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Behavior-Based Safety

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May
2019
Categories :Latest News

Are Serious Injuries and Fatalities a Result of Failed Behavior-Based Safety? Behavior-based safety is one of the most popular new processes implemented in the workplace in the past three decades. While BBS receives credit for the sharp decrease in minor accidents in the workplace...

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Labor Gap in Manufacturing Industry

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May
2019

Returning Citizens Fill Labor Gap in Manufacturing Industry On the heels of tremendous growth in the manufacturing industry over the past couple decades, the demand for workers is high. According to a study by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, in the next decade manufacturers...

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Manufacturing Industry Challenges

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May
2019

On March 14, a roundtable discussion about manufacturing and industry took place at the White House. While the president himself did not attend, there were some high-powered representatives of both government and industry. Tony Uphoff, President and CEO of Thomas played a starring role,...

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Fighting Fake News

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May
2019
Categories :Latest News

Fake news has been in headlines since the 2016 election, which it is widely agreed to have impacted. Fake news certainly exists. As long as you believe there is such a thing as objective truth, you can believe that there are objective falsehoods. When...

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Technological Advances In Human Resources

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Apr
2019

A company’s most valuable resource is its people. It might sound trite, but it’s true. A competitor could make a carbon copy of every physical and administrative aspect of your business, but they’ll never be able to recreate all the wonderfully talented and diverse...

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Automated Machine Data Gathering Improves Efficiency

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Apr
2019

Data-driven manufacturing one of the new buzzwords—for good reason. Think about it: Data has always driven manufacturing. Data about all kinds of things: orders placed, customer expectations, maintenance intervals, repairs, volume of activity, energy consumption, delivery dates and so much more. Today we’re seeing...

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Opportunity in Engineering is Increasing

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Apr
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

The engineering field is rich with opportunity. The pay is great and the demand is high, and getting higher Engineering is Well-Paid The US Department of Labor (USDL) ranked the top-paying engineering fields based on median salary, as published on ThomasNet.com. These categories, essential...

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China, Tariffs, And US Manufacturing

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Apr
2019

The trade war with China has been in the news since Trump launched it via Twitter on March 2, 2018. Talks have been bogged down, but talking heads think that a deal is more likely now that the Mueller report has dropped, and Trump...

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Manufacturing Trends To Watch For 2019

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Mar
2019

Change happens fast in this brave new world. The manufacturing floor of 2020 will little resemble the manufacturing floor of 1970. Here are a few things that really pique my curiosity. How will these trends play out in the manufacturing industry? Recruitment and Workforce...

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Save Energy, Save Money

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Mar
2019
Categories :Business, Latest News

Energy costs have a big impact on the bottom line at manufacturing plants. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that the manufacturing industry spends $200 billion on energy, and almost a third of that ends up as wasted energy. The good news is: you’ve...

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