Press Releases of March 2019

L&L Special Furnace Co, Inc., has shipped a dual chamber heat treating furnace to a southeastern US manufacturer of various items used in the production of heavy equipment and transportation devices. The furnace will be used to heat treat the tooling used to manufacture these items. Its top chamber is used to harden tool steels while its bottom chamber is used for... read more

For today’s hardware and device makers, digital disruption is the new normal. In fact, by 2020, it is expected that 50 percent of the Global 2000 will see most of their business depend on digitally enhanced products, services, and experiences. For those that are reluctant to change, the road ahead will be difficult.

Fortunately, many hardware and device makers do want to seize the... read more

By Jill Konrath

Finding the right words to describe your product or service offering can be an agonizing task. As you well know, in today's crazy business environment it's tough to stand out from the crowd and impress corporate decision makers. That's why all the time, effort and resources invested in this valiant effort is so worthwhile.

But is it really? Before... read more

Western Canada's Leading Distributor, Thomas Skinner, Announces Participation at SME'S Western Manufacturing Technology Show 2019

Edmonton, AB – (March 6, 2019) – Thomas Skinner and Son Limited ("Thomas Skinner") is proud to announce its participation in the Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS) on June 4 – 6, 2019 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre... read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress on Tuesday the U.S. economy should keep expanding at a solid, though somewhat slower pace this year. But he warned of growing risks, including a global slowdown, volatile financial markets and uncertainty about U.S. trade policy.

In delivering the Fed's semiannual monetary report to Congress, Powell said the Fed... read more

S.A.F.E. Structure Designs, a global leader in ergonomic safety-first aviation maintenance equipment announced today that it has completed its contract with Next Era Energy in West Palm Beach, Florida. S.A.F.E. Structure has pioneered the way for its complete custom design, engineering and manufacturing of OSHA Compliant maintenance stands and hangar equipment to outfit the first AW169... read more