Hisco’s Top Five – Manufacturing News – May 2017

Hisco’s Top Five – Manufacturing News – May 2017

Hisco rounds up some of the most recent headlines and stories about the rapidly changing world of manufacturing. IndustryWeek shares some tips from Kimberly-Clark on retaining millennial workers; U.S. News and World Reports examines the recent hiring surges in manufacturing; Manufacturing.net reports on how digitization is transforming manufacturing; Manufacturing USA reports on a new program to train…

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Hisco’s Top Five – Manufacturing News Headlines March 2017

Hisco’s Top Five – Manufacturing News Headlines March 2017

Hisco Wins Three Awards at IPC APEX EXPO 2017 Hisco’s Tommy O’Connor Named One of Seika’s Top Performing Representatives Seika, a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services announced its top McDry representatives for 2016 at the IPC APEX EXPO 2017. Tommy O’Connor, Vice President and Zone Manager for Hisco garnered a top spot as…

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The EPA’s Expanded and Stronger Chemical Safety Oversight Powers

Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA) rolled out in June 2016 and took the place of the Toxic Substance Controls Act (TSCA) of 1976. Along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), manufacturers may need to take certain steps in relationship to the new rules. More…

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Manufacturing’s Makers and Shakers, Juli Fortune – Edsyn

Manufacturing’s Makers and Shakers, Juli Fortune – Edsyn

The Edsyn logo displays a hummingbird within the design and if you knew Juli Fortune’s father–Bill Fortune, a lifelong innovator (SOLDAPULLT®) and the founder of Edsyn–you’d quickly understand the connection. As a maker of high-quality soldering, desoldering, rework and fume extraction tools, like the hummingbird–the Edsyn company adapts to the task and even though small in…

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Made in America – Part 3 – Advanced Skills Wanted

Made in America – Part 3 – Advanced Skills Wanted

There’s no doubt that the Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring about abundant change to the manufacturing industry and require a much more highly-trained workforce. With the blending of—cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, big data and cloud computing, robotics, artificial-intelligence based systems and 3D printing—things will never be the same again, as each of these advances…

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Part 2 – Made in America – Reshoring is real. Or is it?

Part 2 – Made in America – Reshoring is real. Or is it?

Part 2 of a special Hisco blog series, Made in America, covering some of the challenges and changes facing manufacturers. American manufacturing appears to be taking a turn and recovering from the decisions made by many businesses to take some of their operations offshore for varied reasons, mainly as a cost savings. The migration had…

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Hisco’s Top Five – Manufacturing News Headlines

Hisco’s Top Five – Manufacturing News Headlines

Hisco News — You can’t beat a combination of outstanding information mixed with some fabulous food. That’s what happened when Hisco had the first ever Open House and Vendor Trade Show at the Schaumburg, Illinois branch on Thursday, August 25, 2016. The event brought together more than twenty-five of Hisco’s outstanding suppliers for an opportunity to…

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Manufacturing’s Makers and Shakers, Fred Guidi – QRP Gloves

Manufacturing’s Makers and Shakers, Fred Guidi – QRP Gloves

Today’s manufacturers face some of the most miraculous modernizations and changes of the century including driverless trucks, robotics, and more new and stricter federal regulations. In the next few months Hisco will talk with some of the industries innovators, change agents, founders and veterans–men and women who helped shape the last 30 – 40 years…

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