GE Intelligent Platforms has announced that it is joining the PTC PartnerAdvantage program. The two companies will work to integrate GE’s Proficy software applications with PTC’s technology solutions to help manufacturers close the loop between product design and production execution on the shop floor.
Bloomberg Businesweek's Sam Grobart joins Morning Joe to discuss highlights from Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. There's been a perception and maybe a bit of a reality that Apple has fallen behind Android and Microsoft with its mobile operations.
An engineering subcontractor says Radan’s Project Nesting function has changed his life and completely revolutionized the way his company works. It means they no longer have to run existing nests on their punch press. Previously, their LVD turret punch used to run saved nests, purely for speed, even if they were not totally efficient for the particular job.
Although the company operates a diverse collection of business units in 190 countries, German-based Siemens also employs more than 60,000 people in 130 U.S. manufacturing facilities. So with this in mind, we recently sat down with Helmuth Ludwig, the CEO of Siemens’ Industry Sector in North America.
Officials at Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. say they've opened a second assembly plant in Newnan and will hire 100 employees to work on a new utility vehicle. The Japanese company also said this week that it has completed transferring all of its ATV production to the Coweta County plant south of Atlanta.
Memory chip designer Rambus Inc. said Tuesday it resolved a decade-old patent dispute with South Korean chipmaker Hynix, and said Hynix will pay it $240 million over the next five years.Rambus said SK Hynix is licensing memory-related patents and the right to certain dynamic random access memory products.
Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government's demands for email and other personal information transmitted online in an effort to distance itself from an Internet dragnet.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed lawsuits Tuesday against discount retailer Dollar General Corp. and a BMW manufacturing plant in South Carolina over their use of criminal background checks to screen out job applicants or fire employees.
A Japanese carrier's Dreamliner had engine trouble before takeoff Wednesday, a day after a rival airline had a problem on another 787 plane. Neither problem was with the lithium-ion batteries that were overheating and resulted in the Boeing Co. aircraft being grounded for four months.
Although it took most proponents by surprise, the deal was in the bag before President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at the California desert retreat where they announced it over the weekend. And for China, it came only after a change in financial incentives made it more lucrative to get on board.
The latest update to Apple's iOS for the iPhone was shown off in a video shown during the 2013 World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC). Here's a brief look at the new operating system, how it will work and how it will change Apple devices.
Merchandise Inc. needed a new picking system that would not require them to replace the other connected systems that worked well and that their employees understood. They needed a system that would be easy to integrate, use and learn as well as a system that functioned the same way as their current system by downloading the data and then batch picking.
If you’re rolling out an industrial product and you want to manufacture it in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible, you may want to touch base with someone who has done exactly that time and again.
Timken Co. said Monday it has formed a strategy committee to consider separation of steel business from its bearings businesses. The committee is made up Joseph Ralston, who will serve as chair of the panel, and the other eight independent and non-Timken family members of the board of directors. Goldman Sachs will assist the committee in its evaluation.
After a decade of spiking fatalities from passenger car wrecks, the Brazilian government said Monday it plans to build its first auto crash test facility in an effort to improve the poor safety record of vehicles built and sold in the world's fourth-largest automobile market.