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Parts bins have been synonymous with assembly lines ever since the mass-production process was pioneered by Ford Motor Co. engineers 100 years ago.
Based in Somerset, KY, Toyotetsu America (TTA) is an automotive stamping division of Toyota. TTA operates several plants, including one in Sincoe, ON, since 2007. There, workers stamp metal frame parts for cars such as the RAV4, Corol-la and Lexus.
ANN ARBOR, MI—Humantech Inc. has added a new course, Managing an Ergonomics Process, to its seminar series in 2013. This one-day workshop will be held in Ann Arbor, MI, on April 25 and Sept. 19.
EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation Specialists has delivered two lean workstations to assemble, grease, mark and test input pinion assemblies for a Tier 1 automotive supplier of commercial steering components.
The original Creform System of pipe and joints has helped manufacturers build material handling structures that support lean and continuous improvement programs. Now, the addition of Creform 42mm pipe and joints makes it faster and easier to design and build these structures while building them stronger without extensive bracing.
Many computer users complain of eye problems such as dry and itchy eyes, eyestrain, and blurred vision. Here’s what you can do about it.
Rising health care costs are one of the biggest challenges facing the American auto industry today.
The rate of nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases requiring days away from work to recuperate was 117 cases per 10,000 full-time workers in 2011, statistically unchanged from 2010, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
High-tech entertainment electronics—from diminutive MP3 players to large LED screens—are what Blusens Global Corp. manufactures on its new automated assembly line.
ANDREWS, MS—Saferack Manufacturing is doubling the size of its assembly plant here and adding at least 50 workers. The company makes loading racks, safety cages and other equipment.
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