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New Solar Energy Storage System Developed by Chalmers University of Technology

A team of researchers working for the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has made amazing progress in developing a molecule that will make it possible to store solar energy for later use. Their research was presented about a year ago, as they had discovered a molecule which contained carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen. This unique molecule has the capability of transforming into an ...

GE Continues To Invest In US Manufacturing With 400 New Manufacturing Jobs

GE Appliances has had a very big year, making considerable investments in U.S. manufacturing. Earlier this year, they made a commitment to open 4 new distribution centers across the United States at a cost of $150 million. The new distribution centers will create 220 new jobs. Then, in May, the company announced another $9.3 million investment in their Tennessee production facility, adding ...

Boeing Invests $11 Million In STEM Workforce Development

With nearly half a million job openings in manufacturing today, the industry continues to struggle to fill good, well paying jobs. With the manufacturing industries continued growth, things are not likely to improve without some radical change in the perception of STEM-related jobs. Manufacturers and manufacturing organizations across the country are mobilizing to address the skill gap by ...

Weekly Wrap Up for September 28th, 2018

Bryan Sapot, Director of Sales and CEO of SensrTrx discusses some of the nuances of equipment efficiency based on true availability with Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. After listening to this show, you may discover hidden pockets of equipment availability than can improve you workflow and output, and learn how to schedule downtime so it has the least impact on your ...

The Air Cargo Industry is Woefully Behind in Adopting Technology

In an age where every sector seems to be moving in fast forward with regards to embracing new technology, the air cargo industry is, by comparison moving at a snail’s pace. The issue came to a head at the recent Air Cargo China event in Shanghai, when Lufthansa Cargo Chief Commercial Officer Alexis von Hoensbroech stated the air cargo industry's track record with regards to new technology was ...

SFA Explores MFG Day

Three journeys to close the MFG skills gap explored Shop Floor Automations (SFA), as an official endorser of MFG Day, shares stories of customers who are always looking for ways to close the manufacturing industry skills gap. We wanted to take a moment to highlight three people we have worked with in 2018 and talk about special ways they are helping the MFG skills gap. Customer: ...

How NASA’s Space Program Affects Our Daily Lives

Like that polished brass finish on your bathroom faucet? Thank NASA. How about those LED light bulbs? NASA. The laser barcode scanner at the supermarket? You guessed it. NASA. All of these and more commonplace technological advancements all stem from developments from the space program. As part of their celebration of their 60 years since the agency's founding by Congress in 1958, NASA has ...

Weekly Wrap Up for September 21st, 2018

Manufacturing Talk Radio senior correspondent Norbert Ore discusses 18 surveys he follows in countries across the globe, as well as many regional surveys in the U.S. to get a forward feel for the mood of manufacturing as seen from new orders and the supply chain. Manufacturers can participate in this survey and gain access to two forward-looking reports each month for free as survey respond...

Coming This Fall To CBS: The Science + Innovation Awards Honoring STEAM Students And Educators

In an effort to make manufacturing more appealing to a generation that is trending away from the growing industry, Manufacturing USA, America Makes, the United States Department of Defense and other announced the Science + Innovation Awards. The awards show will feature Hollywood celebrities and stars in the fields of science and manufacturing in an interactive mashup of pop culture, science and ...

NJMEP Announces 2018 Manufacturing Awards Finalists

Awards will be presented during Manufacturing Day 2018 on October 5th The standout manufacturers of The Garden State have been recognized by their peers and New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) is pleased to announce the 2018 Manufacturing Award Finalists. Awards will be presented to Manufacturer of the Year (Small, Medium, Large, Young/Startup), Innovator of the Year, and ...