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Anheuser-Busch to Pay $6 Million over India Bribery

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:25:00 +0000

The company third-party sales promoters to make improper payments and then entered into a severance package that would have penalized a former employee for continuing to speak to the SEC about the issue.

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Major Boeing Hub to be Located in Morocco

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:10:00 +0000

The Boeing industrial zone could create up to 8,700 jobs.

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Ford CEO Calls Trump Accusations About Jobs ‘Disappointing’

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:19:00 +0000

“Our commitment to American jobs is stronger than it ever has been,” CEO Mark Fields said. “The facts are, zero jobs are going to be impacted here in the U.S.”

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Out Of Season: BlackBerry Stops Making Phones

BlackBerry phones, in happier times — on display at the 2012 CeBit technology fair in Germany.


Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:05:00 +0000

BlackBerry might have introduced smartphones back in 1999, but it shipped only 400,000 phones in its fiscal second quarter. Apple, meanwhile, sold more than 40 million.

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US Durable Goods Orders Flat in August

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:48:00 +0000

Total new orders for manufactured goods totaled $226.9 billion, barely changed after having risen 3.6% July — but well ahead of the 1.9% decrease that had been predicted.

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GE Prepared to Work With Whoever Wins US Presidential Election

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:16:00 +0000

Vice Chairman John Rice said GE doesn’t agree with some of the rhetoric out of the election season.

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Cisco to Add Jobs in Mexico as Part of $4 Billion Spending Plan

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:55:00 +0000

The spending will lead to the creation of 270 new Cisco jobs and 77 outside positions, according to a statement from the Mexican government.

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Elon Musk’s Vision for Mars Travel Focuses on Reusable Rockets

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:47:00 +0000

Producing propellant on Mars was key to driving down the cost, which Musk estimated one day could cost roughly $200,000 per ticket.

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Women Hit Glass Ceiling Early as Men Get Manager Roles Faster

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:10:00 +0000

For every 100 women who get promoted from an entry-level position to manager, 130 men advance, a new study finds.

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Eve of Disruption: How the Auto Industry Is Remaking Itself

Nissan's Scoot Quad, now in limited release on the streets of San Francisco.


Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:39:00 +0000

Automakers are trying out all kinds of new business models, from rebranding themselves as mobility companies to partnering with obscure start-ups. Can they take it to the bank?

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Workplace Leaders: Yes, You Do Have to Sweat the Small Stuff When it Comes to Employee Relations

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:25:00 +0000

Leaders who fail to address the “little things” before they escalate risk workplace behaviors that result in low productivity, low affinity, and low levels of employee engagement. Here is a guide to what to look for and what questions will help clarify the problems.

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US Consumer Confidence Hits Post-recession High

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:54:00 +0000

"Consumers are more upbeat about the short-term employment outlook but somewhat neutral about business conditions and income prospects," said Lynn Franco, the Board's head of economic indicators.

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First US Shale Gas Arrives in Britain

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:35:00 +0000

The gas shipment will help make up for dwindling offshore supplies which once flowed in abundance from the North Sea but have become increasingly difficult and costly to extract as wells have matured.

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How Hefty a Penalty Can VW Withstand?

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:14:00 +0000

The Justice Department is reportedly trying to reach a settlement with Volkswagen by January, with the government assessing how much of a criminal fine it can extract from the German auto giant without putting it out of business.

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How Smart Are Your Manufacturing Operations?

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:07:03 +0000

Many business have implemented smart manufacturing to increase efficiency by automating processes within the factory walls. Smart operations goes a step further by integrating the entire supply chain to achieve new levels of operational excellence.

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Takata Lifelines Scrutinized by Carmakers to Minimize Liability

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:42:00 +0000

Who will purchase the financially-embattled airbag maker Takata? Five companies are reportedly in the running, but the added costs could keep even more potential buyers far away.

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IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:05:00 +0000

Discovering Manufacturing's tomorrow today.

Location

Huntington Convention Center
300 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
United States
41° 30' 13.6656" N, 81° 41' 40.1316" W

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VW Scandal Spreading to Audi Threatens Carmaker’s Cash Cow

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:01:00 +0000

Audi development chief Stefan Knirsch left the manufacturer this week after a probe showed he was aware of the emissions-cheating device when he took the job less than 10 months ago.

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IoT Emerge

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:53:00 +0000

oT Emerge takes an in-depth and real-world approach to the Internet of Things across the top business and public sector markets: Smart Cities, Buildings & Energy, Manufacturing, Transportation, Engineering, Infrastructure and Data Centers.

Location

McCormick Place Skyline Ballroom
2301 S. King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
United States
41° 51' 4.4244" N, 87° 37' 1.3224" W

Our Mission:

  • To promote cross-industry and cross-job function IoT education and learning, with a focus on Industrial IoT, Smart Cities, and IoT Engineering.
  • Inform decision makers and their teams with rich industry insights, case-studies and hands-on demonstrations of IoT in action.
  • Engage through dynamic education, networking and inspiration via a live event.

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3 Cloud ERP Myths Busted

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:30:00 +0000

It’s worth your time to dig deeper into the biggest questions and myths about cloud ERP because it represents a huge opportunity to your business—unprecedented scalability, affordability, and flexibility to grow.

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4 Reasons Food and Beverage Manufacturers Should Consider Cloud ERP

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:30:00 +0000

Read & discover four compelling reasons why you should consider cloud ERP.

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Agricultural Chemical Industry | Dossier

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:22:00 +0000

This dossier presents key facts and figures about the global agricultural chemical industry, also known as the agrochemical industry or agrichemical industry.

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SolarCity Accused of Taking Shingling Technology Secrets

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:00:00 +0000

SolarCity denied the accusation, claiming that it had independently developed its technology for layering solar cells like shingles to increase the efficiency of panels.

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What It Takes to Make a Conflict-Free Smartphone

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:10:00 +0000

The new face of mining is a collaboration that allows miners and company alike to profit -- while proving to companies such as Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. that what they mine doesn’t fund armed conflict.

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Hyundai Hit By Daylong Strike Over Wage Impasse

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:58:00 +0000

The Hyundai workers’ union says management has failed to make an offer that improves the terms contained in a tentative wage package that was reached Aug. 24, but was rejected by 78% of the workers.

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Where's Your Lean Team?

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:55:00 +0000

Where is your lean team placed in your organization, who should lead it and other basic questions that will determine the success or failure of your lean initiative.

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What Warehouse Workers Want: Absenteeism Does Not Make the Heart Grow Fonder

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:42:00 +0000

Warehouse workers prefer traditional shift schedules and plenty of paid time off.

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Obama Gives 'Wide Latitude' in Autonomous Driving Pursuit

A self-driving Ford Fusion traverses one of the flatter roads in Pittsburgh earlier this month.


Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:59:00 +0000

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx: "Real-world testing will teach manufacturers and regulators more about what works well and what doesn’t work well" and is a “critical part of the path to autonomous vehicle acceptance. We also believe that can be done with a high relative level of safety."

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