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Cut-to-Length Assembly

May 7, 2012 1:28 pm | by AZCO | Product Releases | Comments

A SUR-SIZE cut-to-length assembly from AZCO ( Fairfield , NJ ) combines a knife assembly with a roll feeder.

The Connected Culture: The Issue of Overreliance

May 7, 2012 1:23 pm | by Chris Fox, Managing Editor | Blogs | Comments

Forcing kids to understand how something works rather than just assuming it will always work, is vitally important to the success of future generations.  

61-Year-Old Company Re-Invents Itself with FDM

May 7, 2012 1:14 pm | by Stratasys | News | Comments

Established as Master Mold & Die in 1950 by Jack Thompson, Thogus Products (Thogus) is a 61-year-old manufacturing company foundationally rooted in injection molding. In 1997, 56 percent of sales came from automotive clients. A decade later, feeling the pressure of a poor economy and recognizing the threat of limited diversification, Thogus decided to search for new sources of revenue.


Test Points for Through Hole PCBs

May 7, 2012 1:05 pm | by E-Mark | Product Releases | Comments

E-Mark (Shelton, CT) has increased its test point range with the addition of four new versions.

Parker Extends Low Temp Hose Family

May 7, 2012 1:02 pm | by Parker Hannifin Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The new 472LT and 722LT hoses from Parker Hannifin Corporation (Wickliffe, OH) are engineered to work in temperatures as low as -70°F (-57°C) while maintaining high performance

Custom Hydraulic Oil Reservoirs and Fuel Tanks

May 7, 2012 12:57 pm | by IFH Group | Product Releases | Comments

The IFH Group (Rock Falls, IL) has introduced the use of aluminized steel in hydraulic oil reservoirs and fuel tanks for off-road and specialty vehicles used in agricultural, construction, utility, and a range of other rugged off-highway applications.

The Deceptive Nature of Metrics

May 7, 2012 12:57 pm | by Alan Nicol, Executive Member, AlanNicolSolutions | Blogs | Comments

Before I point out some of the hazards we face with our metrics, let me say that I too believe that metrics are important and necessary. We need some way of measuring progress, setting alarms, and sometimes for driving behavior.

Cubic Inch SWIR Camera

May 7, 2012 12:51 pm | by Goodrich Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Goodrich Corporation (Charlotte, NC) (NYSE:GR) introduces the smallest shortwave infrared (SWIR) camera.


Microsoft: Get $99 Xbox if you sign up for Live

May 7, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Microsoft is offering its Xbox 360 gaming consoles with the Kinect motion controller for $99 for people who sign up for a two-year Xbox Live Gold membership at $15 per month.Microsoft Corp. says people who buy the console at the discounted price but cancel the monthly Live membership are...

Former Semitool worker charged, insider trading

May 7, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A former paralegal at a Kalispell-based semiconductor company and her father have settled insider trading charges filed after regulators alleged they illegally profited on prior knowledge of Semitool Inc.'s 2009 sale to Applied Materials Inc.The SEC alleged Angela Milliard wired money to her...

Barron's story boosts United Continental shares

May 7, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of the parent of United Airlines rose on Monday after an article in Barron's suggested that better times may be ahead for airlines, especially United. Lower oil prices helped, too.THE SPARK: A Barron's story published Saturday noted United's advantages, including its...

McAfee founder claims persecution in Belize

May 7, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The founder of the computer virus software company McAfee Inc. says he is being persecuted by police in his home in the Central American country of Belize.McAfee tells The Associated Press that officers from the country's Gang Suppression Unit raided his home on April 20 in what they called a...

Electric Toyota RAV4 to Start Near $50,000

May 7, 2012 12:50 pm | by DEE-ANN DURBIN - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Toyota Motor Corp. said Monday the electric RAV4 will cost $49,800 when it goes on sale this summer. That's more than double the starting price of the gas version.The electric version of the popular SUV will go around 100 miles (160 kilometers) on a charge.It also widens the choices for U.S....

Exxon Mobil tops Fortune 500 list

May 7, 2012 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Exxon Mobil has bumped Wal-Mart from first place among the Fortune 500 top revenue-generating U.S. companies thanks to rising oil prices.Fortune Magazine released its annual list on Monday.Oil producers saw some of the biggest revenue increases as a rebellion in Libya and high demand worldwide...

‘Connector Saver’ with Stainless Steel Coupling Nut

May 7, 2012 12:45 pm | by RF Connectors | Product Releases | Comments

7-16 DIN connectors are large format 50 ohm interfaces from RF Connectors (San Diego, CA) designed for high power wireless telecommunications applications such as antennas, base stations, and satellite communications.


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