State lawmakers have said Volvo is considering South Carolina for a new plant. The application says the permit is needed for a manufacturing plant that could employ 4,000 workers in 10 years.
GE CEO Jeff Immelt said in a statement that the global economic environment remained "volatile" but that investments in large infrastructure projects being made around the world provided opportunities for growth.
The future of industry could mean fewer workers, more machines and more automation.
Manufacturers have been struggling in recent months because a strong dollar has made their products more expensive in foreign markets.
“The new era of robotic coworkers is here and an integral part of our Next Level strategy,” said ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer.
Meet the robots inspiring manufacturers at the Hannover Messe — the world's biggest industrial fair.
What manufacturers and distributors need is a future-proof highly flexible and resilient WMS that is based on a wealth of best business practices, is continually refreshed with new functionality, and which facilitates business growth.
"This is a major step in our strategy to focus GE around its competitive advantages," Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt said.
The industry poised to benefit the most from this digital revolution is manufacturing — that is if manufacturers can take the necessary steps to optimize their assets and the data being generated from them every second.
Factory orders rose 0.2 percent in February, which was the first increase since July, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. The climb was a welcome development for manufacturers struggling with disappointing economic growth in major trading partners like China, Europe and Japan.
Griffin Claw produces half-barrels, quarter-barrels, bottles and cans, and its beers are available at approximately 1,200 retailers, bars and restaurants throughout Michigan.
The report argued companies should improve their use of technology in risk management, consider increasing the frequency of assessments and embed those practices within all levels of company operations.
Volvo on Monday confirmed it will open a new manufacturing plant in the U.S., a move the Swedish automaker said makes it a “global car manufacturer.”
These are not great-grandmother's matzos, kneaded and shaped by hand. Mass-produced and machine-packaged, they're a modern effort to preserve tradition.
GE manufacturing maven Christine Furstoss provides a look inside the technology at work in the "brilliant factory."
We discuss the collaboration between iQuest and Kepware, as well as advanced approaches to viewing the plant floor and challenges to implementing automated solutions.
By staying in compliance of the many regulations, manufacturers can be sure to reduce or even eliminate hazardous scenarios.
The new objective of Skype is to bring data sharing abilities and annotated meetings to the forefront, while demonstrating the company’s push with cross-platform capabilities to answer productivity scenarios.
General Mills said that the previously announced job cuts, which were mostly in the U.S., were part of a restructuring plan called Project Catalyst that was approved during its fiscal second quarter.
As LEDs have become more common, the way they are being implemented and used has evolved.
The Valadares recovery project showcases two actions that European governments are betting on to help the recovery: simplifying business rules and increasing confidence to encourage private investment.
“Even when you factor in investment support from government entities, disaster preparedness is definitely not inexpensive. However, the prospect of enhancing both our readiness for disasters and our energy efficiency acted as an incentive.”
The 7.3 percent surge in utility output reflected unusually cold weather in many parts of the country.
Andrew Waycott weighs in and offers five benefits of MES.
For better or worse, the Internet is woven into our everyday lives. We go online for everything, from looking up movie trivia to booking dental appointments, to buying new homes.