Today, April 20, marks five years since what has been described as the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history; the BP oil spill. WCTV takes a look back at how the local fishing industry has recovered since then.
Blue Bell Creameries will survive the crisis caused by a recent recall of products prompted by a finding of bacterial contamination in some of its products, but it will take a lot of work and a lot of money, experts said.
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese announced today that starting in January 2016, Original Kraft Macaroni & Cheese in the U.S. will no longer be made with artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.
Warehouses, manufacturing shop floors, and field maintenance sites already use smart glasses in some cases. Google Glass retreated from the public but has remade itself as a workplace tool. Smart glasses are being tested in warehouses and customer service as well.
There is a shift taking place in the manufacturing industry towards more advanced technologies on the plant floor. However, implementing significant change — such as investing in automation — can be daunting.
When cooling loads change gradually, your refrigeration equipment and controls undergo gradual changes and your system remains stable and efficient. However, if rapid load fluctuations occur as a result of production or sanitation activities, many systems experience pressure or temperature fluctuations, which can cause sanitation and quality issues as well as increased energy usage.
The world has advanced so much that science fiction is becoming a reality. This is abundantly clear in the manufacturing sector as technology moves from prototyping to tooling, to additive manufacturing commonly known as 3D printing.
Poorly designed equipment can lead to costly downtime and supply chain disruptions.
One vision of the future of industry could mean fewer workers, more machines and full automation.
Although KIND bar sales have roughly doubled in size every year for a decade, last month the FDA sent a warning letter to the company for labeling several of its fruit and nut bars as "healthy"- because they do not meet federal standards.
The U.S. Forest Service is investigating Nestlé over a report that the company drew water from drought-ravaged California using a long-expired permit.
3D printing pioneers say their technology can return us to our pre-industrial roots, where customized designs trump mass production.
The answer to getting rid of reactive and backseat safety practices lies with the maintenance department.
Swiss multinational Nestlé is reportedly close to an agreement that would sell its Davigel frozen foods unit to Brakes Group.
The big question for manufacturers is — is your supplier offering you the most valuable benefits available? Craig Anderson, PFI’s strategic accounts manager, walk through the top five considerations you shouldn’t be going without.
The study by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce said although the percentage of manufacturing jobs plummeted from 40 percent to 10 percent of all U.S. jobs since the end of World War II, output in those jobs climbed from $100,000 per person to $300,000.
MillerCoors is building a second small brewery in Denver for its Blue Moon Belgian-style wheat beer. The brewery will develop and test new Blue Moon recipes and also include a tasting room and outdoor space for events.
Wisconsin has confirmed its first case of a dangerous bird flu strain that has struck several other Midwest states, including Minnesota and South Dakota.
Meet the robots inspiring manufacturers at the Hannover Messe — the world's biggest industrial fair.
Being in a supervisory role doesn't make someone an effective supervisor. They have to develop their skills as a supervisor the same way they learn any craft.
Why be lean? Today’s market for products and materials is customer-centric. Companies need to be able to quickly refocus their supply chain operations in anticipation of or in response to changes in customer purchasing preferences.
For a truly effective HACCP plan, companies must formalize vendor policies and communication with vital service partners.
Days after a foodborne illness was linked to Blue Bell ice cream products, a state inspection of an Oklahoma plant later tied to the infection praised the facility for having no violations and doing a "great job," according to a copy of the inspection report.
Headlines have been hot with 3D printing news, toying with opinions on how the technology could affect the everyday consumer experience.
There is no doubt that IoT represents a significant challenge for data management and analysis. And as the volume of data being generated grows exponentially, the problem can only become more acute.