OEM News 04/08/2008

OEM News 04/08/2008

April 8, 2008


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Articles

Caterpillar Acquires Lovat to Get Into the Tunnel Boring Business

Caterpillar Inc. has acquired Lovat, a leading global manufacturer of tunnel boring machines used in the construction of metro, railway, road, sewer, water main, penstock, mine access, high voltage cable and telecommunications tunnels. Read More

Lennox to Use HighJump System for Lean Manufacturing

Lennox International Inc.has said it will use the HighJump manufacturing execution system, HighJump Manufacturing Advantage, produced by a unit of 3M Company to support its lean production environment. Lennox said it will implement the system in its one million square-foot facility in Marshalltown, Iowa, and will roll out the HighJump MES to its remaining 10 North American sites. Read More

Ford To Add Third Wind Turbine At Its Dagenham Engine Plant

Ford Motor Company will add a third wind turbine at its Dagenham engine manufacturing plant to reduce further the CO2 emissions from its European operations.
The extra turbine enables Ford's Dagenham Diesel Centre to remain 100 per cent powered by wind generated electricity, following installation of a new 1.4/1.6-litre Duratorq TDCi engine line. The engine goes into Ford of Europe's popular Fiesta, Fusion and Focus models. Read More

3M Product Designed To Speed Production of Printed Circuit Boards

3M has produced a die-cast version of its Mini Delta Ribbon Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) Right-Angle Receptacle that is used in automated soldering operations. The new die-cast version is weight-balanced to help prevent tipping during automated soldering operations. This virtually eliminates the need for costly and time-consuming pre-solder hold-down operations, thus helping to decrease board fabrication cycle time. Read More

Boeing Finishing First P-8A Missile System

Boeing said it is doing the final assembly of the first P-8A Poseidon for the U.S. Navy. The P-8A will provide increased capability in long-range anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Read More

Northrop Grumman Launches Website to Support KC-45 Tanker

Northrop Grumman Corporation has launched an Internet site "America's New Tanker" (www.americasnewtanker.com) to inform the general public about the facts surrounding the U.S. Air Force's selection of Northrop Grumman to deliver the KC-45 aerial refueling tanker aircraft. Read More



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3rd Annual Benchmarking Survey

TIME IS RUNNING OUT, COMPLETE THE SURVEY TODAY!
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