Many industrial operations struggle to find the right approach to protect their assets. Instead of designing protections into their systems, some manufacturers wrongly rely on their system’s complexity to keep assets hidden.
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According to the Electrical Safety Foundation, accidents attributed to electrical hazards injure an average of 4,000 workers and claim 300 lives every year.
As part of ongoing efforts to lower its carbon footprint across all phases of its business, HP has announced a goal to reduce the emissions intensity of its product portfolio by 40 percent by 2020 compared to 2010 levels.
Your supply chain is the biggest source of risk in your entire operation. Unfortunately, there are many day-to-day aspects that you’ll never be able to completely control or manage.
Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, all employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report not only all work-related fatalities within eight hours, but also in-patient hospitalizations, amputations and loss of an eye within 24.
Three quarters of decision-makers at U.S. companies have invested in energy efficiency programs in the past 12 months, and more than half (56 percent) project their investment in energy efficiency next year will be more than last year, according to survey results.
The flashlight company, started 50 years ago in South Carolina, refuses to go overseas.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014.
The drive to build data centers underground arises from fears about natural disasters, terrorism and security intrusions, plus they offer a number of advantages for organizations needing maximum data security.
Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even before one is sold to the public.
Mars Chocolate North America has announced that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
This complimentary, half-day event features presentations by Bosch and Verizon about how the Internet of Things impacts the manufacturing industry and how manufacturers can improve their business performance leveraging the IoT.
Identity management with the ESB is an utopian ideal. In architectural terms it is impressive, but it is not yet achievable in practice.
Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling "fast-food-like" wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that could affect a major Ford assembly plant in Chicago.
Worrying about whether your clocks display the same, accurate time — and how that impacts your maintenance crews, the start and stop time of shifts, timestamps and reporting or compliance issues — doesn’t have to be an extra item on your plate.
Federal officials are proposing a $70,000 fine for a Wisconsin manufacturing plant after a machine crushed a worker's hand and partially amputated his thumb.
DAQRI’s executive team discusses the impetus, hardware features, software tools and use cases of the DAQRI Smart Helmet.
This latest episode of The IoT Uplink focuses on the data that is produced and how it’s analyzed, interpreted and shared throughout a manufacturing enterprise.
The year 2020 seems to be the magic year for the Internet of Things when billions of devices are predicted to be wirelessly connected. One might conclude this will also be the year when “Industry 4.0” reaches its true potential.
The Internet search company is providing $145 million in financing so that SunEdison can build the plant north of Los Angeles.
Intel Executive Vice President and CFO Stacy Smith talks about how Intel has been a good steward of shareholder money, having returned more than $40 billion in cash to shareholders.
Looking at the manufacturing industries as a whole, the required pace of responding to marketplace demands is accelerating, and will only continue to do so in the future requiring manufacturing organizations to optimize their people, processes, and technologies — what we refer to as a continuous journey towards Operational Excellence.
St. Paris manufacturing firm KTH Parts Industries is making progress on a $29 million expansion and hiring that's connected to increased production at Honda.
Sage North America has announced the results of the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices in the manufacturing and distribution, food and beverage and construction industries.
To harness the collective intelligence of their global suppliers, partners, customers and team members, manufacturers must embrace virtual proximity to build these connected relationships, while they stabilize and grow both local and global markets.
It’s a fact of life that not everything will go exactly as you’d planned. Failures large and small — from budget overruns, scope creep and missed deadlines to catastrophic technical issues — can crop up in even the most well-executed plans.
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