Standard & Poor’s conference shows wind power catching the eye of investors, replacing ethanol as the hot renewable energy source.
Lean manufacturing is commonly associated with automotive manufacturers but medical device makers are rapidly discovering the advantages of using it in their marketplace. This article discusses the benefits that can be realized with the implementation of lean systems in a highly regulated manufacturing environment.
By helping small and mid-sized manufacturers implement new strategies, production techniques and cost-saving technology, the Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center says companies it worked with will realize about $450 million in sales, costs savings and employment gains in fiscal 2006.
A medical device manufacturers require device components to be produced quickly to ensure their products are available to the marketplace as soon as possible. However, quality cannot be sacrificed in this effort. Rapid prototype tooling is a unique option that satisfies both of these two criteria.
Today’s industrial manufacturing industry is not for the passive player – it requires the utmost in competitiveness, innovation, speed and agility.
India's Solectron Centum Electronics Ltd., subsidiary of U.S.-based Solectron Corp., announced Monday that it is spinning off its electronic manufacturing services (EMS) unit.
Terms of agreement with Kohlberg & Co. not disclosed.
Manufacturers looking to new technologies, software to help them compete globally.
Transaction is worth $5 billion.
GM wants to tap into increased car sales in China, but hydrogen-powered car not ready yet.
Electronics manufacturer Flextronics said Monday it will be expanding its presence in India through an eight- million-square-foot industrial park outside Chennai.
OPEC’s president says it may be into the middle of the month before the effects are felt.
Growing trade surplus will probably stay the same due to increaded foreign investment in China.
Japanese auto production was down slightly in the second quarter according to statistics released by national association.
As this year's election comes to a close, the manufacturing community will be keeping a close eye on the results. About the best thing the indsutry can hope for is ... more of the same.
Company will pay $125 million for Brooks Software.
Imagine that the room you are now in is filled with highly explosive hydrogen gas. Now think about all of the electrical devices in your room – the plugs, lights, wires, etc. One tiny spark and you’re going to be the lead story on the local news. One tiny spark could lead to one large explosion. While most w
Transaction worth $90 million.
Voluntary commitments might not reach 140 grams of carbon dioxide emissions by 2008.
Demand for high-perfomance fluids in niche markets will spur growth in stagnant fluids industry.