The Car Is Dead, Long Live The Car

April 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

Several major automakers are echoing this trend by putting more resources into crossovers and SUVs, especially the highly profitable large models, while curtailing or abandoning some sectors of the car market. But before we write the car’s obituary, let’s remember […]

Employee Engagement: Don’t Leave Money on the Table

April 12, 2018

Employee engagement is a fuzzy concept for many manufacturing leaders. Definitions of engagement vary, opinions about its importance differ from one person to the next, and most confusing is how to make it happen on the plant floor and across […]

How One Company is Closing the Skills Gap Through a Competency-Based Apprenticeship Program

April 4, 2018

There were 5.8 million job openings at the beginning of 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). This represents a substantial increase over employment opportunities during the Great Recession (2007–2013), yet American employers increasingly say they can’t find […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Gulfstream to Extend Operating Hours, Add More Capabilities in Beijing

April 16, 2018

Via: ASD News

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that its company-owned service center in Beijing will extend its hours of operation, enhancing its support of operators based in and traveling through the region. During the second quarter of 2018, the facility at Beijing […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Engineering the 2019 Jeep Cherokee

April 16, 2018

Via: MFRTech

The Jeep Cherokee, which was launched in its current manifestation as a model year 2014 vehicle, and which has just undergone a major refresh for MY 2019, is nothing if not a solid success. For March 2018, for example, there […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Massachusetts top court rules against Exxon in climate change probe

April 13, 2018

Via: Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) – Massachusetts’ top court on Friday rejected Exxon Mobil Corp’s bid to block the state’s attorney general from obtaining records to investigate whether the company for decades concealed its knowledge of the role fossil fuels play in climate […]