ABB Robotics has introduced the IRB 6700 robot family, its seventh generation of large industrial robots for spot welding, material handling and machine tending.
Chris Cole, founder and CEO of Intelligrated shares his passion and insights for devising new philosophies and methods for addressing some of the issues facing U.S. manufacturers. Does your company have strategies for recruiting and retaining quality employees?
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.
Rockwell Automation has released the AADvance Workbench 2.0 to help manufacturers get process-safety applications up and running faster.
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.
Not too long ago, Monster.com conducted a comprehensive survey on the state of U.S. manufacturing jobs, and came to some compelling, if not worrying, results. In general, workers in U.S. manufacturing are largely unhappy with their current positions, for a variety of reasons, and are more likely to be actively searching for different work, be it at another plant, or another industry.
Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson, has opened its new $25 million global headquarters for the design, testing and manufacture of regulator technologies, including pressure regulator and relief valve solutions in McKinney, Texas.
A fire at a factory billed as the world's biggest maker of knishes has created distress nationwide for those who can't seem to find the Jewish treats anywhere. The factory promises an end to the knish crunch by Thanksgiving, which coincides with the start of Hanukkah.
CONCOA introduces a new blender that enables users to create custom-blended gas mixtures on site for GTAW and GMAW industrial welding applications.
Honeywell announces the release of Experion LX, a purpose-built distributed control system for small to mid-size operations with continuous and batch process control applications.
The M120 Mini Temperature/Humidity Meter from Anaheim Scientific measures relative humidity and temperature in industrial and laboratory 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.
It is critical to plan for the future when designing your food processing plant’s mechanical systems. We find that many plants are now undergoing expensive retrofits because future needs were not appropriately considered. To avoid these issues, here are four budget considerations to address when designing your plant’s mechanical system...
Industries across the country depend on minerals such as aluminum, copper, silver, cobalt, nickel and gold for the production of smartphones, solar panels, military body armor, MRI machines and countless other high-tech products critical to the American way of life. Here in the United States, there are more than $6.2 trillion worth of key mineral resources ready to be developed and put to good use by our nation’s manufacturers.
Featuring an integrated resistance temperature detector, this temperature sensor from TURCK combines the display, process connection and RTD all in a single device.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the fifth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 53rd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Report On Business.
The EPLC2-HB-150LED-RT explosion proof high bay led light fixture offers an alternative to fluorescent or metal halide lighting systems for petrochemical processing facilities, water treatment plants, warehouses and manufacturing lines.
Tectorius is pleased to present Vibra-Stop thread locker, sealant and anti-vibration compound in an aerosol spray.
Authorities are investigating a deadly explosion involving a boiler at Meggitt Polymers and Composites in the northwest Georgia town of Rockmart. A 56-year-old female was the only reported victim, according to state and county officials.
Lately, there has been a lot of buzz about the new and emerging technologies in manufacturing that are likely to produce major industry changes in the coming months and years. One such area of technology is remanufacturing, but what exactly does that mean?
Horsehead Corporation has filed a 60-day notice warning workers that it plans to close a zinc smelting plant by year's end. The move was expected, as the plant may become a $2.5 billion petrochemical "cracker" plant for Shell Oil. Still, the closing is tough news for the plant's nearly 500 hourly employees.
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration spokeswoman says a Reser's Fine Foods, Inc. recall of packaged salads produced at its Topeka, Kansas plant was prompted by a routine check of products sold in Canada. That inspection found Listeria monocytogenes in some ready-to-eat salad.
Japanese regulators have given final approval for the removal of fuel rods from an uncontained cooling pool at a damaged reactor building, which is considered the highest risk at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Removing the fuel rods from the Unit 4 cooling pool is the first major step in a decommissioning process that is expected to last decades.
Benko Products announces Husky Cold Boxes and Air Conditioners, compact and portable cooling units suitable for plants with limited floor space.
Recent GHS regulations concerning color and labeling accuracy have prompted many manufacturers to overhaul their labeling operations. For Carolina Biological, a supplier of chemical supplies for educators, the issue of GHS compliance was resolved by switching to an on demand color labeling solution. Could this technology work for you?