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Making manufacturing great again would add $530 billion to GDP

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:18:00 -0500

Digitalization, customization, and education will be key for propelling the industry forward, report suggests



How Whirlpool's VP of manufacturing moved from cars to appliances

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:13:00 -0500

Manufacturers need to be active in schools and engage with young people to keep the industry moving forward, Byron Green says



How to build a reliability program from the ground up

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:25:00 -0500

Rome wasn't built in a day, and a successful reliability program can't happen overnight.



It’s all in your perspective

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:03:00 -0500

In supply chain, having many and varied perspectives can be the difference between success and failure.




Model T collection keeps retired industrial engineer young

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:45:00 -0500

Navy veteran savors home projects, notes that rapid change has always been a part of industry



Study: 86% of industrial organizations are currently adopting IoT solutions

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:35:00 -0500

New research shows growing interest in industrial IoT adoption, with most IIoT investments focused on connectivity (78%) and data visualization (83%)



How can I tell if my PM program's a turkey?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:10:00 -0500

How can you tell whether your PM program is effective? Is there a PM deficiency standard percentage?




Perspective: Creating manufacturing's next-generation workforce

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:52:00 -0500

Vocational schools need to add focus on adaptive skills and not merely build proficiency in existing technologies and systems



Indiana state regulators seek penalties against U.S. Steel for Clean Water Act violations

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:48:00 -0500

Penalties sought following an illegal discharge of hexavalent chromium at its Midwest plant in April, and a more recent, second illegal wastewater discharge in late October



20 hurt as explosions, fire rock New York manufacturing facility

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:22:00 -0500

Plant had nine OSHA violations earlier this year



Fall in global gas turbine demand triggers Siemens downsizing

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:16:00 -0500

In countries outside Europe, another 2,500 jobs will be affected, including 1,800 jobs in the consolidation of production facilities and administrative functions in the United States



Bowling with a frozen turkey is even more fun than it sounds

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:43:00 -0500

Many people have bowled a turkey, but very few have bowled with a turkey.




Industrial Maintenance Technology course offered for free in Lancaster PA

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:24:00 -0500

PA CareerLink® Lancaster County is offering a free Basic Industrial Maintenance Technology course to county residents through Lancaster County Career and Technology Center



Hyundai, others 'competing' for skilled workers

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:08:00 -0500

New Trenholm State student Jacob Jacks talks about why he chose to get hands-on training in industrial maintenance - and why more people don't



EASA electric motor repair accreditation program reaches milestone

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:42:00 -0500

More than 100 accredited locations have been approved, assuring efficiency and reliability of repaired motors



Understanding the physics and mathematics of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:53:00 -0500

Have you ever stopped to wonder how these balloons are designed and constructed, and how the creators uses physics and engineering to ensure that the balloons will be a success?




Grant looks at what IoT could do for Cleveland manufacturing

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:59:00 -0500

A grant from the National Science Foundation will help a West Side neighborhood find out how the Internet of Things can help small manufacturers



Emerson sweetens Rockwell Automation offer to $29 billion

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:33:00 -0500

The Milwaukee-based company twice has rejected Emerson offers this year, maintaining it is better off alone



Lubrication best practices: Store it safely, handle it right

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:00:00 -0500

You can’t have a top-tier lubrication maintenance program without locking down these basics.



Simulation software maker Ansys acquires 3D printing firm 3DSIM

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:08:00 -0500

Ansys looks to reduce manufacturing costs with acquisition