| Culminating a $350 million investment, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. and company officials and community leaders on Nov. 10 launched the production of a new, five-passenger vehicle — the Toyota Venza — at the company’s Georgetown, Ky., production facility. Read More |
| Cummins Inc. is highlighting the role its components businesses play in helping it to deliver sustainable growth. The company held a conference Nov. 12 at its North American turbocharger production facility in Charlestown, S.C., where it told analysts that its fastest growing segment is its Components Group that comprises of four businesses - filtration, turbochargers, exhaust aftertreatment and fuel systems - which together offer some of the Company's most significant growth opportunities. Read More |
| 3M said it has entered into an agreement to acquire Grafoplast S.p.A., a manufacturer of wire identification systems for the wire and cable market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed Read More |
| Delphi Corporation said it signed an agreement to provide new High-Speed Digital Data (HSDD) connectivity systems for new General Motors vehicles in Europe. Delphi said it won the business soon after unveiling its new HSDD technology. Read More |
| Despite restructuring charges of $111 million, Tyco International Ltd. saw its operating income increase by 8.1 percent and increased its quarterly dividend by 33 percent, according to its fourth (fiscal) quarter earnings report. Read More |
Now Available On Demand 5 Key Strategies For Reduced Cost and Increased Profitability
Striving to reduce costs and increase profitability while remaining competitive is no easy task.
Epicor Manufacturing talks about ways to plan, schedule, execute and monitor your manufacturing operations – from raw materials to final product – to develop your highest level of flexibility and agility, and to make your operations more competitive.
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Benchmarking at IMTS
American Machinist conducted its third annual Benchmark Survey of American Machine Shops between February and April of this year.
American Machinist, reviews the results of this third annual survey, and talks about what the data means and how shops can use the data to make plans for this year's IMTS.
Tool Shop Optimization: Concurrent Engineering for Today's Machine Shop
Applying concurrent engineering processes to design and manufacturing can help toolmakers increase productivity and shorten product delivery times—improving responsiveness to customers and your company's bottom-line results.
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