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A Century in the Making: A Salute to Manufacturing Company Longevity

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:01:00 +0000

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How the Internet of Things Can Boost ERP

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:41:00 +0000

Don’t overlook the significant effect the Internet of Things will have on your enterprise resource planning systems and the business processes they support.

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Senate Knocks Down OSHA Record-Keeping Rule

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:07:00 +0000

The Senate voted 50-48, along party lines, to eliminate the OSHA rule, which requires employers with more than 10 workers to keep ongoing records of safety incidents for five years after they occur.

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Westinghouse Bankruptcy May Limit Toshiba's Looming Losses

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:52:00 +0000

Toshiba has been grappling with construction delays at Westinghouse projects that could result in a writedown of $6.2 billion.

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World’s Biggest Generic Drug Company to Cut 6,000 Jobs

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:30:00 +0000

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. plans to cut about 11% of its global workforce.

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Why is Gainesville Florida’s Biotech Hub?

Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator 


Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:15:00 +0000

“Greater Gainesville has evolved into a region fueled by research, business and a smart, young and creative workforce that both thrives on, and is a catalyst for innovation,” says Susan Davenport., CEO of Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.

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Amid Slow Sales, Ford Sees Profit Dropping More Than Estimates

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:58:00 +0000

CEO Mark Fields has said profits will fall this year before rebounding in 2018 as Ford spends big to transform itself to take on interlopers such as Uber Technologies Inc.

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How Digital Transformation Solves Three Big Manufacturing Business Problems

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:00 +0000

Digitally transforming your business with a modern ERP solution must have pragmatic applications or else it’s just money thrown out the door. Digitizing your production processes is more about running an efficient business than it is about jumping onto the next technology bandwagon. Discover how embracing the digital revolution can resolve three big manufacturing business problems face today.

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ZTE Pleads Guilty to Violating Sanctions on Iran Tech Sales

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:28:00 +0000

ZTE pleaded guilty to three felonies: violations of export laws, making a material false statement and obstruction of justice.

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Toyota Industries Buys Dutch Equipment Maker for $1.25 Billion

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:16:00 +0000

The Japanese company aims to expand its products beyond forklifts.

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True Leaders Are a Couple Steps Ahead of Everybody Else

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:28:00 +0000

People want to play on a winning team and want to work for a manager that sets them up for success.

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Overtime Threshold Ripe for Review, Says Trump Labor Pick

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:57:00 +0000

Alexander Acosta said that the new rule, currently blocked in court, "creates what I’ll call a stress on the system.”

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Daimler Employees Said to Be Probed Over Diesel Allegations

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:16:00 +0000

The probe comes as German newspaper Die Zeit reported that a Daimler worker testified to Stuttgart officials that the company may have manipulated its diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.

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Tech Workers Think Industry is Diverse. Numbers Show Otherwise

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:55:00 +0000

According to a new survey from software company Atlassian, 94% of American tech workers give their industry a passing grade on diversity, with 60% saying their company is at least making an effort.

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GE Ties Bonuses to New Targets as Key Shareholder Pressures Immelt

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:39:00 +0000

Recent conversations between GE and key shareholder Nelson Peltz and his Trian Fund Management have prompted the company to cut management bonuses if financial targets are missed.

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Akzo Nobel Rejects PPG's Sweetened Takeover Bid

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:07:00 +0000

The latest offer is “inappropriate” and has been clearly and pragmatically considered, said Akzo Nobel CEO Ton Buechner.

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Finally, Something Everyone Can Agree on: NASA's Mission to Mars

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:05:00 +0000

According to the new law, NASA will work toward the goal of "a crewed mission to Mars in the 2030s."

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The Less-Tech-Is-More Business Is Coming

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:35:00 +0000

The average American spends close to 6 hours every day with media on connected devices, but more than a few want to get off. What are some options to hop off the train?

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Fiat/Chrysler to be Investigated in France for Emissions Cheating

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:28:00 +0000

The investigation follows a recommendation from the French anti-fraud office.

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UK Factories See Export Orders Surge to Highest Since 2013

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:54:00 +0000

Factories are benefiting from a boost in oversees demand as a result of the pound’s 17% slide since Britain’s vote to leave the EU.

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Lockheed Targets $5 Billion in F-35 Savings after Trump Pressure

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:58:00 +0000

“President Trump and his administration have made clear they are focused on being smart buyers,” said Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson. "The president “put a sharper focus on price.”

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Standard Work: A Standard, or More Like a Guideline?

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:35:00 +0000

Without standard work based on standard time (takt), standard sequence and standard work-in-process, the focus becomes achieving a work standard by any means possible.

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VW Owner Shrugs Off Impact of Former CEO’s Exit

Former Volkswagen AG CEO and chairman Ferdinand Piech.


Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000

A transfer of former CEO and chairman Ferdinand Piech’s voting stake will “not bring any major change,” according to current chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch. “It remains the case that the common stock will be held by the Porsche and Piech families.”

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BMW Reviewing UK Plant Options Post-Brexit Amid Trade Threats

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:58:00 +0000

BMW says it has the flexibility to move production elsewhere if necessary.

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PPG Said to Prepare New Akzo Bid After $22.4 Billion Failed

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:24:00 +0000

PPG CEO Michael McGarry is attempting the company’s largest ever deal just 18 months into the top job.

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Fall Safety in the Manufacturing Industry

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:00:00 +0000

The sooner you start establishing and implementing fall safety guidelines within your organization, the better prepared you are in protecting your workers and your business from tragic accidents.

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Building Technology—and a Workforce—for the Long-Term at Schaeffler

We had some challenges for skilled labor such as CNC operators, tool and die makers and electronic technicians, but we have an apprentice program that we have built up, and we train our own people. We invest heavily in those type of skills, as well as in our engineers.

 - Marc McGrath


Title: President, Automotive Americas
Organization: Schaeffler Group

Education: Mechanical Engineering, University of Akron

Other positions: President, Transmission Systems, North America, Luk


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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 04:15:00 +0000

The German precision parts supplier's president of automotive Americas talks about the company's electrification research and overcoming skills gap challenges with apprenticeships and co-ops.

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Taiwan Semiconductor Considers Building Chip Plant in US

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:27:00 +0000

The world’s largest contract semiconductor maker makes chips for iPhones and other popular devices.

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