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Robotic Sub Aborts First Mission
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Google Buys Drone Maker
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Sneaker Factory Workers Strike In China
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Big Boy Steam Locomotive Coming Back To Life
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Q&A: Keys To Customer Retention
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Fuji Heavy Considering New Plant To Make Parts For Boeing 777X
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NSA Coverage Gets Pulitzer Prize

THE TIME FOR MANUFACTURING IS NOW

ASME

This August, the entire manufacturing community will unite in Buffalo, New York to solve real challenges, connect, collaborate, innovate and re-imagine the industry as we know it. Whether you are an established leader or an emerging force, this is your chance to take a seat at the table.

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NEW MORSE <PILOT> DRUM HANDLER: POWER FEATURES

Morse

<PILOT> is power-propelled, power lifting and pouring, walk-behind drum handler providing unsurpassed operator control, productivity and safety, ergonomic throttle, steering and drum positioning.

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Big Boy Steam Locomotive Coming Back To Life

 
 
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In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.            


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Dispelling the Myths of Manufacturing in the Cloud

Infinity

With the flux of new information on big data and the manufacturing cloud, it can be difficult to draw the distinction between business-speak and a better approach. Download the “The Cloud MythBusters eBook now”.


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Sneaker Factory Workers Strike In China

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Workers at a Chinese factory owned by Yue Yuen, the world's largest maker of athletic footwear for brands such as Nike and Adidas, are striking in a dispute over benefits.               


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Google Buys Drone Maker

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Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.               


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Are Your Customers Ready to Drink the Cool-Aid?

Insite

Leading manufacturers and distributors are quickly adopting new business processes—like Punchout—to enhance the buying experience for their customers. Learn more about how you can improve your customers’ operational efficiencies, reduce costs, and eliminate errors by using a solution provided by Insite Software.


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Fuji Heavy Considering New Plant To Make Parts For Boeing 777X

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Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. is considering building a plant in central Japan to make parts for Boeing Co.'s next-generation 777X passenger jets, company officials said Tuesday.              


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Q&A: Keys To Customer Retention

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We take a moment to address some of the biggest mistakes companies make in customer retention and what they can do keep clients and increase profitability.                            


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Manufacturers Save Time and Money with Packaging Automation

ITW

There are many ways to justify the cost of a new pallet wrapper and prove a quick return. ITW Muller offers free packaging line audits and consultations to help companies understand the options available, tailor solutions to needs and expertise in quantifying economic justifications.


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NSA Coverage Gets Pulitzer Prize

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Coverage of the National Security Agency's sweeping surveillance program that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday follows a tradition of bucking the U.S. government on matters of secret intelligence.          


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Robotic Sub Aborts First Mission

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A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean.        


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This is a numbers game you can win in one move

IEDA

Winning in manufacturing comes down to the numbers. Iowa’s 24.5% growth in manufacturing GDP is double the national average. 78% of patents in Iowa impact advanced manufacturing. And 1,500 engineers graduate each year. See how we can help you win.


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Altria Sells N.C. Cigarette Plant For $68.5M

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In 2009, Altria closed the factory that employed 2,500 and moved all of its cigarette manufacturing to its Richmond plant to bring its capacity in line with falling demand for cigarettes industrywide.          


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Visibility in the Inbound Supply Chain

Gt Nexus

More suppliers and partners are involved in the inbound supply chain than ever, and manual processes are becoming increasingly complicated. The companies that are gaining a competitive edge are the ones investing in technology systems that provide end-to-end visibility into inventory and supply chain activity across the globe.


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USMTO: Manufacturing Technology Orders Down In February

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 This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 6.6% from January and down 6.2% when compared with the total of $377.82 million reported for February 2013. With a year-to-date total of $733.82 million, 2014 is down 0.6% compared with 2013.


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