Check out some of the latest in high tech manufacturing, including the manufacturing software environment and its growing ability to gather and analyze more data, manufacturing automation's march to dominate the plant floor, the importance of reliable material handling information to track the plant of the future, and the cost-saving implications of monitoring and managing facility energy usage.
Three Tesla Motors employees were injured after an aluminum casting press failed at its San Francisco Bay Area factory.
U.S. railroads are supporting new safety standards for rail cars that haul flammable liquids to address flaws that can allow crude oil, ethanol and other substances to leak during accidents. Safety experts say the soda-can shaped cars have a tendency to split open during derailments.
Eriez HVF Mechanical Feeders have a compact, straight-line design and quick flow rate for optimal performance.
ABB Robotics has introduced the IRB 6700 robot family, its seventh generation of large industrial robots for spot welding, material handling and machine tending.
Conval offers Clampseal Cryogenic Valves for high-pressure, low-temperature liquified natural gas (LNG), manufacturing, heat treating and vaporizing applications to -420F.
State officials say a hotly disputed proposal to turn ocean water into tap in Orange County should be revamped to protect marine life but the company planning to build called the recommended changes a deal killer.
A new Dust Hood for Flexicon Bulk Bag Dischargers contains spillage and dust that can escape through seams in the bag and folds in the spout.
SOR Inc. introduces the new 815PT Smart Pressure Transmitter, a stick form-factor pressure transmitter that is compact, explosion proof rated and suitable for hazardous locations and hostile environments.
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.
The 2200 Series SmartFlex, from Dorner, is a flexible modular chain conveyor that can be configured to wrap around machinery and equipment in the packaging, food, medical and assembly industries.
Emerson Process Management has introduced the Fisher brand i2P-100 electro-pneumatic transducer to assist oil and gas production facilities in meeting EPA emission control and reporting requirements.
CONCOA introduces a new blender that enables users to create custom-blended gas mixtures on site for GTAW and GMAW industrial welding applications.
The GMS 140 C small batch mixer is the latest addition to the assortment of Gericke Multiflux mixers distributed by Power Technologies, Inc.
Hastelloy pressure sensors from American Sensor Technologies meet industry standards for measuring speciality chemicals and gases in both hazardous and non-hazardous environments.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will announce today a plan that would dramatically change the way companies with 250 or more employees file safety records.
GF Piping Systems introduces the Signet 2610-41 Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor featuring expanded communication protocol capabilities for a wide variety of applications.
LabStrong Corporation has unveiled a Helix Shaker accessory designed to meet the demand for more flask clamp sizes suitable for holding a wider variety of sample sizes.
ITT Corporation introduces the Pure-Flo® VSP+, a self-setting valve switch for bioprocessing applications.
Featuring an integrated resistance temperature detector, this temperature sensor from TURCK combines the display, process connection and RTD all in a single device.
Flo-Tite’s Media Containment Device is an environmentally safe solution to the problem of valve leakage, especially in applications involving hazardous materials.
Mystaire is pleased to announce the release of Aura ductless chemical fume hoods. Each hood has advanced safety monitoring and controls and is ASHRAE 110 tested.
Ross offers new designs of skid-mounted high-pressure reactors for chemical processes and sanitary applications.
Designed for the requirements of the food, packaging, chemical, pharmaceutical and plastics and rubber industries, Eriez VMC Series Electromagnetic Conveyors use a two-mass vibrating system powered by electromagnetic drives.
A northwest Missouri horse slaughter plant is preparing to open for business today as a legal battle that stretches across the country continues to unfold. A federal judge in New Mexico last week cleared the way for equine slaughterhouses to resume operating in the U.S., dismissing a lawsuit by the Humane Society of the United States and other animal protection groups against the federal Department of Agriculture over planned plants.