When manufacturers see their operations grow in size and complexity, they should consider system solutions or upgrades that offer more adequate and extensive capabilities. Cedarlane Natural Foods offers an easy solution for home-cooked wholesome meals with a wide variety of all-natural frozen foods.
A brand-new, state-of-the-art device that will soon give people paralyzed by serious injuries another chance at walking was recently unveiled to the public. The invention, called eLEGS, or Exoskeleton Lower Extremity Gait System, was unveiled by Berkeley Bionics, an East Bay company founded in 2005.
Pepperl+Fuchs (Twinsburg, OH) now offers an updated version of its advanced diagnostic module DTM software. Advanced diagnostic modules (ADM) monitor quality of fieldbus communication for FOUNDATION fieldbus H1 and PROFIBUS PA networks. Diagnostic manager software includes a number of updates that dramatically speeds fieldbus commissioning and is designed to take the guesswork out of troubleshooting for ADM users.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Adobe soared in heavy trading Thursday on a report that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer discussed a possible buyout of the company. A report posted in the "Bits" blog of The New York Times said Ballmer recently met with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen to talk about Apple's control of the cell phone market and how Microsoft and Adobe could work together to fend off the iPhone maker.
SHANGHAI (AP) — China is not using its control over supplies of rare earth — exotic metals crucial in advanced manufacturing — as a diplomatic "bargaining chip," state media quoted Premier Wen Jiabao as saying during a visit to Europe. Recent reports that Beijing had temporarily suspended shipments to Japan of the metallic elements, used in computer disk drives, hybrid car components and other high-tech products, has drawn attention to China's near monopoly on the materials.
LONDON (AP) — Eurostar International Ltd., which operates high-speed trains between London and the European continent, said Thursday it will buy 10 new trains from German manufacturer Siemens in a 700- million-pound ($1.1-billion) program to upgrade and expand its fleet. Eurostar said the new 900-passenger trains would be capable of operating anywhere on Europe's high-speed rail network, as the company looks beyond its current destinations of London, Paris and Brussels.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Friday backed off a threat to cut key BlackBerry services, just days before a ban was set to take effect that could have harmed the country's business-friendly reputation. The last-minute decision ended more than two months of brinksmanship with the Canadian company that makes the smart phones, a tool popular both with businesspeople and gadget-loving consumers in this Gulf federation.
BOSTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson on Thursday asked a federal judge to dismiss a complaint accusing the health care giant of paying millions in kickbacks so nursing homes would put more patients on its popular schizophrenia medication and other drugs. The government and two whistleblowers allege that J&J paid kickbacks to long-term care pharmacy Omnicare Inc.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings rose in August for the second straight month and layoffs dropped sharply, evidence that the job market is slowly healing. The number of jobs advertised rose nearly 2 percent, to 3.2 million, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's the highest level since April, when temporary census hiring inflated that month's figure.
A reliable solution that allows a manufacturer to effectively manage its supply chain can result in better quality control, optimized transportation, and a better return on investment. For more than 70 years, Pandol Bros., Inc. has been providing customers with the world’s finest produce and service that’s second to none.
Relational databases can sort of be an extension of PLC memory, and working with SQL is remarkably similar to working with PLCs and ladder logic. PLCs? OK, you’ve tackled PLCs and now you can program ‘em with one hand behind your back. So what’s next? What’s the next logical challenge? Think SQL and relational databases.
Warren Buffet, investor extraordinaire and current CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, recently sat down with CNN's Poppy Harlow to talk the Great Recession and the recovery of the U.S. economy. With deficits ballooning, Buffet offers a interesting solution: raise taxes on the super-rich, even himself. With more money in the coffers from the greatest capitalist success stories, the country could better afford a tax break for the middle class.
FARO Technologies (Lake Mary, FL) introduces the FARO Laser Focus3D, a 3D laser scanner for detailed measurement and documentation. Featuring a intuitive touch screen control, it uses laser technology to produce three-dimensional images of complex environments and geometries.
NEEDHAM, MA. – PTC, The Product Development Company, announced that James E. Heppelmann, the company's President and Chief Operating Officer has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, as previously announced on May 10, 2010. Heppelmann succeeds C. Richard Harrison who will serve as the company’s Executive Chairman and continue in a strategic advisory capacity.
NOTTINGHAM, UK -- IFS, the global enterprise applications company, recently announced that it has signed an agreement with the owners of 360 Scheduling Ltd. to purchase 100% of the shares of the company. The purchase price will be paid in cash. The acquisition will further strengthen IFS’ market position in the targeted service & asset management sector, especially mobile workforce management.