February 2024

L&L Products

Job interview, application process deserves a fresh look

Feb. 27, 2024
Testing for fit and core skills provides a new "precision" approach to hiring.
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Don't coast amid letup in labor crisis: Talking Points

Feb. 26, 2024
Take advantage of this seeming respite to rethink your plant environment as well as job benefits to attract and hold onto employees.
Anchor Plastics Inc.
Injection Molding

Molder snags new workers with flexible approach

Feb. 20, 2024
Anchor Plastics offers flexible hours, plans re-examination of other benefits, to match workers' needs.
Injection Molding

Arburg aims to be more than a machine supplier

Feb. 19, 2024
The company's commitment to its customers extends to problem-solving, training and building customized turnkey work cells.
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Underrepresented populations can help replenish labor pool

Feb. 14, 2024
Amid a hiring crunch, HR experts advise giving consideration to military spouses, the formerly incarcerated and others who often are overlooked.

More content from February 2024

Anchor Plastics Inc.

Hiring slows, but worker shortage continues to plague industry

Feb. 12, 2024
November saw fewest workers start new jobs since the pandemic began, but shortfall of around 550,000 workers remains within the manufacturing industry.

Evertrak's recycled-plastic railroad ties are picking up steam

Feb. 9, 2024
The company's ties, made with post-industrial PE and PP mixed with glass fiber, last much longer than traditional wooden ones.
Progressive Components
Molds & Tooling

CVe Monitor RT tracks tools in real time

Feb. 7, 2024
Progressive Components' newest mold monitor wirelessly routes data from the tool to the cloud.

Kiefel Speedformer now faster, more precise

Feb. 7, 2024
The KMD 78.2 Premium steel rule cutting machine has a range of improvements.
ABB Robotics
Product Innovations

ABB software now compatible with six-axis robots

Feb. 6, 2024
Wizard Easy Programming lets even inexperienced users quickly set up movements and instructions.
Feller Engineering
Molds & Tooling

MCSservo provides hot-runner control in compact space

Feb. 5, 2024
The controller was developed by Feller Engineering with partner Servomold.