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Kimberly-Clark Lawsuit: Surgical Gowns Don't Protect Against Ebola
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KS Gov Uses EPA Rule To Tie Foe To Obama
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U.S. September Consumer Spending Weakest Since January
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Colder Weather Drives Forecast Of 2014 Energy-Related CO2 Emissions
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Southwest Airlines Donates Leather LUV Seat Products
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Metal Manufacturer Wins $1M Business Plan Prize
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Museum Officially Buys Slice Of Rosie The Riveter's Factory
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Samsung Vows Changes After Disappointing Mobile Profits
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Amy's Kitchen To Open In Converted ID Plant

Verify Product Design and Test Your Export Products

Interpower

The Interpower® International Power Source is an AC power source used to verify your product design and for product testing. Four models available: 100-240VAC/50-60Hz input. Rental units available. Just a 1-week manufacturing lead-time and no minimum order requirements.

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OSHA- compliant protection for loading docks

Fabenco

FabEnCo’s new Dock Gate is easy to install and takes up minimal space. Its custom gas struts make it especially easy to operate and keep the gate safely in place when open. Made of carbon steel with safety yellow powder coat and available in 8’ and 10’ widths.

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2 Missing After Blaze At Fireworks Warehouse

 
 
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British police say two people are missing after a blaze at a fireworks warehouse that sent plumes of black smoke and explosions into the sky. The Staffordshire Police force says officers and fire officials are investigating the cause of the fire at the SP Plastics building in Stafford, central...


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Understanding Accidents

Kimberly

Workplace accidents cost employers over $250 billion in the North America. in 2012 — in spite of an ever-growing focus on workplace safety and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).


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Kimberly-Clark Lawsuit: Surgical Gowns Don't Protect Against Ebola

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A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases. The suit, filed Wednesday in federal court, alleges that the multinational company knew for at least a year that its Microcool Breathable High...


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KS Gov Uses EPA Rule To Tie Foe To Obama

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A protest by Kansas regulators against federal efforts to limit carbon emissions is giving Republican Gov. Sam Brownback an opportunity in the final days of his close re-election race to tie his Democratic rival to President Barack Obama. The Kansas Corporation Commission, which...


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ONLINE AUCTION FEATURING MRO EQUIPMENT!

Equipnet

Mechanical spares and maintenance, repair & operations parts (MRO) from Bayer, Merck and other leading global firms! Bidding opens on November 6 at 9AM ET and begins closing at 4PM ET. Contact EquipNet Auctions to schedule an inspection: 781-821-3482 x2162.


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U.S. September Consumer Spending Weakest Since January

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U.S. consumer spending fell in September, the first decline in eight months, as shoppers took a breather after a big spending spree in August. Income growth posted the slowest gain this year. Consumer spending dropped 0.2 percent in September, the Commerce Department reported Friday, the weakest...


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Colder Weather Drives Forecast Of 2014 Energy-Related CO2 Emissions

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In the long term, energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are driven by economic and efficiency trends and changes in the fuel mix. But weather fluctuations, which drive the level of energy use for both heating and cooling, are a very significant factor affecting year-to-year variation in fossil fuel consumption and their resulting...


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6 ways to manage product complexity

Columbus

Read these 6 Real World Scenarios, to see how manufacturers are addressing increasing product complexity demands through: • Component Re-use
• Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Integration
• Product Configuration to Order
• Product Personalization
• Version Control & Traceability
• Engineering Change Management


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Southwest Airlines Donates Leather LUV Seat Products

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Southwest Airlines today announced the distribution of products made in Kenya and the U.S. as part of its global upcycling initiative LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose.  The distribution in Kenya completes the second phase of the multi-year environmental program, which will upcycle approximately 80,000 former airline...


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Metal Manufacturer Wins $1M Business Plan Prize

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A fledgling metal manufacturing company that promises to make lighter, stronger, and less expensive parts has won the million-dollar grand prize in a contest aimed at attracting entrepreneurs to Buffalo. Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy announced ASi, LLC as winner...


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Turning Great Designs into Great Products

Arena

This whitepaper provides an overview of manufacturing tools like mechanical computer aided design (MCAD), product data management (PDM), electronic design automation (EDA) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) and describes how to bridge the gap between engineering and manufacturing.


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Museum Officially Buys Slice Of Rosie The Riveter's Factory

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Rosie the Riveter's old plant in Michigan has officially avoided the wrecking ball. Yankee Air Museum board chairman Ray Hunter signed papers Thursday making the aviation museum the owner of a 144,000-square-foot slice of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant, where Rose Will Monroe and other workers built B-24 Liberator bombers during...


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Samsung Vows Changes After Disappointing Mobile Profits

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Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more than three years. The South Korean company, which climbed from smartphone laggard to top seller in the past...


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Taking The Pain Out Of ERP Implementation & Expansion

Epicor

While many of the debates surrounding enterprise software in the manufacturing sector have subsided, one of the most significant obstacles remains – the ERP implementation process. With concerns ranging from production downtime to delivery delays to data loss, taking steps to ensure a smooth software integration, expansion or upgrade not only preserves resources, but insolates against crushing disruptions.


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Amy's Kitchen To Open In Converted ID Plant

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Organic frozen food maker Amy's Kitchen is opening a new plant in southeastern Idaho. The company is buying the former H.J. Heinz Co. plant that closed in June, eliminating 400 jobs. At an announcement of the plan in Pocatello on Wednesday, Amy's Kitchen co-founder Rachel Berliner said the company...


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