by Johanna Baril
1.23.2017
7:59am
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The Microflex® 93-260 is the thinnest chemical resistant, single use glove available on the market today. The solution offers tough protection against a broad range of chemicals, while still providing the dexterity and tactility of a thin, disposable...
1.23.2017
7:50am
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Even before his swearing-in, Donald Trump has already hurt the country's economy by pressuring automakers to shift factories out of Mexico, threatening its most important manufacturing sector and status as a rising star in auto production.
by Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
1.20.2017
10:08am
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A complaint of unsafe working conditions led U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors to discover the safety and health of employees at a well-known Oklahoma truck bed fabricator being placed at risk amid nearly...
by OSHA
1.20.2017
10:03am
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From Wal-Mart to General Motors to Amazon, a growing number of the world's largest companies appear to be trying to get in step with President-elect Donald Trump's demand that employers hire and keep jobs at home.
by Josh Boak, Associated Press Economics Writer
1.20.2017
8:11am
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Climate change is a universal concern, and the Paris Agreement is the biggest step toward a universal response. Thomas Duong discusses the Pairs Agreement and what it means for industrial businesses.
by Thomas Duong
1.20.2017
8:03am
Industry Brief
For 20 years, Sulzer’s at-speed facility has balanced over 2,800 rotors, significantly reducing the need for costly and time-consuming field balancing and is an essential part of improving the performance and reliability of rotating machinery.
by Sulzer
1.20.2017
7:39am
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UV-A Inspection Lamp that is certified to meet Rolls-Royce RRES 90061 requirements.
1.20.2017
7:21am
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Beijing will spend $2.7 billion to fight air pollution in the capital this year, state media reported Thursday. Part of the money will be used to close or upgrade more than 2,000 polluting factories.
1.19.2017
9:50am
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, making synthetic spider silk and the world’s tightest knot.
by Andy Szal
1.19.2017
9:23am
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President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told senators Wednesday that he intended to work cooperatively with states and industry to return the federal watchdog to what he called its proper role.
by Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
1.19.2017
8:16am
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President-elect Donald Trump's threats to firms using Mexico as a manufacturing base will be counterproductive and could eventually cost thousands of American jobs, Lawrence Summers, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary, warned Wednesday.
by Pan Pylas, Associated Press
1.19.2017
8:13am
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The new Uni-S series of crimp applicators replaces the Uni-A and Uni-G series. The new applicators series provides a more economical product line with a broader range of applications.
1.19.2017
7:35am
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Top safety expert Todd Grover discusses the newly unveiled ANSI/ASSE Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods standards.
1.19.2017
7:31am
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U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and power plants helped heat homes and businesses.
by Josh Boak, Associated Press Economics Writer
1.18.2017
9:31am
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An agency in the Czech Republic says about a half of all wild boars in the country's southwest are radioactive and considered unsafe for consumption due to the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
by Associated Press
1.18.2017
9:25am
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Gov. Brian Sandoval's State of the State address on Jan. 17, included a new announcement about Tesla Motors' plans to expand its operations in northern Nevada with more than 500 additional jobs.
by Scott Sonner, Associated Press
1.18.2017
9:18am
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In this Manufacturing Minute episode, 3D-printed rocket fuel and autonomous trucks hit the streets of Singapore.
by Abbey Dean
1.18.2017
8:37am
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Check out this infographic about 10 rules to forklift safety by Graphic Products. It examines forklift operation rules and regulations, lays out important statistics, and provides 10 tips for eliminating forklift hazards and enhancing safety.
by Sally Murdoch
1.18.2017
8:19am
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A partial closure of an aging coal-fired power plant serving customers across the Pacific Northwest could come earlier than planned depending on the actions of its co-owner and Montana lawmakers, according to documents released Tuesday by Washington...
by Matthew Brown and Matt Volz, Associated Press
1.18.2017
8:08am
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Tacmina USA Corporation, the provider of Smoothflow diaphragm metering pumps and solutions to the slot die coating industry, announced that it has joined the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators (AIMCAL).
by Tacmina USA Corporation
1.17.2017
4:03pm
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General Motors will make a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,500 jobs.
by Tom Krisher, Associated Press Auto Writer
1.17.2017
9:41am
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Last week Procter & Gamble announced plans to eliminate 100 percent of the company's manufacturing waste within four years.
1.17.2017
9:02am
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A recent report suggests that half of jobs performed by humans could be automated in coming decades.
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1.17.2017
8:05am
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The future of an electric car maker that once had grand promises for a corner of the Mississippi Delta is growing even murkier.
by Jeff Amy, Associated Press
1.17.2017
8:03am
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President Barack Obama's administration scaled back new safety measures for the sprawling network of fuel pipelines that crisscross the United States on Friday, following oil industry complaints that proposed changes would cost companies billions of...
by Matthew Brown, Associated Press
1.17.2017
7:50am
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Amputations were partially the result of machine guarding, making guarding among OSHA’s top 10 citation list this year. Manufacturing companies with potential machine hazards are on the agency’s radar — and this aim doesn’t appear to be wavering any time...
by Smartware Group
1.17.2017
7:41am
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Didn't wear your protective eye wear and got something in your eyes? This video discusses how an eyewash station works.
by Rasi SafetyTV
1.16.2017
8:12am
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported this week that thousands of industrial facilities nationwide trimmed their emissions of toxic chemicals by 56 percent between 2005 and 2015.
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1.16.2017
8:07am
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An Atlanta-based paper and plastic recycler faces more than $133,000 in penalties after Department of Labor investigators found workers exposed to fire, explosion and machine guarding hazards.
1.16.2017
7:48am
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