Hillshire Brands Co. is backing off of its offer to buy Pinnacle Foods Inc., a move that it needs to make in order for its $7.75 billion proposed deal with Tyson Foods to go through.
Researchers are trying a range of tactics to make nuclear fuel survive longer in extreme accidents. Their overriding goal is giving plant workers more time before an accident becomes a full-on crisis.
Manufacturing's decline is a key factor in the widening income gap between the rich and everyone else, as people have been forced into far lower-paying work.
Did you know that slips, trips and falls are the most reported injury in the workplace? Here's how to prevent them.
Rethink Robotics thinks its latest creation, Baxter, will redefine how robotics are used in manufacturing.
Ford Motor Company has expanded its use of Aptean’s Activplant solution to help drive continuous improvement in selected manufacturing plants around the world.
Those who seek to make food healthier by adding chia powder should avoid several recalled brands that are linked to salmonella illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
A huge pile of dirt is standing in the way of a new jet engine plant in Lafayette. The Journal & Courier reports that the 10-foot-deep pile covers an area of about a half-dozen football fields.
A driver's knee can bump the key and knock the switch out of the "run" position, causing an engine stall.
Some of the largest brewers in the U.S. are trying to reduce their water-to-beer ratio as drought and wildfire threaten the watersheds where they draw billions of gallons every year.
The prices U.S. companies receive for their goods and services fell in May, offering evidence that inflation is mild.
China's government announced plans Friday to build up a handful of large producers of infant formula in its latest effort to revive an industry that is reeling from a scandal over tainted milk.
Federal officials have simplified parts of the approval process for bringing new beers to market, something that in the past could take months.
The global manufacturing scene has been getting a lot of press lately, as China’s production slows and the reshoring trend gives American workers hope. But with so many moving parts, what’s really happening?
Following is a sample of some of the newest conveyor technology that’s available on the market right now, including food-safe options, control system and maintenance kits.
Perhaps the belief that the American Dream is out of reach comes from the prevailing misconception of where the “good jobs” are. Maybe the manufacturing industry's best kept secret is that they're here.
With the rise of these connected operations, manufacturing executives are not only finding new ways to automate and create efficiency, they are also focusing on a big new opportunity for revenue growth: services.
AM General has been awarded a $90.5 million contract to restore and upgrade hundreds of Army National Guard Humvees at a northern Indiana factory.
A new trial was ordered Thursday for a former BP engineer convicted of deleting text messages related to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association and other industry groups challenged a new Vermont law in federal court Thursday that requires the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.