Cognex Corporation, the leader in machine vision systems, announced the release of In-Sight Explorer 4.9, software that offers an expanded set of inspection tools and an enhanced Cognex Connect communications suite featuring the iQ Sensor Solution network.
As BMW's first full manufacturing plant outside Germany, this South Carolina factory is the sole...
A new $75 million highly automated turkey processing plant in southwestern Indiana is set to...
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Ground was broken in March 2012 at the new $500 million facility for Continental Tire, the North America arm of German-based Continental AG. Officials initially said the first tire should roll off the assembly line in 2014, with the plant completely built and fully operational in 2021.
For Stantræk, automation means growth. The company, that processes sheet metal and coils, is now able to expand production with no significant increases in payroll. From 2008 to 2013, revenue almost doubled while the number of employees only increased from 21 to 28. Much of the added work load is now handled by Universal Robots.
German steel company ThyssenKrupp AG says it's in "exclusive negotiations" about the possible sale of its 3-year-old steel plant in Alabama.
Alabama officials are working to lure a Boeing Co. aircraft assembly plant to the Huntsville area.
Founded in 1991, Michigan Manufacturing International (MMI) specializes in supplying manufactured to print assemblies and components to original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
The manager of the Chrysler assembly plant in Toledo says the facility will build more than a half-million Jeeps next year — making it one of the highest-volume assembly plants in North America.
An Alabama grand jury has indicted the chairman of the Canadian firm National Steel Car on securities fraud charges involving an unfinished factory. The indictment made public Friday accuses company chairman and CEO Gregory Aziz of Hamilton, Canada, of misleading officials with Alabama's state pension program to get financing for a rail car manufacturing plant that was never finished in northwest Alabama town of Cherokee.
The union representing workers at an upstate New York General Electric plant slated for closure says the company has rejected its concessions.
Wal-Mart said about 10 of more than six dozen Bangladesh garment factories failed safety checks in audits it commissioned.
Boeing Co. leaders have reached out to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert about the state's interest in bringing the production line of 777X airplanes to the state.
H.J. Heinz Co. is closing three plants in North America and cutting 1,350 jobs in an effort to operate more efficiently.
Toyota plans to pull its Camry production line from the Subaru factory in central Indiana after the contract between the companies ends in 2016. The 3,600-worker factory near Lafayette has been building the Camry midsize car for Toyota since 2007. But Toyota has notified Subaru officials that it won't renew the current five-year contract, said Tom Easterday, executive vice president for Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc.
Infinite Graphics Incorporated (IGI) has produced a wide variety of calibration masks used by manufacturers to calibrate their Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMMs). The ability to do large calibration masks (32” x 32”) puts IGI in a unique position to offer a product that can be difficult to find.
Despite warnings that production of Boeing's next generation 777 plane could go to another state, machinists in the Northwest voted late Wednesday to reject a contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for decades of secure jobs.
A Mexican hospital official says the death toll from an explosion last month at a candy factory near the U.S. border has risen to eight.
Manufacturers, in many cases, are leading the way in finding more flexible ways to work with labor. It gives the flexibility to build people’s confidence without necessarily becoming full-time employees. There’s more technology that can be put to play in training people, in ensuring their skills are high.
A labor union seeking the reopening of Ormet Corp.'s aluminum smelter in eastern Ohio is launching a multimedia campaign aimed at Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
Boeing broke ground on another South Carolina manufacturing plant on Tuesday and company officials said the initial job of making jet engine air inlets could one day be expanded to a variety of propulsion work.
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems President Rick Yuse said in a news release that the expansion reflects an anticipated growth in airborne radar and electronic warfare markets.
If you've been in business long enough, you face the problem of legacy computer systems, procedures and equipment that are no longer up to the task. Unless your business is tiny, it’s hard to justify paper-based systems and manual counting. These are notoriously slow, inefficient and prone to error.
Engineered Machined Products (EMP), an Escanaba, Michigan-based manufacturer, is competing globally with the help of high-tech robotic automation. Flexible automation systems in place at EMP have been instrumental in allowing the company to meet increasing demands. With industrial robots and automation, EMP is able to compete globally, expand its business, and remain a very strong and viable manufacturer.
The state Commerce Department said Friday that BorgWarner is investing nearly $25 million and expects to create 105 new jobs.
Americans who buy the glass bottles of Coke exported from Mexico may have been dismayed by recent online reports that an independent bottler that supplies the drinks planned to switch from sugar to fructose to cut costs
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Caesarstone is planning to invest between $70 million and $100 million in the new plant in Richmond Hill — about 20 miles southwest of Savannah.
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