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Greystone Equipment Company Helps Storage Facilities Pick the Right Pallet Racks for the Job

LogoGreystone Equipment Company provides storage solutions for manufacturing facilities, warehouses, retail centers, apartments, schools, athletic clubs and more. Their diverse selection, such as Husky pallet racks and wire shelving systems, provide shelving solutions for every storage need.

Manliest Jobs Revealed - Foul Weather Clothing and Harsh Conditions - Not Salary - Make a Job Manly

Recent research conducted into perceptions of workplace gender roles has found that the marine industry is viewed as the manliest industry. 92% of those who took part in the study ranked it as either "very manly" or "extremely manly." Engineering was rated as the most manly profession, with 88% rating it as "very manly" or "extremely manly," according to the survey conducted by New Zealand based foul weather clothing manufacturers Stormline.

Global Marketing Director for TCCI Manufacturing Discusses Changing Role of Women in Manufacturing

Kara Demirjian Huss, Vice President and Global Marketing Director for T/CCI Manufacturing, was featured in Quality Digest in the first of a series of articles highlighting women leaders in manufacturing. Industrial journalist, Thomas R. Cutler, authored the article titled, "Room at the Top," which examined women in manufacturing leadership roles.

Manufacturing Leaders Having Trouble Influencing the Workforce

In business today, effective influence is essential. Manufacturing executives want their ideas implemented yet lack skillsets to influence others to act on them. To be an effective leader manufacturers must be able to influence others. In all respects, being able to influence others is the ultimate power tool. Corroborated in "Influence: The Ultimate Power Tool," Dr. Robert Cialdini of Influence at Work provides the six proven universal principles of persuasion that can influence others to change their behavior: Reciprocity, Scarcity, Authority, Consistency, Liking, and Social Proof.

Sophisticated Labor-Planning and Optimization Systems on Plant Floor Essential

LogoIn a recent issue of Picking Perfection newsletter, sponsored by Pcdata USA, trends impacting the popularity of various product picking tools used to increase efficiency were profiled. The article noted that warehouse-management system (WMS) software has been around for a long time. Still, companies have been reluctant to incorporate engineered labor standards into their distribution-center operations. Only 18 to 21 percent of the market has adopted true engineered-labor programs.

Hytrol Conveyor Company Integration Partner Conveyor Handling Company Benefits Maryland Customers

Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., manufacturer of advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions attributes the integration partner network critical to the company's success.

Bastian Solutions Talks About iHerb E-Fulfillment Center Utilization of Latest Automation Technologies

System Integration News, a weekly e-newsletter, sponsored by Bastian Solutions brings important and interesting information to those in the material handling, automation, goods-to-person systems, wearable AR technology, supply chain software, and robotics industries. From best practices to industry data, this weekly communique reports trend data, process improvement, and technology evaluations and profitability.

WarehouseRack.com Announces a New Promotion of Segways for Warehouse Professionals

LogoWarehouseRack.com, is proud to announce $200 off and a free helmet with the purchase of a Segway. This promotion offers a cost incentive to warehouse professionals who want to introduce Segways into their warehouse environment.

Stanley Paving Announces Pothole Repair Services Available This Spring

LogoPotholes are a nuisance. Not only do potholes look destructive they are destructive. Also, due to the very cold winter much of the Tri-state area experienced this year, many roads, parking lots, and driveways have become plagued with potholes. Although people do anything and everything they can to prevent potholes from forming, there is just no remedy. However, when a pothole does form, one company that they can call to have it filled immediately is Stanley Paving. Therefore, for those who are finding themselves in need of any pothole repair or black top repair services in South Jersey, etc. this spring, Stanley Paving is ready to help.

Smart LED Bulkhead Lights Emerge to Be a Top Pick

LED bulkhead lights have a very specific and an important purpose and that is to guide people through signs and directions. These lights are displayed in most public places, offices, buildings, places of interest etc., wherever there is heavy inflow and outflow of traffic. Considering how functional these lights are, it is important for organizations to invest in a name that is an expert in this regard.

Emergency Light with 360 Degree Articulation Catches Widespread Attention

An emergency light is a product whose value is not assessed until the situation arises and when it does, one realizes how important it is to have the right light in place. Eledfactory.com hopes to give users a light to get through any sort of emergency with ease and convenience focusing on safety rather than on factors that cause its breach.

Australian SAA Approved Mountable LED Emergency Exit Board Proves Its Mettle

LED exit boards serve an important function in places that are usually crowded or frequented by individuals whose safety features on the top of the list for any commercial establishment. Investing in a high quality LED emergency exit board is where this pursuit begins.

Fourstar Connections Hires Tom Barczak as VP of Operations

LogoFourstar Connections, Inc., a solutions-based contract manufacturing company for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other manufacturing companies, appoints Tom Barczak to its management team as Vice President (VP) of Operations. Barczak will provide operational oversight and direction to projects, practices, and processes throughout the supply chain. He will also implement and drive manufacturing standards, goals, and metrics throughout the cross-functional teams, and ensure quality, safety, and efficiency of all finished products in compliance with all applicable specifications. Barczak brings over 30 years of experience in the electro-mechanical manufacturing field, with a passion for optimizing personnel efficiencies, manufacturing techniques, and supplier relationships.

Great Plains Industries Keeps Kicking Up Dirt in the Motocross World

LogoGreat Plains Industries, Inc. (GPI) is excited to announce that Colt Nichols, and Kyle Peters, riders for the MotoSport.com/GPI/Honda racing team, are showing great success in the 250SX East Region.

TCCI Manufacturing Compressors Tested in Research and Development Lab

T/CCI provides the industry with the latest in innovative compressor designs, testing, manufacturing, and quality assurance. The state-of-the-art R&D lab and engineering test facility allows for advanced technology solutions to be fully tested. T/CCI's multi-million dollar R & D lab and engineering test facility offer advanced product design and validation capability. Test equipment include a calorimeter with 10 performance test points, five Ransco climatic chambers, eight modern durability stands, thermal shock, noise, dust, and liquid slugging equipment.

PDP Solutions Leads Manufacturing Executives How to Win the Trust of Employees

Employees work harder when they know the boss is trustworthy. PDP Solutions' president, Louise Dickmeyer discussed how manufacturing executives can gain the trust of the employees in the company blog.

Pcdata Helps Vitamin Retailer Expand with Pick-to-Light Operation

LogoMaterial Handling & Logistics magazine reported that Europe's largest retailer of vitamins and herbal food supplements once again chose Pcdata, to modernize and expand their Pick-to-light order handling system at their main UK Burton on Trent distribution center. Nature's Bounty NBTY is a global supplier of nutritional supplements with 650 Holland & Barrett shops in the UK and over 100 De Tuinen stores in the Netherlands. Distribution Director, Mark Kendrick reflected on the excellent service experience they had enjoyed with Pcdata over the years since their first system was installed at the turn of the century. He referred to the NBTY mission statement "highest quality products on time, first time, every time."

LEM Products Inc. Celebrates Growth by Beginning 2015 with a Kaizen Event

LogoMajor Supply Chains and Corporations across the USA and around the globe continue to discover the value of conducting business with LEM Products Inc.; spurring unprecedented growth for the company. To celebrate the growth of both their company and their clients, the leader in manufacturing quality control labels has begun 2015 with a Kaizen Event.

Greenco Announces 45 Years in Business

LogoGreenco/Duramaster an industry leader in pneumatic air cylinders and linear actuators celebrate their 45th anniversary this year. The company offers a wide variety of cylinder designs for many different industrial applications. The family owned business believes in American manufacturing. Their 25,000 square-foot Tampa facility houses 5 businesses and all manufacturing operations. Greenco manufacturing operations have proudly remained on US soil since the company's inception.

Tri-Motion Industries Announces NEW SM Single Mount Pro-Air Balancing Hoist

LogoThe NEW SM Single Mount Pro-Air Balancing Hoist (U.S. and Foreign Patents Pending) from Tri-Motion Industries provides yet another mounting option in the already diverse collection of Bal-Trol® Air Balancers. This addition to the Bal-Trol® line-up allows for a single mounting point and consumes much less overhead space while retaining the compact footprint of the current Pro-Air Series.

Ultriva Concurs That Supply Chain Visibility Becomes Ultimate Kaizen Event

LogoForecast Errors, a weekly e-newsletter sponsored by Ultriva shared Mark Rosenthal's article published in Quality Digest about how kaizen differs from a kaizen event. The article concluded that the ultimate kaizen event is supply chain visibility. With these data, forecast errors can be avoided remarked Narayan Laksham, founder of Ultriva.

PDP Solutions President Discusses How Manufacturing Leaders Waste Time Due to Poor Communication

President of PDP Solutions, Louise Dickmeyer was recently interviewed by Todd Schnick of IntrepidNOW regarding manufacturing leadership communication. The interview series is called, "Effective Communication in the Workplace." The fourth part of a six part series stresses how time is a valuable asset that can be increased with effective communication.

Pcdata USA Reports Filling Customer Orders Faster with Lean Continuous Improvement Model

LogoPicking Perfection newsletter reported that, the recent issue of Manufacturing.net, Curt Schmidgall, Winegard Value Stream Manager, shared the lean continuous manufacturing model has surged in popularity over the last 20 years because of its ability to eliminate waste of all kinds: excess inventory, over-transportation, and unnecessary movement and motion. However, the most significant results from implementing this model come not from discrete changes to certain products or processes, but from incorporating the entire company into the lean continuous model journey. In traditionally structured companies, the engineering, manufacturing, and sales departments work in their own silos, in different groups and often in different buildings. As a result, these departments communicate little with each other, and each group makes the decisions that support their own self-interest.

Express Water, Best RO System Manufacturers, Now Offering RO System Products at the Most Effective Prices

Maintaining their top position as one of the leading RO System Manufacturers & Suppliers, Express Water is now offering a range of RO system products at the most effective prices. The wide range of products that they are offering include Sediment filter, Sediment 1 Micron and much more. Being a reputed RO system Suppliers, the range of products that they provide are utilized for getting filtered water, which is safe and healthier for an individual's health. The company supplies RO System products that give optimum health benefits to its users.

TCCI Solution Eliminates Thermal Migration in Desert Climates

Thermal Migration is a condition by which refrigerant moves statically throughout a refrigeration system due to changes in the climatic conditions. The nature of the refrigerant is such that it will always flow to the coldest area and since conditions are static and the refrigerant has density then gravity has a minor influence. In most instances some or all of the following conditions must be met to create this undesirable condition: