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Mitchell in Nest
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 12, 2017 at 7:25 pm

Wisconsin-based company wins award for bringing jobs home Mitchell Metal Products, of Merrill, Wisc., received the first National Reshoring Award on Thursday, given in recognition of the company’s success bringing manufacturing back home to the United States. The award, given by The Reshoring Initiative and the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), honors “a company that has […]

Underwater Drones
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 12, 2017 at 7:23 pm

Submarine robotics company expands geographic reach Aquabotix, an emerging underwater robotics company based in Fall River, Massachusetts, announced the addition of four new distributors to its global network September 25. The partnerships aim to help support the company’s global expansion and sale of its underwater robotics products, which include some science fiction-level stuff. The company ‘bots […]

Schooled in the Trade
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 12, 2017 at 7:21 pm

New internship and apprenticeship programs continue to blossom Though they may fly under the radar, apprenticeship programs are invaluable to the American workforce, and they continue to flourish. A new training program in Iowa or Kentucky doesn’t always bring the saucy appeal of a big-time tech company headline, but that young engineer featured in it […]

Elon to the Rescue?
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 12, 2017 at 7:18 pm

Tesla CEO says he wants to rebuild Puerto Rico’s electrical grid from scratch Elon Musk continues to evoke pondering over whether he is human or an aspiring superhero. In his latest installment, Musk publicly stated interest in rebuilding Puerto Rico’s demolished electrical grid from the ground up—using solar energy—in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The […]

EPA Repeals CPP
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 12, 2017 at 7:14 pm

Official rollback seen as huge win for coal as renewables regroup This decision is one that most American citizens saw coming. Scott Pruitt and the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday the official proposal for repeal of the Clean Power Plan. The plan which was a cornerstone of the Obama administration’s environmental efforts against climate change […]

Cass Appeal
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 5, 2017 at 6:35 pm

Minnesota machining company rebrands and revamps Cass Screw Machine Products, LLC, of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, has announced the renaming of the company to Cass Precision Machining. The company also launched a new website, it announced in a press release October 3. Cass produces precision machined parts for OEMs throughout the USA and internationally. It has […]

The Other UPS
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 5, 2017 at 6:28 pm

Eaton, Fortum team up for Uninterruptible Power Supply solutions Eaton, the power management company with operational headquarters in Beachwood, Ohio, is releasing a reserve power supply innovation in conjunction with European energy provider Fortum. UPS—Uninterruptible Power Supply, not United Parcel Service—is centered around electrical apparatus that provides alternate, emergency power to a load upon input, […]

Powering the Powerless
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 5, 2017 at 6:22 pm

Yamaha lends a hand in Puerto Rico Yamaha Motor Corp. USA’s Outdoor Power Equipment Division has announced that it is donating nearly 400 generators to the Red Cross for its disaster relief efforts. Yamaha announced in a press release Tuesday that it is donating both its 2000-watt and 2800-watt inverter generator models to the Red […]

Coal Compensation
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 5, 2017 at 6:18 pm

DOE nudges FERC by filing Notice of Proposed Rulemaking In an update to a recent Direct & Current item, the Department of Energy pushed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission September 29 to increase compensation for generators providing baseload power supplies, proposing a wide-ranging makeover for the nation’s competitive power markets, specifically intended to help traditional […]

Siemens Activity
Posted by Charlie Barks on October 5, 2017 at 6:11 pm

German giant has an especially active week Last week saw major maneuvering from companies such as ABB and General Electric, two giants who serve manufacturers and tech industries alike. Perhaps that has made others inclined to follow suit. Siemens has had an especially active week. The German engineering conglomerate most recently turned heads early Thursday […]

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