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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Manufacturers Capture Employee Engagement and Recruitment through Corporate Social Responsibility

Recently an ASQ survey reveals manufacturers’ social responsibility predictions for 2015. The 2015 “Manufacturing Outlook Survey,” nearly 1,500 manufacturing professionals from the aerospace, automotive, food, medical device, and utility industries shared predictions for companies’ participation in social responsibility in the coming year. As defined in the survey, social responsibility is the responsibility of an organization […]

Manufacturers Keep Employees Healthy and On the Job

Diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes in the United States are skyrocketing. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) reported a total of 29.1 million people, or 9.3% of the population, have diabetes. Undiagnosed diabetic Americas are 8.1 million people (27.8% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed). The consequences of this disease are catastrophic, resulting in heart failure, […]

Manufacturers Must Recognize and Consistently Award Employee Loyalty

Each month, Hytrol Conveyors, based in Jonesboro, AR, announces the cumulative years of worker anniversaries being celebrated each month. The company with approximately 800 employees, celebrates 300+ years of work each month. Employees who have served the company for 40 years are nearing 100 plant floor employees. It is admirable. Kara Simon shared in Manufacturing.net […]

User Interface on the Plant Floor: Communication Leadership

In the December 9th issue of Global Manufacturing, Phil Lewis explains why manufacturers need to embrace a new era of business software. Lewis, Senior Director, solution consulting, EMEA at Infor, looks at why business software is finally getting the makeover it deserves. The last decade has seen somewhat of a technological revolution with consumer user […]