Refrigerators are one of the only appliances found in nearly every type of home, whether it's an apartment in suburban Atlanta, a high-rise condominium in downtown Chicago, a beach house in Hawaii or a trailer in Texas. The humble refrigerator is also the hardest working household appliance. Day and night, it's constantly running to keep all types of food and beverages cool, fresh or frozen.
A gentle nudge is often a more effective way to bring out the best in a worker than a firm push. Two common scenarios where this approach applies are just-hired workers and veteran ones that need to learn a new task.
There is no doubt that little things can make a big difference in electronics manufacturing. For example, using out-of-spec micro screws and bolts on commercial smart phones can wreak havoc on their assembly quality and performance reliability.
Sales of electric vehicles (EVs), particularly plug-in hybrids and full battery electrics, are growing faster than expected, according to a study released earlier this year by the Boston Consulting Group.
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One of the best things about fishing is that it’s so peaceful. Alone on the water, you can hear the eerie call of a loon, the distant splash of a breaching bass, or the honking of a passing flock of geese.
Next year, the EU enters the next phase of automotive emissions standards under the current regulation, Euro 6. Average CO2 emissions of new cars must be a maximum of 95 grams per kilometer under real driving conditions.
The story I am going to relate is true. However, since it is not very flattering, it has been sanitized to prevent finger-pointing. I’m telling this story because you may find yourself in the same circumstances when managing your supply chain, especially one distributed across the globe.
Global automotive supplier IFA Group makes driveshafts and other components for cars, trucks, tractors and industrial machinery. The company has assembly plants in Germany, Poland, China and the United States.