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ARTICLES

Adhesive Bonding

Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Tapes Can Speed Assembly in Multiple Industries

April 23, 2014

From brake shoes to smart phones, acrylic adhesive tapes are finding use in a growing number of applications.


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Hoffmann on Testing

Where Is Your Old School Technology?

April 10, 2014
There are times when leak testing experts advocate "going old school."
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The Cost of Spending Too Little

Is it possible that a lower cost option could be more expensive?
April 1, 2014

We’re all aware of the consequences of paying too much.


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Whirlpool to Add 400 Jobs in Ohio

March 17, 2014

GREENVILLE, OH—To meet strong demand for small appliances, Whirlpool Corp. is investing $40 million and adding 400 jobs to the KitchenAid assembly plant here.


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Appliance Assembly Plant Staffed Entirely by Women

March 7, 2014

SHIRWAL, India—The air conditioner assembly line at Godrej Appliances’ factory here is completely managed and run by women.


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Stove Manufacturer Reshores Production

January 15, 2014

BETHEL, VT—Vermont Castings, a manufacturer of wood stoves and gas grills, is bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States from overseas.


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Electrolux Formally Opens Memphis Assembly Plant

January 14, 2014

MEMPHIS, TN—Executives at Electrolux Major Appliances North America formally opened their Memphis assembly plant here on Jan. 9.


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Whirlpool Reshores Production

December 23, 2013

BENTON HARBOR, MI—Whirlpool Corp. is moving production of its commercial front-load washing machines from Monterrey, Mexico, to Clyde, OH. Approximately 80 to 100 new jobs will be created in Clyde during the next three years to support the relocation.


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Hoffmann on Testing

How Do We Overcome Language Barriers in a Global Marketplace?

December 5, 2013

Given the global marketplace, shouldn't manufacturing and test equipment be equipped with user-friendly controls with different language options?


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Capital Spending Survey: Assembly Plants Boost Spending on Manufacturing Equipment

December 1, 2013

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in October for the fifth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 53rd consecutive month, according to the latest data from the Institute for Supply Management.


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EVENTS

The Big M

6/9/14
COBO Center
Detroit, MI
United States

Thousands of professionals from Michigan and the Great Lakes states will gather at an unprecedented event to celebrate manufacturing next year.

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Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

Podcasts

Live from The Assembly Show, the hosts of Manufacturing Revival Radio sit down with Adam Malofsky, Ph.D., president and CEO of Bioformix to discuss his company’s innovative, energy-saving adhesives and polymers, which cure without the need for heat or light. 

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Welding: Principles & Practices

This text introduces students to a solid background in the basic principles and practices of welding.

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