The world's second-largest maker of PCs, considered a bellwether in the technology industry, also issued a strong profit prediction for the current quarter. The Palo Alto, California-based company's stock rose $1.66, or 7 percent, to $26.82 in extended trading after the results were released. The shares had dipped 16 cents to close at $25.16 in Tuesday's regular trading session.
November's drop comes after the 16-day partial government shutdown caused confidence to plunge in October. The declines in both months were driven by falling expectations for hiring and the economy over the next six months.
A judge has given a dose of cold water to Sriracha, ruling Tuesday that the factory that manufactures the trendy hot sauce must partially shut down after neighbors complained of the spicy smells it was producing.
Dave De Young knew something needed to change. JSJ Corporation’s engineers across the globe were struggling to load CAD drawings, while the finance hawks were wondering why so much was being spent on a centralized storage system that didn’t meet expectations. His quest to find a solution eventually led him to the cloud.
Apptricity, provider of Mobile Enterprise software solutions, has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice and the Army have agreed to settle a copyright infringement claim for $50 million. The claim stemmed from the over-deployment of unlicensed logistics enterprise software that is mission critical to managing troop and supply movements in theater operations around the world.
In the manufacturing industry, theft of intellectual property means a business can lose its "secret ingredient" that sets a product apart from the competition, and dilutes the brand. Often firms don’t know there has been a breach until a knock off product or service surfaces that is surprisingly similar to the company’s prized product.
Struggling French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen says a former executive at rival Renault will lead the company when its current chairman steps down.
The onslaught, captured in photos and video footage from Detroit and Chicago this year, was caused by the same thing: brisk winds sweeping across huge black piles of petroleum coke, or "petcoke," a powdery byproduct of oil refining that's been accumulating along Midwest shipping channels and sparking a new wave of health and environmental concerns.
Canada and Norway had challenged the ban on the grounds that it was inconsistent. It grants exceptions to support indigenous Arctic communities that export limited amounts of seal products and to protect fisheries' nets and their catch.
European regulators have approved scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s $13.6 billion acquisition of Life Technologies Corp., on the condition that they divest parts of their businesses.
The next edition of The CIP Safety Specification will include services for safe motion applications. With the addition of these services to CIP Safety, users will be able to deploy networked motion control systems using EtherNet/IP and Sercos III in applications requiring safe motion functions such as safe torque off and safety limited positions.
PTC has announced the availability of its PTC Materials Compliance Solution for conflict minerals as a managed service. The PTC Materials Compliance Solution for conflict minerals enables manufacturers to comply with regulations from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission governing the identification and reporting of conflict minerals within their products and across their supply chains.
It's been seven years since a major change in airline security, but restrictions for carry-on liquids could someday be a thing of the past. An American-made scanning device is now being used at airports in Europe.
More than 100,000 industrial decision-makers, including many of your competitors, attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems.
In 2014 (7–11 April), the trade fair under the HANNOVER MESSE umbrella will focus on key current issues – for example, the networking of industrial processes across existing technological and corporate boundaries.
MODEX 2014® is the industry's newest expo for the manufacturing and supply chain industries. It’s where the best and brightest thinkers in the supply chain gather to discuss the trends of today and the challenges of tomorrow.
WestPack is the only show that successfully delivers every sector of one of the world's largest economies-California. WestPack is a key feature of the nation's largest design and manufacturing event, enabling California''s packaging professionals to source 3,000 suppliers of materials, machinery, components, and contract services. Meet thousands of manufacturers producing and packaging in your target markets.
What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? The Eighteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum allows manufacturers to learn from their peers on how an information-driven strategy can better position them to succeed and determine how they can best approach critical technology decisions.
Recently, smart marketers from other industries such as restaurants, suppliers and consumer brands have started embracing personalizing interactions for their customers. These marketers are incorporating the fundamentals used in retail today to increase engagement and revenue. Marketers across all industries need to incorporate these retail strategies to optimize customer interactions to build brand loyalty and drive sales.
Roughly a year ago, GE and other thought leaders in the industry launched the Get Skills to Work initiative, a coalition aimed at closing the skills gap and specifically, to support veterans as they transition to careers in advanced manufacturing.