Owens-Illinois' decision to close the plant is part of its plan to consolidate what the manufacturer believes to be inefficient North American plants and expand plants in "emerging markets," such as China, Thailand and Argentina.
( VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland ) Noisy cockpits and cabins have long been a challenge facing domestic manufacturers of motor boats. The noise level of motor boat interiors can be reduced; one of the most efficient ways of achieving this is the insulation of the engine by...
( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) It is clear that the future of manufacturing and automation is sustained on two fundamental premises -- portable machinery and cooperative robotics -- according to the Machine-Tool Biennial, held recently at the BEC Trade Fair Centre in Bilbao.
( Elsevier ) The editors of the leading international journal Chemical Physics Letters are pleased to announce that the third Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences has been awarded to Professor William H. Miller from the University of California, Berkeley, for his outstanding...
( Elsevier ) Elsevier announced the launch of PeerChoice, a new pilot peer review program for Chemical Physics Letters where reviewers now have the freedom to choose which articles they would like to review. By choosing articles matching their expertise and interest, efficiency and...
Southern Co. announced Friday that it is accepting $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees from the federal government, setting the stage for the construction of the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in a generation.
The Food and Drug Administration urged consumers to stop using an instant coffee product that is being marketed as a sexual aphrodisiac, saying it could dangerously lower blood pressure.
ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2010 / PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- The Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug Interna
Indian ministers called for the government to extradite the former head of Union Carbide and pursue liability claims against Midland-Mich.-based Dow Chemical as part of a new push for justice in the Bhopal gas leak that killed 15,000 people.
( Nanyang Technological University ) Singapore's leading science and technology university, NTU and Israel's number one university, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, announced a new collaboration to jointly offer a Doctor of Philosophy program and to increase the level of...
Shows like How Do They Do It and organizations like John Ratzenberger's Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs are just what we need to revive interest in building and creating things.
Company is offering a lower-price Nook electronic reader with a Wi-Fi connection for $149, undercutting the $259 Kindle sold by Amazon.com.
H.J. Heinz Co. agreed to buy Foodstar, a Chinese food company that makes soy sauces and fermented bean curd, for $165 million.
Food maker Ralcorp Holdings Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy American Italian Pasta Co. for about $1.2 billion and has acquired two cracker makers.
Cigarette maker Philip Morris International says it's signed deals to buy 10 percent of its tobacco from farmers in Brazil.