By Dan O’Brien, Plant Lead, Clyde Operations, Whirlpool Corporation
Another great National Manufacturing Month is nearly behind us, and as Whirlpool Corporation wraps up a month-long celebration of our manufacturing communities and our next generation of manufacturers, I think about how manufacturing has transformed since I began working in the industry 27 years ago.
Robots allow employees to focus on tasks that require greater cognitive skills. Collaborative robots can be used for repetitive tasks as well as those that require detailed precision, such as applying a consistent amount of adhesive in an exact, repeatable location.
It started with Colonel James Findlay, who built a road and stockade in the area to transport and shelter his troops during the War of 1812. This stockade was later named Fort Findlay in his honor, with the town of the same name sprouting up after the war. Decades later, the town of Findlay was a stop for slaves traveling along the Underground Railroad. From the 1880s until the early 20th century, the area was a booming center of oil and gas production.
Partnership provides vital tools and training to assure safe consumer products
SAN FRANCISCO, October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/- SCS Global Services (SCS) and TraceTrust are pleased to announce a joint partnership to provide Food Safety and HACCP trainings for the emerging legal Cannabis and Hemp Industries. The new training programs will ensure that existing cannabis and hemp companies, and those looking to enter these growing markets, will have the tools and training to succeed.
Warren County and LaVergne, Tennessee truck and bus radial plants earn top supplier quality awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) announced that its Warren County, Tennessee, and LaVergne, Tennessee truck and bus radial (TBR) tire manufacturing facilities were recently recognized by PACCAR with a 2018 Quality Achievement Award. This award recognizes suppliers that meet or exceed PACCAR’s rigorous standard of 10 or fewer defective parts for every one million parts shipped to the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).
Before Cat® machines get to work on customer sites, many are assembled in manufacturing facilities. Read more about how Caterpillar is committed to working in a way that minimizes the company's environmental footprint.
The updated book by Ray Anderson's Grandson John Lanier with foreword by Paul Hawken
by John Lanier, author and grandson of Ray Anderson
You always remember your first. Book, that is – you always remember your first book. You know, the first one you write. What were you thinking of?
In my case, the first book is also my only book. Whether I go on to write a hundred more or keep authorship in my rearview mirror, Mid-Course Correction Revisited will always be special to me. The reason is simple. It has everything to do with who my co-author was.
Death and taxes may be certain, but food and shelter are non-negotiable. In the United States, we waste a lot of food, but we’re running out of houses. In a society ostensibly dedicated to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, the right to protection from the elements seems distinctly absent.
Pfizer is committed to ensuring that the manufacturing, use and disposal of our products, including antibiotics, does not adversely affect human health or the environment. Core to this commitment is taking action to assess and reduce, as needed, the risk of antibiotics in wastewater from Pfizer and supplier manufacturing facilities