Thermal imaging offers a fresh perspective of the factory floor, detecting unseen problems in electrical and HVAC. Embedding your test equipment with it just might become the next big thing in plant efficiency.
How do manufacturing giants such as Ford, Boeing, and Caterpillar weather the brutal business conditions of the 21st century? Pratt & Whitney's VP of Supply Management explains a few of the 90-year-old jet engine manufacturer's best practices.
Innovation, we seem to think, is limited to the high tech, to cutting edge gadgetry and sleek, space-age designs; innovation is the fresh and new, the overtly cool and geeky. But that’s not true. Not at all.
Employers in May added the fewest number of workers in almost six years, reflecting broad cutbacks that may raise concern about U.S. growth and prompt Federal Reserve policy makers to put off an increase in interest rates.
A national survey of parents indicates that half of parents are ignorant to how lucrative a career in manufacturing can be. With skyrocketing student loan debt and a demand for skilled labor over the next decade, it's time to dispel some...