Five Across Inc. recently launched an instant messaging service for businesses, which can be downloaded for free off of their network, according to IDG News Service. This free service is an alternative to the pricey business services already on the market and the free models not tailored to business. This instant messaging system is geared towards the workgroup, with features such as the ability to send a message to multiple recipients, sharing of documents in a central server, and scheduling meetings at an online calendar. For more info or to download the service, go to www.fiveacross.com.
Industrial workplaces are governed by OSHA rules, but this isn’t to say that rules are always followed. While injuries happen on production floors for a variety of reasons, of the top 10 OSHA rules that are most often ignored in industrial settings, two directly involve machine design: lockout/tagout procedures (LO/TO) and machine guarding.
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NanoSteel Co., which develops high-performance steel alloys, began producing steel powders for additive manufacturing (AM) last year and now supplies them commercially for freeform laser deposition and laser powder bed fusion processes.
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