Tag Archives: machinery

Cat & Mouse

Caterpillar launches Tech-Link service for switchgear Caterpillar Inc., the construction machinery and equipment company based in Deerfield, Ill., introduced a new service this week called Tech-Link. The technology is said to offer secure, remote updates of Cat switchgear software designed to minimize set-up time and provide flexibility for operational changes while reducing service costs. “Tech-Link […]

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Going Once, Going Twice

Bid now, visit later for a timely auction in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula For Midwesterners, late May into early June is always a good time to visit Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Catch-and-keep season has just started for most fishermen, temperatures finally begin to rise, and the rivers and waterfalls usher in kayak and canoe enthusiasts. If you’re […]

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Sulzer & Kato

Sulzer signs deal with Kato Engineering for generators in USA and Australia Sulzer is expanding the scope of its collaboration with Nidec by signing an agreement that authorizes the company to deliver maintenance and repair services for Kato generators, a brand of Nidec. Following a recent agreement with Nidec for the sales and servicing of […]

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Everything Must Go

Last day of GM plant auction in Janesville this week Midwesterners: tomorrow is your last chance. Officials from Commercial Development Company Inc. announced last Friday that they will host a second online auction to sell equipment from the former General Motors Assembly Plant in Janesville, Wisconsin. The site was announced for closure in 2008 to […]

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Industrious Learning

An Idaho technician represents the unorthodox path to repair job success The manufacturing skills gap has created a mad rush for skilled technical workers. Filling this void has no clear solution, but empty jobs require workers…workers that don’t necessarily need a full skill set when they first start. As it turns out, many people are learning on the job. […]

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