Recent Articles

July 6, 2017 7:41 am
Rachelle Blair-Frasier
Michael Gretczko, principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP, offers a way that manufacturers can better retain top talent. Here we asked Gretczko how utilizing these tools could help manufacturers improve employee turnover rates as well as improve the worker experience. 
July 3, 2017 10:18 am
Daniel Stöckl and Klaus Grissenberger
To ensure the reliable operation of rolling bearings, correct lubrication is a vital, and in practice all too often overlooked, factor.
June 30, 2017 10:04 am
Joe Szczepkowski
With EPA Section 129 mandates looming, ultra-streamlined Ring Jet technology, developed by Hitachi Zosen Inova, delivers the industry’s highest particulate and pollutant flu gas removal rate.
June 28, 2017 7:50 am
Avery Products Corporation
One year after OSHA’s June 1, 2016 “Globally Harmonized System” (GHS) label end user deadline, over 21 percent of companies had not yet met all requirements, according to a new survey.
June 26, 2017 9:39 am
Jerry Martin
From coal mines to medical manufacturing plants, a diverse set of industries relies on uniforms to maintain workplace safety. Here are three ways uniforms keep workers safe.
June 23, 2017 10:33 am
Alex Myers
Large scale, high performance pumps traditionally are designed to meet the specifications of a particular application without the need for speed control. But, changes in operating conditions after the initial installation can result in a pump not operating near its best efficiency point.
June 21, 2017 7:44 am
Andy Owen
Interestingly, the principles of musical timekeeping have contributed to one of manufacturing’s most important lean measurements — takt time. Here, Andy Owen, managing director of motorized electric tug specialist MasterMover, explains how businesses can use it effectively.
June 20, 2017 10:27 am
Megan Ray Nichols
Specialty niches, such as medical device manufacturing, call for more precision and accuracy as opposed to sheer brute strength. Those equipped with the right skills for the industry will also be more aware of the potential pitfalls therein.
June 20, 2017 9:30 am
American Heart Association
Most U.S. employees are not prepared to handle cardiac emergencies in the workplace because they lack training in CPR and First Aid, according to new survey results from the American Heart Association.
June 15, 2017 8:06 am
Preventable repairs are costing businesses between hundreds of thousands to $2 million per crane in the U.S. each year. This guide by CRANE1 provides all the need-to-know information for overhead crane safety.
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