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When Workarounds Backfire

June 11, 2010 12:49 pm | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Workers at the Bayer CropScience facility in West Virginia would override safety interlocks in order to compensate for an undersized heater in a pesticide residue treater.


Arkansas Pet Food Plant To Expand, Add Jobs

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | News | Comments

Pet food plant in Dumas, Ark., that was badly damaged in a 2007 tornado is under new ownership that plans to expand and nearly double the number of jobs.

VW Recalls Minivans For Fire Hazard

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | News | Comments

Volkswagen is recalling nearly 16,000 Routan minivans to address fire concerns involving latches on the sliding doors.


3M Acquires MTI PolyFab

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | News | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate said Friday it completed acquisition of MTI PolyFab, a Canadian manufacturer of noise and vibration reduction technology for airplanes.

Russia Wants French Warship Technology

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | News | Comments

Industry minister wants to build French-designed warships in Russian plants, and eventually expand cooperation to include joint submarine, fighter jet or other manufacturing.

CEO: Chrysler Makes Progress After Bankruptcy

June 11, 2010 12:28 pm | by | News | Comments

One year after government-funded exit from bankruptcy, CEO Sergio Marchionne is telling employees the automaker has made progress...

Continuous Bulk Weighing for Shipping & Receiving

June 11, 2010 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal’s 825-CBW is a compact control package for continuous weighing of bulk commodities in a shipping or receiving installation.


Verizon Wireless Expanding Skype To Feature Phones

June 11, 2010 12:24 pm | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

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Captured O-Ring Fittings Protect Components

June 11, 2010 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Parker Hannifin Corporation's captured O-ring feed-through and bulkhead fitting products are designed for use in process analyzer sampling and electronics enclosures.

Thermally Actuated Gas Shut-Off Device

June 11, 2010 11:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Assured Automation’s FireBag thermally actuated gas shut-off valves control the flow of natural, propane or butane gases.


Large Filter Surface in a Compact Package

June 11, 2010 10:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Fabric Filter Co. offers replacement cartridge filter elements for baghouses and dust collectors.


France, UK, Sweden want deep CO2 cut, Italy opposed

June 11, 2010 9:26 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Western European countries gave strong backing to deeper cuts to climate-warming emissions on Friday, but Italy's environment minister said her peers were deluded.

Retail Sales Fall 1.2 Percent In May

June 11, 2010 8:29 am | by | News | Comments

Big drop in May retail sales was the largest decline in eight months, raising new concerns about the durability of the economic recovery.

Greenhouse Gas Rules Survive Senate Vote

June 11, 2010 8:29 am | by | News | Comments

Senate rejected a challenge to Obama administration rules aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions...

Fujitsu, Toshiba Consider Merger

June 11, 2010 8:29 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

Combining the companies' cell phone operations would create Japan's second largest handset maker.


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