These systems can offer higher productivity, less downtime, better operational safety, lower operational costs and improved profit margins.
Due to the increased interest in outsourcing IT and other support services by manufacturers, service providers who offer offshoring capabilities are experiencing double-digit growth. According to a new ARC Advisory Group research study, the worldwide market for offshoring services in the manufacturing sector is expect
Arbitrarily setting price can lead to costing inefficiencies. A collaborative, cost-based system can make a difference.
Manufacturing activity continues to hold its own, as economic conditions continue to show growth, according to The Beige Book statistics released Friday by The Federal Reserve Board. The 12 Federal Reserve Districts reported continued expansion in economic activity since the last report. Four Districts noted that ec
Medical device manufacturers’ interest in outsourcing is growing and with it come many misconceptions and questions. This article, based on interviews with experts in the field, will examine the reasons companies choose to outsource, the functions they can outsource, the pitfalls they may encounter along the way, and the steps they can take to make it work.
Intellectual Property Rights protection was the main point of discussion for multiple organizations this week around the globe.
Deal had a $120 million price tag.
Arkansas has lost three percent of its manufacturing jobs and 104 plants in the last 12 months, according to a report by the Arkansas Manufacturers Register.
Company says layoffs are unrelated to strike.
OSHA investigates Domain, Inc. after employee fatality in April.
Sharp announces Sony battery recall, and Fujitsu adds to earlier recall.
Power Components of Midwest, with 191 employees, will become part of hydraulic manufacturer's group.
Cascade teaching is a lean tool method used to drive lean knowledge into an organization. It provides a standardized education of lean principles, either broadly or topic-focused, and offers a top-down connection throughout an organization to establish leadership expectations and practices.
Weekly unemployment insurance claims increased by 4,000 to 308,000 according to statistics released by the Department of Labor Thursday.
Ohio plastic pail and Canadian metal food can plants to close by the end of the year.
A plant closure in Ohio will result in 130 jobs moving to Mexico.
The need for an improved global automation infrastructure and better plant security measures is changing how food and beverage manufacturers are planning their facility operations, according to ARC's new Food and Beverage Industry Automation Worldwide Outlook.
Trends are born, live and die, according to the demands of the market. In the supply-chain world, relentless competitive forces are constantly pushing and pulling processes, technologies and strategies. Although these major trends will continue to influence manufacturing and logistics operations for the foreseeable future, here are four trends to watch for.
Behlen Manufacturing, Eaton, Altec, and Timken among companies participating in Business Development Mission to Beijing and Shanghai, China, in November.
Government emphasis on energy-efficiency helps boost the electric drives sector.