Of the 502,800 nonfatal workplace injuries in the manufacturing sector in 2013, nearly 30% occurred in primary metal, fabricated metal products and machinery manufacturing operations. In the most demanding industrial environments, the need to improve manual cut protection, dexterity, and comfort is as important as ever.
Over the past half decade, economic growth in the U.S. coupled with increased competition across the manufacturing industry has significantly increased the pressure on operations to produce more, in less time, in order to meet growing demand and increasing competition. While businesses are rightly focused on strategies that enhance their speed to market in order to meet changing consumer demands, manufacturing operations are simultaneously experiencing demands from another critical audience ...
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