Do you hire other companies to complete jobs in your workplace? If so, do you realize that you could be liable for labor violations that the company commits while working there?
Two pending cases (and one recently decided case) will alter how franchisees, general and sub-contractors, and other companies operate.
The world of manufacturing is ever changing. The economic outlook projects improvement in manufacturing conditions, but thousands, and even millions, of jobs in the U.S. go unfulfilled because of a skills gap. As such, the skills gap has challenged workforce developers nationwide. As the McKinsey Global Institute points out in a recent study, “Workforce availability threatens to reduce economic growth by 40%, despite continuing productivity from automation and other elements of supply-chain optimization.”
No industry can thrive without a strong support base of responsive, quality suppliers. We sought to celebrate suppliers to the ceramic and related industries with our 2017 Ceramic Industry Supplier of the Year Award, and we were thrilled to receive many enthusiastic nominations.
Over the past 12 months, in addition to reducing electricity demand and expenditures, Kyocera has continued to refine its efforts to protect and improve the environment.
April 14, 2017
Kyocera International, Inc. was recently honored with the 2017 Recycler of the Year award from the City of San Diego’s Environmental Services Department (ESD) for its recycling and waste reduction efforts.
New equipment includes a dryer to support a platform handling system, a dry product unloading system, the modification of the dry product loading system on the kiln cars, and a fired product unloading system.
April 5, 2017
The management team of EPRA Spa, part of the ASICOM group, recently decided to invest in modern automation technology from Sacmi Heavy Clay.
SOUTH-TEC draws manufacturing suppliers, distributors and equipment builders from across North America and around the world – bringing them together in Charlotte, North Carolina. With more than 400 exhibiting companies, attendees can find all the latest technologies and services – plus the experts who built them – ready to demonstrate solutions that can help them grow their business. Visitors can make side-by-side comparisons, discover integrated equipment, hear about industry trends and forecasts, and leverage their purchasing power. Read More
Hosted November 6–9, 2017 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the 78th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC) is the largest glass manufacturing conference in North America, attracting glass manufacturers and suppliers worldwide to exchange innovations and solutions. Read More