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Saudi Official: Return To $100 Oil Unlikely

March 27, 2015 9:56 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Saudi Arabia's representative to OPEC predicted crude prices would not soon return to mid-2014 levels because price increases would only draw other producers back into the field.

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Stumbled In February

March 26, 2015 10:45 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February, the latest...

Report: Emissions Requirements, Fuel Cell Vehicles To Drive Increase In Global Hydrogen

March 26, 2015 9:56 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A recently released report anticipates demand for cleaner transportation will substantially...

U.S. Drillers Scrambling To Thwart OPEC Threat

March 24, 2015 11:30 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Energy Writer | News | Comments

OPEC and lower global oil prices delivered a one-two punch to the drillers in North Dakota and...

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U.S. Wholesale Stockpiles Increase, Sales Sink In January

March 11, 2015 10:02 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles by a modest amount in January as sales plunged by the largest amount in six years.

Simulation Software Provides Food Manufacturer The Secret Recipe To Achieve Production Goals

October 31, 2014 11:56 am | by Abbey Hatke | Articles | Comments

Burns & McDonnell and Rockwell Automation collaborate to deliver 10 percent increase in production capacity.                                       

Unique Environment Places Emphasis on Real-time Data, Traceability

March 24, 2014 9:31 am | Videos | Comments

Reily Foods Company uses Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP software, implemented by Edgewater Fullscope, for usability, flexibility and support of unique food manufacturing needs. With Microsoft Dynamics AX, Reily is able to have real-time access to data, plus the information it needs to support safety and sustainability practices, including traceability for product recalls.


Tesla Shares Drop As 3Q Falls Short

November 6, 2013 11:30 am | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

In a conference call after its earnings release, CEO Elon Musk said the company's production has been constrained by its battery supplies, but that should ease next year thanks to a recent deal with Panasonic Corp. that increases battery shipments to Tesla.

Why 3D Printing Could Be A Manufacturing And Logistics Game Changer

October 28, 2013 11:01 am | by Danielle M., Blogger & Business Student | Blogs | Comments

Could 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, revolutionize the production industry to the same extent as Ford's assembly line?                                 

A Supply Chain With No Weak Links

July 8, 2013 10:46 am | by Rowmark | Articles | Comments

Despite the ever looming concern about high fuel prices, there is still booming interest in many motorsports vehicles and products. Over the past several years, Sportech, Inc. has experienced an explosive increase in demand for their Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) parts for original equipment manufacturers of motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATVs, and other off-road vehicles.

Ford's Advanced Prototyping

July 8, 2013 10:29 am | by fordvideo1 | Videos | Comments

Ford engineers are developing a highly flexible, first-of-its-kind, patented technology to rapidly form sheet metal parts for low-volume production applications. Once fully developed, the technology (Ford Freeform Fabrication Technology, or F3T) will allow for lower costs and ultrafast delivery times for prototypes – within three business days versus conventional methods that take anywhere from two to six months.

DL500 Durable Label Printer

April 16, 2013 2:12 pm | by Primera Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DL500 allows fast and easy in-house production of highly durable labels for a wide range of rough-service applications, including UDI labels for medical devices and healthcare equipment, automobile VIN and under-hood part number, warning and instruction labels, aerospace and solar panel labels, serial tags for outdoor equipment, automobile parts, building materials and much more.


Unlocking Potential For Greater Productivity And Accuracy

April 8, 2013 10:45 am | by Bruce Stubbs, Director of Industry Marketing for Distribution Center Operations, Intermec | Articles | Comments

Facing rising operational costs and growing awareness of consumer food safety, growers and companies are under increased pressure to improve efficiency and increase customer satisfaction and safety. To meet these needs while containing costs, food traceability solutions are particularly imperative for achieving rapid responses to potential product recalls.

Reliable Mobile Logistics Applications With Integrated UPS

March 4, 2013 1:07 pm | by noax Technologies | Manufacturing Business Technology | Product Releases | Comments

The greatest advantage, compared to batteries, is that super condensers have long life cycles and are maintenance-free. The UPS bridges up to 30 seconds of voltage failure, thus offering protection against data loss and operation interruptions.

Corvette High-Performance Engines Moving To KY

February 1, 2013 9:03 am | by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors will rev up engine production at the Kentucky plant that assembles Corvettes. The automaker announced Wednesday it will build specialty, high-performance engines for the iconic sports car at its Bowling Green assembly plant, shifting the work from GM's Performance Build Center in Wixom, Mich. The transfer will add 20 jobs at the Bowling Green plant, where the work force is nearly 700.

Managing The Seasons Of Performance

January 25, 2013 10:19 am | by Paul Glover, Founder, The Glover Group | Blogs | Comments

When most leaders create annual plans, they typically do not take into consideration the different rhythms that occur in each season. And by not doing that, they can miss out on opportunities to build on natural behaviors that occur throughout the year that can impact performance.

How Barnes & Noble Ships Millions Of Gifts

December 20, 2012 9:39 am | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

Using enough gift wrap to reach the North Pole from New Jersey, Barnes & Noble's high-tech warehouse spits out a million packages a day. 


Achieve Excellence And Make Better Decisions In 2013

December 18, 2012 10:56 am | by Mark Humphlett, Director, Infor | Articles | Comments

By automating and streamlining processes from department to department or person to person, you create a holistic, integrated decision-making environment, where you can make proactive operational decisions at every level of your business.

Japanese Automakers' China Output Tumbles

November 30, 2012 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese vehicle production from Toyota and other major Japanese automakers tumbled in October amid a territorial dispute between the two Asian powers that led to boycotts of Japanese products in China. Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday that its Chinese output plunged 61 percent to 30,591 vehicles, its third straight monthly decline.

Plan In Perfect Sync

September 28, 2011 6:26 am | by SAS | White Papers

Some companies have gotten away from putting thesales and marketing perspective into executive sales and operations planning(ES&OP); however, this is risky business in today’s economy. This paperexplores the root causes of ES&OP challenges and provides a case study thatdetails how one market-driven company has been able to successfully sensedemand signals and shape future demand for over five years. It also outlines aclear path to optimized, market-driven ES&OP that enables companies tosense demand signals and changes almost instantly and align their supply chainfaster to respond swiftly to fluctuations in demand.

Ten Warning Signs That Your ERP System Is Killing Your Business

September 8, 2010 1:21 pm | by Plex Systems | White Papers

Selectingan ERP system means success or failure to a manufacturer’s overall performance. These ten questions move you toward success.

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