Consumers and Investors are regaining confidence in economic conditions. Despite slow GDP growth in the next few quarters, the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) expects improvements in unemployment, industrial production activity and factory operating rates (utilization) will have a positive impact on material handling equipment manufacturing (MHEM). Read more
“The resurgence of manufacturing following the crash of 2008 is unprecedented according to a release from AMT—The Association for Manufacturing Technology ( http://www.amtonline.org). The most current U.S. manufacturing technology orders put the year-to-date total at $4,529.11 million, which is up 80.5 percent compared with 2010 and are the second highest dollar amount in the last 15 years.”
Read more of Gary Mintchell’s article at Automation World.
- New * MIXO 40 amp insert 3 pole 8 Awg wire size (Meeting the NEC 40 amp wire size)
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“When we talk of the so-called ‘knowledge crisis’ in the process industries today, we automatically gravitate toward discussion about the retirement of the baby boomer generation and the loss of practical knowledge associated with that.”
There’s more to it than that — consider the size and complexity of today’s automation and how they’ve “increased much more quickly than [the] human ability to document and understand them.”
Such a simple, though significant, thing as saving 3% on energy costs would have you digging into the Google maps “thing!”
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