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Goodbye Silos: Getting Maintenance and Operations to Work Together

15 Aug 2018 07:01


Changing a culture where these areas are at odds is critical to success.


Industrial IoT Escalates Risk of Global Cyberattacks

15 Aug 2018 04:17


IIoT devices can be the opening cybercriminals need to gain access to your network. This explains where your vulnerabilities are and what to do about it.


Kentucky College Joins with Mercedes-Benz to Address US Technician Shortage

14 Aug 2018 21:09


“The shortage largely comes from the outdated image of mechanics and increase in demand," said MBUSA Vice President of Customer Service Christian Treiber.


SpaceX Vows Manned Flight to Space Station Is On Track

14 Aug 2018 19:31


Gwynne Shotwell, the aerospace manufacturer's president, said an unmanned flight to the International Space Station in November would pave the way for a manned mission in April 2019.


Congratulations, It's a Digital Twin!

14 Aug 2018 18:52


Answers to some of the most common questions manufacturers ask about digital twin, and best practices for an effective strategy.


US Small-Business Optimism Climbs to Second Highest on Record

14 Aug 2018 17:49


Deregulation and tax cuts have helped boost attitudes.


Ford Is Fighting With Wall Street Over Its Cherished Dividend

14 Aug 2018 14:56


Several analysts say Ford can no longer afford to pay the 15-cent dividend -- the most generous among its automotive peers -- as earnings evaporate overseas and the company initiates an $11 billion restructuring


China Growth Momentum Stalls as Debt Campaign and Trade War Bite

14 Aug 2018 14:30


Factory output, retail sales and credit creation in July all trailed estimates.


Employers Revise Plans as Health Benefits to Cost $15,000 per Employee

13 Aug 2018 22:25


“Health care cost increases continue to outpace workers’ earnings and increases in inflation, making this trend unaffordable and unsustainable over the long term,” said Brian Marcotte, CEO of the National Business Group on Health. “


Tariffs Shut Out US Window-Makers in Favor of Colombian Company

13 Aug 2018 21:05


Tecnoglass Inc. doesn’t have to pay the aluminum tariff since it mainly sells windows assembled in Colombia.


Benefitting from the IIoT Thanks to Process Drives

13 Aug 2018 20:22


Webinar Executive Summary


We Have Liftoff

13 Aug 2018 18:54


How a family metal-cutting company took flight with an expansion into the aerospace sector.


Elon Musk Says Saudi Interest Sparked Effort to Take Tesla Private

13 Aug 2018 17:58


The Saudi Kingdom’s Public Investment Fund recently bought an almost 5% stake in the carmaker.


VF to Spin Off Wrangler, Lee Jeans to Focus on Activewear

13 Aug 2018 17:49


Sales of denim have slowed as consumers have embraced so-called athleisure clothing.


Trump Backs Harley Boycott If Some Production Moves Overseas

13 Aug 2018 13:56


Trump: “Most other companies are coming in our direction."


Drone Inspectors and Iron Hands: A Look at GM’s Plant Technology

13 Aug 2018 08:29


Integrating the latest tech on the plant floor requires cross-functional teams (and level heads).


Move Over Draft Day, Introducing Apprenticeship Signing Day

10 Aug 2018 21:41


KION North America participates in the program as a way to "close the gap that exists between the jobs of the future and the available workforce in our area.”


7 Strategies of High Performers in the Middle Market

10 Aug 2018 19:38


The National Center for the Middle Market took a look at five years of surveys to find what differentiates the best from the rest of the pack.


In Times of Trade War, Companies Get Creative to Avoid Tariffs

10 Aug 2018 17:56


Tactics range from using free-trade zones to bonded warehouses.


Trump Authorizes Doubling of Tariffs on Turkey’s Steel, Aluminum

10 Aug 2018 17:37


Steel tariffs to be 50%, aluminum 20%, Trump says in tweet.


Intelligent Artificial Lift Systems Improve Digital Oilfield Operations

10 Aug 2018 17:00


Sponsored by Rockwell Automation. As oil prices remain ‘lower for longer,’ intelligent systems help optimize production.


Can You Be Too Lean?

10 Aug 2018 06:17


At some organizations, lean distracts from creativity and innovation--and thus from other potentially profitable and stabilizing business opportunities.


Ford Celebrates 10 Millionth Mustang

9 Aug 2018 21:50


"I can think of no other American car that captures the love affair with the automobile that Americans have had," automotive historian John Heitmann of the University of Dayton said.


Multigenerational Workforce Increases Innovation Say US Workers

9 Aug 2018 21:06


"People in different stages of their lives and careers are also motivated in different ways, and managers must work to tailor feedback to help individuals maximize their potential."


Don't Be Blindsided by Customs Law and Import Regulations

9 Aug 2018 19:55


Follow these best practices to reduce risk within your global supply chain.


Taking the Bias Out of Your Hiring Process

9 Aug 2018 18:57


Manufacturing hiring managers often implicitly favor young, strapping candidates who in reality may not be the best for the job.


Three Japan Automakers Admit False Emissions Data

9 Aug 2018 17:23


The auto manufacturers admitted they certified emissions test results as fully administered, contrary to the truth.


Boeing Faces New Production Snarls for Cash-Cow 737 Jetliner

9 Aug 2018 14:14


Hiccups at the makers of fuselages and engines, combined with record 737 output, have contributed to a production logjam at the planemaker’s Seattle-area factory.


Efficiency, Quality, and Safety Use Cases for XR in Manufacturing

9 Aug 2018 07:40


If you’ve wondered what applications augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR)—commonly referred to as XR—has for your manufacturing business, you’re not alone. We see more interest from our customers on how it can be used to drive value-added a


Hope Is Not a Plan: The Myth of American Manufacturing

9 Aug 2018 06:56


America needs manufacturing. But before we can upend its decline, we must acknowledge the posturing and false mystique around it and begin the real work of changing.

          
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