The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports' top pick in this year's automotive rankings. The magazine cited the Model S's sporty performance and technological innovations, including its 225-mile range.
Godlan, a manufacturing ERP software specialist (SyteLine ERP), EAM (Asset Management) specialist and Infor Gold Channel Partner, has announced that a series of Live Demo Webinars are set for March 3rd – 7th, 2014 at 11:00AM ET daily featuring a full week of on-air events provided at no charge for Godlan's Infor SyteLine ERP customers and prospects.
Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of a custom designed conveyor oven used for drying wooden alcohol barrels for a leading distillery. The belt conveyor oven is designed with the capability to dry 160 barrels per hour.
Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, and Hagbros Precision, LLC, a leader in the design and manufacture of precision injection molds, dies, assembly fixtures, gauges and tooling, have announced the formation of a strategic alliance.
CMMI appraisals allow companies to measure their capability maturity against a defined framework of best practices. More than 1,600 appraisals were completed in 2013, the most ever done in one year and an 11% increase over 2012, the previous record year for appraisals.
I can’t tell you how rewarding it is when a company implements a plan and the light bulb goes on and they finally see how data can drive truly effective action. When data-based systems are installed, the implementation is too often considered successful once the data are flowing and people can get to the data.
We are virtually bombarded by the phenomenon of data-driven headlines. On any given day we might read that cigarette smoking is on the rise, or that book sales are down, but without seeing the data plot over a long time we don’t really know what those headlines mean.
Here's the first look at Samsung's new products including the Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Gear 2 and the more innovative Gear Fit, which combines the functionality of the Gear with biometrics and a curved touchscreen.
A new executive will lead Honda's operations in Alabama. Honda Manufacturing of Alabama says Jeff Tomko will take over as company president on April 1.
Most of the world can't afford the hundreds of dollars they cost, so there's been a push to get mobile devices cheap enough to reach emerging markets without sacrificing so much performance that first-time smartphone owners will give up on the Internet and forgo a second smartphone down the road.
Governors are quoting President Barack Obama as saying he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline in the next couple of months.
BlackBerry announced plans to expand its services for businesses needing secure communications, particularly in regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services. There are plans, for instance, to go beyond securing just email and messaging.
French automakers Renault and Peugeot are looking belatedly to China to revive their flagging fortunes but picked a tough time to try to expand. Three decades after Volkswagen became the first global automaker to produce cars in China in 1984, Renault SA announced plans in December for a Chinese factory.
The White House announced Sunday the The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII), set to open this spring in metro Detroit. It’s the latest hub in the Obama administration’s National Network of Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), and it’s expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the region within the next five years.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. The recalled products are the company's Mexicana, Amigo, Santa Rosa De Lima and Anita brands.
Chip maker RF Micro Devices Inc. and TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. are combining in an all-stock deal valued at about $1.56 billion.
Ford is updating its Focus compact car with new features and a more fuel-efficient engine as it tries to boost sluggish U.S. sales. There are cosmetic changes inside and out. Under the hood, the Focus gets the 1-liter, three-cylinder turbocharged engine that's now available in Europe.
Most of the attention will be on Samsung, which on Monday evening is expected to announce a successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone. That's bad news for all the other phone makers trying to get noticed at the Mobile World Congress wireless show, which opened Monday in Barcelona, Spain.
Chicago and the Detroit area stand to reap millions of dollars in federal grants and private sector investment as part of White House initiative to boost innovation in manufacturing and create jobs.
At the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) this past January, there was no shortage of high-tech watches, glasses, and hats for entertainment and fitness applications. They often feature video and audio capabilities and internet connectivity, in a compact and portable package. But can wearables make the transition from recreation to business?