Recent Articles

March 29, 2016 11:07 am
Bethe Croy
Take a look at the effects of dropping crude prices, by the numbers.
March 30, 2016 3:52 pm
Bethe Croy
Take a look at the state of the manufacturing skills gap, how it's affecting specific industries and what's being done to combat it.
April 13, 2016 11:56 am
Bethe Croy
Women face a lack of representation and opportunity when it comes to the manufacturing industry. There is a gender gap throughout the industry — but closing that gap could benefit manufacturers in many ways.
April 14, 2016 11:35 am
Bethe Croy
Read the story of Cedar Rapids, IA-based rubber products fabricator Apache Inc., which has stayed focused on its core while undergoing rapid expansion over the past few years.
April 18, 2016 12:24 pm
Meagan Parrish
So far the company has paid out $2 billion to settle with plaintiffs and pay fines to the Justice and Transportation Departments.
April 28, 2016 10:15 am
Meagan Parrish
The data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new severe injury reporting requirement is in — and the results are decidedly mixed.
December 15, 2016 8:39 am
Rigo Frias
Rigo Frias, a director with Myrtle Consulting Group, discusses the importance of an effective maintenance program.
December 9, 2016 8:02 am
Glove size and cut resistance are just a couple of the important aspects of hand protection. This guide helps managers choose their PPE wisely.
December 8, 2016 8:28 am
Jimmy Peck
Workers at Giacomelli’s bakery in Turin, Italy, must have been stunned. There was no hint of impending danger when an explosion rocked their facility in 1785, injuring two employees. The only thing that seemed unusual that day was the flour was the driest they had seen in the bakery that year because there had been no rain in the region for five or six months.
December 7, 2016 7:52 am
Daniel Blaine Peters
Daniel Blaine Peters outlines how electricians can troubleshoot a measurable current imbalance after installing a variable frequency drive.
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