Posted on 12/20/23 2:13 PM
At 7 a.m., Jess, an Interpower Level 2 molder, prepares the ENGEL injection molding machine to mold Continental European (CEE) Cord sets. The CEE plugs will be molded onto 1 mm² international cable, and Jess checks to make sure the 100-lb. CEE mold and proper steel inserts are in place. An additional team member verifies that the correct mold inserts are in place.
Posted on 11/21/23 8:11 AM
In postwar Japan, Taiichi Ohno was tasked with rebuilding the Japanese car market from scratch. Known as the father of the Japanese Toyota Production System (TPS), Ohno inherited limited raw materials in a fledgling automotive market—the behemoth Fordesque assembly lines employed in the U.S. were too sprawling for Japan’s compact approach.
Posted on 10/18/22 9:41 AM
East and Gulf Coast Ports Overtake West Coast in Imports The backlash at America’s largest seaport seemed inevitable. Not that many months ago, upwards of 120 ghost ships languished well off L.A.’s coastline waiting to berth and offload cargo.
Posted on 2/21/22 8:54 AM
Posted on 8/24/21 9:40 AM
In an InfoPower article posted on March 15, 2021, “Importers of Chinese Electrical Cord Sets and Components May Continue Experiencing Gridlock,” Interpower noted the rising costs of shipping containers, specifically that the rate of a container shipping from Asia to Europe in November of 2020 was $2,200. In February of 2021, three months later, that same container cost $7,900.