Haier America, a division of the multi-national home appliance and consumer electronics manufacturer Haier Group, announced plans today to locate its North American Tech Center in Evansville, IN, creating 50 new high-wage jobs by 2015.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday the Obama administration will decide "in the very near future" what actions it can take to make it less profitable for U.S. companies to shift their legal addresses to other countries.
Your supply chain is the biggest source of risk in your entire operation. Unfortunately, there are many day-to-day aspects that you’ll never be able to completely control or manage.
Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its TWIX Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch.
According to a survey by Harvard Business School alumni, U.S. workers face a dim future, with stagnant or falling pay and fewer openings for full-time jobs.
China's export growth eased in August while imports shrank for the second month in a row.
European airline Ryanair has committed to order 100 of Boeing's 737 MAX 200 airplanes, valued at $11 billion at current list prices.
Omega introduces its new series of pressure/temperature data loggers.
Though U.S. job growth slowed last month, the unemployment rate fell, especially for younger demographic groups.
Mercedes has announced plans to start building a fifth model, the ML Coupe, at its Alabama plant next year.
General Motors says that in two years it will offer cars that talk to each other and can almost drive themselves at freeway speeds.
Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion and boosting its presence on the North American market.
Southeast manufacturing activity saw a rebound in August, reversing an 8.5-point slide in June and July, according to the Southeast’s Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report released today by Kennesaw State University’s Econometric Center.
Chevron has agreed to pay more than a quarter-million dollars for air-quality violations at its Richmond refinery.
Noranda Aluminum Inc. announced that it is laying off up to 200 employees and suspending an expansion project at its southeast Missouri smelter because state regulators refused to lower its electricity rates.
Boar's Head Brand plans to build a meat processing plant in central Indiana that company executives say will create more than 200 new jobs over the next few years.
Ranking by the World Economic Forum showed the U.S. rising from No. 7 in 2012 to No. 3 currently.
When it comes to women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) the numbers just don’t add up. Even though the number of women majoring in STEM (and attending college) has increased in the past few decades, the number of women who actually enter the fields has barely increased at all.
Manufacturing & Education: Understanding the Connection. That is the name of an educators’ workshop I just attended that brought teachers and manufacturers together to share perspectives and opportunities. Panelists talked about workforce needs and what they find in job applicants.
Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don't get your hopes up.