A North Carolina company is hoping to buy an eastern New Mexico peanut-butter processing plant that went bankrupt after a salmonella outbreak shuttered its operations and prompted a nationwide recall.
With increased domestic energy production in the U.S., many new automation systems need to have...
In this episode of MBT's Manufacturing Newswire, we'll discuss the latest on Boeing’s problems,...
EMAC, Inc. has created the iPAC-9X25. Made in the USA this industrial strength ARM embedded single board computer is based on Atmel AT91SAM9X25 Processor.
Chrysler said it is withdrawing requests for financial aid for plants in Windsor and Brampton because the projects have become a "political football."
Lockheed Martin broke ground for its Pike County Operations' Long Range Strike Systems cruise missile production annex in Troy, Alabama.
Poor sales of the new Dodge Dart have pushed Chrysler to temporarily lay off 325 employees at the assembly plant that produces the compact sedans.
There could be fiery words Wednesday night as a Southern California city considers whether a hot sauce factory is a public nuisance because of its spicy emissions.
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.
Without solid numbers, many have assumed that most of the offshored jobs go to developing countries where workers are paid near-poverty wages in less than ideal working conditions. However, the researchers said public fear that offshoring to lower-cost countries is putting downward pressure on U.S. jobs may be overblown.
The company said Tuesday that the wing center will be located north of its Everett factory and sustain thousands of area jobs in the years to come. Construction on the new facility is scheduled to begin later this year.
The science of mapping performance distributions told us exactly where we could set our process controls in order to ensure virtually 100% defect-free results. It is a better method than assuming or guessing at an appropriate safety factor.
In 2013, the FDA introduced new standards to ensure the public health of perishable food products that are being shipped, tracked and delivered. While the end result improves public safety and health, these standards present challenges for food distributors to ensure they have FDA-compliant processes, plans and technologies in place to avoid product recalls and fines.
Faced with stubbornly low prices for aluminum due to global overcapacity, Alcoa has been idling and closing smelters to reduce capacity. When the last moves are completed, Alcoa will have cut its smelting capacity by 17 percent.
Villagers in southwestern China infuriated by a factory that was polluting the environment smashed its offices and equipment, and later clashed with police, underscoring the potential for such concerns to trigger violent unrest.
Travel to Montgomery, Alabama and the Hyundai Motor Manufacturing facility where they build the popular Elantra and Sonata models. This tour gives you an up close look at the equipment and practices of a Hyundai facility.
Several thousand people have marched from a Coca-Cola bottling plant in a southwestern suburb to downtown Madrid to protest the company's plan to close four plants in Spain and lay off workers.
General Motors Co.'s Opel unit has agreed to extend by two years, until the end of 2018, a guarantee that workers at three German plants won't face layoffs.
A Los Angeles suburb is spicing up its lawsuit against a hot-sauce manufacturer it claims polluted the air with pungent smells.
The owner of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer that was the site of a deadly industrial plant collapse earlier this month announced Friday that his company is laying off the plant's production staff.
Federal prosecutors are seeking prison time for a former Iowa kosher slaughterhouse manager who they say exploited immigrant workers for labor, money and sex.
More Novartis employees have lost their jobs in Lincoln as the drug maker continues to restructure its manufacturing plant there. The Lincoln Journal Star reports the company laid off 27 and eliminated 58 open positions earlier this month.
Plant and warehouse managers may have to add “Air Traffic Controller” to their list of job duties in the near future. That’s because companies are working on new ways to use drones in the material handling field.
Italian gun maker Beretta says it is building a new manufacturing and research facility in Tennessee. The $45 million plant in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin is projected to create 300 new jobs. Several states began wooing Beretta from Maryland after the company raised objections to a wide-ranging gun control measure enacted there last year.
Gamesa USA officials said Tuesday that the closure of the 8-year-old plant was prompted by a shift in the market from Pennsylvania and the Midwest to the southwestern United States.
The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission lifted a stay on an air permit for the $1.1 billion Big River Steel plant near Osceola. The stay was imposed when rival steel-maker Nucor Corp. objected to the issuance of an air permit last year by the state Department of Environmental Quality.
Yokogawa Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer in the fields of measurement, control and automation, is expanding its North American presence in direct response to increased demand for its product, solution and service offerings.
FLEXcon began its lean manufacturing program in 2003 and has since achieved a 90 percent improvement in on-time deliveries, 20 percent reduction in waste and a 35 percent increase in total productivity. Dollar savings are more than 10 times what was invested to roll the practice out and educate and train 1,000 employees.
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