Fujitsu and Microsoft collaborate to transform manufacturing processes through IoT innovation


HANOVER, Germany and TOKYO — April 12, 2015 — At the Hannover Messe event, Fujitsu Limited and Microsoft Corp. announced their collaboration to bring innovative operational excellence to manufacturing with the help of Fujitsu devices powered by Windows 8.1 Pro, the Internet of Things (IoT) services of FUJITSU Cloud A5 for Microsoft Azure, and the Fujitsu IoT/M2M (machine-to-machine) platform. Having recognized a solution was needed to optimize processing by both machines and humans, Fujitsu brought Read more [...]

Four Meritor Sites Hosting Students for NAM Manufacturing Day


TROY, Mich., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High school and middle school students in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee will learn about high-tech careers in manufacturing when they visit Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) plants during Manufacturing Day activities this month. "We hope to inspire young people to consider opportunities in the strong and growing manufacturing sector," said Wayne Watson, general manager, Operations, Americas. "In the years ahead, manufacturing will require highly Read more [...]

China manufacturing growth slows in August, surveys show


Beijing (AFP) - Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, two closely watched surveys showed Monday, losing momentum as a declining property sector and waning stimulus effects weigh on the world's second-largest economy. The official purchasing managers index (PMI) came in at 51.1 last month, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement.The figure was down from 51.7 in July, and the first decline since slipping to 50.2 in February, according to previous data. Readings Read more [...]

Meritor Honors Ramirez with 2013 Manufacturing Lifetime Engineering Achievement Award


MORRISTOWN, Tenn., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, recently honored  Jesse Ramirez with the company's 2013 Manufacturing Lifetime Engineering Achievement Award. Ramirez, senior gear development engineer at Meritor's Morristown, Tennessee facility, earned the award for developing precision forging and machining processes that have improved product Read more [...]

Con-way Manufacturing Receives 2013 Plant Safety Award from Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association


Con-way Manufacturing, a trailer manufacturer and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced that it has been honored with the 2013 Plant Safety Award from the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA). This is the fourth straight year and fifth time that Con-way Manufacturing has received this honor from TTMA; the company was also an award recipient in 2004, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Con-way Manufacturing was recognized for the achievement at the TTMA Annual Convention in Tucson, Ariz. Read more [...]

Meritor’s York Facility to Showcase High-Tech Careers During NAM Manufacturing Day


YORK, S.C., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 York Comprehensive High School students, along with education, government and community leaders, will experience a modern manufacturing plant and learn more about careers in this growing sector of the economy when they visit Meritor's (NYSE: MTOR) York plant on Oct. 4 during Manufacturing Day. The event coincides with the second annual, nationally celebrated Manufacturing Day. Spearheaded by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Manufacturing Read more [...]