Three of four regional indicators moved higher in June. Separately, activity in the Kansas City region cools.
One of the biggest issues in today’s production environment is the incorporation of multiple vehicles at the same plant in much higher densities than would ever have been considered in the past.
The fog was so thick at times, maintenance mechanic Nathanial Koniecko wasn’t sure if he was walking through the cold storage freezer at the Norwich, Conn. branch of U.S. Foodservice, or trekking through the eerie Sherlock Holmes novel, “The Hound Of The Baskervilles.” Besides fog, insufficient seals on
Automotive manufacturers face many challenges when evaluating and optimizing the performance of their sales channel, which can include thousands of franchise and non-franchise dealerships in the U.S., Canada, and other countries worldwide. Yet, auto manufacturers often lack direct visibility into the day-to-day activities of an auto dealership.
The Inland Empire might be just the spot to locate your manufacturing facility. With its excellent infrastructure and abundannt work force, it offers manufacturers an ideal place to set up shop - if only they knew where it was.
The Chevron Delo Synthetic Transmission Fluid SAE 50 and Texaco Syn-Star SAE 50 meet the major OEM’s performance requirements for extended drain and warranty.
The Department of Energy launches two new programs to help manufactures become more energy efficient.
Higher gas prices help push revenue to $99 billion.
Commercial airline orders remain strong, and orders for defense-related items surged.
Record revenue couldn't offset higher energy, feedstock costs.
Particulate emissions between November 2002 and May 2003 exceeded allowable limits.
But high energy prices could hinder further growth; spur manufacturers to source from low-cost countries
BEIJING (AP) - China's prime minister called for urgent steps to prevent economic overheating, state media said Thursday, as the government forecast more double-digit growth in the next quarter, adding to pressure for new measures to avert a financial crisis. ''We must take forceful measures to resolve promin
Legislation would call for a 27.5 percent tariff on all Chinese goods to pressure China into allowing the yuan to rise in value against the dollar.
Biomedical manufacturing leads growth with increase of 60 percent.
Part of company's ecomaginations program.
New data presented in the latest report from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation showed that industrial chemical releases fell by 20 percent in North America between 1998 and 2003, including a reduction in releases to air of 21 perecnt.
Although manufacturers are using software systems to manage their production environments, there can still be problems, especially if the software system being deployed is not the right solution for them. Such was the case for Poli-Film, Hampshire, Ill., a manufacturer of protective adhesive film products
Pennsylvania-based Precision Manufacturing Institute plans to begin classes in September.
The Chicago Fed said Wednesday its CFNAI came in at 0.34 last month, up from -0.14 in May. The three-month moving average was 0.11 in June, the same as in May. (A reading above zero is associated with above-trend economic growth.)