Recent Articles

September 16, 2014 2:05 pm
Natalie Lehrer
There are at hundreds of underground data centers in the United States. Many of the underground data centers are owned by private co-location companies. Some are shared locations housing the data centers operations of several private companies who have collocated space underground. But here is information on the top 3 underground data centers in the U.S.
September 16, 2014 9:24 am
Dr. David Michaels
Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, all employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report not only all work-related fatalities within eight hours, but also in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye within 24.    
September 15, 2014 4:19 pm
John Paul Williams
Manufacturing has not typically been thought of as an industry driving digital transformation. In fact, just 12 percent are deemed to be Digerati — leading-edge innovators who have fused front and back-end processes together to enable seamless innovation and delivery.
September 12, 2014 1:11 pm
Dieter Pape
Time means everything in manufacturing, and clocks that are synchronized to display the same, accurate time aren’t just a convenience. They are required for efficient, compliant operations.                  
September 11, 2014 2:25 pm
Diane Palmquist
We’ve all heard about “Industry 4.0” and the promises an increased flow of data and better quality information will have on shaping a new manufacturing reality. But what does the Internet of Things and more connections really mean for the manufacturing business? 
September 10, 2014 10:28 am
Greg Goodwin
Looking at the manufacturing industries as a whole, the required pace of responding to marketplace demands is accelerating, and will only continue to do so in the future requiring manufacturing organizations to optimize their people, processes, and technologies—what we refer to as a continuous journey towards Operational Excellence.
September 9, 2014 10:33 am
Larry Korak
The "new age" of manufacturing brings added complexity to manufacturing. Fortunately, next generation ERP solutions are being designed to take advantage of these new technologies with industry-specific technical capabilities, and are proving to be helpful in making the complex simple.    
September 9, 2014 9:28 am
Tom Krisher, The Associated Press
Automakers or U.S. safety regulators often send out recall notices before parts are ready. Sometimes the companies or dealers offer free loaner cars, but most of the time they don't. That presents car owners with a difficult question: should they keep driving and hope the problem doesn't affect them, or rent a car until the dealer gets parts, which can take months or even a year?
September 5, 2014 9:12 am
Jon Minnick, Associate Editor
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in August for the 15th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 63rd consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. 
September 4, 2014 9:57 am
Warren Wise, Charleston Post & Courier
The only Boeing airplane that will be built exclusively in North Charleston has landed a supplier, an aerospace division of Connecticut-based United Technologies Corp.                       
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