Stadler Rail to Open Manufacturing Facility in Utah

Stalder Rail has announced plans to open a temporary manufacturing facility in Utah. This will be “phase one” of the company’s 15-year plan to expand its operations in North America. Stalder Rail is based out of Bussang, Switzerland, but in … Read More

What is Lean Manufacturing?

If you’ve been in the manufacturing industry for any significant length of time, you may have come across the term “lean manufacturing.” Many companies are now utilizing lean manufacturing practices to improve their output and generate higher profits. But what … Read More

More Manufacturers ‘Reshoring’ Jobs Back to the US

More US-based manufacturers are closing their overseas factories while opening new factories here in the US. Known as reshoring, it’s been gaining momentum among manufacturers, and for good reason: it reduces shipping costs, allows manufacturers to be closer to their … Read More

Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2016

Enhanced Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Human machine interfaces are becoming more and more commonplace in the manufacturing industry, and for good reason: they allow workers to command machines and equipment from a convenient, easy-to-use interface. HMIs differ from traditional computers … Read More