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New Bills Plan to Increase Oil Transportation Safety

With more oil expected to pass through Washington state, lawmakers are taking steps to increase rules and regulations on oil transportation. Laws are also being drafted to increase funds for oil spill prevention and response efforts. Bills taking aim at preventing spills are being crafted by the House and Senate, targeting the individual methods of transporting oil such as boats, pipelines and trains. Supporters believe the legislation is necessary to protect the environment from the growing ...

S8-E17 – From 1 to 10,000 Plastic Parts in Two Weeks via Voodoo!

Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with the executives from Voodoo Manufacturing, about one fast way to get plastic parts in your hands in a hurry. Whether it is 1 part tomorrow or 10,000 parts in two weeks, hear Jim Allen, Director of Manufacturing and Max Friefeld, company CEO speak on 3D Printing from their factory in Brooklyn, New York, where they can make parts at a cost comparable to plastic injection molding. As demand builds, Voodoo has designed in the scalability to pump out 100,000 parts ...

 S8-E15: 1 Quick Fix and 1 Good Report are Two Topics Worth Hearing

We have all heard about the Skills Gap and efforts at within state and federal government, academia and the industry to fix it - but that fix could take years. Tune in to hear a fix for factory workers that is as available as your next Uber ride with Patrick O'Rahilly, CEO and Founder of FactoryFix.com. Then catch up on the economic good news from the author of the Credit Manager's Index, Dr. Chris Kuehl who will cover the CMI report and overall or over-the-top economic questions from co-hosts ...

Toyota and Suzuki Collaborate to Advance Automotive Technology

Popular Japanese automakers Toyota and Suzuki have started formal negotiations to form a new partnership. The two competitors have been working on the deal since October. Officially announced, the collaborative initiative will be for the advancement of ecological and safety technology. Executives from the two companies are also looking into cooperation on shared procurement and Information Technology. The deal isn’t completely worked out and nothing concrete is planned as of now, but a ...