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GOP Spending Proposals Would Thwart Labor Rules

June 30, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Democrats harshly criticized the overall spending bill and the NLRB provisions.

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Today in Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for manufacturing professionals

Report: Looming Obamacare Tax Could Increase Labor Strife

June 30, 2015 4:11 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Health insurance could complicate talks between auto companies and the UAW.


Sustainable Manufacturing: A Q&A With Eastman Chemical's Mark Cox

June 30, 2015 3:16 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Mark Cox explains how going green is a boost for the mega-manufacturer’s bottom line.


Judge Tosses Verdict Favoring DuPont In Whistleblower Case

June 30, 2015 3:05 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

This occurred after the judge ruled that DuPont withheld information on safety problems.


NAM: Overtime Regulation Is One More Roadblock For Manufacturers

June 30, 2015 2:43 pm | by Mallory Micetich, National Association of Manufacturers | Comments

NAM argues that the overtime regulations stand in the way of robust job creation.


Four Forklifts And Lifting Equipment Safety Tips: A Workplace Safety Primer

June 30, 2015 2:39 pm | by Adam Robinson, Marketing Director, Cerasis | Comments

Unless you’re superman, you’re not going to be lifting heavy pallets anytime soon.


This Grounded Jet Engine Is Helping Keep The Lights On At The World’s Largest Hospital

June 30, 2015 2:35 pm | by Thomas Millas, GE Reports | Comments

Aeroderivative turbines can ramp up to full power in less than 10 minutes.


AkzoNobel To Expand Texas R&D Facility

June 30, 2015 2:29 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The expansion is scheduled to be completed early next year.


Consumer Reports Finds Some Newer Cars Burn Too Much Oil

June 30, 2015 2:11 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The magazine focused on survey data from 498,000 owners of 2010 to 2014 models.


Dubai Plans To Build 3D Printed Office Building

June 30, 2015 12:30 pm | by Adam Schreck, The Associated Press | Comments

Fast-growing Dubai might have found a way to make construction move even faster.


ConAgra To Sell Store-Brand Food Business

June 30, 2015 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The company said that it wants to concentrate on improving business for its name brands.


Coal Industry Scores A Win But Fate Of Plants Still In Air

June 30, 2015 10:05 am | by Matthew Brown, The Associated Press | Comments

Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision.


Union Sues Feds Over Hack, Says Agency Had Ample Warning

June 30, 2015 9:57 am | by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer | Comments

The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit against the federal personnel office.


Cisco Unveils New IoT System

June 30, 2015 9:53 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The system includes network connectivity, security and data analytics systems.


Making Manufacturing More Mobile: Q&A With Verizon's Anna Bailey

June 30, 2015 9:50 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | Comments

Anna Bailey gave us some insight into the "Mobile First" approach that is changing manufacturing operations.


Report: Blue Bell Pulled Products Weeks Before Listeria Recall

June 29, 2015 3:17 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Authorities largely accepted the procedures since no links to illnesses were established until later.


New York Formalizes Ban On Fracking, Ending Seven Year Review

June 29, 2015 3:14 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

New York has formalized its ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.


Hyundai Replaces General Motors As NFL Auto Sponsor

June 29, 2015 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hyundai will launch its sponsorship during NFL kickoff activities on Sept. 10.


Supreme Court Rejects EPA Mercury Rules

June 29, 2015 1:40 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected federal regulations curbing mercury emissions from power plants.


Toyota Tops Domestic Auto Production Rankings

June 29, 2015 1:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

A new report ranks two Toyota models as the most "American-made" vehicles in the U.S.


Report: IoT Presents New Opportunities For Manufacturers’ Post-Sale Revenue

June 29, 2015 1:17 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Some leading manufacturers collect up to half of their profits from after-sales sources.



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