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The General Motors’ Orion Assembly Plant sits in the shadow of a large landfill. But, the 4-million-square foot factory, which is home to the Chevrolet Sonic and the Buick Verano, uses that to its advantage. The plant derives a significant portion of its power from landfill gas.
Assemblers in many different industries depend on all sorts of pneumatic, DC electric and battery powered tools for a wide variety of fastening applications. Unfortunately, the devices are also the source of countless ergonomic headaches for manufacturing engineers.
Lean material handling saves space, boosts quality and improves productivity.
Mary Barra is the first engineer to take the helm at GM in several decades.
TONAWANDA, NY—General Motors is using smart bolts equipped with RFID tags to build its new line of Gen 5 six- and eight-cylinder engines. Each bolt can store 5 kilobytes of data.
DETROIT—The Treasury Department will sell its remaining stake in General Motors in the next year or so, winding down a $50 billion bailout that saved the iconic American car giant but also set off a heated debate about government intervention in private business.
Engineers from GM and NASA have developed a new glove that can reduce the risk of repetitive stress injury.