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Campaign Showcases Truths, Technologies And Good Times In Manufacturing

October 31, 2014 12:04 pm | by SME | News | Comments

SME, an organization dedicated to supporting manufacturing through training, events, media and membership, has announced #MFGis, an awareness campaign to help students, educators, professionals and companies tell their stories of “what manufacturing is” through storytelling, social media and multimedia. 

Kimberly-Clark Lawsuit: Surgical Gowns Don't Protect Against Ebola

October 31, 2014 11:28 am | by Robert Jablon, Associated Press | News | Comments

A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its...

The Great Challenge For Soup

October 31, 2014 11:23 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison says, 'The American family has changed... so food has to be...

A Monster Ship That Is Part Robot And Can Move Oil Rigs

October 31, 2014 11:18 am | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

The Pieter Schelte is a cross between a ship and a giant robot. It has eight arms that can latch...

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Engineering Newswire: Lockheed’s Fusion Reactor Fits Into A Truck

October 31, 2014 11:12 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at redefining fusion with a 100-megawatt concept reactor, riding above the water on a flying yacht, and solving the housing crisis by printing mud huts.                  

Fixing Walmart's 'Made In America' Infographic

October 31, 2014 11:07 am | by Alliance for American Manufacturing | News | Comments

The Alliance for American Manufacturing responds to Walmart's infographic — which touted selling made-in-America products — with a infographic of its own.                           

Do's And Don'ts Of IT/OT Collaboration

October 31, 2014 10:53 am | by Paul Brooks | Articles | Comments

Some practical guidance that can help professionals from both sides of the divide implement practices that will make life easier for their peers.                              

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Distillers Gear Up For Next Round Of Tenn. Whiskey War

October 31, 2014 9:52 am | by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | News | Comments

The passage of several months since a heated legislative debate over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow the dispute between two global liquor giants and the growing number of craft distillers caught between them.

Chocolate Prices Set To Rise

October 31, 2014 9:42 am | by Steve Rothwell, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned of price hikes next year.                                 

Nissan Recalls Infiniti SUVs To Fix Air Bags

October 31, 2014 9:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nissan says it's recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment.                             

Museum Agrees To Purchase Rosie's Old Plant

October 30, 2014 12:41 pm | by Mike Householder, Associated Press | News | Comments

All that's needed now to save Rosie the Riveter's old plant in Michigan is a signature or two.                                             

Meet HP's New Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printer

October 30, 2014 12:35 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Ed Baig interviews HP executive Steve Nigro about the company's new HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer.                                           

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Flying Car Prototype Takes To The Skies

October 30, 2014 12:28 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

The AeroMobil 3.0 is the latest prototype flying car that its makers hope will revolutionize the transport industry. The upgraded model has significant improvements to the previous prototype, with a top groundspeed of 124 mph and a flight travel range of about 435 miles.

The Future Of Sony

October 30, 2014 12:21 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Sony was once a symbol of Japan's golden age, but now the tech company is struggling. Will Ripley takes a look at Sony's game plan to make a comeback.                             

Inside The World's Biggest Auto Factory

October 30, 2014 12:07 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Volkswagen plans to cut billions in operating costs by 2017. That means making the world's biggest auto plant, in Wolfsburg, Germany, more efficient.                             

Samsung Vows Changes After Disappointing Mobile Profits

October 30, 2014 10:19 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more than three years.           

Gov't Pushes Air Bag Maker On Replacement Parts

October 30, 2014 10:16 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

The U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem.

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Lenovo Completes Purchase Of Motorola Phone Unit

October 30, 2014 10:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.                   

Ford Recalls SUVs For Fuel Tank Leaks

October 30, 2014 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fire.                                 

New Quality Intelligence Pack Adds Visibility To 100+ Quality KPIs

October 30, 2014 9:49 am | by Dassault Systèmes | Product Releases | Comments

Dassault Systèmes now offers Quality Intelligence Pack, as an extension to its existing Manufacturing Process Intelligence (MPI), Executive Intelligence Center (EIC) and other Quality offerings. 

JA Worldwide And Alcoa Foundation Implement Global STEM Education Initiative

October 30, 2014 9:44 am | by JA Worldwide & Alcoa Foundation | News | Comments

JA Worldwide has announced a new partnership with Alcoa Foundation to launch a global curriculum that will bring enhanced STEM education to middle and high school students.                       

Nigeria Sues Coca-Cola For Half-Filled Cans

October 29, 2014 12:42 pm | by Michelle Faul, Associated Press | News | Comments

Nigeria filed a suit Monday against Coca-Cola for allegedly refusing to comply with orders from the Consumer Protection Council over two half-empty cans of evaporating Sprite.                     

Small Business Divided Over Minimum Wage Votes

October 29, 2014 12:39 pm | by Joyce Rosenberg, Associated Press | News | Comments

Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees' hours or jobs. Others say it's the right thing to do for workers and the economy.               

Inside The Chevy Volt Battery Lab

October 29, 2014 12:33 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Go inside the largest automotive battery lab in the world, where engineers designed the battery pack for the new Chevy Volt.                                    

Tesla Barred From Selling Cars In Michigan

October 29, 2014 12:29 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

A battle line has been drawn between Tesla Motors and the state of Michigan. It started after the state's governor signed legislation that effectively bans the electric car maker from doing business there.             

American Certified Finds Growing Preference For 'Made In USA'

October 29, 2014 12:25 pm | by Jolie Darrow | Articles | Comments

A renewed interest in “Buying American” seems to be approaching its greatest peak in popularity since the 1940s. But it was only recently that American Certified realized to what extent the movement has resurged in the American consciousness.   

Walk, Don’t Run: A Security Framework For Midsize Organizations

October 29, 2014 12:08 pm | by Jeff Multz | Articles | Comments

Companies think their network is secure because they bought a product or service, and then they rest. You can’t rest. You need to consistently monitor and analyze your network while investing in training and security updates.        

Judge Orders Mediation In Guardrail Lawsuit

October 29, 2014 9:55 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge has ordered mediation between a Texas company and a whistleblower who won a $175 million verdict over a design change in the company's highway guardrails.                       

Fiat Chrysler To Spin Off Ferrari

October 29, 2014 9:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Wednesday it will spin off sports car maker Ferrari into a separate company.                                         

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