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Paychecks Over People

April 12, 2010 9:52 am | Blogs | Comments

Whirlpool's CEO takes home a hefty $10.8 million salary while the company closes its Evansville, IN plant, putting 1,100 employees out of work.

RFID Vs. Bar Codes for Bulk Storage

April 12, 2010 9:23 am | by mrrfid | Videos | Comments

How an RFID-enabled lift-truck can avoid the bulk storage problems encountered when using bar code systems.


Comparing Pills to Peanuts

April 12, 2010 5:37 am | Blogs | Comments

If Toyota has taught us how not to respond to a recall, it was Johnson & Johnson who showed us the art of a rapid response and gave us evidence that an honest and open admittance of fault is always better than inaction.


Managing Energy with Modern Drive Systems

April 9, 2010 1:54 pm | by MICHAEL PERLMAN, Siemens Industry Inc., Motion Control Marketing Manager | Articles | Comments

Look at operational sequences and the overall integration scheme when designing, retrofitting or rebuilding for improved energy utilization.

Metal Indexing Belts for High-Speed Conveying

April 9, 2010 1:32 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Belt Technologies' stainless steel indexing belts for high-speed conveyors assemble plastic spray bottle caps and other multi-component assemblies.


iPhone App for Motor Purchases

April 9, 2010 1:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Baldor Electric Company's BE$T iPhone app uses electricity rate and existing motor parameters to recommend a new, more efficient motor.  


Vacuum System for High-Value Loads

April 9, 2010 12:58 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The fail-safe, dual-circuit vacuum lifter from Anver uses two vacuum systems to handle high-value loads.


Gateway Connects any PLC to Automation System

April 9, 2010 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Anybus X-gateway from HMS Industrial Networks allows the transfer of data between different PLC systems and networks.


Iran Won’t Hinder Global Nuclear Power Development

April 9, 2010 9:44 am | Blogs | Comments

The issues of nuclear disarmarment and nuclear power are separate, and it's good to see the direction that both are heading.


Small Sensors With a Big Range

April 9, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 2.5-mm operating distance offered by the new Contrinex series 500 sensor allows it to work further away from moving parts, reducing the chance of mechanical damage.

Flow Aid Device Controller

April 8, 2010 2:10 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Thayer Scale's Bridge Breaker® controller finely controls the ON/OFF time of flow aid devices so that they are activated only when necessary.


Dust-Tight Seal & Positive Material Shutoff

April 8, 2010 1:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Vortex Roller Gates are designed to handle dry bulk material in gravity flow applications where positive material shutoff and dust-tight sealing are required.

Desiccant Dryer for Small Applications

April 8, 2010 1:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Kaeser’s KADW wall-mounted desiccant dryer provides capacities from 7–50 scfm at 100 psig and precise, consistent dew-points as low as –100ºF.

Manufacturers Saving American Jobs

April 8, 2010 8:14 am | by AMANDA EARING, News Editor, Manufacturing.Net | Articles | Comments

In an economy where manufacturers are struggling to stay afloat, some are also fighting to find ways to keep their workers employed.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

April 7, 2010 12:23 pm | by WorkSafeBC | Videos | Comments

Repetitive use of the wrist can put pressure on nerves, causing numbness, tingling and pins-and-needles.



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