The Importance of Ergonomics In The Manufacturing Industry

Do you work in the manufacturing industry? If so, you should perform an analysis of your workstations to ensure they are ergonomic. Ergonomics — the act of fitting a workstation to meet the needs of the worker — plays an … Read More

President Obama Signs The American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act Into Law

The nation’s manufacturing industry received a boost of confidence last month, when President Obama signed the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act into law. Proponents of the law say it help the middle-class by developing new jobs while expanding existing industries. So, … Read More

What Are Rare-Earth Magnets?

Originally developed in the late 1970s, rare-earth magnets are powerful magnets made of rare-earth metal alloys (hence the name). Standard magnets are typically made of nickel, iron or ceramic, which produces a moderately strong magnetic field. But rare-earth magnets, on … Read More

U.S. Manufacturing Industry Saw Huge Gains In November

The U.S. manufacturing industry saw significant improvement through the month of November. According to an article published by the Wall Street Journal, manufacturing experienced its largest recorded output in over nine months, attesting to the country’s rebounding economy. Figures from … Read More

The Surprising Benefits of Stainless Steel

Originally developed in the early 1900s, stainless steel is a steel alloy containing a minimum of 10.5% chromium. Current estimates suggest there are over 150 different grades of stainless steel available today (divided into 5 primary groups), many of which … Read More