Weekly Wrap Up for June 22nd, 2018

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2,905,500  recordable cases of workplace injuries and 4,836 deaths were reported in 2015. Some number of these were preventable, and many were heat-related. Terry DeRise is the Manufacturing Director at Portacool, LLC for portable evaporative cooler manufacturing. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss hazard assessment and solution with Terry.

Here Are Some Of This Week’s Top Manufacturing Stories

DataXchange New Features at IMTS 2018

Once again, Shop Floor Automations (SFA) is pleased to share a booth with Scytec DataXchange at IMTS 2018. Booth 133240 will display these DataXchange machine monitoring features for attendees of the manufacturing technology show. (Read More)


Factory boomAs More Factories Open and Manufacturing Booms, Finding Skilled Employees Remain an Issue.

As the manufacturing boom in America continues and unemployment numbers hit record lows new factories are springing up throughout the country. While this is good news for pretty much everyone the skills gap remains the fly in the ointment. However the lack of trained or experienced manufacturing employees has not deterred manufacturers from moving full speed ahead in investing substantially in new manufacturing facilities. (Read More)

Women And Manufacturing

The definition of self motivation is the ability to do what needs to be done, without influence from other people or situations. How do you keep motivated when we can quickly and easily be overwhelmed? Andrea Olson and Desiree Grace dive into the ways to stay self motivated, tricks to keep momentum, avoiding obstacles, and ways to maintain balance without burnout.