Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire Intelligrated, a privately held supply chain and warehouse automation company, for $1.5 billion, subject to customa... read more
The Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) purchasing manufacturers index (PMI) increased 1.9 percentage points to 53.2%, which marks the fourth straight month... read more
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A sociological study by MIT found that group dynamics of teamwork and internships deter many women from further pursuing a career in engineering.
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The latest report from the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) offers a complete analysis of the current state of energy management in the United States and Canada, and a road map for future opportunities for manufacturing.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey