Properly trained operators mean fewer industrial accidents and a safer work environment. That’s the message the Industrial Truck Association will reinforce at the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day, June 10.
Global spending on chemical production capacity additions will peak in 2014 at $120 billion and then begin to decline, according to analysis from IHS.
Disappointing first quarter growth in manufactured exports, together with a continued rise in the extremely large deficit, does not bode well for a resurgence in export competitiveness, according to an analysis from the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).
The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a two-year high in April, as sales of exports declined and imports surged to a record high. The Commerce Department says the deficit rose to $47.2 billion in April, up 6.9% from an upwardly revised March deficit of $44.2 billion.
U.S. productivity fell even more than previously thought in the January-March period while labor costs rose at a faster pace.
To better serve customer demand in northern Ohio, Hy-Tek Integrated Systems/Cleveland has added three engineering and sales professionals to its 13-person material handling team.
The world's largest retailer faces new challenges at a time when low prices and one-stop shopping can be a few clicks away on a tablet computer or mobile phone.
The award honors the best of the company's nearly 900 local branches nationwide, based on customer service, safety, and financial performance in fiscal year 2014. The company named two winners in both the large and small branch categories.
The Smart e-Cat format allows Appleton Group customers to flip through brand catalogs page-by-page, or to search by part-number or key word to instantly view product details.
Due to downward revisions of previous months' data, the AAMeter - which tracks President Obama's promise to create 1 million new manufacturing jobs in his second term - actually declined by 1,000 jobs, and now stands at +134,000 jobs.
As a result of these two acquisitions, the Sonepar Group now operates in a total of 40 different countries.
A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy strengthening over the past two months in areas from manufacturing and construction to retail sales and bank lending.
Slightly more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but claims for jobless aid continue to hover near seven-year lows.
Emissions cuts vary by state. In Alaska, the plan calls for a cut of carbon pollutants by nearly 26 percent over the next 15 years. The draft rule is more than 600 pages long, and it's accompanied by nearly 400 pages of regulatory analysis, according to U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
The average ETR for the global companies represented in PwC’s analysis increased to 27.4% between 2011 and 2013.
Christine S. Ieuter will join the company as vice president, controller, and chief accounting officer, effective July 14. Ieuter replaces Kenneth M. Nickel who announced in March that he was leaving the company.
Eur-Pac specializes in military packaging and supplies. The company's primary business is "kitting" of supplies for all branches of the United States Defense Department including ordnance parts, hose assemblies, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical assemblies.
Throughout his career with Curbell, Helbig has held many positions within the company, including Outside Sales, Business Manager, Regional Director, Director of Customer Service, and Vice President.
“Homax products represent a new and unique offering for our customers,” said Scott Sinetar, PPG vice president, architectural coatings, North America. “The acquisition supports our continuing commitment to providing professional and do-it-yourself customers with leading coatings and related home remodeling and repair products.”
The IRS announced a change to regulations this week that will for the first time allow small companies to claim the Alternative Simplified Credit, a simpler version of the R&D tax credit, on amended tax returns.