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Report: Auto Industry Must Overhaul Supply Chain Training
A new report recommends that auto companies strengthen industry collaboration, worker training and career opportunities in order to resolve a worsening talent crisis in their supply chains.
Poll: Americans Evenly Divided On Fracking
A recent nationwide poll showed Americans are evenly split between support and opposition for hydraulic fracturing in the U.S. Overall, 40 percent of respondents to the Gallup poll supported fracking as a means to increase domestic oil and natural gas production, while 40 percent opposed it. Ninetee...
Boost Efficiency Through Augmented Reality: Q&A With Bob Meads
When a piece of machinery in your manufacturing facility breaks, you might not have the best plan in place for fixing it without wasting huge amounts of time and money. Bob Meads, founder and CEO of iQuest, addressed this common manufacturing problem in our conversation about his company's collabora...
5 Problems With 3D Printing & How To Fix Them
The problem with 3D printing is that it . . . well . . . kinda sucks right now. Don't get me wrong. There are a lot of things that are cool about 3D printing. It gives us the ability to handle any level of complexity. It ensures pinpoint accuracy. The things we can make are limited only by our imagi...
5 Best Practices to Protect People, Reduce Liability Risk and Open New Markets
Learn about the 5 best practices for labeling - using risk assessment, applying the standards, including symbols and more - that can help your company protect people from harm, reduce liability risk and open new global markets.
Recalls Of The Week: Listeria Contaminations Linger
The Associated Press reported earlier this week on a listeria scare that prompted spinach recalls from multiple organic food companies.
5 Tips To Catch A Hacker
According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), U.S. data breaches hit a record high of 783 in 2014 with 34.3 percent of those being businesses who had data stolen or exposed. The leading cause of those data breach incidents (29 percent) was hackers.
Road Course Will Test Self-Driving Cars
Self-driving cars will be on the move in Michigan this summer, but not on public roads: the University of Michigan is setting up its own mock city, the Mobility Transportation Center (MTC), to test the way autonomous cars behave in real-world scenarios.
Will Japanese Whiskey Become The New Scotch?
Takeshi Niinami, Suntory Holdings CEO, sits down with Charles Passy to talk about the Japanese whiskey market, its acquisition of Jim Beam and its U.S. marketing efforts.
Union Vote Set Next Month At Boeing''s South Carolina PlantsStories 1 - 10 of 2438
About 3,000 production workers at Boeing?plants?in South Carolina will decide next month whether they want representation by the Machinists union. The union announced Tuesday that the Machinists and Boeing have agreed to the National Labor Relations Board conducting a one-day vote April 22 at five l...